Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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,

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 having descended is the same having ascended above all the heavens, that he might fill up all things.) 11 And truly he gave the sent; and the prophets; and the bearers of good tidings; and the shepherds, and the teachers; 12 For the adjusting of the holy, for the work of the service, for the building up of the body of Christ:


Cross References

Acts 13:1

And certain prophets and teachers were in the church being in Antioch; as Barnabas, and Simeon called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Acts 21:8

And the morrow, they about Paul having come out, came to Cesarea: and having come to Philip's house, bearer of good news, being of the seven, we remained with him.

Jeremiah 3:15

And I gave to you shepherds according to my heart, and they fed you with knowledge and understanding.

Ephesians 4:8

Wherefore he says, Having ascended into height, he made captivity captive, and gave gifts to men.

2 Timothy 4:5

And thou be sober in all things, suffer ill treatment, do the work of the bearer of good news, render thy service perfectly certain.

2 Chronicles 15:3

And many days to Israel for not a God of truth, and for no priest teaching, and for no law.

Matthew 28:20

Teaching them to keep all things whatever I have commanded you; and behold, I am with you all the days, even to the end of time. Amen.

Acts 20:28

Attend therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit set you inspectors, to feed the church of God, which he acquired by his own blood.

Romans 10:14-15

How then shall they call upon whom they believed not? and how shall they believe whom they heard not? and how shall they hear without him proclaiming?

Romans 12:7

Whether service, in service: whether he teaching, in instruction;

1 Corinthians 12:28-29

And whom truly God set in the church, first the sent, second the prophets, third teachers, then powers, then graces of healings, helps, directions, kinds of tongues.

Ephesians 2:20

Built upon the foundation of the sent, and of the prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the corner stone;

Ephesians 3:5

Which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as now has been revealed to his holy sent and to the prophets by the Spirit:

Hebrews 5:12

For also ye ought to be teachers for the time, again ye have need for some one to teach you the elements of the beginning of the sayings of God; and have become those having need of milk, and not of firm food.

1 Peter 5:1-3

The elders among you I beseech, a fellow elder, and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a participator of the glory which is about to be revealed:

Jude 1:17

And ye, dearly beloved, remember the words spoken before by the sent of our Lord Jesus Christ;

Revelation 18:20

Rejoice over her, O heaven, and the holy sent, and the prophets; for God judged your judgment of her.

Revelation 21:14

And the wall of the city having twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve sent of the Lamb.

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