Romans 12:10
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English Standard Version
Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.

King James Bible
Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;

American Standard Version
In love of the brethren be tenderly affectioned one to another; in honor preferring one another;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Loving one another with the charity of brotherhood, with honour preventing one another.

English Revised Version
In love of the brethren be tenderly affectioned one to another; in honour preferring one another;

Webster's Bible Translation
Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another;

Weymouth New Testament
As for brotherly love, be affectionate to one another; in matters of worldly honour, yield to one another.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Be kindly affectioned (φιλόστοργοι)

Only here in the New Testament. From στέργω to love, which denotes peculiarly a natural affection, a sentiment innate and peculiar to men as men, as distinguished from the love of desire, called out by circumstance. Hence of the natural love of kindred, of people and king (the relation being regarded as founded in nature), of a tutelary God for a people. The word here represents Christians as bound by a family tie. It is intended to define more specifically the character of φιλαδελφία brotherly love, which follows, so that the exhortation is "love the brethren in the faith as though they were brethren in blood" (Farrar). Rev., be tenderly affectioned; but the A.V., in the word kindly gives the real sense, since kind is originally kinned; and kindly affectioned is having the affection of kindred.

In honor preferring one another (τῇ τιμῇ ἀλλήλους προηγούμενοι).

The verb occurs only here. It means to go before as a guide. Honor is the honor due from each to all. Compare Philippians 2:3; 1 Peter 2:17; 1 Peter 5:5. Hence, leading the way in showing the honor that is due. Others render antcipating and excelling.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

kindly.

John 13:34,35 A new commandment I give to you, That you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another...

John 15:17 These things I command you, that you love one another.

John 17:21 That they all may be one; as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be one in us...

Acts 4:32 And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul...

Galatians 5:6,13,22 For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision avails any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which works by love...

Ephesians 4:1-3 I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the vocation with which you are called...

Colossians 1:4 Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which you have to all the saints,

1 Thessalonians 4:9 But as touching brotherly love you need not that I write to you: for you yourselves are taught of God to love one another.

2 Thessalonians 1:3 We are bound to thank God always for you, brothers, as it is meet, because that your faith grows exceedingly...

Hebrews 13:1 Let brotherly love continue.

1 Peter 1:22 Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit to unfeigned love of the brothers...

1 Peter 2:17 Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.

1 Peter 3:8,9 Finally, be you all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brothers, be pitiful, be courteous...

2 Peter 1:7 And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.

1 John 2:9-11 He that said he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in darkness even until now...

1 John 3:10-18 In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whoever does not righteousness is not of God...

1 John 4:11,20,21 Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another...

1 John 5:1,2 Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loves him that begat loves him also that is begotten of him...

with brotherly love. or, in the love of the brethren.

Job 1:4 And his sons went and feasted in their houses, every one his day...

Psalm 133:1 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity!

in honour.

Genesis 13:9 Is not the whole land before you? separate yourself, I pray you, from me: if you will take the left hand, then I will go to the right...

Matthew 20:26 But it shall not be so among you: but whoever will be great among you, let him be your minister;

Luke 14:10 But when you are bidden, go and sit down in the lowest room; that when he that bade you comes, he may say to you, Friend, go up higher...

Philippians 2:3 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.

1 Peter 5:5 Likewise, you younger, submit yourselves to the elder. Yes, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility...

Cross References
John 13:34
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.

Romans 13:7
Pay to all what is owed to them: taxes to whom taxes are owed, revenue to whom revenue is owed, respect to whom respect is owed, honor to whom honor is owed.

Philippians 2:3
Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.

1 Thessalonians 4:9
Now concerning brotherly love you have no need for anyone to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love one another,

Hebrews 13:1
Let brotherly love continue.

1 Peter 1:22
Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart,

1 Peter 2:17
Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.

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