1 Thessalonians 5:15
Strong's Lexicon
Make sure that
Ὁρᾶτε (Horate)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 3708: Properly, to stare at, i.e. to discern clearly; by extension, to attend to; by Hebraism, to experience; passively, to appear.

no
μή ()
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3361: Not, lest. A primary particle of qualified negation; not, lest; also (whereas ou expects an affirmative one) whether.

one
τις (tis)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5100: Any one, some one, a certain one or thing. An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.

repays
ἀποδῷ (apodō)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 591: From apo and didomi; to give away, i.e. Up, over, back, etc.

evil
κακὸν (kakon)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 2556: Bad, evil, in the widest sense. Apparently a primary word; worthless, i.e. depraved, or injurious.

for
ἀντὶ (anti)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 473: A primary particle; opposite, i.e. Instead or because of.

evil.
κακοῦ (kakou)
Adjective - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 2556: Bad, evil, in the widest sense. Apparently a primary word; worthless, i.e. depraved, or injurious.

Always
πάντοτε (pantote)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3842: Always, at all times, ever. From pas and hote; every when, i.e. At all times.

pursue
διώκετε (diōkete)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1377: To pursue, hence: I persecute. A prolonged form of a primary verb dio; to pursue; by implication, to persecute.

what [is]
τὸ (to)
Article - Accusative Neuter 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.

good
ἀγαθὸν (agathon)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 18: A primary word; 'good'.

for
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

one another
ἀλλήλους (allēlous)
Personal / Reciprocal Pronoun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 240: One another, each other. Genitive plural from allos reduplicated; one another.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

for
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

all [people].
πάντας (pantas)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine 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
See to it that no one repays evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue what is good for one another and for all.

New American Standard Bible
See that no one repays another with evil for evil, but always seek after that which is good for one another and for all people.

King James Bible
See that none render evil for evil unto any [man]; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all [men].
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always strive to do what is good for each other and for everyone else.

New Living Translation
See that no one pays back evil for evil, but always try to do good to each other and to all people.

English Standard Version
See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone.

New American Standard Bible
See that no one repays another with evil for evil, but always seek after that which is good for one another and for all people.

King James Bible
See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
See to it that no one repays evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue what is good for one another and for all.

International Standard Version
Make sure that no one pays back evil for evil. Instead, always pursue what is good for each other and for everyone else.

NET Bible
See that no one pays back evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue what is good for one another and for all.

American Standard Version
See that none render unto any one evil for evil; but always follow after that which is good, one toward another, and toward all.

English Revised Version
See that none render unto any one evil for evil; but alway follow after that which is good, one toward another, and toward all.

Young's Literal Translation
see no one evil for evil may render to any one, but always that which is good pursue ye, both to one another and to all;






Cross References
Proverbs 20:22
Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee.

Matthew 5:44
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

Romans 12:9
Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

Romans 12:17
Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men.

Galatians 6:10
As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.

1 Thessalonians 5:21
Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

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

1 Thessalonians 1:1
Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians which is in God the Father and in the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Thessalonians 5:14
Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:13
And to esteem them very highly in love for their work's sake. And be at peace among yourselves.

1 Thessalonians 5:12
And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you;
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