Parallel Verses

Noyes New Testament

And let those also who belong to us learn to practise good works for the necessary wants that arise, that they may not be unfruitful.

New American Standard Bible

Our people must also learn to engage in good deeds to meet pressing needs, so that they will not be unfruitful.

King James Version

And let ours also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful.

Holman Bible

And our people must also learn to devote themselves to good works for cases of urgent need, so that they will not be unfruitful.

International Standard Version

Our own people should also learn to make good deeds a priority when urgent needs arise, so they won't be unproductive.

A Conservative Version

And also let our men learn to be in the lead of good works for the essential needs, so that they may not be unfruitful.

American Standard Version

And let our people also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful.

Amplified

Our people must learn to do good deeds to meet necessary demands [whatever the occasion may require], so that they will not be unproductive.

An Understandable Version

Our people [i.e., the Christians there on Crete] also should learn to practice good deeds for meeting pressing needs, so that they can be productive [in the Lord's work].

Anderson New Testament

Let our people also learn to practice good works for necessary uses, that they may not be unfruitful.

Bible in Basic English

And let our people go on with good works for necessary purposes, so that they may not be without fruit.

Common New Testament

Our people must also learn to devote themselves to good deeds, so that they may help cases of urgent need, and not be unfruitful.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Let our brethren too learn some honest profession to supply their occasions, that they may not be destitute of an income.

Darby Translation

and let ours also learn to apply themselves to good works for necessary wants, that they may not be unfruitful.

Godbey New Testament

And let our people indeed learn to excel in good works for necessary uses, in order that they may not be unfruitful.

Goodspeed New Testament

Have our people learn to make it their business to do good, so as to meet these pressing demands and not live unfruitful lives.

John Wesley New Testament

And let ours also learn to excell in good works for necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful.

Julia Smith Translation

And let ours also learn to excel in good works for necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful.

King James 2000

And let our own also learn to maintain good works for urgent needs, that they not be unfruitful.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But also our [people] must learn to engage in good deeds for necessary needs, so that they will not be unfruitful.

Modern King James verseion

And let ours also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, so that they may not be unfruitful.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And let ours also learn to excel in good works as far forth as need requireth, that they be not unfruitful.

Moffatt New Testament

Our people must really learn to profess honest occupations, so as to be able to meet such special occasions; they must not be idle.

Montgomery New Testament

Let them want nothing, and "let our people learn to devote themselves to honest work to supply the necessities of their teachers," so that they be not unfruitful.

NET Bible

Here is another way that our people can learn to engage in good works to meet pressing needs and so not be unfruitful.

New Heart English Bible

Let our people also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they may not be unfruitful.

Sawyer New Testament

and let ours also learn to maintain good works for necessary purposes, that they may not be unfruitful.

The Emphasized Bible

Moreover, let our own learn to be forward, in honourable works, for the necessary uses, that they may not be unfruitful.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And let those who belong to us learn also to be pre-eminent in good works for all necessary calls, that they be not without fruits.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Let all our People learn to devote themselves to doing good, so as to meet the most pressing needs, and that their lives may not be unfruitful.

Webster

And let ours also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they may not be unfruitful.

Weymouth New Testament

And let our people too learn to set a good example in following honest occupations for the supply of their necessities, so that they may not live useless lives.

Williams New Testament

Our people too must set examples of doing good, so as to meet the necessary demands and not to live unfruitful lives.

World English Bible

Let our people also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they may not be unfruitful.

Worrell New Testament

And let our people also learn to maintain good works for necessary wants, that they may not be unfruitful.

Worsley New Testament

And let our brethren-also learn to excel in good works for necessary exigencies, that they may not be unfruitful.

Youngs Literal Translation

and let them learn -- ours also -- to be leading in good works to the necessary uses, that they may not be unfruitful.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

let
μανθάνω 
manthano 
Usage: 20

ἡμέτερος 
hemeteros 
Usage: 9


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

μανθάνω 
manthano 
Usage: 20

προΐ́στημι 
Proistemi 
Usage: 8

καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

for
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ἀναγκαῖος 
Anagkaios 
Usage: 8

χρεία 
Chreia 
Usage: 36

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

they be
ὦ 
be, may be, should be, is, might be, were, not tr,
Usage: 41

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

Context Readings

Final Instructions And Closing

13 Zenas the lawyer and Apollos forward on their journey diligently, that nothing may be wanting to them. 14 And let those also who belong to us learn to practise good works for the necessary wants that arise, that they may not be unfruitful. 15 All that are with me salute thee. Salute those who love us in the faith. Grace be with you all.



Cross References

Philippians 1:11

being filled with the fruit of righteousness which is through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

Colossians 1:10

that ye may walk worthily of the Lord so as to please him in all things, bearing fruit in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

Matthew 7:19

Every tree that beareth not good fruit is cut down, and cast into the fire.

Philippians 4:17

Not that I seek for such a gift, but I do seek for fruit that may abound to your account.

Titus 3:8

True is the saying; and these things I desire that thou affirm earnestly, that they who have believed in God may be careful to practise good works. These things are good and profitable to men;

Luke 13:6-9

He spoke also this parable: A certain man had a figtree planted in his vineyard; and he came seeking fruit thereon, and found none.

2 Peter 1:8

For if these things are in you and abound, they make you neither inactive nor unfruitful in gaining the full knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Matthew 21:19

And seeing one figtree by the roadside, he went up to it, and found nothing on it, but leaves only; and he saith to it, Let there be no fruit from thee hencefoward for ever. And immediately the figtree withered.

John 15:8

Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; and ye will become my disciples.

John 15:16

Ye did not choose me, but I chose you, and appointed you, that ye should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should remain; that whatever ye ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.

Acts 18:3

and because he was of the same trade, he abode with them, and worked; for they were tentmakers by trade.

Acts 20:35

In all ways I showed you that so laboring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

Romans 15:28

When therefore I have completed this business, and secured to them this fruit, I shall set out to pass through you to Spain.

Ephesians 4:28

Let him that stealeth steal no more, but rather let him labor, working with his hands at that which is good, that he may have to give to him that is in need.

1 Thessalonians 2:9

For ye remember, brethren, our labor and toil, how laboring night and day, that we might not be burdensome to any of you, we preached to you the gospel of God.

2 Thessalonians 3:8

neither did we eat any mans bread for nought, but were working with labor and travail night and day, that we might not be burdensome to any of you.

Hebrews 6:6-12

and have fallen away, should again be renewed to repentance, since they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put him to open shame.

King James Version Public Domain

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

American Standard Version Public Domain

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain