Parallel Verses

King James 2000

For he that in these things serves 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.

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.

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.

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 food and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit. 18 For he that in these things serves Christ is acceptable to God, and approved of men. 19 Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things with which one may edify another.



Cross References

2 Corinthians 8:21

Providing for honest things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Romans 16:18

For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the innocent.

Genesis 4:7

If you do well, shall you not be accepted? and if you do not well, sin lies at the door. And you shall be its desire, and you must rule over it.

Ecclesiastes 9:7

Go your way, eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a merry heart; for God now accepts your works.

Mark 13:34

For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the doorkeeper to watch.

John 12:26

If any man serves me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serves me, him will my Father honor.

Acts 10:35

But in every nation he that fears him, and works righteousness, is accepted with him.

Romans 6:22

But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, you have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life.

Romans 12:1-2

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.

Romans 12:11

Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;

Romans 14:4

Who are you that judge another man's servant? to his own master he stands or falls. Yea, he shall be held up: for God is able to make him stand.

1 Corinthians 7:22

For he that is called in the Lord, being a servant, is the Lord's freeman: likewise also he that is called, being free, is Christ's servant.

2 Corinthians 4:2

But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 5:11

Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are made manifest unto God; and I trust also are made manifest in your consciences.

2 Corinthians 6:4

But in all things presenting ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,

Galatians 6:15-16

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision avails anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation.

Philippians 4:18

But I have all, and abound: I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, a fragrant offering, a sacrifice acceptable, well pleasing to God.

Colossians 3:24

Knowing that of the Lord you shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for you serve the Lord Christ.

1 Thessalonians 1:3-4

Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father;

1 Timothy 2:3

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior;

1 Timothy 5:4

But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let them learn first to show piety at home, and so repay their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.

Titus 2:11-14

For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men,

James 2:18-26

Yea, a man may say, You have faith, and I have works: show me your faith without your works, and I will show you my faith by my works.

1 Peter 2:5

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

1 Peter 2:20

For what glory is it, if, when you be buffeted for your faults, you shall take it patiently? but if, when you do well, and suffer for it, you take it patiently, this is commendable with God.

1 Peter 3:16

Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good behavior in Christ.

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