Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

for kings, and for everyone who has authority, so that we might lead a quiet and peaceful life with all godliness and dignity.

New American Standard Bible

for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.

King James Version

For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.

Holman Bible

for kings and all those who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.

A Conservative Version

for kings and all those who are in prominence, so that we may live a quiet and peaceful life in all piety and propriety.

American Standard Version

for kings and all that are in high place; that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and gravity.

Amplified

For kings and all who are in positions of authority or high responsibility, that [outwardly] we may pass a quiet and undisturbed life [and inwardly] a peaceable one in all godliness and reverence and seriousness in every way.

An Understandable Version

[Offer them] for kings and for all people in prominent [governmental] positions, so that we can live a peaceful and quiet life in all reverence [toward God] and respectability [toward people].

Anderson New Testament

for kings, and for all that are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and gravity.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Common New Testament

for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and dignity.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for kings, and for all that are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in the practice of all piety and virtue;

Darby Translation

for kings and all that are in dignity, that we may lead a quiet and tranquil life in all piety and gravity;

Godbey New Testament

for kings and all who are in authority; in order that we may lead a peaceable and quiet life in all godliness and honesty.

Goodspeed New Testament

for emperors and all who are in authority, so that we may live tranquil, quiet lives, with perfect piety and probity.

John Wesley New Testament

For kings and all that are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for kings, and for all that are in authority that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and integrity.

Julia Smith Translation

For kings, and all them being in eminence; that we may lead a gentle and quiet life, in all devotion and gravity.

King James 2000

For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.

Lexham Expanded Bible

on behalf of kings and all those who are in authority, in order that we may live a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.

Modern King James verseion

for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for kings, and for all that are in authority that we may live a quiet and a peaceable life, in all godliness and honesty.

Montgomery New Testament

for kings and all who are in authority, in order that we may lead a tranquil and peaceful life in all godliness an gravity.

NET Bible

even for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.

New Heart English Bible

for kings and all who are in high places; that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and reverence.

Noyes New Testament

for kings, and all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and tranquil life in all godliness and propriety.

Sawyer New Testament

for kings and all in authority, that we may lead quiet and peaceful lives in all piety and sanctity.

The Emphasized Bible

In behalf of kings, and all them who are, in eminent station; in order that, an undisturbed, and quiet life, we may lead, in all godliness and gravity:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for kings, and all that are in a state of eminence, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and seriousness.

Twentieth Century New Testament

especially for kings and all who are in high positions, in order that we may lead a quiet and peaceful life in a deeply religious and reverent spirit.

Webster

For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.

Weymouth New Testament

including kings and all who are in high station, in order that we may live peaceful and tranquil lives with all godliness and gravity.

Williams New Testament

for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead peaceful, quiet lives in perfect piety and seriousness.

World English Bible

for kings and all who are in high places; that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and reverence.

Worrell New Testament

for kings, and all who are in high position, that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and gravity.

Worsley New Testament

particularly for kings, and all that are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceful life in all piety and virtue.

Youngs Literal Translation

for kings, and all who are in authority, that a quiet and peaceable life we may lead in all piety and gravity,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

βασιλεύς 
Basileus 
Usage: 99

and





and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

in
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

ὑπεροχή 
Huperoche 
Usage: 2

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

we may lead
διάγω 
Diago 
lead a life 99, living
Usage: 2

a quiet
ἤρεμος 
Eremos 
Usage: 1

ἡσύχιος 
hesuchios 
Usage: 2

βίος 
Bios 
Usage: 6

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

εὐσέβεια 
Eusebeia 
Usage: 15

Images 1 Timothy 2:2

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. 3 This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,


Cross References

Ezra 6:10

so they may approach the God of Heaven with fragrant sacrifices and pray for the life of this king and his sons.

Genesis 49:14-15

"Issachar is a strong donkey, resting between sheepfolds.

2 Samuel 20:19

I'm one of the peaceful and faithful citizens of Israel. You're trying to destroy a city that's a mother in Israel. Why are you devouring the heritage of the LORD?"

Nehemiah 1:11

"And now, Lord, I ask you to listen to the prayer of your servant and to the prayers of your servants who delight in revering your Name. I ask you, please prosper your servant today by granting him to receive favor from this man." Now I was the king's senior security advisor.

Psalm 20:1-4

May the LORD answer you in the day of distress; may the name of the God of Jacob protect you.

Psalm 72:1

God, endow the king with ability to render your justice, and the king's son to render your right decisions.

Proverbs 24:21

My son, fear both the LORD and the king, and don't keep company with rebels.

Ecclesiastes 3:12-13

I have concluded that the only worthwhile thing for them is to take pleasure in doing good in life;

Ecclesiastes 8:2-5

I advise doing what the king says, especially regarding an oath to God.

Jeremiah 29:7

Seek the welfare of the city to which I've exiled you and pray to the LORD for it, for your welfare depends on its welfare.'

Luke 1:6

Both of them were righteous before God, having lived blamelessly according to all of the commandments and regulations of the Lord.

Luke 2:25

Now a man named Simeon was in Jerusalem. This man was righteous and devout. He was waiting for the one who would comfort Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Acts 10:22

The men replied, "Cornelius, a centurion and an upright and God-fearing man who is respected by the whole Jewish nation, was instructed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his home to hear what you have to say."

Acts 24:16

Therefore, I always do my best to have a clear conscience before God and people.

Romans 12:18

If possible, so far as it depends on you, live in peace with all people.

Romans 13:1-7

Every person must be subject to the governing authorities, for no authority exists except by God's permission. The existing authorities have been established by God,

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is fair, whatever is pure, whatever is acceptable, whatever is commendable, if there is anything of excellence and if there is anything praiseworthy keep thinking about these things.

1 Thessalonians 4:11

Also, make it your goal to live quietly, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we instructed you,

Titus 2:10-14

or steal from them. Instead, they are to show complete and perfect loyalty, so that in every way they may make the teaching about God our Savior more attractive.

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with everyone, as well as holiness, without which no one will see the Lord.

1 Peter 2:9-13

But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people to be his very own and to proclaim the wonderful deeds of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

2 Peter 1:3-7

His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through the full knowledge of the one who called us by his own glory and excellence.

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