Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

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

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:

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

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

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 "whenever a man turns to the Lord, the veil is removed." 17 Now the Lord here means the Spirit, and wherever the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 18 And all of us, reflecting the splendor of the Lord in our unveiled faces, are being changed into likeness to him, from one degree of splendor to another, for this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit.



Cross References

John 8:32

and you will know the truth and the truth will set you free."

Galatians 4:6

And because you are sons, God has sent into our hearts the spirit of his Son, with the cry, "Abba!" that is, Father.

Galatians 4:6-2

And because you are sons, God has sent into our hearts the spirit of his Son, with the cry, "Abba!" that is, Father.

Galatians 4:6

And because you are sons, God has sent into our hearts the spirit of his Son, with the cry, "Abba!" that is, Father.

John 6:63

The Spirit is what gives life; flesh is of no use at all. The things that I have said to you are spirit and they are life.

Romans 8:2

For the life-giving law of the Spirit through Christ Jesus has freed you from the Law of sin and death.

Romans 8:15-16

It is not a consciousness of servitude that has been imparted to you, to fill you with fear again, but the consciousness of adoption as sons, which makes us cry, "Abba!" that is, Father.

1 Corinthians 15:45

This is also what the Scripture says: "The first man Adam became a living creature." The last Adam has become a life-giving Spirit.

2 Corinthians 3:6

and he has qualified me to serve him in the interests of a new agreement, not in writing but of spirit. For what is written kills, but the Spirit gives life.

Galatians 5:1

This is the freedom with which Christ has freed us. So stand firm in it, and do not get under a yoke of slavery again.

Galatians 5:13

For you, brothers, have been called to freedom; only do not make your freedom an excuse for the physical, but in love be slaves to one another.

2 Timothy 1:7

For the Spirit God has given us is a spirit not of timidity but of power, love, and self-discipline.

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