Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for one another, and for all people, just as we also do for you;

King James Version

And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you:

Holman Bible

And may the Lord cause you to increase and overflow with love for one another and for everyone, just as we also do for you.

International Standard Version

May the Lord greatly increase your love for each other and for all people, just as we love you.

A Conservative Version

And may the Lord make you increase and abound in love toward each other, and toward all men, just as also we toward you,

American Standard Version

and the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we also do toward you;

Amplified

And may the Lord make you to increase and excel and overflow in love for one another and for all people, just as we also do for you,

An Understandable Version

And may the Lord cause your love for one another, and for everyone, to increase and overflow, just as ours does for you also.

Anderson New Testament

And may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love to one another and to all, even as we toward you,

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord give you increase of love in fullest measure to one another and to all men, even as our love to you;

Common New Testament

and may the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, just as we do for you,

Daniel Mace New Testament

may the Lord make you increase and abound in mutual love, in love towards all men, as we do towards you:

Darby Translation

But you, may the Lord make to exceed and abound in love toward one another, and toward all, even as we also towards you,

Godbey New Testament

and the Lord fill you and cause you to superabound in divine love toward one another, and toward all, even as we also do towards you;

Goodspeed New Testament

May the Lord make your love for one another and for all men wide and full like my love for you,

John Wesley New Testament

And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love towards one another and towards all men, as we also do towards you,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the Lord make you to multiply and make charity to abound among you and toward all men, even as it is with us toward you,

Julia Smith Translation

And the Lord increase you and make you to abound in love to one another, and to all, as also we to you:

King James 2000

And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you:

Lexham Expanded Bible

and [may] the Lord [cause] you to increase and to abound in love for one another and for all, just as also we [do] for you,

Modern King James verseion

And may the Lord make you to increase and abound in love toward one another and toward all, even as we also toward you,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and the Lord increase you, and make you flow over in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you,

Moffatt New Testament

And may the Lord make you increase and excel in love to one another and to all men (as is my love for you),

Montgomery New Testament

Meanwhile, may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love toward one another and toward all men, even as I do toward you.

NET Bible

And may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for one another and for all, just as we do for you,

New Heart English Bible

and the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we also do toward you,

Noyes New Testament

and the Lord make you to increase and abound in love toward one another and toward all, even as we do in love toward you;

Sawyer New Testament

and the Lord cause you to be full and abound with love one to another and to all men, as we also to you,

The Emphasized Bible

And, you, may the Lord cause to abound and excel in your love one toward another, and toward all, - even as, we, do toward you:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the Lord cause you to abound and overflow with love one to another, and towards all men, as we also do to you:

Twentieth Century New Testament

And for you, may the Lord fill you to overflowing with love for one another and for every one, just as we are filled with love for you;

Webster

And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one towards another, and towards all men, even as we do towards you:

Weymouth New Testament

and as for you, may the Lord teach you to love one another and all men, with a growing and a glowing love, resembling our love for you.

Williams New Testament

May the Lord make you increase and overflow in love for one another and for all men, as my love for you does,

World English Bible

and the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we also do toward you,

Worrell New Testament

and may the Lord make you increase and abound in love toward one another, and toward all, as we also do toward you,

Worsley New Testament

and the Lord make you to increase and abound in love to one another, and to all men, as we do towards you:

Youngs Literal Translation

and you the Lord cause to increase and to abound in the love to one another, and to all, even as we also to you,

Interlinear

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

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

πλεονάζω 
Pleonazo 
Usage: 9

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

πλεονάζω 
Pleonazo 
Usage: 9

and



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

περισσεύω 
Perisseuo 
Usage: 31

in love
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

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

ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704


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

as
καθάπερ 
Kathaper 
as, even as, as well as
Usage: 13

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

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Thessalonians 3:12

Images 1 Thessalonians 3:12

Context Readings

Prayer For The Church

11 Now may our God and Father Himself and Jesus our Lord direct our way to you; 12 and may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for one another, and for all people, just as we also do for you; 13 so that He may establish your hearts without blame in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all His saints.



Cross References

Philippians 1:9

And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,

1 Thessalonians 4:9-10

Now as to the love of the brethren, you have no need for anyone to write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another;

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that no one repays another with evil for evil, but always seek after that which is good for one another and for all people.

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater;

Galatians 5:6

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything, but faith working through love.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

1 John 3:11-19

For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another;

1 John 4:7-16

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.

Psalm 115:4

Their idols are silver and gold, The work of man's hands.

Matthew 7:12

"In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

Matthew 22:39

"The second is like it, 'YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.'

Luke 17:5

The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith!"

Romans 13:8

Owe nothing to anyone except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law.

1 Corinthians 13:1-13

If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.

2 Corinthians 9:10

Now He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness;

Galatians 5:13-14

For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.

1 Thessalonians 2:8

Having so fond an affection for you, we were well-pleased to impart to you not only the gospel of God but also our own lives, because you had become very dear to us.

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Finally then, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to walk and please God (just as you actually do walk), that you excel still more.

James 1:17

Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.

2 Peter 1:7

and in your godliness, brotherly kindness, and in your brotherly kindness, love.

2 Peter 3:18

but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ To Him be the glory, both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

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