Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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
Not
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 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

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

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

κοσμέω 
Kosmeo 
Usage: 6

the doctrine
διδασκαλία 
Didaskalia 
Usage: 19

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

our
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

References

Context Readings

Sound Instruction And Consistent Behavior

9 Slaves are to submit to their masters in everything, aiming to please them and not argue with them 10 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. 11 For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all people.


Cross References

Matthew 5:16

In the same way, let your light shine before people in such a way that they will see your good actions and glorify your Father in heaven."

Titus 1:3

At the right time he revealed his message through the proclamation that was entrusted to me by the command of God our Savior.

Genesis 31:37-38

Now that you've searched all my belongings, what did you find that belongs to your house? Set it here in front of our relatives and we'll let them judge between us!

Genesis 39:8-9

But he refused, telling his master's wife, "Look! My master doesn't have to worry about anything in the house with me in charge, and he has entrusted everything into my care.

1 Samuel 22:14

Ahimelech answered the king, "Who among all your officials is as faithful as David? He is the king's son-in-law, the captain of your bodyguard, and he's honored in your household.

1 Samuel 26:23

The LORD repays a person for his righteousness and his faithfulness. The LORD gave you into my control today, but I refused to raise my hand against the LORD's anointed.

2 Kings 5:20-24

After Naaman had gone only a short distance, Gehazi, the attendant to Elisha, the man of God, told himself, "Look how my master has spared this Aramean, Naaman! He declined to take from him what he brought. As the LORD lives, I'm going to run after him and get something from him."

Psalm 101:6

My eyes are looking at the faithful of the land, so they may live with me; The one who lives a life of integrity will serve me.

Isaiah 12:2

"Look! God yes God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid. For the LORD is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation."

Matthew 24:45

"Who, then, is the faithful and wise servant whom his master has put in charge of his household to give the others their food at the right time?

Luke 16:6-8

The man replied, "A hundred jars of olive oil.' The manager told him, "Get your bill. Sit down quickly and write "50."'

Luke 16:10

Whoever is faithful with very little is also faithful with a lot, and whoever is dishonest with very little is also dishonest with a lot.

John 12:6

He said this, not because he cared about the destitute, but because he was a thief. He was in charge of the moneybag and would steal what was put into it.

Acts 5:2-3

With his wife's full knowledge, he kept back some of the money for himself and brought the remainder and laid it at the apostles' feet.

1 Corinthians 4:2

Now it is required of servant managers that each one should prove to be trustworthy.

Ephesians 4:1

I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, urge you to live in a way that is worthy of the calling to which you have been called,

Philippians 1:27

The only thing that matters is that you continue to live as good citizens in a manner worthy of the gospel of the Messiah. Then, whether I come to see you or whether I stay away, I may hear all about you that you are standing firm in one spirit, struggling with one mind for the faith of the gospel,

Philippians 2:15-16

so that you may be blameless and innocent, God's children without any faults among a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is fair, whatever is pure, whatever is acceptable, whatever is commendable, if there is anything of excellence and if there is anything praiseworthy keep thinking about these things.

1 Timothy 1:1

From: Paul, an apostle of the Messiah Jesus, by the command of God our Savior and the Messiah Jesus, our hope.

1 Timothy 5:17

Elders who handle their duties well should be considered worthy of double compensation, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.

1 Timothy 6:1

All who are under the yoke of slavery should regard their own masters as deserving of the highest respect, so that the name of God and our teaching may not be discredited.

1 Timothy 6:3

If anyone teaches false doctrine and refuses to agree with the sound words of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, and godly teaching,

1 Peter 2:12

Continue to live such upright lives among the gentiles that, when they slander you as practicers of evil, they may see your good actions and glorify God when he visits them.

1 Peter 3:16

But do this gently and respectfully, keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak evil of your good conduct in the Messiah will be ashamed of slandering you.

2 John 1:9

Everyone who does not remain true to the teaching of the Messiah, but goes beyond it, does not have God. The person who remains true to the teaching of the Messiah has both the Father and the Son.

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