Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

not pilfering, but showing all good faith so that they will adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in every respect.

King James Version

Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.

Holman Bible

or stealing, but demonstrating utter faithfulness, so that they may adorn the teaching of God our Savior in everything.

International Standard Version

or steal from them. Instead, they are to show complete and perfect loyalty, so that in every way they may make the teaching about God our Savior more attractive.

A Conservative Version

not pilfering, but demonstrating all good fidelity, so that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in all things.

American Standard Version

not purloining, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.

Amplified

Nor to steal by taking things of small value, but to prove themselves truly loyal and entirely reliable and faithful throughout, so that in everything they may be an ornament and do credit to the teaching [which is] from and about God our Savior.

An Understandable Version

or keeping [part of their master's] property for themselves, but proving to be completely trustworthy, so that they will make the teaching of God our Savior attractive in every way.

Anderson New Testament

not stealing, but showing all good faithfulness, that they may adorn the teaching of God our Savior in all things.

Bible in Basic English

Not taking what is not theirs, but giving clear signs of their good faith, in all things doing credit to the teaching of God our Saviour.

Common New Testament

and not to steal, but to show that they can be fully trusted, so that in everything they will adorn the doctrine of God our Savior.

Daniel Mace New Testament

entirely obsequious without grumbling. not to pilfer, but to show the strictest fidelity; that they may do honour to the doctrine of God our saviour in all things.

Darby Translation

not robbing their masters, but shewing all good fidelity, that they may adorn the teaching which is of our Saviour God in all things.

Godbey New Testament

not purloining, but exhibiting all good faith, that they may adorn the teaching of God our Saviour in all things.

Goodspeed New Testament

or steal from them, but to show such perfect good faith as to do credit to the teaching about God our Savior, by everything they do.

John Wesley New Testament

not answering again, Not stealing, but shewing all good fidelity, that they may in all things adorn the gospel of God our Saviour.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

not defrauding, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.

Julia Smith Translation

Not purloining, but showing all good faith; that they may adorn the doctrine of the Saviour our God in all things.

King James 2000

Not pilfering, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in all things.

Lexham Expanded Bible

not stealing, but demonstrating all good faith, in order that they may do credit to the teaching of God our Savior in everything.

Modern King James verseion

not stealing, but showing all good faith, so that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in all things.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

neither be pickers, but that they show all good faithfulness, that they may do worship to the doctrine of God our saviour in all things.

Moffatt New Testament

not to embezzle, but to prove themselves truly faithful at all points, so as to be an ornament to the doctrine of God our Saviour in all respects.

Montgomery New Testament

not to contradict nor pilfer, but to exhibit praiseworthy trustworthiness in every thing, that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.

NET Bible

not pilfering, but showing all good faith, in order to bring credit to the teaching of God our Savior in everything.

New Heart English Bible

not stealing, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God, our Savior, in all things.

Noyes New Testament

not contradicting, not purloining, but showing all good faith; that they may adorn the teaching of God our Saviour in all things.

Sawyer New Testament

not pilfering, but showing all good fidelity, that they may adorn the doctrine of our Saviour God in all things.

The Emphasized Bible

not taking anything away, shewing, all good faith, - that, the instruction which is of our Saviour God, they may adorn in all things.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

not embezzling their property, but demonstrating all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Teach them not to contradict or to pilfer, but to show such praiseworthy fidelity in everything, as to recommend the teaching about God our Savior by all that they do.

Webster

Not purloining, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in all things.

Weymouth New Testament

but manifesting perfect fidelity and kind feeling, in order to bring honour to the teaching of our Saviour, God, in all things.

Williams New Testament

to stop resisting them and stealing from them, but to show such perfect fidelity as to adorn, in everything they do, the teaching of God our Saviour.

World English Bible

not stealing, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God, our Savior, in all things.

Worrell New Testament

not keeping back anything, but showing forth all good faith; that they may adorn the teaching of our Savior God in all things.

Worsley New Testament

not answering frowardly, not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.

Youngs Literal Translation

not purloining, but showing all good stedfastness, that the teaching of God our Saviour they may adorn in all things.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

νοσφίζομαι 
Nosphizomai 
Usage: 3

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461

ἐνδείκνυμι 
Endeiknumi 
show, show forth, do, vr show
Usage: 11

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

κοσμέω 
Kosmeo 
Usage: 6

διδασκαλία 
Didaskalia 
Usage: 19

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

σωτήρ 
Soter 
Usage: 24

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

Context Readings

Sound Instruction And Consistent Behavior

9 Urge bondslaves to be subject to their own masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not argumentative, 10 not pilfering, but showing all good faith so that they will adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in every respect. 11 For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,


Cross References

Matthew 5:16

"Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

Titus 1:3

but at the proper time manifested, even His word, in the proclamation with which I was entrusted according to the commandment of God our Savior,

Genesis 31:37-38

"Though you have felt through all my goods, what have you found of all your household goods? Set it here before my kinsmen and your kinsmen, that they may decide between us two.

Genesis 39:8-9

But he refused and said to his master's wife, "Behold, with me here, my master does not concern himself with anything in the house, and he has put all that he owns in my charge.

1 Samuel 22:14

Then Ahimelech answered the king and said, "And who among all your servants is as faithful as David, even the king's son-in-law, who is captain over your guard, and is honored in your house?

1 Samuel 26:23

"The LORD will repay each man for his righteousness and his faithfulness; for the LORD delivered you into my hand today, but I refused to stretch out my hand against the LORD'S anointed.

2 Kings 5:20-24

But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, thought, "Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Aramean, by not receiving from his hands what he brought As the LORD lives, I will run after him and take something from him."

Psalm 101:6

My eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me; He who walks in a blameless way is the one who will minister to me.

Isaiah 12:2

"Behold, God is my salvation, I will trust and not be afraid; For the LORD GOD is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation."

Matthew 24:45

"Who then is the faithful and sensible slave whom his master put in charge of his household to give them their food at the proper time?

Luke 16:6-8

"And he said, 'A hundred measures of oil.' And he said to him, 'Take your bill, and sit down quickly and write fifty.'

Luke 16:10

"He who is faithful in a very little thing is faithful also in much; and he who is unrighteous in a very little thing is unrighteous also in much.

John 12:6

Now he said this, not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief, and as he had the money box, he used to pilfer what was put into it.

Acts 5:2-3

and kept back some of the price for himself, with his wife's full knowledge, and bringing a portion of it, he laid it at the apostles' feet.

1 Corinthians 4:2

In this case, moreover, it is required of stewards that one be found trustworthy.

Ephesians 4:1

Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,

Philippians 1:27

Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;

Philippians 2:15-16

so that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world,

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.

1 Timothy 1:1

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus according to the commandment of God our Savior, and of Christ Jesus, who is our hope,

1 Timothy 5:17

The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.

1 Timothy 6:1

All who are under the yoke as slaves are to regard their own masters as worthy of all honor so that the name of God and our doctrine will not be spoken against.

1 Timothy 6:3

If anyone advocates a different doctrine and does not agree with sound words, those of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with the doctrine conforming to godliness,

1 Peter 2:12

Keep your behavior excellent among the Gentiles, so that in the thing in which they slander you as evildoers, they may because of your good deeds, as they observe them, glorify God in the day of visitation.

1 Peter 3:16

and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.

2 John 1:9

Anyone who goes too far and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God; the one who abides in the teaching, he has both the Father and the Son.



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