Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

Invoke blessings on your persecutors--blessings, not curses.

New American Standard Bible

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.

King James Version

Bless them which persecute you: bless, and curse not.

Holman Bible

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.

International Standard Version

Bless those who persecute you. Keep on blessing them, and never curse them.

A Conservative Version

Bless those who persecute you. Bless ye and do not curse.

American Standard Version

Bless them that persecute you; bless, and curse not.

Amplified

Bless those who persecute you [who cause you harm or hardship]; bless and do not curse [them].

An Understandable Version

Ask God's blessing on people who persecute you, instead of cursing them.

Anderson New Testament

bless them that persecute you; bless, and curse not;

Bible in Basic English

Give blessing and not curses to those who are cruel to you.

Common New Testament

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.

Daniel Mace New Testament

bless them who persecute you:

Darby Translation

Bless them that persecute you; bless, and curse not.

Godbey New Testament

Bless them that persecute you; bless, and scold not.

Goodspeed New Testament

Bless your persecutors; bless them; do not curse them.

John Wesley New Testament

bless and curse not.

Julia Smith Translation

Praise them driving you out: praise ye, and curse not.

King James 2000

Bless them who persecute you: bless, and curse not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Bless those who persecute, bless and do not curse [them].

Modern King James verseion

Bless those who persecute you; bless, and do not curse.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Bless them which persecute you: bless, but curse not.

Moffatt New Testament

Bless those who make a practice of persecuting you; bless them instead of cursing them.

Montgomery New Testament

Bless your persecutors, bless, and curse not.

NET Bible

Bless those who persecute you, bless and do not curse.

New Heart English Bible

Bless those who persecute [you]; bless, and do not curse.

Noyes New Testament

Bless those who persecute you; bless, and curse not.

Sawyer New Testament

Bless those that persecute, bless and curse not.

The Emphasized Bible

Bless them that persecute, bless, and do not curse.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Bless them who persecute you; bless, and curse not.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Bless your persecutors--bless and never curse.

Webster

Bless them who persecute you; bless, and curse not.

Williams New Testament

Keep on blessing your persecutors; keep on blessing and stop cursing them.

World English Bible

Bless those who persecute you; bless, and don't curse.

Worrell New Testament

Bless those who persecute you; bless, and curse not.

Worsley New Testament

Bless them that persecute you: bless them, I say, and do not curse them.

Youngs Literal Translation

Bless those persecuting you; bless, and curse not;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εὐλογέω 
Eulogeo 
Usage: 39

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

εὐλογέω 
Eulogeo 
Usage: 39

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

καταράομαι 
Kataraomai 
Usage: 3

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Romans 12:14

References

American

Context Readings

Living In Love

13 Relieve the necessities of God's people; always practise hospitality. 14 Invoke blessings on your persecutors--blessings, not curses. 15 Rejoice with those who rejoice; weep with those who weep.


Cross References

Matthew 5:44

But I command you all, love your enemies, and pray for your persecutors;

Luke 6:28

bless those who curse you; pray for those who revile you.

1 Peter 3:9

not requiting evil with evil nor abuse with abuse, but, on the contrary, giving a blessing in return, because a blessing is what you have been called by God to inherit.

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See to it that no one ever repays another with evil for evil; but always seek opportunities of doing good both to one another and to all the world.

1 Thessalonians 5:15-30

See to it that no one ever repays another with evil for evil; but always seek opportunities of doing good both to one another and to all the world.

Luke 23:34

Jesus prayed, "Father, forgive them, for they know not what they are doing." And they divided His garments among them, drawing lots for them;

Acts 7:60

Then, rising on his knees, he cried aloud, "Lord, do not reckon this sin against them." And with these words he fell asleep.

Romans 12:21

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome the evil with goodness.

1 Corinthians 4:12-13

Homes we have none. Wearily we toil, working with our own hands. When reviled, we bless; when persecuted, we bear it patiently;

James 3:10

Out of the same mouth there proceed blessing and cursing. My brethren, this ought not to be.

1 Peter 2:21-23

And it is to this you were called; because Christ also suffered on your behalf, leaving you an example so that you should follow in His steps.

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