Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

And I pray this: that your love will keep on growing in knowledge and every kind of discernment,

New American Standard Bible

And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,

King James Version

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;

International Standard Version

And this is my prayer, that your love will keep on growing more and more with full knowledge and insight,

A Conservative Version

And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment

American Standard Version

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all discernment;

Amplified

And this I pray: that your love may abound yet more and more and extend to its fullest development in knowledge and all keen insight [that your love may display itself in greater depth of acquaintance and more comprehensive discernment],

An Understandable Version

And I pray that your love may grow stronger and stronger, [along] with how much you know, and [that you may grow] in your ability to comprehend things.

Anderson New Testament

I also pray for this, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all understanding,

Bible in Basic English

And my prayer is that you may be increased more and more in knowledge and experience;

Common New Testament

And this is my prayer, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,

Daniel Mace New Testament

and the favour I ask of him is this, that your kindness to me may be crown'd with farther improvements in knowledge and all prudence;

Darby Translation

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in full knowledge and all intelligence,

Godbey New Testament

And I pray this, that your divine love may yet more and more abound in perfect knowledge and all understanding;

Goodspeed New Testament

And it is my prayer that your love may grow richer and richer in knowledge and perfect insight,

John Wesley New Testament

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more, in all knowledge and in all spiritual sense,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And this I pray that your charity may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all perception,

Julia Smith Translation

And this I prey, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all intelligence;

King James 2000

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And this I pray: that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment,

Modern King James verseion

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in full knowledge and in all perception;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And this I pray, that your love may increase more and more in knowledge, and in all feeling,

Moffatt New Testament

And it is my prayer that your love may be more and more rich in knowledge and all manner of insight, enabling you to have a sense of what is vital,

Montgomery New Testament

And it is my prayer that your love may abound yet more and more in intelligence and insight

NET Bible

And I pray this, that your love may abound even more and more in knowledge and every kind of insight

New Heart English Bible

This I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all discernment;

Noyes New Testament

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all discernment;

Sawyer New Testament

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all understanding,

The Emphasized Bible

And, this, I pray - that, your love, may be, yet more and more, pre-eminent in personal knowledge and all perception,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all understanding;

Twentieth Century New Testament

And what I pray for is this--that your love may grow yet stronger and stronger, with increasing knowledge and all discernment,

Webster

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;

Weymouth New Testament

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,

Williams New Testament

And it is my prayer that your love may overflow still more and more, directed by fuller knowledge and keener insight,

World English Bible

This I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all discernment;

Worrell New Testament

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in full knowledge and all discernment;

Worsley New Testament

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all discernment;

Youngs Literal Translation

and this I pray, that your love yet more and more may abound in full knowledge, and all judgment,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

I pray
προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

περισσεύω 
Perisseuo 
Usage: 31

yet
ἔτι 
Eti 
Usage: 75

μᾶλλον 
Mallon 
μᾶλλον 
Mallon 
more, rather, the more, better ,
more, rather, the more, better ,
Usage: 66
Usage: 66

and



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

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ἐπίγνωσις 
Epignosis 
Usage: 20

in all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

Devotionals

Devotionals about Philippians 1:9

Images Philippians 1:9

Context Readings

Prayer For Spiritual Maturity

8 For God is my witness, how deeply I miss all of you with the affection of Christ Jesus. 9 And I pray this: that your love will keep on growing in knowledge and every kind of discernment, 10 so that you can approve the things that are superior and can be pure and blameless in the day of Christ,


Cross References

1 Thessalonians 3:12

And may the Lord cause you to increase and overflow with love for one another and for everyone, just as we also do for you.

Colossians 1:9

For this reason also, since the day we heard this, we haven’t stopped praying for you. We are asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,

Colossians 3:10

and have put on the new self. You are being renewed in knowledge according to the image of your Creator.

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We must always thank God for you, brothers. This is right, since your faith is flourishing and the love each one of you has for one another is increasing.

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We must always thank God for you, brothers. This is right, since your faith is flourishing and the love each one of you has for one another is increasing.

1 Peter 1:22

By obedience to the truth, having purified yourselves for sincere love of the brothers, love one another earnestly from a pure heart,

2 Peter 1:5-6

For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with goodness, goodness with knowledge,

2 Corinthians 8:7

Now as you excel in everything—faith, speech, knowledge, and in all diligence, and in your love for us—excel also in this grace.

1 Thessalonians 4:9-10

About brotherly love: You don’t need me to write you because you yourselves are taught by God to love one another.

Job 17:9

Yet the righteous person will hold to his way,
and the one whose hands are clean will grow stronger.

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brothers, don’t be childish in your thinking, but be infants in regard to evil and adult in your thinking.

Ephesians 5:17

So don’t be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is.

Philippians 3:15-16

Therefore, all who are mature should think this way. And if you think differently about anything, God will reveal this also to you.

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Finally then, brothers, we ask and encourage you in the Lord Jesus, that as you have received from us how you must walk and please God—as you are doing—do so even more.

Hebrews 5:14

But solid food is for the mature—for those whose senses have been trained to distinguish between good and evil.

2 Peter 3:18

But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

Proverbs 4:18

The path of the righteous is like the light of dawn,
shining brighter and brighter until midday.

Matthew 13:31-33

He presented another parable to them: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his field.

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