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

  • Mbugua
    A sacrifice is that which is utterly devoted to God. The christian walk is therefore, a living devotion to God. This may be accomplished through transformation. The believer experiences this state of transformation by the operation of the Holy Spirit's renewing of mind, making possible for the believer to prove what is good, acceptable and the perfect will of God
  • Maureen
    I think that this is our opportunity to wholly give ourselves to God and still remain alive. Usually when a sacrifice is made, an animal is killed and the body is presented. It is reasonable for us to give ourselves a sacrifice and continue being alive.
  • Albert bullock
    the lord is well pleased with what you have done and wants you to teach other how love the lord with all there heart and mind may god continue to bless you
  • Deaconess Karen Talbert
    I think that Paul is explaining to us how we as Christian are suppose to live. Verses 17 and 21 bring back memories to me as a young child, how it was " to get even" with those who mistreated me. I was raised in the church, but also as verse 2 states " and be not confirmed to this world" I was to an extent. But praise the Lord, by His love, Grace and mercy my mind has been transformed.
  • Lilian
    Being Born Again in Spirit and by accepting Jesus and his words into my life Jesus made me whole again. Thank you for your blood Lord. Help me to be Born Again every moment of my life for you are Holy help me to be Holy like you. Praise you Jesus and i will worship you alone for you are worthy to be praise. Let me kneel down and serve you. Amen
  • Steve morrow
    john a Jerome does CHRIST teach all sacrifice or just blood sacrifice---romans 12:1 I beseech you brethren by the mercies of GOD that you present your bodies a living sacrifice--holy--acceptable unto GOD--which is your reasonable service Hebrews 13:15 BY HIM THEREFORE LET US OFFER THE SACRIFICE OF PRAISE TO GOD CONTINUALLY THAT IS THE FRUIT OF OUR LIPS GIVING THANKS TO HIS NAME --- ALSO 13:16

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