Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

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 And whenever it turn to the Lord, the veil is taken away. 17 And the Lord is the Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord, there freedom. 18 And we all, shown as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, with the face uncovered, are transformed into the same image from glory to glory, as from the Spirit of the Lord.



Cross References

John 8:32

And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

Galatians 4:6

And because ye are sons, God sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.

Isaiah 61:1-2

The spirit of the Lord Jehovah is upon me; because Jehovah anointed me to announce good news to the afflicted, he sent me to bind up to the broken of heart, to call freedom to the captives, and the opening of the prison to the bound.

Psalm 51:12

Turn back to me the joy of thy salvation, and thy willing spirit shall uphold me.

John 6:63

It is the spirit making alive; the flesh profits nothing: the words which I speak to you are spirit, and are life.

Romans 8:2

For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus freed me from the law of sin and death.

Romans 8:15-16

For ye have not received the Spirit of servitude again for fear; but have received the Spirit of adoption as a son, in which we cry, Abba, Father.

1 Corinthians 15:45

So also has been written, The first man Adam was born into a living soul; and the last Adam into a spirit making alive.

2 Corinthians 3:6

Who rendered as fitting servants of the new covenant; not of the letter, but of the Spirit: for the letter kills, and the Spirit makes alive.

Galatians 5:1

Therefore in the liberty which Christ has freed us, stand ye, and be not again held in the yoke of servitude.

Galatians 5:13

For ye were called to liberty brethren; only not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but through love serve ye one another.

2 Timothy 1:7

For God gave not to us the spirit of timidity; but of power, and love, and of soundness of mind.

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