Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 [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 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 do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, in order to prove by you what is that good and pleasing and perfect will of God. 3 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. 4 For even as we have many members in one body, and all members do not have the same function,


Cross References

Romans 1:5

by whom we have received grace and apostleship, to obedience to the faith among all nations, for His name;

Romans 11:20

Well, because of unbelief they were broken off, and you stand by faith. Do not be high-minded, but fear.

John 3:34

For He whom God has sent speaks the Words of God, for God does not give the Spirit by measure.

1 Corinthians 3:10

According to the grace of God which is given to me, as a wise master builder, I have laid the foundation, and another builds on it. But let every man be careful how he builds on it.

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace which was toward me has not been without fruit, but I labored more abundantly than all of them; yet not I, but the grace of God with me.

1 Peter 4:11

If anyone speaks, let it be as the words of God. If anyone ministers, let him do it as of the ability which God gives, so that God may be glorified in all things through Jesus Christ, to whom is the glory, and the might forever and ever. Amen.

Micah 6:8

He has shown you, O man, what is good. And what does Jehovah require of you but to do justice and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God?

Matthew 18:1-4

At that hour the disciples came to Jesus, saying, Who is the greater in the kingdom of Heaven?

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee stood and prayed within himself in this way: God, I thank You that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax-collector.

Romans 11:25

For I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers, lest you should be wise within yourselves; that blindness in part has happened to Israel, until the fullness of the nations has comes in.

Romans 12:6-8

Then having gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, if prophecy, according to the proportion of faith;

Romans 12:16

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

Romans 15:15-16

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

1 Corinthians 4:7-8

For who makes you to differ from another? And what do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as if you had not received it?

1 Corinthians 7:17

But as God has distributed to each one, as the Lord has called each one, so let him walk. And so I ordain in all churches.

1 Corinthians 12:7-11

But to each one is given the showing forth of the Spirit to our profit.

2 Corinthians 12:7

and by the surpassing revelations, lest I be made haughty, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I be made haughty.

2 Corinthians 12:13

For what is it in which you were inferior to the rest of the churches, except that I myself did not burden you? Forgive me this wrong.

Galatians 2:8-9

for He working in Peter to the apostleship of the circumcision also worked in me to the nations.

Galatians 6:3

For if anyone thinks himself to be something, being nothing, he deceives himself.

Ephesians 3:2

if you have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given to me toward you,

Ephesians 3:4

by which, when you read, you may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ)

Ephesians 3:7-8

Of this gospel I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given to me by the effectual working of His power.

Ephesians 4:7-13

But to every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ.

Ephesians 4:16

from whom the whole body, fitted together and compacted by that which every joint supplies, according to the effectual working in the measure of each part, producing the growth of the body to the edifying of itself in love.

Philippians 2:3-8

Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than themselves.

Colossians 1:29

For which I also labor, striving according to the working of Him who works in me in power.

Colossians 2:13

And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He has made alive together with Him, having forgiven you all trespasses,

1 Timothy 1:14

And the grace of our Lord was exceedingly abundant, with faith and love in Christ Jesus.

1 Timothy 2:9

In the same way also, I desire that women adorn themselves in decent clothing, with modesty and sensibleness, not adorned with braiding, or gold, or pearls, or costly clothing,

1 Timothy 2:15

But she will be kept safe through childbearing, if they continue in faith and love and holiness with sensibleness.

Titus 2:2

aged men to be temperate, sensible, discreet, sound in faith, in love, in patience.

Titus 2:4

that they may train the young women to love their husbands, to love their children,

Titus 2:6

Likewise exhort the young men to be discreet;

Titus 2:12

teaching us that having denied ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live discreetly, righteously and godly, in this present world,

James 4:6

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

1 Peter 1:13

Therefore girding up the loins of your mind, being sober, perfectly hope for the grace being brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ,

1 Peter 4:7

But the end of all things has drawn near. Therefore be of sound mind, and be sensible to prayers.

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise, younger ones, be subject to older ones, and all being subject to one another. Put on humility. For God resists proud ones, but He gives grace to the humble.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sensible and vigilant, because your adversary the Devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking someone he may devour;

3 John 1:9

I wrote to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to have the preeminence among them, did not receive us.

Proverbs 16:18-19

Pride goes 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 their own glory is not glory.

Proverbs 26:12

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

Ecclesiastes 7:16

Do not be righteous overmuch, neither make yourself overwise; why destroy yourself?

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