Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

This is good and pleasing in the eyes of God our Saviour;

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour;

Holman Bible

This is good, and it pleases God our Savior,

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,

American Standard Version

This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour;

Amplified

For such [praying] is good and right, and [it is] pleasing and acceptable to God our Savior,

An Understandable Version

This is good and acceptable [behavior] in the sight of God our Savior,

Anderson New Testament

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

for such offices are commendable, and agreeable to God our saviour,

Darby Translation

for this is good and acceptable before our Saviour God,

Godbey New Testament

This is beautiful and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour;

Goodspeed New Testament

It is right to do this, and it pleases God our Savior,

John Wesley New Testament

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour,

Julia Smith Translation

For this good and acceptable before our Saviour God;

King James 2000

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior;

Lexham Expanded Bible

This [is] good and acceptable before God our Savior,

Modern King James verseion

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For that is good and accepted in the sight of god our saviour,

Moffatt New Testament

it is good to pray thus, it is acceptable to our Saviour,

Montgomery New Testament

For this is good and pleasing in the eyes of our Saviour God,

NET Bible

Such prayer for all is good and welcomed before God our Savior,

New Heart English Bible

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior;

Noyes New Testament

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour,

Sawyer New Testament

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour,

The Emphasized Bible

This, is comely and acceptable before our Saviour God,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For this is becoming, and acceptable before God our Saviour;

Twentieth Century New Testament

This will be good and acceptable in the eyes of God, our Savior,

Webster

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior;

Weymouth New Testament

This is right, and is pleasing in the sight of God our Saviour,

Williams New Testament

This is the right thing to do and it pleases God our Saviour,

World English Bible

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior;

Worrell New Testament

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

Worsley New Testament

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour:

Youngs Literal Translation

for this is right and acceptable before God our Saviour,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

is good
καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

and

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

ἀπόδεκτος 
Apodektos 
Usage: 2

in the sight of
ἐνώπιον 
Enopion 
before, in the sight of, in the presence of, in sight, in presence, to, not tr
Usage: 78

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

Context Readings

Instructions To Pray For All People

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. 3 This is good and pleasing in the eyes of God our Saviour; 4 Whose desire is that all men may have salvation and come to the knowledge of what is true.


Cross References

1 Timothy 1:1

Paul, an Apostle of Jesus Christ, by the order of God our Saviour and Christ Jesus our hope;

Luke 1:47

My spirit is glad in God my Saviour.

1 Timothy 5:4

But if any widow has children or children's children, let these see that it is right to take care of their family and their fathers and mothers: for this is pleasing in the eyes of God.

Isaiah 45:21

Give the word, put forward your cause, let us have a discussion together: who has given news of this in the past? who made it clear in early times? did not I, the Lord? and there is no God but me; a true God and a saviour; there is no other.

Romans 12:1-2

For this reason I make request to you, brothers, by the mercies of God, that you will give your bodies as a living offering, holy, pleasing to God, which is the worship it is right for you to give him.

Romans 14:18

And he who in these things is Christ's servant, is pleasing to God and has the approval of men.

Ephesians 5:9-10

(Because the fruit of the light is in all righteousness and in everything which is good and true),

Philippians 1:11

Being full of the fruits of righteousness, which are through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

Philippians 4:18

I have all things and more than enough: I am made full, having had from Epaphroditus the things which came from you, a perfume of a sweet smell, an offering well pleasing to God.

Colossians 1:10

Living uprightly in the approval of the Lord, giving fruit in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

1 Thessalonians 4:1

And last of all, the prayer which we make to you from our heart and in the name of the Lord Jesus, is this: that as we made clear to you what sort of behaviour is pleasing to God, as in fact you are doing now, so you will go on in these ways, but more and more.

2 Timothy 1:9

Who gave us salvation, marking us out for his purpose, not on account of our works, but in the measure of his purpose and his grace, which was given to us in Christ Jesus before times eternal,

Hebrews 13:16

But go on doing good and giving to others, because God is well-pleased with such offerings.

1 Peter 2:5

You, as living stones, are being made into a house of the spirit, a holy order of priests, making those offerings of the spirit which are pleasing to God through Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 2:20

What credit is it if, when you have done evil, you take your punishment quietly? but if you are given punishment for doing right, and take it quietly, this is pleasing to God.

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