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 prophets are subject to the prophets [the prophecy is under the speaker’s control, and he can stop speaking];

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.

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 ye may all prophesy one by one, that all may learn, and all may be exhorted. 32 and the spirits of prophets are subject to prophets; 33 For God is not the God of disorder, but of peace, as in all the congregations of the saints.


Cross References

1 John 4:1

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

1 Samuel 10:10-13

And when they came there to the hill, behold, the company of prophets met him, and the Spirit of God prospered him, and he prophesied among them.

1 Samuel 19:19-24

And it was told Saul, saying, Behold, David is at Naioth in Ramah.

2 Kings 2:3

And the sons of the prophets that were at Bethel came forth to Elisha and said unto him, Knowest thou that the LORD will take away thy master from thy head today? And he said, Yes, I know it; be silent.

2 Kings 2:5

And the sons of the prophets that were at Jericho came to Elisha and said unto him, Knowest thou that the LORD will take away thy master from thy head today? And he answered, Yes, I know it; be silent.

Job 32:8-11

Certainly there is a spirit in man, and the inspiration of the Almighty gives them understanding.

Jeremiah 20:9

And I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name. But he was in my heart as a burning fire and within my bones; I tried to forbear, and I could not.

Acts 4:19-20

Then Peter and John answered and said unto them, Judge whether it is right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God.

1 Corinthians 14:29-30

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

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