Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

Abstain from every form 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.

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.

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 but test all things; hold firmly that which is good. 22 Abstain from every form of evil. 23 May the God of peace himself sanctify you completely. May your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.


Cross References

Romans 12:17

Repay no one evil for evil. Respect what is honorable in the sight of all men.

1 Corinthians 8:13

Therefore, if food causes my brother to stumble, I will eat no meat forevermore, that I do not cause my brother to stumble.

1 Corinthians 10:31-33

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

2 Corinthians 6:3

We give no occasion of stumbling in anything, that our service may not be blamed,

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honest, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report; if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, think on these things.

Exodus 23:7

"Keep far from a false charge, and do not kill the innocent and righteous: for I will not justify the wicked.

Isaiah 33:15

He who walks righteously, and speaks blamelessly; He who despises the gain of oppressions, who gestures with his hands, refusing to take a bribe, who stops his ears from hearing of blood, and shuts his eyes from looking at evil?

Matthew 17:26-27

He said to him, "From strangers." Jesus said to him, "Therefore the children are exempt.

2 Corinthians 8:20-21

We are avoiding this, that any man should blame us concerning this abundance which is administered by us.

1 Thessalonians 4:12

that you may walk properly toward those who are outside, and may have need of nothing.

Jude 1:23

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

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