Parallel Verses

Daniel Mace New Testament

don't despise the prophetic gift.

New American Standard Bible

do not despise prophetic utterances.

King James Version

Despise not prophesyings.

Holman Bible

Don’t despise prophecies,

International Standard Version

Do not despise prophecies.

A Conservative Version

Do not disdain prophecies,

American Standard Version

despise not prophesyings;

Amplified

Do not spurn the gifts and utterances of the prophets [do not depreciate prophetic revelations nor despise inspired instruction or exhortation or warning].

An Understandable Version

Do not look down on prophetic messages.

Anderson New Testament

Despise not prophesyings.

Bible in Basic English

Do not make little of the words of the prophets;

Common New Testament

do not despise prophecies.

Darby Translation

do not lightly esteem prophecies;

Godbey New Testament

despise not prophesying;

Goodspeed New Testament

Do not disregard the utterances it inspires,

John Wesley New Testament

Despise not prophesyings.

Julia Smith Translation

Set not prophecies at nought.

King James 2000

Despise not prophesying.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not despise prophecies,

Modern King James verseion

Do not despise prophesying.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

despise not prophesying.

Moffatt New Testament

never disdain prophetic revelations

Montgomery New Testament

Do not despise prophesyings.

NET Bible

Do not treat prophecies with contempt.

New Heart English Bible

Do not treat prophecies with contempt,

Noyes New Testament

despise not prophesyings,

Sawyer New Testament

despise not prophecies.

The Emphasized Bible

Prophesyings, do not despise,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Despise not prophesyings.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not make light of preaching.

Webster

Despise not prophesyings.

Weymouth New Testament

Do not think meanly of utterances of prophecy;

Williams New Testament

Stop treating the messages of prophecy with contempt,

World English Bible

Don't despise prophesies.

Worrell New Testament

Despise not prophesyings;

Worsley New Testament

Slight not prophesyings:

Youngs Literal Translation

prophesyings despise not;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐξουθενέω 
Exoutheneo 
Usage: 11

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

Verse Info

Context Readings

Final Exhortations And Benediction

19 don't abuse the gifts of the spirit. 20 don't despise the prophetic gift. 21 bring every thing to the test: if it be proof, abide by that:


Cross References

1 Corinthians 11:4

every man who prays or prophesies having his head covered, dishonoureth him who is his head: but every woman who prays

1 Corinthians 14:1

Cultivate social virtue; then desire spiritual gifts, but chiefly that of explaining the prophetical writings.

1 Corinthians 14:3-6

but he that expounds, speaks to the edification, exhortation, and comfort of men.

1 Corinthians 14:22-25

wherefore tongues are for a sign, not to believers, but to unbelievers: but expounding the prophets, not for unbelievers so much as for those who believe.

1 Corinthians 14:29-32

of the prophets let but two or three speak by turns, and let the others deliberate.

1 Corinthians 14:37-39

if any one pretends to be a prophet, or to spiritual gifts, let him be assured that the rules which I have here prescrib'd, are the commandments of the Lord.

1 Corinthians 14:37-29

if any one pretends to be a prophet, or to spiritual gifts, let him be assured that the rules which I have here prescrib'd, are the commandments of the Lord.

1 Corinthians 14:37-6

if any one pretends to be a prophet, or to spiritual gifts, let him be assured that the rules which I have here prescrib'd, are the commandments of the Lord.

1 Corinthians 14:37-13

if any one pretends to be a prophet, or to spiritual gifts, let him be assured that the rules which I have here prescrib'd, are the commandments of the Lord.

1 Corinthians 14:37-24

if any one pretends to be a prophet, or to spiritual gifts, let him be assured that the rules which I have here prescrib'd, are the commandments of the Lord.

Acts 19:6

and Paul having given them imposition of hands, the holy spirit came upon them, and they spoke foreign languages, and prophesied:

1 Corinthians 12:10

to another the working of miracles; to another prophecy, to another discerning of spirits; to another diversity of languages; to another the interpretation of languages.

1 Corinthians 12:28

which God has placed in the church, first apostles, next prophets, then teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, assistants, governours, interpreters of languages.

1 Corinthians 13:2

and tho' I should have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and tho' I had all the faith necessary to remove mountains, and had no benevolence, it would signify nothing.

1 Corinthians 13:9

for our knowledge is defective, and our prophesying is defective.

Ephesians 4:11-12

It is he then that made some, apostles: some, prophets: some, evangelists: and others, pastors, and teachers:

1 Thessalonians 4:8

he therefore that violates these precepts, does not despise man, but God, who has endued me with his holy spirit.

Revelation 11:3-11

by virtue of my power, my two witnesses shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and threescore days cloathed in sackcloth.

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