Romans 12:15

“Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Reioyce with them that doe reioice, and weepe with them that weepe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Rejoice with them that rejoice; weep with them that weep.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Take part in the joy of those who are glad, and in the grief of those who are sorrowing.
- Basic English Bible

Rejoice with those that rejoice, weep with those that weep.
- Darby Bible

Rejoice with them that rejoice, and weep with them that weep.
- Webster's Bible

Rejoice with those who rejoice; weep with those who weep.
- Weymouth Bible

Rejoice with those who rejoice. Weep with those who weep.
- World English Bible

for to ioye with men that ioyen, for to wepe with men that wepen.
- Wycliffe Bible

to rejoice with the rejoicing, and to weep with the weeping,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 12:15


12:15 Rejoice - The direct opposite to weeping is laughter; but this does not so well suit a Christian.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 12:15


Ro 12:15 Rejoice with them that do rejoice, etc. Sympathize with the joys and sorrows of others.

Discussion for Romans 12

  • Kouame abraham
    Good teaching about love i like it
  • Lydia chikonde
    i think romans 12 is teaching us how we are supposed to behave as christians,its teaching us how we can cultivate good character from the basis of love,to giving,doctrine,faith in GOD who is our battler

  • Rose
    IN ROMANS 12, i think the lord is reminding us that when we give, it should be coming from our hearts. He that giveth, let him do it with simplicity .
  • BSP
    We are told not to think more of ourselves than necessary in verse 3.
  • Ahuwa Chiamaka
    We should always learn to show love
  • Philip C. Parks
    The expression, "thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head," is a metaphor with at least two interpretations: 1st, the Christian's compassion rather than retribution will potentially cause within the "enemy" guilt, shame, and embarrassment. 2nd, The "enemy" will potentially feel mental pain for receiving compassion and mercy in response to insult, defamation, and slander--PCP.

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