Parallel Verses

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.

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 crown that will fade away, but we a crown that will never fade away.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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 on the course, all run indeed, yet but one obtaineth the price? So run, that ye may obtain. 25 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. 26 I therefore so run not as uncertainly; so do I exercise with my fists, not as striking the air:



Cross References

James 1:12

Blessed is the man who patiently supports temptation: for when he is proved, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to those who love him.

Revelation 2:10

Fear nothing from the things which thou shalt suffer: lo! the devil will cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have a ten day's tribulation: be thou faithful until death, and I will give thee a crown of life.

1 Timothy 6:12

Strain every nerve in the noble conflict of faith, lay fast hold on eternal life, unto which also thou hast been called, and hast confessed the good confession before many witnesses.

2 Timothy 2:5

And if a man contend in the public games, he is not crowned victor, unless he contend according to the laws.

2 Timothy 4:7-8

I have struggled hard in the honourable contest, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith:

1 Peter 5:4

And when the arch Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that will never fade away.

Revelation 3:11

Behold, I come quickly: hold fast that thou hast, that no man take thy crown.

1 Corinthians 15:54

So when that which is corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and that which is mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall come to pass the saying which is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.

Galatians 5:23

meekness, temperance; against such there is no law.

Ephesians 6:12-18

For our conflict is not merely against flesh and blood, but against principalities, and against powers, and against the rulers of the darkness of this world, and against wicked spirits in the aerial regions.

Titus 1:8

but the stranger's host, the good man's friend, grave, just, holy, temperate;

Titus 2:2

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

Hebrews 12:4

As yet ye have not resisted unto blood, struggling against sin.

Hebrews 12:28

Wherefore receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, may we hold fast the grace, by which we can offer to God acceptably divine service, with reverence and pious awe:

1 Peter 1:4

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

2 Peter 1:6

and with intelligence moderation; and with moderation patience; and with patience piety;

Revelation 4:4

And around the throne were twenty-four thrones; and upon these thrones I saw twenty-four presbyters seated, clothed in white robes; and they had on their heads golden crowns.

Revelation 4:10

the four and twenty presbyters prostrate themselves before him who is Seated on the throne, and worship him who liveth for ever and ever, and cast their crowns before the throne, saying,

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