Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

King James Version

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong.

Holman Bible

Be alert, stand firm in the faith, be brave and strong.

International Standard Version

Remain alert. Keep standing firm in your faith. Keep on being courageous and strong.

A Conservative Version

Watch ye, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

American Standard Version

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong.

Amplified

Be alert and on your guard; stand firm in your faith ( your conviction respecting man's relationship to God and divine things, keeping the trust and holy fervor born of faith and a part of it). Act like men and be courageous; grow in strength!

An Understandable Version

You people should be alert; stand firm in the faith; act like [godly] men; be [spiritually] strong.

Anderson New Testament

Be watchful, stand fast in the faith, be men, be resolute.

Bible in Basic English

Be on the watch, unmoved in the faith, and be strong like men.

Common New Testament

Be on the your guard, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Be upon the watch, stand firm in the faith, behave your selves like men of fortitude:

Darby Translation

Be vigilant; stand fast in the faith; quit yourselves like men; be strong.

Godbey New Testament

Watch, stand in the faith, be men, be strong.

Goodspeed New Testament

Be on the watch. Stand firm in your faith. Act like men. Show yourselves strong.

John Wesley New Testament

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, acquit yourselves like men; be strong.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong.

Julia Smith Translation

Watch ye, stand in the faith, be manly, be strengthened..

King James 2000

Watch, stand fast in the faith, be men, be strong.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act courageously, be strong.

Modern King James verseion

Watch! Stand fast in the faith! Be men! Be strong!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, and be strong.

Moffatt New Testament

Watch, stand firm in the faith, play the man, be strong!

Montgomery New Testament

Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, be manly, be strong.

NET Bible

Stay alert, stand firm in the faith, show courage, be strong.

New Heart English Bible

Watch. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong.

New simplified Bible

Be alert (be watchful) and stand fast (be vigilant) (persevere) in the faith, carry on as men (be courageous), be strong. (Ps 31:24)

Noyes New Testament

Watch, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong;

Sawyer New Testament

Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, be manly, be strong,

The Emphasized Bible

Be on the watch, stand firm in the faith, be men - be strong;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, be manful, be strong.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Be watchful; stand firm in your faith; show yourselves men; be strong.

Webster

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, acquit yourselves like men, be strong.

Weymouth New Testament

Be on the alert; stand firm in the faith; acquit yourselves like men; be strong.

Williams New Testament

Be always on your guard; stand firm in your faith; keep on acting like men; continue to grow in strength;

World English Bible

Watch! Stand firm in the faith! Be courageous! Be strong!

Worrell New Testament

Watch, stand fast in the faith; be men; be strong.

Worsley New Testament

Be watchful, stand fast in the faith, behave like men, be strong:

Youngs Literal Translation

Watch ye, stand in the faith; be men, be strong;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Watch ye
γρηγορεύω 
Gregoreuo 
Usage: 6

στήκω 
Steko 
Usage: 7

in
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

the faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

ἀνδρίζομαι 
Andrizomai 
Usage: 1

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 16:13

Devotionals containing 1 Corinthians 16:13

References

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War

Hastings

Watsons

War

Images 1 Corinthians 16:13

Context Readings

Concluding Exhortations

12 But concerning Apollos our brother, I encouraged him greatly to come to you with the brethren; and it was not at all his desire to come now, but he will come when he has opportunity. 13 Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. 14 Let all that you do be done in love.



Cross References

Galatians 5:1

It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery.

1 Samuel 4:9

"Take courage and be men, O Philistines, or you will become slaves to the Hebrews, as they have been slaves to you; therefore, be men and fight."

Ephesians 6:10

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might.

Philippians 1:27

Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;

1 Thessalonians 3:8

for now we really live, if you stand firm in the Lord.

2 Thessalonians 2:15

So then, brethren, stand firm and hold to the traditions which you were taught, whether by word of mouth or by letter from us.

Joshua 1:6-7

"Be strong and courageous, for you shall give this people possession of the land which I swore to their fathers to give them.

2 Samuel 10:12

"Be strong, and let us show ourselves courageous for the sake of our people and for the cities of our God; and may the LORD do what is good in His sight."

Philippians 4:1

Therefore, my beloved brethren whom I long to see, my joy and crown, in this way stand firm in the Lord, my beloved.

Joshua 1:9

"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."

Matthew 25:13

"Be on the alert then, for you do not know the day nor the hour.

Mark 13:33-37

"Take heed, keep on the alert; for you do not know when the appointed time will come.

1 Kings 2:2

"I am going the way of all the earth Be strong, therefore, and show yourself a man.

1 Peter 5:8

Be of sober spirit, be on the alert Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

Joshua 1:18

"Anyone who rebels against your command and does not obey your words in all that you command him, shall be put to death; only be strong and courageous."

1 Chronicles 19:13

"Be strong, and let us show ourselves courageous for the sake of our people and for the cities of our God; and may the LORD do what is good in His sight."

1 Chronicles 28:10

"Consider now, for the LORD has chosen you to build a house for the sanctuary; be courageous and act."

Psalm 27:14

Wait for the LORD; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the LORD.

Isaiah 35:4

Say to those with anxious heart, "Take courage, fear not Behold, your God will come with vengeance; The recompense of God will come, But He will save you."

Daniel 10:19

He said, "O man of high esteem, do not be afraid Peace be with you; take courage and be courageous!" Now as soon as he spoke to me, I received strength and said, "May my lord speak, for you have strengthened me."

Daniel 11:32

"By smooth words he will turn to godlessness those who act wickedly toward the covenant, but the people who know their God will display strength and take action.

Haggai 2:4

'But now take courage, Zerubbabel,' declares the LORD, 'take courage also, Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and all you people of the land take courage,' declares the LORD, 'and work; for I am with you,' declares the LORD of hosts.

Zechariah 8:9

"Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'Let your hands be strong, you who are listening in these days to these words from the mouth of the prophets, those who spoke in the day that the foundation of the house of the LORD of hosts was laid, to the end that the temple might be built.

Zechariah 8:13

'It will come about that just as you were a curse among the nations, O house of Judah and house of Israel, so I will save you that you may become a blessing Do not fear; let your hands be strong.'

Matthew 24:42-44

"Therefore be on the alert, for you do not know which day your Lord is coming.

Matthew 26:41

"Keep watching and praying that you may not enter into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."

Mark 14:37-38

And He came and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, "Simon, are you asleep? Could you not keep watch for one hour?

Luke 12:35-40

"Be dressed in readiness, and keep your lamps lit.

Luke 21:36

"But keep on the alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are about to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man."

1 Corinthians 9:25-27

Everyone who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brethren, do not be children in your thinking; yet in evil be infants, but in your thinking be mature.

1 Corinthians 15:1-2

Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand,

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 1:24

Not that we lord it over your faith, but are workers with you for your joy; for in your faith you are standing firm.

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

And He has said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness " Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.

Ephesians 3:16

that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in the inner man,

Ephesians 6:13-18

Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm.

Philippians 4:13

I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.

Colossians 1:11-12

strengthened with all power, according to His glorious might, for the attaining of all steadfastness and patience; joyously

Colossians 1:23

if indeed you continue in the faith firmly established and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the gospel that you have heard, which was proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and of which I, Paul, was made a minister.

Colossians 4:2

Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving;

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of your number, a bondslave of Jesus Christ, sends you his greetings, always laboring earnestly for you in his prayers, that you may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.

1 Thessalonians 5:6

so then let us not sleep as others do, but let us be alert and sober.

1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good fight of faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called, and you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.

2 Timothy 2:1

You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 2:3-5

Suffer hardship with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 4:5

But you, be sober in all things, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.

2 Timothy 4:7

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith;

Hebrews 11:32-34

And what more shall I say? For time will fail me if I tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets,

1 Peter 4:7

The end of all things is near; therefore, be of sound judgment and sober spirit for the purpose of prayer.

Revelation 3:2-3

'Wake up, and strengthen the things that remain, which were about to die; for I have not found your deeds completed in the sight of My God.

Revelation 16:15

("Behold, I am coming like a thief Blessed is the one who stays awake and keeps his clothes, so that he will not walk about naked and men will not see his shame.")

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