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Romans 12 WYC/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Therefore, brethren, I beseech you by the mercy of God, that ye give your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, pleasing to God, and your service reasonable. 1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God--this is your spiritual act of worship.
2 And do not ye be conformed to this world, but be ye reformed in newness of your wit, that ye prove which is the will of God, good, and well pleasing, and perfect. 2 Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is--his good, pleasing and perfect will.
3 For I say, by the grace that is given to me, to all that be among you, that ye understand not more than it behooveth to understand, but for to understand to soberness [to not savour, or know, more than it behooveth to know, but to know to soberness]; and to each man, as God hath parted the measure of faith. 3 For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the measure of faith God has given you.
4 For as in one body we have many members, but all the members have not the same deed [soothly all the members have not the same act, or deed]; 4 Just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function,
5 so we many be one body in Christ [so we be many, one body in Christ], and each be members one of another. 5 so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.
6 Therefore we that have gifts diversing [Therefore having gifts diversing], after the grace that is given to us, either prophecy, after the reason of faith; 6 We have different gifts, according to the grace given us. If a man's gift is prophesying, let him use it in proportion to his faith.
7 either service, in ministering; either he that teacheth, in teaching; [either ministry, or service, in ministering; or he that teacheth, in teaching;] 7 If it is serving, let him serve; if it is teaching, let him teach;
8 he that stirreth softly, in admonishing [he that stirreth softly, in exhortation, or admonishing]; he that giveth, in simpleness; he that is sovereign [+he that is prelate, or sovereign/he that is before], in busyness; he that hath mercy, in gladness. 8 if it is encouraging, let him encourage; if it is contributing to the needs of others, let him give generously; if it is leadership, let him govern diligently; if it is showing mercy, let him do it cheerfully.
9 Love without feigning, hating evil, drawing to good [cleaving, or fast drawing, to good thing]; 9 Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.
10 loving together the charity of brotherhood. Each come before to worship (the) other [Coming before together in honour]; 10 Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves.
11 not slow in busyness, fervent in spirit, serving to the Lord, 11 Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord.
12 joying in hope, patient in tribulation, busy in prayer, 12 Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
13 giving good to the needs of saints, keeping hospitality. 13 Share with God's people who are in need. Practice hospitality.
14 Bless ye men that pursue you; bless ye, and do not ye curse; 14 Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.
15 for to joy with men that joy, for to weep with men that weep. 15 Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.
16 Feel ye the same thing together; not understanding high things, but consenting to meek things [+Feeling the same thing together; not savouring, or knowing, high things, but consenting to meek things, following meek fathers]. Do not ye be prudent with yourselves; 16 Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conceited.
17 to no man yielding evil for evil, but purvey ye good things, not only before God, but also before all men. 17 Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody.
18 If it may be done, that that is of you, have ye peace with all men. 18 If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.
19 Ye most dear brethren, not defending yourselves, but give ye place to wrath [Ye most dear-worthy brethren, not defending, or venging, yourselves, but give ye place to ire, or wrath]; for it is written, The Lord saith, To me vengeance, and I shall yield [again]. 19 Do not take revenge, my friends, but leave room for God's wrath, for it is written: "It is mine to avenge; I will repay," says the Lord.
20 But if thine enemy hungereth, feed thou him; if he thirsteth, give thou drink to him; for thou doing this thing shalt gather together coals on his head. [But if thine enemy shall hunger, feed him; if he thirsteth, give drink to him; forsooth doing these things thou shalt gather together coals on his head.] 20 On the contrary: "If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head."
21 Do not thou be overcome of evil, but overcome thou evil by good. 21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.