Parallel Verses

King James 2000

That every one of you should know how to possess his own vessel 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;

Holman Bible

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

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 of you know how to control his own body in holiness and honor [being available for God’s purpose and separated from things profane],

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;

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 the will of God, even your sanctification, that you should abstain from fornication: 4 That every one of you should know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor; 5 Not in the lust of passion, even as the Gentiles who know not God:


Cross References

1 Peter 3:7

Likewise, you husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honor unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

1 Samuel 21:5

And David answered the priest, and said unto him, Of a truth women have been kept from us for these three days, since I came out, and the vessels of the young men are holy, and the bread is in a manner common, yea, though it were sanctified this day in the vessel.

Acts 9:15

But the Lord said unto him, Go your way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:

Romans 1:24

Therefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonor their own bodies between themselves:

Romans 6:19

I speak after the manner of men because of the weakness of your flesh: for as you have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness.

Romans 9:21-23

Has not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honor, and another unto dishonor?

Romans 12:1

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.

1 Corinthians 6:15

Know you not that your bodies are the members of Christ? shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them the members of a harlot? God forbid.

1 Corinthians 6:18-20

Flee fornication. Every sin that a man does is outside the body; but he that commits fornication sins against his own body.

1 Corinthians 7:2

Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.

1 Corinthians 7:9

But if they cannot have self-control, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn with passion.

2 Corinthians 4:7

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

2 Timothy 2:20-21

But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honor, and some to dishonor.

Hebrews 13:4

Let marriage be held in honor by all, and the bed undefiled: but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

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