Parallel Verses

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.

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

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.

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 if it is the gift of administration, let the administrator exercise a sound judgement in his duties. 8 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. 9 Let your love be perfectly sincere. Regard with horror what is evil; cling to what is right.


Cross References

2 Corinthians 9:7

Let each contribute what he has decided upon in his own mind, and not do it reluctantly or under compulsion. "It is a cheerful giver that God loves."

1 Corinthians 12:28

And by God's appointment there are in the Church--first Apostles, secondly Prophets, thirdly teachers. Then come miraculous powers, and then ability to cure diseases or render loving service, or powers of organization, or varieties of the gift of 'tongues.'

1 Timothy 5:17

Let the Elders who perform their duties wisely and well be held worthy of double honour, especially those who labour in preaching and teaching.

Acts 13:15

After the reading of the Law and the Prophets, the Wardens of the synagogue sent word to them. "Brethren," they said, "if you have anything encouraging to say to the people, speak."

Acts 15:32

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Acts 15:32

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Acts 15:32-11

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Acts 15:32

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Acts 15:32

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Acts 15:32-15

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Acts 15:32-20

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Acts 15:32

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Acts 15:32-8

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Acts 15:32

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Acts 15:32

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Acts 15:32

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Acts 15:32-2

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Acts 15:32

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Acts 15:32

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Acts 15:32

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Acts 15:32-11

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Acts 15:32

And Judas and Silas, being themselves also Prophets, gave them a long and encouraging talk, and strengthened them in the faith.

Matthew 6:2-4

When you give in charity, never blow a trumpet before you as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and streets in order that their praises may be sung by men. I solemnly tell you that they already have their reward.

Matthew 25:40

"But the King will answer them, "'In solemn truth I tell you that in so far as you rendered such services to one of the humblest of these my brethren, you rendered them to myself.'

Luke 21:1-4

Looking up He saw the people throwing their gifts into the Treasury--the rich people.

Acts 2:44-46

And all the believers kept together, and had everything in common.

Acts 4:33-35

while the Apostles with great force of conviction delivered their testimony as to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus; and great grace was upon them all.

Acts 11:28-30

one of whom, named Agabus, being instructed by the Spirit, publicly predicted the speedy coming of a great famine throughout the world. (It came in the reign of Claudius.)

Acts 13:12

Then the Proconsul, seeing what had happened, believed, being struck with amazement at the teaching of the Lord.

Acts 20:2

Passing through those districts he encouraged the disciples in frequent addresses, and then came into Greece, and spent three months there.

Acts 20:28

"Take heed to yourselves and to all the flock among which the Holy Spirit has placed you to take the oversight for Him and act as shepherds to the Church of God, which He has bought with His own blood.

Romans 12:13

Relieve the necessities of God's people; always practise hospitality.

Romans 13:6

Why, this is really the reason you pay taxes; for tax-gatherers are ministers of God, devoting their energies to this very work.

1 Corinthians 14:3

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

2 Corinthians 1:12

For the reason for our boasting is this--the testimony of our own conscience that it was in holiness and with pure motives before God, and in reliance not on worldly wisdom but on the gracious help of God, that we have conducted ourselves in the world, and above all in our relations with you.

2 Corinthians 8:1-9

But we desire to let you know, brethren, of the grace of God which has been bestowed on the Churches of Macedonia;

2 Corinthians 8:12

For, assuming the earnest willingness, the gift is acceptable according to whatever a man has, and not according to what he has not.

2 Corinthians 9:11

May you be abundantly enriched so as to show all liberality, such as through our instrumentality brings thanksgiving to God.

2 Corinthians 9:13

For, by the practical proof of it which you exhibit in this service, you cause God to be extolled for your fidelity to your professed adherence to the Good News of the Christ, and for the liberality of your contributions for them and for all who are in need,

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I am afraid that, as the serpent in his craftiness deceived Eve, so your minds may be led astray from their single-heartedness and their fidelity to Christ.

Ephesians 6:5

Slaves, be obedient to your earthly masters, with respect and eager anxiety to please and with simplicity of motive as if you were obeying Christ.

Colossians 3:22

Slaves, be obedient in everything to your earthly masters; not in acts of eye service, as aiming only to please men, but with simplicity of purpose, because you fear the Lord.

1 Thessalonians 2:3

For our preaching was not grounded on a delusion, nor prompted by mingled motives, nor was there fraud in it.

1 Thessalonians 2:8

Seeing that we were thus drawn affectionately towards you, it would have been a joy to us to have imparted to you not only God's Good News, but to have given our very lives also, because you had become very dear to us.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-14

Now we beg you, brethren, to show respect for those who labour among you and are your leaders in Christian work, and are your advisers;

1 Timothy 3:4-5

but ruling his own household wisely and well, with children kept under control with true dignity.

1 Timothy 4:13

Till I come, bestow your attention on reading, exhortation and teaching.

Hebrews 10:25

not neglecting--as some habitually do--to meet together, but encouraging one another, and doing this all the more since you can see the day of Christ approaching.

Hebrews 13:7

Remember your former leaders--it was they who brought you God's Message. Bear in mind how they ended their lives, and imitate their faith.

Hebrews 13:17

Obey your leaders and be submissive to them. For they are keeping watch over your souls as those who will have to give account; that they may do this with joy and not with lamentation. For that would be of no advantage to you.

Hebrews 13:22

Bear with me, brethren, when I thus exhort you; for, in fact, it is but a short letter that I have written to you.

Hebrews 13:24

Greet all your leaders and all God's people. The brethren from Italy send you greetings.

1 Peter 4:9-11

Extend ungrudging hospitality towards one another.

1 Peter 5:2-3

Be shepherds of God's flock which is among you. Exercise the oversight not reluctantly but eagerly, in accordance with the will of God; not for base gain but with cheerful minds;

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