1 Corinthians 12:6

“And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And there are diuersities of operations, but it is the same God, which worketh all in all.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

There are varieties of effects, but the same God who works all things in all {persons.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And there are diversities of workings, but the same God, who worketh all things in all.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And there are different operations, but the same God, who is working all things in all.
- Basic English Bible

and there are distinctions of operations, but the same God who operates all things in all.
- Darby Bible

And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God who worketh all in all.
- Webster's Bible

diversities in work, and yet one and the same God--He who in each person brings about the whole result.
- Weymouth Bible

There are various kinds of workings, but the same God, who works all things in all.
- World English Bible

but `al is oon God, that worchith alle thingis in alle thingis.
- Wycliffe Bible

and there are diversities of workings, and it is the same God -- who is working the all in all.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 12:6


12:6 Operations - Effects produced. This word is of a larger extent than either of the former. But it is the same God who worketh all these effects in all the persons concerned.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 12:6


1Co 12:6 Diversities of operations. The inward workings of the Spirit are not always the same, but it is God, one God, "the same God", who causes them all. The object of this section is to show that one divine source accounts for spiritual gifts diverse in their manifestations.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 12

  • Wayne
    Stephen, speaking in diverse languages and interpretation of diverse languages is listed last. Also, matt. 6:33 states but seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you. Being in the kingdom and His righteousness, the Lord will supply all our needs.
  • Irene123
    V. 1 - "..... and that no man can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost." What this is referring to is - Jesus is the 'Lord' of ones life, after Acts 2:38. It's THEN He becomes the Lord of one's life, and one can say, "I KNOW the Lord." Jn. 15:14. Matt. 28:19 is a commandment of Jesus: in the NAME of ....."
  • BSP
    Many have different gifts and ministries, but verses 4 through 7 shows that God uses the same spirit in these various gifts and roles.
  • Stephen F. Zielski
    God The Giver who is Holy Spirit What can only give What He is Which is His GIFT holy spirit which is God in Christ in you which is power from on high. Speaking in Tongues-Interpretation of Tongues-Prophecy-Word of Knowledge-Word of Wisdom-Discerning of spirits-Faith-Miracles-Gifts of Healing. These are the Manafestions in the senses World. Shalom.
  • Stephen F. Zielski
    OPEN YOUR EYES AND LOOK AT THIS YOURSELF ! Oh you who pray in the most sacred gift of speaking in tongues ! What do you think this gift was given to us for. Too put it to work and do what the Word itself tells you to do. This is how Gods people get their spiritual and physical needs met Amen. WAKE UP SAINTS BECAUSE THIS IS IT ! ITS ALL RIGHT THERE AND ALWAYS HAS BEEN ! God bless and be with you.
  • Steve
    What people do not know that the Holy Ghost and Holy Spirit is the same, when a person gets saved, he receives the Holy Ghost or Holy Spirit, the Bible say in Romans 8:9 Now if a man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of His, he abides when you for ever, the Holy Ghost or Holy Spirit is part of the trinity, God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Ghost or Holy Spirit.

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