Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Trying 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;

Common New Testament

and try to learn what is 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.

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 Spirit in all goodness and justice and truth.;) 10 Trying what is pleasing to the Lord. 11 And participate not with the unfruitful works of darkness, and rather also confute.



Cross References

1 Thessalonians 5:21

Try all things; hold the good.

1 Samuel 17:39

And David will gird his sword over his garments and begin to go, for he tried them not And David will say to Saul, I shall not be able to go with these, for I tried them not And David will take them away from off him.

Psalm 19:14

The saying of my mouth and the meditation of my heart shall be for acceptance before thee, O Jehovah, my rock and my redeemer.

Proverbs 21:3

To do justice and judgment was chosen by Jehovah above gold.

Isaiah 58:5

Will this be the fast I shall choose? a day for a man to humble his soul? to bend his head as a bulrush, and he will place sackcloth and ashes? wilt thou call this a fast and a day of acceptance to Jehovah.

Jeremiah 6:20

Wherefore this to me shall frankincense come from Sheba, and the good cane from a land from far off? your burnt-offerings are not for acceptance, and your sacrifices were not sweet to me.

Romans 12:1-2

I Beseech you therefore, brethren, by the compassions of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, pleasing to God, your reasonable service.

Romans 14:18

For he in these serving Christ, pleasing to God, and acceptable to men.

Philippians 1:10

For you to try things differing; that ye may be pure and not stumbling to the day of Christ;

Philippians 4:18

And I have all, and abound: I have been filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things from you, a smell of sweet odor, a sacrifice acceptable, pleasing to God.

1 Timothy 2:3

For this good and acceptable before our Saviour God;

1 Timothy 5:4

And if any widow have children or descendants, let them learn first to be pious to their own house, and to return recompenses to their progenitors: for this is good and acceptable before God.

Hebrews 12:28

Wherefore we receiving a kingdom unmoved; we should have grace by which we might serve God acceptably, with reverence and circumspection:

1 Peter 2:5

And ye yourselves are built, as living stones, a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to bring up spiritual sacrifice; acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 2:20

For what glory, if, sinning and being cuffed, ye endure? but if, doing good, and suffering, ye endure, this is grace with God.

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