1 Corinthians 4:12
Modern Translations
New International Version
We work hard with our own hands. When we are cursed, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure it;

New Living Translation
We work wearily with our own hands to earn our living. We bless those who curse us. We are patient with those who abuse us.

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

Berean Study Bible
We work hard with our own hands. When we are vilified, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure it;

New American Standard Bible
and we labor, working with our own hands; when we are verbally abused, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure it;

NASB 1995
and we toil, working with our own hands; when we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure;

NASB 1977
and we toil, working with our own hands; when we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure;

Amplified Bible
We work [for our living], working hard with our own hands. When we are reviled and verbally abused, we bless. When we are persecuted, we take it patiently and endure.

Christian Standard Bible
we labor, working with our own hands. When we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure it;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
we labor, working with our own hands. When we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure it;

Contemporary English Version
We work hard with our own hands, and when people abuse us, we wish them well. When we suffer, we are patient.

Good News Translation
we wear ourselves out with hard work. When we are cursed, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
We wear ourselves out doing physical labor. When people verbally abuse us, we bless them. When people persecute us, we endure it.

International Standard Version
We wear ourselves out from working with our own hands. When insulted, we bless. When persecuted, we endure.

NET Bible
We do hard work, toiling with our own hands. When we are verbally abused, we respond with a blessing, when persecuted, we endure,
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And labour, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it:

New King James Version
And we labor, working with our own hands. Being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;

King James 2000 Bible
And labor, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure it:

New Heart English Bible
We toil, working with our own hands. When people curse us, we bless. Being persecuted, we endure.

World English Bible
We toil, working with our own hands. When people curse us, we bless. Being persecuted, we endure.

American King James Version
And labor, 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;

A Faithful Version
And we labor, working with our own hands. When railed at, we bless; when persecuted, we bear it;

Darby Bible Translation
and labour, working with our own hands. Railed at, we bless; persecuted, 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;

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And labour, working with our owne handes: we are reuiled, and yet we blesse: we are persecuted, and suffer it.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And labour, working with our owne handes. We are reuyled, and we blesse. We are persecuted, and suffer it.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
and laboure and worke with oure awne handes. We are reuyled, and yet we blesse: we are persecuted, and suffre it:

Tyndale Bible of 1526
and laboure workinge with oure awne hondes. We are revysed and yet we blesse. We are persecuted and suffer it.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and labor, working with [our] own hands; being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;

Berean Literal Bible
and we toil, working with our own hands. Being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;

Young's Literal Translation
and labour, working with our own hands; being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer;

Smith's Literal Translation
And we are wearied, working with our own hands: being reviled, we praise; being driven out, we hold up.

Literal Emphasis Translation
And grow weary, working with our own hands. Being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we still bear up;

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

Catholic Public Domain Version
And we labor, working with our own hands. We are slandered, and so we bless. We suffer and endure persecution.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And we toil as we labor with our hands. They dishonor us and we bless; they persecute us and we endure.

Lamsa Bible
And labor, working with our own hands: being cursed we bless, being persecuted, we endure it;

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
and labor, working with our own hands. When reviled, we bless; when persecuted, we endure;

Godbey New Testament
and we toil working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure it;

Haweis New Testament
and work hard, labouring with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it;

Mace New Testament
we are fatigu'd by our manual toil: when reviled, we pray: when persecuted, we don't repine:

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;

Worrell New Testament
and we toil, laboring with our own hands; being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;

Worsley New Testament
and we labour working with our own hands. When we are reviled, we bless: when persecuted, we bear it: when defamed, we intreat.








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