Parallel Verses

John Wesley New Testament

Searching what is acceptable 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.

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 walk as children of light; (The fruit of the light is in all goodness, and righteousness, and truth:) 10 Searching what is acceptable to the Lord. 11 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.



Cross References

1 Thessalonians 5:21

Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

1 Thessalonians 5:21

Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

1 Thessalonians 5:21

Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

1 Thessalonians 5:21

Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

1 Thessalonians 5:21

Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

1 Thessalonians 5:21

Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

Romans 12:1-2

I exhort you therefore, brethren, by the tender mercies of God, to present your bodies unto God, a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable, which is your reasonable service.

Romans 14:18

And he that in these serveth Christ, is acceptable to God, and approved by men.

Philippians 1:10

That ye may try the things that are excellent, that ye may be sincere and without offence unto the day of Christ,

Philippians 4:18

But I have all things, and abound: I am filled, having received of Epaphroditus the things which came from you, an odour of a sweet smell, an acceptable sacrifice, well pleasing to God.

1 Timothy 2:3

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour,

1 Timothy 5:4

and to requite their parents; for this is good and acceptable before God.

Hebrews 12:28

Therefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us hold fast the grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably, with reverence and godly fear.

1 Peter 2:5

but chosen of God and precious, Ye also as living stones are built up, a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God thro' Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 2:20

For what glory is it, if when ye commit faults and are buffeted, ye take it patiently? But if when ye do well and suffer, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.

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