Parallel Verses

Common New Testament

and try to learn what is pleasing to the Lord.

New American Standard Bible

trying to learn what is pleasing to the Lord.

King James Version

Proving what is acceptable unto the Lord.

Holman Bible

discerning what is pleasing to the Lord.

International Standard Version

Determine what pleases the Lord,

A Conservative Version

proving what is acceptable to the Lord.

American Standard Version

proving what is well-pleasing unto the Lord;

Amplified

trying to learn [by experience] what is pleasing to the Lord [and letting your lifestyles be examples of what is most acceptable to Him—your behavior expressing gratitude to God for your salvation].

An Understandable Version

Then you will demonstrate [or, "learn about"] a life that is very pleasing to the Lord.

Anderson New Testament

learning what is acceptable to the Lord;

Bible in Basic English

Testing by experience what is well-pleasing to the Lord;

Daniel Mace New Testament

consider what is acceptable to the Lord;

Darby Translation

proving what is agreeable to the Lord;

Godbey New Testament

proving what is acceptable to the Lord;

Goodspeed New Testament

you must make sure what pleases the Lord.

John Wesley New Testament

Searching what is acceptable to the Lord.

Julia Smith Translation

Trying what is pleasing to the Lord.

King James 2000

Proving what is acceptable unto the Lord.

Lexham Expanded Bible

trying to learn what is well-pleasing to the Lord.

Modern King James verseion

proving what is acceptable to the Lord.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Accept that which is pleasing to the Lord,

Moffatt New Testament

verifying what pleases the Lord.

Montgomery New Testament

Examine carefully what is well pleasing to the Lord,

NET Bible

trying to learn what is pleasing to the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

proving what is well pleasing to the Lord.

Noyes New Testament

proving what is acceptable to the Lord;

The Emphasized Bible

Putting to the test what is well-pleasing unto the Lord;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

proving what is acceptable to the Lord.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Always trying to find out what is pleasing to the Lord.

Webster

Proving what is acceptable to the Lord.

Weymouth New Testament

and learn in your own experiences what is fully pleasing to the Lord.

Williams New Testament

you must approve what is pleasing to the Lord.

World English Bible

proving what is well pleasing to the Lord.

Worrell New Testament

proving what is well-pleasing to the Lord;

Worsley New Testament

approving what is well-pleasing to the Lord.

Youngs Literal Translation

proving what is well-pleasing to the Lord,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δοκιμάζω 
Dokimazo 
Usage: 20

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

εὐάρεστος 
Euarestos 
Usage: 9

References

Context Readings

Light Versus Darkness

9 (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth), 10 and try to learn what is pleasing to the Lord. 11 Do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but instead expose them.



Cross References

1 Thessalonians 5:21

But test everything; hold fast to what is good.

1 Thessalonians 5:21

But test everything; hold fast to what is good.

1 Thessalonians 5:21

But test everything; hold fast to what is good.

1 Thessalonians 5:21

But test everything; hold fast to what is good.

1 Thessalonians 5:21

But test everything; hold fast to what is good.

1 Thessalonians 5:21

But test everything; hold fast to what is good.

Romans 12:1-2

I appeal to you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.

Romans 14:18

he who serves Christ in this way is acceptable to God and approved by men.

Philippians 1:10

so that you may approve what is excellent, and may be pure and blameless until the day of Christ;

Philippians 4:18

I have received full payment and even more; I am amply supplied, having received from Epaphroditus the gifts you sent, a fragrant offering, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.

1 Timothy 2:3

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

1 Timothy 5:4

But if a widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to practice their religion in regard to their own family and to make some return to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God.

Hebrews 12:28

Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and offer to God acceptable worship with reverence and awe,

1 Peter 2:5

you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 2:20

For what credit is it, if when you do wrong and are beaten for it you patiently endure? But if when you do right and suffer for it you patiently endure, you have favor with God.

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