Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

And the Lord is that Spirit; and 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:

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.

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 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 it turns to the Lord, the veil shall be taken away. 17 And the Lord is that Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. 18 But we all, with our face having been unveiled, having beheld the glory of the Lord as in a mirror, are being changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Lord Spirit.



Cross References

John 8:32

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

Galatians 4:6

And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.

Isaiah 61:1-2

The Spirit of the Lord Jehovah is on Me; because Jehovah has anointed Me to preach the Gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound;

Psalm 51:12

Restore to me the joy of Your salvation, and uphold me with a willing spirit.

John 6:63

It is the Spirit that makes alive, the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit and are life.

Romans 8:2

But the Law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.

Romans 8:15-16

For you have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption by which we cry, Abba, Father!

1 Corinthians 15:45

And so it is written, "The first man, Adam, became a living soul," the last Adam was a life-giving Spirit.

2 Corinthians 3:6

who also has made us able ministers of the new covenant; not of the letter, but of the spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit makes alive.

Galatians 5:1

Stand fast therefore in the liberty with which Christ has made us free, and do not again be held with the yoke of bondage.

Galatians 5:13

For, brothers, you were called to liberty. Only do not use the liberty for an opening to the flesh, but by love serve one another.

2 Timothy 1:7

For God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.

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