1 Corinthians 15:58

“Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore my beloued brethren, be yee stedfast, vnmoueable, alwayes abounding in the worke of the Lord, forasmuch as you know that your labour is not in vaine in the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not {in} vain in the Lord.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not vain in the Lord.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this cause, my dear brothers, be strong in purpose and unmoved, ever giving yourselves to the work of the Lord, because you are certain that your work is not without effect in the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

So then, my beloved brethren, be firm, immovable, abounding always in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in [the] Lord.
- Darby Bible

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore, my dear brethren, be firm, unmovable, busily occupied at all times in the Lord's work, knowing that your toil is not fruitless in the Lord.
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the Lord's work, because you know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
- World English Bible

Therfore, my dereworthe britheren, be ye stidefast, and vnmouable, beynge plenteuouse in werk of the Lord, euere more witynge that youre trauel is not idel in the Lord.
- Wycliffe Bible

so that, my brethren beloved, become ye stedfast, unmovable, abounding in the work of the Lord at all times, knowing that your labour is not vain in the Lord.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:58


15:58 Be ye steadfast - In yourselves. Unmovable - By others; continually increasing in the work of faith and labour of love. Knowing your labour is not in vain in the Lord - Whatever ye do for his sake shall have its full reward in that day. Let us also endeavour, by cultivating holiness in all its branches, to maintain this hope in its full energy; longing for that glorious day, when, in the utmost extent of the expression, death shall be swallowed up for ever, and millions of voices, after the long silence of the grave, shall burst out at once into that triumphant song, O death, where is thy sting? O hades, where is thy victory?


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 15:58


1Co 15:58 Therefore, brethren, be ye steadfast, unmoveable. Firm as a rock, devoted to Christian life, for their "faith is not vain". Compare 1Co 15:14,17. Ye know that your labour is not vain in the Lord. Jesus Christ is The Resurrection and the Life (Joh 11:25). The hope of immortality hath sure foundations.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 15

  • Jonathan
    I sometimes get carried away in the world and before I turned back to God it was easy to labour in a worldly way sinning and not loving my neighbour, we must always strive to labour in the Lord for most worldly labour is vanity where as labour in the Lord is everlasting. Think of the labour of love God did for us when he took up the cross for our sins, fasting for 40 days and nights healing and loving each and everyone of us hallelujah Praise the Lord in Jesus name Amen.
  • MockingBird
    First , I think I should look at what God is saying in that : Forasmuch as I know : I do not believe that God expects me to be doing a thing that I know nothing about : Only in what I know , not what I do not know : Then God says for me to be stedfast , unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord : I also believe that as I am working in what I know ,I will learn more on what to do . I am not to expect a reward from man. My reward is laid up in heaven , I also believe that I get rewarded here in the things I do for my Lord.
  • Lilian
    All the battle belongs to Jesus and Victory is for us coz God loves us so much we are redeemed thru Jesus Christ and we are pardoned from our Sins. We are saved by his Grace. Let us praised Jesus and thanked him for everything he has done into our lives. Amen
  • Mildredsc
    That's y we must b baptized in Jesus Name and be filled with his precious Spirit which is The HolyGhost. Which the disciples received on The day of Pentecost. Acts.2:38
  • Jeremy
    I agree totally PRAISE JESUS !
  • Pat-Prince Chudi
    in all challenges victory is sure at last.