Ephesians 1:16
New International Version
I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers.

New Living Translation
I have not stopped thanking God for you. I pray for you constantly,

English Standard Version
I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers,

Berean Study Bible
I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers

Berean Literal Bible
do not cease giving thanks for you, making mention in my prayers,

New American Standard Bible
do not cease giving thanks for you, while making mention of you in my prayers;

King James Bible
Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers;

Christian Standard Bible
I never stop giving thanks for you as I remember you in my prayers.

Contemporary English Version
So I never stop being grateful for you, as I mention you in my prayers.

Good News Translation
I have not stopped giving thanks to God for you. I remember you in my prayers

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I never stop giving thanks for you as I remember you in my prayers.

International Standard Version
I never stop giving thanks for you as I mention you in my prayers.

NET Bible
I do not cease to give thanks for you when I remember you in my prayers.

New Heart English Bible
do not cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I do not cease to give thanks for you and to remember you in my prayers,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I never stop thanking God for you. I always remember you in my prayers.

New American Standard 1977
do not cease giving thanks for you, while making mention of you in my prayers;

Jubilee Bible 2000
cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers;

King James 2000 Bible
Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers;

American King James Version
Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers;

American Standard Version
cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Cease not to give thanks for you, making commemoration of you in my prayers,

Darby Bible Translation
do not cease giving thanks for you, making mention [of you] at my prayers,

English Revised Version
cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers;

Webster's Bible Translation
Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers;

Weymouth New Testament
offer never ceasing thanks on your behalf while I make mention of you in my prayers.

World English Bible
don't cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers,

Young's Literal Translation
do not cease giving thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers,
Study Bible
Spiritual Wisdom
15For this reason, ever since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, 16I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers 17and asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in your knowledge of Him.…
Cross References
Romans 1:8
First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being proclaimed all over the world.

Romans 1:9
God, whom I serve with my spirit in preaching the gospel of His Son, is my witness how constantly I remember you

Colossians 1:9
For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

Treasury of Scripture

Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers;

Cease.

Romans 1:8,9
First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world…

1 Samuel 7:8
And the children of Israel said to Samuel, Cease not to cry unto the LORD our God for us, that he will save us out of the hand of the Philistines.

1 Samuel 12:23
Moreover as for me, God forbid that I should sin against the LORD in ceasing to pray for you: but I will teach you the good and the right way:

making.

Genesis 40:14
But think on me when it shall be well with thee, and shew kindness, I pray thee, unto me, and make mention of me unto Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house:

Isaiah 62:6
I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night: ye that make mention of the LORD, keep not silence,

1 Thessalonians 1:2
We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers;







Lexicon
{I have} not
οὐ (ou)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

stopped
παύομαι (pauomai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3973: A primary verb; to stop, i.e. Restrain, quit, desist, come to an end.

giving thanks
εὐχαριστῶν (eucharistōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2168: From eucharistos; to be grateful, i.e. to express gratitude; specially, to say grace at a meal.

for
ὑπὲρ (hyper)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 5228: Gen: in behalf of; acc: above.

you,
ὑμῶν (hymōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

remembering you
μνείαν (mneian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3417: Remembrance, recollection, mention; commemoration. From mnaomai or mimnesko; recollection; by implication, recital.

in
ἐπὶ (epi)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

my
μου (mou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

prayers
προσευχῶν (proseuchōn)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 4335: From proseuchomai; prayer; by implication, an oratory.
(16) Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers.--Almost all St. Paul's Epistles are introduced by this union of thanksgiving and prayer, which is, indeed, characteristic of the right harmony of all Christian worship. (See Romans 1:8-9; Philippians 1:3-4; Colossians 1:3-4; 1Thessalonians 1:2-3; 2Timothy 1:3; Philemon 1:4.) In the Galatian Epistle the omission of both is characteristic; in the two Epistles to the Corinthians thanksgiving alone is explicit, though prayer may be implied. But the proportion of the two elements varies. Here the thanksgiving has already been offered, although in the widest generality. Accordingly all that follows is prayer. In the parallel Colossian Epistle (Colossians 1:3-13), which has no corresponding preface of thanksgiving, both elements are co-ordinate, with perhaps a slight predominance of thanksgiving.

Verse 16. - Cease not to give thanks for you. This clause expresses the continuation of a former action - the giving thanks for them had begun before the hearing of their faith and love - from the days, in short, of his personal intercourse. We notice as a remarkable feature of Paul's personal religion, as well as his pastoral care, the frequency of his thanksgiving, indicating the prevalence in him of a bright, joyous state of mind, and tending to increase and perpetuate the same. Constantly to recognize God's goodness in the past begets a larger expectation of it in the future. Making mention of you in my prayers. This seems additional to his giving thanks. "Prayers" (προσευχῶν) refers more to supplication and entreaty. While thankful for them, his heart was not satisfied regarding them; he wished them to forget the things behind, and reach forth to those before. The apostle's prayers for his spiritual charge are always remarkable. They are very short, but wonderfully deep and comprehensive; very rich and sublime in aspiration; powerful in their pleas, whether expressed or implied; and exhaustive in the range of blessings which they implore. 1:15-23 God has laid up spiritual blessings for us in his Son the Lord Jesus; but requires us to draw them out and fetch them in by prayer. Even the best Christians need to be prayed for: and while we hear of the welfare of Christian friends, we should pray for them. Even true believers greatly want heavenly wisdom. Are not the best of us unwilling to come under God's yoke, though there is no other way to find rest for the soul? Do we not for a little pleasure often part with our peace? And if we dispute less, and prayed more with and for each other, we should daily see more and more what is the hope of our calling, and the riches of the Divine glory in this inheritance. It is desirable to feel the mighty power of Divine grace, beginning and carrying on the work of faith in our souls. But it is difficult to bring a soul to believe fully in Christ, and to venture its all, and the hope of eternal life, upon his righteousness. Nothing less than Almighty power will work this in us. Here is signified that it is Christ the Saviour, who supplies all the necessities of those who trust in him, and gives them all blessings in the richest abundance. And by being partakers of Christ himself, we come to be filled with the fulness of grace and glory in him. How then do those forget themselves who seek for righteousness out of him! This teaches us to come to Christ. And did we know what we are called to, and what we might find in him, surely we should come and be suitors to him. When feeling our weakness and the power of our enemies, we most perceive the greatness of that mighty power which effects the conversion of the believer, and is engaged to perfect his salvation. Surely this will constrain us by love to live to our Redeemer's glory.
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