Philippians 2:15
Good News Translation
so that you may be innocent and pure as God's perfect children, who live in a world of corrupt and sinful people. You must shine among them like stars lighting up the sky,

Contemporary English Version
Then you will be the pure and innocent children of God. You live among people who are crooked and evil, but you must not do anything they can say is wrong. Try to shine as lights among the people of this world,

Douay-Rheims Bible
That you may be blameless and sincere children of God, without reproof, in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation: among whom you shine as lights in the world.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

That you may be blameless and sincere children of God, without reproof, in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation: among whom you shine as lights in the world.

blameless.

Luke 1:6 And they were both just before God, walking in all the commandments and justifications of the Lord without blame.

1 Corinthians 1:8 Who also will confirm you unto the end without crime, in the days of the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 5:27 That he might present it to himself, a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

1 Thessalonians 5:23 And may the God of peace himself sanctify you in all things: that your whole spirit and soul and body may be preserved blameless in the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Timothy 3:2,10 It behoveth therefore a bishop to be blameless, the husband of one wife, sober, prudent, of good behaviour, chaste, given to hospitality, a teacher, . . .

1 Timothy 5:7 And this give in charge, that they may be blameless.

Titus 1:6 If any be without crime, the husband of one wife. having faithful children, not accused of riot or unruly.

2 Peter 3:14 Wherefore, dearly beloved, waiting for these things, be diligent that you may be found before him unspotted and blameless in peace.

and.

Matthew 10:16 Behold I send you as sheep in the midst of wolves. Be ye therefore wise as serpents and simple as doves.

Romans 16:19 For your obedience is published in every place. I rejoice therefore in you. But I would have you to be wise in good and simple in evil.

Hebrews 7:26 For it was fitting that we should have such a high priest, holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens:

harmless.

Philippians 1:10 That you may approve the better things: that you may be sincere and without offence unto the day of Christ:

sons.

Matthew 5:45,48 That you may be the children of your Father who is in heaven, who maketh his sun to rise upon the good, and bad, and raineth upon the just and the unjust. . . .

Luke 6:35 But love ye your enemies: do good, and lend, hoping for nothing thereby: and your reward shall be great, and you shall be the sons of the Highest. For he is kind to the unthankful and to the evil.

2 Corinthians 6:17 Wherefore: Go out from among them and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing:

Ephesians 5:1,2,7 Be ye therefore followers of God, as most dear children: . . .

1 Peter 1:14-17 As children of obedience, not fashioned according to the former desires of your ignorance, . . .

1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen generation, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a purchased people: that you may declare his virtues, who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:

1 John 3:1-3 Behold what manner of charity the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called and should be the sons of God. Therefore the world knoweth not us, because it knew not him. . . .

rebuke.

1 Timothy 5:14,20 I will, therefore, that the younger should marry, bear children, be mistresses of families, give no occasion to the adversary to speak evil. . . .

Titus 2:10,15 Not defrauding, but in all things shewing good fidelity, that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things. . . .

Revelation 3:9 Behold, I will bring of the synagogue of Satan, who say they are Jews and are not, but do lie. Behold, I will make them to come and adore before thy feet. And they shall know that I have loved thee.

a crooked.

Deuteronomy 32:5 They have sinned against him, and are none of his children in their filth: they are a wicked and perverse generation.

Psalm 122:5 Because their seats have sat in judgment, seats upon the house of David.

Matthew 17:17 And Jesus rebuked him, and the devil went out of him, and the child was cured from that hour.

Acts 20:30 And of your own selves shall arise men speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.

1 Peter 2:12 Having your conversation good among the Gentiles: that whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by the good works which they shall behold in you, glorify God in the day of visitation.

ye shine.

Isaiah 60:1 Arise, be enlightened, O Jerusalem: for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee.

Matthew 5:14-16 You are the light of the world. A city seated on a mountain cannot be hid. . . .

John 5:35 He was a burning and a shining light: and you were willing for a time to rejoice in his light.

Ephesians 5:8 For you were heretofore darkness, but now light in the Lord. Walk then as children of the light.

Context
Shining as Stars
14And do ye all things without murmurings and hesitations: 15That you may be blameless and sincere children of God, without reproof, in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation: among whom you shine as lights in the world. 16Holding forth the word of life to my glory in the day of Christ: because I have not run in vain, nor laboured in vain.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 32:5
They have sinned against him, and are none of his children in their filth: they are a wicked and perverse generation.

Proverbs 4:18
The way of the wicked is darksome: they know not where they fall.

Proverbs 8:8
They are right to them that understand, and just to them that find knowledge.

Daniel 6:4
And the king thought to set him over all the kingdom; whereupon the princes, and the governors, sought to find occasion against Daniel, with regard to the king: and they could find no cause, nor suspicion, because he was faithful, and no fault, nor suspicion was found in him.

Matthew 5:14
You are the light of the world. A city seated on a mountain cannot be hid.

Matthew 5:15
Neither do men light a candle and put it under a bushel, but upon a candlestick, that it may shine to all that are in the house.

Matthew 5:45
That you may be the children of your Father who is in heaven, who maketh his sun to rise upon the good, and bad, and raineth upon the just and the unjust.

Luke 1:6
And they were both just before God, walking in all the commandments and justifications of the Lord without blame.

Acts 2:40
And with very many other words did he testify and exhort them, saying: Save yourselves from this perverse generation.

Ephesians 5:1
Be ye therefore followers of God, as most dear children:

Philippians 3:6
According to zeal, persecuting the church of God: According to the justice that is in the law, conversing without blame.

1 Peter 2:12
Having your conversation good among the Gentiles: that whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by the good works which they shall behold in you, glorify God in the day of visitation.

2 Peter 3:14
Wherefore, dearly beloved, waiting for these things, be diligent that you may be found before him unspotted and blameless in peace.

Revelation 2:5
Be mindful therefore from whence thou art fallen: and do penance and do the first works. Or else I come to thee and will move thy candlestick out of its place, except thou do penance.

Additional Translations
so that you may be blameless and pure, children of God without fault in a crooked and perverse generation, in which you shine as lights in the world

so that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God unblemished in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world,

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

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,

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,

that ye may be 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,

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;

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,

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,

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,
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