Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

in which also going he preached to the spirits which are in prison,

New American Standard Bible

in which also He went and made proclamation to the spirits now in prison,

King James Version

By which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison;

Holman Bible

In that state He also went and made a proclamation to the spirits in prison

International Standard Version

in which he went and made a proclamation to those imprisoned spirits

A Conservative Version

in which also, having gone, he preached to the spirits in prison

American Standard Version

in which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison,

Amplified

in which He also went and preached to the spirits now in prison,

An Understandable Version

It was by the Holy Spirit that He went to preach [See Eph. 2:17] to the [now departed] spirits [of pre-Flood people who are now] in prison [i.e., Hades].

Anderson New Testament

in which- also he went and preached to the spirits in prison,

Bible in Basic English

By whom he went to the spirits in prison, preaching to those

Common New Testament

in which also he went and preached to the spirits in prison,

Daniel Mace New Testament

by which he went with guardian spirits to preach to

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

By which, also, he made proclamation to the spirits in prison,

Godbey New Testament

by which also having gone he proclaimed to the spirits in prison;

Goodspeed New Testament

In it Enoch went and preached even to those spirits that were in prison,

John Wesley New Testament

but raised to life by the spirit, By which likewise he went and preached to the spirits in prison,

Julia Smith Translation

In which also having gone, he proclaimed to the spirits in prison;

King James 2000

By whom also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison;

Lexham Expanded Bible

in which also he went [and] proclaimed to the spirits in prison,

Modern King James verseion

in which also He went and preached to the spirits in prison,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In which spirit, he also went and preached unto the spirits that were in prison,

Moffatt New Testament

(It was in the Spirit that Enoch also went and preached to the imprisoned spirits

Montgomery New Testament

(It was in spirit that he went and preached the Word to the spirits who were in prison,

NET Bible

In it he went and preached to the spirits in prison,

New Heart English Bible

in which he also went and made a proclamation to the spirits in prison,

Noyes New Testament

in which also he went and preached to the spirits in prison,

Sawyer New Testament

in which also he went and preached to the spirits in prison,

The Emphasized Bible

In which, even unto the spirits in prison, he went and proclaimed, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

by which also he went and preached to those spirits imprisoned;

Twentieth Century New Testament

And it was then that he went and preached to the imprisoned spirits,

Webster

By which also he went and preached to the spirits in prison;

Weymouth New Testament

in which He also went and proclaimed His Message to the spirits that were in prison,

Williams New Testament

in which He went and preached to the spirits in prison,

World English Bible

in which he also went and preached to the spirits in prison,

Worrell New Testament

in Whom, also, going, He preached to the spirits in prison,

Worsley New Testament

by which also He went and preached to the spirits now in prison;

Youngs Literal Translation

in which also to the spirits in prison having gone he did preach,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
By
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980


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

he went
πορεύομαι 
Poreuomai 
go, depart, walk, go way,
Usage: 101

and preached
κηρύσσω 
Kerusso 
Usage: 49

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

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

Context Readings

Suffer For Doing What Is Good

18 for Christ indeed has once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God; being put to death in flesh, but made alive in the Spirit, 19 in which also going he preached to the spirits which are in prison, 20 heretofore disobedient, when the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah while the ark was preparing, into which few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water:


Cross References

1 Peter 4:6

For to this end were the glad tidings preached to the dead also, that they might be judged, as regards men, after the flesh, but live, as regards God, after the Spirit.

Isaiah 42:7

to open the blind eyes, to bring forth the prisoner from the prison, them that sit in darkness out of the house of restraint.

Isaiah 49:9

saying to the prisoners, Go forth; to them that are in darkness, Shew yourselves. They shall feed in the ways, and their pasture shall be on all bare hills.

Isaiah 61:1

The Spirit of the Lord Jehovah is upon me, because Jehovah hath anointed me to announce glad tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and opening of the prison to them that are bound;

1 Peter 1:11-12

searching what, or what manner of time, the Spirit of Christ which was in them pointed out, testifying before of the sufferings which belonged to Christ, and the glories after these.

Revelation 19:10

And I fell before his feet to do him homage. And he says to me, See thou do it not. I am thy fellow-bondman, and the fellow-bondman of thy brethren who have the testimony of Jesus. Do homage to God. For the spirit of prophecy is the testimony of Jesus.

Revelation 20:7

And when the thousand years have been completed, Satan shall be loosed from his prison,

Nehemiah 9:30

And many years didst thou forbear with them, and testifiedst against them by thy Spirit through thy prophets; but they would not give ear: and thou gavest them into the hand of the peoples of the lands.

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