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Popular Bible Verses about Control

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Colossians 1:13

Bible Rank: 325
For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves NIV
[The Father] has delivered and drawn us to Himself out of the control and the dominion of darkness and has transferred us into the kingdom of the Son of His love AMP
Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: KJV

2 Timothy 1:7

Bible Rank: 429
For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline. NIV
For God did not give us a spirit of timidity (of cowardice, of craven and cringing and fawning fear), but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of calm and well-balanced mind and discipline and self-control. AMP
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. KJV

2 Peter 1:6

Bible Rank: 504
And to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness NIV
And in [exercising] knowledge [develop] self-control, and in [exercising] self-control [develop] steadfastness (patience, endurance), and in [exercising] steadfastness [develop] godliness (piety) AMP
And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; KJV

Ephesians 2:2

Bible Rank: 996
In which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient. NIV
In which at one time you walked [habitually]. You were following the course and fashion of this world [were under the sway of the tendency of this present age], following the prince of the power of the air. [You were obedient to and under the control of] the [demon] spirit that still constantly works in the sons of disobedience [the careless, the rebellious, and the unbelieving, who go against the purposes of God]. AMP
Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience: KJV

Romans 7:14

Bible Rank: 1,079
We know that the law is spiritual; but I am unspiritual, sold as a slave to sin. NIV
We know that the Law is spiritual; but I am a creature of the flesh [carnal, unspiritual], having been sold into slavery under [the control of] sin. AMP
For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin. KJV

Romans 3:9

Bible Rank: 1,106
What shall we conclude then? Do we have any advantage? Not at all! We have already made the charge that Jews and Gentiles alike are all under the power of sin. NIV
Well then, are we [Jews] superior and better off than they? No, not at all. We have already charged that all men, both Jews and Greeks (Gentiles), are under sin [held down by and subject to its power and control]. AMP
What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise: for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin; KJV

1 John 5:19

Bible Rank: 1,413
We know that we are children of God, and that the whole world is under the control of the evil one. NIV
We know [positively] that we are of God, and the whole world [around us] is under the power of the evil one. AMP
And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness. KJV

1 Corinthians 9:19

Bible Rank: 1,827
Though I am free and belong to no one, I have made myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible. NIV
For although I am free in every way from anyone's control, I have made myself a bond servant to everyone, so that I might gain the more [for Christ]. AMP
For though I be free from all men, yet have I made myself servant unto all, that I might gain the more. KJV

2 Timothy 3:6

Bible Rank: 1,926
They are the kind who worm their way into homes and gain control over gullible women, who are loaded down with sins and are swayed by all kinds of evil desires NIV
For among them are those who worm their way into homes and captivate silly and weak-natured and spiritually dwarfed women, loaded down with [the burden of their] sins [and easily] swayed and led away by various evil desires and seductive impulses. AMP
For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts, KJV

1 Corinthians 7:9

Bible Rank: 1,931
But if they cannot control themselves, they should marry, for it is better to marry than to burn with passion. NIV
But if they have not self-control (restraint of their passions), they should marry. For it is better to marry than to be aflame [with passion and tortured continually with ungratified desire]. AMP
But if they cannot contain, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn. KJV

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