Parallel Verses

Daniel Mace New Testament

pray upon all occasions.

New American Standard Bible

pray without ceasing;

King James Version

Pray without ceasing.

Holman Bible

Pray constantly.

International Standard Version

Continually be prayerful.

A Conservative Version

Pray without ceasing.

American Standard Version

pray without ceasing;


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,

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;

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;


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


Root Form
Usage: 61

Images 1 Thessalonians 5:17

Context Readings

Final Exhortations And Benediction

16 be always chearful. 17 pray upon all occasions. 18 be thankful to God for every thing, for so christians are oblig'd to be.

Cross References

Luke 18:1

Jesus propos'd likewise this parable to them, to show that they should persevere in prayer, and not be discouraged.

Romans 12:12

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

Ephesians 6:18

Pour out your souls unto God upon all occasions, watching in prayer with all perseverance and supplication for all christians:

Colossians 4:2

Persevere and be vigilant in prayer and in thanksgiving:

1 Peter 4:7

The consummation of all things draws nigh. be temperate, be vigilant in prayer.

Luke 21:36

be therefore upon your guard, be constant in prayer, that you may be accounted worthy to escape all those future ills, and be able to stand in the presence of the son of God.

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