1 Timothy 2:3



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,

King James Version

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour;

International Standard Version

This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,

A Conservative Version

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,

American Standard Version

This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour;

Amplified

For such [praying] is good and right, and [it is] pleasing and acceptable to God our Savior,

An Understandable Version

This is good and acceptable [behavior] in the sight of God our Savior,

Anderson New Testament

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,

Bible in Basic English

This is good and pleasing in the eyes of God our Saviour;

Common New Testament

This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,

Daniel Mace New Testament

for such offices are commendable, and agreeable to God our saviour,

Darby Translation

for this is good and acceptable before our Saviour God,

Godbey New Testament

This is beautiful and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour;

Goodspeed New Testament

It is right to do this, and it pleases God our Savior,

Holman Bible

This is good, and it pleases God our Savior,

John Wesley New Testament

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For this is good and pleasing in the sight of God our Saviour,

Julia Smith Translation

For this good and acceptable before our Saviour God;

King James 2000

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior;

Lexham Expanded Bible

This [is] good and acceptable before God our Savior,

Modern King James verseion

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For that is good and accepted in the sight of god our saviour,

Moffatt New Testament

it is good to pray thus, it is acceptable to our Saviour,

Montgomery New Testament

For this is good and pleasing in the eyes of our Saviour God,

NET Bible

Such prayer for all is good and welcomed before God our Savior,

New Heart English Bible

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior;

New simplified Bible

This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior.

Noyes New Testament

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour,

Sawyer New Testament

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour,

The Emphasized Bible

This, is comely and acceptable before our Saviour God,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For this is becoming, and acceptable before God our Saviour;

Twentieth Century New Testament

This will be good and acceptable in the eyes of God, our Savior,

Webster

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior;

Weymouth New Testament

This is right, and is pleasing in the sight of God our Saviour,

Williams New Testament

This is the right thing to do and it pleases God our Saviour,

World English Bible

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior;

Worrell New Testament

This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,

Worsley New Testament

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour:

Youngs Literal Translation

for this is right and acceptable before God our Saviour,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

τοῦτο 
Touto 
this , therefore Trans , that , for this cause , wherefore , it , not tr ,
Usage: 232

is good
καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

ἀπόδεκτος 
Apodektos 
Usage: 2

in the sight of
ἐνώπιον 
Enopion 
before , in the sight of , in the presence of , in sight , in presence , to , not tr
Usage: 78

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our , us , we , not tr ,
Usage: 388

Context Readings

Instructions To Pray For All People

2 for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity. 3 This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, 4 who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.


Cross References

1 Timothy 1:1

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus according to the commandment of God our Savior, and of Christ Jesus, who is our hope,

Luke 1:47

And my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior.

1 Timothy 5:4

but if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to practice piety in regard to their own family and to make some return to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God.

Isaiah 45:21

"Declare and set forth your case; Indeed, let them consult together Who has announced this from of old? Who has long since declared it? Is it not I, the LORD? And there is no other God besides Me, A righteous God and a Savior; There is none except Me.

Romans 12:1-2

Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.

Romans 14:18

For he who in this way serves Christ is acceptable to God and approved by men.

Ephesians 5:9-10

(for the fruit of the Light consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

Philippians 1:11

having been filled with the fruit of righteousness which comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

Philippians 4:18

But I have received everything in full and have an abundance; I am amply supplied, having received from Epaphroditus what you have sent, a fragrant aroma, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.

Colossians 1:10

so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Finally then, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to walk and please God (just as you actually do walk), that you excel still more.

2 Timothy 1:9

who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was granted us in Christ Jesus from all eternity,

Hebrews 13:16

And do not neglect doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.

1 Peter 2:5

you also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 2:20

For what credit is there if, when you sin and are harshly treated, you endure it with patience? But if when you do what is right and suffer for it you patiently endure it, this finds favor with God.

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