Ephesians 4:29

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.
New King James Version

Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but what is good for necessary edification, that it may impart grace to the hearers.
New American Standard Bible

Let no unwholesome (rotten) word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to (of the) need of the moment, that it may give grace to those who hear.
New International Version

Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.
The Amplified Bible

Let no foul or polluting language, nor evil word nor unwholesome or worthless talk [ever] come out of your mouth, but only such [speech] as is good and beneficial to the spiritual progress of others, as is fitting to the need and the occasion, that it may be a blessing and give grace (God’s favor) to those who hear it.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

Every word that is rotten and unfit for use, out of your mouth let it not be proceeding, but whatever is good, suitable for edification with respect to the need, in order that it may impart grace to the hearers.
Phillips’ Modern English

Let there be no more foul language, but good words instead – words suitable for the occasions, which God can use to help other people.
Williams’ Language of the People

You must stop letting any bad word pass your lips, but only words that are good for building up as the occasion demands, so that they will result in spiritual blessing to the hearers.
 
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