Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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,

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 But if the ministration of death, written and engraven in stones, was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not stedfastly behold the face of Moses for the glory of his countenance; which glory was to be done away: 8 How shall not the ministration of the spirit be rather glorious? 9 For if the ministration of condemnation be glory, much more doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory.



Cross References

Isaiah 11:2

And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD;

Isaiah 44:3

For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground: I will pour my spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thine offspring:

Isaiah 59:21

As for me, this is my covenant with them, saith the LORD; My spirit that is upon thee, and my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed's seed, saith the LORD, from henceforth and for ever.

Joel 2:28-29

And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions:

John 1:17

For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

John 7:39

(But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive: for the Holy Ghost was not yet given; because that Jesus was not yet glorified.)

Acts 2:17-18

And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams:

Acts 2:32-33

This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses.

Romans 8:9-16

But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.

1 Corinthians 3:16

Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?

1 Corinthians 12:4-11

Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit.

2 Corinthians 3:6

Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.

2 Corinthians 3:17

Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

2 Corinthians 11:4

For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if ye receive another spirit, which ye have not received, or another gospel, which ye have not accepted, ye might well bear with him.

Galatians 3:2-5

This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

Galatians 3:14

That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.

Galatians 5:5

For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

Ephesians 2:18

For through him we both have access by one Spirit unto the Father.

2 Thessalonians 2:13

But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

1 Peter 1:2

Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be multiplied.

Jude 1:19-20

These be they who separate themselves, sensual, having not the Spirit.

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