Parallel Verses

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

A Conservative Version

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

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,

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 Having then different gifts according to the grace which is given unto us, if it be prophecy, speak according to the analogy of faith; 7 or if the deacon's office, be active in the service; or he that teacheth, in teaching; 8 or he that exhorteth, in exhortation; he that distributes, let him do it with simplicity; he that presideth, with diligence; he that is employed in acts of mercy, with cheerfulness.


Cross References

Acts 13:1

NOW there were at Antioch, according to the established church, prophets and teachers; such as Barnabas, and Simeon called Niger the black, and Lucius a Cyrenian, and Manaen, Herod the tetrarch's foster-brother, and Saul.

Ephesians 4:11

And he himself appointed, some indeed apostles, and some prophets; and others preachers of the Gospel; and others pastors and teachers;

Ephesians 4:11

And he himself appointed, some indeed apostles, and some prophets; and others preachers of the Gospel; and others pastors and teachers;

Ephesians 4:11

And he himself appointed, some indeed apostles, and some prophets; and others preachers of the Gospel; and others pastors and teachers;

Ephesians 4:11

And he himself appointed, some indeed apostles, and some prophets; and others preachers of the Gospel; and others pastors and teachers;

Ephesians 4:11

And he himself appointed, some indeed apostles, and some prophets; and others preachers of the Gospel; and others pastors and teachers;

Ephesians 4:11

And he himself appointed, some indeed apostles, and some prophets; and others preachers of the Gospel; and others pastors and teachers;

Ephesians 4:11

And he himself appointed, some indeed apostles, and some prophets; and others preachers of the Gospel; and others pastors and teachers;

Ephesians 4:11-21

And he himself appointed, some indeed apostles, and some prophets; and others preachers of the Gospel; and others pastors and teachers;

Ephesians 4:11-9

And he himself appointed, some indeed apostles, and some prophets; and others preachers of the Gospel; and others pastors and teachers;

Matthew 24:45-47

Who then is the faithful and provident servant, whom his Lord hath appointed over his household, to give them meat in the proper time?

Matthew 28:19

Go therefore, make disciples among all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:

Luke 12:42-44

And the Lord said, Who indeed is a faithful steward, and prudent, whom the lord will place over his household, to give them their proportion of provision at the proper season?

John 3:2

this man came to Jesus in the night, and said to him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles which thou dost, unless God be with him.

Acts 6:1

NOW in those days, when the disciples were multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecian proselytes against the Hebrews, because their widows were overlooked in the daily distribution.

Acts 20:20

and that I have suppressed nothing which could conduce to your profiting; not desisting from preaching to you, and teaching you in public, and from house to house,

Acts 20:28

Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, over which the Holy Ghost hath made you bishops, to feed as shepherds the church of God, which he purchased with his own blood.

1 Corinthians 12:28

And these also hath God placed in the church, first apostles, secondly prophets, thirdly teachers, next miracles, then gifts of healings, helpers, directors, different kinds of tongues.

Galatians 6:6

Let him who is a learner of the word communicate to his instructor in all good things.

Colossians 1:28-29

whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus;

Colossians 4:17

And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which thou hast received from the Lord, that thou fulfil it.

1 Timothy 2:7

of which I am ordained a preacher and apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ, I lie not,) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

1 Timothy 3:2

A bishop then must be irreprehensible, the husband of one wife, temperate, sagacious, respectable, hospitable, well qualified for teaching;

1 Timothy 4:16

Take heed unto thyself, and to thy doctrine; abide in them: for so doing thou shalt both save thyself, and those who hear thee.

1 Timothy 5:17

Let the elders who preside properly be counted worthy of double honour, especially those who are laborious in preaching and teaching.

2 Timothy 2:2

And the things which thou hast heard of me before many witnesses, these commit to faithful men, who shall be qualified to teach others also.

2 Timothy 2:24

And a servant of the Lord ought not to quarrel; but to be gentle to all men, apt to teach, forbearing,

2 Timothy 4:2

preach the word, be urgent, in season, out of season; reprove, enjoin, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine.

1 Peter 5:1-4

THE presbyters among you I exhort, who am a co-presbyter and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker of the glory which shall be revealed:

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