Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

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

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, act like a man, be 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 on guard; stand firm in your faith [in God, respecting His precepts and keeping your doctrine sound]. Act like [mature] men and be courageous; be 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.

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.

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;

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

American

War

Hastings

Watsons

War

Images 1 Corinthians 16:13

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 16:13

Context Readings

Concluding Exhortations

12 Now concerning our brother Apollos: I strongly urged him to go to you with the other brothers, but he was not at all willing to do so at this time. But he will go when he has the opportunity. 13 You people should be alert; stand firm in the faith; act like [godly] men; be [spiritually] strong. 14 Everything you do should be done lovingly.



Cross References

Galatians 5:1

Christ set us free [from condemnation under the law of Moses], so we could stay free! Remain where you are then, and do not get tangled up again in the enslaving harness [of the law of Moses].

Galatians 5:1

Christ set us free [from condemnation under the law of Moses], so we could stay free! Remain where you are then, and do not get tangled up again in the enslaving harness [of the law of Moses].

Ephesians 6:10

Finally, be [spiritually] strong in the Lord and in His mighty power.

Philippians 1:27

So, [whatever happens], live your daily lives in such a way as to be worthy of the Gospel of Christ, so that, whether I come and see you or remain absent from you, I will hear about you, that you are standing firm in one spirit [i.e., united in purpose, and] contending with one mind for the faith of the Gospel [i.e., for the body of Christian teaching].

1 Thessalonians 3:8

for now we [really] live, if you [continue to] stand firm in [the service of] the Lord [i.e., Paul could enjoy life much more in knowing that the Thessalonians were living for the Lord faithfully].

2 Thessalonians 2:15

So then, brothers, stand firm [in the faith], and hold onto the [inspired] traditions which you were taught, whether by word [of mouth] or by a letter from us.

2 Thessalonians 2:15-7

So then, brothers, stand firm [in the faith], and hold onto the [inspired] traditions which you were taught, whether by word [of mouth] or by a letter from us.

2 Thessalonians 2:15

So then, brothers, stand firm [in the faith], and hold onto the [inspired] traditions which you were taught, whether by word [of mouth] or by a letter from us.

Philippians 4:1

So, my dearly loved brothers, those whom I long to see, [who are] my [reason for] being glad and [who are] my crown of victory; stand firm in [your devotion to] the Lord, my dear ones.

Philippians 4:1

So, my dearly loved brothers, those whom I long to see, [who are] my [reason for] being glad and [who are] my crown of victory; stand firm in [your devotion to] the Lord, my dear ones.

Matthew 25:13

Therefore, you should be watchful, for you do not know the day or hour [i.e., when the Son of man will return].

Mark 13:33-37

"You should pay attention; be alert and pray, for you do not know when the time will come [i.e., for the Lord to return].

Mark 13:33

"You should pay attention; be alert and pray, for you do not know when the time will come [i.e., for the Lord to return].

1 Peter 5:8

Be sensible and alert; your enemy the devil is prowling around like a roaring [i.e., hungry] lion looking for someone to [kill and] eat.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sensible and alert; your enemy the devil is prowling around like a roaring [i.e., hungry] lion looking for someone to [kill and] eat.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sensible and alert; your enemy the devil is prowling around like a roaring [i.e., hungry] lion looking for someone to [kill and] eat.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sensible and alert; your enemy the devil is prowling around like a roaring [i.e., hungry] lion looking for someone to [kill and] eat.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sensible and alert; your enemy the devil is prowling around like a roaring [i.e., hungry] lion looking for someone to [kill and] eat.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sensible and alert; your enemy the devil is prowling around like a roaring [i.e., hungry] lion looking for someone to [kill and] eat.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sensible and alert; your enemy the devil is prowling around like a roaring [i.e., hungry] lion looking for someone to [kill and] eat.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sensible and alert; your enemy the devil is prowling around like a roaring [i.e., hungry] lion looking for someone to [kill and] eat.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sensible and alert; your enemy the devil is prowling around like a roaring [i.e., hungry] lion looking for someone to [kill and] eat.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sensible and alert; your enemy the devil is prowling around like a roaring [i.e., hungry] lion looking for someone to [kill and] eat.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sensible and alert; your enemy the devil is prowling around like a roaring [i.e., hungry] lion looking for someone to [kill and] eat.

Matthew 24:42-44

Therefore be alert, for you do not know on what day the Lord will come.

Matthew 26:41

Be alert and pray, so that you do not give in to temptation; the spirit [of a person] is truly willing [i.e., to do a certain thing], but his physical nature is [often too] weak [to carry it out]."

Mark 14:37-38

And when He came back and found His disciples sleeping He said to Peter, "Simon, are you sleeping? Could you not stay alert [in prayer] for one hour?

Luke 12:35-40

"Fasten your belts [i.e., get things ready], keep your lamps lit,

Luke 21:36

But you should be alert at all times, offering earnest prayers, so that you will be strong enough to escape all these things that will happen, and to appear [acceptable] in front of the Son of man [on that day]."

1 Corinthians 9:25-27

And everyone who [strenuously] competes in athletic events exercises self-control during training. Now they do this to receive a laurel wreath that withers, but we [do it to receive] a lasting crown.

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brothers, do not be children in the way you think, but be babies in wrongdoing; yet be mature in your thinking.

1 Corinthians 15:1-2

Now, brothers, I want to remind you of the good news which I preached to you. You received it; you are standing firm in it;

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my dearly loved brothers, stand firm [in the faith]; do not be moved [from your commitment]. Always do your best to work for the Lord, since you know that your labor in the Lord's [service] is not for nothing.

2 Corinthians 1:24

For we do not have [the right to] rule over your faith [i.e., to dictate concerning your personal relationship with God], but we want to work with you for your happiness. For you are [already] standing firm in your faith. [Note: This whole narrative alludes to some unresolved problems still existing there in Corinth].

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

But God said to me, "My unearned favor is enough for you, for my power is made complete in [your] weakness." Therefore, I will most gladly boast, so that the power of Christ can rest on me.

Ephesians 3:16

[I pray] that, according to God's glorious abundance, He would empower you to become [spiritually] strong through His Holy Spirit in your inner person,

Ephesians 6:13-18

Therefore, put on the full armor of God, so that you can withstand [the devil, See verse 11] when the evil day comes. And, after you have done everything you can, still remain standing firm [in the faith].

Philippians 4:13

I can do everything through Christ, who gives me the strength.

Colossians 1:11-12

[We also pray that you will be] strengthened with great power, according to God's glorious might, so that you will have great endurance and patience [coupled] with joy.

Colossians 1:23

[This will happen] if you continue in the faith [Note: This means either "continue to observe God's teaching" or, "continue to believe"], firmly grounded and established, and not moved away from the hope offered by the Gospel message, which you have heard and which was preached to people throughout the entire created world under heaven. I, Paul, was made a minister of this Gospel.

Colossians 4:2

Continue to pray regularly; stay alert and be thankful.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of you [See 1:7; 4:9], a slave of Christ Jesus, sends you his greetings. He always struggles in his prayers on your behalf so that you will remain mature and be fully convinced [that you are living] by all that God wants [for your life].

1 Thessalonians 5:6

So then, we should not be [spiritually] asleep, like the rest [i.e., the unsaved world], but we should be alert and sober [i.e., in control of our senses].

1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good battle of the faith; take hold of never ending life, to which you were called [i.e., by the Gospel. See II Thess. 2:14], [when] you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses. [Note: This "confession" probably refers to a person's acknowledgment of Jesus as Lord and Christ prior to his immersion. See Acts 2:36; Rom. 10:9-10].

2 Timothy 2:1

So, may you, my son, be strengthened through the unearned favor that comes from [your fellowship with] Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 2:3-5

[Be willing to] suffer hardship with me like a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 4:5

But you should be sober-minded about everything, [willing to] endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.

2 Timothy 4:7

I have fought the good battle; I have finished the race; I have kept the faith [i.e., I have been true to my commitment].

Hebrews 11:32-34

And what more shall I say? For time would fail me if I were to tell about Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, David, Samuel and [all] the prophets,

1 Peter 4:7

But the end of everything [as far as your lives are concerned] is near, so be sensible, and sober [so as to be] prayerful.

Revelation 3:2-3

Wake up, and strengthen what remains [i.e., those few in the church who were trying to stay faithful], who are about to die. For I have not found [any] of your deeds to be complete before my God.

Revelation 16:15

[Note: At this point the Lord's voice breaks into John's vision]. ("Look, I am coming like a thief. That person is happy who stays alert and is dressed [properly], so he does not appear naked and have to be shamefully exposed").

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