Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Let love be unfeigned; abhorring evil; cleaving to good:

New American Standard Bible

Let love be without hypocrisy Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.

King James Version

Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

Holman Bible

Love must be without hypocrisy. Detest evil; cling to what is good.

International Standard Version

Your love must be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

Amplified

[Let your] love be sincere (a real thing); hate what is evil [loathe all ungodliness, turn in horror from wickedness], but hold fast to that which is good.

An Understandable Version

Let [your] love be sincere. Hate whatever is evil. Cling to whatever is good.

Anderson New Testament

Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good;

Bible in Basic English

Let love be without deceit. Be haters of what is evil; keep your minds fixed on what is good.

Common New Testament

Let love be genuine. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Let love be without dissimulation. abhor that which is evil, adhere to that which is good.

Godbey New Testament

Let love be free from hypocrisy. Abhorring the evil, cleaving to the good:

Goodspeed New Testament

Your love must be genuine. You must hate what is wrong, and hold to what is right.

John Wesley New Testament

Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil, cleave to that which is good.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let love be without dissimulation, abhorring that which is evil, causing you to come unto that which is good;

Julia Smith Translation

Love unfeigned. Hating evil; fastened to good.

King James 2000

Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Love must be without hypocrisy. Abhor what [is] evil; be attached to what [is] good,

Modern King James verseion

Let love be without hypocrisy, shrinking from evil, cleaving to good;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let love be without dissimulation. Hate that which is evil, and cleave unto that which is good.

Moffatt New Testament

Let your love be a real thing, with a loathing for evil and a bent for what is good.

Montgomery New Testament

Let love be without insincerity. Abhor what is evil; wed yourselves to what is good.

NET Bible

Love must be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil, cling to what is good.

New Heart English Bible

Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor that which is evil. Cling to that which is good.

Noyes New Testament

Let your love be unfeigned. Abhor that which is evil, cleave to that which is good.

Sawyer New Testament

Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor evil, adhere to that which is good,

The Emphasized Bible

Your love, be without hypocrisy, - loathing that which is wicked, cleaving to that which is good;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let love be undissembled. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Let your love be sincere. Hate the wrong; cling to the right.

Webster

Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

Weymouth New Testament

Let your love be perfectly sincere. Regard with horror what is evil; cling to what is right.

Williams New Testament

Your love must be true. You must always turn in horror from what is wrong, but keep on holding to what is right.

World English Bible

Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor that which is evil. Cling to that which is good.

Worrell New Testament

Let love be without hypocrisy; abhorring that which is evil; cleaving to that which is good;

Worsley New Testament

Let love be unfeigned. Abhor that which is evil, cleave to that which is good;

Youngs Literal Translation

The love unfeigned: abhorring the evil; cleaving to the good;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

ἀνυπόκριτος 
Anupokritos 
Usage: 6

ἀποστυγέω 
Apostugeo 
Usage: 1

πονηρός 
Poneros 
Usage: 36

κολλάω 
Kollao 
Usage: 8

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 12:9

Devotionals containing Romans 12:9

Images Romans 12:9

Prayers for Romans 12:9

Context Readings

Living In Love

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: 10 as to brotherly love, kindly affectioned towards one another: as to honour, each taking the lead in paying it to the other:


Cross References

1 Timothy 1:5

But the end of what is enjoined is love out of a pure heart and a good conscience and unfeigned faith;

Psalm 34:14

Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

Amos 5:15

Hate evil, and love good, and establish judgment in the gate: it may be that Jehovah, the God of hosts, will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph.

1 Peter 1:22

Having purified your souls by obedience to the truth to unfeigned brotherly love, love one another out of a pure heart fervently;

Psalm 97:10

Ye that love Jehovah, hate evil: he preserveth the souls of his saints, he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.

Psalm 101:3

I will set no thing of Belial before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.

2 Corinthians 6:6

in pureness, in knowledge, in longsuffering, in kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in love unfeigned,

2 Samuel 20:9-10

And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou well, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.

Psalm 36:4

He deviseth wickedness up on his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good: he abhorreth not evil.

Psalm 45:7

Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated wickedness; therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy companions.

Psalm 55:21

Smooth were the milky words of his mouth, but his heart was war; his words were softer than oil, yet are they drawn swords.

Psalm 119:104

From thy precepts I get understanding; therefore I hate every false path.

Psalm 119:163

I hate and abhor falsehood; thy law do I love.

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of Jehovah is to hate evil; pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth do I hate.

Proverbs 26:25

when his voice is gracious, believe him not, for there are seven abominations in his heart.

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come unto thee as a people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they do them not; for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their dishonest gain.

Matthew 26:49

And immediately coming up to Jesus he said, Hail, Rabbi, and covered him with kisses.

John 12:6

But he said this, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief and had the bag, and carried what was put into it.

Acts 11:23

who, having arrived and seeing the grace of God, rejoiced, and exhorted all with purpose of heart to abide with the Lord;

2 Corinthians 8:8

I do not speak as commanding it, but through the zeal of others, and proving the genuineness of your love.

1 Thessalonians 2:3

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

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that no one render to any evil for evil, but pursue always what is good towards one another and towards all;

1 Thessalonians 5:21

but prove all things, hold fast the right;

Hebrews 1:9

Thou hast loved righteousness and hast hated lawlessness; therefore God, thy God, has anointed thee with oil of gladness above thy companions.

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with all, and holiness, without which no one shall see the Lord:

James 2:15-16

Now if a brother or a sister is naked and destitute of daily food,

1 Peter 3:10-11

For he that will love life and see good days, let him cause his tongue to cease from evil and his lips that they speak no guile.

1 Peter 4:8

but before all things having fervent love among yourselves, because love covers a multitude of sins;

1 John 3:18-20

Children, let us not love with word, nor with tongue, but in deed and in truth.



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