1 Thessalonians 5:21

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers
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King James Version

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

Test all things; hold fast what is good.
New American Standard Bible

But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good;
New International Version

Test everything. Hold on to the good.
The Amplified Bible

But test and prove all things [until you can recognize] what is good; [to that] hold fast.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

but be putting all things to the test for the purpose of approving them, and finding that they meet the requirements, put your approval upon them. Be constantly holding fast that which is good.
Phillips’ Modern English

By all means use your judgment, and hold on to whatever is good.
Williams’ Language of the People

but continue to prove all things until you can approve them, and then hold on to what is good.
 
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