Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

or he who exhorts, in the exhortation; he who gives, in simplicity; he who leads, in diligence; he who does mercy, in cheerfulness.

New American Standard Bible

or he who exhorts, in his exhortation; he who gives, with liberality; he who leads, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

if exhorting, in exhortation;
giving, with generosity;
leading, with diligence;
showing mercy, with cheerfulness.

International Standard Version

If it is encouraging, devote yourself to encouraging others. If it is sharing, share generously. If it is leading, lead enthusiastically. If it is helping, help cheerfully.

American Standard Version

or he that exhorteth, to his exhorting: he that giveth, let him do it with liberality; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that showeth mercy, with cheerfulness.

Amplified

or he who encourages, in the act of encouragement; he who gives, with generosity; he who leads, with diligence; he who shows mercy [in caring for others], with cheerfulness.

An Understandable Version

Or, if our gift is encouraging others, we should devote ourselves to encouraging. Or, if our gift is sharing with others, we should do so generously. Or, if our gift is leading others, we should do so diligently. Or, if our gift is showing caring concern for others, we should do it cheerfully.

Anderson New Testament

or, if any exhorts, let him attend to exhortation; if any one gives, let him do it with sincerity; he that rules, with diligence: he that shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

Bible in Basic English

He who has the power of comforting, let him do so; he who gives, let him give freely; he who has the power of ruling, let him do it with a serious mind; he who has mercy on others, let it be with joy.

Common New Testament

he who exhorts, in exhortation; he who gives, with liberality; he who leads, with diligence; he who does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness.

Daniel Mace New Testament

on exhortation: he that giveth, let him be disinterested; he that presideth, let him be diligent; he that sheweth mercy, let him do it with cheerfulness.

Darby Translation

or he that exhorts, in exhortation; he that gives, in simplicity; he that leads, with diligence; he that shews mercy, with cheerfulness.

Godbey New Testament

or he that exhorteth, in exhortation; or he that giveth, with a single eye; he that presideth, with diligence; he that showeth mercy, with cheerfulness.

Goodspeed New Testament

the speaker, in his exhortation, the giver of charity, with generosity, the office-holder, with devotion, the one who does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness.

John Wesley New Testament

He that imparteth, let him do it with simplicity; he that presideth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with chearfulness.

Julia Smith Translation

Whether he beseeching, in supplication: he imparting, in simplicity; he placed before, in earnestness; he compassionating, in cheerfulness.

King James 2000

Or he that exhorts, on exhortation: he that gives, let him do it in simplicity; he that rules, with diligence; he that shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

if [it is] one who exhorts, by exhortation; one who gives, with sincerity; one who leads, with diligence; one who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

Modern King James verseion

or he who exhorts, in the encouragement; or he who shares, in simplicity; or he who takes the lead, in diligence; or he who shows mercy, in cheerfulness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let him that teacheth take heed to his doctrine; Let him that exhorteth give attendance to his exhortation; If any man give, let him do it with singleness; Let him that ruleth do it with diligence; If any man show mercy let him do it with cheerfulness.

Moffatt New Testament

the speaker his words of counsel; the contributor must be liberal, the superintendent must be in earnest, the sick visitor must be cheerful.

Montgomery New Testament

Let the teacher give himself to his teaching; and he who exhorts others to his exhortation. He who gives, let him do it in singleness of mind. He who rules, let him rule with diligence; and he who shows mercy must be cheerful.

NET Bible

if it is exhortation, he must exhort; if it is contributing, he must do so with sincerity; if it is leadership, he must do so with diligence; if it is showing mercy, he must do so with cheerfulness.

New Heart English Bible

or he who exhorts, to his exhorting: he who gives, let him do it with liberality; he who rules, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

Noyes New Testament

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.

Sawyer New Testament

if one exhorts in the exhortation, he that gives, with simplicity, he that rules, with diligence, he that exercises mercy, with cheerfulness.

The Emphasized Bible

Or he that exhorteth, in his exhorting, he that imparteth, let it be with liberality, he that taketh a lead, with diligence, he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The speaker to his exhortation. Let the man who gives in charity do so with a generous heart; let him who is in authority exercise due diligence; let him who shows kindness do so in a cheerful spirit.

Webster

Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that showeth mercy, with cheerfulness.

Weymouth New Testament

The teacher must do the same in his teaching; and he who exhorts others, in his exhortation. He who gives should be liberal; he who is in authority should be energetic and alert; and he who succours the afflicted should do it cheerfully.

Williams New Testament

or of one who encourages others, in the field of encouragement; or one who gives his money, with liberality; or one who leads others, with earnestness; or one who does deeds of charity, with cheerfulness.

World English Bible

or he who exhorts, to his exhorting: he who gives, let him do it with liberality; he who rules, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

Worrell New Testament

or he that exhorts, in his exhortation; he that imparts, let him do it with liberality; he that presides, with diligence; he that shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

Worsley New Testament

he that distributeth, let him do it with integrity: he that presideth, with diligence: he that sheweth mercy, with chearfulness.

Youngs Literal Translation

or he who is exhorting -- 'In the exhortation!' he who is sharing -- 'In simplicity!' he who is leading -- 'In diligence?' he who is doing kindness -- 'In cheerfulness.'

Interlinear

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

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

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

παράκλησις 
Paraklesis 
Usage: 28

μεταδίδωμι 
metadidomi 
Usage: 5

let him do it with
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ἁπλότης 
Haplotes 
Usage: 8

προΐ́στημι 
Proistemi 
Usage: 8

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

σπουδή 
Spoude 
Usage: 12

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Romans 12:8

Context Readings

A Variety Of Gifts In The Body Of Christ

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. 9 Love without hypocrisy, abhorring what is evil, clinging to what is good,


Cross References

2 Corinthians 9:7

Each man as he purposes in his heart, not from regret or from necessity, for God loves a cheerful giver.

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.

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.

Acts 13:15

And after the reading of the law and the prophets the synagogue rulers sent to them, saying, Men, brothers, if there is among you a word of exhortation for the people, speak.

Acts 15:32

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also prophets, exhorted the brothers by much speech, and strengthened them.

Genesis 18:19

For I have known him, to the end that he may command his children and his household after him, that they may keep the way of LORD, to do righteousness and justice, to the end that LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he has spoke

Deuteronomy 15:8-11

but thou shall surely open thy hand to him, and shall surely lend him sufficient for his need which he wants.

Deuteronomy 15:14

Thou shall furnish him liberally out of thy flock, and out of thy threshing-floor, and out of thy winepress. As LORD thy God has blessed thee thou shall give to him.

Deuteronomy 16:11

And thou shall rejoice before LORD thy God, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy man-servant, and thy maid-servant, and the Levite who is within thy gates, and the sojourner, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are in th

Deuteronomy 16:14-15

And thou shall rejoice in thy feast, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy man-servant, and thy maid-servant, and the Levite, and the sojourner, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are within thy gates.

Job 31:16-20

If I have withheld the poor from [their] desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,

Psalm 37:21

The wicked man borrows, and pays not again, but the righteous man deals graciously, and gives.

Psalm 101:1-8

I will sing of loving kindness and justice. To thee, O LORD, I will sing praises.

Psalm 112:9

He has scattered, he has given to the poor. His righteousness endures forever. His horn shall be exalted with honor.

Proverbs 22:9

He who has a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he gives of his bread to the poor.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever thy hand finds to do, do with thy might, for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in Sheol, where thou go.

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

Cast thy bread upon the waters, for thou shall find it after many days.

Ecclesiastes 11:6

In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thy hand, for thou know not which shall prosper, whether this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.

Isaiah 32:5

The fool shall no more be called noble, nor the churl said to be bountiful.

Isaiah 32:8

But a noble man devises noble things, and in noble things he shall continue.

Isaiah 58:7-11

Is it not to deal thy bread to a hungry man, and that thou bring the poor who are cast out to thy house, when thou see a naked man, that thou cover him, and that thou not hide thyself from thine own flesh?

Isaiah 64:5

Thou meet him who rejoices and works righteousness, those who remember thee in thy ways. Behold, thou were angry, and we sinned. Therefore we have erred.

Matthew 6:2-4

When therefore thou do charity, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may have glory by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward.

Matthew 25:40

And having answered, the King will say to them, Truly I say to you, inasmuch as ye did it to one of these my brothers, the least, ye did it to me.

Luke 21:1-4

And having looked up, he saw the rich casting their gifts into the treasury.

Acts 2:44-46

And all who believed were together, and had all things common.

Acts 4:33-35

And with great power the apostles gave back the testimony of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon them all.

Acts 11:28-30

And one of them named Agabus, after standing up, signified by the Spirit there was going be a great famine in the whole world, which also happened under Claudius Caesar.

Acts 13:12

Then the proconsul, who saw that which happened, believed, being astonished at the doctrine of the Lord.

Acts 20:2

And having passed through those parts, and having exhorted them with many words, he came into Greece.

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.

Romans 12:13

sharing for the needs of the sanctified, pursuing love for strangers.

Romans 13:6

For because of this ye also fulfill taxes, for they are servants of God being devoted to this same thing.

1 Corinthians 14:3

But he who prophesies speaks to men edification and encouragement and comfort.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our pride is this (the testimony from our conscience), that we behave in the world in the simplicity and purity of God, not by fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, and especially toward you.

2 Corinthians 8:1-9

And, brothers, we declare to you the grace of God that has been given in the congregations of Macedonia,

2 Corinthians 8:12

For if the willingness is present, it is acceptable to the extent if some man has, not to the extent he does not have.

2 Corinthians 9:11

being enriched in everything for every generosity, which works gratitude to God through us.

2 Corinthians 9:13

through the evidence of this service, glorifying God at the subjection of your confession toward the good-news of the Christ, and at the generosity of the participation, for them and for all,

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I fear lest somehow, as the serpent enticed Eve by his craftiness, so your thoughts might be corrupted from the simplicity in the Christ.

Ephesians 6:5

Bondmen, be obedient to the masters according to flesh, with fear and trembling, in simplicity of your heart as to the Christ.

Colossians 3:22

Bondmen, obey in all things those masters according to flesh, not in eye-service as men-pleasers, but in simplicity of heart, fearing God.

1 Thessalonians 2:3

For our exhortation is not from error, nor from uncleanness, nor in deception,

1 Thessalonians 2:8

Thus being desirous of you, we were pleased to impart to you, not only the good-news of God, but also our own souls, because ye have become beloved to us.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-14

And we ask you, brothers, to acknowledge those who labor among you, and who lead you in Lord, and who admonish you,

1 Timothy 3:4-5

a man who rules his own house well, having children in subjection with all propriety

1 Timothy 4:13

Until I come, give attention to reading, to exhortation, to teaching.

Hebrews 10:25

Not forsaking the assembling together of ourselves, as is the habit of some, but exhorting, and so much the more as long as ye see the day approaching.

Hebrews 13:7

Remember those who lead you, men who spoke the word of God to you, of whom, carefully observing the outcome of their conduct, imitate the faith--

Hebrews 13:17

Have confidence in those who lead you, and yield yourselves, for they watch for your souls as men who will render account, so that they may do this with joy, and not groaning, for this is unprofitable for you.

Hebrews 13:22

And I urge you, brothers, bear with the word of exhortation, for I also wrote to you in brief.

Hebrews 13:24

Salute all those who lead you, and all the sanctified. The men from Italy salute you.

1 Peter 4:9-11

stranger-loving toward each other without complaints.

1 Peter 5:2-3

Tend ye the flock of God among you, watching over, not by obligation, but willingly, nor greedily, but readily,

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