Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

My desire is, first of all, that you will make requests and prayers and give praise for all men;

New American Standard Bible

First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men,

King James Version

I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men;

Holman Bible

First of all, then, I urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for everyone,

International Standard Version

First of all, then, I urge you to offer to God petitions, prayers, intercessions, and expressions of thanks for all people,

A Conservative Version

I exhort therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions, thanksgivings, be made for all men,

American Standard Version

I exhort therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions, thanksgivings, be made for all men;

Amplified

First of all, then, I admonish and urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be offered on behalf of all men,

An Understandable Version

First of all, then, I urge you to offer [special] requests, prayers, intercessions [Note: "Intercessions" probably refers to praying on behalf of others], and thanksgivings for all people.

Anderson New Testament

I exhort, therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men,

Common New Testament

First of all, then, I urge that requests, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all men,

Daniel Mace New Testament

I exhort you therefore, above all things, to present supplications, prayers, intercessions and thanksgiving for all men:

Darby Translation

I exhort therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions, thanksgivings be made for all men;

Godbey New Testament

Moreover, first of all things, I exhort you, that prayers, supplications, intercessions, thanksgivings, be made in behalf of all men;

Goodspeed New Testament

First of all, then, I urge that entreaties, prayers, petitions, and thanksgivings be offered for all men,

John Wesley New Testament

I exhort therefore, that first of all supplications, prayers, intercessions, thanksgivings be made for all men:

Julia Smith Translation

I Beseech therefore, first of all, supplications to be made, prayers, entreaties, thanks, for all men;

King James 2000

I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, I urge first of all [that] petitions, prayers, requests, [and] thanksgiving be made on behalf of all people,

Modern King James verseion

First of all, then, I exhort that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I exhort therefore that above all things, prayers, supplications, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be had for all men:

Moffatt New Testament

Well, my very first counsel is that supplications, prayers, petitions, and thanksgiving, are to be offered for all men ??2 for kings and all in authority, that we may lead a tranquil life in all piety and gravity;

Montgomery New Testament

First of all then, I am urging that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be offered regularly for all men;

NET Bible

First of all, then, I urge that requests, prayers, intercessions, and thanks be offered on behalf of all people,

New Heart English Bible

I exhort therefore, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings, be made for all men:

Noyes New Testament

I exhort then, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men;

Sawyer New Testament

I exhort therefore, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercessions, thanksgivings should be offered for all men,

The Emphasized Bible

I exhort, therefore, first of all, that there be made - supplications, prayers, intercessions, thankgivings, in behalf of all men,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I EXHORT therefore, first of all, that there be offered supplications, prayers, intercessions, thanksgivings for the whole race of mankind:

Twentieth Century New Testament

First of all, then, I urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings should be offered for every one,

Webster

I exhort therefore, that first of all supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men;

Weymouth New Testament

I exhort then, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions and thanksgivings be offered on behalf of all men;

Williams New Testament

First of all, then, I urge that entreaties, prayers, and thanksgiving be offered for all men,

World English Bible

I exhort therefore, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and givings of thanks, be made for all men:

Worrell New Testament

I exhort, therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions, thanksgivings, be made for all men;

Worsley New Testament

This then I exhort thee first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings he made for all men;

Youngs Literal Translation

I exhort, then, first of all, there be made supplications, prayers, intercessions, thanksgivings, for all men:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I exhort
παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

πρῶτον 
Proton 
first, at the first Trans, first of all,
Usage: 40

of all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

δέησις 
Deesis 
Usage: 19

προσευχή 
Proseuche 
Usage: 31

ἔντευξις 
Enteuxis 
Usage: 2

and giving of thanks
εὐχαριστία 
Eucharistia 
Usage: 15

be made
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

for
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

Images 1 Timothy 2:1

Prayers for 1 Timothy 2:1

Context Readings

Instructions To Pray For All People

1 My desire is, first of all, that you will make requests and prayers and give praise for all men; 2 For kings and all those in authority; so that we may have a calm and quiet life in all fear of God and serious behaviour.


Cross References

Romans 6:17

But praise be to God that though you were the servants of sin, you have now given yourselves freely to that form of teaching under which you were placed;

Genesis 18:23-32

And Abraham came near, and said, Will you let destruction come on the upright with the sinners?

1 Kings 8:41-43

And as for the man from a strange land, who is not of your people Israel; when he comes from a far country because of the glory of your name:

Psalm 67:1-4

May God give us mercy and blessing, and let the light of his face be shining on us; (Selah.)

Psalm 72:19

Praise to the glory of his noble name for ever; let all the earth be full of his glory. So be it, So be it.

Matthew 6:9-10

Let this then be your prayer: Our Father in heaven, may your name be kept holy.

Acts 17:30

Those times when men had no knowledge were overlooked by God; but now he gives orders to all men in every place to undergo a change of heart:

Romans 1:8

First of all, I give praise to my God through Jesus Christ for you all, because news of your faith has gone into all the world.

1 Corinthians 15:3

For I gave to you first of all what was handed down to me, how Christ underwent death for our sins, as it says in the Writings;

2 Corinthians 8:6

So that we made a request to Titus that, as he had made a start before, so he might make this grace complete in you.

Ephesians 3:13

For this reason it is my prayer that you may not become feeble because of my troubles for you, which are your glory.

Ephesians 5:20

Giving praise at all times for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to God, even the Father;

Philippians 1:3

I give praise to my God at every memory of you,

1 Thessalonians 3:12

And the Lord give you increase of love in fullest measure to one another and to all men, even as our love to you;

2 Thessalonians 1:3

It is right for us to give praise to God at all times for you, brothers, because of the great increase of your faith, and the wealth of your love for one another;

1 Timothy 2:4

Whose desire is that all men may have salvation and come to the knowledge of what is true.

1 Timothy 5:5

Now she who is truly a widow and without family puts her hope in God, giving herself to prayer day and night.

2 Timothy 2:24

For it is not right for the Lord's servant to make trouble, but he is to be gentle to all, ready in teaching, putting up with wrong,

Titus 2:11

For the grace of God has come, giving salvation to all men,

Titus 3:2

To say no evil of any man, not to be fighters, to give way to others, to be gentle in behaviour to all men.

Hebrews 6:11

And it is our desire that you may all keep the same high purpose in certain hope to the end:

James 5:16

So then, make a statement of your sins to one another, and say prayers for one another so that you may be made well. The prayer of a good man is full of power in its working.

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