Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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,

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,

Bible in Basic English

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

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,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For this is good and pleasing 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 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, 4 who wants all people to be saved and to come to know the truth fully.


Cross References

1 Timothy 1:1

From: Paul, an apostle of the Messiah Jesus, by the command of God our Savior and the Messiah Jesus, our hope.

Luke 1:47

My spirit exults in God, my Savior,

1 Timothy 5:4

But if a widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to respect their own family by repaying their parents, for this is pleasing in God's sight.

Isaiah 45:21

Explain and present a case! Yes, let them take counsel together. Who announced this long ago, who declared it from the distant past? Was it not I, the LORD? And there is no other God besides me, a righteous God and Savior; and there is none besides me.

Romans 12:1-2

I therefore urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercies, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices that are holy and pleasing to God, for this is the reasonable way for you to worship.

Romans 14:18

For the person who serves the Messiah in this way is pleasing to God and approved by people.

Ephesians 5:9-10

for the fruit that the light produces consists of every form of goodness, righteousness, and truth.

Philippians 1:11

having been filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus the Messiah so that God will be glorified and praised.

Philippians 4:18

I have been paid in full and have more than enough. I am fully supplied, now that I have received from Epaphroditus what you sent a fragrant aroma, a sacrifice acceptable and pleasing to God.

Colossians 1:10

so that you might live in a manner worthy of the Lord and be fully pleasing to him as you bear fruit while doing all kinds of good things and growing in the full knowledge of God.

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Now then, brothers, you learned from us how you ought to live and to please God, as in fact you are doing. We ask and encourage you in the Lord to do so even more.

2 Timothy 1:9

He saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our own accomplishments, but according to his own purpose and the grace that was given to us in the Messiah Jesus before time began.

Hebrews 13:16

Do not neglect to do good and to be generous, for God is pleased with such sacrifices.

1 Peter 2:5

you, too, as living stones, are building yourselves up into a spiritual house and a holy priesthood, so that you may offer spiritual sacrifices that are acceptable to God through Jesus, the Messiah.

1 Peter 2:20

What good does it do if, when you sin, you patiently receive punishment for it? But if you suffer for doing good and receive it patiently, you have God's approval.

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