Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Abstain from all appearance of evil.

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 kind 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 every form of evil [withdraw and keep away from it].

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.

Julia Smith Translation

Keep away 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;

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

all
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 Test all things; hold fast that which is good. 22 Abstain from all appearance of evil. 23 And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.


Cross References

Romans 12:17

Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men.

1 Corinthians 8:13

Therefore, if food makes my brother to stumble, I will eat no meat while the world stands, lest I make my brother to stumble.

1 Corinthians 10:31-33

Whether therefore you eat, or drink, or whatsoever you do, do all to the glory of God.

2 Corinthians 6:3

Giving no offense in anything, that the ministry be not blamed:

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.

Exodus 23:7

Keep far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay you not: for I will not justify the wicked.

Isaiah 33:15

He that walks righteously, and speaks uprightly; he that despises the gain of oppressions, that keeps his hands from the holding of bribes, that stops his ears from hearing of bloodshed, and shuts his eyes from seeing evil;

Matthew 17:26-27

Peter said unto him, Of strangers. Jesus said unto him, Then are the children free.

2 Corinthians 8:20-21

Avoiding this, that no man should blame us in this abundance which is administered by us:

1 Thessalonians 4:12

That you may walk honestly toward them that are outside, and that you may have lack of nothing.

Jude 1:23

And others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.

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