Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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;

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 I pray this: that your love will keep on growing in knowledge and every kind of discernment, 10 so that you can determine what really matters and can be pure and blameless in the day of Christ, 11 filled with the fruit of righteousness that [comes] through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.


Cross References

1 Thessalonians 3:13

May He make your hearts blameless in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all His saints. Amen.

Romans 12:2

Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may discern what is the good, pleasing, and perfect will of God.

1 Corinthians 1:8

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

Philippians 1:6

I am sure of this, that He who started a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 5:23

Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely. And may your spirit, soul, and body be kept sound and blameless for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Acts 24:16

I always do my best to have a clear conscience toward God and men.

Romans 2:18

and know His will, and approve the things that are superior, being instructed from the law,

Genesis 20:5

Didn't he himself say to me, 'She is my sister'? And she herself said, 'He is my brother.' I did this with a clear conscience and clean hands."

Joshua 24:14

"Therefore, fear the Lord and worship Him in sincerity and truth. Get rid of the gods your ancestors worshiped beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt, and worship the Lord.

Job 12:11

Doesn't the ear test words as the palate tastes food?

Job 34:3

Doesn't the ear test words as the palate tastes food?

Isaiah 7:15-16

By the time he learns to reject what is bad and choose what is good, he will be eating butter and honey.

Amos 5:14-15

Seek good and not evil so that you may live, and the Lord, the God of Hosts, will be with you, as you have claimed.

Micah 3:2

You hate good and love evil. You tear off the skin of people and [strip] their flesh from their bones.

Matthew 16:23

But He turned and told Peter, "Get behind Me, Satan! You are an offense to Me because you're not thinking about God's concerns, but man's."

Matthew 18:6-7

"But whoever causes the downfall of one of these little ones who believe in Me-it would be better for him if a heavy millstone were hung around his neck and he were drowned in the depths of the sea!

Matthew 26:33

Peter told Him, "Even if everyone runs away because of You, I will never run away!"

John 1:47

Then Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward Him and said about him, "Here is a true Israelite; no deceit is in him."

John 3:20

For everyone who practices wicked things hates the light and avoids it, so that his deeds may not be exposed.

Romans 7:16

And if I do what I do not want to do, I agree with the law that it is good.

Romans 7:22

For in my inner self I joyfully agree with God's law.

Romans 8:7

For the mind-set of the flesh is hostile to God because it does not submit itself to God's law, for it is unable to do so.

Romans 12:9

Love must be without hypocrisy. Detest evil; cling to what is good.

Romans 14:20-21

Do not tear down God's work because of food. Everything is clean, but it is wrong for a man to cause stumbling by what he eats.

Romans 16:17

Now I implore you, brothers, watch out for those who cause dissensions and pitfalls contrary to the doctrine you have learned. Avoid them;

1 Corinthians 8:13

Therefore, if food causes my brother to fall, I will never again eat meat, so that I won't cause my brother to fall.

1 Corinthians 10:32

Give no offense to the Jews or the Greeks or the church of God,

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our boast is this: the testimony of our conscience that we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially toward you, with God-given sincerity and purity, not by fleshly wisdom but by God's grace.

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not like the many who make a trade in God's message [for profit], but as those with sincerity, we speak in Christ, as from God and before God.

2 Corinthians 6:3

We give no opportunity for stumbling to anyone, so that the ministry will not be blamed.

2 Corinthians 8:8

I am not saying this as a command. Rather, by means of the diligence of others, I am testing the genuineness of your love.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

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

Galatians 5:11

Now brothers, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? In that case the offense of the cross has been abolished.

Ephesians 4:15

But speaking the truth in love, let us grow in every way into Him who is the head-Christ.

Ephesians 5:10

discerning what is pleasing to the Lord.

Ephesians 5:27

He did this to present the church to Himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but holy and blameless.

Ephesians 6:24

Grace be with all who have undying love for our Lord Jesus Christ.

Philippians 1:16

These do so out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the gospel;

1 Thessalonians 5:21

but test all things. Hold on to what is good.

Hebrews 5:12-14

For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic principles of God's revelation. You need milk, not solid food.

1 John 4:1

Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to determine if they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

Revelation 2:2

I know your works, your labor, and your endurance, and that you cannot tolerate evil. You have tested those who call themselves apostles and are not, and you have found them to be liars.

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