New Living Translation
And athletes cannot win the prize unless they follow the rules.
King James Bible
And if a man also strive for masteries, yet is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully.
Darby Bible Translation
And if also any one contend in the games, he is not crowned unless he contend lawfully.
World English Bible
Also, if anyone competes in athletics, he isn't crowned unless he has competed by the rules.
Young's Literal Translation
and if also any one may strive, he is not crowned, except he may strive lawfully;
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LibraryIntroductory Note to the Epistle of Mathetes to Diognetus
[a.d. 130.] The anonymous author of this Epistle gives himself the title (Mathetes) "a disciple  of the Apostles," and I venture to adopt it as his name. It is about all we know of him, and it serves a useful end. I place his letter here, as a sequel to the Clementine Epistle, for several reasons, which I think scholars will approve: (1) It is full of the Pauline spirit, and exhales the same pure and primitive fragrance which is characteristic of Clement. (2) No theory as to its date very much …
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1 Corinthians 9:25
All athletes are disciplined in their training. They do it to win a prize that will fade away, but we do it for an eternal prize.
2 Timothy 4:8
And now the prize awaits me--the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give me on the day of his return. And the prize is not just for me but for all who eagerly look forward to his appearing.
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