1 Thessalonians

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1 Thessalonians 5:22

“Abstain from all appearance of evil.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Abstaine from all appearance of euill.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

abstain from every form of evil.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

abstain from every form of evil.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Keep from every form of evil.
- Basic English Bible

hold aloof from every form of wickedness.
- Darby Bible

Abstain from all appearance of evil.
- Webster's Bible

Hold yourselves aloof from every form of evil.
- Weymouth Bible

Abstain from every form of evil.
- World English Bible

Absteyne you fro al yuel spice.
- Wycliffe Bible

from all appearance of evil abstain ye;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Thessalonians 5:22


5:22 And be equally zealous and careful to abstain from all appearance of evil - Observe, those who heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears, under pretence of proving all things, have no countenance or excuse from this scripture.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 5:22


1Th 5:22 Abstain from all appearance of evil. The meaning is to avoid evil in every form.

Discussion for 1 Thessalonians 5

  • Irene123
    Vs. 6-7; "Sober" - as well as being alert, watchful, the word also takes in drunkenness, v. 7. And worldly 'jesting'; there are times for Christian jesting, only 'times' - when the occasion calls for it, which, in His wisdom, will be very few.
  • Irene123
    V. 7 reverts back to v. 5 - 'night' is spiritual darkness, not literal night.
  • Irene123
    Salvation - we just have to ask and accept. Then how does one explain Matt. 28:19 and Acts 2:38 ..... ? And Jas. 2:17-26 ..... ?
  • GodsLove1
    The words Wrath and Quenching The Holy Spirit, is my focal point of the scripture text; because these two action words will lead me to sin. So,in learning this I will activate my Christian walk in Abstinence. Amen.
  • Irene123
    1 Thess. 5:5-7 - this is for any who may not 'understand' these verses. The children of 'light' and 'day' KNOW IN TRUTH the Word OF God (Jesus) and obey it. The 'drunken in the night' are those who refuse to know His Word of Truth; they ae in darkness concerning His Word.
  • Pearl
    I praise him for the peace and joy he has given me. He is my rock annd Lord.

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