Parallel Verses

Amplified

Do you not know that in a race all the runners compete, but [only] one receives the prize? So run [your race] that you may lay hold [of the prize] and make it yours.

New American Standard Bible

Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win.

King James Version

Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain.

Holman Bible

Don’t you know that the runners in a stadium all race, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way to win the prize.

International Standard Version

You know that in a race all the runners run but only one wins the prize, don't you? You must run in such a way that you may be victorious.

A Conservative Version

Know ye not that those who run in an arena, indeed all run, but one receives the prize? So run that ye may seize it.

American Standard Version

Know ye not that they that run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? Even so run; that ye may attain.

An Understandable Version

Do you not know that [although] everyone runs in a race, only one person wins the prize? So, you should run in order to win.

Anderson New Testament

Know you not that all the runners in the race-course run the race, but that one receives the prize? So run, that you may obtain the prize.

Bible in Basic English

Do you not see that in a running competition all take part, but only one gets the reward? So let your minds be fixed on the reward.

Common New Testament

Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win.

Daniel Mace New Testament

You know, that in a race, tho' all run, but one receives the prize: so run, that you may obtain.

Darby Translation

Know ye not that they who run in the race-course run all, but one receives the prize? Thus run in order that ye may obtain.

Godbey New Testament

Do you not know that those running in the stadium, indeed all run, and one receives the prize? So run, that you may receive it.

Goodspeed New Testament

Do you not know that in a race the runners all compete, but only one wins the prize? That is the way you must run, so as to win.

John Wesley New Testament

Know ye not, that they who run in the race, all run, but one receiveth the prize? so run that ye may obtain.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Know ye not that those who run in a race indeed all run, but one receives the prize? So run, that ye may obtain it.

Julia Smith Translation

Do ye not know that they running in a race-course, all truly run, and one receives the prize of combat? Do ye so run, that ye might receive.

King James 2000

Know you not that they who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? So run, that you may obtain.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do you not know that those who run in the stadium all run, but one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win.

Modern King James verseion

Do you not know that those running in a race all run, but one receives the prize? So run, that you may obtain.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Perceive ye not how that they which run in a course, run all, yet but one receiveth the reward? So run that ye may obtain.

Moffatt New Testament

Do you not know that in a race, though all run, only one man gains the prize? Run so as to win the prize.

Montgomery New Testament

Do you not know that in a foot-race, though all run, only one receives the prize? So run that you may win.

NET Bible

Do you not know that all the runners in a stadium compete, but only one receives the prize? So run to win.

New Heart English Bible

Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run like that, that you may win.

Noyes New Testament

Know ye not, that of those who run in the racecourse all run, but one receiveth the prize? Thus run, that ye may obtain.

Sawyer New Testament

Know you not that those who run in the race all indeed run, but one takes the prize. So run that you may obtain.

The Emphasized Bible

Know ye not that, they who, in a racecourse, run, all, indeed, run, - but, one, receiveth the prize? So, be running, that ye may lay hold.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Know ye not that they who run on the course, all run indeed, yet but one obtaineth the price? So run, that ye may obtain.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not you know that on a race-course, though all run, yet only one wins the prize? Run in such a way that you may win.

Webster

Know ye not, that they who run in a race, all run, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain.

Weymouth New Testament

Do you not know that in the foot-race the runners all run, but that only one gets the prize? You must run like him, in order to win with certainty.

Williams New Testament

Do you not know that in a race the runners all run, but only one can get the prize? You must run in such a way that you can get the prize.

World English Bible

Don't you know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run like that, that you may win.

Worrell New Testament

Know ye not that those running a race, all, indeed, run; but one receives the prize? So run; that ye may obtain.

Worsley New Testament

Know ye not, that those, who run in a race, do all indeed run, but one only receiveth the prize? So run that ye may obtain.

Youngs Literal Translation

have ye not known that those running in a race -- all indeed run, but one doth receive the prize? so run ye, that ye may obtain;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Know ye
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ὅτι 
Hoti 
ἵνα 
Hina 
Usage: 764
Usage: 472


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

run
τρέχω 
Trecho 
τρέχω 
Trecho 
τρέχω 
Trecho 
Usage: 19
Usage: 19
Usage: 19

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

a race
στάδιον 
Stadion 
Usage: 6

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

the prize
βραβεῖον 
Brabeion 
Usage: 2

So
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 9:24

Devotionals containing 1 Corinthians 9:24

References

Images 1 Corinthians 9:24

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 9:24

Context Readings

Paul Gives Up His Rights As An Apostle

23 And I do this for the sake of the good news (the Gospel), in order that I may become a participator in it and share in its [blessings along with you]. 24 Do you not know that in a race all the runners compete, but [only] one receives the prize? So run [your race] that you may lay hold [of the prize] and make it yours. 25 Now every athlete who goes into training conducts himself temperately and restricts himself in all things. They do it to win a wreath that will soon wither, but we [do it to receive a crown of eternal blessedness] that cannot wither.



Cross References

Galatians 2:2

I went because it was specially and divinely revealed to me that I should go, and I put before them the Gospel [declaring to them that] which I preach among the Gentiles. However, [I presented the matter] privately before those of repute, [for I wanted to make certain, by thus at first confining my communication to this private conference] that I was not running or had not run in vain [guarding against being discredited either in what I was planning to do or had already done].

Hebrews 12:1

Therefore then, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses [who have borne testimony to the Truth], let us strip off and throw aside every encumbrance (unnecessary weight) and that sin which so readily (deftly and cleverly) clings to and entangles us, and let us run with patient endurance and steady and active persistence the appointed course of the race that is set before us,

Philippians 3:14

I press on toward the goal to win the [supreme and heavenly] prize to which God in Christ Jesus is calling us upward.

Galatians 5:7

You were running the race nobly. Who has interfered in (hindered and stopped you from) your heeding and following the Truth?

Philippians 2:16

Holding out [to it] and offering [to all men] the Word of Life, so that in the day of Christ I may have something of which exultantly to rejoice and glory in that I did not run my race in vain or spend my labor to no purpose.

Psalm 19:5

Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber; and it rejoices as a strong man to run his course.

Ecclesiastes 9:11

I returned and saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift nor the battle to the strong, neither is bread to the wise nor riches to men of intelligence and understanding nor favor to men of skill; but time and chance happen to them all.

Jeremiah 12:5

[But the Lord rebukes Jeremiah's impatience, saying] If you have raced with men on foot and they have tired you out, then how can you compete with horses? And if [you take to flight] in a land of peace where you feel secure, then what will you do [when you tread the tangled maze of jungle haunted by lions] in the swelling and flooding of the Jordan?

Hosea 12:10

I have also spoken to [you by] the prophets, and I have multiplied visions [for you] and [have appealed to you] through parables acted out by the prophets.

1 Corinthians 9:26

Therefore I do not run uncertainly (without definite aim). I do not box like one beating the air and striking without an adversary.

Colossians 2:18

Let no one defraud you by acting as an umpire and declaring you unworthy and disqualifying you for the prize, insisting on self-abasement and worship of angels, taking his stand on visions [he claims] he has seen, vainly puffed up by his sensuous notions and inflated by his unspiritual thoughts and fleshly conceit,

2 Timothy 4:7-8

I have fought the good (worthy, honorable, and noble) fight, I have finished the race, I have kept (firmly held) the faith.

James 1:12

Blessed (happy, to be envied) is the man who is patient under trial and stands up under temptation, for when he has stood the test and been approved, he will receive [the victor's] crown of life which God has promised to those who love Him.

Revelation 3:11

I am coming quickly; hold fast what you have, so that no one may rob you and deprive you of your crown.

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