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

  • Jacob Ameh Sani
    "...a more excellent way" is love. Love typically is burdens bearing that reliefs others of their challenges. Burdens bearing is living a life that comforts and inspires others. Being the hands of Jesus Christ to your world is one of the pointers to living inspiring and comforting life. The hallmark of Christianity is the more "excellent way". What speed do you tread the more excellent way daily?
  • 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.

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