Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Galatians 4:18

Context
NET ©

However, it is good 1  to be sought eagerly 2  for a good purpose 3  at all times, and not only when I am present with you.

NIV ©

It is fine to be zealous, provided the purpose is good, and to be so always and not just when I am with you.

NASB ©

But it is good always to be eagerly sought in a commendable manner, and not only when I am present with you.

NLT ©

Now it’s wonderful if you are eager to do good, and especially when I am not with you.

MSG ©

It is a good thing to be ardent in doing good, but not just when I am in your presence. Can't you continue the same concern for both my person and my message when I am away from you that you had when I was with you?

BBE ©

But it is good to have an interest in a good cause at all times, and not only when I am present with you.

NRSV ©

It is good to be made much of for a good purpose at all times, and not only when I am present with you.

NKJV ©

But it is good to be zealous in a good thing always, and not only when I am present with you.


KJV
But
<1161>
[it is] good
<2570>
to be zealously affected
<2206> (5745)
always
<3842>
in
<1722>
[a] good
<2570>
[thing], and
<2532>
not
<3361>
only
<3440>
when
<1722>
I
<3165>
am present
<3918> (5750)
with
<4314>
you
<5209>_.
NASB ©
But it is good
<2570>
always
<3842>
to be eagerly
<2206>
sought
<2206>
in a commendable
<2570>
manner
<2570>
, and not only
<3440>
when
<1722>
I am
<3918>
present
<3918>
with you.
GREEK
kalon
<2570>
A-NSN
de
<1161>
CONJ
zhlousyai
<2206> (5745)
V-PPN
en
<1722>
PREP
kalw
<2570>
A-DSN
pantote
<3842>
ADV
kai
<2532>
CONJ
mh
<3361>
PRT-N
monon
<3440>
ADV
en
<1722>
PREP
tw
<3588>
T-DSN
pareinai
<3918> (5750)
V-PXN
me
<3165>
P-1AS
prov
<4314>
PREP
umav
<5209>
P-2AP
NET © [draft] ITL
However, it is good
<2570>
to be sought eagerly
<2206>
for
<1722>
a good
<2570>
purpose at all times
<3842>
, and
<2532>
not
<3361>
only
<3440>
when I
<3165>
am present
<3918>
with
<4314>
you
<5209>
.
NET ©

However, it is good 1  to be sought eagerly 2  for a good purpose 3  at all times, and not only when I am present with you.

NET © Notes

tn Or “commendable.”

tn Or “to be zealous.”

tn Grk “But it is always good to be zealous in good.”



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