The Beginning

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New International Version (©1984)
Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. New Living Translation (©2007)
So let's not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don't give up.

English Standard Version (©2001)
And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.

New American Standard Bible (©1995)
Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary.

Holman Christian Standard Bible (©2009)
So we must not get tired of doing good, for we will reap at the proper time if we don't give up.

International Standard Version (©2012)
Let's not get tired of doing what is good, for at the right time we will reap a harvest—if we do not give up.

King James Bible (Cambridge Ed.)
And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English (©2010)
And when we do what is good, let it not be tedious to us, for there shall be a time when we reap, and that will not be tedious to us.

GOD'S WORD® Translation (©1995)
We can't allow ourselves to get tired of living the right way. Certainly, each of us will receive [everlasting life] at the proper time, if we don't give up.

King James 2000 Bible (©2003)
And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

American King James Version
And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

American Standard Version
And let us not be weary in well-doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And in doing good, let us not fail. For in due time we shall reap, not failing.

Darby Bible Translation
but let us not lose heart in doing good; for in due time, if we do not faint, we shall reap.

English Revised Version
And let us not be weary in well-doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

Webster's Bible Translation
And let us not be weary in well-doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

Weymouth New Testament
Let us not abate our courage in doing what is right; for in due time we shall reap a reward, if we do not faint.

World English Bible
Let us not be weary in doing good, for we will reap in due season, if we don't give up.

Young's Literal Translation
and in the doing good we may not be faint-hearted, for at the proper time we shall reap -- not desponding;

Barnes' Notes on the Bible
And let us not be weary in welldoing - See the note at 1 Corinthians 15:58. The reference here is particularly to the support of the ministers of religion Galatians 6:6, but the apostle makes the exhortation general. Christians sometimes become weary. There is so much opposition to the best plans for doing good; there is so much to be done; there are so many calls on their time and their charities; and there is often so much ingratitude among those whom they endeavor to benefit, that they become disheartened. Such Paul addresses, and exhorts them not to give over, but to persevere.

For in due season - At the day of judgment. Then we shall receive the full reward of all our self-denials and charities.

We shall reap, if we faint not - If we do not give over, exhausted and disheartened. It is implied here, that unless a man perseveres in doing good to the end of life, he can hope for no reward. He who becomes disheartened, and who gives over his efforts; he that is appalled by obstacles, and that faints on account of the embarrassments thrown in his way; he that pines for ease, and withdraws from the field of benevolence, shows that he has no true attachment to the cause, and that his heart has never been truly in the work of religion. He who becomes a true Christian, becomes such for eternity. He has enlisted, never to withdraw. He becomes pledged to do good and to...
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