1 Thessalonians 5:15
Modern Translations
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.

Berean Study Bible
Make sure that no one repays evil for evil. Always pursue what is good for one another and for all people.

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

NASB 1995
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.

NASB 1977
See that no one repays another with evil for evil, but always seek after that which is good for one another and for all men.

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

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.

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.

Contemporary English Version
Don't be hateful to people, just because they are hateful to you. Rather, be good to each other and to everyone else.

Good News Translation
See that no one pays back wrong for wrong, but at all times make it your aim to do good to one another and to all people.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Make sure that no one ever pays back one wrong with another wrong. Instead, always try to do what is good for each other and everyone else.

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.
Classic Translations
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.

New King James Version
See that no one renders evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue what is good both for yourselves and for all.

King James 2000 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.

New Heart English Bible
See that no one returns evil for evil to anyone, but always seek what is good both for each other and for all.

World English Bible
See that no one returns evil for evil to anyone, but always follow after that which is good, for one another, and for all.

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

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.

A Faithful Version
See that no one renders evil for evil to anyone; but always be pursuing what is good, both toward one another and toward all men.

Darby Bible Translation
See that no one render to any evil for evil, but pursue always what is good towards one another and towards 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.

Webster's Bible Translation
See that none render evil for evil to any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
See that none recompense euil for euil vnto any man: but euer folow that which is good, both toward your selues, and toward all men.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
See that none recompence euyll for euyll vnto any man: but euer folowe that whiche is good, both among your selues, and to all men.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Se that none recompence euell for euell vnto eny man: but euer folowe that which is good, both amoge youre selues and to all men.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Se that none recopence evill for evyll vnto eny man: but ever folowe that which is good both amonge youre selves and to all men.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
see [that] no one may render evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue that which is good, both to one another and to all;

Berean Literal Bible
See that no one has repaid to anyone evil for evil, but always pursue the good also toward one 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;

Smith's Literal Translation
See that any return not evil to any: but always pursue good to one another, and to all.

Literal Emphasis Translation
See that no one has given back to anyone, evil for evil, but rather always pursue good also unto one another and unto all.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
See that none render evil for evil to any man; but ever follow that which is good towards each other, and towards all men.

Catholic Public Domain Version
See to it that no one repays evil for evil to anyone. Instead, always pursue whatever is good, with one another and with all.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Beware lest anyone of you reward evil for evil, but always run after the good with each and every person.

Lamsa Bible
See that none of you render evil for evil; but always follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
See that no one render evil for evil to any, but always pursue that which is good toward one another and toward all.

Godbey New Testament
See that no one may return evil for evil to any one; but always pursue good toward one another, and toward all.

Haweis New Testament
See that no man return evil for evil to any man; but always pursue that which is good, both towards one another, and towards all men.

Mace New Testament
Don't allow any one to return evil for evil, but strive to do all the good you can to one another, and to all the world.

Weymouth New Testament
See to it that no one ever repays another with evil for evil; but always seek opportunities of doing good both to one another and to all the world.

Worrell New Testament
See that no one render to any one evil for evil; but always pursue that which is good, toward one another, and toward all.

Worsley New Testament
See that no one render evil for evil to any man; but always pursue that which is good, both to each other and to all men.








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