Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

or service, in the service; or he who teaches, in the teaching;

New American Standard Bible

if service, in his serving; or he who teaches, in his teaching;

King James Version

Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching;

Holman Bible

if service, in service;
if teaching, in teaching;

International Standard Version

If your gift is serving, devote yourself to serving others. If it is teaching, devote yourself to teaching others.

American Standard Version

or ministry, let us give ourselves to our ministry; or he that teacheth, to his teaching;

Amplified

if service, in the act of serving; or he who teaches, in the act of teaching;

An Understandable Version

Or, if our gift is serving, we should devote ourselves to rendering service. Or, if our gift is teaching, we should devote ourselves to teaching.

Anderson New Testament

or, if we have a ministry, let us be active in our ministry; if any one teaches, let him attend to his teaching;

Bible in Basic English

Or the position of a Deacon of the church, let a man give himself to it; or he who has the power of teaching, let him make use of it;

Common New Testament

if service, let us use it in our serving; he who teaches, in his teaching;

Daniel Mace New Testament

if it be the ministry, let him attend on that ministry; and he that teacheth, on teaching; he that exhorteth,

Darby Translation

or service, let us occupy ourselves in service; or he that teaches, in teaching;

Godbey New Testament

or ministry, it is in the ministry; or he that teacheth, in teaching;

Goodspeed New Testament

or of practical service, differing in the field of service, or the teacher who exercises his gift in teaching,

John Wesley New Testament

Or ministry, let us wait on our ministring; or he that teacheth, on teaching; or he that exhorteth, on exhortation.

Julia Smith Translation

Whether service, in service: whether he teaching, in instruction;

King James 2000

Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teaches, on teaching;

Lexham Expanded Bible

if [it is] service, by service; if [it is] one who teaches, by teaching;

Modern King James verseion

or ministry, in the ministry; or he who teaches, in the teaching;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let him that hath an office, wait on his office;

Moffatt New Testament

if it is practical service, let us mind our service; the teacher must mind his teaching,

Montgomery New Testament

If it is the gift of administration, let us give ourselves to our service.

NET Bible

If it is service, he must serve; if it is teaching, he must teach;

New Heart English Bible

or service, let us give ourselves to service; or he who teaches, to his teaching;

Noyes New Testament

or if service, let us attend to the service; he that teacheth, let him attend to teaching;

Sawyer New Testament

if a service [let us labor] in the service, if one teaches, in teaching,

The Emphasized Bible

Or ministering, use it in our ministering, or he that teacheth, let him use his gift in his teaching,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

or if the deacon's office, be active in the service; or he that teacheth, in teaching;

Twentieth Century New Testament

If it is to minister to others, let us devote ourselves to our ministry; the teacher to his teaching,

Webster

Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching:

Weymouth New Testament

if it is the gift of administration, let the administrator exercise a sound judgement in his duties.

Williams New Testament

or of practical service, in the field of service; or of a teacher, in the field of teaching;

World English Bible

or service, let us give ourselves to service; or he who teaches, to his teaching;

Worrell New Testament

or ministry, let us labor in the ministry; or he that teaches, in teaching;

Worsley New Testament

or ministry, let us attend to the ministry: or he that teacheth, on teaching: or he that exhorteth, on exhortation:

Youngs Literal Translation

or ministration -- 'In the ministration!' or he who is teaching -- 'In the teaching!'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Or
εἴτε 
Eite 
or, whether, or whether, if
Usage: 64

διακονία 
Diakonia 
Usage: 33

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

διακονία 
Diakonia 
Usage: 33

or
εἴτε 
Eite 
or, whether, or whether, if
Usage: 64

διδάσκω 
Didasko 
Usage: 82

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

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Romans 12:7

Context Readings

A Variety Of Gifts In The Body Of Christ

6 And having different gifts according to the grace that was given to us, whether prophecy, according to the proportion of faith; 7 or service, in the service; or he who teaches, in the teaching; 8 or he who exhorts, in the exhortation; he who gives, in simplicity; he who leads, in diligence; he who does mercy, in cheerfulness.


Cross References

Acts 13:1

Now there were some men from the congregation that was in Antioch, prophets and teachers, including Barnabas, and Simeon called Niger, and Lucius the Cyrenian, and Manaen reared with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Ephesians 4:11

And indeed he gave the apostles, and the prophets, and the evangelists, and the shepherds and teachers

Deuteronomy 33:10

They shall teach Jacob thine ordinances, and Israel thy law. They shall put incense before thee, and whole burnt-offering upon thine altar.

1 Samuel 12:23

Moreover as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against LORD in ceasing to pray for you. But I will instruct you in the good and the right way.

Psalm 34:11

Come, ye children, hearken to me. I will teach you the fear of LORD.

Psalm 51:13

Then I will teach transgressors thy ways, and sinners shall be converted to thee.

Ecclesiastes 12:9

And further, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge. Yea, he pondered, and sought out, [and] set in order many proverbs.

Isaiah 21:8

And he cried out as a lion, O LORD, I stand continually upon the watchtower in the daytime, and am set in my ward whole nights,

Ezekiel 3:17-21

Son of man, I have made thee a watchman to the house of Israel. Therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me.

Ezekiel 33:7-9

So thou, son of man, I have set thee a watchman to the house of Israel. Therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me.

Matthew 24:45-47

Who then is the faithful and wise bondman, whom his lord appointed over his service, to give them the provision on time?

Matthew 28:19

After going, make ye disciples of all the nations, immersing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

Luke 12:42-44

And the Lord said, Who then is the faithful and wise manager whom his lord will appoint over his service to give the provision on time?

John 3:2

This man came to him by night, and said to him, Rabbi, we know that thou have come a teacher from God, for no man can do these signs that thou do if God is not with him.

Acts 6:1

Now in those days, the disciples being multiplied, there developed a murmuring of the Hellenists against the Hebrews because their widows were neglected in the daily assistance.

Acts 20:20

How I kept back nothing of these things that are beneficial, not to inform you, and to teach you in public, and from house to house,

Acts 20:28

Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit placed you guardians, to tend the church of the Lord and God, which he purchased by his own blood.

1 Corinthians 12:28

And in the church God has placed men who are first apostles, secondly prophets, thirdly teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, kinds of tongues.

Galatians 6:6

But let him who is taught in the word share in all good things with him who teaches.

Colossians 1:28-29

Whom we proclaim, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, so that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 4:17

And say to Archippus, Watch the ministry that thou received in Lord so that thou may fulfill it.

1 Timothy 2:7

For which I was appointed a herald and an apostle (I speak the truth in Christ, I do not lie), a teacher of Gentiles in faith and truth.

1 Timothy 3:2

The overseer therefore must be blameless, the husband of one wife, without wine, serious minded, disciplined, loving strangers, able to teach,

1 Timothy 4:16

Hold firm to thyself and to the doctrine. Continue in them, for in doing this thou will save both thyself and those who hear thee.

1 Timothy 5:17

Let the elders who rule well be regarded worthy of double compensation, especially those who labor in the word and in teaching.

2 Timothy 2:2

And what thou have heard from me through many witnesses, these things commit thou to faithful men who will be competent to teach others also.

2 Timothy 2:24

And a bondman of Lord must not quarrel, but be gentle to all, able to teach, patient,

2 Timothy 4:2

preach the word, stand ready in season, out of season, reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.

1 Peter 5:1-4

I, a fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of the Christ, and a partaker of the glory going be revealed, exhort the elders among you:

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