Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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:

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;

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 that descended is the same who has also ascended up above all the heavens, that he might fill all things; 11 and he has given some apostles, and some prophets, and some evangelists, and some shepherds and teachers, 12 for the perfecting of the saints; with a view to the work of the ministry, with a view to the edifying of the body of Christ;


Cross References

Acts 13:1

Now there were in Antioch, in the assembly which was there, prophets and teachers: Barnabas, and Simeon who was called Niger, and Lucius the Cyrenian, and Manaen, foster-brother of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Acts 21:8

And leaving on the morrow, we came to Caesarea; and entering into the house of Philip the evangelist, who was of the seven, we abode with him.

Jeremiah 3:15

And I will give you shepherds according to my heart, and they shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.

Ephesians 4:8

Wherefore he says, Having ascended up on high, he has led captivity captive, and has given gifts to men.

2 Timothy 4:5

But thou, be sober in all things, bear evils, do the work of an evangelist, fill up the full measure of thy ministry.

2 Chronicles 15:3

Now for a long while Israel was without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law;

Matthew 28:20

teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have enjoined you. And behold, I am with you all the days, until the completion of the age.

Acts 20:28

Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, wherein the Holy Spirit has set you as overseers, to shepherd the assembly of God, which he has purchased with the blood of his own.

Romans 10:14-15

How then shall they call upon him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe on him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without one who preaches?

Romans 12:7

or service, let us occupy ourselves in service; or he that teaches, in teaching;

1 Corinthians 12:28-29

And God has set certain in the assembly: first, apostles; secondly, prophets; thirdly, teachers; then miraculous powers; then gifts of healings; helps; governments; kinds of tongues.

Ephesians 2:20

being built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the corner-stone,

Ephesians 3:5

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

Hebrews 5:12

For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have again need that one should teach you what are the elements of the beginning of the oracles of God, and are become such as have need of milk, and not of solid food.

1 Peter 5:1-3

The elders which are among you I exhort, who am their fellow-elder and witness of the sufferings of the Christ, who also am partaker of the glory about to be revealed:

Jude 1:17

But ye, beloved, remember the words spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Revelation 18:20

Rejoice over her, heaven, and ye saints and apostles and prophets; for God has judged your judgment upon her.

Revelation 21:14

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

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