Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers,

King James Version

And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

Holman Bible

And He personally gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers,

International Standard Version

And it is he who gifted some to be apostles, others to be prophets, others to be evangelists, and still others to be pastors and teachers,

A Conservative Version

And indeed he gave the apostles, and the prophets, and the evangelists, and the shepherds and teachers

American Standard Version

And he gave some to be apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

Amplified

And His gifts were [varied; He Himself appointed and gave men to us] some to be apostles (special messengers), some prophets (inspired preachers and expounders), some evangelists (preachers of the Gospel, traveling missionaries), some pastors (shepherds of His flock) and teachers.

An Understandable Version

And He gave some people [the gift of being] apostles; and some people prophets; and some people evangelists; and some people pastors [i.e., elders] and teachers,

Anderson New Testament

And he himself gave some to be apostles, and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

Bible in Basic English

And he gave some as Apostles, and some, prophets; and some, preachers of the good news; and some to give care and teaching;

Common New Testament

And he gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers,

Daniel Mace New Testament

It is he then that made some, apostles: some, prophets: some, evangelists: and others, pastors, and teachers:

Darby Translation

and he has given some apostles, and some prophets, and some evangelists, and some shepherds and teachers,

Godbey New Testament

And he gave some, apostles; some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

Goodspeed New Testament

And he has given us some men as apostles, some as prophets, some as missionaries, some as pastors and teachers,

John Wesley New Testament

And he gave some apostles, and some prophets, and some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers,

Julia Smith Translation

And truly he gave the sent; and the prophets; and the bearers of good tidings; and the shepherds, and the teachers;

King James 2000

And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he himself gave some [as] apostles and some [as] prophets and some [as] evangelists and some [as] pastors and teachers

Modern King James verseion

And truly He gave some to be apostles, and some to be prophets, and some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the very same, made some Apostles, some Prophets, some Evangelists, some Shepherds, some Teachers:

Moffatt New Testament

he granted some men to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, some to shepherd and teach,

Montgomery New Testament

It is he who made some men apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers,

NET Bible

It was he who gave some as apostles, some as prophets, some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers,

New Heart English Bible

He gave some to be apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, shepherds and teachers;

New simplified Bible

He gave some to be apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, shepherds and teachers.

Noyes New Testament

And he gave some to be apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

Sawyer New Testament

And he gave some apostles, and some prophets, and some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers,

The Emphasized Bible

And, he, gave - some, indeed, to be apostles, and some, prophets, and some, evangelists, and some, shepherds and teachers, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he himself appointed, some indeed apostles, and some prophets; and others preachers of the Gospel; and others pastors and teachers;

Twentieth Century New Testament

And he it is who gave to the Church Apostles, Prophets, Missionaries, Pastors, and Teachers,

Webster

And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

Weymouth New Testament

And He Himself appointed some to be Apostles, some to be Prophets, some to be evangelists, some to be pastors and teachers,

Williams New Testament

And He has given some men to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, some to be pastors and teachers,

World English Bible

He gave some to be apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, shepherds and teachers;

Worrell New Testament

And He gave some to be apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

Worsley New Testament

And therefore He gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers; to qualify holy men for the work of the ministry,

Youngs Literal Translation

and He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as proclaimers of good news, and some as shepherds and teachers,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

he

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
give , grant , put , show , deliver , make ,
Usage: 254








which , who , the things , the son ,
which , who , the things , the son ,
which , who , the things , the son ,
which , who , the things , the son ,
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ἀπόστολος 
Apostolos 
Usage: 78

and
δέ 
De 
δέ 
De 
δέ 
De 

but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 2184
Usage: 2184
Usage: 2184
Usage: 0

προφήτης 
Prophetes 
Usage: 105

εὐαγγελιστής 
Euaggelistes 
Usage: 3

ποιμήν 
Poimen 
Usage: 9

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 4:11

Devotionals containing Ephesians 4:11

Images Ephesians 4:11

Context Readings

Gifted Leaders Bring The Church To Maturity

10 He who descended is Himself also He who ascended far above all the heavens, so that He might fill all things.) 11 And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers, 12 for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of Christ;


Cross References

Acts 13:1

Now there were at Antioch, in the church that was there, prophets and teachers: Barnabas, and Simeon who was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Acts 21:8

On the next day we left and came to Caesarea, and entering the house of Philip the evangelist, who was one of the seven, we stayed with him.

Jeremiah 3:15

"Then I will give you shepherds after My own heart, who will feed you on knowledge and understanding.

Ephesians 4:8

Therefore it says, "WHEN HE ASCENDED ON HIGH, HE LED CAPTIVE A HOST OF CAPTIVES, AND HE GAVE GIFTS TO MEN."

2 Timothy 4:5

But you, be sober in all things, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.

2 Chronicles 15:3

"For many days Israel was without the true God and without a teaching priest and without law.

Matthew 28:20

teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age."

Acts 20:28

"Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.

Romans 10:14-15

How then will they call on Him in whom they have not believed? How will they believe in Him whom they have not heard? And how will they hear without a preacher?

Romans 12:7

if service, in his serving; or he who teaches, in his teaching;

1 Corinthians 12:28-29

And God has appointed in the church, first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, various kinds of tongues.

Ephesians 2:20

having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone,

Ephesians 3:5

which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed to His holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit;

Hebrews 5:12

For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you have need again for someone to teach you the elementary principles of the oracles of God, and you have come to need milk and not solid food.

1 Peter 5:1-3

Therefore, I exhort the elders among you, as your fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker also of the glory that is to be revealed,

Jude 1:17

But you, beloved, ought to remember the words that were spoken beforehand by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Revelation 18:20

"Rejoice over her, O heaven, and you saints and apostles and prophets, because God has pronounced judgment for you against her."

Revelation 21:14

And the wall of the city had twelve foundation stones, and on them were the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.



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