Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

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

New American Standard Bible

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

King James Version

Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.

Holman Bible

Do not be conquered by evil, but conquer evil with good.

International Standard Version

Do not be conquered by evil, but conquer evil with good.

A Conservative Version

Be thou not overcome by evil, but overcome evil by good.

American Standard Version

Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.

Amplified

Do not be overcome and conquered by evil, but overcome evil with good.

An Understandable Version

[So], do not be conquered by evil, but [instead] conquer evil by doing good.

Anderson New Testament

Be not overcome by evil; but overcome evil with good.

Bible in Basic English

Do not let evil overcome you, but overcome evil by good.

Common New Testament

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Daniel Mace New Testament

be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil by good.

Darby Translation

Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Godbey New Testament

Be not overcome by the evil, but overcome the evil with the good.

Goodspeed New Testament

Do not be conquered by evil, but conquer evil with good.

John Wesley New Testament

Be not overcome with evil, but overcome evil with good.

Julia Smith Translation

Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.

King James 2000

Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Modern King James verseion

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be not overcome of evil: But overcome evil with goodness.

Moffatt New Testament

Do not let evil get the better of you; get the better of evil by doing good.

Montgomery New Testament

Do not be overcome by evil, but be overcoming evil with good.

NET Bible

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

New Heart English Bible

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Noyes New Testament

Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Sawyer New Testament

Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

The Emphasized Bible

Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Never be conquered by evil, but conquer evil with good.

Webster

Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Williams New Testament

Stop being conquered by evil, but keep on conquering evil with good.

World English Bible

Don't be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Worrell New Testament

Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Worsley New Testament

Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Youngs Literal Translation

Be not overcome by the evil, but overcome, in the good, the evil.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be
νικάω 
Nikao 
Usage: 17

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

νικάω 
Nikao 
νικάω 
Nikao 
Usage: 17
Usage: 17

of
ὑπό 
Hupo 
of, by, under, with, in, not tr,
Usage: 188

κακός 
Kakos 
κακός 
Kakos 
Usage: 46
Usage: 46

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

with
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Romans 12:21

Context Readings

Living In Love

20 On the contrary, therefore, if your enemy is hungry, give him food; if he is thirsty, quench his thirst. For by doing this you will be heaping burning coals upon his head. 21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome the evil with goodness.


Cross References

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 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.

Luke 6:27-30

"But to you who are listening to me I say, Love your enemies; seek the welfare of those who hate you;

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