Parallel Verses

Amplified

To live lives worthy of God, Who calls you into His own kingdom and the glorious blessedness [ into which true believers will enter after Christ's return].

New American Standard Bible

so that you would walk in a manner worthy of the God who calls you into His own kingdom and glory.

King James Version

That ye would walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory.

Holman Bible

we encouraged, comforted, and implored each one of you to walk worthy of God, who calls you into His own kingdom and glory.

International Standard Version

We comforted and encouraged you, urging you to live in a manner worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory.

A Conservative Version

and solemnly declaring for you to walk worthily of God, who calls you into his own kingdom and glory.

American Standard Version

to the end that ye should walk worthily of God, who calleth you into his own kingdom and glory.

An Understandable Version

and urging you to live up to the standards of God, who calls you into His own kingdom and splendor.

Anderson New Testament

that you should walk in a manner worthy of God, who has called you to his own kingdom and glory.

Bible in Basic English

So that your lives might be pleasing to God, who has given you a part in his kingdom and his glory.

Common New Testament

to live a life worthy of God, who calls you into his own kingdom and glory.

Daniel Mace New Testament

conjuring you to live suitably to the favour of God, who has called you to his kingdom and glory.

Darby Translation

that ye should walk worthy of God, who calls you to his own kingdom and glory.

Godbey New Testament

and testifying, that you walk worthily of God, who calls you into his own kingdom and glory.

Goodspeed New Testament

to make your lives worthy of God who invites you into his kingdom and his glory.

John Wesley New Testament

as a father his own children, And charged you to walk worthy of God, who hath called you to his kingdom and glory.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

that ye would walk worthy of God, who has called you unto his kingdom and glory.

Julia Smith Translation

For you to walk worthy of God, calling you into his kingdom and glory.

King James 2000

That you would walk worthy of God, who has called you unto his kingdom and glory.

Lexham Expanded Bible

exhorting and consoling you and insisting that you live in a manner worthy of God, who calls you to his own kingdom and glory.

Modern King James verseion

that you should walk worthy of God, who has called you to His kingdom and glory.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that ye would walk worthy of God, which hath called you unto his kingdom and glory.

Moffatt New Testament

to lead a life worthy of the God who called you to his own realm and glory.

Montgomery New Testament

exhorting and imploring and adjuring each one among you to lead a life worthy of the God who called you into his own kingdom and glory.

NET Bible

exhorting and encouraging you and insisting that you live in a way worthy of God who calls you to his own kingdom and his glory.

New Heart English Bible

we exhorted, comforted, and implored every one of you to lead a life worthy of God, who calls you into his own Kingdom and glory.

Noyes New Testament

that ye should walk in a manner worthy of God, who is calling you to his own kingdom and glory.

Sawyer New Testament

and charged you to walk worthily of God who calls you into his kingdom and glory.

The Emphasized Bible

To the end ye might be walking in a manner worthy of God, who is calling you unto his own kingdom and glory,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that ye should walk worthy of God, as calling you into his kingdom and glory.

Twentieth Century New Testament

So that you should make your daily lives worthy of God who is calling you into the glory of his Kingdom.

Webster

That ye would walk worthy of God, who hath called you into his kingdom and glory.

Weymouth New Testament

and imploring you to live lives worthy of fellowship with God who is inviting you to share His own Kingship and glory.

Williams New Testament

to live lives worthy of God who calls you into His kingdom and His glory.

World English Bible

to the end that you should walk worthily of God, who calls you into his own Kingdom and glory.

Worrell New Testament

that ye should walk worthily of God, Who is calling you into His own Kingdom and glory.

Worsley New Testament

and charged you, that ye should walk worthy of God, who hath called you to his kingdom and glory.

Youngs Literal Translation

for your walking worthily of God, who is calling you to His own reign and glory.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ye
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
walk, go, walk about, be occupied
Usage: 77

ἀξίως 
Axios 
Usage: 6

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

who

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

καλέω 
Kaleo 
call, bid, be so named, named ,
Usage: 106

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

his
ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Thessalonians 2:12

Images 1 Thessalonians 2:12

Context Readings

Paul's Approach To Ministry In Thessalonica

11 For you know how, as a father [dealing with] his children, we used to exhort each of you personally, stimulating and encouraging and charging you 12 To live lives worthy of God, Who calls you into His own kingdom and the glorious blessedness [ into which true believers will enter after Christ's return]. 13 And we also [especially] thank God continually for this, that when you received the message of God [which you heard] from us, you welcomed it not as the word of [mere] men, but as it truly is, the Word of God, which is effectually at work in you who believe [ exercising its superhuman power in those who adhere to and trust in and rely on it].


Cross References

Ephesians 4:1

I therefore, the prisoner for the Lord, appeal to and beg you to walk (lead a life) worthy of the [divine] calling to which you have been called [with behavior that is a credit to the summons to God's service,

1 Thessalonians 5:24

Faithful is He Who is calling you [to Himself] and utterly trustworthy, and He will also do it [fulfill His call by hallowing and keeping you].

1 Peter 5:10

And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace [Who imparts all blessing and favor], Who has called you to His [own] eternal glory in Christ Jesus, will Himself complete and make you what you ought to be, establish and ground you securely, and strengthen, and settle you.

Romans 8:28

We are assured and know that [ God being a partner in their labor] all things work together and are [fitting into a plan] for good to and for those who love God and are called according to [His] design and purpose.

Romans 8:30

And those whom He thus foreordained, He also called; and those whom He called, He also justified (acquitted, made righteous, putting them into right standing with Himself). And those whom He justified, He also glorified [raising them to a heavenly dignity and condition or state of being].

Romans 9:23-24

And [what if] He thus purposes to make known and show the wealth of His glory in [dealing with] the vessels (objects) of His mercy which He has prepared beforehand for glory,

1 Corinthians 1:9

God is faithful (reliable, trustworthy, and therefore ever true to His promise, and He can be depended on); by Him you were called into companionship and participation with His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

Galatians 5:16

But I say, walk and live [habitually] in the [Holy] Spirit [responsive to and controlled and guided by the Spirit]; then you will certainly not gratify the cravings and desires of the flesh (of human nature without God).

Ephesians 5:2

And walk in love, [esteeming and delighting in one another] as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us, a slain offering and sacrifice to God [for you, so that it became] a sweet fragrance.

Ephesians 5:8

For once you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord; walk as children of Light [lead the lives of those native-born to the Light].

Philippians 1:27

Only be sure as citizens so to conduct yourselves [that] your manner of life [will be] worthy of the good news (the Gospel) of Christ, so that whether I [do] come and see you or am absent, I may hear this of you: that you are standing firm in united spirit and purpose, striving side by side and contending with a single mind for the faith of the glad tidings (the Gospel).

Colossians 1:10

That you may walk (live and conduct yourselves) in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to Him and desiring to please Him in all things, bearing fruit in every good work and steadily growing and increasing in and by the knowledge of God [with fuller, deeper, and clearer insight, acquaintance, and recognition].

Colossians 2:6

As you have therefore received Christ, [even] Jesus the Lord, [so] walk (regulate your lives and conduct yourselves) in union with and conformity to Him.

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Furthermore, brethren, we beg and admonish you in [virtue of our union with] the Lord Jesus, that [you follow the instructions which] you learned from us about how you ought to walk so as to please and gratify God, as indeed you are doing, [and] that you do so even more and more abundantly [attaining yet greater perfection in living this life].

1 Thessalonians 4:12

So that you may bear yourselves becomingly and be correct and honorable and command the respect of the outside world, being dependent on nobody [self-supporting] and having need of nothing.

2 Thessalonians 1:11-12

With this in view we constantly pray for you, that our God may deem and count you worthy of [your] calling and [His] every gracious purpose of goodness, and with power may complete in [your] every particular work of faith (faith which is that leaning of the whole human personality on God in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness).

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

But we, brethren beloved by the Lord, ought and are obligated [as those who are in debt] to give thanks always to God for you, because God chose you from the beginning as His firstfruits (first converts) for salvation through the sanctifying work of the [Holy] Spirit and [your] belief in (adherence to, trust in, and reliance on) the Truth.

2 Timothy 1:9

[For it is He] Who delivered and saved us and called us with a calling in itself holy and leading to holiness [to a life of consecration, a vocation of holiness]; [He did it] not because of anything of merit that we have done, but because of and to further His own purpose and grace (unmerited favor) which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began [eternal ages ago].

1 Peter 1:15-16

But as the One Who called you is holy, you yourselves also be holy in all your conduct and manner of living.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a dedicated nation, [God's] own purchased, special people, that you may set forth the wonderful deeds and display the virtues and perfections of Him Who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.

1 Peter 3:9

Never return evil for evil or insult for insult (scolding, tongue-lashing, berating), but on the contrary blessing [praying for their welfare, happiness, and protection, and truly pitying and loving them]. For know that to this you have been called, that you may yourselves inherit a blessing [from God -- "that you may obtain a blessing as heirs, bringing welfare and happiness and protection].

1 John 1:6-7

[So] if we say we are partakers together and enjoy fellowship with Him when we live and move and are walking about in darkness, we are [both] speaking falsely and do not live and practice the Truth [which the Gospel presents].

1 John 2:6

Whoever says he abides in Him ought [as a personal debt] to walk and conduct himself in the same way in which He walked and conducted Himself.

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