Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

so that each of you knows how to control his own body in sanctification and honor,

New American Standard Bible

that each of you know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor,

King James Version

That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour;

International Standard Version

Each of you must know how to control his own body in a holy and honorable manner,

A Conservative Version

for each of you to know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and reverence,

American Standard Version

that each one of you know how to possess himself of his own vessel in sanctification and honor,

Amplified

That each one of you should know how to possess (control, manage) his own body in consecration (purity, separated from things profane) and honor,

An Understandable Version

Each of you should know how to control his own body in a dedicated and honorable way,

Anderson New Testament

That each one of you know how to keep his vessel in sanctification and in honor,

Bible in Basic English

So that every one of you may keep his body holy and in honour;

Common New Testament

that each one of you know how to take his own spouse for himself in holiness and honor,

Daniel Mace New Testament

that every one of you should take care to preserve the dignity of his

Darby Translation

that each of you know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honour,

Godbey New Testament

that each one of you know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honor,

Goodspeed New Testament

that each of you learn to take a wife for himself from pure and honorable motives,

John Wesley New Testament

That every one of you know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

that every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honesty,

Julia Smith Translation

For each of you to know how to possess his vessel in consecration and honour;

King James 2000

That every one of you should know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor;

Lexham Expanded Bible

[that] each of you know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor,

Modern King James verseion

each one of you to know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honor

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that every one of you should know how to keep his vessel in holiness and honour,

Moffatt New Testament

that each of you should learn to take a wife for himself chastely and honourably,

Montgomery New Testament

That each one should learn how to take a wife in purity and honor.

NET Bible

that each of you know how to possess his own body in holiness and honor,

New Heart English Bible

that each one of you know how to possess himself of his own vessel in sanctification and honor,

Noyes New Testament

that every one of you should know how to procure for himself his own vessel in purity and honor,

Sawyer New Testament

that each one should know how to have his wife in purity and honor,

The Emphasized Bible

That ye should know, each one of you, how, of his own vessel, to possess himself in sanctification and honour:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that every one of you may know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honour,

Twentieth Century New Testament

Each of you recognizing the duty of taking one woman for his wife, purely and honorably,

Webster

That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honor;

Weymouth New Testament

that each man among you shall know how to procure a wife who shall be his own in purity and honour;

Williams New Testament

that each man among you should learn to take his own wife out of pure and honorable motives,

World English Bible

that each one of you know how to possess himself of his own vessel in sanctification and honor,

Worrell New Testament

that each one of you know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor;

Worsley New Testament

and that every one of you should possess his vessel in sanctification and honor,

Youngs Literal Translation

that each of you know his own vessel to possess in sanctification and honour,

Interlinear

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

ἕκαστος 
hekastos 
Usage: 73

of you
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

to possess
κτάομαι 
Ktaomai 
Usage: 4

his
ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

σκεῦος 
Skeuos 
Usage: 17

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

G38
ἁγιασμός 
Hagiasmos 
Usage: 10

and

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

Images 1 Thessalonians 4:4

Context Readings

Appeal For Continuing Sanctification

3 For this is God’s will, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality, 4 so that each of you knows how to control his own body in sanctification and honor, 5 not with lustful desires, like the Gentiles who don’t know God.


Cross References

1 Peter 3:7

Husbands, in the same way, live with your wives with an understanding of their weaker nature yet showing them honor as coheirs of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.

1 Samuel 21:5

David answered him, “I swear that women are being kept from us, as always when I go out to battle. The young men’s bodies are consecrated even on an ordinary mission, so of course their bodies are consecrated today.”

Acts 9:15

But the Lord said to him, “Go! For this man is My chosen instrument to take My name to Gentiles, kings, and the Israelites.

Romans 1:24

Therefore God delivered them over in the cravings of their hearts to sexual impurity, so that their bodies were degraded among themselves.

Romans 6:19

I am using a human analogy because of the weakness of your flesh. For just as you offered the parts of yourselves as slaves to moral impurity, and to greater and greater lawlessness, so now offer them as slaves to righteousness, which results in sanctification.

Romans 9:21-23

Or has the potter no right over the clay, to make from the same lump one piece of pottery for honor and another for dishonor?

Romans 12:1

Therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God; this is your spiritual worship.

1 Corinthians 6:15

Don’t you know that your bodies are a part of Christ’s body? So should I take a part of Christ’s body and make it part of a prostitute? Absolutely not!

1 Corinthians 6:18-20

Run from sexual immorality! “Every sin a person can commit is outside the body.” On the contrary, the person who is sexually immoral sins against his own body.

1 Corinthians 7:2

But because sexual immorality is so common, each man should have his own wife, and each woman should have her own husband.

1 Corinthians 7:9

But if they do not have self-control, they should marry, for it is better to marry than to burn with desire.

2 Corinthians 4:7

Now we have this treasure in clay jars, so that this extraordinary power may be from God and not from us.

Philippians 4:8

Finally brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable—if there is any moral excellence and if there is any praise—dwell on these things.

2 Timothy 2:20-21

Now in a large house there are not only gold and silver bowls, but also those of wood and clay, some for honorable use, some for dishonorable.

Hebrews 13:4

Marriage must be respected by all, and the marriage bed kept undefiled, because God will judge immoral people and adulterers.

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