Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

To be defaming, no one, to be, averse to strife, considerate, shewing, all, meekness unto all men.

New American Standard Bible

to malign no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing every consideration for all men.

King James Version

To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.

Holman Bible

to slander no one, to avoid fighting, and to be kind, always showing gentleness to all people.

International Standard Version

They are not to insult anyone or be argumentative. Instead, they are to be gentle and perfectly courteous to everyone.

A Conservative Version

to slander no man, to be noncontentious, meek, showing all mildness to all men.

American Standard Version

to speak evil of no man, not to be contentious, to be gentle, showing all meekness toward all men.

Amplified

to slander or abuse no one, to be kind and conciliatory and gentle, showing unqualified consideration and courtesy toward everyone.

An Understandable Version

to slander no one, to be peaceful, to be considerate [or, "gentle"] and to show every courtesy to all people.

Anderson New Testament

to revile no one, not to be contentious, but gentle, showing all meekness to all men.

Bible in Basic English

To say no evil of any man, not to be fighters, to give way to others, to be gentle in behaviour to all men.

Common New Testament

to speak evil of no one, to be peaceable and gentle, and to show true humility toward all men.

Daniel Mace New Testament

to speak evil of no man. to avoid contention, to be moderate and entirely inoffensive to all men.

Darby Translation

to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be mild, shewing all meekness towards all men.

Godbey New Testament

to speak evil of no one, that they should be peaceable, gentle, showing all meekness to all men.

Goodspeed New Testament

to abuse nobody, to be peaceable and reasonable, showing perfect gentleness to everyone.

John Wesley New Testament

To speak evil of no man, not to be quarrelsome, to be gentle, shewing all meekness toward all men.

Julia Smith Translation

To slander none, to be without fighting, equitable, showing all meekness to all men.

King James 2000

To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, showing all meekness unto all men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

to speak evil of no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing all courtesy to all people.

Modern King James verseion

to speak evil of no one, not being quarrelsome, but forbearing, showing all meekness to all men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that they speak evil of no man, that they be no fighters, but soft, showing all meekness unto all men.

Moffatt New Testament

they must abuse no one, they must not quarrel, but be conciliatory and display perfect gentleness to all men.

Montgomery New Testament

they must speak evil of none, they must not be quarrelsome, but gentle, showing perfect meekness toward all.

NET Bible

They must not slander anyone, but be peaceable, gentle, showing complete courtesy to all people.

New Heart English Bible

to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be gentle, showing all humility toward all men.

Noyes New Testament

to speak evil of no one, to be averse to strife, forbearing, showing all meekness to all men.

Sawyer New Testament

to speak evil of no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing all meekness to all men.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

to slander no man, to be inoffensive, gentle, shewing all meekness to all men.

Twentieth Century New Testament

to be forbearing, and under all circumstances to show a gentle spirit in dealing with others, whoever they may be.

Webster

To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, showing all meekness to all men.

Weymouth New Testament

not speak evil of any one, nor be contentious, but yield unselfishly to others and constantly manifest a forgiving spirit towards all men.

Williams New Testament

to stop abusing anyone, to be peaceable, fair-minded, showing perfect gentleness to everybody.

World English Bible

to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be gentle, showing all humility toward all men.

Worrell New Testament

to speak evil of no one, to be averse to strife, to be mild, showing all meekness to all men.

Worsley New Testament

to slander no man, to avoid contention, to be gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.

Youngs Literal Translation

of no one to speak evil, not to be quarrelsome -- gentle, showing all meekness to all men,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
To speak evil of
βλασφημέω 
Blasphemeo 
Usage: 31

no man
μηδείς μηδεμία μηδέν 
medeis 
no man, nothing, no, none, not, anything,
Usage: 79

to be
εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

ἄμαχος 
amachos 
not a brawler, no brawler
Usage: 2

but gentle
ἐπιεικής 
Epieikes 
Usage: 5

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

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704
Usage: 704

πρᾳότης 
Praotes 
Usage: 9

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

Context Readings

Conduct Toward All People

1 Be putting them in mind, unto rulerships, unto authorities, to be in submission, to be yielding to rule, for every good work, to be, prepared, 2 To be defaming, no one, to be, averse to strife, considerate, shewing, all, meekness unto all men. 3 For, even we, used, at one time, to be - thoughtless, unyielding, deceived, in servitude unto manifold covetings and pleasures, in malice and envy, leading on, detestable, hating one another.


Cross References

2 Timothy 2:24-25

And, a servant of the Lord, ought not to strive, but to be, gentle, towards all, apt in teaching, ready to endure malice, -

1 Timothy 3:3

Not given to wine, not ready to wound, but considerate, averse to contention, not fond of money,

Ephesians 4:31

All bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and outcry, and profane speaking, let it be taken away from you, with all baseness;

Matthew 11:29

Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me, - because, meek, am I and lowly, in heart, and ye shall find rest unto your souls;

Galatians 6:1

Brethren! if a man should even be overtaken in any fault, ye, the spiritual, be restoring such a one, in a spirit of meekness, looking to thyself, lest, even thou, be put to the test.

Ephesians 4:2

With all lowliness and meekness, with long suffering, bearing one with another in love,

Colossians 3:12-13

Put on, therefore, as men chosen of God, holy and beloved, tender affections of compassion, graciousness, lowliness of mind, meekness, long-suffering,

James 1:19-20

Ye know, my brethren beloved, - but let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger,

2 Samuel 22:36

Thus didst thou grant me, as a shield, thy salvation, - and, thy condescension, made me great.

Psalm 140:11

As for the slanderer, let him not be established in the earth, - As for the man of wrongful violence, let misfortune hunt him with thrust upon thrust.

Proverbs 6:19

One that uttereth lies - a false witness, and one sending forth strifes between brethren.

Proverbs 19:19

A man in a rage, taketh away the penalty, - nevertheless, if thou let him go free, the more stripes must thou add.

Proverbs 19:19

A man in a rage, taketh away the penalty, - nevertheless, if thou let him go free, the more stripes must thou add.

Isaiah 40:11

Like a shepherd, his flock, will he tend, In his own arm, will he take up the lambs, And in his own bosom, will he carry them , - Them which are with young, will he lead to a place of rest.

Acts 23:5

And Paul said - I was not aware, brethren, that he was high-priest; because it is written - Of a ruler of thy people, shalt thou not speak injuriously.

1 Corinthians 6:10

Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners - shall inherit, God's kingdom.

1 Corinthians 9:19

For, though free from all, unto all, myself, I enslaved, - that, the larger number, I might win:

2 Corinthians 10:1

Moreover, I, Paul, myself, exhort you, through the meekness and considerateness of the Christ, - I who, to look upon, indeed, am lowly toward you, but, absent, am bold towards you; -

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear - lest, by any means, when I come, not such as I wish, should I find you, and, I, should be found by you, such as ye do not wish; - lest, by any means, I should find strife, jealousy, outbursts of wrath, factions, railings, whisperings, puffed up pretensions, confusions; -

Galatians 5:22

But, the fruit of the Spirit, is - love, joy, peace, long-suffering, graciousness, goodness, faithfulness,

Galatians 6:10

Hence, then, as we have opportunity, let us be working what is good, towards all, - but, especially, towards the family of the faith.

Philippians 4:5

Let, your considerateness, be known unto all men. The Lord, is near: -

1 Thessalonians 2:7

But we became gentle in your midst, - as though, a nursing mother, had been cherishing her own children:

1 Thessalonians 5:14-15

But we exhort you, brethren - admonish the disorderly, soothe them of little soul, help the weak, be longsuffering towards all:

1 Timothy 3:11

Wives, in the same way, - dignified, not given to intrigue, sober, faithful in all things.

James 3:17

But, the wisdom from above, is - first pure, then peaceable, reasonable, easy to be entreated, fraught with mercy and good fruits, without partiality, without hypocrisy.

James 4:11

Be not speaking one against another, brethren! He that speaketh against a brother, or judgeth his brother, speaketh against law, and judgeth law; Now, if, upon law, thou art passing judgment, thou art not a doer of law, but a judge!

1 Peter 2:1

Putting away, therefore, all vice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envyings and all detractions,

1 Peter 2:17-18

Unto all men, give honour, unto the brotherhood, shew love, unto God, give reverence, the king, hold in honour.

1 Peter 3:8

And, finally, all, being of one mind, having fellow - feeling, attached to the brethren, of tender affection, of lowly mind:

1 Peter 3:10

For, he that desireth to love, life, and to see good days, Let him cause his tongue to cease from mischief, and lips, that they speak not deceit;

1 Peter 4:4

Wherein they are taken by surprise that ye run not with them into the same overflow of riotous excess, - uttering defamation:

2 Peter 2:10

Most of all, however, them who go their way, after the flesh, with a coveting of defilement, and who despise, lordship, - daring! willful! before dignitaries, they tremble not, defaming,

Jude 1:8

In like manner, nevertheless, even these, in their dreamings, flesh indeed defile, while lordship they set aside, and dignities they defame.

Jude 1:10

But, these, whatsoever things, indeed, they know not, they defame; but, whatsoever things, naturally, like the irrational creatures, they well understand, by these, are they, bringing themselves to ruin.

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