1 Corinthians 4:13
Strong's Lexicon
when we are slandered,
δυσφημούμενοι (dysphēmoumenoi)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 1426: Evil report, defamation, words of ill omen. From a compound of dus- and pheme; defamation.

we answer gently.
παρακαλοῦμεν (parakaloumen)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's Greek 3870: From para and kaleo; to call near, i.e. Invite, invoke.

Up to
ἕως (heōs)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 2193: A conjunction, preposition and adverb of continuance, until.

this moment
ἄρτι (arti)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 737: Now, just now, at this moment. Adverb from a derivative of airo through the idea of suspension; just now.

we have become
ἐγενήθημεν (egenēthēmen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 1st Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

[the] scum
περικαθάρματα (perikatharmata)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 4027: Refuse, offscouring, filth. From a compound of peri and kathairo; something cleaned off all around, i.e. Refuse.

of the
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

earth,
κόσμου (kosmou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2889: Probably from the base of komizo; orderly arrangement, i.e. Decoration; by implication, the world (morally).

[the] refuse
περίψημα (peripsēma)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4067: From a comparative of peri and psao; something brushed all around, i.e. Off-scrapings.

of [the world].
πάντων (pantōn)
Adjective - Genitive Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
when we are slandered, we respond graciously. Even now, we are like the world’s garbage, like the dirt everyone scrapes off their sandals.

New American Standard Bible
when we are slandered, we try to conciliate; we have become as the scum of the world, the dregs of all things, [even] until now.

King James Bible
Being defamed, we intreat: we are made as the filth of the world, [and are] the offscouring of all things unto this day.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
when we are slandered, we answer kindly. We have become the scum of the earth, the garbage of the world--right up to this moment.

New Living Translation
We appeal gently when evil things are said about us. Yet we are treated like the world's garbage, like everybody's trash--right up to the present moment.

English Standard Version
when slandered, we entreat. We have become, and are still, like the scum of the world, the refuse of all things.

New American Standard Bible
when we are slandered, we try to conciliate; we have become as the scum of the world, the dregs of all things, even until now.

King James Bible
Being defamed, we intreat: we are made as the filth of the world, and are the offscouring of all things unto this day.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
when we are slandered, we respond graciously. Even now, we are like the world's garbage, like the dirt everyone scrapes off their sandals.

International Standard Version
When slandered, we answer with kind words. Even now we have become the filth of the world, the scum of the universe.

NET Bible
when people lie about us, we answer in a friendly manner. We are the world's dirt and scum, even now.

American Standard Version
being defamed, we entreat: we are made as the filth of the world, the offscouring of all things, even until now.

English Revised Version
being defamed, we entreat: we are made as the filth of the world, the offscouring of all things, even until now.

Young's Literal Translation
being spoken evil of, we entreat; as filth of the world we did become -- of all things an offscouring -- till now.






Cross References
Lamentations 3:45
Thou hast made us as the offscouring and refuse in the midst of the people.

2 Corinthians 6:8
By honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true;

1 Peter 3:21
The like figure whereunto even baptism doth also now save us (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God,) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ:

1 Corinthians 1:1
Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother,

1 Corinthians 4:12
And labour, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it:

1 Corinthians 4:11
Even unto this present hour we both hunger, and thirst, and are naked, and are buffeted, and have no certain dwellingplace;

1 Corinthians 4:10
We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye are wise in Christ; we are weak, but ye are strong; ye are honourable, but we are despised.

1 Corinthians 4:14
I write not these things to shame you, but as my beloved sons I warn you.

1 Corinthians 4:15
For though ye have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet have ye not many fathers: for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel.

1 Corinthians 4:16
Wherefore I beseech you, be ye followers of me.
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