And every man that strives for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.
Treasury of Scripture
Ephesians 6:12-18 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers...
1 Timothy 6:12 Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto you are also called...
2 Timothy 2:5 And if a man also strive for masteries, yet is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully.
2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:
Hebrews 12:4 You have not yet resisted to blood, striving against sin.
Galatians 5:23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.
Titus 1:8 But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;
Titus 2:2 That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.
2 Peter 1:6 And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness;
1 Corinthians 15:54 So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality...
2 Timothy 4:8 From now on there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day...
Hebrews 12:28 Why we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear:
James 1:12 Blessed is the man that endures temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life...
1 Peter 1:4 To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fades not away, reserved in heaven for you,
1 Peter 5:4 And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, you shall receive a crown of glory that fades not away.
Revelation 2:10 Fear none of those things which you shall suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that you may be tried...
Revelation 3:11 Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which you have, that no man take your crown.
Revelation 4:4,10 And round about the throne were four and twenty seats: and on the seats I saw four and twenty elders sitting, clothed in white raiment...
ContextRun Your Race to Win
24Know you not that they which run in a race run all, but one receives the prize? So run, that you may obtain. 25And every man that strives for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible. 26I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beats the air: 27But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
And every man that striveth in the games exerciseth self-control in all things. Now they do it to receive a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.
And every one that striveth for the mastery, refraineth himself from all things: and they indeed that they may receive a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible one.
Darby Bible Translation
But every one that contends for a prize is temperate in all things: they then indeed that they may receive a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible.
King James Bible
And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.
Young's Literal Translation
and every one who is striving, is in all things temperate; these, indeed, then, that a corruptible crown they may receive, but we an incorruptible;