Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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,

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,

Bible in Basic English

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, 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

Context Readings

Instructions To Pray For All People

1 First of all, then, I urge you to offer to God petitions, prayers, intercessions, and expressions of thanks for all people, 2 for kings, and for everyone who has authority, so that we might lead a quiet and peaceful life with all godliness and dignity.


Cross References

Romans 6:17

But thank God that, though you were once slaves of sin, you became obedient from your hearts to that form of teaching with which you were entrusted!

Genesis 18:23-32

Abraham approached and asked, "Will you actually destroy the righteous along with the wicked?

1 Kings 8:41-43

"Now concerning the foreigner who is not from your people Israel, when he comes from a land far away for the sake of your name

Psalm 67:1-4

May God show us favor and bless us; may he truly show us his favor. Interlude

Psalm 72:19

And blessed be his glorious name forever, and may the whole earth be filled with his glory. Amen and amen!

Matthew 6:9-10

Therefore, this is how you should pray: "Our Father in heaven, may your name be kept holy.

Acts 17:30

Though God has overlooked those times of ignorance, he now commands everyone everywhere to repent,

Romans 1:8

First of all, I thank my God through Jesus the Messiah for all of you, because the news about your faith is being reported throughout the world.

1 Corinthians 15:3

For I passed on to you the most important points that I received: The Messiah died for our sins according to the Scriptures,

2 Corinthians 8:6

So we urged Titus to finish this work of kindness among you in the same way that he had started it.

Ephesians 3:13

So then, I ask you not to become discouraged because of my troubles on your behalf, which work toward your glory.

Ephesians 5:20

you will consistently give thanks to God the Father for everything in the name of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah;

Philippians 1:3

I thank my God every time I remember you,

1 Thessalonians 3:12

May the Lord greatly increase your love for each other and for all people, just as we love you.

2 Thessalonians 1:3

Brothers, at all times we are obligated to thank God for you. It is right to do this because your faith is growing all the time and the love every one of you has for each other is increasing.

1 Timothy 2:4

who wants all people to be saved and to come to know the truth fully.

1 Timothy 5:5

A woman who has no other family members to care for her and who is left all alone has placed her hope in God and devotes herself to petitions and prayers night and day.

2 Timothy 2:24

A servant of the Lord must not argue. Instead, he must be kind to everyone, teachable, willing to suffer wrong,

Titus 2:11

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all people.

Titus 3:2

They are not to insult anyone or be argumentative. Instead, they are to be gentle and perfectly courteous to everyone.

Hebrews 6:11

But we want each of you to continue to be diligent to the very end, in order to give full assurance to your hope.

James 5:16

Therefore, make it your habit to confess your sins to one another and to pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.

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