1 Corinthians 4:12
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English Standard Version
and we labor, working with our own hands. When reviled, we bless; when persecuted, we endure;

King James Bible
And labour, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it:

American Standard Version
and we toil, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And we labour, working with our own hands: we are reviled, and we bless; we are persecuted, and we suffer it.

English Revised Version
and we toil, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;

Webster's Bible Translation
And labor, working with our own hands. Being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it;

Weymouth New Testament
Homes we have none. Wearily we toil, working with our own hands. When reviled, we bless; when persecuted, we bear it patiently;

1 Corinthians 4:12 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Labor (κοπιῶμεν)

Rev., toil. Unto weariness. See on Luke 5:5.

Reviled (λοιδορούμενοι)

See on Acts 23:4.

We bless (εὐλογοῦμεν)

See on blessed, John 12:13.

We suffer (ἀνεχόμεθα)

Lit., we hold or bear up.

1 Corinthians 4:12 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

labour.

1 Corinthians 9:6 Or I only and Barnabas, have not we power to forbear working?

Acts 18:3 And because he was of the same craft, he stayed with them, and worked: for by their occupation they were tentmakers.

Acts 20:34 Yes, you yourselves know, that these hands have ministered to my necessities, and to them that were with me.

1 Thessalonians 2:9 For you remember, brothers, our labor and travail: for laboring night and day, because we would not be chargeable to any of you...

2 Thessalonians 3:8 Neither did we eat any man's bread for nothing; but worked with labor and travail night and day...

1 Timothy 4:10 For therefore we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men...

being reviled.

Matthew 5:44 But I say to you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you...

Luke 6:28 Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which spitefully use you.

Luke 23:34 Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots.

Acts 7:60 And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep.

Romans 12:14,20 Bless them which persecute you: bless, and curse not...

1 Peter 2:23 Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judges righteously:

1 Peter 3:9 Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that you are thereunto called...

Jude 1:9 Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses...

being persecuted.

Matthew 5:11 Blessed are you, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

1 Peter 3:14 But and if you suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are you: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;

1 Peter 4:12-14,19 Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you...

Cross References
John 15:20
Remember the word that I said to you: 'A servant is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they kept my word, they will also keep yours.

Acts 18:3
and because he was of the same trade he stayed with them and worked, for they were tentmakers by trade.

Romans 8:35
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?

Romans 12:14
Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.

2 Corinthians 11:8
I robbed other churches by accepting support from them in order to serve you.

Ephesians 4:28
Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.

1 Peter 3:9
Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing.

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