1 Corinthians 12:5
New International Version
There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord.

New Living Translation
There are different kinds of service, but we serve the same Lord.

English Standard Version
and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord;

Berean Study Bible
There are different ministries, but the same Lord.

Berean Literal Bible
and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord;

King James Bible
And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord.

New King James Version
There are differences of ministries, but the same Lord.

New American Standard Bible
And there are varieties of ministries, and the same Lord.

NASB 1995
And there are varieties of ministries, and the same Lord.

NASB 1977
And there are varieties of ministries, and the same Lord.

Amplified Bible
And there are [distinctive] varieties of ministries and service, but it is the same Lord [who is served].

Christian Standard Bible
There are different ministries, but the same Lord.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
There are different ministries, but the same Lord.

American Standard Version
And there are diversities of ministrations, and the same Lord.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And there are diversities of ministries, however, THE LORD JEHOVAH is One.

Contemporary English Version
There are different ways to serve the same Lord,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And there are diversities of ministries, but the same Lord;

English Revised Version
And there are diversities of ministrations, and the same Lord.

Good News Translation
There are different ways of serving, but the same Lord is served.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
There are different ways of serving, and yet the same Lord is served.

International Standard Version
and there are varieties of ministries, but the same Lord.

Literal Standard Version
and there are diversities of ministries, and the same Lord;

NET Bible
And there are different ministries, but the same Lord.

New Heart English Bible
There are various kinds of service, and the same Lord.

Weymouth New Testament
various forms of official service, and yet one and the same Lord;

World English Bible
There are various kinds of service, and the same Lord.

Young's Literal Translation
and there are diversities of ministrations, and the same Lord;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Spiritual Gifts
4There are different gifts, but the same Spirit. 5 There are different ministries, but the same Lord. 6There are different ways of working, but the same God works all things in all people.…

Cross References
Romans 12:7
if it is serving, let him serve; if it is teaching, let him teach;

1 Corinthians 12:4
There are different gifts, but the same Spirit.

1 Corinthians 12:6
There are different ways of working, but the same God works all things in all people.


Treasury of Scripture

And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord.

administrations.

1 Corinthians 12:28,29
And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues…

Romans 12:6-8
Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith; …

Ephesians 4:11,12
And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; …

but.

1 Corinthians 8:6
But to us there is but one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we in him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him.

Matthew 23:10
Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, even Christ.

Acts 10:36
The word which God sent unto the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ: (he is Lord of all:)









Verse 5. - Administrations. Different individuals render different services, and even apply the same gifts in different ways, as we see in Romans 12:6-8. The same Lord. Who, as Head of the Church, directs all ministries and assigns all functions.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
There are
εἰσιν (eisin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

different
διαιρέσεις (diaireseis)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's 1243: Division, distribution, difference, distinction. From diaireo; a distinction or variety.

ministries,
διακονιῶν (diakoniōn)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Plural
Strong's 1248: Waiting at table; in a wider sense: service, ministration. From diakonos; attendance; figuratively aid, service.

but
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

same
αὐτὸς (autos)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

Lord.
Κύριος (Kyrios)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.


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