Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

[He whose gift is] practical service, let him give himself to serving; he who teaches, to his 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

or ministry, in serving; or he that teaches, in doctrine;

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 Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith; 7 Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching; 8 Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.


Cross References

Acts 13:1

Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Ephesians 4:11

And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

Deuteronomy 33:10

They shall teach Jacob thy judgments, and Israel thy law: they shall put incense before thee, and whole burnt sacrifice upon thine altar.

1 Samuel 12:23

Moreover as for me, God forbid that I should sin against the LORD in ceasing to pray for you: but I will teach you the good and the right way:

Psalm 34:11

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

Psalm 51:13

Then will I teach transgressors thy ways; and sinners shall be converted unto thee.

Ecclesiastes 12:9

And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

Isaiah 21:8

And he cried, A lion: My lord, I stand continually upon the watchtower in the daytime, and I am set in my ward whole nights:

Ezekiel 3:17-21

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

Ezekiel 33:7-9

So thou, O son of man, I have set thee a watchman unto the house of Israel; therefore thou shalt hear the word at my mouth, and warn them from me.

Matthew 24:45-47

Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?

Matthew 28:19

Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing 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 then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season?

John 3:2

The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him.

Acts 6:1

And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.

Acts 20:20

And how I kept back nothing that was profitable unto you, but have shewed you, and have taught you publickly, and from house to house,

Acts 20:28

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

1 Corinthians 12:28

And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues.

Galatians 6:6

Let him that is taught in the word communicate unto him that teacheth 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 in the Lord, that thou fulfil it.

1 Timothy 2:7

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

1 Timothy 3:2

A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

1 Timothy 4:16

Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.

1 Timothy 5:17

Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.

2 Timothy 2:2

And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.

2 Timothy 2:24

And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,

2 Timothy 4:2

Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

1 Peter 5:1-4

The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed:

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