Parallel Verses

Worsley New Testament

I therefore, a prisoner for the sake of the Lord, exhort you to walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all humility and meekness;

New American Standard Bible

Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,

King James Version

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called,

Holman Bible

Therefore I, the prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk worthy of the calling you have received,

International Standard Version

I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, urge you to live in a way that is worthy of the calling to which you have been called,

A Conservative Version

I therefore, the prisoner in Lord, call on you to walk worthily of the calling in which ye were called,

American Standard Version

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beseech you to walk worthily of the calling wherewith ye were called,

Amplified

I therefore, the prisoner for the Lord, appeal to and beg you to walk (lead a life) worthy of the [divine] calling to which you have been called [with behavior that is a credit to the summons to God's service,

An Understandable Version

I urge you, therefore, as a prisoner of the Lord, to live in a way that measures up to [the standard required by] God when He called you.

Anderson New Testament

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called;

Bible in Basic English

I then, the prisoner in the Lord, make this request from my heart, that you will see that your behaviour is a credit to the position which God's purpose has given you,

Common New Testament

I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called,

Daniel Mace New Testament

I therefore the prisoner for the Lord, beseech you to live suitably to the offers that have been made to you:

Darby Translation

I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you therefore to walk worthy of the calling wherewith ye have been called,

Godbey New Testament

Therefore I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you to walk worthily of the calling with which you are called,

Goodspeed New Testament

So I, the prisoner for the Lord's sake, appeal to you to live lives worthy of the summons you have received;

John Wesley New Testament

I therefore the prisoner of the Lord beseech you, to walk worthy of the calling wherewith ye are called,

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore I, the imprisoned in the Lord, beseech you to walk Worthy of the calling which ye were called,

King James 2000

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the vocation by which you are called,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you to live in a manner worthy of the calling with which you were called:

Modern King James verseion

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the calling with which you are called,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I therefore which am in bonds for the Lord's sake, exhort you, that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called,

Moffatt New Testament

As the Lord's prisoner, then, I beg of you to live a life worthy of your calling,

Montgomery New Testament

I summon you then, I the prisoner in the Lord, to live lives worthy of the calling to which you were called.

NET Bible

I, therefore, the prisoner for the Lord, urge you to live worthily of the calling with which you have been called,

New Heart English Bible

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to walk worthily of the calling with which you were called,

Noyes New Testament

I exhort you, therefore, I the prisoner in the Lord, to walk worthily of the calling with which ye were called,

Sawyer New Testament

I THEREFORE, the prisoner of the Lord, exhort you to walk worthily of the call with which you were called,

The Emphasized Bible

I exhort you, therefore, I, the prisoner in the Lord, to walk in a manner worthy of the calling wherewith ye were called: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I THEN, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you, that ye walk worthy of the vocation with which ye are called,

Twentieth Century New Testament

I urge you, then--I who am a prisoner in the Master's cause-- to live lives worthy of the Call that you have received;

Webster

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation by which ye are called,

Weymouth New Testament

I, then, the prisoner for the Master's sake, entreat you to live and act as becomes those who have received the call that you have received--

Williams New Testament

So I, a prisoner for the Lord's sake, entreat you to live lives worthy of the call you have received,

World English Bible

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to walk worthily of the calling with which you were called,

Worrell New Testament

I, therefore, the prisoner in the Lord exhort you to walk worthily of the calling with which ye were called,

Youngs Literal Translation

Call upon you, then, do I -- the prisoner of the Lord -- to walk worthily of the calling with which ye were called,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

the prisoner
δέσμιος 
Desmios 
prisoner, be in bonds, in bonds
Usage: 16

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

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

that ye walk
περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
walk, go, walk about, be occupied
Usage: 77

ἀξίως 
Axios 
Usage: 6

of the vocation
κλῆσις 
Klesis 
Usage: 11

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

Images Ephesians 4:1

Context Readings

Christians Should Live In Unity

1 I therefore, a prisoner for the sake of the Lord, exhort you to walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all humility and meekness; 2 and with long-suffering forbear one another in love,


Cross References

Ephesians 3:1

For this cause I Paul am the prisoner of Jesus Christ for the sake of you Gentiles:

Philippians 1:27

Only behave worthy of the gospel of Christ, that whether I come and see you, or be absent, I may hear of you, that ye stand firm in one Spirit, striving together as with one soul for the saith of the gospel;

Colossians 1:10

that ye may walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

1 Thessalonians 2:12

and charged you, that ye should walk worthy of God, who hath called you to his kingdom and glory.

Romans 12:1

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, and well-pleasing to God, as your rational service.

Romans 12:1

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, and well-pleasing to God, as your rational service.

Romans 12:1

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, and well-pleasing to God, as your rational service.

Romans 12:1

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, and well-pleasing to God, as your rational service.

Acts 9:31

Then the churches throughout all Judea, and Galilee, and Samaria, had rest, being edified and walking in the fear of the Lord; and through the consolation of the holy Spirit were multiplied.

Romans 8:28-30

And we know that all things co-operate for good to them that love God, to them that are called according to his purpose;

1 Corinthians 4:16

I beseech you therefore, be ye imitators of me.

2 Corinthians 5:20

We are therefore ambassadors for Christ, and as God exhorteth you by us, we intreat you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 6:1

And we co-operating with Him do also exhort you that ye receive not the grace of God in vain:

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I Paul myself exhort you, by the meekness and lenity of Christ, who in presence am lowly among you,

Galatians 4:12

Brethren, I beseech you, be as I am; for I also was as ye are: and ye have not injured me at all.

Ephesians 4:4

even as ye are called in one hope of your calling;

Ephesians 4:17

This I say therefore, and charge you in the name of the Lord, that ye no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles walk,

Ephesians 5:2

even as Christ hath loved us, and given Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for an odor of sweet perfume.

Philippians 3:14

I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 3:17-18

Brethren, be imitators of me, and observe those that walk as ye have us for an example.

Colossians 2:6

Therefore as ye have received Christ Jesus the Lord, walk in Him;

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, saluteth you; who always strives earnestly for you in his prayers, that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God:

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2

As to what remains therefore, my brethren, we intreat and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received instructions from us, how ye ought to walk and to please God, ye would abound therein more and more.

2 Thessalonians 1:11

Wherefore we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power:

2 Timothy 1:9

who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose, and grace bestowed upon us through Christ Jesus, before the world was,

Titus 2:10

not answering frowardly, not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.

Titus 2:10

not answering frowardly, not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.

Hebrews 3:1

Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the apostle and high-priest of our profession, Christ Jesus;

Hebrews 13:21

make you perfect in every good work, to do his will, working in you that which is well-pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

1 Peter 2:11

Dearly beloved, I exhort you as strangers and sojourners here, to abstain from carnal lusts, which war against the soul:

1 Peter 3:9

not returning evil for evil, or reproach for reproach: but on the contrary blessing even those that curse you: knowing ye are called unto this, that ye may obtain a blessing.

1 Peter 5:10

But may the God of all grace, who hath called us to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, after ye have suffered a little while, make you perfect, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.

2 Peter 1:3

as his divine power hath given us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who hath called us by that glory and virtue,

2 John 1:5

And now I beseech thee, Lady, not as writing to thee a new commandment, but that which we had from the beginning, that we may love one another.

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