Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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

He who exhorts (encourages), to his exhortation; he who contributes, let him do it in simplicity and liberality; he who gives aid and superintends, with zeal and singleness of mind; he who does acts of mercy, with genuine cheerfulness and joyful eagerness.

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

he that exhorts, in exhortation; he that gives, let him do it in simplicity; he that presides, in earnest care; he that shows mercy, in cheerfulness.

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, let us occupy ourselves in service; or he that teaches, in teaching; 8 or he that exhorts, in exhortation; he that gives, in simplicity; he that leads, with diligence; he that shews mercy, with cheerfulness. 9 Let love be unfeigned; abhorring evil; cleaving to good:


Cross References

2 Corinthians 9:7

each according as he is purposed in his heart; not grievingly, or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver.

1 Corinthians 12:28

And God has set certain in the assembly: first, apostles; secondly, prophets; thirdly, teachers; then miraculous powers; then gifts of healings; helps; governments; kinds of tongues.

1 Timothy 5:17

Let the elders who take the lead among the saints well be esteemed worthy of double honour, specially those labouring in word and teaching;

Acts 13:15

And after the reading of the law and the prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent to them, saying, Brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation to the people, speak.

Acts 15:32

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also prophets, exhorted the brethren with much discourse, and strengthened them.

Genesis 18:19

For I know him that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of Jehovah, to do righteousness and justice, in order that Jehovah may bring upon Abraham what he hath spoken of him.

Deuteronomy 15:8-11

but thou shalt open thy hand bountifully unto him, and shalt certainly lend him on pledge what is sufficient for his need, in that which he lacketh.

Deuteronomy 15:14

thou shalt certainly furnish him from thy sheep, and out of thy floor, and out of thy winepress: of what Jehovah thy God hath blessed thee with shalt thou give unto him.

Deuteronomy 16:11

and thou shalt rejoice before Jehovah thy God, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy bondman, and thy handmaid, and the Levite that is in thy gates, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow that are in thy midst in the place that Jehovah thy God will choose to cause his name to dwell there.

Deuteronomy 16:14-15

And thou shalt rejoice in thy feast, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy bondman, and thy handmaid, and the Levite, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that are in thy gates.

Job 31:16-20

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

Psalm 37:21

The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again; but the righteous is gracious and giveth:

Psalm 101:1-8

{A Psalm of David.} I will sing of loving-kindness and judgment: unto thee, Jehovah, will I sing psalms.

Psalm 112:9

He scattereth abroad, he giveth to the needy; his righteousness abideth for ever: his horn shall be exalted with honour.

Proverbs 22:9

He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he giveth of his bread to the poor.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever thy hand findeth to do, do with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in Sheol, whither thou goest.

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days.

Ecclesiastes 11:6

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

Isaiah 32:5

The vile man shall be no more called noble, nor the churl said to be bountiful:

Isaiah 32:8

But the noble deviseth noble things; and to noble things doth he stand.

Isaiah 58:7-11

Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring to thy house the needy wanderers; when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?

Isaiah 64:5

Thou meetest him that rejoiceth to do righteousness, those that remember thee in thy ways: (behold, thou wast wroth, and we have sinned:) in those is perpetuity, and we shall be saved.

Matthew 6:2-4

When therefore thou doest alms, sound not a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may have glory from men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

Matthew 25:40

And the King answering shall say to them, Verily, I say to you, Inasmuch as ye have done it to one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it to me.

Luke 21:1-4

And he looked up and saw the rich casting their gifts into the treasury;

Acts 2:44-46

And all that believed were together, and had all things common,

Acts 4:33-35

and with great power did the apostles give witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon them all.

Acts 11:28-30

and one from among them, by name Agabus, rose up and signified by the Spirit that there was going to be a great famine over all the inhabited earth, which also came to pass under Claudius.

Acts 13:12

Then the proconsul, seeing what had happened, believed, being amazed at the teaching of the Lord.

Acts 20:2

And having passed through those parts, and having exhorted them with much discourse, he came to Greece.

Acts 20:28

Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, wherein the Holy Spirit has set you as overseers, to shepherd the assembly of God, which he has purchased with the blood of his own.

Romans 12:13

distributing to the necessities of the saints; given to hospitality.

Romans 13:6

For on this account ye pay tribute also; for they are God's officers, attending continually on this very thing.

1 Corinthians 14:3

But he that prophesies speaks to men in edification, and encouragement, and consolation.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our boasting is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and sincerity before God, (not in fleshly wisdom but in God's grace,) we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly towards you.

2 Corinthians 8:1-9

But we make known to you, brethren, the grace of God bestowed in the assemblies of Macedonia;

2 Corinthians 8:12

For if the readiness be there, a man is accepted according to what he may have, not according to what he has not.

2 Corinthians 9:11

enriched in every way unto all free-hearted liberality, which works through us thanksgiving to God.

2 Corinthians 9:13

they glorifying God through the proof of this ministration, by reason of your subjection, by profession, to the glad tidings of the Christ, and your free-hearted liberality in communicating towards them and towards all;

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I fear lest by any means, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craft, so your thoughts should be corrupted from simplicity as to the Christ.

Ephesians 6:5

Bondmen, obey 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 your masters according to flesh; not with eye-services, as men-pleasers, but in simplicity of heart, fearing the Lord.

1 Thessalonians 2:3

For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile;

1 Thessalonians 2:8

Thus, yearning over you, we had found our delight in having imparted to you not only the glad tidings of God, but our own lives also, because ye had become beloved of us.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-14

But we beg you, brethren, to know those who labour among you, and take the lead among you in the Lord, and admonish you,

1 Timothy 3:4-5

conducting his own house well, having his children in subjection with all gravity;

1 Timothy 4:13

Till I come, give thyself to reading, to exhortation, to teaching.

Hebrews 10:25

not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the custom is with some; but encouraging one another, and by so much the more as ye see the day drawing near.

Hebrews 13:7

Remember your leaders who have spoken to you the word of God; and considering the issue of their conversation, imitate their faith.

Hebrews 13:17

Obey your leaders, and be submissive; for they watch over your souls as those that shall give account; that they may do this with joy, and not groaning, for this would be unprofitable for you.

Hebrews 13:22

But I beseech you, brethren, bear the word of exhortation, for it is but in few words that I have written to you.

Hebrews 13:24

Salute all your leaders, and all the saints. They from Italy salute you.

1 Peter 4:9-11

hospitable one to another, without murmuring;

1 Peter 5:2-3

shepherd the flock of God which is among you, exercising oversight, not by necessity, but willingly; not for base gain, but readily;



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