1 Thessalonians 5:20

“Despise not prophesyings.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Thessalonians 5:20

Despise not prophecyings:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

do not despise prophetic utterances.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

despise not prophesyings;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not make little of the words of the prophets;
- Basic English Bible

do not lightly esteem prophecies;
- Darby Bible

Despise not prophesyings.
- Webster's Bible

Do not think meanly of utterances of prophecy;
- Weymouth Bible

Don't despise prophesies.
- World English Bible

nyle ye dispise prophecies.
- Wycliffe Bible

prophesyings despise not;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Thessalonians 5:20

Wesley's Notes for 1 Thessalonians 5:20


5:20 Despise not prophesyings - That is, preaching; for the apostle is not here speaking of extraordinary gifts. It seems, one means of grace is put for all; and whoever despises any of these, under whatever pretence, will surely (though perhaps gradually and almost insensibly) quench the Spirit.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 5:20


1Th 5:20 Despise not prophesyings. Inspired teachings. The prophets were specially inspired men in the early church. They were needed, because as yet it did not have the New Testament Scriptures for a guide. This inspired preaching must not be despised.

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