Parallel Verses

John Wesley New Testament

Let love be without dissimulation. 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

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.

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;

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 He that imparteth, let him do it with simplicity; he that presideth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with chearfulness. 9 Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil, cleave to that which is good. 10 In brotherly love be full of tender affection toward each other, in honour preferring one another:


Cross References

1 Timothy 1:5

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

1 Peter 1:22

Having purified your souls by obeying the truth thro' the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, love one another with a pure heart fervently:

2 Corinthians 6:6

By purity, by prudence, by long suffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned,

Matthew 26:49

And forthwith coming to Jesus, he said, Hail, Master, and kissed him.

John 12:6

This he said, not because he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and had the purse, and bare what was put therein.

Acts 11:23

Who coming and seeing the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, to cleave unto the Lord with full purpose of heart.

2 Corinthians 8:8

I speak not by way of command, but that by the diligence of others, I may prove the sincerity of your love.

1 Thessalonians 2:3

For our exhortation is not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile.

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that none render to any man evil for evil, but ever follow that which is good, both to one another and to all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:21

Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

Hebrews 1:9

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

Hebrews 12:14

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

James 2:15-16

Can that faith save him? If a brother or a sister be naked,

1 Peter 3:10-11

For he that loveth life and desireth to 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 to each other; for love will cover a multitude of sins.

1 John 3:18-20

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

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