Parallel Verses

Daniel Mace New Testament

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

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 [who minister] be regarded as servants of Christ and stewards (trustees, administrators) of the mysteries of God [that He chooses to reveal].

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.

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.

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 
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

Images 1 Corinthians 4:1

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 4:1

Context Readings

Christ's Servant, God's Steward

1 Let men consider us, as the ministers of Christ, who dispense the divine mysteries. 2 now it is required in a steward, that he be found faithful.


Cross References

Romans 16:25

Now to him that is able to establish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, conformable to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret from antient times, but now is laid open,

Titus 1:7

for a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not morose, not soon angry, not given to wine, not violent, not desirous of unlawful gain.

1 Peter 4:10

as good economists of the different dispensations of God, communicate to one another the gifts you have receiv'd.

Matthew 13:11

to whom he answered, because you are allowed to know the mysteries of the gospel-dispensation, but to them it is not allowed.

Matthew 24:45

If then there be a servant, appointed by his master to take care of his family, who faithfully and prudently distributes their allowance according to the establishment: happy is the servant,

Mark 4:11

he answered, you are admitted into the secret of the gospel-dispensation: but to unbelievers every thing is couch'd in parables; because,

Luke 8:10

he answered, the secret circumstances of the divine dispensation may be clearly revealed to you, but to others only in parables, so that they don't observe what they see, nor comprehend what they hear.

Luke 12:42

Jesus answered, if there be a faithful prudent steward, appointed by his master to give his domesticks their stated allowance; happy is such a servant,

Luke 16:1-3

Jesus said likewise to his disciples, a certain rich man had an information against his steward, for making havock of his estate.

1 Corinthians 2:7

but we explain that mysterious plan of divine wisdom, which God had contriv'd before the ages, for our glory:

1 Corinthians 3:5

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?

1 Corinthians 4:13

and when we are defamed, we intreat: in a word, we are look'd upon as the dregs and scum of mankind, even to this day.

1 Corinthians 9:16-18

for in barely preaching the gospel, I have nothing to glory in: because I am under an obligation to do it; yea, wo is unto me if I preach not the gospel.

2 Corinthians 4:5

for we preach not our selves, but Christ Jesus the Lord, professing our selves your servants for his sake.

2 Corinthians 6:4

but in all things I approve myself as the minister of God, by great constancy in afflictions, in torments, in distresses, from stripes,

2 Corinthians 11:23

so am I: are they ministers of Christ? is it my vanity? I am more so: in toilsome labours I surpass them, in stripes I am exceedingly beyond them, in prisons I have been oftner, and frequently in the very jaws of death.

2 Corinthians 12:6

tho' if I had a mind to glory, I might do it without vanity, for I should say nothing but what is true: but now I forbear, lest any man should ascribe more to me than my actions, or my preaching can justify.

Ephesians 1:9

for he has discover'd to us the secret of his will, that out of his meer good pleasure, he had purposed in himself,

Ephesians 3:3-9

having revealed to me the secret, I now mention'd in short,

Ephesians 6:19

in particular for me, that I may have leave to speak without any restraint, and make known the mystery of the gospel,

Colossians 1:25-27

of which I have been established a minister, according to the charge which God has given me to preach his gospel faithfully among you. ---

Colossians 2:2

that their hearts might be comforted, and that being firmly united in love, they might possess the highest and fullest persuasion of the truth of this doctrine, by entring into this mystery, even of God the father, and of Christ,

Colossians 4:3

put up your requests likewise for me, that God would give me an opportunity to declare the mystery of Christ (for which I am even in bonds:)

1 Timothy 3:6

nor must he be a new convert; for fear he should be elated with pride, and so involve himself in the same ruin as the devil.

1 Timothy 3:9

but by their integrity maintain the reverence due to the gospel.

1 Timothy 3:16

the mystery of piety is the pillar and basts of truth; and certainly most extraordinary. God has appear'd in the flesh, been justified by the spirit, seen by angels, proclaim'd to the Gentiles, believ'd by the world, and assum'd into glory.

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