Parallel Verses

Daniel Mace New Testament

be always chearful.

King James Version

Rejoice evermore.

Holman Bible

Rejoice always!

A Conservative Version

Rejoice always.


Be happy [in your faith] and rejoice and be glad-hearted continually (always);

An Understandable Version

You should be joyful at all times.

Anderson New Testament

Rejoice always;

Bible in Basic English

Have joy at all times.

Common New Testament

Rejoice always,

Darby Translation

rejoice always;

Godbey New Testament

Rejoice evermore;

Goodspeed New Testament

Always be joyful.

John Wesley New Testament

Rejoice evermore:

Julia Smith Translation

Rejoice always.

King James 2000

Rejoice evermore.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Rejoice always,

Modern King James verseion

Rejoice evermore.

Moffatt New Testament

rejoice at all times,

Montgomery New Testament

Always be joyful.

NET Bible

Always rejoice,

New Heart English Bible

Rejoice always.

Noyes New Testament

Be always joyful.

Sawyer New Testament

Rejoice always;

The Emphasized Bible

Evermore, rejoice,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Rejoice evermore.


Rejoice evermore.

Weymouth New Testament

Be always joyful.

Williams New Testament

Always be joyful.

World English Bible

Rejoice always.

Worrell New Testament

Rejoice always:

Worsley New Testament

Be always joyful.

Youngs Literal Translation

always rejoice ye;

Verse Picture


Root Form
Usage: 60


Devotionals about 1 Thessalonians 5:16

Images 1 Thessalonians 5:16

Context Readings

Final Exhortations And Benediction

15 Don't allow any one to return evil for evil, but strive to do all the good you can to one another, and to all the world. 16 be always chearful. 17 pray upon all occasions.

Cross References

Philippians 4:4

Rejoice in the Lord alway: I say it again, rejoice.

Matthew 5:12

Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great will be your reward in heaven: for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Luke 10:20

however, let not this be the matter of your rejoicing, that the spirits are subject to you: but rejoice, that you have a title to the joys of heaven.

Romans 12:12

be joyful in hope; be patient under affliction; persevere in prayer;

2 Corinthians 6:10

as sorrowful, though always cheerful; as poor, tho' inriching many; as having nothing, though contented with every thing.

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