Parallel Verses

Noyes New Testament

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

[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;

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 which dither according to the grace which hath been bestowed upon us, if we have prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of our faith; 7 or if service, let us attend to the service; he that teacheth, let him attend to teaching; 8 or he that exhorteth, to exhortation; he that giveth, let him do it with liberality; he that presideth over others, with diligence; he that doeth deeds of mercy, with cheerfulness.


Cross References

Acts 13:1

Now there were at Antioch, in the church that was there, prophets and teachers; Barnabas, and Simeon who was called Niger, and Lucius the Cyrenaean, and Manaen, the fosterbrother of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Ephesians 4:11

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

Ephesians 4:11

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

Ephesians 4:11

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

Ephesians 4:11

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

Ephesians 4:11

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

Ephesians 4:11

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

Ephesians 4:11

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

Ephesians 4:11-21

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

Ephesians 4:11-9

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

Matthew 24:45-47

Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom his lord placed over his household, to give them their food in due season?

Matthew 28:19

Go, and make all nations my disciples, baptizing 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, the wise steward, whom his lord will place over his household, to give the portion of food in due season?

John 3:2

This man came to him by night, and said to him, Rabbi, we know that thou hast come as a teacher from God; for no one can do these signs which thou doest, unless God be with him.

Acts 6:1

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

Acts 20:20

how I kept back nothing that was profitable, but have made it known to you, and have taught you publicly, and from house to house;

Acts 20:28

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

1 Corinthians 12:28

God appointed some in the church to be, in the first place, apostles, in the second place, prophets, in the third place, teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healing, those of helping and of governing, divers kinds of tongues. Are all apostles?

Galatians 6:6

Let him that is taught in the word share with the teacher 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;

Colossians 4:17

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

1 Timothy 2:7

whereunto I was appointed a herald and an apostle, (I speak the truth, I lie not,) a teacher of the gentiles in faith and truth.

1 Timothy 3:2

A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, sober, discreet, orderly, hospitable, apt in teaching;

1 Timothy 4:16

Give heed to thyself, and to thy teaching; continue in them; for in doing this thou wilt save both thyself and them that hear thee.

1 Timothy 5:17

Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor; especially they who labor in the word and in teaching.

2 Timothy 2:2

and the things which thou didst hear from me before many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, such as will be able to teach others also.

2 Timothy 2:24

and a servant of the Lord must not quarrel, but be gentle to all, apt in teaching, patient of wrong,

2 Timothy 4:2

preach the word, be urgent in season, out of season, confute, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and teaching.

1 Peter 5:1-4

The elders among you I exhort, who am a fellowelder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, who am also a sharer in the glory that is to be revealed;

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