Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Let a man regard us in this manner, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

A person should consider us in this way: as servants of Christ and managers of God's mysteries.

International Standard Version

Think of us as servants of the Messiah and as servant managers entrusted with God's secrets.

A Conservative Version

Thus let a man regard us as of helpers of Christ, and managers of mysteries of God.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

So then, let us [apostles] be looked upon as ministering servants of Christ and stewards (trustees) of the mysteries (the secret purposes) of God.

An Understandable Version

So, a person should look at us as servants of Christ and property managers entrusted with the secret truths of God.

Anderson New Testament

Let each one so think of us as ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.

Bible in Basic English

Let us be judged as servants of Christ, and as those who are responsible for the secret things of God.

Common New Testament

This is how one should regard us, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Let men consider us, as the ministers of Christ, who dispense the divine mysteries.

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

So let a man consider us, as ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

The right way for a man to think of us is as Christ's servants, and managers authorized to distribute the secret truths of God.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let us reckon men as ministers of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.

Julia Smith Translation

So let a man reckon us, as servants of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Thus let a person consider us as servants of Christ and stewards of God's mysteries.

Modern King James verseion

So let a man think of us as ministers of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let men this wise esteem us, even as the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the secrets of God.

Moffatt New Testament

This is how you are to look upon us, as servants of Christ and stewards of God's secret truths.

Montgomery New Testament

Let any man look upon us as servants of Christ, and stewards of the secret truths of God.

NET Bible

One should think about us this way -- as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.

New Heart English Bible

So let a man think of us as Christ's servants, and stewards of God's mysteries.

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

Let a man so regard us as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.

The Emphasized Bible

Let a man, so, be reckoning of us, as officers of Christ, and stewards of sacred secrets of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

LET a man so account of us, as the under servants of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Let men look upon us as Christ's servants, and as stewards of the hidden truths of God.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

As for us Apostles, let any one take this view of us--we are Christ's officers, and stewards of God's secret truths.

Williams New Testament

As for us apostles, men ought to think of us as ministers of Christ and trustees to handle God's uncovered truths.

World English Bible

So let a man think of us as Christ's servants, and stewards of God's mysteries.

Worrell New Testament

Let a man so consider us, as servants of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.

Worsley New Testament

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Let a man so reckon us as officers of Christ, and stewards of the secrets of God,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let
λογίζομαι 
Logizomai 
Usage: 40

a man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man , not tr ,
Usage: 316

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
so , thus , even so , on this wise , likewise , after this manner ,
Usage: 146

λογίζομαι 
Logizomai 
Usage: 40

of us
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us , we , our , us-ward 9 , not tr
Usage: 170

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

of the ministers
ὑπηρέτης 
Huperetes 
Usage: 17

of Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

and

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

οἰκονόμος 
Oikonomos 
Usage: 6

of the mysteries
μυστήριον 
Musterion 
Usage: 23

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Christ's Servant, God's Steward

1 Let a man regard us in this manner, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. 2 In this case, moreover, it is required of stewards that one be found trustworthy.


Cross References

Romans 16:25

Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret for long ages past,

Titus 1:7

For the overseer must be above reproach as God's steward, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not addicted to wine, not pugnacious, not fond of sordid gain,

1 Peter 4:10

As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

Matthew 13:11

Jesus answered them, "To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been granted.

Matthew 24:45

"Who then is the faithful and sensible slave whom his master put in charge of his household to give them their food at the proper time?

Mark 4:11

And He was saying to them, "To you has been given the mystery of the kingdom of God, but those who are outside get everything in parables,

Luke 8:10

And He said, "To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest it is in parables, so that SEEING THEY MAY NOT SEE, AND HEARING THEY MAY NOT UNDERSTAND.

Luke 12:42

And the Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and sensible steward, whom his master will put in charge of his servants, to give them their rations at the proper time?

Luke 16:1-3

Now He was also saying to the disciples, "There was a rich man who had a manager, and this manager was reported to him as squandering his possessions.

1 Corinthians 2:7

but we speak God's wisdom in a mystery, the hidden wisdom which God predestined before the ages to our glory;

1 Corinthians 3:5

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

1 Corinthians 4:13

when we are slandered, we try to conciliate; we have become as the scum of the world, the dregs of all things, even until now.

1 Corinthians 9:16-18

For if I preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast of, for I am under compulsion; for woe is me if I do not preach the gospel.

2 Corinthians 4:5

For we do not preach ourselves but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your bond-servants for Jesus' sake.

2 Corinthians 6:4

but in everything commending ourselves as servants of God, in much endurance, in afflictions, in hardships, in distresses,

2 Corinthians 11:23

Are they servants of Christ?--I speak as if insane--I more so; in far more labors, in far more imprisonments, beaten times without number, often in danger of death.

2 Corinthians 12:6

For if I do wish to boast I will not be foolish, for I will be speaking the truth; but I refrain from this, so that no one will credit me with more than he sees in me or hears from me.

Ephesians 1:9

He made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His kind intention which He purposed in Him

Ephesians 3:3-9

that by revelation there was made known to me the mystery, as I wrote before in brief.

Ephesians 6:19

and pray on my behalf, that utterance may be given to me in the opening of my mouth, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel,

Colossians 1:25-27

Of this church I was made a minister according to the stewardship from God bestowed on me for your benefit, so that I might fully carry out the preaching of the word of God,

Colossians 2:2

that their hearts may be encouraged, having been knit together in love, and attaining to all the wealth that comes from the full assurance of understanding, resulting in a true knowledge of God's mystery, that is, Christ Himself,

Colossians 4:3

praying at the same time for us as well, that God will open up to us a door for the word, so that we may speak forth the mystery of Christ, for which I have also been imprisoned;

1 Timothy 3:6

and not a new convert, so that he will not become conceited and fall into the condemnation incurred by the devil.

1 Timothy 3:9

but holding to the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience.

1 Timothy 3:16

By common confession, great is the mystery of godliness: He who was revealed in the flesh, Was vindicated in the Spirit, Seen by angels, Proclaimed among the nations, Believed on in the world, Taken up in glory.



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