Philippians 2:13
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English Standard Version
for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.

King James Bible
For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

American Standard Version
for it is God who worketh in you both to will and to work, for his good pleasure.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For it is God who worketh in you, both to will and to accomplish, according to his good will.

English Revised Version
for it is God which worketh in you both to will and to work, for his good pleasure.

Webster's Bible Translation
For it is God who worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

Weymouth New Testament
For it is God Himself whose power creates within you the desire to do His gracious will and also brings about the accomplishment of the desire.

Philippians 2:13 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

For it is God which worketh in you

Completing and guarding the previous statement. In you, not among you. Worketh (ἐνεργῶν). See on Mark 6:14; see on James 5:16. The verb means effectual working. In the active voice, to be at work. In the middle voice, as here (used only by James and Paul, and only of things), to display one's activity; show one's self-operative. Compare Ephesians 3:20.

To will and to do (τὸ θέλειν καὶ τὸ ἐνεργεῖν)

Lit., the willing and the doing. Both are from God, and are of one piece, so that he who wills inevitably does. The willing which is wrought by God, by its own nature and pressure, works out into action. "We will, but God works the will in us. We work, therefore, but God works the working in us" (Augustine). For to do, Rev. substitutes to work, thus preserving the harmony in the Greek between "God which worketh" and "to work."

Of His good pleasure (ὑπὲρ τῆς εὐδοκίας)

Rev., better, for His, etc. Lit., for the sake of; in order to subserve. See 1 Timothy 2:4.

Philippians 2:13 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

God.

2 Chronicles 30:12 Also in Judah the hand of God was to give them one heart to do the commandment of the king and of the princes, by the word of the LORD.

Isaiah 26:12 LORD, you will ordain peace for us: for you also have worked all our works in us.

Jeremiah 31:33 But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, said the LORD...

Jeremiah 32:38 And they shall be my people, and I will be their God:

John 3:27 John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven.

Acts 11:21 And the hand of the Lord was with them: and a great number believed, and turned to the Lord.

2 Corinthians 3:5 Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves; but our sufficiency is of God;

Hebrews 13:21 Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ...

James 1:16-18 Do not err, my beloved brothers...

to will.

1 Kings 8:58 That he may incline our hearts to him, to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and his statutes, and his judgments...

1 Chronicles 29:14-18 But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly after this sort? for all things come of you...

Ezra 1:1,5 Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah might be fulfilled...

Ezra 7:27 Blessed be the LORD God of our fathers, which has put such a thing as this in the king's heart...

Nehemiah 2:4 Then the king said to me, For what do you make request? So I prayed to the God of heaven.

Psalm 110:3 Your people shall be willing in the day of your power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning...

Psalm 119:36 Incline my heart to your testimonies, and not to covetousness.

Psalm 141:4 Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practice wicked works with men that work iniquity: and let me not eat of their dainties.

Proverbs 21:1 The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turns it wherever he will.

John 6:45,65 It is written in the prophets, And they shall be all taught of God. Every man therefore that has heard, and has learned of the Father...

Ephesians 2:4,5 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us...

2 Thessalonians 2:13,14 But we are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brothers beloved of the Lord...

Titus 3:4,5 But after that the kindness and love of God our Savior toward man appeared...

1 Peter 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ...

good.

Luke 12:32 Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

Romans 9:11,16 (For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand...

Ephesians 1:5,9,11 Having predestinated us to the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will...

Ephesians 2:8 For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

2 Thessalonians 1:11 Why also we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfill all the good pleasure of his goodness...

2 Timothy 1:9 Who has saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace...

Cross References
2 Chronicles 30:12
The hand of God was also on Judah to give them one heart to do what the king and the princes commanded by the word of the LORD.

Job 33:29
"Behold, God does all these things, twice, three times, with a man,

Luke 2:14
"Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!"

Romans 12:3
For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.

1 Corinthians 12:6
and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who empowers them all in everyone.

1 Corinthians 15:10
But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace toward me was not in vain. On the contrary, I worked harder than any of them, though it was not I, but the grace of God that is with me.

Ephesians 1:5
he predestined us for adoption to himself as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will,

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