Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom you believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?

New American Standard Bible

What then is Apollos? And what is Paul? Servants through whom you believed, even as the Lord gave opportunity to each one.

King James Version

Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?

Holman Bible

What then is Apollos? And what is Paul? They are servants through whom you believed, and each has the role the Lord has given.

International Standard Version

Who is Apollos, anyhow? Or who is Paul? They're merely servants through whom you came to believe, as the Lord gave to each of us his task.

A Conservative Version

Who therefore is Paul and who is Apollos? But rather helpers through whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to each man.

American Standard Version

What then is Apollos? and what is Paul? Ministers through whom ye believed; and each as the Lord gave to him.

Amplified

What then is Apollos? And what is Paul? Just servants through whom you believed [in Christ], even as the Lord appointed to each his task.

An Understandable Version

After all, who is Apollos? And who is Paul? They are [only] servants through whom you believed [in Christ], with each one doing what the Lord gave him to do.

Anderson New Testament

Who, then, is Paul? and who is Apollos? Ministers by whom you have believed, even as the Lord gave to each one.

Bible in Basic English

What then is Apollos? and what is Paul? They are but servants who gave you the good news as God gave it to them.

Common New Testament

What then is Apollos? And what is Paul? Servants through whom you believed, even as the Lord assigned to each one.

Daniel Mace New Testament

who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye have received faith according to the divine gifts imparted to each of them?

Darby Translation

Who then is Apollos, and who Paul? Ministering servants, through whom ye have believed, and as the Lord has given to each.

Godbey New Testament

Then what is Apollos? and what is Paul? But ministers through whom ye believed; even as the Lord gave to each one.

Goodspeed New Testament

What is Apollos? Or what is Paul? Just servants through whom you came to have faith, as the Lord gave each of us opportunity.

John Wesley New Testament

and another, I am of Apollos, are ye not carnal? Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?

Julia Smith Translation

Who then is Paul, and who Apollos, but servants by whom ye believed, and to each as the Lord gave?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, what is Apollos and what is Paul? Servants through whom you believed, and to each as the Lord gave.

Modern King James verseion

Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom you believed, even as the Lord gave to each?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

What is Paul? What thing is Apollos? Only ministers are they, by whom ye believed: even as the Lord gave every man grace.

Moffatt New Testament

Who is Apollos? Who is Paul? They are simply used by God to give you faith, each as the Lord assigns his task.

Montgomery New Testament

What then is Apollos? What is Paul? Just ministers through whom you have believed, and each doing the work that the Lord gave him.

NET Bible

What is Apollos, really? Or what is Paul? Servants through whom you came to believe, and each of us in the ministry the Lord gave us.

New Heart English Bible

Who then is Apollos, and who is Paul, but servants through whom you believed; and each as the Lord gave to him?

Noyes New Testament

Who then is Apollos, and who is Paul, but ministers through whom ye believed, and that as the Lord gave to each?

Sawyer New Testament

Who then is Apollos? and who is Paul? but ministers by whom you believed, and to each as the Lord gave.

The Emphasized Bible

What then is Apollos? and, what is Paul? ministers through whom ye believed, and, each, as the Lord, gave to him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but the ministers through whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to each [of us]?

Twentieth Century New Testament

What, I ask, is Apollos? or what is Paul? Servants through whom you were led to accept the Faith; and that only as the Lord helped each of you.

Webster

Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?

Weymouth New Testament

What then is Apollos? And what is Paul? They are just God's servants, through whose efforts, and as the Lord granted power to each, you accepted the faith.

Williams New Testament

Then what is Apollos? Or what is Paul? Mere servants through whom you came to believe, as the Lord gave each of us his task.

World English Bible

Who then is Apollos, and who is Paul, but servants through whom you believed; and each as the Lord gave to him?

Worrell New Testament

What, then, is Apollos? and what is Paul? Ministers through whom ye believed; and as the Lord gave to each.

Worsley New Testament

Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whose means ye embraced the faith, even as the Lord gave success to each of them?

Youngs Literal Translation

Who, then, is Paul, and who Apollos, but ministrants through whom ye did believe, and to each as the Lord gave?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Who
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

Παῦλος 
Paulos 
Usage: 162

and
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

who
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

is Apollos
Ἀπολλώς 
Apollos 
Usage: 10

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

διάκονος 
Diakonos 
Usage: 24

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163


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

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

gave to
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Images 1 Corinthians 3:5

Context Readings

Divisiveness And Immaturity

4 For while one says, I am of Paul; and another, I am of Apollos; are you not carnal? 5 Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom you believed, even as the Lord gave to every man? 6 I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.



Cross References

2 Corinthians 6:4

But in all things presenting ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,

1 Corinthians 3:10

According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise master builder, I have laid the foundation, and another builds thereon. But let every man take heed how he builds thereupon.

2 Corinthians 3:6

Who also has made us able ministers of the new covenant; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter kills, but the spirit gives life.

Matthew 25:15

And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one; to every man according to his own ability; and immediately took his journey.

Luke 1:2

Even as they delivered them unto us, who from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word;

John 3:27

John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven.

Romans 10:14-15

How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher?

Romans 12:3-6

For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God has dealt to every man the measure of faith.

1 Corinthians 3:7

So then neither is he that plants anything, neither he that waters; but God that gives the increase.

1 Corinthians 4:1-2

Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.

1 Corinthians 9:17

For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a stewardship of the gospel is committed unto me.

1 Corinthians 12:4-11

Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit.

1 Corinthians 12:28

And God has set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helpers, administrators, various kinds of tongues.

2 Corinthians 3:3

Since you are manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshly tables of the heart.

2 Corinthians 4:5

For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.

2 Corinthians 4:7

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.

2 Corinthians 6:1

We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that you receive not the grace of God in vain.

2 Corinthians 11:23

Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labors more abundant, in stripes beyond measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths often.

Ephesians 3:7

Of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the effectual working of his power.

Colossians 1:25

Of which I am made a minister, according to the commission of God which is given to me for you, to fulfill the word of God;

1 Peter 4:10

As every man has received a gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

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