Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Now the Lord is the Spirit, but where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

New American Standard Bible

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

King James Version

Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

Holman Bible

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.

International Standard Version

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Lord's Spirit is, there is freedom.

A Conservative Version

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of Lord is, there is liberty.

American Standard Version

Now the Lord is the Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

Amplified

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty [emancipation from bondage, true freedom].

An Understandable Version

Now the Lord [i.e., Christ] is the Holy Spirit, and there is freedom [from the bondage of sin and fear] wherever the Spirit of the Lord is.

Anderson New Testament

Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

Bible in Basic English

Now the Lord is the Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there the heart is free.

Common New Testament

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for the spiritual meaning of the law centers in him, and the spirit of the law is gospel-liberty:

Godbey New Testament

But the Lord is a Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

Goodspeed New Testament

Now the Lord here means the Spirit, and wherever the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.

John Wesley New Testament

Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

Julia Smith Translation

And the Lord is the Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord, there freedom.

King James 2000

Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord [is, there is] freedom.

Modern King James verseion

And the Lord is that Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The Lord no doubt is a spirit. And where the spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

Moffatt New Testament

(The Lord means the Spirit, and wherever the Spirit of the Lord is, there is open freedom.)

Montgomery New Testament

(The Lord means the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord abides there is freedom.)

NET Bible

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is present, there is freedom.

New Heart English Bible

Now the Lord is the Spirit and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

Noyes New Testament

Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

Sawyer New Testament

And the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is there is liberty.

The Emphasized Bible

And, the Lord, is, the Spirit: now, where the Spirit of one who is Lord is, there is freedom!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And the 'Lord' is the Spirit, and, where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.

Webster

Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

Weymouth New Testament

Now by "the Lord" is meant the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, freedom is enjoyed.

Williams New Testament

Now the Lord means the Spirit, and wherever the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.

World English Bible

Now the Lord is the Spirit and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

Worrell New Testament

Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

Worsley New Testament

now the Lord is that Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

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

οὗ 
Hou 
Usage: 40

the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

is, there
ἐκεῖ 
Ekei 
there, thither, not tr,
Usage: 65

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 3:17

Images 2 Corinthians 3:17

Context Readings

New Covenant Ministry

16 But when it shall turn to the Lord, the veil is taken away.) 17 Now the Lord is the Spirit, but where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. 18 But we all, looking on the glory of the Lord, with unveiled face, are transformed according to the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Lord the Spirit.



Cross References

John 8:32

and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.

Galatians 4:6

But because ye are sons, God has sent out the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, Abba, Father.

Isaiah 61:1-2

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;

Psalm 51:12

Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation, and let a willing spirit sustain me.

John 6:63

It is the Spirit which quickens, the flesh profits nothing: the words which I have spoken unto you are spirit and are life.

Romans 8:2

For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set me free from the law of sin and of death.

Romans 8:15-16

For ye have not received a spirit of bondage again for fear, but ye have received a spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.

1 Corinthians 15:45

Thus also it is written, The first man Adam became a living soul; the last Adam a quickening spirit.

2 Corinthians 3:6

who has also made us competent, as ministers of the new covenant; not of letter, but of spirit. For the letter kills, but the Spirit quickens.

Galatians 5:1

Christ has set us free in freedom; stand fast therefore, and be not held again in a yoke of bondage.

Galatians 5:13

For ye have been called to liberty, brethren; only do not turn liberty into an opportunity to the flesh, but by love serve one another.

2 Timothy 1:7

For God has not given us a spirit of cowardice, but of power, and of love, and of wise discretion.

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