Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 searching in regard to what or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ that was in them was manifesting, testifying beforehand the sufferings of Christ and the glory after these, 12 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. 13 Wherefore having girded up the loins of your mind, being sober, hope perfectly upon the grace that is being brought to you in the revelation of Jesus Christ,


Cross References

John 15:26

And when the Comforter may come, whom I will send to you from the Father -- the Spirit of truth, who from the Father doth come forth, he will testify of me;

Daniel 8:13

And I hear a certain holy one speaking, and a certain holy one saith to the wonderful numberer who is speaking: Till when is the vision of the continual sacrifice, and of the transgression, an astonishment, to make both sanctuary and host a treading down?

Daniel 12:5-6

And I have looked -- I, Daniel -- and lo, two others are standing, one here at the edge of the flood, and one there at the edge of the flood,

Daniel 12:9

And he saith, 'Go, Daniel; for hidden and sealed are the things till the time of the end;

Daniel 12:13

And thou, go on to the end, then thou dost rest, and dost stand in thy lot at the end of the days.'

Ephesians 3:10

that there might be made known now to the principalities and the authorities in the heavenly places, through the assembly, the manifold wisdom of God,

Hebrews 11:39-40

and these all, having been testified to through the faith, did not receive the promise,

Exodus 25:20

And the cherubs have been spreading out wings on high, covering the mercy-seat over with their wings, and their faces are one towards another -- towards the mercy-seat are the faces of the cherubs.

Proverbs 1:23

Turn back at my reproof, lo, I pour forth to you my spirit, I make known my words with you.

Isaiah 11:2-6

Rested on him hath the Spirit of Jehovah, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, The spirit of counsel and might, The spirit of knowledge and fear of Jehovah.

Isaiah 32:15

Till emptied out on us is the Spirit from on high, And a wilderness hath become a fruitful field, And the fruitful field for a forest is reckoned.

Isaiah 44:3-5

For I pour waters on a thirsty one, And floods on a dry land, I pour My Spirit on thy seed, And My blessing on thine offspring.

Isaiah 53:1

Who hath given credence to that which we heard? And the arm of Jehovah, On whom hath it been revealed?

Daniel 2:19

Then to Daniel, in a vision of the night, the secret hath been revealed. Then hath Daniel blessed the God of the heavens.

Daniel 2:22

He is revealing deep and hidden things; He hath known what is in darkness, and light with Him hath dwelt.

Daniel 2:28-29

but there is a God in the heavens, a revealer of secrets, and He hath made known to king Nebuchadnezzar that which is to be in the latter end of the days. 'Thy dream and the visions of thy head on thy bed are these:

Daniel 2:47

The king hath answered Daniel and said, 'Of a truth it is that your God is a God of gods, and a Lord of kings, and a revealer of secrets, since thou hast been able to reveal this secret.'

Daniel 9:24

'Seventy weeks are determined for thy people, and for thy holy city, to shut up the transgression, and to seal up sins, and to cover iniquity, and to bring in righteousness age-during, and to seal up vision and prophet, and to anoint the holy of holies.

Daniel 10:1

In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia, a thing is revealed to Daniel, whose name is called Belteshazzar, and the thing is true, and the warfare is great: and he hath understood the thing, and hath understanding about the appearance.

Joel 2:28

And it hath come to pass afterwards, I do pour out My Spirit on all flesh, And prophesied have your sons and your daughters, Your old men do dream dreams, Your young men do see visions.

Amos 3:7

For the Lord Jehovah doth nothing, Except He hath revealed His counsel unto His servants the prophets.

Zechariah 12:10

And I have poured on the house of David, And on the inhabitant of Jerusalem, A spirit of grace and supplications, And they have looked unto Me whom they pierced, And they have mourned over it, Like a mourning over the only one, And they have been in bitterness for it, Like a bitterness over the first-born.

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus answering said, 'I do confess to Thee, Father, Lord of the heavens and of the earth, that thou didst hide these things from wise and understanding ones, and didst reveal them to babes.

Matthew 11:27

All things were delivered to me by my Father, and none doth know the Son, except the Father, nor doth any know the Father, except the Son, and he to whom the Son may wish to reveal Him.

Matthew 16:17

And Jesus answering said to him, 'Happy art thou, Simon Bar-Jona, because flesh and blood did not reveal it to thee, but my Father who is in the heavens.

Mark 16:15

and he said to them, 'Having gone to all the world, proclaim the good news to all the creation;

Luke 2:26

and it hath been divinely told him by the Holy Spirit -- not to see death before he may see the Christ of the Lord.

Luke 9:6

And going forth they were going through the several villages, proclaiming good news, and healing everywhere.

Luke 15:10

'So I say to you, joy doth come before the messengers of God over one sinner reforming.'

John 16:7-15

'But I tell you the truth; it is better for you that I go away, for if I may not go away, the Comforter will not come unto you, and if I go on, I will send Him unto you;

Acts 2:2-4

and there came suddenly out of the heaven a sound as of a bearing violent breath, and it filled all the house where they were sitting,

Acts 2:17-18

And it shall be in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of My Spirit upon 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

at the right hand then of God having been exalted -- also the promise of the Holy Spirit having received from the Father -- he was shedding forth this, which now ye see and hear;

Acts 4:8

Then Peter, having been filled with the Holy Spirit, said unto them: 'Rulers of the people, and elders of Israel,

Acts 4:31

And they having prayed, the place was shaken in which they were gathered together, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and were speaking the word of God with freedom,

Acts 8:25

They indeed, therefore, having testified fully, and spoken the word of the Lord, did turn back to Jerusalem; in many villages also of the Samaritans they did proclaim good news.

Acts 10:44

While Peter is yet speaking these sayings, the Holy spirit fell upon all those hearing the word,

Acts 16:10

and when he saw the vision, immediately we endeavoured to go forth to Macedonia, assuredly gathering that the Lord hath called us to preach good news to them,

Romans 1:15

so, as much as in me is, I am ready also to you who are in Rome to proclaim good news,

Romans 1:17

For the righteousness of God in it is revealed from faith to faith, according as it hath been written, 'And the righteous one by faith shall live,'

Romans 10:15

and how shall they preach, if they may not be sent? according as it hath been written, 'How beautiful the feet of those proclaiming good tidings of peace, of those proclaiming good tidings of the good things!'

Romans 15:19

in power of signs and wonders, in power of the Spirit of God; so that I, from Jerusalem, and in a circle as far as Illyricum, have fully preached the good news of the Christ;

1 Corinthians 2:10

but to us did God reveal them through His Spirit, for the Spirit all things doth search, even the depths of God,

2 Corinthians 1:22

who also sealed us, and gave the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.

2 Corinthians 6:6

in pureness, in knowledge, in long-suffering, in kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in love unfeigned,

Galatians 1:12

for neither did I from man receive it, nor was I taught it, but through a revelation of Jesus Christ,

Galatians 1:16

to reveal His Son in me, that I might proclaim him good news among the nations, immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood,

1 Thessalonians 1:5-6

because our good news did not come to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance, even as ye have known of what sort we became among you because of you,

1 Thessalonians 2:9

for ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail, for, night and day working not to be a burden upon any of you, we did preach to you the good news of God;

Hebrews 2:4

God also bearing joint-witness both with signs and wonders, and manifold powers, and distributions of the Holy Spirit, according to His will.

Hebrews 4:2

for we also are having good news proclaimed, even as they, but the word heard did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in those who heard,

Hebrews 11:13

In faith died all these, not having received the promises, but from afar having seen them, and having been persuaded, and having saluted them, and having confessed that strangers and sojourners they are upon the earth,

1 Peter 1:25

and the saying of the Lord doth remain -- to the age; and this is the saying that was proclaimed good news to you.

Revelation 5:11

And I saw, and I heard the voice of many messengers round 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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