Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, cultivate your own salvation with fear and trembling.

New American Standard Bible

So then, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your salvation with fear and trembling;

King James Version

Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

Holman Bible

So then, my dear friends, just as you have always obeyed, not only in my presence, but now even more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

International Standard Version

And so, my dear friends, just as you have always obeyed, not only when I was with you but even more now that I am absent, continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling.

A Conservative Version

Therefore my beloved, just as ye have always obeyed, not only as in my presence, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

American Standard Version

So then, my beloved, even as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling;

Amplified

Therefore, my dear ones, as you have always obeyed [my suggestions], so now, not only [with the enthusiasm you would show] in my presence but much more because I am absent, work out (cultivate, carry out to the goal, and fully complete) your own salvation with reverence and awe and trembling (self-distrust, with serious caution, tenderness of conscience, watchfulness against temptation, timidly shrinking from whatever might offend God and discredit the name of Christ).

An Understandable Version

So then, my dear ones, just as you people were always obedient [to my teaching] when I was there with you, so now, in my absence [also], be [obedient] all the more. [Continue to] complete your own salvation [i.e., by living faithfully to the end. See Rom. 13:11] with fear and trembling [i.e., with a reverent and submissive spirit],

Anderson New Testament

So, then, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling;

Bible in Basic English

So then, my loved ones, as you have at all times done what I say, not only when I am present, but now much more when I am not with you, give yourselves to working out your salvation with fear in your hearts;

Common New Testament

Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your salvation with fear and trembling;

Daniel Mace New Testament

Wherefore, my beloved, as you have always obey'd the gospel, not only when I was with you, but much more now while I am absent, continue the work of your own salvation, whatever persecutions you apprehend:

Darby Translation

So that, my beloved, even as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much rather in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling,

Godbey New Testament

So, my beloved brethren, as you have always harkened, not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling;

Goodspeed New Testament

So, my dear friends, as you have always been obedient, with reverence and awe make every effort to insure your salvation, not simply as though I were with you, but all the more because I am away.

John Wesley New Testament

Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but much more now in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore, my beloved, as ye have always hearkened, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own saving health with fear and trembling.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore, my beloved, as ye have always listened, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, with fear and tremor effect your own salvation.

King James 2000

Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore my dear friends, just as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore, my dearly beloved, as ye have always obeyed - not when I was present only, but now much more in mine absence - even so work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

Moffatt New Testament

Therefore, my beloved, as you have been obedient always and not simply when I was present, so, now that I am absent, work all the more strenuously at your salvation with reverence and trembling,

Montgomery New Testament

And so, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence, with reverence and self-distrust work out your own salvation;

NET Bible

So then, my dear friends, just as you have always obeyed, not only in my presence but even more in my absence, continue working out your salvation with awe and reverence,

New Heart English Bible

So then, my beloved, even as you have always obeyed, not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

Noyes New Testament

So then, my beloved, as ye always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling;

Sawyer New Testament

And so, my beloved, as you always obeyed, not in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your salvation with fear and trembling;

The Emphasized Bible

So, then, my beloved - even as ye have always obeyed, not asin my presence only, but, now, much more, in my absence, with fear and trembling, your own salvation, be working out;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always been obedient, not only during my presence with you, but now much more in my absence, with fear and trembling work out your own salvation.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always been obedient in the past, so now work out your own Salvation with anxious care, not only when I am with you, but all the more now that I am absent.

Webster

Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

Weymouth New Testament

Therefore, my dearly-loved friends, as I have always found you obedient, labour earnestly with fear and trembling--not merely as though I were present with you, but much more now since I am absent from you--labour earnestly, I say, to make sure of your own salvation.

Williams New Testament

So, my dearly loved friends, as you have always been obedient, so now with reverence and awe keep on working clear down to the finishing point of your salvation not only as though I were with you but much more because I am away;

World English Bible

So then, my beloved, even as you have always obeyed, not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

Worrell New Testament

So then, my beloved, as ye always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling;

Worsley New Testament

Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed the gospel, not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence; be still working out your own salvation though with fear and trembling:

Youngs Literal Translation

So that, my beloved, as ye always obey, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, with fear and trembling your own salvation work out,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὥστε 
hoste 
so that , wherefore , insomuch that , therefore , that , so then , to , as , insomuch as
Usage: 72

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
μοῦ 
Mou 
μοῦ 
Mou 
my , me , mine , I , mine own
my , me , mine , I , mine own
my , me , mine , I , mine own
Usage: 313
Usage: 313
Usage: 313

G27
ἀγαπητός 
Agapetos 
Usage: 60

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
ὡς 
Hos 
as , even as , according as , when , according to , how , as well as
as , when , how , as it were , about ,
Usage: 141
Usage: 417

ye have
ὑπακούω 
Hupakouo 
obey , be obedient to , hearken
Usage: 20

πάντοτε 
Pantote 
Usage: 30

ὑπακούω 
Hupakouo 
obey , be obedient to , hearken
Usage: 20

not
μή 
me 
not , no , that not , God forbid 9 , lest , neither , no man , but , none , not translated ,
Usage: 493

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

παρουσία 
Parousia 
Usage: 21

μόνον 
Monon 
only , alone , but
Usage: 62

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but , yea , yet , nevertheless , howbeit , nay , therefore , save , not tr ,
Usage: 461

now
νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
many , much , great ,
Usage: 292

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

ἀπουσία 
Apousia 
Usage: 1

κατεργάζομαι 
Katergazomai 
work , do , do deed , to perform , cause , work out
Usage: 24

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

σωτηρία 
Soteria 
Usage: 43

with
μετά 
meta 
with , after , among , hereafter , afterward , against , not tr ,
Usage: 346

φόβος 
Phobos 
fear , terror ,
Usage: 46

and

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Philippians 2:12

Devotionals containing Philippians 2:12

References

Images Philippians 2:12

Context Readings

Holding Fast To The Word Of Life

11 and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. 12 Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, cultivate your own salvation with fear and trembling. 13 For it is God who works in you both to will and to do of His good pleasure.


Cross References

Luke 13:23-24

And one said to Him, Lord, are the ones being saved few? And He said to them,

2 Peter 1:5-10

But also in this very thing, bringing in all diligence, filling out your faith with virtue, and with virtue, knowledge;

Matthew 11:29

Take My yoke on you and learn of Me, for I am meek and lowly in heart, and you shall find rest to your souls.

John 6:27-29

Do not labor for the food that perishes, but for that food which endures to everlasting life, which the Son of Man will give you. For God the Father sealed Him.

Romans 13:11-14

This also, knowing the time, that it is already time to awake out of sleep; for now our salvation is nearer than when we believed.

1 Corinthians 15:58

So that, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not without fruit in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 7:15

And his tender feelings are more abundant toward you, remembering the obedience of you all, as you received him with fear and trembling.

Galatians 6:7-9

Do not be deceived, God is not mocked. For whatever a man sows, that he also will reap.

Philippians 1:5

for your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now;

Philippians 3:13-14

My brothers, I do not count myself to have taken possession, but one thing I do, forgetting the things behind and reaching forward to the things before,

Hebrews 4:11

Therefore let us labor to enter into that rest, lest anyone fall after the same example of unbelief.

1 Peter 2:11

Dearly beloved, I exhort you as temporary residents and pilgrims to abstain from fleshly lusts which war against the soul,

2 Peter 3:18

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

Isaiah 66:2

For all those My hand has made, and all those exist, says Jehovah. But to this one I will look, to the afflicted and contrite spirit, and the one who trembles at My Word.

Philippians 1:29

For to you it is given on behalf of Christ not only to believe on Him, but also to suffer for His sake,

Philippians 4:1

Therefore, my brothers, ones loved and longed for, my joy and crown, stand fast in this way in the Lord, beloved ones.

Philippians 4:15

Now you Philippians know also that in the beginning of the gospel, when I departed from Macedonia, no church communicated with me as regards giving and receiving, except you alone.

1 Thessalonians 1:3

remembering without ceasing your work of faith and labor of love and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father,

2 Timothy 2:10

Therefore I endure all things for the sake of the elect, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

Hebrews 4:1

Therefore, a promise being left to enter into His rest, let us fear lest any of you should seem to come short of it.

Hebrews 5:9

And being perfected, He became the Author of eternal salvation to all those who obey Him,

Hebrews 6:10-11

For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love which you have shown toward His name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and do minister.

Hebrews 12:1

Therefore since we also are surrounded with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight and the sin which so easily besets us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

Hebrews 12:28-29

Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us have grace, by which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear,

Ezra 10:3

And now let us make a covenant with our God to put away all the women, and such as have been born of them, according to the counsel of the Lord, and of those who tremble at the commandment of our God. And let it be done according to the Law.

Psalm 2:11

Serve Jehovah with fear, and rejoice with trembling.

Psalm 119:120

My flesh trembles in fear of You; and I am afraid of Your judgments.

Proverbs 10:16

The labor of the righteous tends to life; the fruit of the wicked tends to sin.

Proverbs 13:4

The soul of the sluggard desires and has nothing; but the soul of the hard worker shall be made fat.

Isaiah 66:5

Hear the Word of Jehovah, you who tremble at His Word; your brothers who hated you, who cast you out for My name's sake, said, Let Jehovah be glorified. But He will appear to your joy, and they will be ashamed.

Matthew 11:12

And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of Heaven is taken by violence, and the violent take it by force.

Acts 9:6

And trembling and astonished, he said, Lord, what will You have me to do? And the Lord said to him, Arise and go into the city, and you shall be told what you must do.

Acts 16:29

Then asking for a light he rushed in and fell trembling before Paul and Silas.

Romans 2:7

indeed to those who with patience in good work are seeking for glory, and honor, and incorruptibility, everlasting life.

1 Corinthians 2:3

And I was with you in weakness and in fear, and in much trembling.

1 Corinthians 4:14

I do not write these things to shame you, but as my beloved children I warn you.

1 Corinthians 9:20-27

And to the Jews I became as a Jew, so that I might gain the Jews. To those who are under the Law, I became as under the Law, so that I might gain those who are under the Law.

Ephesians 6:5

Slaves, obey your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as to Christ;

Philippians 1:27

Only let your conduct be as becomes the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you, or else am absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand fast in one spirit, striving together with one mind for the faith of the gospel,

Philippians 2:19

But I trust in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy shortly to you, so that I also may be of good comfort when I know your state.



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