1 John 4:1
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
27 [e]Ἀγαπητοί,
Agapētoi
Beloved,Adj-VMP
3361 [e]μὴ
notAdv
3956 [e]παντὶ
panti
everyAdj-DNS
4151 [e]πνεύματι
pneumati
spiritN-DNS
4100 [e]πιστεύετε,
pisteuete
believe,V-PMA-2P
235 [e]ἀλλὰ
alla
butConj
1381 [e]δοκιμάζετε
dokimazete
testV-PMA-2P
3588 [e]τὰ
ta
theArt-ANP
4151 [e]πνεύματα
pneumata
spirits,N-ANP
1487 [e]εἰ
ei
whetherConj
1537 [e]ἐκ
ek
ofPrep
3588 [e]τοῦ
tou
- Art-GMS
2316 [e]Θεοῦ
Theou
GodN-GMS
1510 [e]ἐστιν,
estin
they are,V-PIA-3S
3754 [e]ὅτι
hoti
becauseConj
4183 [e]πολλοὶ
polloi
manyAdj-NMP
5578 [e]ψευδοπροφῆται
pseudoprophētai
false prophetsN-NMP
1831 [e]ἐξεληλύθασιν
exelēlythasin
have gone outV-RIA-3P
1519 [e]εἰς
eis
intoPrep
3588 [e]τὸν
ton
theArt-AMS
2889 [e]κόσμον.
kosmon
world.N-AMS









Greek Texts
ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ Α΄ 4:1 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
Ἀγαπητοί, μὴ παντὶ πνεύματι πιστεύετε, ἀλλὰ δοκιμάζετε τὰ πνεύματα εἰ ἐκ τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐστιν, ὅτι πολλοὶ ψευδοπροφῆται ἐξεληλύθασιν εἰς τὸν κόσμον.

ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ Α΄ 4:1 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
Ἀγαπητοί, μὴ παντὶ πνεύματι πιστεύετε, ἀλλὰ δοκιμάζετε τὰ πνεύματα εἰ ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ ἐστίν, ὅτι πολλοὶ ψευδοπροφῆται ἐξεληλύθασιν εἰς τὸν κόσμον.

ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ Α΄ 4:1 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
Ἀγαπητοί, μὴ παντὶ πνεύματι πιστεύετε, ἀλλὰ δοκιμάζετε τὰ πνεύματα εἰ ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ ἐστίν, ὅτι πολλοὶ ψευδοπροφῆται ἐξεληλύθασιν εἰς τὸν κόσμον.

ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ Α΄ 4:1 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Ἀγαπητοί, μὴ παντὶ πνεύματι πιστεύετε, ἀλλὰ δοκιμάζετε τὰ πνεύματα, εἰ ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ ἐστίν· ὅτι πολλοὶ ψευδοπροφῆται ἐξεληλύθασιν εἰς τὸν κόσμον.

ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ Α΄ 4:1 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
Ἀγαπητοί, μὴ παντὶ πνεύματι πιστεύετε, ἀλλὰ δοκιμάζετε τὰ πνεύματα εἰ ἐκ τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐστιν, ὅτι πολλοὶ ψευδοπροφῆται ἐξεληλύθασιν εἰς τὸν κόσμον.

ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ Α΄ 4:1 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ἀγαπητός μή πᾶς πνεῦμα πιστεύω ἀλλά δοκιμάζω ὁ πνεῦμα εἰ ἐκ ὁ θεός εἰμί ὅτι πολύς ψευδοπροφήτης ἐξέρχομαι εἰς ὁ κόσμος

ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ Α΄ 4:1 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
Ἀγαπητοί, μὴ παντὶ πνεύματι πιστεύετε, ἀλλὰ δοκιμάζετε τὰ πνεύματα, εἰ ἐκ τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐστιν· ὅτι πολλοὶ ψευδοπροφῆται ἐξεληλύθασιν εἰς τὸν κόσμον.

ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ Α΄ 4:1 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
Ἀγαπητοί μὴ παντὶ πνεύματι πιστεύετε ἀλλὰ δοκιμάζετε τὰ πνεύματα εἰ ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ ἐστιν ὅτι πολλοὶ ψευδοπροφῆται ἐξεληλύθασιν εἰς τὸν κόσμον

1 John 4:1 Hebrew Bible
אהובי אל תאמינו לכל רוח כי אם בחנו הרוחות אם מאלהים המה כי נביאי שקר רבים יצאו לעולם׃

1 John 4:1 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܚܒܝܒܝ ܠܐ ܠܟܠ ܪܘܚܝܢ ܬܗܝܡܢܘܢ ܐܠܐ ܗܘܝܬܘܢ ܦܪܫܝܢ ܪܘܚܐ ܐܢ ܡܢ ܐܠܗܐ ܐܝܬܝܗܝܢ ܡܛܠ ܕܤܓܝܐܐ ܢܒܝܐ ܕܓܠܐ ܢܦܩܘ ܒܗ ܒܥܠܡܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

King James Bible
Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to determine if they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.
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