12:1 I appeal to you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.
12:1 I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.

12:2 Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may prove what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
12:2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God--what is good and acceptable and perfect.

12:3 For by the grace given to me I bid every one among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith which God has assigned him.
12:3 For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of yourself more highly than you ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.

12:4 For as in one body we have many members, and all the members do not have the same function,
12:4 For as in one body we have many members, and not all the members have the same function,

12:5 so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
12:5 so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually we are members one of another.

12:6 Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, in proportion to our faith;
12:6 We have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us: prophecy, in proportion to faith;

12:7 if service, in our serving; he who teaches, in his teaching;
12:7 ministry, in ministering; the teacher, in teaching;

12:8 he who exhorts, in his exhortation; he who contributes, in liberality; he who gives aid, with zeal; he who does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness.
12:8 the exhorter, in exhortation; the giver, in generosity; the leader, in diligence; the compassionate, in cheerfulness.

12:9 Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good;
12:9 Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good;

12:10 love one another with brotherly affection; outdo one another in showing honor.
12:10 love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor.

12:11 Never flag in zeal, be aglow with the Spirit, serve the Lord.
12:11 Do not lag in zeal, be ardent in spirit, serve the Lord.

12:12 Rejoice in your hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
12:12 Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in prayer.

12:13 Contribute to the needs of the saints, practice hospitality.
12:13 Contribute to the needs of the saints; extend hospitality to strangers.

12:14 Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.
12:14 Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.

12:15 Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.
12:15 Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.

12:16 Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly; never be conceited.
12:16 Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly; do not claim to be wiser than you are.

12:17 Repay no one evil for evil, but take thought for what is noble in the sight of all.
12:17 Do not repay anyone evil for evil, but take thought for what is noble in the sight of all.

12:18 If possible, so far as it depends upon you, live peaceably with all.
12:18 If it is possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.

12:19 Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God; for it is written, "Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord."
12:19 Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave room for the wrath of God; for it is written, "Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord."

12:20 No, "if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals upon his head."
12:20 No, "if your enemies are hungry, feed them; if they are thirsty, give them something to drink; for by doing this you will heap burning coals on their heads."

12:21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
12:21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.