1 Corinthians 12:7

“But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But the manifestation of the spirit, is giuen to euery man to profit withall.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But to each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But to each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit to profit withal.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But to every man some form of the Spirit's working is given for the common good.
- Basic English Bible

But to each the manifestation of the Spirit is given for profit.
- Darby Bible

But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man for profit.
- Webster's Bible

But to each of us a manifestation of the Spirit has been granted for the common good.
- Weymouth Bible

But to each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the profit of all.
- World English Bible

And to ech man the schewyng of spirit is youun to profit. The word of wisdom is youun to oon bi spirit;
- Wycliffe Bible

And to each hath been given the manifestation of the Spirit for profit;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 12:7


12:7 The manifestation - The gift whereby the Spirit manifests itself. Is given to each - For the profit of the whole body.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 12:7


1Co 12:7 But the manifestation of the Spirit. However varied these manifestations, all are given to every man to profit withal. For the profit of the whole body. No gift of the Spirit is for the benefit of the recipient. This is now shown.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 12:7

  • General DD for verse 7
    It is for show that every believer will experience the revealing or working of the Holy Ghost in his or her life but do not take this as something to make a profit out of it, rather see it as an opportunity to serve the body of Christ, in all humility.
  • The outward working of the spirit is to edify or exalt your spirit. It working through you is ultimately for your good or benefit. Refreshed, uplifted, inspired, fuel, energy, outlook better,...

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