Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Love is to be sincere and active [the real thing—without guile and hypocrisy]. Hate what is evil [detest all ungodliness, do not tolerate wickedness]; hold on tightly to what 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.

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.

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;

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 if [it is] one who exhorts, by exhortation; one who gives, with sincerity; one who leads, with diligence; one who shows mercy, with cheerfulness. 9 Love must be without hypocrisy. Abhor what [is] evil; be attached to what [is] good, 10 being devoted to one another in brotherly love, esteeming one another [more highly] in honor,


Cross References

1 Timothy 1:5

But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a faith without hypocrisy,

Psalm 34:14

Turn from evil and do good. Seek peace and pursue it.

Amos 5:15

Hate evil and love good and establish justice in the gate; perhaps Yahweh, the God of hosts, will be gracious [to] the remnant of Joseph.

1 Peter 1:22

Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for sincere brotherly love, love one another fervently from the heart,

Psalm 97:10

You who love Yahweh, hate evil. He protects the lives of his faithful; he delivers them from [the] hand of [the] wicked.

Psalm 101:3

I will not set before my eyes any wicked thing. I hate the work of those who fall away; it will not cling to me.

2 Corinthians 6:6

in purity, in knowledge, in patience, in kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in love without hypocrisy,

2 Samuel 20:9-10

Then Joab said to Amasa, "Is it peace, O you my brother?" Then the right hand of Joab took hold of the beard of Amasa [as if] to kiss him.

Psalm 36:4

He plans sin on his bed. He puts himself on a way [that is] not good. He does not reject evil.

Psalm 45:7

You love righteousness and hate wickedness. Therefore God, your God, has anointed you from among your companions [with] festive oil.

Psalm 55:21

The {buttery words} of his mouth were smooth, but [there was] battle in his heart. His words were smoother than oil, but they [were] drawn swords.

Psalm 119:104

From your precepts I get understanding, therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:163

I hate and abhor falsehood; I love your law.

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of Yahweh [is] hatred of evil, pride, and arrogance and an evil way. And I hate a mouth of perversity.

Proverbs 26:25

When he makes his voice gracious, do not believe him, for seven abominations [are] in his heart.

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come to you {as people do}, and they sit {before you}, and my people hear your words, and they do not do them, for they [are] showing passion in their mouth, but their heart [is] going after ill-gotten gain.

Matthew 26:49

And he came up to Jesus immediately [and] said, "Greetings, Rabbi," and kissed him.

John 12:6

(Now he said this not because {he was concerned} about the poor, but because he was a thief, and having the money box, he used to steal what was put into [it].)

Acts 11:23

who, [when he] arrived and saw the grace of God, rejoiced and encouraged [them] all to remain true to the Lord with {devoted hearts},

2 Corinthians 8:8

I am not saying [this] as a command, but proving the genuineness of your love by means of the diligence of others.

1 Thessalonians 2:3

For our exhortation [is] not from error or from impurity or with deceit,

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See to it that no one pays back evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue good toward one another and toward all [people].

1 Thessalonians 5:21

but examine all [things]; hold fast to [what is] good.

Hebrews 1:9

You have loved righteousness and hated lawlessness; because of this God, your God, has anointed you with the olive oil of joy more than your companions.

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with everyone, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord.

James 2:15-16

If a brother or a sister is poorly clothed and lacking food for the day,

1 Peter 3:10-11

For "The one who wants to love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and [his] lips must not speak deceit.

1 Peter 4:8

Above all, keep your love for one another constant, because love covers a large number of sins.

1 John 3:18-20

Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue, but in deed and truth.

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