Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

May I reveal it as clearly as I should!

New American Standard Bible

that I may make it clear in the way I ought to speak.

King James Version

That I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.

Holman Bible

so that I may reveal it as I am required to speak.

A Conservative Version

so that I may make it known as I ought to speak.

American Standard Version

that I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.

Amplified

that I may make it clear [and speak boldly and unfold the mystery] in the way I should.

An Understandable Version

[Pray] that I will make it [clearly] known, as I ought to.

Anderson New Testament

that I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.

Bible in Basic English

So that I may make it clear, as it is right for me to do.

Common New Testament

so that I may make it clear, as I ought to speak.

Daniel Mace New Testament

that I may publish it in the manner, it should necessarily be done.

Darby Translation

to the end that I may make it manifest as I ought to speak.

Godbey New Testament

in order that I may manifest the same, as it behooves me to speak.

Goodspeed New Testament

until I can make clear to the authorities why I cannot help telling it.

John Wesley New Testament

That I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.

Julia Smith Translation

That I might manifest, as is fitting for me to speak.

King James 2000

That I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.

Lexham Expanded Bible

so that I may reveal it, as it is necessary for me to speak.

Modern King James verseion

that I may make it clear, as I ought to speak.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that I may utter it, as it becometh me to speak.

Moffatt New Testament

Pray that I may unfold it as I should.

Montgomery New Testament

Pray that I may unfold it as I ought to speak.

NET Bible

Pray that I may make it known as I should.

New Heart English Bible

that I may reveal it as I ought to speak.

Noyes New Testament

that I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.

Sawyer New Testament

that I may declare it plainly, as I ought to speak.

The Emphasized Bible

That I may make it manifest as behoveth me to speak.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that I may make it evident, as I ought to speak.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Then I shall make them known, as I ought to do.

Webster

That I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.

Weymouth New Testament

Then I shall proclaim it fully, as it is my duty to do.

Williams New Testament

in order to make it evident why I have to tell it.

World English Bible

that I may reveal it as I ought to speak.

Worrell New Testament

that I may make it manifest as I ought to speak.

Worsley New Testament

Behave yourselves wisely towards them that are without,

Youngs Literal Translation

that I may manifest it, as it behoveth me to speak;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

I may make
φανερόω 
Phaneroo 
Usage: 44

it

Usage: 0

φανερόω 
Phaneroo 
Usage: 44

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

I
μέ 
me 
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 122

δεῖ 
Dei 
Usage: 72

Context Readings

Further Advice For The Christian Life

3 At the same time also pray for us that God would open before us a door for the word so that we may tell the secret about the Messiah, for which I have been imprisoned. 4 May I reveal it as clearly as I should! 5 Behave wisely toward outsiders, making the best use of your time.


Cross References

Ephesians 6:20

for whose sake I am an ambassador in chains, desiring to declare the gospel as boldly as I should.

Matthew 10:26-27

"So never be afraid of them, because there is nothing hidden that will not be revealed, and nothing secret that will not be made known.

Acts 4:29

Lord, pay attention to their threats now, and allow your servants to speak your word boldly

Acts 5:29

But Peter and the apostles answered, "We must obey God rather than men!

1 Corinthians 2:4-5

My message and my preaching were not accompanied by clever, wise words, but by a display of the Spirit's power,

2 Corinthians 2:14-17

But thanks be to God! He always leads us triumphantly by the Messiah and through us spreads everywhere the fragrance of knowing him.

2 Corinthians 3:12

Therefore, since we have such a hope, we speak very boldly,

2 Corinthians 4:1-4

Therefore, since we have this ministry through the mercy shown to us, we do not get discouraged.

Colossians 4:6

Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer everyone.

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