Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

abstain from every form of evil.

King James Version

Abstain from all appearance of evil.

Holman Bible

Stay away from every form of evil.

International Standard Version

Keep away from every kind of evil.

A Conservative Version

Abstain from all appearance of evil.

American Standard Version

abstain from every form of evil.

Amplified

Abstain from evil [shrink from it and keep aloof from it] in whatever form or whatever kind it may be.

An Understandable Version

Avoid [the practice of] every kind of evil.

Anderson New Testament

Abstain from every appearance of evil.

Bible in Basic English

Keep from every form of evil.

Common New Testament

Abstain from every form of evil.

Daniel Mace New Testament

if it has the least appearance of evil, reject it.

Darby Translation

hold aloof from every form of wickedness.

Godbey New Testament

abstain from every evil sight.

Goodspeed New Testament

and avoiding every kind of evil.

John Wesley New Testament

Abstain from all appearance of evil.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Separate yourselves from all appearance of evil.

Julia Smith Translation

Keep away from all appearance of evil.

King James 2000

Abstain from all appearance of evil.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Abstain from every form of evil.

Modern King James verseion

Abstain from every appearance of evil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Abstain from all suspicious things.

Moffatt New Testament

and abstaining from whatever kind is evil.

Montgomery New Testament

Hold aloof from every form of evil.

NET Bible

Stay away from every form of evil.

New Heart English Bible

Abstain from every form of evil.

Noyes New Testament

abstain from every form of evil.

Sawyer New Testament

abstain from every form of evil.

The Emphasized Bible

From every form of wickedness, abstain.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Abstain from all appearance of evil.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Shun every form of evil.

Webster

Abstain from all appearance of evil.

Weymouth New Testament

Hold yourselves aloof from every form of evil.

Williams New Testament

Continue to abstain from every sort of evil.

World English Bible

Abstain from every form of evil.

Worrell New Testament

Abstain from every form of evil.

Worsley New Testament

Abstain from all appearance of evil.

Youngs Literal Translation

from all appearance of evil abstain ye;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀπέχομαι 
Apechomai 
Usage: 6

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

εἶδος 
Eidos 
Usage: 5

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Thessalonians 5:22

Devotionals containing 1 Thessalonians 5:22

Images 1 Thessalonians 5:22

Prayers for 1 Thessalonians 5:22

Context Readings

Final Exhortations And Benediction

21 But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good; 22 abstain from every form of evil. 23 Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.


Cross References

Romans 12:17

Never pay back evil for evil to anyone Respect what is right in the sight of all men.

1 Corinthians 8:13

Therefore, if food causes my brother to stumble, I will never eat meat again, so that I will not cause my brother to stumble.

1 Corinthians 10:31-33

Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

2 Corinthians 6:3

giving no cause for offense in anything, so that the ministry will not be discredited,

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.

Exodus 23:7

"Keep far from a false charge, and do not kill the innocent or the righteous, for I will not acquit the guilty.

Isaiah 33:15

He who walks righteously and speaks with sincerity, He who rejects unjust gain And shakes his hands so that they hold no bribe; He who stops his ears from hearing about bloodshed And shuts his eyes from looking upon evil;

Matthew 17:26-27

When Peter said, "From strangers," Jesus said to him, "Then the sons are exempt.

2 Corinthians 8:20-21

taking precaution so that no one will discredit us in our administration of this generous gift;

1 Thessalonians 4:12

so that you will behave properly toward outsiders and not be in any need.

Jude 1:23

save others, snatching them out of the fire; and on some have mercy with fear, hating even the garment polluted by the flesh.

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