Romans 12:16
New International Version
Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conceited.

New Living Translation
Live in harmony with each other. Don't be too proud to enjoy the company of ordinary people. And don't think you know it all!

English Standard Version
Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight.

Berean Study Bible
Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but enjoy the company of the lowly. Do not be conceited.

Berean Literal Bible
minding the same thing toward one another, not minding the things haughty, but going along with the lowly. Do not be wise in yourselves,

New American Standard Bible
Be of the same mind toward one another; do not be haughty in mind, but associate with the lowly. Do not be wise in your own estimation.

King James Bible
Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.

Christian Standard Bible
Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud; instead, associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own estimation.

Contemporary English Version
Be friendly with everyone. Don't be proud and feel that you know more than others. Make friends with ordinary people.

Good News Translation
Have the same concern for everyone. Do not be proud, but accept humble duties. Do not think of yourselves as wise.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Be in agreement with one another. Do not be proud; instead, associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own estimation.

International Standard Version
Live in harmony with each other. Do not be arrogant, but associate with humble people. Do not think that you are wiser than you really are.

NET Bible
Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty but associate with the lowly. Do not be conceited.

New Heart English Bible
Be of the same mind one toward another. Do not be arrogant, but associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own conceits.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And whatever you esteem about yourselves do also about your brethren. Do not esteem high opinions, but go out to those who are humble, and do not be wise in your opinions of yourselves.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Live in harmony with each other. Don't be arrogant, but be friendly to humble people. Don't think that you are smarter than you really are.

New American Standard 1977
Be of the same mind toward one another; do not be haughty in mind, but associate with the lowly. Do not be wise in your own estimation.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Be unanimous among yourselves, not high minded, but accommodating the humble. Do not be wise in your own opinion.

King James 2000 Bible
Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.

American King James Version
Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.

American Standard Version
Be of the same mind one toward another. Set not your mind on high things, but condescend to things that are lowly. Be not wise in your own conceits.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Being of one mind one towards another. Not minding high things, but consenting to the humble. Be not wise in your own conceits.

Darby Bible Translation
Have the same respect one for another, not minding high things, but going along with the lowly: be not wise in your own eyes:

English Revised Version
Be of the same mind one toward another. Set not your mind on high things, but condescend to things that are lowly. Be not wise in your own conceits.

Webster's Bible Translation
Be of the same mind one towards another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.

Weymouth New Testament
Have full sympathy with one another. Do not give your mind to high things, but let humble ways content you. Do not be wise in your own conceits.

World English Bible
Be of the same mind one toward another. Don't set your mind on high things, but associate with the humble. Don't be wise in your own conceits.

Young's Literal Translation
of the same mind one toward another, not minding the high things, but with the lowly going along; become not wise in your own conceit;
Study Bible
Forgiveness
15Rejoice with those who rejoice; weep with those who weep. 16Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but enjoy the company of the lowly. Do not be conceited. 17Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Carefully consider what is right in the eyes of everybody.…
Cross References
Psalm 131:1
My heart is not proud, O LORD, my eyes are not haughty. I do not aspire to great matters or things too lofty for me.

Proverbs 3:7
Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and turn away from evil.

Proverbs 26:5
Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he become wise in his own eyes.

Isaiah 5:21
Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes and clever in their own sight.

Jeremiah 45:5
But as for you, do you seek great things for yourself? Stop seeking! For I will bring disaster on every living creature, declares the LORD, but wherever you go I will grant your life as plunder."

Romans 11:20
That is correct: They were broken off because of unbelief, but you stand by faith. Do not be arrogant, but be afraid.

Romans 11:25
I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers, so that you will not be conceited: A hardening in part has come to Israel, until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.

Romans 12:3
For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but think of yourself with sober judgment, according to the measure of faith God has given you.

Romans 15:5
Now may the God of endurance and encouragement grant you harmony with one another in Christ Jesus,

1 Corinthians 1:10
I appeal to you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree together, so that there may be no divisions among you and that you may be united in mind and conviction.

2 Corinthians 13:11
Finally, brothers, rejoice! Aim for perfect harmony, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you.

Philippians 2:2
then make my joy complete by being of one mind, having the same love, being united in spirit and purpose.

Philippians 4:2
I urge Euodia and Syntyche to agree in the Lord.

1 Peter 3:8
Finally, all of you, be like-minded and sympathetic, love as brothers, be tender-hearted and humble.

Treasury of Scripture

Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.

of the.

Romans 15:5
Now the God of patience and consolation grant you to be likeminded one toward another according to Christ Jesus:

Romans 6:2
God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein?

2 Chronicles 30:12
Also in Judah the hand of God was to give them one heart to do the commandment of the king and of the princes, by the word of the LORD.

Mind.

Psalm 131:1,2
A Song of degrees of David. LORD, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me…

Jeremiah 45:5
And seekest thou great things for thyself? seek them not: for, behold, I will bring evil upon all flesh, saith the LORD: but thy life will I give unto thee for a prey in all places whither thou goest.

Matthew 18:1-4
At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven? …

condescend to men of low estate.

Job 31:13-16
If I did despise the cause of my manservant or of my maidservant, when they contended with me; …

Job 36:5
Behold, God is mighty, and despiseth not any: he is mighty in strength and wisdom.

Proverbs 17:5
Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.

Be not.

Romans 11:25
For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles be come in.

Proverbs 3:7
Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.

Proverbs 26:12
Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.







Lexicon
Live in harmony
φρονοῦντες (phronountes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 5426: (a) I think, (b) I think, judge, (c) I direct the mind to, seek for, (d) I observe, (e) I care for.

with
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.

Do not be proud,
φρονοῦντες (phronountes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 5426: (a) I think, (b) I think, judge, (c) I direct the mind to, seek for, (d) I observe, (e) I care for.

but
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

enjoy the company
συναπαγόμενοι (synapagomenoi)
Verb - Present Participle Passive - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 4879: From sun and apago; to take off together, i.e. Transport with.

of the
τοῖς (tois)
Article - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

lowly.
ταπεινοῖς (tapeinois)
Adjective - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 5011: Humble, lowly, in position or spirit (in a good sense). Of uncertain derivation; depressed, i.e. humiliated.

{Do} not
μὴ (mē)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3361: Not, lest. A primary particle of qualified negation; not, lest; also (whereas ou expects an affirmative one) whether.

be
γίνεσθε (ginesthe)
Verb - Present Imperative Middle or Passive - 2nd 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.

conceited.
φρόνιμοι (phronimoi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 5429: Intelligent, prudent, sensible, wise. From phren; thoughtful, i.e. Sagacious or discreet; in a bad sense conceited.
(16) Be of the same mind . . .--In every Christian community there should be that harmony which proceeds from a common object, common hopes, common desires.

Condescend to men of low estate.--Probably, on the whole, rightly translated in our version; "Let yourselves be carried on in the stream with those who are beneath yourselves in rank and station; mix with them freely; be ready to lend them a helping hand if ever they need, and do this in a simple and kindly way; do not let any social assumptions keep you at a distance." "Accommodate yourselves," or "condescend"--of course without any conscious idea or appearance of condescension. Another rendering would be "condescend to lowly things," in which case the sense would be nearly equivalent to that of Keble's well-known and beautiful lines--

"The trivial round, the common task,

Will furnish all we ought to ask;

Room to deny ourselves, a road

To bring us daily nearer God."

The scholar will observe that in this way of taking the passage, the Greek word for "condescend" (sunapagomenoi) has to be a little forced, or at least is not so expressive and natural as in the other. On the other hand, in the Epistles of a writer like St. Paul, it does not by any means follow that because the word for "high" is neuter that for "low estate" must be neuter too.

Be not wise in your own conceits.--Comp. Romans 11:25, and Proverbs 3:7. Humility is necessary to the Christian not only in his dealings with others, but also to keep his mind open and teachable. He sees his errors, and learns from them.

12:9-16 The professed love of Christians to each other should be sincere, free from deceit, and unmeaning and deceitful compliments. Depending on Divine grace, they must detest and dread all evil, and love and delight in whatever is kind and useful. We must not only do that which is good, but we must cleave to it. All our duty towards one another is summed up in one word, love. This denotes the love of parents to their children; which is more tender and natural than any other; unforced, unconstrained. And love to God and man, with zeal for the gospel, will make the wise Christian diligent in all his wordly business, and in gaining superior skill. God must be served with the spirit, under the influences of the Holy Spirit. He is honoured by our hope and trust in him, especially when we rejoice in that hope. He is served, not only by working for him, but by sitting still quietly, when he calls us to suffer. Patience for God's sake, is true piety. Those that rejoice in hope, are likely to be patient in tribulation. We should not be cold in the duty of prayer, nor soon weary of it. Not only must there be kindness to friends and brethren, but Christians must not harbour anger against enemies. It is but mock love, which rests in words of kindness, while our brethren need real supplies, and it is in our power to furnish them. Be ready to entertain those who do good: as there is occasion, we must welcome strangers. Bless, and curse not. It means thorough good will; not, bless them when at prayer, and curse them at other times; but bless them always, and curse not at all. True Christian love will make us take part in the sorrows and joys of each other. Labour as much as you can to agree in the same spiritual truths; and when you come short of that, yet agree in affection. Look upon worldly pomp and dignity with holy contempt. Do not mind it; be not in love with it. Be reconciled to the place God in his providence puts you in, whatever it be. Nothing is below us, but sin. We shall never find in our hearts to condescend to others, while we indulge conceit of ourselves; therefore that must be mortified.
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