Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

But every one that contends for a prize is temperate in all things: they then indeed that they may receive a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.

Holman Bible

Now everyone who competes exercises self-control in everything. However, they do it to receive a perishable crown, but we an imperishable one.

International Standard Version

Everyone who enters an athletic contest practices self-control in everything. They do it to win a wreath that withers away, but we run to win a prize that never fades.

A Conservative Version

And every man who strives for mastery exercises self-control in all things. Indeed therefore those men do it so that they might obtain a perishable crown, but we an imperishable.

American Standard Version

And every man that striveth in the games exerciseth self-control in all things. Now they do it to receive a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.

Amplified

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.

An Understandable Version

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.

Anderson New Testament

Every combatant in the public games is temperate in all things: they, indeed, that they may obtain a corruptible, but we, that we may obtain an incorruptible crown.

Bible in Basic English

And every man who takes part in the sports has self-control in all things. Now they do it to get a crown which is of this world, but we for an eternal crown.

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

every one that strives for the mastery, is extremely temperate: now, they do it to obtain a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible one.

Godbey New Testament

But every one contesting is abstinent in all things, they indeed also that they may receive a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible.

Goodspeed New Testament

Any man who enters an athletic contest goes into strict training, to win a wreath that will soon wither, but the one we compete for will never wither.

John Wesley New Testament

And every one that contendeth, is temperate in all things: and they indeed, to obtain a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And every man that strives for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown, but we, an incorruptible one.

Julia Smith Translation

And every one contending for the prize, has self command in all things. These surely therefore that they might receive a corruptible crown; and we an incorruptible.

King James 2000

And every man that strives for self control is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And everyone who competes exercises self-control in all [things]. Thus those [do so] in order that they may receive a perishable crown, but we an imperishable [one].

Modern King James verseion

And everyone who strives for the mastery is temperate in all things. Then those truly that they may receive a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Every man that proveth masteries abstaineth from all things. And they do it to obtain a corruptible crown: but we to obtain an uncorruptible crown.

Moffatt New Testament

Every athlete practises self-restraint all round; but while they do it to win a fading wreath, we do it for an unfading.

Montgomery New Testament

Every man who contends in the games continually trains himself by all manner of self-restraint. Now they do it to get a fading garland, but we, one that is unfading.

NET Bible

Each competitor must exercise self-control in everything. They do it to receive a perishable crown, but we an imperishable one.

New Heart English Bible

Every man who strives in the games exercises self-control in all things. Now they do it to receive a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible.

Noyes New Testament

And every one who contendeth in the games is temperate in all things; they, however, to obtain a perishable crown, but we, an imperishable.

Sawyer New Testament

And every one that contends in the games is temperate in all things, they indeed to obtain a perishable crown, we an imperishable.

The Emphasized Bible

But, every man who striveth in the games, in all things, useth self-control; - they, indeed, then, that a corruptible crown, they may receive; but, we, an incorruptible!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And every one who contendeth [in the games] is temperate in all things: they indeed therefore do it that they may receive a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Every athlete exercises self-restraint in everything; they, indeed, for a crown that fades, we for one that is unfading.

Webster

And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.

Weymouth New Testament

But every competitor in an athletic contest practices abstemiousness in all directions. They indeed do this for the sake of securing a perishable wreath, but we for the sake of securing one that will not perish.

Williams New Testament

Any man who enters an athletic contest practices rigid self-control in training, only to win a wreath that withers, but we are in to win a wreath that never withers.

World English Bible

Every man who strives in the games exercises self-control in all things. Now they do it to receive a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible.

Worrell New Testament

And every one who strives in the games exercises self restraint in all things; they, indeed, therefore, to receive a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible.

Worsley New Testament

And every one that enters the lists is temperate in all things: they indeed do it that they may receive a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible one.

Youngs Literal Translation

and every one who is striving, is in all things temperate; these, indeed, then, that a corruptible crown they may receive, but we an incorruptible;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

G75
ἀγωνίζομαι 
Agonizomai 
Usage: 5

ἐγκρατεύομαι 
Egkrateuomai 
Usage: 2

in all things
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

Now
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148

do it to
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

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

φθαρτός 
Phthartos 
Usage: 6

στέφανος 
Stephanos 
Usage: 16

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

we
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we, us, we ourselves
Usage: 120

References

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Images 1 Corinthians 9:25

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 9:25

Context Readings

Paul Gives Up His Rights As An Apostle

24 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. 25 But every one that contends for a prize is temperate in all things: they then indeed that they may receive a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible. 26 I therefore thus run, as not uncertainly; so I combat, as not beating the air.



Cross References

James 1:12

Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for, having been proved, he shall receive the crown of life, which He has promised to them that love him.

Revelation 2:10

Fear nothing of what thou art about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days. Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give to thee the crown of life.

1 Timothy 6:12

Strive earnestly in the good conflict of faith. Lay hold of eternal life, to which thou hast been called, and hast confessed the good confession before many witnesses.

2 Timothy 2:5

And if also any one contend in the games, he is not crowned unless he contend lawfully.

2 Timothy 4:7-8

I have combated the good combat, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.

1 Peter 5:4

And when the chief shepherd is manifested ye shall receive the unfading crown of glory.

Revelation 3:11

I come quickly: hold fast what thou hast, that no one take thy crown.

1 Corinthians 15:54

But when this corruptible shall have put on incorruptibility, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall come to pass the word written: Death has been swallowed up in victory.

Galatians 5:23

meekness, self-control: against such things there is no law.

Ephesians 6:12-18

because our struggle is not against blood and flesh, but against principalities, against authorities, against the universal lords of this darkness, against spiritual power of wickedness in the heavenlies.

Titus 1:8

but hospitable, a lover of goodness, discreet, just, pious, temperate,

Titus 2:2

that the elder men be sober, grave, discreet, sound in faith, in love, in patience;

Hebrews 12:4

Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, wrestling against sin.

Hebrews 12:28

Wherefore let us, receiving a kingdom not to be shaken, have grace, by which let us serve God acceptably with reverence and fear.

1 Peter 1:4

to an incorruptible and undefiled and unfading inheritance, reserved in the heavens for you,

2 Peter 1:6

in knowledge temperance, in temperance endurance, in endurance godliness,

Revelation 4:4

And round the throne twenty-four thrones, and on the thrones twenty-four elders sitting, clothed with white garments; and on their heads golden crowns.

Revelation 4:10

the twenty-four elders shall fall before him that sits upon the throne, and do homage to him that lives to the ages of ages; and shall cast their crowns before the throne, saying,

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