Parallel Verses

Amplified

We who are strong [in our convictions and of robust faith] ought to bear with the failings and the frailties and the tender scruples of the weak; [we ought to help carry the doubts and qualms of others] and not to please ourselves.

New American Standard Bible

Now we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of those without strength and not just please ourselves.

King James Version

We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

Holman Bible

Now we who are strong have an obligation to bear the weaknesses of those without strength, and not to please ourselves.

International Standard Version

Now we who are strong ought to be patient with the weaknesses of those who are not strong and must stop pleasing ourselves.

A Conservative Version

Now we the strong ought to bear the weaknesses of the frail, and not to please ourselves.

American Standard Version

Now we that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

An Understandable Version

Now those of us who are strong [spiritually] should put up with [or, help] the failings of [spiritually] weak people, and not [simply] do what pleases ourselves.

Anderson New Testament

But we that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of those who are not strong, and not to please ourselves.

Bible in Basic English

We who are strong have to be a support to the feeble, and not give pleasure to ourselves.

Common New Testament

We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I add, we that are better inform'd ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not study our own pleasure.

Darby Translation

But we ought, we that are strong, to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

Godbey New Testament

But we who are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

Goodspeed New Testament

It is the duty of us who are strong to put up with the weaknesses of those who are immature, and not just suit ourselves.

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore we who are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

We then that are stronger ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not please ourselves.

Julia Smith Translation

And we the able ought to bear the weaknesses of the unable and not please ourselves.

King James 2000

We then that are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

Modern King James verseion

Then we who are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We which are strong ought to bear the frailness of them which are weak, and not to stand in our own conceits.

Moffatt New Testament

We who are strong ought to bear the burdens that the weak make for themselves and us. We are not to please ourselves.

Montgomery New Testament

Now we who are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to seek our own pleasure.

NET Bible

But we who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak, and not just please ourselves.

New Heart English Bible

Now we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

Noyes New Testament

We then who are strong ought to hear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

Sawyer New Testament

And we, the strong, ought to bear the infirmities of those who are not strong, and not to please ourselves.

The Emphasized Bible

We are bound, however, we, who are strong, the weakness of them who are not strong to be bearing, and not, unto ourselves, to give pleasure.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

WE then that are strong, ought to bear the infirmities of those who are feeble, and not to gratify ourselves.

Twentieth Century New Testament

We, the strong, ought to take on our own shoulders the weaknesses of those who are not strong, and not merely to please ourselves.

Webster

We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

Weymouth New Testament

As for us who are strong, our duty is to bear with the weaknesses of those who are not strong, and not seek our own pleasure.

Williams New Testament

It is the duty of us who are strong to bear with the weaknesses of those who are not strong, and not merely to please ourselves.

World English Bible

Now we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

Worrell New Testament

Now we, the strong, ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

Worsley New Testament

Now we that are strong, ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves:

Youngs Literal Translation

And we ought -- we who are strong -- to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
We
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we, us, we ourselves
Usage: 120

δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

δυνατός 
Dunatos 
Usage: 26

ὀφείλω ὀφειλέω 
Opheilo 
ought, owe, be bound, be duty, be a debtor, be guilty, be indebted,
Usage: 24

to bear
βαστάζω 
Bastazo 
bear, carry, take up
Usage: 18

ἀσθένημα 
Asthenema 
Usage: 1

of the weak
ἀδύνατος 
Adunatos 
Usage: 7

and

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

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

to please
ἀρέσκω 
Aresko 
Usage: 17

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Accept One Another According To Christ's Example

1 We who are strong [in our convictions and of robust faith] ought to bear with the failings and the frailties and the tender scruples of the weak; [we ought to help carry the doubts and qualms of others] and not to please ourselves. 2 Let each one of us make it a practice to please (make happy) his neighbor for his good and for his true welfare, to edify him [to strengthen him and build him up spiritually].


Cross References

Romans 14:1

As for the man who is a weak believer, welcome him [into your fellowship], but not to criticize his opinions or pass judgment on his scruples or perplex him with discussions.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we earnestly beseech you, brethren, admonish (warn and seriously advise) those who are out of line [the loafers, the disorderly, and the unruly]; encourage the timid and fainthearted, help and give your support to the weak souls, [and] be very patient with everybody [always keeping your temper].

Galatians 6:1-2

Brethren, if any person is overtaken in misconduct or sin of any sort, you who are spiritual [who are responsive to and controlled by the Spirit] should set him right and restore and reinstate him, without any sense of superiority and with all gentleness, keeping an attentive eye on yourself, lest you should be tempted also.

1 Corinthians 9:22

To the weak (wanting in discernment) I have become weak (wanting in discernment) that I might win the weak and overscrupulous. I have [in short] become all things to all men, that I might by all means (at all costs and in any and every way) save some [by winning them to faith in Jesus Christ].

Romans 4:20

No unbelief or distrust made him waver (doubtingly question) concerning the promise of God, but he grew strong and was empowered by faith as he gave praise and glory to God,

1 Corinthians 4:10

We are [looked upon as] fools on account of Christ and for His sake, but you are [supposedly] so amazingly wise and prudent in Christ! We are weak, but you are [so very] strong! You are highly esteemed, but we are in disrepute and contempt!

1 Corinthians 12:22-24

But instead, there is [absolute] necessity for the parts of the body that are considered the more weak.

2 Corinthians 12:10

So for the sake of Christ, I am well pleased and take pleasure in infirmities, insults, hardships, persecutions, perplexities and distresses; for when I am weak [ in human strength], then am I [truly] strong (able, powerful in divine strength).

Ephesians 6:10

In conclusion, be strong in the Lord [be empowered through your union with Him]; draw your strength from Him [that strength which His boundless might provides].

2 Timothy 2:1

So you, my son, be strong (strengthened inwardly) in the grace (spiritual blessing) that is [to be found only] in Christ Jesus.

1 John 2:14

I write to you, fathers, because you have come to know (recognize, be conscious of, and understand) Him Who [has existed] from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you are strong and vigorous, and the Word of God is [always] abiding in you (in your hearts), and you have been victorious over the wicked one.

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