Parallel Verses

Amplified

Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty (snobbish, high-minded, exclusive), but readily adjust yourself to [people, things] and give yourselves to humble tasks. Never overestimate yourself or be wise in your own conceits.

New American Standard Bible

Be of the same mind toward one another; do not be haughty in mind, but associate with the lowly Do not be wise in your own estimation.

King James Version

Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.

Holman Bible

Be in agreement with one another. Do not be proud; instead, associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own estimation.

International Standard Version

Live in harmony with each other. Do not be arrogant, but associate with humble people. Do not think that you are wiser than you really are.

A Conservative Version

thinking the same way toward each other, not thinking on lofty things, but accommodating to the lowly. Become not wise according to yourselves,

American Standard Version

Be of the same mind one toward another. Set not your mind on high things, but condescend to things that are lowly. Be not wise in your own conceits.

An Understandable Version

Have the same [good] thoughts toward one another. Do not [always] be thinking you are a "bigshot," but lower yourself to accept humble tasks [or, humble people]. Do not think you are so smart.

Anderson New Testament

cultivate the same disposition, one to ward another: mind not high things, but conform yourselves to things that are lowly. Be not wise in your own conceits;

Bible in Basic English

Be in harmony with one another. Do not have a high opinion of yourselves, but be in agreement with common people. Do not give yourselves an air of wisdom.

Common New Testament

Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but associate with the lowly. Do not be conceited.

Daniel Mace New Testament

have the same respect for one another. let not your behaviour be haughty, but soften'd to the condition of those below you. be not wise in your own conceits.

Darby Translation

Have the same respect one for another, not minding high things, but going along with the lowly: be not wise in your own eyes:

Godbey New Testament

Have the same mind toward one another, not thinking high things, but condescending to the humble. Be not wise in your own conceits.

Goodspeed New Testament

Live in harmony with one another. Do not be too ambitious, but accept humble tasks. Do not be conceited.

John Wesley New Testament

Agree in the same affection toward each other.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Be unanimous among yourselves, not high minded, but accommodating the humble. Do not be wise in your own opinion.

Julia Smith Translation

Thinking the same towards one another. Not thinking high things but being led by humble things. Be not wise with yourselves.

King James 2000

Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Think the same [thing] toward one another; {do not think arrogantly}, but associate with the lowly. Do not be wise {in your own sight}.

Modern King James verseion

minding the same thing toward one another, not minding high things, but yielding to the lowly. Do not be wise within yourselves.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be of like affection one towards another. Be not high minded, but make yourselves equal to them of the lower sort. Be not wise in your own opinions.

Moffatt New Testament

Keep in harmony with one another; instead of being ambitious, associate with humble folk; never be self-conceited.

Montgomery New Testament

Have full sympathy with one another. Set not your minds on high affairs, but associate with lowly folk. Do not be wise in your own conceits.

NET Bible

Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty but associate with the lowly. Do not be conceited.

New Heart English Bible

Be of the same mind one toward another. Do not be arrogant, but associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own conceits.

Noyes New Testament

Be of one mind among yourselves. Set not your minds on high things, but content yourselves with what is humble. Be not wise in your own conceits.

Sawyer New Testament

Desire the same thing one for another; desire not the high, but be satisfied with the humble. Be not wise in your own conceit.

The Emphasized Bible

The same thing, one to another regarding, - not the lofty things regarding, but, by the lowly, being led along. Be not getting presumptuous in your own opinion:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Be of the same mind among each other. Affect not high things, but be condescending to the lowly. Be not wise in your own conceits.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Let the same spirit of sympathy animate you all, not a spirit of pride; be glad to associate with the lowly. Do not think too highly of yourselves.

Webster

Be of the same mind one towards another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.

Weymouth New Testament

Have full sympathy with one another. Do not give your mind to high things, but let humble ways content you. Do not be wise in your own conceits.

Williams New Testament

Keep on thinking in harmony with one another. Stop being high-minded but keep on associating with lowly people. Stop being conceited.

World English Bible

Be of the same mind one toward another. Don't set your mind on high things, but associate with the humble. Don't be wise in your own conceits.

Worrell New Testament

thinking the same thing one toward another; minding not lofty things, but being carried along with the lowly. Be ye not wise in your own conceits;

Worsley New Testament

Be alike affected to each other: not aiming at high things, but accommodating yourselves to persons of low rank. Be not wise in your own conceit.

Youngs Literal Translation

of the same mind one toward another, not minding the high things, but with the lowly going along; become not wise in your own conceit;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be of
φρονέω 
Phroneo 
think, regard, mind, be minded, savour, be of the same mind Trans, be like minded ,
Usage: 27

the same

Usage: 0

φρονέω 
Phroneo 
think, regard, mind, be minded, savour, be of the same mind Trans, be like minded ,
Usage: 27

one
ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

φρονέω 
Phroneo 
think, regard, mind, be minded, savour, be of the same mind Trans, be like minded ,
Usage: 27

not
μή 
me 
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493
Usage: 493

ὑψηλός 
Hupselos 
Usage: 10

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

συναπαγω 
sunapago 
condescend, carry away with, lead away with
Usage: 3

to men of low estate
ταπεινός 
Tapeinos 
Usage: 7

Be
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

φρόνιμος 
Phronimos 
Usage: 5

in
παρά 
Para 
of, with, from, by ... side, at, than,
Usage: 145

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Romans 12:16

References

Context Readings

Living In Love

15 Rejoice with those who rejoice [sharing others' joy], and weep with those who weep [sharing others' grief]. 16 Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty (snobbish, high-minded, exclusive), but readily adjust yourself to [people, things] and give yourselves to humble tasks. Never overestimate yourself or be wise in your own conceits. 17 Repay no one evil for evil, but take thought for what is honest and proper and noble [aiming to be above reproach] in the sight of everyone.


Cross References

Romans 11:25

Lest you be self-opinionated (wise in your own conceits), I do not want you to miss this hidden truth and mystery, brethren: a hardening (insensibility) has [temporarily] befallen a part of Israel [to last] until the full number of the ingathering of the Gentiles has come in,

Romans 15:5

Now may the God Who gives the power of patient endurance (steadfastness) and Who supplies encouragement, grant you to live in such mutual harmony and such full sympathy with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus,

1 Peter 3:8

Finally, all [of you] should be of one and the same mind (united in spirit), sympathizing [with one another], loving [each other] as brethren [of one household], compassionate and courteous (tenderhearted and humble).

Proverbs 3:7

Be not wise in your own eyes; reverently fear and worship the Lord and turn [entirely] away from evil.

Jeremiah 45:5

And should you seek great things for yourself? Seek them not; for behold, I will bring evil upon all flesh, says the Lord, but your life I will give to you [as your only booty and] as a [snatched] prize of war wherever you go.

Philippians 4:2

I entreat and advise Euodia and I entreat and advise Syntyche to agree and to work in harmony in the Lord.

2 Chronicles 30:12

Also the hand of God came upon Judah to give them one heart to do the commandment of the king and of the princes, by the word of the Lord.

Job 31:13-16

If I have despised and rejected the cause of my manservant or my maidservant when they contended or brought a complaint against me,

Job 36:5

Behold! God is mighty, and yet despises no one nor regards anything as trivial; He is mighty in power of understanding and heart.

Psalm 131:1-2

Lord, my heart is not haughty, nor my eyes lofty; neither do I exercise myself in matters too great or in things too wonderful for me.

Proverbs 17:5

Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker, and he who is glad at calamity shall not be held innocent or go unpunished.

Proverbs 19:7

All the brothers of a poor man detest him -- "how much more do his friends go far from him! He pursues them with words, but they are gone.

Proverbs 19:17

He who has pity on the poor lends to the Lord, and that which he has given He will repay to him.

Proverbs 19:22

That which is desired in a man is loyalty and kindness [and his glory and delight are his giving], but a poor man is better than a liar.

Proverbs 26:12

Do you see a man wise in his own eyes and conceit? There is more hope for a [self-confident] fool than for him.

Isaiah 5:21

Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes and prudent and shrewd in their own sight!

Jeremiah 32:39

And I will give them one heart and one way, that they may [reverently] fear Me forever for the good of themselves and of their children after them.

Matthew 6:25-26

Therefore I tell you, stop being perpetually uneasy (anxious and worried) about your life, what you shall eat or what you shall drink; or about your body, what you shall put on. Is not life greater [in quality] than food, and the body [far above and more excellent] than clothing?

Matthew 11:5

The blind receive their sight and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed (by healing) and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up and the poor have good news (the Gospel) preached to them.

Matthew 18:1-4

At that time the disciples came up and asked Jesus, Who then is [really] the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?

Matthew 20:21-28

And He asked her, What do you wish? She answered Him, Give orders that these two sons of mine may sit, one at Your right hand and one at Your left in Your kingdom.

Matthew 26:11

For you always have the poor among you, but you will not always have Me.

Luke 4:6-11

And he said to Him, To You I will give all this power and authority and their glory (all their magnificence, excellence, preeminence, dignity, and grace), for it has been turned over to me, and I give it to whomever I will.

Luke 6:20

And solemnly lifting up His eyes on His disciples, He said: Blessed (happy -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, apart from your outward condition -- "and to be envied) are you poor and lowly and afflicted (destitute of wealth, influence, position, and honor), for the kingdom of God is yours!

Luke 14:13

But when you give a banquet or a reception, invite the poor, the disabled, the lame, and the blind.

Luke 22:24-27

Now an eager contention arose among them [as to] which of them was considered and reputed to be the greatest.

Acts 4:32

Now the company of believers was of one heart and soul, and not one of them claimed that anything which he possessed was [exclusively] his own, but everything they had was in common and for the use of all.

Romans 6:2

Certainly not! How can we who died to sin live in it any longer?

Romans 12:3

For by the grace (unmerited favor of God) given to me I warn everyone among you not to estimate and think of himself more highly than he ought [not to have an exaggerated opinion of his own importance], but to rate his ability with sober judgment, each according to the degree of faith apportioned by God to him.

1 Corinthians 1:10

But I urge and entreat you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you be in perfect harmony and full agreement in what you say, and that there be no dissensions or factions or divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in your common understanding and in your opinions and judgments.

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no person deceive himself. If anyone among you supposes that he is wise in this age, let him become a fool [let him discard his worldly discernment and recognize himself as dull, stupid, and foolish, without true learning and scholarship], that he may become [really] wise.

1 Corinthians 4:10

We are [looked upon as] fools on account of Christ and for His sake, but you are [supposedly] so amazingly wise and prudent in Christ! We are weak, but you are [so very] strong! You are highly esteemed, but we are in disrepute and contempt!

1 Corinthians 6:5

I say this to move you to shame. Can it be that there really is not one man among you who [in action is governed by piety and integrity and] is wise and competent enough to decide [the private grievances, disputes, and quarrels] between members of the brotherhood,

1 Corinthians 8:2

If anyone imagines that he has come to know and understand much [of divine things, without love], he does not yet perceive and recognize and understand as strongly and clearly, nor has he become as intimately acquainted with anything as he ought or as is necessary.

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally, brethren, farewell (rejoice)! Be strengthened (perfected, completed, made what you ought to be); be encouraged and consoled and comforted; be of the same [agreeable] mind one with another; live in peace, and [then] the God of love [Who is the Source of affection, goodwill, love, and benevolence toward men] and the Author and Promoter of peace will be with you.

Philippians 1:27

Only be sure as citizens so to conduct yourselves [that] your manner of life [will be] worthy of the good news (the Gospel) of Christ, so that whether I [do] come and see you or am absent, I may hear this of you: that you are standing firm in united spirit and purpose, striving side by side and contending with a single mind for the faith of the glad tidings (the Gospel).

Philippians 2:2-3

Fill up and complete my joy by living in harmony and being of the same mind and one in purpose, having the same love, being in full accord and of one harmonious mind and intention.

Philippians 3:16

Only let us hold true to what we have already attained and walk and order our lives by that.

Philippians 4:11-13

Not that I am implying that I was in any personal want, for I have learned how to be content (satisfied to the point where I am not disturbed or disquieted) in whatever state I am.

1 Timothy 6:6-9

[And it is, indeed, a source of immense profit, for] godliness accompanied with contentment (that contentment which is a sense of inward sufficiency) is great and abundant gain.

Hebrews 13:5

Let your character or moral disposition be free from love of money [including greed, avarice, lust, and craving for earthly possessions] and be satisfied with your present [circumstances and with what you have]; for He [God] Himself has said, I will not in any way fail you nor give you up nor leave you without support. [I will] not, [I will] not, [I will] not in any degree leave you helpless nor forsake nor let [you] down ( relax My hold on you)! [ Assuredly not!]

James 2:5-6

Listen, my beloved brethren: Has not God chosen those who are poor in the eyes of the world to be rich in faith and in their position as believers and to inherit the kingdom which He has promised to those who love Him?

James 3:13-17

Who is there among you who is wise and intelligent? Then let him by his noble living show forth his [good] works with the [unobtrusive] humility [which is the proper attribute] of true wisdom.

1 Peter 5:3

Not domineering [as arrogant, dictatorial, and overbearing persons] over those in your charge, but being examples (patterns and models of Christian living) to the flock (the congregation).

3 John 1:9

I have written briefly to the church; but Diotrephes, who likes to take the lead among them and put himself first, does not acknowledge my authority and refuses to accept my suggestions or to listen to me.

Revelation 13:7-8

He was further permitted to wage war on God's holy people (the saints) and to overcome them. And power was given him to extend his authority over every tribe and people and tongue and nation,

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