Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

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 have comfort. 32 For the spirits of the prophets are in the power of the prophets. 33 For God is not causer of strife: but of peace, as he is in all other congregations of the saints.


Cross References

1 John 4:1

Ye beloved, believe not every spirit: but prove the spirits whether they be of God, or not: for many false prophets are gone out in to the world.

1 Samuel 10:10-13

When they came to the hill, behold, the company of prophets met him, and the spirit of God came upon 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

the children of the Prophets that were at Bethel came out to Elisha and said to him, "Knowest thou not how that the LORD will take away thy master from thee this day?" And he said, "I know it too; hold your peace."

2 Kings 2:5

And the children of the Prophets that were at Jericho came to Elisha and said unto him, "Art thou not aware that the LORD will take away thy master from thee this day?" And he answered, "I know it also; hold your peace."

Job 32:8-11

Every man, no doubt, hath a mind; but it is the inspiration of the Almighty that giveth understanding.

Jeremiah 20:9

Wherefore, I thought from henceforth not to speak of him, nor to preach anymore in his name. But the word of the LORD was a very burning fire in my heart and in my bones, which when I would have stopped, I might not.

Acts 4:19-20

But Peter and John answered unto them and said, "Whether it be right in the sight of God to obey you more than God, judge ye.

1 Corinthians 14:29-30

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

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