29 verses

Matt 2:6

(NIV)
‘“But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah,
are by no means least among the rulers of Judah;
for out of you will come a ruler
who will shepherd my people Israel.” ’
(ESV)
“‘And you, O Bethlehem, in the land of Judah,
are by no means least among the rulers of Judah;
for from you shall come a ruler
who will shepherd my people Israel.’”

Luke 2:2

(NIV)
(This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.)
(ESV)
This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria.

Luke 3:1

(NIV)
In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar – when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of Iturea and Traconitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene –
(ESV)
In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene,

Luke 22:26

(NIV)
But you are not to be like that. Instead, the greatest among you should be like the youngest, and the one who rules like the one who serves.
(ESV)
But not so with you. Rather, let the greatest among you become as the youngest, and the leader as one who serves.

Acts 7:10

(NIV)
and rescued him from all his troubles. He gave Joseph wisdom and enabled him to gain the goodwill of Pharaoh king of Egypt. So Pharaoh made him ruler over Egypt and all his palace.

(ESV)
and rescued him out of all his afflictions and gave him favor and wisdom before Pharaoh, king of Egypt who made him ruler over Egypt and over all his household.

Acts 14:12

(NIV)
Barnabas they called Zeus, and Paul they called Hermes because he was the chief speaker.
(ESV)
Barnabas they called Zeus, and Paul, Hermes, because he was the chief speaker.

Acts 15:22

(NIV)
Then the apostles and elders, with the whole church, decided to choose some of their own men and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They chose Judas (called Barsabbas) and Silas, men who were leaders among the believers.
(ESV)
Then it seemed good to the apostles and the elders, with the whole church, to choose men from among them and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They sent Judas called Barsabbas, and Silas, leading men among the brothers,

Acts 26:2

(NIV)
‘King Agrippa, I consider myself fortunate to stand before you today as I make my defence against all the accusations of the Jews,
(ESV)
“I consider myself fortunate that it is before you, King Agrippa, I am going to make my defense today against all the accusations of the Jews,

2Cor 9:5

(NIV)
So I thought it necessary to urge the brothers to visit you in advance and finish the arrangements for the generous gift you had promised. Then it will be ready as a generous gift, not as one grudgingly given.

(ESV)
So I thought it necessary to urge the brothers to go on ahead to you and arrange in advance for the gift you have promised, so that it may be ready as a willing gift not as an exaction.

Phil 2:3

(NIV)
Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves,
(ESV)
Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.

Phil 2:6

(NIV)
who, being in very nature God,
did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage;
(ESV)
who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped,

Phil 2:25

(NIV)
But I think it is necessary to send back to you Epaphroditus, my brother, co-worker and fellow soldier, who is also your messenger, whom you sent to take care of my needs.
(ESV)
I have thought it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus my brother and fellow worker and fellow soldier, and your messenger and minister to my need,

Phil 3:7

(NIV)
But whatever were gains to me I now consider loss for the sake of Christ.
(ESV)
But whatever gain I had I counted as loss for the sake of Christ.

Phil 3:8

(NIV)
What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ
(ESV)
Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ

1Thess 5:13

(NIV)
Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. Live in peace with each other.
(ESV)
and to esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves.

2Thess 3:15

(NIV)
Yet do not regard them as an enemy, but warn them as you would a fellow believer.

(ESV)
Do not regard him as an enemy, but warn him as a brother.

1Tim 1:12

(NIV)
I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me strength, that he considered me trustworthy, appointing me to his service.
(ESV)
I thank him who has given me strength, Christ Jesus our Lord, because he judged me faithful, appointing me to his service,

1Tim 6:1

(NIV)
All who are under the yoke of slavery should consider their masters worthy of full respect, so that God’s name and our teaching may not be slandered.
(ESV)
Let all who are under a yoke as bondservants regard their own masters as worthy of all honor so that the name of God and the teaching may not be reviled.

Heb 10:29

(NIV)
How much more severely do you think someone deserves to be punished who has trampled the Son of God underfoot, who has treated as an unholy thing the blood of the covenant that sanctified them, and who has insulted the Spirit of grace?
(ESV)
How much worse punishment, do you think, will be deserved by the one who has trampled underfoot the Son of God, and has profaned the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified, and has outraged the Spirit of grace?

Heb 11:11

(NIV)
And by faith even Sarah, who was past childbearing age, was enabled to bear children because she considered him faithful who had made the promise.
(ESV)
By faith Sarah herself received power to conceive, even when she was past the age, since she considered him faithful who had promised.

Heb 11:26

(NIV)
He regarded disgrace for the sake of Christ as of greater value than the treasures of Egypt, because he was looking ahead to his reward.
(ESV)
He considered the reproach of Christ greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking to the reward.

Heb 13:7

(NIV)
Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith.
(ESV)
Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.

Heb 13:17

(NIV)
Have confidence in your leaders and submit to their authority, because they keep watch over you as those who must give an account. Do this so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no benefit to you.

(ESV)
Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you.

Heb 13:24

(NIV)
Greet all your leaders and all the Lord’s people. Those from Italy send you their greetings.

(ESV)
Greet all your leaders and all the saints. Those who come from Italy send you greetings.

Jas 1:2

(NIV)
Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds,
(ESV)
Count it all joy, my brothers when you meet trials of various kinds,

2Pet 1:13

(NIV)
I think it is right to refresh your memory as long as I live in the tent of this body,
(ESV)
I think it right, as long as I am in this body, to stir you up by way of reminder,

2Pet 2:13

(NIV)
They will be paid back with harm for the harm they have done. Their idea of pleasure is to carouse in broad daylight. They are blots and blemishes, revelling in their pleasures while they feast with you.
(ESV)
suffering wrong as the wage for their wrongdoing. They count it pleasure to revel in the daytime. They are blots and blemishes, reveling in their deceptions while they feast with you.

2Pet 3:9

(NIV)
The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.

(ESV)
The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.

2Pet 3:15

(NIV)
Bear in mind that our Lord’s patience means salvation, just as our dear brother Paul also wrote to you with the wisdom that God gave him.
(ESV)
And count the patience of our Lord as salvation, just as our beloved brother Paul also wrote to you according to the wisdom given him,
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