Parallel Verses

Daniel Mace New Testament

for the gospel dispensation does not consist in talk, but in power.

New American Standard Bible

For the kingdom of God does not consist in words but in power.

King James Version

For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

Holman Bible

For the kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of power.

International Standard Version

for the kingdom of God isn't just talk, but also power.

A Conservative Version

For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

American Standard Version

For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

Amplified

For the kingdom of God is not based on talk but on power.

An Understandable Version

For God's kingdom is not a matter of [impressive] words, but of [spiritual] power.

Anderson New Testament

For the kingdom of God is not in speech, but in power.

Bible in Basic English

For the kingdom of God is not in word but in power.

Common New Testament

For the kingdom of God does not consist in talk but in power.

Darby Translation

For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

Godbey New Testament

For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

Goodspeed New Testament

For the reign of God is not a matter of words but of power.

John Wesley New Testament

For the kingdom of God is not in speech, but in power.

Julia Smith Translation

For the kingdom of God not in word, but in power.

King James 2000

For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the kingdom of God [is] not with talk, but with power.

Modern King James verseion

For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the Kingdom of God is not in words, but in power.

Moffatt New Testament

For God's Reign does not show itself in talk but in power.

Montgomery New Testament

For the kingdom of God is not in talk, but in power.

NET Bible

For the kingdom of God is demonstrated not in idle talk but with power.

New Heart English Bible

For the Kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

Noyes New Testament

for the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

Sawyer New Testament

for the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

The Emphasized Bible

For, not in speech, is the kingdom of God, but, in power.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For the kingdom of God is not in talk, but in power.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For the Kingdom of God is based, not on words, but on power.

Webster

For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

Weymouth New Testament

For Apostolic authority is not a thing of words, but of power.

Williams New Testament

for the kingdom of God does not consist in talking but in doing.

World English Bible

For the Kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

Worrell New Testament

for the Kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

Worsley New Testament

for the kingdom of God consisteth not in speech, but in power.

Youngs Literal Translation

for not in word is the reign of God, but in power?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

is not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

in
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

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

Verse Info

Context Readings

Paul's Concern For The Corinthian Believers

19 but if the Lord pleases, I will visit you very soon; and then I shall try, not what these boasters can say, but what they can do: 20 for the gospel dispensation does not consist in talk, but in power. 21 Which would you chuse, that I should come to you arm'd with resentment? or, in a mild and benevolent temper?


Cross References

1 Corinthians 2:4

my discourse, and my preaching did not consist in the persuasive reasonings of human wisdom, but in demonstrating the spiritual meaning of the scriptures:

2 Corinthians 10:4-5

our military arms are not so defective, but divinely effectual to demolish all their ramparts;

Romans 14:17

for the gospel dispensation does not consist in meats and drinks, but in piety and peace, and spiritual joy.

1 Corinthians 1:24

both Jews and Gentiles, he is the Christ, the power of God, and the wisdom of God.

1 Thessalonians 1:5

since the gospel we preach'd, did not consist only of words, but was fully confirm'd by miracles and gifts of the holy spirit, you yourselves being witnesses, what we did among you and for you.

Romans 1:16

for I am not ashamed of the gospel, since it is divinely effectual to salvation, to everyone that believes, to the Jew first, and then to the Gentile.

Romans 15:19

by virtue of the miracles and prodigies wrought by the power of the divine spirit; so that from Jerusalem, and the neighbouring country, quite to Illyricum,

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