Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

Darby Translation

Let love be unfeigned; abhorring evil; cleaving to 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.

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
G26
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, on exhortation: he that gives, let him do it in simplicity; he that rules, with diligence; he that shows mercy, with cheerfulness. 9 Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good. 10 Be tender loving one to another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another;


Cross References

1 Timothy 1:5

Now the end of the commandment is love out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned:

Psalm 34:14

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

Amos 5:15

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

1 Peter 1:22

Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto sincere love of the brethren, see that you love one another with a pure heart fervently:

Psalm 97:10

You that love the LORD, hate evil: he preserves the souls of his saints; he delivers them out of the hand of the wicked.

Psalm 101:3

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

2 Corinthians 6:6

By pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Spirit, by love unfeigned,

2 Samuel 20:9-10

And Joab said to Amasa, Are you in health, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.

Psalm 36:4

He devises mischief upon his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he abhors not evil.

Psalm 45:7

You love righteousness, and hate wickedness: therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness above your fellows.

Psalm 55:21

The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords.

Psalm 119:104

Through your precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:163

I hate and abhor lying: but your law do I love.

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogance, and the evil way, and the perverse mouth, do I hate.

Proverbs 26:25

When he speaks graciously, believe him not: for there are seven abominations in his heart.

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come unto you as the people comes, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their covetousness.

Matthew 26:49

And immediately he came to Jesus, and said, Hail, Teacher; and kissed him.

John 12:6

This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bore what was put therein.

Acts 11:23

Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cling unto the Lord.

2 Corinthians 8:8

I speak not by commandment, but to prove by the earnestness of others, the sincerity 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 none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:21

Test all things; hold fast that which is good.

Hebrews 1:9

You have loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness above your fellows.

Hebrews 12:14

Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

James 2:15-16

If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food,

1 Peter 3:10-11

For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:

1 Peter 4:8

And above all things have fervent love among yourselves: for love shall cover a multitude of sins.

1 John 3:18-20

My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.

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