Ephesians 5:10
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English Standard Version
and try to discern what is pleasing to the Lord.

King James Bible
Proving what is acceptable unto the Lord.

American Standard Version
proving what is well-pleasing unto the Lord;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Proving what is well pleasing to God:

English Revised Version
proving what is well-pleasing unto the Lord;

Webster's Bible Translation
Proving what is acceptable to the Lord.

Weymouth New Testament
and learn in your own experiences what is fully pleasing to the Lord.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Proving

Connect with walk. Walk, proving by your walk. Proving, see on 1 Peter 1:7.

Acceptable (εὐάρεστον)

Rev., better and more literally, well-pleasing. The one point of all moral investigation is, does it please God?

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Proving.

1 Samuel 17:39 And David girded his sword on his armor, and he assayed to go; for he had not proved it. And David said to Saul, I cannot go with these...

Romans 12:1,2 I beseech you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God...

Philippians 1:10 That you may approve things that are excellent; that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ.

1 Thessalonians 5:21 Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

acceptable.

Psalm 19:14 Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in your sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.

Proverbs 21:3 To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

Isaiah 58:5 Is it such a fast that I have chosen? a day for a man to afflict his soul? is it to bow down his head as a bulrush...

Jeremiah 6:20 To what purpose comes there to me incense from Sheba, and the sweet cane from a far country? your burnt offerings are not acceptable...

Romans 14:18 For he that in these things serves Christ is acceptable to God, and approved of men.

Philippians 4:18 But I have all, and abound: I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, an odor of a sweet smell...

1 Timothy 2:3 For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior;

1 Timothy 5:4 But if any widow have children or nephews, let them learn first to show piety at home, and to requite their parents...

Hebrews 12:28 Why we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear:

1 Peter 2:5,20 You also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices...

Cross References
Romans 12:2
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Colossians 1:10
so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him: bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;

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