Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Do not be conformed to this world, but continuously be transformed by the renewing of your minds so that you may be able to determine what God's will is what is proper, pleasing, and perfect.

New American Standard Bible

And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.

King James Version

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

Holman Bible

Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may discern what is the good, pleasing, and perfect will of God.

A Conservative Version

And be not conformed to this age, but be ye transformed by the renewal of your mind, for ye to approve what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

American Standard Version

And be not fashioned according to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, and ye may prove what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

Amplified

Do not be conformed to this world (this age), [fashioned after and adapted to its external, superficial customs], but be transformed (changed) by the [entire] renewal of your mind [by its new ideals and its new attitude], so that you may prove [for yourselves] what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God, even the thing which is good and acceptable and perfect [in His sight for you].

An Understandable Version

And you people must not be conformed to [the values and standards of] this age, but you should become transformed [i.e., changed in attitude and action] by having your mind renewed [i.e., to think in a totally different way]. Then you will be able to determine [and practice] God's will, the thing that is good, and acceptable and perfect.

Anderson New Testament

And be not conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may learn what the will of God is the good, and the acceptable, and the perfect.

Bible in Basic English

And let not your behaviour be like that of this world, but be changed and made new in mind, so that by experience you may have knowledge of the good and pleasing and complete purpose of God.

Common New Testament

Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and be not conformed to the present age: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may perceive what God requires of you is good, and acceptable, and perfect.

Darby Translation

And be not conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

Godbey New Testament

and he not fashioned after this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

You must not adopt the customs of this world but by your new attitude of mind be transformed so that you can find out what God's will is??hat is good, pleasing, and perfect.

John Wesley New Testament

And be not conformed to this world, but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect will of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And be not conformed to this age, but be ye transformed by the renewing of your soul that ye may experience what is that good and well pleasing and perfect will of God.

Julia Smith Translation

And be ye not conformed to this life, but be transformed by the renovation of your mind, for you to prove what the good, and the pleasing, and the perfected will of God.

King James 2000

And be not conformed to this world: but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, so that you may approve what [is] the good and well-pleasing and perfect will of God.

Modern King James verseion

And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, in order to prove by you what is that good and pleasing and perfect will of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And fashion not yourselves like unto this world: But be changed through the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what thing that good, that acceptable, and perfect will of God is.

Moffatt New Testament

Instead of being moulded to this world, have your mind renewed, and so be transformed in nature, able to make out what the will of God is, namely, what is good and acceptable to him and perfect.

Montgomery New Testament

And be not conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may prove what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

NET Bible

Do not be conformed to this present world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may test and approve what is the will of God -- what is good and well-pleasing and perfect.

New Heart English Bible

And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what is the good, well-pleasing, and perfect will of God.

Noyes New Testament

and be not conformed to the fashion of this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that ye may learn by experience what is the will of God, what is good, and wellpleasing, and perfect.

Sawyer New Testament

and be not conformed to this life, but be transformed by the renewing of the mind, that you may prove what is the will of God which is good and well-pleasing and perfect.

The Emphasized Bible

And be not configuring yourselves unto this age, but be transforming yourselves by the renewing of your mind, to the end ye may be proving what is the thing willed by God - the good and acceptable and perfect.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And be not conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renovation of your mind, that you may prove by experience what is the will of God, that is good, acceptable, and perfect.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not conform to the fashion of this world; but be transformed by the complete change that has come over your minds, so that you may discern what God's will is--all that is good, acceptable, and perfect.

Webster

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good and acceptable, and perfect will of God.

Weymouth New Testament

And do not follow the customs of the present age, but be transformed by the entire renewal of your minds, so that you may learn by experience what God's will is--that will which is good and beautiful and perfect.

Williams New Testament

Stop living in accordance with the customs of this world, but by the new ideals that mold your minds continue to transform yourselves, so as to find and follow God's will; that is, what is good, well-pleasing to Him, and perfect.

World English Bible

Don't be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what is the good, well-pleasing, and perfect will of God.

Worrell New Testament

and he not conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is the good and well-pleasing and perfect will of God.

Worsley New Testament

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may experience what is the good, and acceptable, and perfect will of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

and be not conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, for your proving what is the will of God -- the good, and acceptable, and perfect.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

be
συσχηματίζω 
Suschematizo 
Usage: 2

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

συσχηματίζω 
Suschematizo 
Usage: 2

to
αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101

τούτῳ 
Touto 
Usage: 68

αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

be ye transformed
μεταμορφόω 
metamorphoo 
Usage: 4

by the renewing
ἀνακαίνωσις 
Anakainosis 
Usage: 2

of
νοῦς 
Nous 
Usage: 24

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

νοῦς 
Nous 
Usage: 24

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ye
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

δοκιμάζω 
Dokimazo 
Usage: 20

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

is that
θέλημα 
thelema 
will, desire, pleasure
Usage: 45

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

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

εὐάρεστος 
Euarestos 
Usage: 9

τέλειος 
Teleios 
Usage: 16

will
θέλημα 
thelema 
will, desire, pleasure
Usage: 45

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 12:2

Devotionals containing Romans 12:2

Images Romans 12:2

Context Readings

A Life Dedicated To God

1 I therefore urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercies, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices that are holy and pleasing to God, for this is the reasonable way for you to worship. 2 Do not be conformed to this world, but continuously be transformed by the renewing of your minds so that you may be able to determine what God's will is what is proper, pleasing, and perfect. 3 For by the grace given to me I ask every one of you not to think of yourself more highly than you should think, rather to think of yourself with sober judgment on the measure of faith that God has assigned each of you.


Cross References

1 Peter 1:14

As obedient children, do not be shaped by the desires that used to influence you when you were ignorant.

Ephesians 5:17

Therefore, do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord's will is.

Proverbs 3:1-4

My son, don't forget my instruction, and keep my commandments carefully in mind.

Romans 12:1

I therefore urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercies, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices that are holy and pleasing to God, for this is the reasonable way for you to worship.

Psalm 34:8

Taste and see that the LORD is good! How blessed is the person who trusts in him!

Psalm 51:10

God, create a pure heart in me, and renew a right attitude within me.

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore, if anyone is in the Messiah, he is a new creation. Old things have disappeared, and look! all things have become new!

Psalm 119:47-48

I will take delight in your commands, which I love.

Proverbs 3:13-18

How joyful is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gains understanding,

Ezekiel 36:26

"""I'm going to give you a new heart, and I'm going to give you a new spirit within all of your deepest parts. I'll remove that rock-hard heart of yours and replace it with one that's sensitive to me.

Colossians 3:10

and have clothed yourselves with the new nature, which is being renewed in full knowledge, consistent with the image of the one who created it.

Titus 3:5

"Twas not for deeds that we had done, but by his steadfast love alone, he saved us through a second birth, renewed us by the Spirit's work,

Psalm 19:7-11

The Law of the LORD is perfect, restoring life. The testimony of the LORD is steadfast, making foolish people wise.

Psalm 119:174

I am longing for your deliverance, LORD, and your instruction is my joy.

John 15:19

If you belonged to the world, the world would love you as one of its own. But because you do not belong to the world and I have chosen you out of it, the world hates you.

Romans 13:14

Instead, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, and do not obey your flesh and its desires.

Galatians 1:4

He gave himself for our sins in order to rescue us from this present evil age according to the will of our God and Father.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of the Messiah Jesus, sends you his greetings. He is always wrestling in his prayers for you, so that you may stand mature, completely convinced of the entire will of God.

1 Thessalonians 4:3

For it is God's will that you be sanctified: You must abstain from sexual immorality.

2 Timothy 3:16-17

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

James 4:4

You adulterers! Don't you know that friendship with the world means hostility with God? So whoever wants to be a friend of this world is an enemy of God.

2 Peter 2:20

For if, after escaping the world's corruptions through a full knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus, the Messiah, they are again entangled and conquered by those corruptions, then their last condition is worse than their former one.

1 John 2:15-17

Stop loving the world and the things that are in the world. If anyone persists in loving the world, the Father's love is not in him.

1 John 4:4-5

Little children, you belong to God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.

Revelation 13:8

All those who had become settled down and at home, living on the earth, will worship it, everyone whose name had not been written in the Book of Life belonging to the lamb that had been slaughtered since the foundation of the world.

Psalm 119:72

Instruction that comes from you is better for me than thousands of gold and silver coins. Yod

Psalm 119:97

How I love your instruction! Every day it is my meditation.

Psalm 119:103

How pleasing is what you have to say to me tasting better than honey.

Psalm 119:128

I truly consider all of your precepts all of them to be just, while I despise every false way. Peyh

John 7:7

The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify against it that its actions are evil.

John 17:14

I have given them your word, and the world has hated them, because they do not belong to the world, just as I don't belong to the world.

Romans 7:12

So then, the Law itself is holy, and the rule is holy, just, and good.

Romans 7:22

For I delight in the Law of God in my inner being,

1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is nonsense in God's sight. For it is written, "He catches the wise with their own trickery,"

2 Corinthians 4:4

In their case, the god of this world has blinded the minds of those who do not believe to keep them from seeing the light of the glorious gospel of the Messiah, who is the image of God.

James 1:27

A religion that is pure and stainless according to God the Father is this: to take care of orphans and widows who are suffering, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.

1 John 3:13

So do not be surprised, brothers, if the world hates you.

1 John 5:19

We know that we are from God and that the whole world lies under the control of the evil one.

Exodus 23:2

You are not to follow the majority in doing wrong, and you are not to testify in a lawsuit so as to follow the majority and pervert justice.

Leviticus 18:29-30

Anyone who does any of these detestable things whoever the person may be is to be eliminated from contact with his people.

Deuteronomy 18:9-14

"When you enter the land that the LORD your God is about to give you, don't learn the detestable practices of those nations there.

Ezekiel 18:31

Stop your transgressing the deeds by which you've rebelled and then make for yourselves a new heart and a new spirit. Why should you die, you house of Israel?

John 14:30

I won't talk with you much longer, because the ruler of this world is coming. He has no power over me.

Romans 7:14

For we know that the Law is spiritual, but I am merely human, sold as a slave to sin.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Ephesians 1:18

Then, with the eyes of your hearts enlightened, you will know the confidence that is produced by God having called you, the rich glory that is his inheritance among the saints,

Ephesians 2:2

that you once practiced as you lived according to the ways of this present world and according to the ruler of the power of the air, the spirit that is now active in those who are disobedient.

Ephesians 4:17-20

Therefore, I tell you and insist on in the Lord not to live any longer like the gentiles live, thinking worthless thoughts.

Ephesians 4:22-24

Regarding your former way of life, you were taught to strip off your old nature, which is being ruined by its deceptive desires,

Colossians 1:21-22

You who were once alienated with a hostile attitude, doing evil,

1 Peter 1:18

For you know that it was not with perishable things like silver or gold that you have been ransomed from the worthless way of life handed down to you by your ancestors,

1 Peter 2:3

Surely you have tasted that the Lord is good!

1 Peter 4:2

so that he can live the rest of his mortal life guided, not by human desires, but by the will of God.

2 Peter 1:4

Through these he has given us his precious and wonderful promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, seeing that you have escaped the corruption that is in the world caused by evil desires.

Revelation 12:9

The huge dragon was hurled down. That ancient serpent, called the Devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world, was hurled down to the earth, along with its angels.

Ephesians 5:9-10

for the fruit that the light produces consists of every form of goodness, righteousness, and truth.

2 Corinthians 6:14-17

Stop becoming unevenly yoked with unbelievers. What partnership can righteousness have with lawlessness? What fellowship can light have with darkness?

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