1 Thessalonians 5:17
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New International Version
pray continually,

New Living Translation
Never stop praying.

English Standard Version
pray without ceasing,

Berean Study Bible
Pray without ceasing.

Berean Literal Bible
Pray unceasingly.

New American Standard Bible
pray without ceasing;

King James Bible
Pray without ceasing.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Pray constantly.

International Standard Version
Continually be prayerful.

NET Bible
constantly pray,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Pray without ceasing.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Never stop praying.

New American Standard 1977
pray without ceasing;

Jubilee Bible 2000
Pray without ceasing.

King James 2000 Bible
Pray without ceasing.

American King James Version
Pray without ceasing.

American Standard Version
pray without ceasing;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Pray without ceasing.

Darby Bible Translation
pray unceasingly;

English Revised Version
pray without ceasing;

Webster's Bible Translation
Pray without ceasing.

Weymouth New Testament
Be unceasing in prayer.

World English Bible
Pray without ceasing.

Young's Literal Translation
continually pray ye;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:16-22 We are to rejoice in creature-comforts, as if we rejoiced not, and must not expect to live many years, and rejoice in them all; but if we do rejoice in God, we may do that evermore. A truly religious life is a life of constant joy. And we should rejoice more, if we prayed more. Prayer will help forward all lawful business, and every good work. If we pray without ceasing, we shall not want matter for thanksgiving in every thing. We shall see cause to give thanks for sparing and preventing, for common and uncommon, past and present, temporal and spiritual mercies. Not only for prosperous and pleasing, but also for afflicting providences, for chastisements and corrections; for God designs all for our good, though we at present see not how they tend to it. Quench not the Spirit. Christians are said to be baptized with the Holy Ghost and with fire. He worketh as fire, by enlightening, enlivening, and purifying the souls of men. As fire is put out by taking away fuel, and as it is quenched by pouring water, or putting a great deal of earth upon it; so we must be careful not to quench the Holy Spirit, by indulging carnal lusts and affections, minding only earthly things. Believers often hinder their growth in grace, by not giving themselves up to the spiritual affections raised in their hearts by the Holy Spirit. By prophesyings, here understand the preaching of the word, the interpreting and applying the Scriptures. We must not despise preaching, though it is plain, and we are told no more than what we knew before. We must search the Scriptures. And proving all things must be to hold fast that which is good. We should abstain from sin, and whatever looks like sin, leads to it, and borders upon it. He who is not shy of the appearances of sin, who shuns not the occasions of it, and who avoids not the temptations and approaches to it, will not long keep from doing sin.
Study Bible
Christian Living
16Rejoice at all times. 17Pray without ceasing. 18Give thanks in every circumstance, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.…
Cross References
Daniel 6:10
Now when Daniel knew that the document was signed, he entered his house (now in his roof chamber he had windows open toward Jerusalem); and he continued kneeling on his knees three times a day, praying and giving thanks before his God, as he had been doing previously.

Ephesians 6:18
Pray in the Spirit at all times, with every kind of prayer and petition. To this end, stay alert with all perseverance in your prayers for all the saints.
Treasury of Scripture

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Luke 18:1 And he spoke a parable to them to this end, that men ought always …

Luke 21:36 Watch you therefore, and pray always, that you may be accounted worthy …

Romans 12:12 Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;

Ephesians 6:18 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit…

Colossians 4:2 Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;

1 Peter 4:7 But the end of all things is at hand: be you therefore sober, and …

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