Parallel Verses

Amplified

[Not in your own strength] for it is God Who is all the while effectually at work in you [energizing and creating in you the power and desire], both to will and to work for His good pleasure and satisfaction and delight.

New American Standard Bible

for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure.

King James Version

For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

Holman Bible

For it is God who is working in you, enabling you both to desire and to work out His good purpose.

International Standard Version

For it is God who is producing in you both the desire and the ability to do what pleases him.

A Conservative Version

For it is God who works in you both to desire and to work for approval.

American Standard Version

for it is God who worketh in you both to will and to work, for his good pleasure.

An Understandable Version

for it is God who is at work in you, both to motivate the desire and to carry out what pleases Him.

Anderson New Testament

for it is God, who, of his good pleasure, works in you both the will and the power to perform.

Bible in Basic English

For it is God who is the cause of your desires and of your acts, for his good pleasure.

Common New Testament

for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for it is God that influences your desires and endeavours, out of his benevolence to you.

Darby Translation

for it is God who works in you both the willing and the working according to his good pleasure.

Godbey New Testament

for God is the one working in you both to will and to do, of his own good pleasure.

Goodspeed New Testament

For it is God who in his good will is at work in your hearts, inspiring your will and your action.

John Wesley New Testament

For it is God that worketh in you according to his good pleasure, both to will and to do.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For it is God who works in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

Julia Smith Translation

For God is working in you also to will and to work by benevolence.

King James 2000

For it is God who works in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the one at work in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure, is God.

Modern King James verseion

For it is God who works in you both to will and to do of His good pleasure.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For it is God which worketh in you both the will and also the deed, even of good will.

Moffatt New Testament

for it is God who in his goodwill enables you to will this and to achieve it.

Montgomery New Testament

for it is God who, in his good-will is ever working in you both will and deed.

NET Bible

for the one bringing forth in you both the desire and the effort -- for the sake of his good pleasure -- is God.

New Heart English Bible

For it is God who works in you both to will and to work, for his good pleasure.

Noyes New Testament

for it is God who worketh in you both to will and to work for his good pleasure.

Sawyer New Testament

for God works in you both to will and to work of his good pleasure.

The Emphasized Bible

For it is, God, who energiseth within you, both the desiring and the energising, in behalf of his good pleasure.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For it is God who worketh effectually in you both to will and to perform of his good pleasure.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Remember it is God who, in his kindness, is at work within you, enabling you both to will and to work.

Webster

For it is God who worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

Weymouth New Testament

For it is God Himself whose power creates within you the desire to do His gracious will and also brings about the accomplishment of the desire.

Williams New Testament

for it is God Himself who is at work in you to help you desire it as well as do it.

World English Bible

For it is God who works in you both to will and to work, for his good pleasure.

Worrell New Testament

for it is God Who is working in you both to will and to work for His good pleasure.

Worsley New Testament

for it is God that worketh in you both to will, and to work, out of his own good-pleasure.

Youngs Literal Translation

for God it is who is working in you both to will and to work for His good pleasure.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

it is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

ἐνεργέω 
Energeo 
Usage: 21

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

you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293


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

to will
θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

and

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

to do
ἐνεργέω 
Energeo 
Usage: 21

of
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

References

Easton

Fausets

Images Philippians 2:13

Context Readings

Holding Fast To The Word Of Life

12 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). 13 [Not in your own strength] for it is God Who is all the while effectually at work in you [energizing and creating in you the power and desire], both to will and to work for His good pleasure and satisfaction and delight. 14 Do all things without grumbling and faultfinding and complaining [ against God] and questioning and doubting [among yourselves],


Cross References

Hebrews 13:21

Strengthen (complete, perfect) and make you what you ought to be and equip you with everything good that you may carry out His will; [while He Himself] works in you and accomplishes that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ (the Messiah); to Whom be the glory forever and ever (to the ages of the ages). Amen (so be it).

Ezra 1:5

Then rose up the heads of the fathers' houses of Judah and Benjamin, and the priests and Levites, with all those whose spirits God had stirred up, to go up to rebuild the house of the Lord in Jerusalem.

1 Corinthians 12:6

And there are distinctive varieties of operation [of working to accomplish things], but it is the same God Who inspires and energizes them all in all.

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace (the unmerited favor and blessing) of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me was not [found to be] for nothing (fruitless and without effect). In fact, I worked harder than all of them [the apostles], though it was not really I, but the grace (the unmerited favor and blessing) of God which was with me.

Ephesians 1:5

For He foreordained us (destined us, planned in love for us) to be adopted (revealed) as His own children through Jesus Christ, in accordance with the purpose of His will [ because it pleased Him and was His kind intent] -- "

1 Kings 8:58

That He may incline our hearts to Him, to walk in all His ways and to keep His commandments, His statutes, and His precepts which He commanded our fathers.

1 Chronicles 29:14-18

But who am I, and what are my people, that we should retain strength and be able to offer thus so willingly? For all things come from You, and out of Your own [hand] we have given You.

2 Chronicles 30:12

Also the hand of God came upon Judah to give them one heart to do the commandment of the king and of the princes, by the word of the Lord.

Ezra 1:1

Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia [almost seventy years after the first Jewish captives were taken to Babylon], that the word of the Lord by the mouth of Jeremiah might begin to be accomplished, the Lord stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia so that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom and put it also in writing:

Ezra 7:27

Blessed be the Lord, the God of our fathers [said Ezra], Who put such a thing as this into the king's heart, to beautify the house of the Lord in Jerusalem,

Psalm 119:36

Incline my heart to Your testimonies and not to covetousness (robbery, sensuality, unworthy riches).

Psalm 141:4

Incline my heart not to submit or consent to any evil thing or to be occupied in deeds of wickedness with men who work iniquity; and let me not eat of their dainties.

Proverbs 21:1

The king's heart is in the hand of the Lord, as are the watercourses; He turns it whichever way He wills.

Isaiah 26:12

Lord, You will ordain peace (God's favor and blessings, both temporal and spiritual) for us, for You have also wrought in us and for us all our works.

Jeremiah 31:33

But this is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel: After those days, says the Lord, I will put My law within them, and on their hearts will I write it; and I will be their God, and they will be My people.

Jeremiah 32:38

And they will be My people, and I will be their God.

Luke 12:32

Do not be seized with alarm and struck with fear, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom!

John 3:27

John answered, A man can receive nothing [he can claim nothing, he can take unto himself nothing] except as it has been granted to him from heaven. [A man must be content to receive the gift which is given him from heaven; there is no other source.]

John 6:45

It is written in [the book of] the Prophets, And they shall all be taught of God [have Him in person for their Teacher]. Everyone who has listened to and learned from the Father comes to Me -- "

John 6:65

And He said, This is why I told you that no one can come to Me unless it is granted him [unless he is enabled to do so] by the Father.

Acts 11:21

And the presence of the Lord was with them with power, so that a great number [learned] to believe (to adhere to and trust in and rely on the Lord) and turned and surrendered themselves to Him.

Romans 9:11

And the children were yet unborn and had so far done nothing either good or evil. Even so, in order further to carry out God's purpose of selection (election, choice), which depends not on works or what men can do, but on Him Who calls [them],

Romans 9:16

So then [God's gift] is not a question of human will and human effort, but of God's mercy. [It depends not on one's own willingness nor on his strenuous exertion as in running a race, but on God's having mercy on him.]

2 Corinthians 3:5

Not that we are fit (qualified and sufficient in ability) of ourselves to form personal judgments or to claim or count anything as coming from us, but our power and ability and sufficiency are from God.

Ephesians 1:9

Making known to us the mystery (secret) of His will (of His plan, of His purpose). [And it is this:] In accordance with His good pleasure (His merciful intention) which He had previously purposed and set forth in Him,

Ephesians 1:11

In Him we also were made [God's] heritage (portion) and we obtained an inheritance; for we had been foreordained (chosen and appointed beforehand) in accordance with His purpose, Who works out everything in agreement with the counsel and design of His [own] will,

Ephesians 2:4-5

But God -- "so rich is He in His mercy! Because of and in order to satisfy the great and wonderful and intense love with which He loved us,

Ephesians 2:8

For it is by free grace (God's unmerited favor) that you are saved ( delivered from judgment and made partakers of Christ's salvation) through [your] faith. And this [salvation] is not of yourselves [of your own doing, it came not through your own striving], but it is the gift of God;

2 Thessalonians 1:11

With this in view we constantly pray for you, that our God may deem and count you worthy of [your] calling and [His] every gracious purpose of goodness, and with power may complete in [your] every particular work of faith (faith which is that leaning of the whole human personality on God in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness).

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

But we, brethren beloved by the Lord, ought and are obligated [as those who are in debt] to give thanks always to God for you, because God chose you from the beginning as His firstfruits (first converts) for salvation through the sanctifying work of the [Holy] Spirit and [your] belief in (adherence to, trust in, and reliance on) the Truth.

2 Timothy 1:9

[For it is He] Who delivered and saved us and called us with a calling in itself holy and leading to holiness [to a life of consecration, a vocation of holiness]; [He did it] not because of anything of merit that we have done, but because of and to further His own purpose and grace (unmerited favor) which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began [eternal ages ago].

Titus 3:4-5

But when the goodness and loving-kindness of God our Savior to man [as man] appeared,

James 1:16-18

Do not be misled, my beloved brethren.

Nehemiah 2:4

The king said to me, For what do you ask? So I prayed to the God of heaven.

Psalm 110:3

Your people will offer themselves willingly in the day of Your power, in the beauty of holiness and in holy array out of the womb of the morning; to You [will spring forth] Your young men, who are as the dew.

1 Peter 1:3

Praised (honored, blessed) be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah)! By His boundless mercy we have been born again to an ever-living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

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