Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

For it is God who works in you both to will and to work, 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.

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.

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
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

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

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

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

Images Philippians 2:13

Context Readings

Holding Fast To The Word Of Life

12 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. 13 For it is God who works in you both to will and to work, for his good pleasure. 14 Do all things without murmurings and disputes,


Cross References

Hebrews 13:21

make you complete in every good thing to do his will, working in us that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever. Amen.

Ezra 1:5

Then the heads of ancestral houses of Judah and Benjamin, and the priests, and the Levites, even all whose spirit God had stirred to go up rose up to build the house of the LORD which is in Jerusalem.

1 Corinthians 12:6

There are various kinds of workings, but the same God, who works all things in all.

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace of God I am what I am. His grace which was bestowed on me was not futile, but I worked more than all of them; yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.

Ephesians 1:5

having predestined us for adoption as children through Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his desire,

1 Kings 8:58

that he may incline our hearts to him, to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and his statutes, and his ordinances, which he commanded our fathers.

1 Chronicles 29:14-18

But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly as this? For all things come from you, and of your own have we given you.

2 Chronicles 30:12

Also in Judah came the hand of God to give them one heart, to do the commandment of the king and of the leaders by the word of the LORD.

Ezra 1:1

Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah might 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, saying,

Ezra 7:27

Blessed be the LORD, the God of our fathers, who has put such a thing as this in the king's heart, to beautify the house of the LORD which is in Jerusalem;

Psalm 119:36

Turn my heart toward your statutes, not toward selfish gain.

Psalm 141:4

Do not incline my heart to any evil thing, to practice deeds of wickedness with men who work iniquity. Do not let me eat of their delicacies.

Proverbs 21:1

The king's heart is in the LORD's hand like the watercourses. He turns it wherever he desires.

Isaiah 26:12

The LORD, you will ordain peace for us, for you have also worked all our works for us.

Jeremiah 31:33

"But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days," says the LORD: "I will put my law in their inward parts, and in their heart will I write it; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people:

Jeremiah 32:38

and they shall be my people, and I will be their God:

Luke 12:32

Do not be afraid, 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, unless it has been given to him from heaven.

John 6:45

It is written in the Prophets, 'And they will all be taught by God.' Therefore everyone who hears from the Father, and has learned, comes to me.

John 6:65

He said, "For this cause have I said to you that no one can come to me, unless it is given to him by the Father."

Acts 11:21

The hand of the Lord was with them, and a great number believed and turned to the Lord.

Romans 9:11

For being not yet born, neither having done anything good or bad, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him who calls,

Romans 9:16

So then it is not of him who wills, nor of him who runs, but of God who has mercy.

2 Corinthians 3:5

not that we are sufficient of ourselves, to account anything as from ourselves; but our sufficiency is from God;

Ephesians 1:9

making known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he purposed in him

Ephesians 1:11

in whom also we were assigned an inheritance, having been foreordained according to the purpose of him who works all things after the counsel of his will;

Ephesians 2:4-5

But God, being rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us,

Ephesians 2:8

for by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God,

2 Thessalonians 1:11

To this end we also pray always for you, that our God may count you worthy of your calling, and fulfill every desire of goodness and work of faith, with power;

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

But we are bound to always give thanks to God for you, brothers loved by the Lord, because God chose you as first fruits for salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief in the truth;

2 Timothy 1:9

who saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given to us in Christ Jesus before times eternal,

Titus 3:4-5

But when the kindness of God our Savior and his love toward mankind appeared,

James 1:16-18

Do not be deceived, my beloved brothers.

Nehemiah 2:4

Then the king said to me, "For what do you make request?" So I prayed to the God of heaven.

Psalm 110:3

Your people offer themselves willingly in the day of your power, in holy array. Out of the womb of the morning, you have the dew of your youth.

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy became our father again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,



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