Parallel Verses

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 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

So then, my dear ones, just as you have always obeyed [my instructions with enthusiasm], not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence, continue to work out your salvation [that is, cultivate it, bring it to full effect, actively pursue spiritual maturity] with awe-inspired fear and trembling [using serious caution and critical self-evaluation to avoid anything that might offend God or 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.

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 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.

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;

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,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὥστε 
hoste 
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 
Usage: 20

πάντοτε 
Pantote 
Usage: 30

ὑπακούω 
Hupakouo 
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 
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 
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 every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord to the glory of God the Father. 12 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, 13 for the one bringing forth in you both the desire and the effort -- for the sake of his good pleasure -- is God.


Cross References

Luke 13:23-24

Someone asked him, "Lord, will only a few be saved?" So he said to them,

2 Peter 1:5-10

For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith excellence, to excellence, knowledge;

Matthew 11:29

Take my yoke on you and learn from me, because I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

John 6:27-29

Do not work for the food that disappears, but for the food that remains to eternal life -- the food which the Son of Man will give to you. For God the Father has put his seal of approval on him."

Romans 13:11-14

And do this because we know the time, that it is already the hour for us to awake from sleep, for our salvation is now nearer than when we became believers.

1 Corinthians 15:58

So then, dear brothers and sisters, be firm. Do not be moved! Always be outstanding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 7:15

And his affection for you is much greater when he remembers the obedience of you all, how you welcomed him with fear and trembling.

Galatians 6:7-9

Do not be deceived. God will not be made a fool. For a person will reap what he sows,

Philippians 1:5

because of your participation in the gospel from the first day until now.

Philippians 3:13-14

Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself to have attained this. Instead I am single-minded: Forgetting the things that are behind and reaching out for the things that are ahead,

Hebrews 4:11

Thus we must make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one may fall by following the same pattern of disobedience.

1 Peter 2:11

Dear friends, I urge you as foreigners and exiles to keep away from fleshly desires that do battle against the soul,

2 Peter 3:18

But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the honor both now and on that eternal day.

Isaiah 66:2

My hand made them; that is how they came to be," says the Lord. I show special favor to the humble and contrite, who respect what I have to say.

Philippians 1:29

For it has been granted to you not only to believe in Christ but also to suffer for him,

Philippians 4:1

So then, my brothers and sisters, dear friends whom I long to see, my joy and crown, stand in the Lord in this way, my dear friends!

Philippians 4:15

And as you Philippians know, at the beginning of my gospel ministry, when I left Macedonia, no church shared with me in this matter of giving and receiving except you alone.

1 Thessalonians 1:3

because we recall in the presence of our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and endurance of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Timothy 2:10

So I endure all things for the sake of those chosen by God, that they too may obtain salvation in Christ Jesus and its eternal glory.

Hebrews 4:1

Therefore we must be wary that, while the promise of entering his rest remains open, none of you may seem to have come short of it.

Hebrews 5:9

And by being perfected in this way, he became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him,

Hebrews 6:10-11

For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love you have demonstrated for his name, in having served and continuing to serve the saints.

Hebrews 12:1

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, we must get rid of every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and run with endurance the race set out for us,

Hebrews 12:28-29

So since we are receiving an unshakable kingdom, let us give thanks, and through this let us offer worship pleasing to God in devotion and awe.

Ezra 10:3

Therefore let us enact a covenant with our God to send away all these women and their offspring, in keeping with your counsel, my lord, and that of those who respect the commandments of our God. And let it be done according to the law.

Psalm 2:11

Serve the Lord in fear! Repent in terror!

Psalm 119:120

My body trembles because I fear you; I am afraid of your judgments.

Proverbs 10:16

The reward which the righteous receive is life; the recompense which the wicked receive is judgment.

Proverbs 13:4

The appetite of the sluggard craves but gets nothing, but the desire of the diligent will be abundantly satisfied.

Isaiah 66:5

Hear the word of the Lord, you who respect what he has to say! Your countrymen, who hate you and exclude you, supposedly for the sake of my name, say, "May the Lord be glorified, then we will witness your joy." But they will be put to shame.

Matthew 11:12

From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven has suffered violence, and forceful people lay hold of it.

Acts 9:6

But stand up and enter the city and you will be told what you must do."

Acts 16:29

Calling for lights, the jailer rushed in and fell down trembling at the feet of Paul and Silas.

Romans 2:7

eternal life to those who by perseverance in good works seek glory and honor and immortality,

1 Corinthians 2:3

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

1 Corinthians 4:14

I am not writing these things to shame you, but to correct you as my dear children.

1 Corinthians 9:20-27

To the Jews I became like a Jew to gain the Jews. To those under the law I became like one under the law (though I myself am not under the law) to gain those under the law.

Ephesians 6:5

Slaves, obey your human masters with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart as to Christ,

Philippians 1:27

Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ so that -- whether I come and see you or whether I remain absent -- I should hear that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind, by contending side by side for the faith of the gospel,

Philippians 2:19

Now I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, so that I too may be encouraged by hearing news about you.

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