Parallel Verses

World English Bible

He gave some to be 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:

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;

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,

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 the one who also ascended far above all the heavens, that he might fill all things. 11 He gave some to be apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, shepherds and teachers; 12 for the perfecting of the saints, to the work of serving, to the building up of the body of Christ;


Cross References

Acts 13:1

Now in the assembly that was at Antioch there were some prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen the foster brother of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Acts 21:8

On the next day, we, who were Paul's companions, departed, and came to Caesarea. We entered into the house of Philip the evangelist, who was one of the seven, and stayed with him.

Jeremiah 3:15

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

Ephesians 4:8

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

2 Timothy 4:5

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

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 that I commanded you. Behold, I am with you always, even to the end of the age." Amen.

Acts 20:28

Take heed, therefore, to yourselves, and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the assembly of the Lord and 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? How will they hear without a preacher?

Romans 12:7

or service, let us give ourselves to service; or he who teaches, to his teaching;

1 Corinthians 12:28-29

God has set some in the assembly: first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracle workers, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, and various kinds of languages.

Ephesians 2:20

being built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the chief cornerstone;

Ephesians 3:5

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

Hebrews 5:12

For although by this time you should be teachers, you again need to have someone teach you the rudiments of the first principles of the oracles of God. You have come to need milk, and not solid food.

1 Peter 5:1-3

I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and who will also share in the glory that will be revealed.

Jude 1:17

But you, beloved, remember the words which have been spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Revelation 18:20

"Rejoice over her, O heaven, you saints, apostles, and prophets; for God has judged your judgment on her."

Revelation 21:14

The wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them twelve names of the twelve Apostles of the Lamb.

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