1 Thessalonians 5:21
Modern Translations
New International Version
but test them all; hold on to what is good,

New Living Translation
but test everything that is said. Hold on to what is good.

English Standard Version
but test everything; hold fast what is good.

Berean Study Bible
but test all things. Hold fast to what is good.

New American Standard Bible
but examine everything; hold firmly to that which is good,

NASB 1995
But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good;

NASB 1977
But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good;

Amplified Bible
But test all things carefully [so you can recognize what is good]. Hold firmly to that which is good.

Christian Standard Bible
but test all things. Hold on to what is good.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
but test all things. Hold on to what is good.

Contemporary English Version
Put everything to the test. Accept what is good

Good News Translation
Put all things to the test: keep what is good

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Instead, test everything. Hold on to what is good.

International Standard Version
Instead, test everything. Hold on to what is good.

NET Bible
But examine all things; hold fast to what is good.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

New King James Version
Test all things; hold fast what is good.

King James 2000 Bible
Test all things; hold fast that which is good.

New Heart English Bible
but test all things; hold firmly that which is good.

World English Bible
Test all things, and hold firmly that which is good.

American King James Version
Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

American Standard Version
prove all things; hold fast that which is good;

A Faithful Version
Prove all things. Hold fast to that which is good.

Darby Bible Translation
but prove all things, hold fast the right;

English Revised Version
prove all things; hold fast that which is good;

Webster's Bible Translation
Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Try all things, & keepe that which is good.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Examine all thynges, holde fast that which is good.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
proue all thiges, & kepe yt which is good.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Examen all thinges and kepe that which is good.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
prove all things; hold fast [to] that which is good;

Berean Literal Bible
but test all things. Hold fast to the good.

Young's Literal Translation
all things prove; that which is good hold fast;

Smith's Literal Translation
Try all things; hold the good.

Literal Emphasis Translation
However test to prove all. Hold firm to the good.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

Catholic Public Domain Version
But test all things. Hold on to whatever is good.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Explore everything and hold what is excellent.

Lamsa Bible
Prove all things, uphold that which is good.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

Godbey New Testament
but prove all things; and hold fast to the beautiful;

Haweis New Testament
Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

Mace New Testament
bring every thing to the test: if it be proof, abide by that:

Weymouth New Testament
but test all such, and retain hold of the good.

Worrell New Testament
but prove all things, hold fast that which is good.

Worsley New Testament
yet try all things, and hold fast that which is good.








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