Parallel Verses

King James Version

That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till 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;

Holman Bible

so that you can approve the things that are superior 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 yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment; 10 That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ; 11 Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.


Cross References

1 Thessalonians 3:13

To the end he may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.

Romans 12:2

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

1 Corinthians 1:8

Who shall also confirm you unto the end, that ye may be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Philippians 1:6

Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:

1 Thessalonians 5:23

And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Acts 24:16

And herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offence toward God, and toward men.

Romans 2:18

And knowest his will, and approvest the things that are more excellent, being instructed out of the law;

Genesis 20:5

Said he not unto me, She is my sister? and she, even she herself said, He is my brother: in the integrity of my heart and innocency of my hands have I done this.

Joshua 24:14

Now therefore fear the LORD, and serve him in sincerity and in truth: and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the flood, and in Egypt; and serve ye the LORD.

Job 12:11

Doth not the ear try words? and the mouth taste his meat?

Job 34:3

For the ear trieth words, as the mouth tasteth meat.

Isaiah 7:15-16

Butter and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse the evil, and choose the good.

Amos 5:14-15

Seek good, and not evil, that ye may live: and so the LORD, the God of hosts, shall be with you, as ye have spoken.

Micah 3:2

Who hate the good, and love the evil; who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;

Matthew 16:23

But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.

Matthew 18:6-7

But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.

Matthew 26:33

Peter answered and said unto him, Though all men shall be offended because of thee, yet will I never be offended.

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!

John 3:20

For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.

Romans 7:16

If then I do that which I would not, I consent unto the law that it is good.

Romans 7:22

For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:

Romans 8:7

Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.

Romans 12:9

Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

Romans 14:20-21

For meat destroy not the work of God. All things indeed are pure; but it is evil for that man who eateth with offence.

Romans 16:17

Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them.

1 Corinthians 8:13

Wherefore, if meat make my brother to offend, I will eat no flesh while the world standeth, lest I make my brother to offend.

1 Corinthians 10:32

Give none offence, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God:

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.

2 Corinthians 6:3

Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed:

2 Corinthians 8:8

I speak not by commandment, but by occasion of the forwardness of others, and to prove the sincerity of your love.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.

Galatians 5:11

And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then is the offence of the cross ceased.

Ephesians 4:15

But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

Ephesians 5:10

Proving what is acceptable unto the Lord.

Ephesians 5:27

That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

Ephesians 6:24

Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity. Amen.

Philippians 1:16

The one preach Christ of contention, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my bonds:

1 Thessalonians 5:21

Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

Hebrews 5:12-14

For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.

1 John 4:1

Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

Revelation 2:2

I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars:

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