Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

For he that in this serves the Christ is acceptable to God and approved of men.

New American Standard Bible

For he who in this way serves Christ is acceptable to God and approved by men.

King James Version

For he that in these things serveth Christ is acceptable to God, and approved of men.

Holman Bible

Whoever serves Christ in this way is acceptable to God and approved by men.

International Standard Version

For the person who serves the Messiah in this way is pleasing to God and approved by people.

A Conservative Version

For he who serves Christ in these things is acceptable to God, and approved by men.

American Standard Version

For he that herein serveth Christ is well-pleasing to God, and approved of men.

Amplified

He who serves Christ in this way is acceptable and pleasing to God and is approved by men.

An Understandable Version

For the person who serves Christ with these qualities is very pleasing to God and wins the approval of people.

Anderson New Testament

For he who serves the Christ in these things is acceptable to God, and approved by men.

Bible in Basic English

And he who in these things is Christ's servant, is pleasing to God and has the approval of men.

Common New Testament

he who serves Christ in this way is acceptable to God and approved by men.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for he that thus pays his allegiance to Christ, is acceptable to God, and approved of men.

Godbey New Testament

For in this the one serving Christ is acceptable to God, and approved unto men.

Goodspeed New Testament

Whoever serves Christ in that way pleases God and gains the approval of men.

John Wesley New Testament

And he that in these serveth Christ, is acceptable to God, and approved by men.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For he that in these things serves the Christ is well pleasing unto God and approved of men.

Julia Smith Translation

For he in these serving Christ, pleasing to God, and acceptable to men.

King James 2000

For he that in these things serves Christ is acceptable to God, and approved of men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the one who serves Christ in this [way] [is] well-pleasing to God and approved by people.

Modern King James verseion

For he who serves Christ in these things is well-pleasing to God, and approved by men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For whosoever in these things serveth Christ, pleaseth well God: and is commended of men.

Moffatt New Testament

he who serves Christ on these lines, is acceptable to God and esteemed by men.

Montgomery New Testament

Those who are slaving for Christ devotedly in these ways, are well pleasing to God and highly commended by man.

NET Bible

For the one who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and approved by people.

New Heart English Bible

For he who serves Christ in these things is acceptable to God and approved by men.

Noyes New Testament

for he who in this matter serveth Christ is wellpleasing to God, and approved by men.

Sawyer New Testament

for he that in this serves Christ is well pleasing to God and approved by men.

The Emphasized Bible

For, he that in this doeth service unto the Christ, is acceptable unto God, and approved unto men.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For he who in these things is the servant of Christ, is acceptable to God, and approved of men.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He who serves the Christ in this way pleases God, and wins the approval of his fellow men.

Webster

For he that in these things serveth Christ, is acceptable to God, and approved by men.

Weymouth New Testament

and whoever in this way devotedly serves Christ, God takes pleasure in him, and men highly commend him.

Williams New Testament

whoever in this way continues serving Christ is well-pleasing to God and approved by men.

World English Bible

For he who serves Christ in these things is acceptable to God and approved by men.

Worrell New Testament

For he that in these things serves Christ, is well-pleasing to God, and approved by men.

Worsley New Testament

that in these serveth Christ, is acceptable to God, and approved by men.

Youngs Literal Translation

for he who in these things is serving the Christ, is acceptable to God and approved of men.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

he that
δουλεύω 
Douleuo 
serve, be in bondage, do service
Usage: 20

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

τούτοις 
Toutois 
Usage: 17

δουλεύω 
Douleuo 
serve, be in bondage, do service
Usage: 20

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

εὐάρεστος 
Euarestos 
Usage: 9

to God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

δόκιμος 
Dokimos 
Usage: 7

References

Context Readings

Do Not Pass Judgment On One Another

17 for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit. 18 For he that in this serves the Christ is acceptable to God and approved of men. 19 So then let us pursue the things which tend to peace, and things whereby one shall build up another.



Cross References

2 Corinthians 8:21

for we provide for things honest, not only before the Lord, but also before men.

Romans 16:18

For such serve not our Lord Christ, but their own belly, and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.

Genesis 4:7

If thou doest well, will not thy countenance look up with confidence? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door; and unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.

Ecclesiastes 9:7

Go, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God hath already accepted thy works.

Mark 13:34

it is as a man gone out of the country, having left his house and given to his bondmen the authority, and to each one his work, and commanded the doorkeeper that he should watch.

John 12:26

If any one serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there also shall be my servant. And if any one serve me, him shall the Father honour.

Acts 10:35

but in every nation he that fears him and works righteousness is acceptable to him.

Romans 6:22

But now, having got your freedom from sin, and having become bondmen to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end eternal life.

Romans 12:1-2

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the compassions of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your intelligent service.

Romans 12:11

as to diligent zealousness, not slothful; in spirit fervent; serving the Lord.

Romans 14:4

Who art thou that judgest the servant of another? to his own master he stands or falls. And he shall be made to stand; for the Lord is able to make him stand.

1 Corinthians 7:22

For the bondman that is called in the Lord is the Lord's freedman; in like manner also the freeman being called is Christ's bondman.

2 Corinthians 4:2

But we have rejected the hidden things of shame, not walking in deceit, nor falsifying the word of God, but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every conscience of men before God.

2 Corinthians 5:11

Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord we persuade men, but have been manifested to God, and I hope also that we have been manifested in your consciences.

2 Corinthians 6:4

but in everything commending ourselves as God's ministers, in much endurance, in afflictions, in necessities, in straits,

Galatians 6:15-16

For in Christ Jesus neither is circumcision anything, nor uncircumcision; but new creation.

Philippians 4:18

But I have all things in full supply and abound; I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things sent from you, an odour of sweet savour, an acceptable sacrifice, agreeable to God.

Colossians 3:24

knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the recompense of the inheritance; ye serve the Lord Christ.

1 Thessalonians 1:3-4

remembering unceasingly your work of faith, and labour of love, and enduring constancy of hope, of our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father;

1 Timothy 2:3

for this is good and acceptable before our Saviour God,

1 Timothy 5:4

but if any widow have children or descendants, let them learn first to be pious as regards their own house, and to render a return on their side to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God.

Titus 2:11-14

For the grace of God which carries with it salvation for all men has appeared,

James 2:18-26

But some one will say, Thou hast faith and I have works. Shew me thy faith without works, and I from my works will shew thee my faith.

1 Peter 2:5

yourselves also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 2:20

For what glory is it, if sinning and being buffeted ye shall bear it? but if, doing good and suffering, ye shall bear it, this is acceptable with God.

1 Peter 3:16

having a good conscience, that as to that in which they speak against you as evildoers, they may be ashamed who calumniate your good conversation in Christ.

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