Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

International Standard Version

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

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

how will the ministry of the Spirit [the new covenant which allows us to be Spirit-filled] fail to be even more glorious and splendid?

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,

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 And if the service of death, in letters imprinted in stones, was in glory, so that the sons of Israel could not look intently to the face of Moses for the glory of his face; being left unemployed 8 How shall not rather the service of the Spirit be in glory? 9 For if the service of condemnation glory, much more the service of justice abounds in glory.



Cross References

Isaiah 11:2

And the spirit of Jehovah resting upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and strength, the spirit of knowledge and the fear of Jehovah:

Isaiah 44:3

For I will pour water upon the thirsty, and flowings upon the dry: I will pour my spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thine offspring.

Isaiah 59:21

And I, this my covenant with them, said Jehovah: my spirit which is upon thee, and my word which I put in thy mouth shall not depart from thy mouth, and from the mouth of thy seed, from the mouth of thy seed's seed, said Jehovah, from now and even forever.

Joel 2:28-29

And it was after this I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters prophesied, your old men shall dream your young men shall see visions.

John 1:17

For the law was given by Moses; grace and truth were by Jesus Christ.

John 7:39

(This spake he of the Spirit which they believing in him were about to receive: for the Holy Spirit was not yet; for Jesus was not yet honoured.)

Acts 2:17-18

And it shall be in the last days, says God, I pour out from my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your elder dream dreams:

Acts 2:32-33

This Jesus God raised up, of which all we are witnesses.

Romans 8:9-16

But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwell in you. And if any have not the Spirit of Christ, he is not his.

1 Corinthians 3:16

Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and the spirit of God dwells in you?

1 Corinthians 12:4-11

And there are distinctions of favors, and the same Spirit.

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.

2 Corinthians 3:17

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

2 Corinthians 11:4

For if he coming proclaim another Jesus, which I proclaimed not, or ye receive another spirit, which ye received not, or other good news, which ye received not, ye have held up well.

Galatians 3:2-5

This only wish I to learn from you, Received ye the Spirit from the works of the law, or from the hearing of faith?.

Galatians 3:14

That the praise of Abraham might be to the nations in Christ Jesus; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.

Galatians 5:5

For we in spirit by faith expect the hope of justice.

Galatians 5:22-23

And the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faith,

Ephesians 2:18

For by him we both have access in one Spirit to the Father.

2 Thessalonians 2:13

And we ought to return thanks to God always for you, brethren dearly beloved by the Lord, that God chose you from the beginning to salvation in consecration of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

1 Peter 1:2

According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the consecration of the Spirit, to obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you, and peace, be multiplied.

Jude 1:19-20

These are they separating themselves, sensual, not having the Spirit.

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