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Romans 12:1-21

12  Παρακαλῶ I am entreating οὖν thereforeὑμᾶς, YOU,ἀδελφοί, brothers,διὰ throughτῶν theοἰκτιρμῶν compassionsτοῦ of theθεοῦ Godπαραστῆσαι to make stand alongsideτὰ theσώματα bodiesὑμῶν of YOUθυσίαν sacrificeζῶσαν livingἁγίαν holyτῷ to theθεῷ Godεὐάρεστον, well pleasing,τὴν theλογικὴν logicalλατρείαν sacred serviceὑμῶν· of YOU; 2  καὶ and μὴ notσυνσχηματίζεσθε be YOU being fashioned withτῷ to theαἰῶνι ageτούτῳ, this,ἀλλὰ butμεταμορφοῦσθε be YOU transformedτῇ to theἀνακαινώσει renewingτοῦ of theνοός, mind,εἰς intoτὸ theδοκιμάζειν to be provingὑμᾶς YOUτί whatτὸ theθέλημα willτοῦ of theθεοῦ, God,τὸ theἀγαθὸν goodκαὶ andεὐάρεστον well pleasingκαὶ andτέλειον. perfect. 3  Λέγω I am saying γὰρ forδιὰ throughτῆς theχάριτος undeserved kindnessτῆς the (one)δοθείσης having been givenμοι to meπαντὶ to everyoneτῷ theὄντι beingἐν inὑμῖν YOUμὴ notὑπερφρονεῖν to be minding overπαρ’ besidewhichδεῖ it is necessaryφρονεῖν, to be minding,ἀλλὰ butφρονεῖν to be minding,εἰς intoτὸ theσωφρονεῖν, to be being sober-minded,ἑκάστῳ to each (one)ὡς astheθεὸς Godἐμέρισεν apportionedμέτρον measureπίστεως. of faith. 4  καθάπερ According to which (things) even γὰρ forἐν inἑνὶ oneσώματι bodyπολλὰ manyμέλη membersἔχομεν, we are having,τὰ theδὲ butμέλη membersπάντα allοὐ notτὴν theαὐτὴν veryἔχει is havingπρᾶξιν, performance, 5  οὕτως thus οἱ theπολλοὶ manyἓν oneσῶμά bodyἐσμεν we areἐν inΧριστῷ, Christ,τὸ theδὲ butκαθ’ downwardεἷς oneἀλλήλων of one anotherμέλη. members. 6  Ἔχοντες Having δὲ butχαρίσματα gracious giftsκατὰ according toτὴν theχάριν undeserved kindnessτὴν the (one)δοθεῖσαν having been givenἡμῖν to usδιάφορα, differing [gifts],εἴτε whetherπροφητείαν prophecyκατὰ according toτὴν theἀναλογίαν proportionτῆς of theπίστεως, faith, 7  εἴτε whether διακονίαν serviceἐν inτῇ theδιακονίᾳ, service,εἴτε whetherthe (one)διδάσκων teachingἐν inτῇ theδιδασκαλίᾳ, teaching, 8  εἴτε whether the (one)παρακαλῶν encouragingἐν inτῇ theπαρακλήσει, encouragement,the (one)μεταδιδοὺς impartingἐν inἁπλότητι, simplicity,the (one)προϊστάμενος standing beforeἐν inσπουδῇ, speedup,the (one)ἐλεῶν showing mercyἐν inἱλαρότητι. cheerfulness. 9  The ἀγάπη loveἀνυπόκριτος. unhypocritical.ἀποστυγοῦντες Abhorringτὸ the (thing)πονηρόν, wicked,κολλώμενοι gluing selvesτῷ to the (thing)ἀγαθῷ· good; 10  τῇ to the φιλαδελφίᾳ brotherly affectionεἰς intoἀλλήλους one anotherφιλόστοργοι, tenderly affectionate,τῇ to theτιμῇ honorἀλλήλους one anotherπροηγούμενοι, going before, 11  τῇ to the σπουδῇ speedupμὴ notὀκνηροί, slothful,τῷ to theπνεύματι spiritζέοντες, boiling,τῷ to theκυρίῳ Lordδουλεύοντες, slaving, 12  τῇ to the ἐλπίδι hopeχαίροντες, rejoicing,τῇ to theθλίψει tribulationὑπομένοντες, enduring,τῇ to theπροσευχῇ prayerπροσκαρτεροῦντες, persevering, 13  ταῖς to the χρείαις needsτῶν of theἁγίων holy (ones)κοινωνοῦντες, having in common,τὴν theφιλοξενίαν hospitalityδιώκοντες. pursuing. 14  εὐλογεῖτε Be YOU blessing τοὺς the (ones)διώκοντας, persecuting,εὐλογεῖτε be YOU blessingκαὶ andμὴ notκαταρᾶσθε. YOU should curse. 15  χαίρειν To be rejoicing μετὰ withχαιρόντων, (ones) rejoicing,κλαίειν to be weepingμετὰ withκλαιόντων. (ones) weeping. 16  τὸ The αὐτὸ very (thing)εἰς intoἀλλήλους one anotherφρονοῦντες, minding,μὴ notτὰ theὑψηλὰ high (things)φρονοῦντες mindingἀλλὰ butτοῖς to theταπεινοῖς lowly (things)συναπαγόμενοι. being led off together.Μὴ Notγίνεσθε be YOU becomingφρόνιμοι discreet (ones)παρ’ besideἑαυτοῖς. selves. 17  μηδενὶ To no one κακὸν badἀντὶ instead ofκακοῦ badἀποδιδόντες· giving back;προνοούμενοι thinking of beforehandκαλὰ fine (things)ἐνώπιον in sightπάντων of allἀνθρώπων· men; 18  εἰ if δυνατόν, possible,τὸ theἐξ out ofὑμῶν YOUμετὰ withπάντων allἀνθρώπων menεἰρηνεύοντες· being peaceable; 19  μὴ not ἑαυτοὺς selvesἐκδικοῦντες, avenging,ἀγαπητοί, loved (ones),ἀλλὰ butδότε give YOUτόπον placeτῇ to theὀργῇ, wrath,γέγραπται it has been writtenγάρ for᾿Εμοὶ To meἐκδίκησις, vengeance,ἐγὼ Iἀνταποδώσω, shall give back instead,λέγει is sayingΚύριος. Lord. 20  ἀλλὰ But ἐὰν if everπεινᾷ is hungeringtheἐχθρός enemyσου, of you,ψώμιζε be you feedingαὐτόν· him;ἐὰν if everδιψᾷ, he is thirsting,πότιζε be you making drinkαὐτόν· him;τοῦτο thisγὰρ forποιῶν doingἄνθρακας coalsπυρὸς of fireσωρεύσεις you will heapἐπὶ uponτὴν theκεφαλὴν headαὐτοῦ. of him. 21  μὴ Not νικῶ be you being conqueredὑπὸ byτοῦ theκακοῦ, bad,ἀλλὰ butνίκα be conqueringἐν inτῷ theἀγαθῷ goodτὸ theκακόν. bad.

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