Romans 13:3
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
3588 [e]οἱ
hoi
TheArt-NMP
1063 [e]γὰρ
gar
forConj
758 [e]ἄρχοντες
archontes
rulersN-NMP
3756 [e]οὐκ
ouk
notAdv
1510 [e]εἰσὶν
eisin
areV-PIA-3P
5401 [e]φόβος
phobos
a terrorN-NMS
3588 [e]τῷ
- Art-DNS
18 [e]ἀγαθῷ
agathō
to goodAdj-DNS
2041 [e]ἔργῳ
ergō
works,N-DNS
235 [e]ἀλλὰ
alla
butConj
3588 [e]τῷ
- Art-DNS
2556 [e]κακῷ.
kakō
to evil.Adj-DNS
2309 [e]θέλεις
theleis
Do you desireV-PIA-2S
1161 [e]δὲ
de
nowConj
3361 [e]μὴ
notAdv
5399 [e]φοβεῖσθαι
phobeisthai
to fearV-PNM/P
3588 [e]τὴν
tēn
theArt-AFS
1849 [e]ἐξουσίαν;
exousian
authority?N-AFS
3588 [e]τὸ
to
TheArt-ANS
18 [e]ἀγαθὸν
agathon
goodAdj-ANS
4160 [e]ποίει,
poiei
do,V-PMA-2S
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
2192 [e]ἕξεις
hexeis
you will haveV-FIA-2S
1868 [e]ἔπαινον
epainon
praiseN-AMS
1537 [e]ἐξ
ex
fromPrep
846 [e]αὐτῆς·
autēs
him.PPro-GF3S









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 13:3 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
οἱ γὰρ ἄρχοντες οὐκ εἰσὶν φόβος τῷ ἀγαθῷ ἔργῳ ἀλλὰ τῷ κακῷ. θέλεις δὲ μὴ φοβεῖσθαι τὴν ἐξουσίαν; τὸ ἀγαθὸν ποίει, καὶ ἕξεις ἔπαινον ἐξ αὐτῆς·

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 13:3 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
οἱ γὰρ ἄρχοντες οὐκ εἰσὶν φόβος τῷ ἀγαθῷ ἔργῳ ἀλλὰ τῷ κακῷ. θέλεις δὲ μὴ φοβεῖσθαι τὴν ἐξουσίαν; τὸ ἀγαθὸν ποίει, καὶ ἕξεις ἔπαινον ἐξ αὐτῆς·

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 13:3 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
οἱ γὰρ ἄρχοντες οὐκ εἰσὶν φόβος τῷ ἀγαθῷ ἔργῳ ἀλλὰ τῷ κακῷ. θέλεις δὲ μὴ φοβεῖσθαι τὴν ἐξουσίαν; τὸ ἀγαθὸν ποίει, καὶ ἕξεις ἔπαινον ἐξ αὐτῆς·

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 13:3 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Οἱ γὰρ ἄρχοντες οὐκ εἰσὶν φόβος τῶν ἀγαθῶν ἔργων, ἀλλὰ τῶν κακῶν. Θέλεις δὲ μὴ φοβεῖσθαι τὴν ἐξουσίαν; Tὸ ἀγαθὸν ποίει, καὶ ἕξεις ἔπαινον ἐξ αὐτῆς·

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 13:3 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
οἱ γὰρ ἄρχοντες οὐκ εἰσὶ φόβος τῶν ἀγαθῶν ἔργων ἀλλὰ τῶν κακῶν. θέλεις δὲ μὴ φοβεῖσθαι τὴν ἐξουσίαν; τὸ ἀγαθὸν ποίει, καὶ ἕξεις ἔπαινον ἐξ αὐτῆς·

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 13:3 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
οἱ γὰρ ἄρχοντες οὐκ εἰσὶν φόβος τῷ ἀγαθῷ ἔργῳ ἀλλὰ τῷ κακῷ. θέλεις δὲ μὴ φοβεῖσθαι τὴν ἐξουσίαν; τὸ ἀγαθὸν ποίει, καὶ ἕξεις ἔπαινον ἐξ αὐτῆς·

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 13:3 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
οἱ γὰρ ἄρχοντες οὐκ εἰσὶ φόβος τῶν ἀγαθῶν ἔργων, ἀλλὰ τῶν κακῶν. θέλεις δὲ μὴ φοβεῖσθαι τὴν ἐξουσίαν; τὸ ἀγαθὸν ποίει, καὶ ἕξεις ἔπαινον ἐξ αὐτῆς·

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 13:3 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
οἱ γὰρ ἄρχοντες οὐκ εἰσὶν φόβος τῶν ἀγαθῶν ἔργων, ἀλλὰ τῶν κακῶν θέλεις δὲ μὴ φοβεῖσθαι τὴν ἐξουσίαν; τὸ ἀγαθὸν ποίει καὶ ἕξεις ἔπαινον ἐξ αὐτῆς·

Romans 13:3 Hebrew Bible
כי השליטים אינם לפחד למעשים הטובים כי אם להרעים ועל כן אם רצונך שלא תירא מן הרשות עשה הטוב והיה לך שבח ממנה׃

Romans 13:3 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܕܝܢܐ ܓܝܪ ܠܐ ܗܘܘ ܕܚܠܬܐ ܠܥܒܕܐ ܛܒܐ ܐܠܐ ܠܒܝܫܐ ܨܒܐ ܐܢܬ ܗܟܝܠ ܕܠܐ ܬܕܚܠ ܡܢ ܫܘܠܛܢܐ ܥܒܕ ܛܒܬܐ ܘܬܫܒܘܚܬܐ ܬܗܘܐ ܠܟ ܡܢܗ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For rulers are not a cause of fear for good behavior, but for evil. Do you want to have no fear of authority? Do what is good and you will have praise from the same;

King James Bible
For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Do you want to be unafraid of the authority? Do what is good, and you will have its approval.
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