Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 (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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore I say through the grace given unto me, to all those that are among you not to obtain more knowledge than is prudent to know, but to obtain knowledge with temperance, each one according to the measure of faith that God has dealt.

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 Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may discern what is the good, pleasing, and perfect will of God. 3 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. 4 Now as we have many parts in one body, and all the parts do not have the same function,


Cross References

Romans 1:5

We have received grace and apostleship through Him to bring about the obedience of faith among all the nations, on behalf of His name,

Romans 11:20

True enough; they were broken off by unbelief, but you stand by faith. Do not be arrogant, but be afraid.

John 3:34

For God sent Him, and He speaks God’s words, since He gives the Spirit without measure.

1 Corinthians 3:10

According to God’s grace that was given to me, I have laid a foundation as a skilled master builder, and another builds on it. But each one must be careful how he builds on it.

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by God’s grace I am what I am, and His grace toward me was not ineffective. However, I worked more than any of them, yet not I, but God’s grace that was with me.

1 Peter 4:11

If anyone speaks, it should be as one who speaks God’s words; if anyone serves, it should be from the strength God provides, so that God may be glorified through Jesus Christ in everything. To Him belong the glory and the power forever and ever. Amen.

Micah 6:8

Mankind, He has told you what is good
and what it is the Lord requires of you:
to act justly,
to love faithfulness,
and to walk humbly with your God.

Matthew 18:1-4

At that time the disciples came to Jesus and said, “Who is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?”

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee took his standand was praying like this: ‘God, I thank You that I’m not like other people —greedy, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

Romans 11:25

So that you will not be conceited, brothers, I do not want you to be unaware of this mystery: A partial hardening has come to Israel until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.

Romans 12:6-8

According to the grace given to us, we have different gifts:If prophecy,
use it according to the standard of one’s faith;

Romans 12:16

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

Romans 15:15-16

Nevertheless, I have written to remind you more boldly on some points because of the grace given me by God

1 Corinthians 4:7-8

For who makes you so superior? What do you have that you didn’t receive? If, in fact, you did receive it, why do you boast as if you hadn’t received it?

1 Corinthians 7:17

However, each one must live his life in the situation the Lord assigned when God called him. This is what I command in all the churches.

1 Corinthians 12:7-11

A demonstration of the Spirit is given to each person to produce what is beneficial:

2 Corinthians 12:7

especially because of the extraordinary revelations. Therefore, so that I would not exalt myself, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan to torment me so I would not exalt myself.

2 Corinthians 12:13

So in what way were you treated worse than the other churches, except that I personally did not burden you? Forgive me this wrong!

Galatians 2:8-9

since the One at work in Peter for an apostleship to the circumcised was also at work in me for the Gentiles.

Galatians 6:3

For if anyone considers himself to be something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Ephesians 3:2

you have heard, haven’t you, about the administration of God’s grace that He gave to me for you?

Ephesians 3:4

By reading this you are able to understand my insight about the mystery of the Messiah.

Ephesians 3:7-8

I was made a servant of this gospel by the gift of God’s grace that was given to me by the working of His power.

Ephesians 4:7-13

Now grace was given to each one of us according to the measure of the Messiah’s gift.

Ephesians 4:16

From Him the whole body, fitted and knit together by every supporting ligament, promotes the growth of the body for building up itself in love by the proper working of each individual part.

Philippians 2:3-8

Do nothing out of rivalry or conceit, but in humility consider others as more important than yourselves.

Colossians 1:29

I labor for this, striving with His strength that works powerfully in me.

Colossians 2:13

And when you were dead in trespasses and in the uncircumcision of your flesh, He made you alive with Him and forgave us all our trespasses.

1 Timothy 1:14

And the grace of our Lord overflowed, along with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus.

1 Timothy 2:9

Also, the women are to dress themselves in modest clothing, with decency and good sense, not with elaborate hairstyles, gold, pearls, or expensive apparel,

1 Timothy 2:15

But she will be saved through childbearing, if she continues in faith, love, and holiness, with good judgment.

Titus 2:2

Older men are to be level headed, worthy of respect, sensible, and sound in faith, love, and endurance.

Titus 2:4

so they may encourage the young women to love their husbands and to love their children,

Titus 2:6

In the same way, encourage the young men to be self-controlled

Titus 2:12

instructing us to deny godlessness and worldly lusts and to live in a sensible, righteous, and godly way in the present age,

James 4:6

But He gives greater grace. Therefore He says:God resists the proud,
but gives grace to the humble.

1 Peter 1:13

Therefore, with your minds ready for action, be serious and set your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 4:7

Now the end of all things is near; therefore, be serious and disciplined for prayer.

1 Peter 5:5

In the same way, you younger men, be subject to the elders. And all of you clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, becauseGod resists the proud
but gives grace to the humble.

1 Peter 5:8

Be serious! Be alert! Your adversary the Devil is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for anyone he can devour.

3 John 1:9

I wrote something to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to have first place among them, does not receive us.

Proverbs 16:18-19

Pride comes before destruction,
and an arrogant spirit before a fall.

Proverbs 25:27

It is not good to eat too much honey
or to seek glory after glory.

Proverbs 26:12

Do you see a man who is wise in his own eyes?
There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Ecclesiastes 7:16

Don’t be excessively righteous, and don’t be overly wise. Why should you destroy yourself?

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