Wednesday, April 24, 2013

mis/translation Table "rights" in modern Engl Bibles

“Rights” In English Bible Translations

1982 NKJV

1984 NIV

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NASB 1995

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Genesis 25:31
Jacob responded, “First, sell me your rights as firstborn.”

 וַיֹּ֖אמֶר יַעֲקֹ֑ב מִכְרָ֥ה כַיֹּ֛ום אֶת־בְּכֹֽרָתְךָ֖ לִֽי׃

 

 

 

 

 

 

Genesis 25:33
“First, swear an oath,” Jacob said. So Esau swore an oath to him and sold him his rights as firstborn.

וַיֹּ֣אמֶר יַעֲקֹ֗ב הִשָּׁ֤בְעָה לִּי֙ כַּיֹּ֔ום וַיִּשָּׁבַ֖ע לֹ֑ו וַיִּמְכֹּ֥ר אֶת־בְּכֹרָתֹ֖ו לְיַעֲקֹֽב׃

 

 

 

 

 

 

Genesis 25:34
Then Jacob gave Esau a meal of bread and lentils. He ate and drank, and then he got up and left. This is how Esau showed his contempt for his rights as firstborn.

34 וְיַעֲקֹ֞ב נָתַ֣ן לְעֵשָׂ֗ו לֶ֚חֶם וּנְזִ֣יד עֲדָשִׁ֔ים וַיֹּ֣אכַל וַיֵּ֔שְׁתְּ וַיָּ֖קָם וַיֵּלַ֑ךְ וַיִּ֥בֶז עֵשָׂ֖ו אֶת־הַבְּכֹרָֽה׃

 

 

 

 

 

 

Genesis 27:36
Esau said, “Isn’t that why he’s named Jacob? He’s cheated me twice already: He took my rights as firstborn, and now he’s taken my blessing.” So he asked, “Haven’t you saved a blessing for me?”

36 וַיֹּ֡אמֶר הֲכִי֩ קָרָ֨א שְׁמֹ֜ו יַעֲקֹ֗ב וַֽיַּעְקְבֵ֙נִי֙ זֶ֣ה פַעֲמַ֔יִם אֶת־בְּכֹרָתִ֣י לָקָ֔ח וְהִנֵּ֥ה עַתָּ֖ה לָקַ֣ח בִּרְכָתִ֑י וַיֹּאמַ֕ר הֲלֹא־אָצַ֥לְתָּ לִּ֖י בְּרָכָֽה׃

 

 

 

Exodus 21:9
If he selects her for his son, he must grant her the rights of a daughter.

 

 

 

 וְאִם־לִבְנֹ֖ו יִֽיעָדֶ֑נָּה כְּמִשְׁפַּ֥ט הַבָּנֹ֖ות יַעֲשֶׂה־לָּֽהּ׃

 

 Exodus 21:10
If he takes another wife, he shall not diminish her food, her clothing, and her marriage rights.

 

Exodus 21:10
If he marries another woman, he must not deprive the first one of her food, clothing and marital rights.

Exodus 21:10
If he takes to himself another woman, he may not reduce her food, her clothing, or her conjugal rights.

Exodus 21:10
If he takes another wife to himself, he shall not diminish her food, her clothing, or her marital rights.

 

 אִם־אַחֶ֖רֶת יִֽקַּֽח־לֹ֑ו שְׁאֵרָ֛הּ כְּסוּתָ֥הּ וְעֹנָתָ֖הּ לֹ֥א יִגְרָֽע׃

 

 

 

 

Exodus 22:1
[ Property Rights ] “ If a man steals an ox or a sheep and slaughters it or sells it, he shall pay five oxen for the ox and four sheep for the sheep.

 

 

 אִם־בַּמַּחְתֶּ֛רֶת יִמָּצֵ֥א הַגַּנָּ֖ב וְהֻכָּ֣ה וָמֵ֑ת אֵ֥ין לֹ֖ו דָּמִֽים׃

 

 

 

 

Leviticus 25:31
The houses of the villages, however, which have no surrounding wall shall be considered as open fields; they have redemption rights and revert in the jubilee.

 

 

וּבָתֵּ֣י הַחֲצֵרִ֗ים אֲשֶׁ֨ר אֵין־לָהֶ֤ם חֹמָה֙ סָבִ֔יב עַל־שְׂדֵ֥ה הָאָ֖רֶץ יֵחָשֵׁ֑ב גְּאֻלָּה֙ תִּהְיֶה־לֹּ֔ו וּבַיֹּבֵ֖ל יֵצֵֽא׃

 

 

 

 

 

 

Numbers 36:1
[ The Rights of Women to Inherit Land ] The heads of the households whose families were descended from Gilead, son of Machir and grandson of Manasseh, (families of Joseph’s descendants) came and spoke to Moses and the leaders of the other Israelite households.

 

Deuteronomy 21:15
[ Firstborn Inheritance Rights ] “If a man has two wives, one loved and the other unloved, and they have borne him children, both the loved and the unloved, and if the firstborn son is of her who is unloved,

 

 

 

Deuteronomy 21:15
[ Inheritance Rights of the Firstborn ] “If a man has two wives, the one loved and the other unloved, and both the loved and the unloved have borne him children, and if the firstborn son belongs to the unloved,

 

 

 

 

Deuteronomy 21:16
when he wills his property to his sons, he must not give the rights of the firstborn to the son of the wife he loves in preference to his actual firstborn, the son of the wife he does not love.

 

 

 

וְהָיָ֗ה בְּיֹום֙ הַנְחִילֹ֣ו אֶת־בָּנָ֔יו אֵ֥ת אֲשֶׁר־יִהְיֶ֖ה לֹ֑ו לֹ֣א יוּכַ֗ל לְבַכֵּר֙ אֶת־בֶּן־הָ֣אֲהוּבָ֔ה עַל־פְּנֵ֥י בֶן־הַשְּׂנוּאָ֖ה הַבְּכֹֽר׃

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deuteronomy 21:17
Instead, he must recognize the son of the wife he doesn’t love as the firstborn. He must give that son a double portion of whatever he owns. That son is the very first son he had. The rights of the firstborn son are his.

17 כִּי֩ אֶת־הַבְּכֹ֨ר בֶּן־הַשְּׂנוּאָ֜ה יַכִּ֗יר לָ֤תֶת לֹו֙ פִּ֣י שְׁנַ֔יִם בְּכֹ֥ל אֲשֶׁר־יִמָּצֵ֖א לֹ֑ו כִּי־הוּא֙ רֵאשִׁ֣ית אֹנֹ֔ו לֹ֖ו מִשְׁפַּ֥ט הַבְּכֹרָֽה׃

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ruth 4:6
The man replied, “In that case I cannot assume responsibility for her. If I did, I would ruin my inheritance. Take all my rights to buy back the property for yourself, because I cannot assume that responsibility.”

 וַיֹּ֣אמֶר הַגֹּאֵ֗ל לֹ֤א אוּכַל֙ פֶּן־אַשְׁחִ֖ית אֶת־נַחֲלָתִ֑י גְּאַל־לְךָ֤ אַתָּה֙ אֶת־גְּאֻלָּתִ֔י כִּ֥י לֹא־אוּכַ֖ל לִגְאֹֽל׃

 

 

 

1 Samuel 8:9
Now listen to them; but warn them solemnly and let them know what the king who will reign over them will claim as his rights.”

 

 

1 Samuel 8:9
Listen to them now, but be sure to warn them and tell them about the rights of a king.”

 וְעַתָּ֖ה שְׁמַ֣ע בְּקֹולָ֑ם אַ֗ךְ כִּֽי־הָעֵ֤ד תָּעִיד֙ בָּהֶ֔ם וְהִגַּדְתָּ֣ לָהֶ֔ם מִשְׁפַּ֣ט הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ אֲשֶׁ֥ר יִמְלֹ֖ךְ עֲלֵיהֶֽם׃

 

 

 

1 Samuel 8:11
He said, “This is what the king who will reign over you will claim as his rights: He will take your sons and make them serve with his chariots and horses, and they will run in front of his chariots.

 

 

1 Samuel 8:11
Samuel said, “These are the rights of a king: He will draft your sons, make them serve on his chariots and horses, and make them run ahead of his chariots.

 וַיֹּ֕אמֶר זֶ֗ה יִֽהְיֶה֙ מִשְׁפַּ֣ט הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ אֲשֶׁ֥ר יִמְלֹ֖ךְ עֲלֵיכֶ֑ם אֶת־בְּנֵיכֶ֣ם יִקָּ֗ח וְשָׂ֥ם לֹו֙ בְּמֶרְכַּבְתֹּ֣ו וּבְפָרָשָׁ֔יו וְרָצ֖וּ לִפְנֵ֥י מֶרְכַּבְתֹּֽו׃

 

 

 

1 Samuel 10:25
Samuel explained to the people the rights and duties of kingship. He wrote them down on a scroll and deposited it before the LORD. Then Samuel dismissed the people to go to their own homes.

 

1 Samuel 10:25
Then Samuel told the people the rights and duties of the kingship, and he wrote them in a book and laid it up before the LORD. Then Samuel sent all the people away, each one to his home.

 

 וַיְדַבֵּ֨ר שְׁמוּאֵ֜ל אֶל־הָעָ֗ם אֵ֚ת מִשְׁפַּ֣ט הַמְּלֻכָ֔ה וַיִּכְתֹּ֣ב בַּסֵּ֔פֶר וַיַּנַּ֖ח לִפְנֵ֣י יְהוָ֑ה וַיְשַׁלַּ֧ח שְׁמוּאֵ֛ל אֶת־כָּל־הָעָ֖ם אִ֥ישׁ לְבֵיתֹֽו׃

 

 

 

1 Chronicles 5:1
[ Reuben ] The sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel (he was the firstborn, but when he defiled his father’s marriage bed, his rights as firstborn were given to the sons of Joseph son of Israel; so he could not be listed in the genealogical record in accordance with his birthright,

 

 

1 Chronicles 5:1
[ Reuben’s Descendants ] These are the sons of Reuben, Israel’s firstborn. (Although he was the firstborn, his rights as firstborn were given to his nephews, Joseph’s sons, because he dishonored his father’s bed. However, Joseph couldn’t be listed in the genealogy as the firstborn son.

וּבְנֵ֨י רְאוּבֵ֥ן בְּכֹֽור־יִשְׂרָאֵל֮ כִּ֣י ה֣וּא הַבְּכֹור֒ וּֽבְחַלְּלֹו֙ יְצוּעֵ֣י אָבִ֔יו נִתְּנָה֙ בְּכֹ֣רָתֹ֔ו לִבְנֵ֥י יֹוסֵ֖ף בֶּן־יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל וְלֹ֥א לְהִתְיַחֵ֖שׂ לַבְּכֹרָֽה׃

 

 

 

1 Chronicles 5:2
and though Judah was the strongest of his brothers and a ruler came from him, the rights of the firstborn belonged to Joseph)—

 

 

1 Chronicles 5:2
Even though Judah was more prominent than his brothers and the prince was to come from him, Joseph received the rights as firstborn.)

 כִּ֤י יְהוּדָה֙ גָּבַ֣ר בְּאֶחָ֔יו וּלְנָגִ֖יד מִמֶּ֑נּוּ וְהַבְּכֹרָ֖ה לְיֹוסֵֽף׃

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job 27:2
“I swear an oath by God, the one who has taken away my rights, by the Almighty, who has made my life bitter:

 חַי־אֵ֭ל הֵסִ֣יר מִשְׁפָּטִ֑י וְ֝שַׁדַּ֗י הֵמַ֥ר נַפְשִֽׁי׃

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job 31:13
“If I have abused the rights of my servants, male or female, when they have disagreed with me,

13 אִם־אֶמְאַ֗ס מִשְׁפַּ֣ט עַ֭בְדִּי וַאֲמָתִ֑י בְּ֝רִבָ֗ם עִמָּדִֽי׃

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job 34:5
because Job has said, ‘I’m righteous, but God has taken away my rights.

5 כִּֽי־אָ֭מַר אִיֹּ֣וב צָדַ֑קְתִּי וְ֝אֵ֗ל הֵסִ֥יר מִשְׁפָּטִֽי׃

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job 34:6
I’m considered a liar in spite of my rights. I’ve been wounded by a deadly arrow, though I haven’t been disobedient.’

 עַל־מִשְׁפָּטִ֥י אֲכַזֵּ֑ב אָנ֖וּשׁ חִצִּ֣י בְלִי־פָֽשַׁע׃

 

 

 

Job 36:6
He does not keep the wicked alive but gives the afflicted their rights.

 

 

 

 לֹא־יְחַיֶּ֥ה רָשָׁ֑ע וּמִשְׁפַּ֖ט עֲנִיִּ֣ים יִתֵּֽן׃

 

 

 

 

 

 

Psalm 82:3
Defend weak people and orphans.Protect the rights of the oppressed and the poor.

3 שִׁפְטוּ־דַ֥ל וְיָתֹ֑ום עָנִ֖י וָרָ֣שׁ הַצְדִּֽיקוּ׃

 

 

 

 

 

 

Psalm 140:12
I know that the Lord will defend the rights of those who are oppressed and the cause of those who are needy.

13 כִּֽי־יַעֲשֶׂ֣ה יְ֭הוָה דִּ֣ין עָנִ֑י מִ֝שְׁפַּ֗ט אֶבְיֹנִֽים׃

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proverbs 22:22
[ Living With Your Neighbor ] Do not rob the poor because they are poor or trample on the rights of an oppressed person at the city gate,

22 אַֽל־תִּגְזָל־דָּ֭ל כִּ֣י דַל־ה֑וּא וְאַל־תְּדַכֵּ֖א עָנִ֣י בַשָּֽׁעַר׃

 

 

 

 

Proverbs 29:7
The righteous is concerned for the rights of the poor, The wicked does not understand such concern.

Proverbs 29:7
A righteous man knows the rights of the poor; a wicked man does not understand such knowledge.

 

7 יֹדֵ֣עַ צַ֭דִּיק דִּ֣ין דַּלִּ֑ים רָ֝שָׁ֗ע לֹא־יָבִ֥ין דָּֽעַת׃

 

 

 

Proverbs 31:5
lest they drink and forget what has been decreed, and deprive all the oppressed of their rights.

Proverbs 31:5
For they will drink and forget what is decreed, And pervert the rights of all the afflicted.

Proverbs 31:5
lest they drink and forget what has been decreed and pervert the rights of all the afflicted.

 

5 פֶּן־יִ֭שְׁתֶּה וְיִשְׁכַּ֣ח מְחֻקָּ֑ק וִֽ֝ישַׁנֶּה דִּ֣ין כָּל־בְּנֵי־עֹֽנִי׃

 

 

 

 Proverbs 31:8
Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute.

Proverbs 31:8
Open your mouth for the mute, For the rights of all the unfortunate.

Proverbs 31:8
Open your mouth for the mute, for the rights of all who are destitute.

Proverbs 31:8
“Speak out for the one who cannot speak, for the rights of those who are doomed.

8 פְּתַח־פִּ֥יךָ לְאִלֵּ֑ם אֶל־דִּ֝֗ין כָּל־בְּנֵ֥י חֲלֹֽוף׃

 

 

 

Proverbs 31:9
Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.

Proverbs 31:9
Open your mouth, judge righteously, And defend the rights of the afflicted and needy.

Proverbs 31:9
Open your mouth, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy.

Proverbs 31:9
Speak out, judge fairly, and defend the rights of oppressed and needy people.”

9 פְּתַח־פִּ֥יךָ שְׁפָט־צֶ֑דֶק וְ֝דִ֗ין עָנִ֥י וְאֶבְיֹֽון׃

 

 

 

Ecclesiastes 5:8
[ Riches Are Meaningless ] If you see the poor oppressed in a district, and justice and rights denied, do not be surprised at such things; for one official is eyed by a higher one, and over them both are others higher still.

 

 

Ecclesiastes 5:8
[ Corrupt Officials Have Corrupt Officials Over Them ] Don’t be surprised if you see poor people being oppressed, denied justice, or denied their rights in any district. One authority is watching over another, and they both have authorities watching over them.

7 אִם־עֹ֣שֶׁק רָ֠שׁ וְגֵ֨זֶל מִשְׁפָּ֤ט וָצֶ֙דֶק֙ תִּרְאֶ֣ה בַמְּדִינָ֔ה אַל־תִּתְמַ֖הּ עַל־הַחֵ֑פֶץ כִּ֣י גָבֹ֜הַּ מֵעַ֤ל גָּבֹ֙הַּ֙ שֹׁמֵ֔ר וּגְבֹהִ֖ים עֲלֵיהֶֽם׃

 

 

 

 

Isaiah 5:23
Who justify the wicked for a bribe, And take away the rights of the ones who are in the right!

 

Isaiah 5:23
who declare the guilty innocent for a bribe, who take away the rights of righteous people.

23 מַצְדִּיקֵ֥י רָשָׁ֖ע עֵ֣קֶב שֹׁ֑חַד וְצִדְקַ֥ת צַדִּיקִ֖ים יָסִ֥ירוּ מִמֶּֽנּוּ׃

 

 

 

Isaiah 10:2
to deprive the poor of their rights and withhold justice from the oppressed of my people, making widows their prey and robbing the fatherless

Isaiah 10:2
So as to deprive the needy of justice And rob the poor of My people of their rights, So that widows may be their spoil And that they may plunder the orphans

 

Isaiah 10:2
They deprive the poor of justice. They take away the rights of the needy among my people. They prey on widows and rob orphans.

2 לְהַטֹּ֤ות מִדִּין֙ דַּלִּ֔ים וְלִגְזֹ֕ל מִשְׁפַּ֖ט עֲנִיֵּ֣י עַמִּ֑י לִהְיֹ֤ות אַלְמָנֹות֙ שְׁלָלָ֔ם וְאֶת־יְתֹומִ֖ים יָבֹֽזּוּ׃

 

 

 

 

 

 

Isaiah 40:27
Jacob, why do you complain? Israel, why do you say, “My way is hidden from the Lord, and my rights are ignored by my God”?

27 לָ֤מָּה תֹאמַר֙ יַֽעֲקֹ֔ב וּתְדַבֵּ֖ר יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל נִסְתְּרָ֤ה דַרְכִּי֙ מֵיְהוָ֔ה וּמֵאֱלֹהַ֖י מִשְׁפָּטִ֥י יַעֲבֹֽור׃

 

 

 

 

Jeremiah 5:28
‘They are fat, they are sleek, They also excel in deeds of wickedness; They do not plead the cause, The cause of the orphan, that they may prosper; And they do not defend the rights of the poor.

Jeremiah 5:28
they have grown fat and sleek. They know no bounds in deeds of evil; they judge not with justice the cause of the fatherless, to make it prosper, and they do not defend the rights of the needy.

Jeremiah 5:28
They grow big and fat. Their evil deeds have no limits. They have no respect for the rights of others. They have no respect for the rights of orphans. But they still prosper. They don’t defend the rights of the poor.

28 שָׁמְנ֣וּ עָשְׁת֗וּ גַּ֚ם עָֽבְר֣וּ דִבְרֵי־רָ֔ע דִּ֣ין לֹא־דָ֔נוּ דִּ֥ין יָתֹ֖ום וְיַצְלִ֑יחוּ וּמִשְׁפַּ֥ט אֶבְיֹונִ֖ים לֹ֥א שָׁפָֽטוּ׃

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jeremiah 32:8
“Then, as the Lord had said, my cousin Hanamel came to me in the courtyard of the prison. He said to me, ‘Please buy my field that is in Anathoth in the territory of Benjamin. It is your responsibility to purchase it, because the rights of the closest relative belong to you. Buy it for yourself.’ Then I knew that the Lord had spoken to me.

8 וַיָּבֹ֣א אֵ֠לַי חֲנַמְאֵ֨ל בֶּן־דֹּדִ֜י כִּדְבַ֣ר יְהוָה֮ אֶל־חֲצַ֣ר הַמַּטָּרָה֒ וַיֹּ֣אמֶר אֵלַ֡י קְנֵ֣ה נָ֠א אֶת־שָׂדִ֨י אֲשֶׁר־בַּעֲנָתֹ֜ות אֲשֶׁ֣ר ׀ בְּאֶ֣רֶץ בִּנְיָמִ֗ין כִּֽי־לְךָ֞ מִשְׁפַּ֧ט הַיְרֻשָּׁ֛ה וּלְךָ֥ הַגְּאֻלָּ֖ה קְנֵה־לָ֑ךְ וָאֵדַ֕ע כִּ֥י דְבַר־יְהוָ֖ה הֽוּא׃

 

 

 

Lamentations 3:35
to deny people their rights before the Most High,

 

 

Lamentations 3:35
deny people their rights in the presence of the Most High God,

35 לְהַטֹּות֙ מִשְׁפַּט־גָּ֔בֶר נֶ֖גֶד פְּנֵ֥י עֶלְיֹֽון׃

 

 

 

 

 

 

Malachi 3:5
“I will come to judge you. I will be quick to testify against sorcerers, adulterers, lying witnesses, and those who cheat workers out of their wages and oppress widows and orphans. I will also testify against those who deprive foreigners of their rights. None of them fear me,” says the Lord of Armies.

5 וְקָרַבְתִּ֣י אֲלֵיכֶם֮ לַמִּשְׁפָּט֒ וְהָיִ֣יתִי ׀ עֵ֣ד מְמַהֵ֗ר בַּֽמְכַשְּׁפִים֙ וּבַמְנָ֣אֲפִ֔ים וּבַנִּשְׁבָּעִ֖ים לַשָּׁ֑קֶר וּבְעֹשְׁקֵ֣י שְׂכַר־שָׂ֠כִיר אַלְמָנָ֨ה וְיָתֹ֤ום וּמַטֵּי־גֵר֙ וְלֹ֣א יְרֵא֔וּנִי אָמַ֖ר יְהוָ֥ה צְבָאֹֽות׃

 

 

 

 

 

1 Corinthians 7:3
The husband should give to his wife her conjugal rights, and likewise the wife to her husband.

 

3 τῇ γυναικὶ ὁ ἀνὴρ τὴν [a]ὀφειλὴν ἀποδιδότω, ὁμοίως δὲ καὶ ἡ γυνὴ τῷ ἀνδρί.

 

 

 

1 Corinthians 8:9
Be careful, however, that the exercise of your rights does not become a stumbling block to the weak.

 

 

 

9 βλέπετε δὲ μή πως ἡ ἐξουσία ὑμῶν αὕτη πρόσκομμα γένηται τοῖς [a]ἀσθενέσιν.

 

 

 

 1 Corinthians 9:1
[ Paul’s Rights as an Apostle ] Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are you not the result of my work in the Lord?

 

1 Corinthians 9:1
[ Paul Surrenders His Rights ] Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are not you my workmanship in the Lord?

 

9 Οὐκ εἰμὶ [a]ἐλεύθερος; οὐκ εἰμὶ ἀπόστολος; οὐχὶ [b]Ἰησοῦν τὸν κύριον ἡμῶν ἑόρακα; οὐ τὸ ἔργον μου ὑμεῖς ἐστε ἐν κυρίῳ;

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 Corinthians 9:6
Or is it only Barnabas and I who don’t have any rights, except to find work to support ourselves?

6 ἢ μόνος ἐγὼ καὶ Βαρναβᾶς οὐκ ἔχομεν ἐξουσίαν [a]μὴ ἐργάζεσθαι;

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 Corinthians 9:12
If others have the right to expect this from you, don’t we deserve even more? But we haven’t used our rights. Instead, we would put up with anything in order not to hinder the Good News of Christ in any way.

12 εἰ ἄλλοι τῆς [a]ὑμῶν ἐξουσίας μετέχουσιν, οὐ μᾶλλον ἡμεῖς;

Ἀλλ’ οὐκ ἐχρησάμεθα τῇ ἐξουσίᾳ ταύτῃ, ἀλλὰ πάντα στέγομεν ἵνα μή [b]τινα ἐγκοπὴν δῶμεν τῷ εὐαγγελίῳ τοῦ Χριστοῦ.

 

 

 

1 Corinthians 9:15
But I have not used any of these rights. And I am not writing this in the hope that you will do such things for me, for I would rather die than allow anyone to deprive me of this boast.

 

1 Corinthians 9:15
But I have made no use of any of these rights, nor am I writing these things to secure any such provision. For I would rather die than have anyone deprive me of my ground for boasting.

1 Corinthians 9:15
I haven’t used any of these rights, and I haven’t written this in order to use them now. I would rather die than have anyone turn my bragging into meaningless words.

15 Ἐγὼ δὲ [a]οὐ κέχρημαι οὐδενὶ τούτων. οὐκ ἔγραψα δὲ ταῦτα ἵνα οὕτως γένηται ἐν ἐμοί, καλὸν γάρ μοι μᾶλλον ἀποθανεῖν ἤ— τὸ καύχημά μου [b]οὐδεὶς κενώσει.

 

 

 

1 Corinthians 9:18
What then is my reward? Just this: that in preaching the gospel I may offer it free of charge, and so not make full use of my rights as a preacher of the gospel.

 

 

1 Corinthians 9:18
So what is my reward? It is to spread the Good News free of charge. In that way I won’t use the rights that belong to those who spread the Good News.

18 τίς οὖν [a]μού ἐστιν ὁ μισθός; ἵνα εὐαγγελιζόμενος ἀδάπανον θήσω τὸ [b]εὐαγγέλιον, εἰς τὸ μὴ καταχρήσασθαι τῇ ἐξουσίᾳ μου ἐν τῷ εὐαγγελίῳ.

 

 

 

Hebrews 12:16
See that no one is sexually immoral, or is godless like Esau, who for a single meal sold his inheritance rights as the oldest son.

 

 

Hebrews 12:16
Make sure that no one commits sexual sin or is as concerned about earthly things as Esau was. He sold his rights as the firstborn son for a single meal.

16 μή τις πόρνος ἢ βέβηλος ὡς Ἠσαῦ, ὃς ἀντὶ βρώσεως μιᾶς ἀπέδετο τὰ πρωτοτόκια [a]ἑαυτοῦ.

 

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