Parallel Verses

Webster

And the spirits of the prophets are subject to 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 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;

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 comforted. 32 And the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets. 33 For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.


Cross References

1 John 4:1

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

1 Samuel 10:10-13

And when they came thither to the hill, behold, a 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 to Saul, saying, Behold, David is at Naioth in Ramah.

2 Kings 2:3

And the sons of the prophets that were at Beth-el came forth to Elisha, and said to him, Knowest thou that the LORD will take away thy master from thy head to-day? And he said, Yes, I know it; hold ye your peace.

2 Kings 2:5

And the sons of the prophets that were at Jericho came to Elisha, and said to him, Knowest thou that the LORD will take away thy master from thy head to-day? And he answered, Yes, I know it; hold ye your peace.

Job 32:8-11

But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

Jeremiah 20:9

Then I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name. But his word was in my heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I was weary with forbearing, and I could not stay.

Acts 4:19-20

But Peter and John answered and said to them, Whether it is right in the sight of God to hearken to you rather than to God, judge ye.

1 Corinthians 14:29-30

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

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