Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and the spirits of prophets are subject to prophets;

King James Version

And the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets.

Holman Bible

And the prophets' spirits are under the control of the prophets,

International Standard Version

The spirits of prophets are subject to the prophets,

A Conservative Version

And the spirits of prophets are subject to prophets,

American Standard Version

and the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets;

Amplified

For the spirits of the prophets (the speakers in tongues) are under the speaker's control [and subject to being silenced as may be necessary],

An Understandable Version

And the prophets' spirits are [to be] under the prophets' control [i.e., a prophet was to determine if or when he exercised his gift],

Anderson New Testament

and the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets;

Bible in Basic English

And the spirits of the prophets are controlled by the prophets;

Common New Testament

and the spirits of prophets are subject to prophets.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the prophetic gifts are to be subservient to the prophets.

Darby Translation

And spirits of prophets are subject to prophets.

Godbey New Testament

Truly the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets;

Goodspeed New Testament

for the spirits of prophets will give way to prophets,

John Wesley New Testament

For the Spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets.

Julia Smith Translation

And the spirits of the prophets are subjected to the prophets.

King James 2000

And the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and the spirits of prophets are subject to prophets.

Modern King James verseion

And the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the spirits of the prophets are in the power of the prophets.

Moffatt New Testament

Prophets can control their own prophetic spirits,

Montgomery New Testament

The spirits of prophets are subject to prophets,

NET Bible

Indeed, the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets,

New Heart English Bible

The spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets,

Noyes New Testament

And spirits of prophets are subject to prophets;

Sawyer New Testament

And the spirits of prophets are subject to the prophets;

The Emphasized Bible

And, spirits of prophets, unto prophets, do submit themselves;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets.

Twentieth Century New Testament

(The spirit that moves the preachers is within the preachers' control;

Webster

And the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets.

Weymouth New Testament

and the spirits of Prophets yield submission to Prophets.

Williams New Testament

for the spirits of prophets yield to prophets;

World English Bible

The spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets,

Worrell New Testament

And spirits of prophets are subject to prophets;

Worsley New Testament

And the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets:

Youngs Literal Translation

and the spiritual gift of prophets to prophets are subject,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

the spirits
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

of the prophets
προφήτης 
Prophetes 
Usage: 105

ὑποτάσσω 
Hupotasso 
Usage: 39

References

Context Readings

Specific Instructions For Orderly Worship Services

31 For you can all prophesy one by one, so that all may learn and all may be exhorted; 32 and the spirits of prophets are subject to prophets; 33 for God is not a God of confusion but of peace, as in all the churches of the saints.


Cross References

1 John 4:1

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

1 Samuel 10:10-13

When they came to the hill there, behold, a group of prophets met him; and the Spirit of God came upon him mightily, so that he prophesied among them.

1 Samuel 19:19-24

It was told Saul, saying, "Behold, David is at Naioth in Ramah."

2 Kings 2:3

Then the sons of the prophets who were at Bethel came out to Elisha and said to him, "Do you know that the LORD will take away your master from over you today?" And he said, "Yes, I know; be still."

2 Kings 2:5

The sons of the prophets who were at Jericho approached Elisha and said to him, "Do you know that the LORD will take away your master from over you today?" And he answered, "Yes, I know; be still."

Job 32:8-11

"But it is a spirit in man, And the breath of the Almighty gives them understanding.

Jeremiah 20:9

But if I say, "I will not remember Him Or speak anymore in His name," Then in my heart it becomes like a burning fire Shut up in my bones; And I am weary of holding it in, And I cannot endure it.

Acts 4:19-20

But Peter and John answered and said to them, "Whether it is right in the sight of God to give heed to you rather than to God, you be the judge;

1 Corinthians 14:29-30

Let two or three prophets speak, and let the others pass judgment.

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