Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Continually be prayerful.

New American Standard Bible

pray without ceasing;

King James Version

Pray without ceasing.

Holman Bible

Pray constantly.

A Conservative Version

Pray without ceasing.

American Standard Version

pray without ceasing;

Amplified

Be unceasing in prayer [praying perseveringly];

An Understandable Version

Never stop praying.

Anderson New Testament

pray without ceasing;

Bible in Basic English

Keep on with your prayers.

Common New Testament

pray without ceasing,

Daniel Mace New Testament

pray upon all occasions.

Darby Translation

pray unceasingly;

Godbey New Testament

pray without ceasing;

Goodspeed New Testament

Never give up praying.

John Wesley New Testament

Pray without ceasing: In every thing give thanks;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Pray without ceasing.

Julia Smith Translation

Pray continually.

King James 2000

Pray without ceasing.

Lexham Expanded Bible

pray constantly,

Modern King James verseion

Pray without ceasing.

Moffatt New Testament

never give up prayer,

Montgomery New Testament

Pray without ceasing.

NET Bible

constantly pray,

New Heart English Bible

Pray without ceasing.

Noyes New Testament

Pray without ceasing;

Sawyer New Testament

pray without ceasing,

The Emphasized Bible

Unceasingly, pray,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Pray without ceasing.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Never cease to pray;

Webster

Pray without ceasing.

Weymouth New Testament

Be unceasing in prayer.

Williams New Testament

Never stop praying.

World English Bible

Pray without ceasing.

Worrell New Testament

pray without ceasing.

Worsley New Testament

Pray continually.

Youngs Literal Translation

continually pray ye;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

Images 1 Thessalonians 5:17

Context Readings

Final Exhortations And Benediction

16 Always be joyful. 17 Continually be prayerful. 18 In everything be thankful, because this is God's will for you in the Messiah Jesus.


Cross References

Luke 18:1

Jesus told his disciples a parable about their need to pray all the time and never give up.

Romans 12:12

Be joyful in hope, patient in trouble, and persistent in prayer.

Ephesians 6:18

Pray in the Spirit at all times with every kind of prayer and request. Likewise, be alert with your most diligent efforts and pray for all the saints.

Colossians 4:2

Devote yourselves to prayer. Be alert and thankful when you pray.

1 Peter 4:7

Because everything will soon come to an end, be sensible and clear-headed, so you can pray.

Luke 21:36

So be alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place and to take your stand in the presence of the Son of Man."

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