Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

For the one who serves Christ in this way [recognizing that food choice is secondary] is acceptable 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.

Darby Translation

For he that in this serves the 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.

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.

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 Holy Spirit; 18 For, he that in this doeth service unto the Christ, is acceptable unto God, and approved unto men. 19 Hence, then, the things pertaining to peace, let us pursue, and the things which belong to the upbuilding one of another:



Cross References

2 Corinthians 8:21

For we provide things honourable, not only before the Lord, but also before men.

Romans 16:18

For, they who are such, unto our Lord Christ are not doing service, but unto their own belly, - and, through their smooth and flattering speech, deceive the hearts of the innocent.

Genesis 4:7

Shall it not, if thou do right, be lifted up? But if thou do not right, at the entrance a sin-bearer is lying, - Unto thee, moreover, shall be his longing, though, thou, rule over him.

Ecclesiastes 9:7

Go thy way - eat, with gladness, thy food, and drink, with a happy heart, thy wine, - when already God is well pleased with thy works.

Mark 13:34

As a man from home - having left his house, and given his servants the authority, to each one, his work, - and, unto the porter, hath given command, that he should watch: -

John 12:26

If, with me, anyone be ministering, with me, let him be following; and, where, I, am, there, my minister also, shall be. If anyone, with me, be ministering, the Father, will honour him.

Acts 10:35

But, in every nation, he that feareth him and worketh righteousness, is acceptable unto him.

Romans 6:22

Whereas, now, having been freed from sin, and made servants unto God, ye have your fruit for sanctification and, the end, life age-abiding.

Romans 12:1-2

I beseech you therefore, brethren, through the compassions of God, to present your bodies a living, holy sacrifice, unto God acceptable, - your rational divine service;

Romans 12:11

In business, not slothful, in spirit, fervent, to the Lord, doing service,

Romans 14:4

Who art, thou, that judgest another's domestic? To his own master, he standeth or falleth; he shall, however, be made to stand, - for his master is able to make him stand.

1 Corinthians 7:22

For, he who in the Lord was called, being a bond-servant, is, a freed-man of the Lord: in like manner, he that was called being, a freeman, is Christ's bond-servant: -

2 Corinthians 4:2

But have renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully, - but, by the manifestation of the truth, commending ourselves unto every conscience of men, in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 5:11

Knowing, then, the fear of the Lord, we persuade, men, but, unto God, are manifest, - I hope, moreover, even in your consciences, that we are manifest:

2 Corinthians 6:4

But, in everything, commending ourselves as God's ministers, - in much endurance, in tribulations, in necessities, in straits,

Galatians 6:15-16

For neither circumcision is anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation; -

Philippians 4:18

But I have all things in full, and have more than enough, I am filled, having welcomed from Epaphroditus the things that came from you, - a fragrance of sweet smell, an acceptable sacrifice, well pleasing unto God.

Colossians 3:24

Knowing that, from the Lord, ye shall duly receive the recompense of the inheritance, - unto the Lord Christ, are ye in service;

1 Thessalonians 1:3-4

Unceasingly, remembering - your work of faith and labour of love and endurance of hope, of our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father:

1 Timothy 2:3

This, is comely and acceptable before our Saviour God,

1 Timothy 5:4

Howbeit, if, any widow, hath, children or grandchildren, let them be learning - first, unto their own house, to be shewing reverence, and, returns, to be making unto their progenitors; for, this, is acceptable before God;

Titus 2:11-14

For the favour of God, bringing salvation for all men, hath shone forth,

James 2:18-26

But one will say, - Thou, hast faith, and, I, have works, show me thy faith apart from thy works, and, I, unto thee, will shew, by my works, my faith.

1 Peter 2:5

Yourselves also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, for a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices, well-pleasing unto God through Jesus Christ;

1 Peter 2:20

For what sort of honour is it - if, committing sin, and being buffeted, ye endure it? But, if, doing good, and suffering, ye endure it, this, is thankworthy with God.

1 Peter 3:16

Having, a good conscience, in order that, wherein they speak against you, they may be put to shame who cast wanton insult on, your good behaviour in Christ.

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