New American Standard Bible
for the one who gives him a greeting participates in his evil deeds.
King James Bible
For he that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds.
Darby Bible Translation
for he who greets him partakes in his wicked works.
World English Bible
for he who welcomes him participates in his evil works.
Young's Literal Translation
for he who is saying to him, 'Hail,' hath fellowship with his evil works.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For he that biddeth him God speed, is partaker of his evil deeds - Shows that he countenances and approves of the doctrine which is taught. Compare the notes at 1 Timothy 5:22.
Do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but instead even expose them;
1 Timothy 5:22
Do not lay hands upon anyone too hastily and thereby share responsibility for the sins of others; keep yourself free from sin.
For everyone who partakes only of milk is not accustomed to the word of righteousness, for he is an infant.
save others, snatching them out of the fire; and on some have mercy with fear, hating even the garment polluted by the flesh.
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