Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

If anyone thinks he is a prophet or spiritual, let him recognize that the things which I write to you are the Lord's commandment.

King James Version

If any man think himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him acknowledge that the things that I write unto you are the commandments of the Lord.

Holman Bible

If anyone thinks he is a prophet or spiritual, he should recognize that what I write to you is the Lord's command.

International Standard Version

If anyone thinks he is a prophet or a spiritual person, he must acknowledge that what I am writing to you is the Lord's command.

A Conservative Version

If any man presumes to be a prophet or spiritual, let him acknowledge what I write to you, that they are commandments of Lord.

American Standard Version

If any man thinketh himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him take knowledge of the things which I write unto you, that they are the commandment of the Lord.

Amplified

If anyone thinks and claims that he is a prophet [filled with and governed by the Holy Spirit of God and inspired to interpret the divine will and purpose in preaching or teaching] or has any other spiritual endowment, let him understand (recognize and acknowledge) that what I am writing to you is a command of the Lord.

An Understandable Version

If any man thinks he is a prophet or has a spiritual gift, he should realize that the things I am writing to you are the Lord's commandment.

Anderson New Testament

If any one has the reputation of being a prophet, or spiritual man, let him acknowledge that the things which I write to you are the commandments of the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

If any man seems to himself to be a prophet or to have the Spirit, let him take note of the things which I am writing to you, as being the word of the Lord.

Common New Testament

If anyone thinks he is a prophet or spiritual, let him acknowledge that what I am writing to you is the Lord's command.

Daniel Mace New Testament

if any one pretends to be a prophet, or to spiritual gifts, let him be assured that the rules which I have here prescrib'd, are the commandments of the Lord.

Darby Translation

If any one thinks himself to be a prophet or spiritual, let him recognise the things that I write to you, that it is the Lord's commandment.

Godbey New Testament

If any one seems to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him understand the things which I write to you, that they are of the Lord;

Goodspeed New Testament

If anyone claims to be inspired to preach, or to have any other spiritual endowment, let him understand that what I am now writing you is a command from the Lord.

John Wesley New Testament

If any one think himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him acknowledge that the things which I write to you, are the commandments of the Lord.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If anyone thinks himself to be a prophet or spiritual, let him acknowledge that the things that I write unto you are the commandments of the Lord.

Julia Smith Translation

If any think to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him observe what I write to you, that they are the commands of the Lord.

King James 2000

If any man thinks himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him acknowledge that the things that I write unto you are the commandments of the Lord.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If anyone thinks he is a prophet or spiritual, he should recognize that [the things] which I am writing to you are of the Lord.

Modern King James verseion

If anyone thinks to be a prophet, or a spiritual one, let him recognize the things I write to you, that they are a commandment of the Lord.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If any man think himself a prophet, either spiritual: let him understand what things I write unto you. For they are the commandments of the Lord.

Moffatt New Testament

If anyone considers himself a prophet or gifted with the Spirit, let him understand that what I write to you is a command of the Lord.

Montgomery New Testament

If any one thinks himself a prophet or spiritual, let him recognize that what I am now writing you is a command of the Lord.

NET Bible

If anyone considers himself a prophet or spiritual person, he should acknowledge that what I write to you is the Lord's command.

New Heart English Bible

If any man thinks himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him recognize the things which I write to you, that they are the commandment of the Lord.

Noyes New Testament

If any one thinketh himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him know surely that the directions I am writing to you are the Lords;

Sawyer New Testament

If any one thinks he is a prophet, or a spiritual man, let him acknowledge the [things] which I write to you, that they are the Lord's;

The Emphasized Bible

If anyone thinketh himself to be a prophet, or spiritually gifted, let him acknowledge the things which I am writing to you, - that they are, a commandment, of the Lord.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

If any man thinketh that he is a prophet, or spiritually gifted, let him acknowledge that the things which I write unto you are the commandments of the Lord.

Twentieth Century New Testament

If any one thinks that he has the gift of preaching or any other spiritual gift, let him recognize that what I am now saying to you is a command from the Lord.

Webster

If any man thinketh himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him acknowledge that the things that I write to you are the commandments of the Lord.

Weymouth New Testament

If any one deems himself to be a Prophet or a man with spiritual gifts, let him recognize as the Lord's command all that I am now writing to you.

Williams New Testament

If anyone claims to have the prophetic spirit, or any other spiritual gift, let him recognize that what I now am writing is the Lord's command.

World English Bible

If any man thinks himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him recognize the things which I write to you, that they are the commandment of the Lord.

Worrell New Testament

If anyone thinks himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him acknowledge the things that I write to you, that they are the Lord's commandment;

Worsley New Testament

If any one seem to be a prophet, or acted by the Spirit, let him acknowlege that what I write to you are the commandments of the Lord.

Youngs Literal Translation

if any one doth think to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him acknowledge the things that I write to you -- that of the Lord they are commands;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

δοκέω 
Dokeo 
Usage: 45

to be
εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

προφήτης 
Prophetes 
Usage: 105

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

πνευματικός 
Pneumatikos 
Usage: 25

ἐπιγινώσκω 
Epiginosko 
Usage: 37

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97

ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

Context Readings

Specific Instructions For Orderly Worship Services

36 Was it from you that the word of God first went forth? Or has it come to you only? 37 If anyone thinks he is a prophet or spiritual, let him recognize that the things which I write to you are the Lord's commandment. 38 But if anyone does not recognize this, he is not recognized.


Cross References

2 Corinthians 10:7

You are looking at things as they are outwardly If anyone is confident in himself that he is Christ's, let him consider this again within himself, that just as he is Christ's, so also are we.

1 John 4:6

We are from God; he who knows God listens to us; he who is not from God does not listen to us By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.

Numbers 24:3-4

He took up his discourse and said, "The oracle of Balaam the son of Beor, And the oracle of the man whose eye is opened;

Numbers 24:16

The oracle of him who hears the words of God, And knows the knowledge of the Most High, Who sees the vision of the Almighty, Falling down, yet having his eyes uncovered.

Luke 10:16

"The one who listens to you listens to Me, and the one who rejects you rejects Me; and he who rejects Me rejects the One who sent Me."

Romans 12:3

For through the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think more highly of himself than he ought to think; but to think so as to have sound judgment, as God has allotted to each a measure of faith.

1 Corinthians 7:25

Now concerning virgins I have no command of the Lord, but I give an opinion as one who by the mercy of the Lord is trustworthy.

1 Corinthians 7:40

But in my opinion she is happier if she remains as she is; and I think that I also have the Spirit of God.

1 Corinthians 8:2

If anyone supposes that he knows anything, he has not yet known as he ought to know;

1 Corinthians 13:1-3

If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.

2 Corinthians 10:12

For we are not bold to class or compare ourselves with some of those who commend themselves; but when they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they are without understanding.

2 Corinthians 11:4

For if one comes and preaches another Jesus whom we have not preached, or you receive a different spirit which you have not received, or a different gospel which you have not accepted, you bear this beautifully.

2 Corinthians 11:12-15

But what I am doing I will continue to do, so that I may cut off opportunity from those who desire an opportunity to be regarded just as we are in the matter about which they are boasting.

Galatians 6:8

For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

1 Thessalonians 4:1-8

Finally then, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to walk and please God (just as you actually do walk), that you excel still more.

2 Peter 3:2

that you should remember the words spoken beforehand by the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior spoken by your apostles.

Jude 1:17

But you, beloved, ought to remember the words that were spoken beforehand by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ,



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