Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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.

Amplified

For it is [not your strength, but it is] God who is effectively at work in you, both to will and to work [that is, strengthening, energizing, and creating in you the longing and the ability to fulfill your purpose] 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.

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.

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.

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 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; 13 For it is God who is the cause of your desires and of your acts, for his good pleasure. 14 Do all things without protests and arguments;


Cross References

Hebrews 13:21

Make you full of every good work and ready to do all his desires, working in us whatever is pleasing in his eyes through Jesus Christ; and may the glory be given to him for ever and ever. So be it.

Ezra 1:5

Then the heads of families of Judah and Benjamin, with the priests and the Levites, got ready, even all those whose spirits were moved by God to go up and take in hand the building of the Lord's house in Jerusalem.

1 Corinthians 12:6

And there are different operations, but the same God, who is working all things in all.

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace of God, I am what I am: and his grace which was given to me has not been for nothing; for I did more work than all of them; though not I, but the grace of God which was with me.

Ephesians 1:5

As we were designed before by him for the position of sons to himself, through Jesus Christ, in the good pleasure of his purpose,

1 Kings 8:58

Turning our hearts to himself, guiding us to go in all his ways, to keep his orders and his laws and his decisions, which he gave to our fathers.

1 Chronicles 29:14-18

But who am I and what is my people, that we have power to give so freely in this way? for all things come from you, and what we have given you is yours.

2 Chronicles 30:12

And in Judah the power of God gave them one heart to do the orders of the king and the captains, which were taken as the word of the Lord.

Ezra 1:1

Now in the first year of Cyrus, king of Persia, in order that the word of the Lord given by the mouth of Jeremiah might come true, the spirit of Cyrus, king of Persia, was moved by the Lord, so that he made a public statement through all his kingdom, and put it in writing, saying,

Ezra 7:27

Praise be to the Lord, the God of our fathers, who has put such a thing into the heart of the king, to make fair the house of the Lord which is in Jerusalem;

Psalm 119:36

Let my heart be turned to your unchanging word, and not to evil desire.

Psalm 119:36

Let my heart be turned to your unchanging word, and not to evil desire.

Proverbs 21:1

The king's heart in the hands of the Lord is like the water streams, and by him it is turned in any direction at his pleasure.

Isaiah 26:12

Lord, you will give us peace: for all our works are the outcome of your purpose.

Jeremiah 31:33

But this is the agreement which I will make with the people of Israel after those days, says the Lord; I will put my law in their inner parts, writing it in their hearts; 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

Have no fear, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

John 3:27

And this was John's answer: A man is unable to have anything if it is not given to him from heaven.

John 6:45

The writings of the prophets say, And they will all have teaching from God. Everyone whose ears have been open to the teaching of the Father comes to me.

John 6:65

And he said, This is why I said to you, No man is able to come to me if he is not given the power to do so by the Father.

Acts 11:21

And the power of the Lord was with them, and a great number had faith and were turned to the Lord.

Romans 9:11

Before the children had come into existence, or had done anything good or bad, in order that God's purpose and his selection might be effected, not by works, but by him whose purpose it is,

Romans 9:16

So then, it is not by the desire or by the attempt of man, but by the mercy of God.

2 Corinthians 3:5

Not as if we were able by ourselves to do anything for which we might take the credit; but our power comes from God;

Ephesians 1:9

Having made clear to us the secret of his purpose, in agreement with the design which he had in mind, to put into his hands

Ephesians 1:11

In whom we have a heritage, being marked out from the first in his purpose who does all things in agreement with his designs;

Ephesians 2:4-5

But God, being full of mercy, through the great love which he had for us,

Ephesians 2:8

Because by grace you have salvation through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is given by God:

2 Thessalonians 1:11

For this reason, you are ever in our prayers, that you may seem to our God such as may have a part in his purpose and that by his power he will make all his good purpose, and the work of faith, complete;

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

But it is right for us to give praise to God at all times for you, brothers, loved by the Lord, because it was the purpose of God from the first that you might have salvation, being made holy by the Spirit and by faith in what is true:

2 Timothy 1:9

Who gave us salvation, marking us out for his purpose, not on account of our works, but in the measure of his purpose and his grace, which was given to us in Christ Jesus before times eternal,

Titus 3:4-5

But when the mercy of God our Saviour, and his love to man was seen,

James 1:16-18

Do not be turned from the right way, dear brothers.

Nehemiah 2:4

Then the king said to me, What is your desire? So I made prayer to the God of heaven.

Nehemiah 2:4

Then the king said to me, What is your desire? So I made prayer to the God of heaven.

1 Peter 1:3

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who through his great mercy has given us a new birth and a living hope by the coming again of Jesus Christ from the dead,

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