Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

will not the Spirit's ministry have even more glory?

New American Standard Bible

how will the ministry of the Spirit fail to be even more with glory?

King James Version

How shall not the ministration of the spirit be rather glorious?

Holman Bible

how will the ministry of the Spirit not be more glorious?

A Conservative Version

how will the administration of the spirit not be more in glory?

American Standard Version

how shall not rather the ministration of the spirit be with glory?

Amplified

Why should not the dispensation of the Spirit [this spiritual ministry whose task it is to cause men to obtain and be governed by the Holy Spirit] be attended with much greater and more splendid glory?

An Understandable Version

will not the ministry of the Holy Spirit [i.e., the New Agreement] have [greater] splendor?

Anderson New Testament

how shall not the ministering of the spirit be more glorious?

Bible in Basic English

Will not the operation of the Spirit have a much greater glory?

Common New Testament

will not the ministry of the Spirit be even more glorious?

Daniel Mace New Testament

shall not the ministration of the spirit be more glorious?

Darby Translation

how shall not rather the ministry of the Spirit subsist in glory?

Godbey New Testament

how will not the ministry of the spirit be more in glory?

Goodspeed New Testament

why should not the religion of the Spirit be attended with much greater splendor?

John Wesley New Testament

For if the ministration of condemnation was glory,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

How shall not the ministry of the Spirit be for greater glory?

Julia Smith Translation

How shall not rather the service of the Spirit be in glory?

King James 2000

How shall not the ministry of the Spirit be more glorious?

Lexham Expanded Bible

how will the ministry of the Spirit not be even more with glory?

Modern King James verseion

shall not the ministry of the Spirit be with more glory?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

why shall not the ministration of the spirit be much more glorious?

Moffatt New Testament

surely the administration of the Spirit must be invested with still greater glory.

NET Bible

how much more glorious will the ministry of the Spirit be?

New Heart English Bible

won't service of the Spirit be with much more glory?

Noyes New Testament

shall not the ministration of the Spirit be much more glorious?

Sawyer New Testament

how shall not the ministry of the spirit be glorious?

The Emphasized Bible

How shall not, rather, the ministry of the Spirit, be with glory?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

how much more will not the ministry of the Spirit be attended with glory?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Will not the religion that confers the Spirit have still greater glory?

Webster

How shall not the ministration of the Spirit be rather glorious?

Weymouth New Testament

will not the service of the Spirit be far more glorious?

Williams New Testament

why should not this spiritual service be attended with much greater splendor?

World English Bible

won't service of the Spirit be with much more glory?

Worrell New Testament

how shall not rather the ministration of the Spirit be with glory?

Worsley New Testament

shall not the ministration of the Spirit be more glorious?

Youngs Literal Translation

how shall the ministration of the Spirit not be more in glory?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
How
πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

not
οὐχί 
Ouchi 
not, nay, not, not so
Usage: 32

διακονία 
Diakonia 
Usage: 33

of the spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

be
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

μᾶλλον 
Mallon 
more, rather, the more, better ,
Usage: 66

Context Readings

New Covenant Ministry

7 Now if the ministry of death that was inscribed in letters of stone came with such glory that the people of Israel could not gaze on Moses' face (because the glory was fading away from it), 8 will not the Spirit's ministry have even more glory? 9 For if the ministry of condemnation has glory, then the ministry of justification has an overwhelming glory.



Cross References

Isaiah 11:2

The Spirit of the LORD will rest upon him, the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and power, the Spirit of knowledge and fear of the LORD.

Isaiah 44:3

For I'll pour water upon thirsty ground and streams on parched land. So will I pour my Spirit upon your offspring, and my blessing upon your descendants.

Isaiah 59:21

"As for me, this is my covenant with them," says the LORD. "And my Spirit that is upon you, and my words that I have put in your mouth, won't depart from your mouth, or from the mouths of your children, or from the mouths of your children's children, from now on and forever."

Joel 2:28-29

"Then it will come about at a later time that I will pour out my Spirit on every person. Your sons and your daughters will prophesy. Your elderly people will dream dreams, and your young people will see visions.

John 1:17

because while the Law was given through Moses, grace and truth came through Jesus the Messiah.

John 7:39

Now he said this about the Spirit, whom those who were believing in him were to receive, because the Spirit was not yet present and Jesus had not yet been glorified.

Acts 2:17-18

"In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on everyone. Your sons and your daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, and your old men will dream dreams.

Acts 2:32-33

"It was this very Jesus whom God raised and we're all witnesses of that.

Romans 8:9-16

You, however, are not under the control of the human nature but under the control of the Spirit, since God's Spirit lives in you. And if anyone does not have the Spirit of the Messiah, he does not belong to him.

1 Corinthians 3:16

You know that you are God's sanctuary and that God's Spirit lives in you, don't you?

1 Corinthians 12:4-11

Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit,

2 Corinthians 3:6

who has also qualified us to be ministers of a new covenant, which is not written but spiritual, because the written text brings death, but the Spirit gives life.

2 Corinthians 3:17

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

2 Corinthians 11:4

For if someone comes along and preaches another Jesus than the one we preached, or should you receive a different spirit from the one you received or a different gospel from the one you accepted, you are all too willing to listen.

Galatians 3:2-5

I want to learn only one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by doing the actions of the Law or by believing what you heard?

Galatians 3:14

This happened in order that the blessing promised to Abraham would come to the gentiles through the Messiah Jesus, so that we might receive the promised Spirit through faith.

Galatians 5:5

Through the Spirit by faith we confidently await the fulfillment of our righteous hope,

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Ephesians 2:18

For through him, both of us have access to the Father by one Spirit.

2 Thessalonians 2:13

At all times we are obligated to thank God for you, brothers who are loved by the Lord, because God chose you to be the first fruits for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and through faith in the truth.

1 Peter 1:2

To: The exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, the people chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father through the sanctifying action of the Spirit to be obedient to Jesus, the Messiah, and to be sprinkled with his blood. May grace and peace be yours in abundance!

Jude 1:19-20

These are the people who cause divisions. They are worldly, devoid of the Spirit.

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