Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified

Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty [conceited, self-important, exclusive], but associate with humble people [those with a realistic self-view]. Do not overestimate yourself.

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;

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.

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 Take part in the joy of those who are glad, and in the grief of those who are sorrowing. 16 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. 17 Do not give evil for evil to any man. Let all your business be well ordered in the eyes of all men.


Cross References

Romans 11:25

For it is my desire, brothers, that this secret may be clear to you, so that you may not have pride in your knowledge, that Israel has been made hard in part, till all the Gentiles have come in;

Romans 15:5

Now may the God who gives comfort and strength in waiting make you of the same mind with one another in harmony with Christ Jesus:

1 Peter 3:8

Last of all, see that you are all in agreement; feeling for one another, loving one another like brothers, full of pity, without pride:

Proverbs 3:7

Put no high value on your wisdom: let the fear of the Lord be before you, and keep yourself from evil:

Jeremiah 45:5

And as for you, are you looking for great things for yourself? Have no desire for them: for truly I will send evil on all flesh, says the Lord: but your life I will keep safe from attack wherever you go.

Philippians 4:2

I make request to Euodias and Syntyche to be of the same mind in the Lord.

2 Chronicles 30:12

And in Judah the power of God gave them one heart to do the orders of the king and the captains, which were taken as the word of the Lord.

Job 31:13-16

If I did wrong in the cause of my man-servant, or my woman-servant, when they went to law with me;

Job 36:5

Truly, God gives up the hard-hearted, and will not give life to the sinner.

Psalm 131:1-2

Lord, there is no pride in my heart and my eyes are not lifted up; and I have not taken part in great undertakings, or in things over-hard for me.

Proverbs 17:5

Whoever makes sport of the poor puts shame on his Maker; and he who is glad because of trouble will not go free from punishment.

Proverbs 19:7

All the brothers of the poor man are against him: how much more do his friends go far from him! ...

Proverbs 19:17

He who has pity on the poor gives to the Lord, and the Lord will give him his reward.

Proverbs 19:22

The ornament of a man is his mercy, and a poor man is better than one who is false.

Proverbs 26:12

Have you seen a man who seems to himself to be wise? There is more hope for the foolish than for him.

Isaiah 5:21

Cursed are those who seem wise to themselves, and who take pride in their knowledge!

Jeremiah 32:39

And I will give them one heart and one way, so that they may go on in the worship of me for ever, for their good and the good of their children after them:

Matthew 6:25-26

So I say to you, Take no thought for your life, about food or drink, or about clothing for your body. Is not life more than food, and the body more than its clothing?

Matthew 11:5

The blind see; those who were not able to, are walking; lepers are made clean; those who were without hearing, now have their ears open; the dead come to life again, and the poor have the good news given to them.

Matthew 18:1-4

In that hour the disciples came to Jesus, saying, Who is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?

Matthew 20:21-28

And he said to her, What is your desire? She says to him, Let my two sons be seated, the one at your right hand, and the other at your left, in your kingdom.

Matthew 26:11

For the poor you have ever with you, but me you have not for ever.

Luke 4:6-11

And the Evil One said, I will give you authority over all these, and the glory of them, for it has been given to me, and I give it to anyone at my pleasure.

Luke 6:20

And turning his eyes to his disciples he said, Happy are you who are poor: for the kingdom of God is yours.

Luke 14:13

But when you give a feast, send for the poor and the blind and those who are broken in body:

Luke 22:24-27

And there was an argument among them about which of them was the greatest.

Acts 4:32

And all those who were of the faith were one in heart and soul: and not one of them said that any of the things which he had was his property only; but they had all things in common.

Romans 6:2

In no way. How may we, who are dead to sin, be living in it any longer?

Romans 12:3

But I say to every one of you, through the grace given to me, not to have an over-high opinion of himself, but to have wise thoughts, as God has given to every one a measure of faith.

1 Corinthians 1:10

Now I make request to you, my brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you will all say the same thing, and that there may be no divisions among you, so that you may be in complete agreement, in the same mind and in the same opinion.

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no man have a false idea. If any man seems to himself to be wise among you, let him become foolish, so that he may be wise.

1 Corinthians 4:10

We are made to seem foolish for Christ, but you are wise in Christ; we are feeble, but you are strong; you have glory, but we have shame.

1 Corinthians 6:5

I say this to put you to shame. Is there not among you one wise man who may be able to give a decision between his brothers?

1 Corinthians 8:2

If anyone seems to himself to have knowledge, so far he has not the right sort of knowledge about anything;

2 Corinthians 13:11

Let this be my last word, brothers; be glad; be complete; be comforted; be of the same mind; be at peace with one another: and the God of love and peace will be with you.

Philippians 1:27

Only let your behaviour do credit to the good news of Christ, so that if I come and see you or if I am away from you, I may have news of you that you are strong in one spirit, working together with one soul for the faith of the good news;

Philippians 2:2-3

Make my joy complete by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in harmony and of one mind;

Philippians 3:16

Only, as far as we have got, let us be guided by the same rule.

Philippians 4:11-13

But I will not say anything about my needs, for I am able, wherever I am, to be dependent on myself.

1 Timothy 6:6-9

But true faith, with peace of mind, is of great profit:

Hebrews 13:5

Be free from the love of money and pleased with the things which you have; for he himself has said, I will be with you at all times.

James 2:5-6

Give ear, my dear brothers; are not those who are poor in the things of this world marked out by God to have faith as their wealth, and for their heritage the kingdom which he has said he will give to those who have love for him?

James 3:13-17

Who has wisdom and good sense among you? let him make his works clear by a life of gentle wisdom.

1 Peter 5:3

Not as lords over God's heritage, but making yourselves examples to the flock.

3 John 1:9

I sent a letter to the church, but Diotrephes, whose desire is ever to have the first place among them, will not have us there.

Revelation 13:7-8

And it was given to him to make war on the saints and to overcome them: and there was given to him authority over every tribe and people and language and nation.

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