Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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,

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 to the church were varied and] He Himself appointed some as apostles [special messengers, representatives], some as prophets [who speak a new message from God to the people], some as evangelists [who spread the good news of salvation], and some as pastors and teachers [to shepherd and guide and instruct],

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;

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;

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

Usage: 0

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
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

Prayers for Ephesians 4:11

Context Readings

Gifted Leaders Bring The Church To Maturity

10 He who descended is also the same man who ascended high above all the heavens, so that he might fill all things. 11 And indeed he gave the apostles, and the prophets, and the evangelists, and the shepherds and teachers 12 for the perfecting of the sanctified, for the work of ministry, for edification of the body of the Christ.


Cross References

Acts 13:1

Now there were some men from the congregation that was in Antioch, prophets and teachers, including Barnabas, and Simeon called Niger, and Lucius the Cyrenian, and Manaen reared with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Acts 21:8

And on the morrow, after going forth, those around Paul came to Caesarea. And having entered into the house of Philip the evangelist, being of the seven, we dwelt with him.

Acts 21:8

And on the morrow, after going forth, those around Paul came to Caesarea. And having entered into the house of Philip the evangelist, being of the seven, we dwelt with him.

Ephesians 4:8

Therefore he says, Having ascended on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men.

2 Timothy 4:5

But be thou sober in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, bring thy ministry to fullness.

2 Chronicles 15:3

Now for a long time Israel was without the TRUE God, and without a teaching priest, and without law.

Matthew 28:20

teaching them to observe all things, as many as I commanded you. And lo, I am with you all the days, until the end of the age. Truly.

Acts 20:28

Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit placed you guardians, to tend the church of the Lord and God, which he purchased by his own blood.

Romans 10:14-15

How then will they call on whom they have not believed? And how will they believe of whom they have not heard? And how will they hear without preaching?

Romans 12:7

or service, in the service; or he who teaches, in the teaching;

1 Corinthians 12:28-29

And in the church God has placed men who are first apostles, secondly prophets, thirdly teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, kinds of tongues.

Ephesians 2:20

Which was built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the chief corner,

Ephesians 3:5

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

Hebrews 5:12

For also men who ought to be teachers because of the time, ye have need again for some man to teach you the rudiments of the beginning of the oracles of God, and have become men who have need of milk, and not of solid food.

1 Peter 5:1-3

I, a fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of the Christ, and a partaker of the glory going be revealed, exhort the elders among you:

Jude 1:17

But ye, beloved, remember the sayings previously spoken by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Revelation 18:20

Be glad over her, thou heaven, and the sanctified, and the apostles, and the prophets, because God has decreed your judgment of her.

Revelation 21:14

And the wall of the city having twelve foundations, and on them the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

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