Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

so that you may be men of transparent character, and may be blameless, in preparation for 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;

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;

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 it is my prayer that your love may be more and more accompanied by clear knowledge and keen perception, for testing things that differ, 10 so that you may be men of transparent character, and may be blameless, in preparation for the day of Christ, 11 being filled with these fruits of righteousness which come through Jesus Christ-- to the glory and praise of God.


Cross References

1 Thessalonians 3:13

Thus He will build up your characters, so that you will be faultlessly holy in the presence of our God and Father at the Coming of our Lord Jesus with all His holy ones.

Romans 12:2

And do not follow the customs of the present age, but be transformed by the entire renewal of your minds, so that you may learn by experience what God's will is--that will which is good and beautiful and perfect.

1 Corinthians 1:8

who will also keep you stedfast to the very End, so that you will be free from reproach on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Philippians 1:6

For of this I am confident, that He who has begun a good work within you will go on to perfect it in preparation for the day of Jesus Christ.

1 Thessalonians 5:23

And may God Himself who gives peace, make you entirely holy; and may your spirits, souls and bodies be preserved complete and be found blameless at the Coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Acts 24:16

This too is my own earnest endeavour--always to have a clear conscience in relation to God and man.

Romans 2:18

and know the supreme will, and can test things that differ--being a man who receives instruction from the Law--

Romans 2:18

and know the supreme will, and can test things that differ--being a man who receives instruction from the Law--

Romans 2:18

and know the supreme will, and can test things that differ--being a man who receives instruction from the Law--

Romans 2:18

and know the supreme will, and can test things that differ--being a man who receives instruction from the Law--

Romans 2:18

and know the supreme will, and can test things that differ--being a man who receives instruction from the Law--

Romans 2:18-16

and know the supreme will, and can test things that differ--being a man who receives instruction from the Law--

Romans 2:18-15

and know the supreme will, and can test things that differ--being a man who receives instruction from the Law--

Romans 2:18

and know the supreme will, and can test things that differ--being a man who receives instruction from the Law--

Matthew 16:23

But He turned and said to Peter, "Get behind me, Adversary; you are a hindrance to me, because your thoughts are not God's thoughts, but men's."

Matthew 18:6-7

But whoever shall occasion the fall of one of these little ones who believe in me, it would be better for him to have a millstone hung round his neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea.

Matthew 26:33

"All may stumble and fail," said Peter, "but I never will."

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael approaching, and said of him, "Look! here is a true Israelite, in whom there is no deceitfulness!"

John 3:20

For every wrongdoer hates the light, and does not come to the light, for fear his actions should be exposed and condemned.

Romans 7:16

But if I do that which I do not desire to do, I admit the excellence of the Law,

Romans 7:22

For in my inmost self all my sympathy is with the Law of God;

Romans 8:7

Abandonment to earthly things is a state of enmity to God. Such a mind does not submit to God's Law, and indeed cannot do so.

Romans 12:9

Let your love be perfectly sincere. Regard with horror what is evil; cling to what is right.

Romans 14:20-21

Do not for food's sake be throwing down God's work. All food is pure; but a man is in the wrong if his food is a snare to others.

Romans 16:17

But I beseech you, brethren, to keep a watch on those who are causing the divisions among you, and are leading others into sin, in defiance of the instruction which you have received; and habitually to shun them.

1 Corinthians 8:13

Therefore if what I eat causes my brother to fall, never again to the end of my days will I touch any kind of animal food, for fear I should cause my brother to fall.

1 Corinthians 10:32

Do not be causes of stumbling either to Jews or to Gentiles, nor to the Church of God.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For the reason for our boasting is this--the testimony of our own conscience that it was in holiness and with pure motives before God, and in reliance not on worldly wisdom but on the gracious help of God, that we have conducted ourselves in the world, and above all in our relations with you.

2 Corinthians 2:17

We are; for, unlike most teachers, we are not fraudulent hucksters of God's Message; but with transparent motives, as commissioned by God, in God's presence and in communion with Christ, so we speak.

2 Corinthians 6:3

We endeavour to give people no cause for stumbling in anything, lest the work we are doing should fall into discredit.

2 Corinthians 8:8

I am not saying this by way of command, but to test by the standard of other men's earnestness the genuineness of your love also.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For men of this stamp are sham apostles, dishonest workmen, assuming the garb of Apostles of Christ.

Galatians 5:11

As for me, brethren, if I am still a preacher of circumcision, how is it that I am still suffering persecution? In that case the Cross has ceased to be a stumbling-block!

Ephesians 4:15

But we shall lovingly hold to the truth, and shall in all respects grow up into union with Him who is our Head, even Christ.

Ephesians 5:10

and learn in your own experiences what is fully pleasing to the Lord.

Ephesians 5:27

that He might present the Church to Himself a glorious bride, without spot or wrinkle or any other defect, but to be holy and unblemished.

Ephesians 6:24

May grace be with all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with perfect sincerity.

Philippians 1:16

These latter preach Him from love to me, knowing that I am here for the defence of the Good News;

1 Thessalonians 5:21

but test all such, and retain hold of the good.

Hebrews 5:12-14

For although, considering the long time you have been believers, you ought now to be teachers of others, you really need some one to teach you over again the very rudiments of the truths of God, and you have come to require milk instead of solid food.

1 John 4:1

Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but put the spirits to the test to see whether they are from God; for many false teachers have gone out into the world.

Revelation 2:2

I know your doings and your toil and patient suffering. And I know that you cannot tolerate wicked men, but have put to the test those who say that they themselves are Apostles but are not, and you have found them to be liars.

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