Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

Let love be without hypocrisy, shrinking from 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

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Love must be without hypocrisy. Abhor what [is] evil; be attached to what [is] 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 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. 9 Let love be without hypocrisy, shrinking from evil, cleaving to good; 10 in brotherly love to one another, loving fervently, having led one another in honor.


Cross References

1 Timothy 1:5

But the end of the commandment is love out of a pure heart, and a good conscience, and 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 judgment in the gate. It may be that the Lord Jehovah of Hosts will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.

1 Peter 1:22

Purifying your souls in the obedience of the truth through the Spirit to unfeigned love of the brothers, love one another fervently out of a pure heart,

Psalm 97:10

You who love Jehovah, hate evil; He keeps 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 have hated the work of those who turn aside; it shall not hold on to me.

2 Corinthians 6:6

in pureness, in knowledge, in long-suffering, in kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in love unfeigned,

2 Samuel 20:9-10

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

Psalm 36:4

He plots evil on his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he does not hate 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 butterings of his mouth were forked, but war was in his heart; his words were softer than oil, yet they were drawn swords.

Psalm 119:104

Through Your Commandments I get understanding; therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:163

I hate and despise lying; but I love Your Law.

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of Jehovah is to hate evil; I hate pride, and arrogance, and the evil way, and the wicked mouth.

Proverbs 26:25

When he makes his voice gracious, do not believe him; for seven hateful things are in his heart.

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come to you as the people come, 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 unjust gain.

Matthew 26:49

And coming up to Jesus immediately, he said, Hail, Master! And he kissed Him.

John 12:6

He said this, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief and held the moneybag and carried the things put in.

Acts 11:23

who was glad when he had come and had seen the grace of God. And he exhorted all with purpose of heart to remain near to the Lord.

2 Corinthians 8:8

I do not speak according to command, but through the eagerness of others, and testing the trueness of your love.

1 Thessalonians 2:3

For our exhortation to you was not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile,

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that none gives evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue the good, both towards one another and towards all.

1 Thessalonians 5:21

Prove all things, hold fast to the good.

Hebrews 1:9

You have loved righteousness and hated iniquity, therefore God, Your God, has anointed You with the oil of gladness above Your fellows."

Hebrews 12:14

Follow peace with all, and holiness, without which no one shall see the Lord;

James 2:15-16

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

1 Peter 3:10-11

For he that wants to love life and to see good days, let him restrain his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking guile.

1 Peter 4:8

And above all things have fervent love to yourselves, for love will cover a multitude of sins.

1 John 3:18-20

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

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