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Found 188 Verses (from 11)

Ecclesiastes 3:1

Bible Rank: 380
There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: NIV
TO EVERYTHING there is a season, and a time for every matter or purpose under heaven: AMP
To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: KJV

1 Thessalonians 2:3

Bible Rank: 475
For the appeal we make does not spring from error or impure motives, nor are we trying to trick you. NIV
For our appeal [in preaching] does not [originate] from delusion or error or impure purpose or motive, nor in fraud or deceit. AMP
For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile: KJV

Romans 9:11

Bible Rank: 546
Yet, before the twins were born or had done anything good or bad – in order that God's purpose in election might stand: NIV
And the children were yet unborn and had so far done nothing either good or evil. Even so, in order further to carry out God's purpose of selection (election, choice), which depends not on works or what men can do, but on Him Who calls [them] AMP
(For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth;) KJV

Ephesians 6:18

Bible Rank: 552
And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord's people. NIV
Pray at all times (on every occasion, in every season) in the Spirit, with all [manner of] prayer and entreaty. To that end keep alert and watch with strong purpose and perseverance, interceding in behalf of all the saints (God's consecrated people). AMP
Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints; KJV

Ephesians 1:11

Bible Rank: 633
In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will NIV
In Him we also were made [God's] heritage (portion) and we obtained an inheritance; for we had been foreordained (chosen and appointed beforehand) in accordance with His purpose, Who works out everything in agreement with the counsel and design of His [own] will AMP
In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will: KJV

2 Corinthians 5:10

Bible Rank: 717
For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that everyone may receive what is due them for the things done while in the body, whether good or bad. NIV
For we must all appear and be revealed as we are before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive [his pay] according to what he has done in the body, whether good or evil [considering what his purpose and motive have been, and what he has achieved, been busy with, and given himself and his attention to accomplishing]. AMP
For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad. KJV

1 John 3:8

Bible Rank: 734
The one who does what is sinful is of the devil, because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil's work. NIV
[But] he who commits sin [who practices evildoing] is of the devil [takes his character from the evil one], for the devil has sinned (violated the divine law) from the beginning. The reason the Son of God was made manifest (visible) was to undo (destroy, loosen, and dissolve) the works the devil [has done]. AMP
He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil. KJV

1 Corinthians 15:51

Bible Rank: 754
Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed – NIV
Take notice! I tell you a mystery (a secret truth, an event decreed by the hidden purpose or counsel of God). We shall not all fall asleep [in death], but we shall all be changed (transformed) AMP
Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, KJV

Acts 2:23

Bible Rank: 756
This man was handed over to you by God's deliberate plan and foreknowledge; and you, with the help of wicked men, put him to death by nailing him to the cross. NIV
This Jesus, when delivered up according to the definite and fixed purpose and settled plan and foreknowledge of God, you crucified and put out of the way [killing Him] by the hands of lawless and wicked men. AMP
Him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain: KJV

Philippians 3:10

Bible Rank: 764
I want to know Christ – yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death NIV
[For my determined purpose is] that I may know Him [that I may progressively become more deeply and intimately acquainted with Him, perceiving and recognizing and understanding the wonders of His Person more strongly and more clearly], and that I may in that same way come to know the power outflowing from His resurrection [which it exerts over believers], and that I may so share His sufferings as to be continually transformed [in spirit into His likeness even] to His death, [in the hope] AMP
That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death; KJV

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