Parallel Verses

World English Bible

that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you are seen as lights in the world,

New American Standard Bible

so that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world,

King James Version

That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;

Holman Bible

so that you may be blameless and pure, children of God who are faultless in a crooked and perverted generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world.

International Standard Version

so that you may be blameless and innocent, God's children without any faults among a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world

A Conservative Version

so that ye may become blameless and pure children of God, blameless in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world.

American Standard Version

that ye may become blameless and harmless, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom ye are seen as lights in the world,

Amplified

so that you may prove yourselves to be blameless and guileless, innocent and uncontaminated, children of God without blemish in the midst of a [morally] crooked and [spiritually] perverted generation, among whom you are seen as bright lights [beacons shining out clearly] in the world [of darkness],

An Understandable Version

so that you will be without just blame and innocent [of wrongdoing], children of God without fault in the middle of a crooked and perverted generation of people. You must shine among them like stars lighting up the sky,

Anderson New Testament

that you may be without reproach and Harmless, the children of God, without blame, in the midst of a wicked and perverse generation, among whom you shine as luminaries in the world,

Bible in Basic English

So that you may be holy and gentle, children of God without sin in a twisted and foolish generation, among whom you are seen as lights in the world,

Common New Testament

so that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world,

Daniel Mace New Testament

that you may be without reproach, the inoffensive spotless children of God in the midst of a depraved and perverse generation (among whom you should shine as stars in the world,

Darby Translation

that ye may be harmless and simple, irreproachable children of God in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation; among whom ye appear as lights in the world,

Godbey New Testament

in order that you may be blameless and pure, the children of God, irreproachable, amid a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world,

Goodspeed New Testament

so that you will be blameless and honest, faultless children of God in the midst of a crooked and perverted age, in which you appear like stars in a dark world,

John Wesley New Testament

That ye may be blameless and simple, the sons of God, unrebukable, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world,

Julia Smith Translation

That ye be complete and pure, children of God, blameless in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation, among whom ye appear as luminaries in the world;

King James 2000

That you may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom you shine as lights in the world;

Lexham Expanded Bible

in order that you may become blameless and innocent, children of God without fault in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation, among whom you shine as stars in the world,

Modern King James verseion

so that you may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation. Among these you shine as lights in the world,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that ye may be faultless, and pure, and the sons of God; without rebuke in the midst of a crooked and a perverse nation, among which see that ye shine as lights in the world,

Moffatt New Testament

so as to be blameless and innocent, faultless children of God in a crooked and perverse generation where you shine like stars in a dark world;

Montgomery New Testament

that you may become blameless and innocent, the sons of God, without rebuke in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine like stars in a dark world,

NET Bible

so that you may be blameless and pure, children of God without blemish though you live in a crooked and perverse society, in which you shine as lights in the world

New Heart English Bible

that you may become blameless and pure, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you are seen as lights in the world,

Noyes New Testament

that ye may be blameless and pure, children of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation; among whom ye shine as luminaries in the world,

Sawyer New Testament

that you may be blameless and sincere, children of God without blame in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, in which you shine as luminaries in the world,

The Emphasized Bible

In order that ye may become faultless and inviolate, children of God, blameless amidst a crooked and perverted generation, amongst whom ye appear as luminaries in the world,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that ye may be blameless and harmless, the children of God, inoffensive, in the midst of an untoward and perverse generation, among whom ye shine as luminaries in the world;

Twentieth Century New Testament

So as to prove yourselves blameless and innocent-- 'faultless children of God, in the midst of an evil-disposed and perverse generation,' in which you are seen shining like stars in a dark world,

Webster

That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;

Weymouth New Testament

so that you may always prove yourselves to be blameless and spotless--irreproachable children of God in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you are seen as heavenly lights in the world,

Williams New Testament

so that you may prove to be blameless and spotless, faultless children of God in a crooked and perverted age, in which you shine as light-bearers in the world as you continue

Worrell New Testament

that ye may become blameless and harmless, children of God, irreproachable in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom ye appear as luminaries in the world,

Worsley New Testament

that ye may be blameless and inoffensive, the children of God without reproof, in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation; among whom ye shine as lights in the world,

Youngs Literal Translation

that ye may become blameless and harmless, children of God, unblemished in the midst of a generation crooked and perverse, among whom ye do appear as luminaries in the world,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ye may be
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

ἄμεμπτος 
amemptos 
Usage: 5

and



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

ἀκέραιος 
Akeraios 
Usage: 2

the sons
τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἀμώμητος 
amometos 
Usage: 2

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

the midst
μέσος 
mesos 
Usage: 48

of a
γενεά 
Genea 
Usage: 17

σκολιός 
Skolios 
Usage: 4

διαστρέφω 
Diastrepho 
Usage: 5

γενεά 
Genea 
Usage: 17

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

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ye shine
φαίνω 
Phaino 
Usage: 22

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

φωστήρ 
Phoster 
Usage: 2

Devotionals

Devotionals about Philippians 2:15

Devotionals containing Philippians 2:15

Images Philippians 2:15

Prayers for Philippians 2:15

Context Readings

Holding Fast To The Word Of Life

14 Do all things without murmurings and disputes, 15 that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you are seen as lights in the world, 16 holding up the word of life; that I may have something to boast in the day of Christ, that I didn't run in vain nor labor in vain.


Cross References

Matthew 5:45

that you may be children of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the just and the unjust.

Deuteronomy 32:5

They have dealt corruptly with him, [they are] not his children, [it is] their blemish. [They are] a perverse and crooked generation.

Matthew 5:14-16

You are the light of the world. A city located on a hill can't be hidden.

Matthew 5:48

Therefore you shall be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect.

Luke 1:6

They were both righteous before God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord.

John 5:35

He was the burning and shining lamp, and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.

1 Corinthians 1:8

who will also confirm you until the end, blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 5:27

that he might present the assembly to himself gloriously, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

Titus 2:10

not stealing, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God, our Savior, in all things.

1 Peter 2:12

having good behavior among the nations, so in that of which they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they see, glorify God in the day of visitation.

Psalm 122:5

For there are set thrones for judgment, the thrones of David's house.

Isaiah 60:1

"Arise, shine; for your light is come, and the glory of Yahweh is risen on you.

Matthew 10:16

"Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.

Matthew 17:17

Jesus answered, "Faithless and perverse generation! How long will I be with you? How long will I bear with you? Bring him here to me."

Luke 6:35

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing back; and your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High; for he is kind toward the unthankful and evil.

Acts 2:40

With many other words he testified, and exhorted them, saying, "Save yourselves from this crooked generation!"

Acts 20:30

Men will arise from among your own selves, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.

Romans 16:19

For your obedience has become known to all. I rejoice therefore over you. But I desire to have you wise in that which is good, but innocent in that which is evil.

2 Corinthians 6:17

Therefore, "'Come out from among them, and be separate,' says the Lord. 'Touch no unclean thing. I will receive you.

Ephesians 5:1-2

Be therefore imitators of God, as beloved children.

Ephesians 5:7-8

Therefore don't be partakers with them.

Philippians 1:10

so that you may approve the things that are excellent; that you may be sincere and without offense to the day of Christ;

1 Thessalonians 5:23

May the God of peace himself sanctify you completely. May your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Timothy 3:2

The overseer therefore must be without reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, sensible, modest, hospitable, good at teaching;

1 Timothy 3:10

Let them also first be tested; then let them serve if they are blameless.

1 Timothy 5:7

Also command these things, that they may be without reproach.

1 Timothy 5:14

I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, and give no occasion to the adversary for insulting.

1 Timothy 5:20

Those who sin, reprove in the sight of all, that the rest also may be in fear.

Titus 1:6

if anyone is blameless, the husband of one wife, having children who believe, who are not accused of loose or unruly behavior.

Titus 2:15

Say these things and exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no man despise you.

Hebrews 7:26

For such a high priest was fitting for us: holy, guiltless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

1 Peter 1:14-17

as children of obedience, not conforming yourselves according to your former lusts as in your ignorance,

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, that you may proclaim the excellence of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:

2 Peter 3:14

Therefore, beloved, seeing that you look for these things, be diligent to be found in peace, without blemish and blameless in his sight.

1 John 3:1-3

Behold, how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God! For this cause the world doesn't know us, because it didn't know him.

Revelation 3:9

Behold, I give of the synagogue of Satan, of those who say they are Jews, and they are not, but lie. Behold, I will make them to come and worship before your feet, and to know that I have loved you.

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