Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

Holman Bible

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

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 more and more [displaying itself in greater depth] in real knowledge and in practical insight,

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,

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,

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 I long after all of you in the tender mercies of Christ Jesus. 9 This I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all discernment; 10 so that you may approve the things that are excellent; that you may be sincere and without offense to the day of Christ;


Cross References

1 Thessalonians 3:12

and the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we also do toward you,

Colossians 1:9

For this cause, we also, since the day we heard this, don't cease praying and making requests for you, that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

Colossians 3:10

and have put on the new man, who is being renewed in knowledge after the image of his Creator,

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We are bound to always give thanks to God for you, brothers, even as it is appropriate, because your faith grows exceedingly, and the love of each and every one of you towards one another abounds;

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We are bound to always give thanks to God for you, brothers, even as it is appropriate, because your faith grows exceedingly, and the love of each and every one of you towards one another abounds;

1 Peter 1:22

Seeing you have purified your souls in your obedience to the truth through the Spirit in sincere brotherly affection, love one another from the heart fervently:

2 Peter 1:5-6

Yes, and for this very cause adding on your part all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence; and in moral excellence, knowledge;

2 Corinthians 8:7

But as you abound in everything, in faith, utterance, knowledge, all earnestness, and in your love to us, see that you also abound in this grace.

1 Thessalonians 4:9-10

But concerning brotherly love, you have no need that one write to you. For you yourselves are taught by God to love one another,

Job 17:9

Yet shall the righteous hold on his way. He who has clean hands shall grow stronger and stronger.

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brothers, don't be children in thoughts, yet in malice be babies, but in thoughts be mature.

Ephesians 5:17

Therefore don't be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

Philippians 3:15-16

Let us therefore, as many as are perfect, think this way. If in anything you think otherwise, God will also reveal that to you.

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Finally then, brothers, we beg and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, that you abound more and more.

Hebrews 5:14

But solid food is for those who are full grown, who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern 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 forever. Amen.

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is like the dawning light, that shines more and more until the perfect day.

Matthew 13:31-33

He set another parable before them, saying, "The Kingdom of Heaven is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field;

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