Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ;

King James Version

That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ;

Holman Bible

so that you can determine what really matters and can be pure and blameless in the day of Christ,

International Standard Version

so that you may be able to choose what is best and be pure and blameless until the day when the Messiah returns,

A Conservative Version

for you to examine the things that are significant. So that ye may be tested by sunlight and not stumbling toward the day of Christ,

American Standard Version

so that ye may approve the things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and void of offence unto the day of Christ;

Amplified

So that you may surely learn to sense what is vital, and approve and prize what is excellent and of real value [recognizing the highest and the best, and distinguishing the moral differences], and that you may be untainted and pure and unerring and blameless [so that with hearts sincere and certain and unsullied, you may approach] the day of Christ [not stumbling nor causing others to stumble].

An Understandable Version

Then you will be able to approve of [only] what is best and be sincere and without just blame on the day of Christ's [return],

Anderson New Testament

in order that you may distinguish things that differ, to the end that you may be pure and blameless till the day of Christ,

Bible in Basic English

So that you may give your approval to the best things; that you may be true and without wrongdoing till the day of Christ;

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

that being capable to distinguish what is best, you may remain stedfastly sincere until the day of Christ,

Darby Translation

that ye may judge of and approve the things that are more excellent, in order that ye may be pure and without offence for Christ's day,

Godbey New Testament

in order that you may distinguish those things which differ; that you may be pure and without offence in the day of Christ;

Goodspeed New Testament

so that you may have a sense of what is vital, and may be men of transparent character and blameless life, in preparation for the Day of Christ,

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

that ye may approve the best, that ye may be sincere and without offense until the day of Christ,

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

That you may approve things that are excellent; that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ;

Lexham Expanded Bible

so that you may approve what is superior, in order that you may be sincere and blameless in the day of Christ,

Modern King James verseion

that you may distinguish between things that differ, that you may be sincere and without offense until the day of Jesus Christ,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that ye might accept things most excellent, that ye might be pure and such as should hurt no man's conscience, until the day of Christ;

Moffatt New Testament

so that you may be transparent and no harm to anyone in view of the day of Christ,

Montgomery New Testament

for testing things that differ, so that you may be pure and blameless until the day of Christ,

NET Bible

so that you can decide what is best, and thus be sincere and blameless for the day of Christ,

New Heart English Bible

so that you may approve the things that are excellent; that you may be sincere and without offense to the day of Christ;

Noyes New Testament

so that ye may approve the things that are most excellent, in order that ye may be pure and without offence against the day of Christ,

Sawyer New Testament

that you may prove the excellent, that you may be without fault and without offense in the day of Christ,

The Emphasized Bible

To the end ye may be putting to the test the things that differ, in order that ye may be incorrupt and may give no occasion of stumbling, unto the day of Christ,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that ye may prove the things that are excellent, in order that ye may be sincere and without offence unto the day of Christ;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Until you are able to appreciate all moral distinctions. And I pray, too, that you may be kept pure and blameless against the Day of Christ,

Webster

That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ;

Weymouth New Testament

so that you may be men of transparent character, and may be blameless, in preparation for the day of Christ,

Williams New Testament

so that you may always approve the better things, and be men of transparent character and blameless life,

World English Bible

so that you may approve the things that are excellent; that you may be sincere and without offense to the day of Christ;

Worrell New Testament

so that ye may approve the things that are excellent; that ye may be pure and without offense to the day of Christ;

Worsley New Testament

that ye may try things that differ, that ye may be sincere and without offence until the day of Christ;

Youngs Literal Translation

for your proving the things that differ, that ye may be pure and offenceless -- to a day of Christ,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

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

δοκιμάζω 
Dokimazo 
Usage: 20

διαφέρω 
Diaphero 
Usage: 8

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ye may be
ὦ 
be, may be, should be, is, might be, were, not tr,
Usage: 41

εἰλικρινής 
heilikrines 
Usage: 2

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἀπρόσκοπος 
Aproskopos 
Usage: 3

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the day
ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

Devotionals

Devotionals about Philippians 1:10

Images Philippians 1:10

Prayers for Philippians 1:10

Context Readings

Prayer For Spiritual Maturity

9 And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment, 10 so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ; 11 having been filled with the fruit of righteousness which comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.


Cross References

1 Thessalonians 3:13

so that He may establish your hearts without blame in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all His saints.

Romans 12:2

And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.

1 Corinthians 1:8

who will also confirm you to the end, blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Philippians 1:6

For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 5:23

Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Acts 24:16

"In view of this, I also do my best to maintain always a blameless conscience both before God and before men.

Romans 2:18

and know His will and approve the things that are essential, being instructed out of the Law,

Genesis 20:5

"Did he not himself say to me, 'She is my sister'? And she herself said, 'He is my brother ' In the integrity of my heart and the innocence of my hands I have done this."

Joshua 24:14

"Now, therefore, fear the LORD and serve Him in sincerity and truth; and put away the gods which your fathers served beyond the River and in Egypt, and serve the LORD.

Job 12:11

"Does not the ear test words, As the palate tastes its food?

Job 34:3

"For the ear tests words As the palate tastes food.

Isaiah 7:15-16

"He will eat curds and honey at the time He knows enough to refuse evil and choose good.

Amos 5:14-15

Seek good and not evil, that you may live; And thus may the LORD God of hosts be with you, Just as you have said!

Micah 3:2

"You who hate good and love evil, Who tear off their skin from them And their flesh from their bones,

Matthew 16:23

But He turned and said to Peter, "Get behind Me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to Me; for you are not setting your mind on God's interests, but man's."

Matthew 18:6-7

but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him to have a heavy millstone hung around his neck, and to be drowned in the depth of the sea.

Matthew 26:33

But Peter said to Him, "Even though all may fall away because of You, I will never fall away."

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming to Him, and said of him, "Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom there is no deceit!"

John 3:20

"For everyone who does evil hates the Light, and does not come to the Light for fear that his deeds will be exposed.

Romans 7:16

But if I do the very thing I do not want to do, I agree with the Law, confessing that the Law is good.

Romans 7:22

For I joyfully concur with the law of God in the inner man,

Romans 8:7

because the mind set on the flesh is hostile toward God; for it does not subject itself to the law of God, for it is not even able to do so,

Romans 12:9

Let love be without hypocrisy Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.

Romans 14:20-21

Do not tear down the work of God for the sake of food All things indeed are clean, but they are evil for the man who eats and gives offense.

Romans 16:17

Now I urge you, brethren, keep your eye on those who cause dissensions and hindrances contrary to the teaching which you learned, and turn away from them.

1 Corinthians 8:13

Therefore, if food causes my brother to stumble, I will never eat meat again, so that I will not cause my brother to stumble.

1 Corinthians 10:32

Give no offense either to Jews or to Greeks or to the church of God;

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our proud confidence is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and godly sincerity, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially toward you.

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not like many, peddling the word of God, but as from sincerity, but as from God, we speak in Christ in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 6:3

giving no cause for offense in anything, so that the ministry will not be discredited,

2 Corinthians 8:8

I am not speaking this as a command, but as proving through the earnestness of others the sincerity of your love also.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.

Galatians 5:11

But I, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? Then the stumbling block of the cross has been abolished.

Ephesians 4:15

but speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ,

Ephesians 5:10

trying to learn what is pleasing to the Lord.

Ephesians 5:27

that He might present to Himself the church in all her glory, having no spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that she would be holy and blameless.

Ephesians 6:24

Grace be with all those who love our Lord Jesus Christ with incorruptible love.

Philippians 1:16

the latter do it out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the gospel;

1 Thessalonians 5:21

But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good;

Hebrews 5:12-14

For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you have need again for someone to teach you the elementary principles of the oracles of God, and you have come to need milk and not solid food.

1 John 4:1

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

Revelation 2:2

'I know your deeds and your toil and perseverance, and that you cannot tolerate evil men, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and you found them to be false;



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