New Living Translation
When God's people are in need, be ready to help them. Always be eager to practice hospitality.
King James Bible
Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
Darby Bible Translation
distributing to the necessities of the saints; given to hospitality.
World English Bible
contributing to the needs of the saints; given to hospitality.
Young's Literal Translation
to the necessities of the saints communicating; the hospitality pursuing.
Romans 12:13 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:13 Communicate to the necessities of the saints - Relieve all Christians that are in want. It is remarkable, that the apostle, treating expressly of the duties flowing from the communion of saints, yet never says one word about the dead. Pursue hospitality - Not only embracing those that offer, but seeking opportunities to exercise it.
LibraryThird Sunday after Epiphany
Text: Romans 12, 16-21. 16 Be not wise in your own conceits. 17 Render to no man evil for evil. Take thought for things honorable in the sight of all men. 18 If it be possible, as much as in you lieth, be at peace with all men. 19 Avenge not yourselves, beloved, but give place unto the wrath of God: for it is written, Vengeance belongeth unto me; I will recompense, saith the Lord. 20 But if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him to drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
Sunday Before Lent
November the Twenty-Eighth How to Fight Evil
The Sacrifice of the Body
2 Samuel 17:29
honey, butter, sheep, goats, and cheese for David and those who were with him. For they said, "You must all be very hungry and tired and thirsty after your long march through the wilderness."
2 Kings 4:10
Let's build a small room for him on the roof and furnish it with a bed, a table, a chair, and a lamp. Then he will have a place to stay whenever he comes by."
She extends a helping hand to the poor and opens her arms to the needy.
For I was hungry, and you fed me. I was thirsty, and you gave me a drink. I was a stranger, and you invited me into your home.
But before I come, I must go to Jerusalem to take a gift to the believers there.
1 Corinthians 16:15
You know that Stephanas and his household were the first of the harvest of believers in Greece, and they are spending their lives in service to God's people. I urge you, dear brothers and sisters,
2 Corinthians 9:1
I really don't need to write to you about this ministry of giving for the believers in Jerusalem.
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