Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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 but having different gifts according to the grace given to us: if [it is] prophecy, according to the proportion of [his] faith; 7 if [it is] service, by service; if [it is] one who teaches, by teaching; 8 if [it is] one who exhorts, by exhortation; one who gives, with sincerity; one who leads, with diligence; one who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.


Cross References

Acts 13:1

Now there were prophets and teachers in Antioch in the church that was there: Barnabas, and Simeon (who was called Niger), and Lucius the Cyrenian, and Manaen (a close friend of Herod the tetrarch), and Saul.

Ephesians 4:11

And he himself gave some [as] apostles and some [as] prophets and some [as] evangelists and some [as] pastors and teachers

Deuteronomy 33:10

They taught your regulations to Jacob, and your law to Israel; they placed incense smoke {before you}, and whole burnt offerings on your altar.

1 Samuel 12:23

Also, as for me, far be it from me {that I should sin} against Yahweh by ceasing to pray for you! I will instruct you in the good and righteous way.

Psalm 34:11

Come, [you] children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of Yahweh.

Psalm 51:13

[Then] I will teach transgressors your ways, and sinners will turn back to you.

Ecclesiastes 12:9

The Teacher was full of wisdom, and he taught the people with knowledge. He carefully considered many proverbs and carefully arranged them.

Isaiah 21:8

Then [the] {watchman} called, "Lord, I [am] standing on [the] watchtower continually by day, and I [am] standing at my post {throughout} the night.

Ezekiel 3:17-21

"Son of man, I have appointed you [as] a watchman for the house of Israel. When you hear a word from my mouth, then you must warn them from me.

Ezekiel 33:7-9

"And you, son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel; if you hear a word from my mouth, then you must warn them from me.

Matthew 24:45-47

"Who then is the faithful and wise slave whom the master has put in charge of his household slaves to give them their food at the right time?

Matthew 28:19

Therefore, go [and] make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in 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 wise manager whom the master will put in charge over his servants to give [them] [their] food allowance at the right time?

John 3:2

This man came to him at night and said to him, "Rabbi, we know that [you are] a teacher who has come from God, for no one is able to perform these signs that you are performing unless God were with him."

Acts 6:1

Now in these days, [as] the disciples were increasing [in number], a complaint arose by the {Greek-speaking Jews} against the {Hebraic Jews} because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution [of food].

Acts 20:20

how I did not shrink from proclaiming to you anything that would be profitable, and [from] teaching you in public and from house [to house],

Acts 20:28

Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock among which the Holy Spirit has appointed you [as] overseers, to shepherd the church of God which he obtained through the blood of his own [Son].

1 Corinthians 12:28

and whom God has appointed in the church: first, apostles, second, prophets, third, teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healing, helps, administrations, kinds of tongues.

Galatians 6:6

Now the one who is taught the word must share in all good [things] with the one who teaches.

Colossians 1:28-29

whom we proclaim, [by] admonishing every person and teaching every person with all wisdom, in order that we may present every person mature in Christ,

Colossians 4:17

And tell Archippus, "Direct your attention to the ministry that you received in the Lord, in order that you may complete it."

1 Timothy 2:7

for which I was appointed a herald and an apostle--I am speaking the truth, [I am] not lying--a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

1 Timothy 3:2

Therefore the overseer must be irreproachable, the husband of one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, skillful in teaching,

1 Timothy 4:16

Fix [your] attention on yourself and on your teaching. Continue in them, for [by] doing this you will save both yourself and those who hear you.

1 Timothy 5:17

The elders who lead well must be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor by speaking and teaching.

2 Timothy 2:2

and [the things] which you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, entrust these [things] to faithful people who will be competent to teach others also.

2 Timothy 2:24

And the slave of the Lord must not quarrel, but be kind toward everyone, skillful in teaching, tolerant,

2 Timothy 4:2

preach the word, be ready in season [and] out of season, reprove, rebuke, exhort, with all patience and instruction.

1 Peter 5:1-4

Therefore [I, your] fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, [and] also a sharer of the glory that is going to be revealed, exhort the elders among you:

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