Parallel Verses

Anderson New Testament

to whom it was revealed, that, not for themselves, but for us, they ministered the things that are now preached to you by those who have made known to you the gospel, through the Holy Spirit sent down from heaven; into which things angels desire to look.

New American Standard Bible

It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves, but you, in these things which now have been announced to you through those who preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven—things into which angels long to look.

King James Version

Unto whom it was revealed, that not unto themselves, but unto us they did minister the things, which are now reported unto you by them that have preached the gospel unto you with the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven; which things the angels desire to look into.

Holman Bible

It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves but you. These things have now been announced to you through those who preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven. Angels desire to look into these things.

International Standard Version

It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves but you in regard to the things that have now been announced to you by those who brought you the good news through the Holy Spirit sent from heaven. These are things that even the angels desire to look into.

A Conservative Version

To whom it was revealed, that they were serving not themselves, but you, those things that were now reported to you by those who preached good-news to you in Holy Spirit, which was sent forth from heaven, into which things heavenly

American Standard Version

To whom it was revealed, that not unto themselves, but unto you, did they minister these things, which now have been announced unto you through them that preached the gospel unto you by the Holy Spirit sent forth from heaven; which things angel desire to look into.

Amplified

It was revealed to them that their services [their prophecies regarding grace] were not [meant] for themselves and their time, but for you, in these things [the death, resurrection, and glorification of Jesus Christ] which have now been told to you by those who preached the gospel to you by the [power of the] Holy Spirit [who was] sent from heaven. Into these things even the angels long to look.

An Understandable Version

It was revealed to these prophets that you people, not they, were the ones being ministered to in the matters now being announced to you by those who preached the Gospel to you by the Holy Spirit, who was sent from heaven. [This message contained] things which angels would like to look into.

Bible in Basic English

And it was made clear to those prophets that they were God's servants not for themselves but for you, to give you word of the things which have now come to your ears from the preachers of the good news through the Holy Spirit sent down from heaven; things which even angels have a desire to see.

Common New Testament

It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves, but you, in these things which now have been announced to you through those who preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaventhings into which angels long to look.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and were answer'd, that it was not they, but we, who were concern'd in the events which they predicted, events which have been now represented to you by those, whom the holy spirit from heaven inspired to preach the gospel to you: a secret which the angels desire to penetrate into.

Darby Translation

To whom it was revealed, that not to themselves but to you they ministered those things, which have now been announced to you by those who have declared to you the glad tidings by the Holy Spirit, sent from heaven, which angels desire to look into.

Godbey New Testament

to whom it was revealed, because they were ministering not these things for themselves, but for you, which are now proclaimed unto you by those who preach to you the gospel with the Holy Ghost having been sent from heaven; into which things the angels desire to look down.

Goodspeed New Testament

It was disclosed to them that they were serving not themselves but you in dealing with these things, which have now been told you by those who through the holy Spirit sent from heaven brought you the good news; things into which angels long to look!

John Wesley New Testament

To whom it was revealed, that not for themselves, but for us they ministered the things which have been now declared to you by them that have preached the gospel to you, with the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven: which things angels desire to look into.

Julia Smith Translation

To whom it was revealed, that not to themselves, but to us they were serving these things, which now have been again proclaimed to you by them having announced the good news in the Holy Spirit sent from heaven; into which angels eagerly desire to stoop and creep.

King James 2000

Unto whom it was revealed, that not unto themselves, but unto us they did minister the things, which are now reported unto you by them that have preached the gospel unto you with the Holy Spirit sent down from heaven; which things the angels desire to look into.

Lexham Expanded Bible

to whom it was revealed that they were serving not themselves but you with reference to the same [things] which now have been announced to you through those who proclaimed the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven, {things into which} angels desire to look.

Modern King James verseion

To them it was revealed that not to themselves, but to us, they ministered the things which are now reported to you by those who have preached the gospel to you in the Holy Spirit sent from Heaven; which things the angels desire to look into.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Unto which prophets it was declared, that not unto themselves, but unto us, they should minister the things which are now showed unto you, of them which, by the holy ghost sent down from heaven, have preached unto you the things which the angels desire to behold.

Moffatt New Testament

to them it was revealed that they got this intelligence not for themselves but for you, regarding all that has now been disclosed to you by those who preached the gospel to you through the holy Spirit sent from heaven. The very angels long to get a glimpse of this!

Montgomery New Testament

It was revealed to them that it was not for themselves, but for you, that they were ministering the truths which have now been announced to you, by those who preached the gospel to you, through the help of the Holy Spirit sent forth from heaven??ruths into which angels long to look.

NET Bible

They were shown that they were serving not themselves but you, in regard to the things now announced to you through those who proclaimed the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven -- things angels long to catch a glimpse of.

New Heart English Bible

To them it was revealed, that not to themselves, but to you, they ministered these things, which now have been announced to you through those who preached the Good News to you by the Holy Spirit sent out from heaven; which things angels desire to look into.

Noyes New Testament

to whom it was revealed, that not to themselves, but to you, they were ministering the things, which have now been announced to you by them that have brought the glad tidings to you by the Holy Spirit sent down from heaven; which things angels desire to look into.

Sawyer New Testament

to whom it was revealed that they ministered not to themselves but to us those things which have now been declared to you by those who preached to you the good news, with the Holy Spirit sent from heaven, into which the angels desire to look.

The Emphasized Bible

Unto whom it was revealed - that, Not unto themselves, but unto us, they were ministering them, which things have, now, been announced unto you through them who have told you the good tidings with Holy Spirit sent forth from heaven: into which things messengers are coveting to obtain a nearer view.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

To whom it was revealed, that not for themselves, but for us were their ministrations employed in the things which are now declared unto you by those who have preached the gospel unto you by the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven; on which things the angels bending forwards eagerly desire to gaze.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And it was revealed to them that it was not for themselves, but for you, that they were acting as Ministers of the truths which have now been told to you, by those who, with the help of the Holy Spirit sent from Heaven, have brought you the Good News--truths into which even angels long to look.

Webster

To whom it was revealed, that not to themselves, but to us they ministered the things which are now reported to you by them that have preached the gospel to you, with the Holy Spirit sent down from heaven; which things the angels desire to look into.

Weymouth New Testament

To them it was revealed that they were serving not themselves but you, when they foretold the very things which have now been openly declared to you by those who, having been taught by the Holy Spirit which had been sent from Heaven, brought you the Good News. Angels long to stoop and look into these things.

Williams New Testament

It was made known to them that they were serving not themselves but you, in their searching for these things that have already been told to you by those who through the Holy Spirit sent from heaven brought you the good news. The angels long to take a peep into these things.

World English Bible

To them it was revealed, that not to themselves, but to you, they ministered these things, which now have been announced to you through those who preached the Good News to you by the Holy Spirit sent out from heaven; which things angels desire to look into.

Worrell New Testament

to whom it was revealed that, not to themselves, but to you they were ministering them; which things now were reported to you through those who proclaimed the Gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent forth from Heaven; into which things angels desire to look carefully.

Worsley New Testament

to whom it was revealed, that it was not to themselves, but to us they ministered these things, which are now declared unto you by them that have preached the gospel unto you, through the holy Spirit sent down from heaven; which things the angels desire to look into.

Youngs Literal Translation

to whom it was revealed, that not to themselves, but to us they were ministering these, which now were told to you (through those who did proclaim good news to you,) in the Holy Spirit sent from heaven, to which things messengers do desire to bend looking.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ἀποκαλύπτω 
Apokalupto 
Usage: 18

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

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

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

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

unto us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
us, we, our, for us
Usage: 160

διακονέω 
Diakoneo 
Usage: 25

the things

Usage: 0

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

are
ἀναγγέλλω 
Anaggello 
Usage: 13

now
νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

ἀναγγέλλω 
Anaggello 
Usage: 13

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, your, not tr,
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 293
Usage: 314

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


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

εὐαγγελίζω 
Euaggelizo 
Usage: 50

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

the Holy
G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

ἀποστέλλω 
Apostello 
Usage: 73

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

the angels
G32
ἄγγελος 
Aggelos 
Usage: 153

ἐπιθυμέω 
Epithumeo 
Usage: 10

to look
παρακύπτω 
Parakupto 
Usage: 5

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 1:12

Images 1 Peter 1:12

Prayers for 1 Peter 1:12

Context Readings

A New Birth To A Living Hope

11 inquiring what things, and what time, the Spirit of Christ that was in them did signify, when it testified, before hand, the sufferings of Christ, and the glories that should follow them; 12 to whom it was revealed, that, not for themselves, but for us, they ministered the things that are now preached to you by those who have made known to you the gospel, through the Holy Spirit sent down from heaven; into which things angels desire to look. 13 Wherefore, gird up the loins of your mind; be watchful, and hope constantly for the grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ:


Cross References

John 15:26

But when the Paraclete has come, whom I will send to you from my Father, the Spirit of the truth, which proceeds from the Father, he will testify of me;

John 15:26

But when the Paraclete has come, whom I will send to you from my Father, the Spirit of the truth, which proceeds from the Father, he will testify of me;

John 15:26-6

But when the Paraclete has come, whom I will send to you from my Father, the Spirit of the truth, which proceeds from the Father, he will testify of me;

John 15:26

But when the Paraclete has come, whom I will send to you from my Father, the Spirit of the truth, which proceeds from the Father, he will testify of me;

John 15:26

But when the Paraclete has come, whom I will send to you from my Father, the Spirit of the truth, which proceeds from the Father, he will testify of me;

Ephesians 3:10

to the end that the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known, through the church, to the principalities and authorities in the heavenly regions,

Hebrews 11:39-40

And all these, having obtained a good reputation by faith, received not the promise,

Hebrews 11:39

And all these, having obtained a good reputation by faith, received not the promise,

Hebrews 11:39

And all these, having obtained a good reputation by faith, received not the promise,

Hebrews 11:39-6

And all these, having obtained a good reputation by faith, received not the promise,

Hebrews 11:39

And all these, having obtained a good reputation by faith, received not the promise,

Hebrews 11:39-5

And all these, having obtained a good reputation by faith, received not the promise,

Hebrews 11:39

And all these, having obtained a good reputation by faith, received not the promise,

Hebrews 11:39

And all these, having obtained a good reputation by faith, received not the promise,

Hebrews 11:39

And all these, having obtained a good reputation by faith, received not the promise,

Hebrews 11:39-29

And all these, having obtained a good reputation by faith, received not the promise,

Hebrews 11:39

And all these, having obtained a good reputation by faith, received not the promise,

Hebrews 11:39

And all these, having obtained a good reputation by faith, received not the promise,

Hebrews 11:39

And all these, having obtained a good reputation by faith, received not the promise,

Hebrews 11:39

And all these, having obtained a good reputation by faith, received not the promise,

Hebrews 11:39

And all these, having obtained a good reputation by faith, received not the promise,

Hebrews 11:39

And all these, having obtained a good reputation by faith, received not the promise,

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus answered and said: I thank thee, Father, Lord of heaven and of earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes.

Matthew 11:27

All things have been delivered to me by my Father; and no one knows the Son, but the Father; nor does any one know the Father, but the Son, and he to whom the Son will reveal him.

Matthew 16:17

And Jesus answered and said to him: Blessed are you, Simon, son of Jonah; for flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but my Father who is in heaven.

Mark 16:15

And he said to them: Go into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.

Luke 2:26

and it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit, that he should not see death before he had seen the Lord's Anointed.

Luke 9:6

And they departed, and went through every village, preaching the gospel, and per forming cures everywhere.

Luke 15:10

So, I say to you, There is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repents.

John 16:7-15

But yet I tell you the truth: it is profitable for you that I go away. For if I go not away, the Paraclete will not come to you. But if I go away, I will send him to you.

Acts 2:2-4

And suddenly there came from heaven a sound as of a rushing, violent wind, and it filled the whole house in which they were sitting.

Acts 2:17-18

And it shall come to pass in the last days, says God, that I will pour out of my Spirit on all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams.

Acts 2:33

Therefore, having been exalted to the right hand of God, and having received from his Father the promise of the Holy Spirit, he has poured out this, which you now see and hear.

Acts 4:8

Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them: Rulers of the people, and elders of Israel,

Acts 4:31

And when they had prayed, the place in which they were assembled was shaken; and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and spoke the word of God with boldness.

Acts 8:25

Then, when they had given their testimony, and preached the word of the Lord, they returned to Jerusalem, and preached the gospel in many villages of the Samaritans.

Acts 10:44

While Peter was speaking these things, the Holy Spirit fell on all that heard the word.

Acts 16:10

After he had seen the vision, we immediately endeavored to go into Macedonia, concluding that the Lord had called us to preach the gospel to them.

Romans 1:15

So that, as far as I am able, I am ready to preach the gospel to you also, who are in Rome.

Romans 1:17

For in it God's plan of justifying men by faith is revealed, in order to faith: as it is written, He that is justified by faith, shall live.

Romans 10:15

And how shall they preach, unless they be sent? As it is written: How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the gospel of peace, who bring joyous news of good things!

Romans 15:19

by the power of signs and wonders by the power of the Holy Spirit. So that from Jerusalem, and round about as far as Illyricum, I have fully preached the gospel of the Christ;

1 Corinthians 2:10

But God has revealed them to us through his Spirit; for the Spirit searches all things, even the deep things of God.

2 Corinthians 1:22

who has also set his seal upon us, and given us the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.

2 Corinthians 6:6

by purity, by knowledge, by long forbearance, by kindness, by the Holy Spirit, by love unfeigned,

Galatians 1:12

for neither did I receive it from man, nor was it taught me, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.

Galatians 1:16

to reveal his Sou in me, that I might preach him among the Gentiles, I at once declined all conference with flesh and blood:

1 Thessalonians 1:5-6

For our gospel came not to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in full assurance, as you know what sort of persons we were among you for your sakes.

1 Thessalonians 2:9

For you remember, brethren, our labor and toil; for, laboring night and day, that we might not be burdensome to any one of you, we preached to you the gospel of God.

Hebrews 2:4

God also bearing testimony with them by signs and wonders, and by various mighty deeds, and by distributions of the Holy Spirit, according to his own will.

Hebrews 4:2

For we have had the good news preached to us, even as they had: but the word preached did not profit them, for it was not mixed with faith in those who heard it.

Hebrews 11:13

All these died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off. and having embraced them and confessed that they were strangers and sojourners in the land.

1 Peter 1:25

#VALUE!

Revelation 5:11

And I saw, and I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne and the living creatures and the elders; and the number of them was myriads of myriads, and thousands of thousands.

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