Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For I say, through the grace that was given me, to every man who is among you, not to over think beyond what he ought to think, but to think so as to think soundly, as God has apportioned to each man a measure of faith.

New American Standard Bible

For through the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think more highly of himself than he ought to think; but to think so as to have sound judgment, as God has allotted to each a measure of faith.

King James Version

For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.

Holman Bible

For by the grace given to me, I tell everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he should think. Instead, think sensibly, as God has distributed a measure of faith to each one.

International Standard Version

For by the grace given to me I ask every one of you not to think of yourself more highly than you should think, rather to think of yourself with sober judgment on the measure of faith that God has assigned each of you.

American Standard Version

For I say, through the grace that was given me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think as to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to each man a measure of faith.

Amplified

For by the grace [of God] given to me I say to everyone of you not to think more highly of himself [and of his importance and ability] than he ought to think; but to think so as to have sound judgment, as God has apportioned to each a degree of faith [and a purpose designed for service].

An Understandable Version

And because of God's unearned favor shown to me [i.e., in appointing me to be an apostle], I am telling every person among you not to think he is more important than he really is. Instead, he should have a sensible estimate [of his gifts] in harmony with the degree of faith God has given to each person.

Anderson New Testament

For I say, through the grace given to me, to every one that is among you, that he must not think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but that he be disposed to think modestly, as God has distributed to each a measure of faith.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Common New Testament

For by the grace given to me I say to every one among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith which God has assigned him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Now it is by virtue of my apostolical commission, that I charge every man among you, not to entertain too high an opinion of himself; but modestly consider, that 'tis God who has dealt to every man his proportion of spiritual gifts.

Darby Translation

For I say, through the grace which has been given to me, to every one that is among you, not to have high thoughts above what he should think; but to think so as to be wise, as God has dealt to each a measure of faith.

Godbey New Testament

For I speak, through the grace which has been given unto me, for every one who is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, as God has imparted to each one the measure of faith.

Goodspeed New Testament

By the favor that God has shown me, I would tell every one of you not to think too highly of himself, but to think reasonably, judging himself by the degree of faith God has allowed him.

John Wesley New Testament

And I say, through the grace which is given to me, to every one that is among you, not to think of himself above what he ought to think, but to think soberly, according to the measure of faith which God hath distributed to every one.

Julia Smith Translation

For I say, by the race given me, to every one being with you, not to entertain a high opinion of one's self above what is fitting to think: but to think to be discreet, as God has divided the measure of faith to each.

King James 2000

For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God has dealt to every man the measure of faith.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For by the grace given to me I say to everyone who is among you not to think more highly of yourself than what one ought to think, but to think {sensibly}, as God has apportioned a measure of faith to each one.

Modern King James verseion

For I say, through the grace given to me, to every one who is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think. But set your mind to be right-minded, even as God has dealt to every man the measure of faith.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For I say, through the grace that unto me is given, to every man among you: that no man esteem of himself more than it becometh him to esteem - But that he discreetly judge of himself according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.

Moffatt New Testament

In virtue of my office, I tell everyone of your number who is self-important, that he is not to think more of himself than he ought to think; he must take a sane view of himself, corresponding to the degree of faith which God has assigned to each.

Montgomery New Testament

For, through the grace that was given to me, I tell every man among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but so to think, as to think soberly, according to the measure of faith which God has given him.

NET Bible

For by the grace given to me I say to every one of you not to think more highly of yourself than you ought to think, but to think with sober discernment, as God has distributed to each of you a measure of faith.

New Heart English Bible

For I say, through the grace that was given me, to every man who is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think reasonably, as God has apportioned to each person a measure of faith.

Noyes New Testament

For through the grace given to me I warn every one among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think soberly, according to the measure of faith which God hath imparted to each.

Sawyer New Testament

For I say through the grace given me, to every one among you, not to be higher-minded than he ought to be, but to think soberly, as God has distributed to each the measure of faith.

The Emphasized Bible

For I say, through the favour which hath been given me, unto every one who is among you, - not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but so to think as to think soberly - as, unto each one, God hath dealt a measure of faith.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For, I say, by the grace which is given unto me, to every one that is among you, not to think of himself above what he ought to think; but to think soberly, as God has divided to every one the measure of faith.

Twentieth Century New Testament

In fulfillment of the charge with which I have been entrusted, I bid every one of you not to think more highly of himself than he ought to think, but to think till he learns to think soberly--in accordance with the measure of faith that God has allotted to each.

Webster

For through the grace given to me, I say, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.

Weymouth New Testament

For through the authority graciously given to me I warn every individual among you not to value himself unduly, but to cultivate sobriety of judgement in accordance with the amount of faith which God has allotted to each one.

Williams New Testament

Now through the unmerited favor God has shown me I would say to every one of you not to estimate himself above his real value, but to make a sober rating of himself, in accordance with the degree of faith which God has apportioned to him.

World English Bible

For I say, through the grace that was given me, to every man who is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think reasonably, as God has apportioned to each person a measure of faith.

Worrell New Testament

For I say, through the grace that was given to me, to every one among you, not to think of himself more highly than he night to think, but so to think as to think soberly, according as God divided to each one a measure of faith.

Worsley New Testament

For by the grace conferred on me I charge every one among you, not to think of himself above what he ought to think: but to think with sobriety, according as God hath divided to every man the measure of faith.

Youngs Literal Translation

For I say, through the grace that was given to me, to every one who is among you, not to think above what it behoveth to think; but to think so as to think wisely, as to each God did deal a measure of faith,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

the grace
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

unto me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

to every man
πᾶς 
Pas 
ἕκαστος 
hekastos 
Usage: 704
Usage: 73

that is
ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

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

you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

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

to think
ὑπερφρονεώ 
Huperphroneo 
φρονέω 
Phroneo 
φρονέω 
Phroneo 
Usage: 1
Usage: 27
Usage: 27

ὑπερφρονεώ 
Huperphroneo 
Usage: 1

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

he ought
δεῖ 
Dei 
Usage: 72

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

σωφρονέω 
Sophroneo 
be in right mind, be sober, be sober minded, soberly
Usage: 6

ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

μερίζω 
merizo 
Usage: 8

the measure
μέτρον 
metron 
Usage: 8

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Romans 12:3

Images Romans 12:3

Prayers for Romans 12:3

Context Readings

A Variety Of Gifts In The Body Of Christ

2 And be not conformed to this age, but be ye transformed by the renewal of your mind, for ye to approve what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God. 3 For I say, through the grace that was given me, to every man who is among you, not to over think beyond what he ought to think, but to think so as to think soundly, as God has apportioned to each man a measure of faith. 4 For just as we have many body-parts in one body, and all the body-parts have not the same function,


Cross References

Romans 1:5

through whom we received grace and apostleship for obedience of faith among all the nations on behalf of his name,

Romans 11:20

Correct! They were broken off for their unbelief, and thou stand by thy faith. Be not high-minded but fear,

John 3:34

For he whom God sent speaks the sayings of God, for God does not give the Spirit by measure.

1 Corinthians 3:10

According to the grace of God that was given to me, as a wise master builder, I laid a foundation and another man is building on it. But let each man take heed how he is building on it.

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace of God I am what I am. And his grace for me did not become empty, but I labored more abundantly than them all, yet not I, but the grace of God with me.

1 Peter 4:11

If any man speaks, as oracles of God. If any man serves, as of ability as God supplies. So that God may be glorified in all things through Jesus Christ, to whom is the glory and the dominion into the ages of the ages. Truly.

Micah 6:8

He has shown thee, O man, what is good. And what does LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with thy God?

Matthew 18:1-4

In that hour the disciples came to Jesus, saying, Who then is greater in the kingdom of the heavens?

Luke 18:11

Having stood by himself, the Pharisee prayed these things: God, I thank thee that I am not as the rest of men, predatory, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector.

Romans 11:25

For I do not want you, brothers, to be ignorant of this mystery, lest ye should be wise according to yourselves, that a callousness in part has happened to Israel until the fullness of the Gentiles come in.

Romans 12:6-8

And having different gifts according to the grace that was given to us, whether prophecy, according to the proportion of faith;

Romans 12:16

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

Romans 15:15-16

But I wrote more boldly to you, brothers, in part, as reminding you because of the grace that was given to me by God,

1 Corinthians 4:7-8

For who makes thee different? And what have thou that thou did not receive? And also if thou received it, why do thou boast as not having received it?

1 Corinthians 7:17

Except, as God has distributed to each man, as the Lord has called each, so let him walk. And so I command in all the congregations.

1 Corinthians 12:7-11

But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each man toward that which is beneficial.

2 Corinthians 12:7

And so that I might not be over exalted by the extraordinariness of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, an agent of Satan so that he would buffet me, so that I would not be over exalted.

2 Corinthians 12:13

For what is there which ye were inferior to the other congregations? Except that I myself was not burdensome to you? Forgive me this wrong.

Galatians 2:8-9

(for he who was working in Peter for the apostleship for men of circumcision was also working in me for the Gentiles),

Galatians 6:3

For if some man presumes to be something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Ephesians 3:2

since indeed ye heard of the administration of the grace of God, which was given to me for you,

Ephesians 3:4

With which reading ye can recognize my understanding in the mystery of the Christ,

Ephesians 3:7-8

Of which I became a helper according to the gift of that grace of God, which was given to me according to the working of his power.

Ephesians 4:7-13

But the grace was given to each of us, according to the measure of the gift of the Christ.

Ephesians 4:16

from whom the whole body, joined together and united together through every connection of the supply, according to the working of each one part within a standard, makes the growth of the body for the construction of itself by love.

Philippians 2:3-8

in nothing according to selfish ambition or empty conceit, but in humility considering each other surpassing yourselves.

Colossians 1:29

For which also I labor, striving according to his working, which works in me with power.

Colossians 2:13

And you, being dead in transgressions and the uncircumcision of your flesh, you he made alive together with him, having forgiven us all the transgressions,

1 Timothy 1:14

And the grace of our Lord was filled to overflowing with the faith and love in Christ Jesus.

1 Timothy 2:9

And similarly, the women to adorn themselves in disciplined decorum, with reverence and sobriety, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive apparel,

1 Timothy 2:15

But she will be saved through childbearing, if they continue in faith and love and sanctification with sobriety.

Titus 2:2

Aged men are to be without wine, noble, serious minded, sound in faith, in love, in perseverance.

Titus 2:4

so that they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,

Titus 2:6

Likewise exhort the younger men to be sober-minded.

Titus 2:12

disciplining us, so that, having denied irreverence and worldly lusts, we should live soberly and righteously and piously in the present age.

James 4:6

But he gives greater grace. Therefore it says, God is opposed to the arrogant, but gives grace to the lowly.

1 Peter 1:13

Therefore having girded up the loins of your mind, being sober, hope entirely for the grace brought to you at the revealing of Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 4:7

But the end of all things has approached. Therefore be serious, and be sober for the prayers.

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise younger men should be subordinate to the elder men. And all being subordinate to each other, clothe yourselves with humility, because God sets himself against the haughty, but gives grace to the lowly.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sober, be vigilant. Your opponent the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about seeking whom to devour.

3 John 1:9

I wrote to the congregation, but Diotrephes, who loves to be first of them, did not accept us.

Proverbs 16:18-19

Pride [is] before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Proverbs 25:27

It is not good to eat much honey, so [for men] to search out their own glory is grievous.

Proverbs 26:12

See thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope for a fool than of him.

Ecclesiastes 7:16

Be not over-righteous, nor show thyself too wise. Why should thou destroy thyself?

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