Philippians 2:15
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New International Version
so that you may become blameless and pure, "children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation." Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky


New American Standard Bible
so that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world,


King James Bible
That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;


Holman Christian Standard Bible
so that you may be blameless and pure, children of God who are faultless in a crooked and perverted generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world.


International Standard Version
so that you may be blameless and innocent, God's children without any faults among a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world


American Standard Version
that ye may become blameless and harmless, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom ye are seen as lights in the world,


Douay-Rheims Bible
That you may be blameless, and sincere children of God, without reproof, in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation; among whom you shine as lights in the world.


Darby Bible Translation
that ye may be harmless and simple, irreproachable children of God in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation; among whom ye appear as lights in the world,


Young's Literal Translation
that ye may become blameless and harmless, children of God, unblemished in the midst of a generation crooked and perverse, among whom ye do appear as luminaries in the world,
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Context
Shining as Stars

12Why, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. 13For it is God which works in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure. 14Do all things without murmurings and disputings: 15That you may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the middle of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom you shine as lights in the world; 16Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither labored in vain. 17Yes, and if I be offered on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all. 18For the same cause also do you joy, and rejoice with me.
Cross References
Deuteronomy 32:5
They have corrupted themselves, their spot is not the spot of his children: they are a perverse and crooked generation.


Proverbs 4:18
But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shines more and more to the perfect day.


Proverbs 8:8
All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing fraudulent or perverse in them.


Daniel 6:4
Then the presidents and princes sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find none occasion nor fault; for as much as he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him.


Matthew 5:14
You are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.


Matthew 5:15
Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it gives light to all that are in the house.


Matthew 5:45
That you may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he makes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.


Luke 1:6
And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.


Acts 2:40
And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation.


Ephesians 5:1
Be you therefore followers of God, as dear children;


Treasury of Scripture

That you may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the middle of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom you shine as lights in the world;

blameless.

Luke 1:6 And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.

1 Corinthians 1:8 Who shall also confirm you to the end, that you may be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 5:27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing...

1 Thessalonians 5:23 And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly...

1 Timothy 3:2,10 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt to teach...

1 Timothy 5:7 And these things give in charge, that they may be blameless.

Titus 1:6 If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.

2 Peter 3:14 Why, beloved, seeing that you look for such things, be diligent that you may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless.

and.

Matthew 10:16 Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the middle of wolves: be you therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.

Romans 16:19 For your obedience is come abroad to all men. I am glad therefore on your behalf: but yet I would have you wise to that which is good...

Hebrews 7:26 For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

harmless. or, sincere.

Philippians 1:10 That you may approve things that are excellent; that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ.

sons.

Matthew 5:45,48 That you may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he makes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good...

Luke 6:35 But love you your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great...

2 Corinthians 6:17 Why come out from among them, and be you separate, said the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you.

Ephesians 5:1,2,7 Be you therefore followers of God, as dear children...

1 Peter 1:14-17 As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance...

1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people...

1 John 3:1-3 Behold, what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knows us not...

rebuke.

1 Timothy 5:14,20 I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, guide the house...

Titus 2:10,15 Not purloining, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in all things...

Revelation 3:9 Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold...

a crooked.

Deuteronomy 32:5 They have corrupted themselves, their spot is not the spot of his children: they are a perverse and crooked generation.

Psalm 122:5 For there are set thrones of judgment, the thrones of the house of David.

Matthew 17:17 Then Jesus answered and said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I suffer you?...

Acts 20:30 Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.

1 Peter 2:12 Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works...

ye shine. or, shine ye.

Isaiah 60:1 Arise, shine; for your light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen on you.

Matthew 5:14-16 You are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid...

John 5:35 He was a burning and a shining light: and you were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

Ephesians 5:8 For you were sometimes darkness, but now are you light in the Lord: walk as children of light:

Strong's Concordance
That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;
Topical Bible
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Philippians Chapter 2 Verse 15

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NT Letters: Philippians 2:15 That you may become blameless and harmless (Philipp. Phil. Php.)
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