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1 Thessalonians 5:19–22

19 yDo not quench the Spirit. 20 Do not despise zprophecies, 21 but atest everything; hold fast what is good. 22 Abstain from every form of evil.

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1 Thessalonians 5:19–22 — The New International Version (NIV)

19 Do not quench the Spirit. 20 Do not treat prophecies with contempt 21 but test them all; hold on to what is good, 22 reject every kind of evil.

1 Thessalonians 5:19–22 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

19 Quench not the Spirit. 20 Despise not prophesyings. 21 Prove all things; hold fast that which is good. 22 Abstain from all appearance of evil.

1 Thessalonians 5:19–22 — New Living Translation (NLT)

19 Do not stifle the Holy Spirit. 20 Do not scoff at prophecies, 21 but test everything that is said. Hold on to what is good. 22 Stay away from every kind of evil.

1 Thessalonians 5:19–22 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

19 Do not quench the Spirit. 20 Do not despise prophecies. 21 Test all things; hold fast what is good. 22 Abstain from every form of evil.

1 Thessalonians 5:19–22 — New Century Version (NCV)

19 Do not hold back the work of the Holy Spirit. 20 Do not treat prophecy as if it were unimportant. 21 But test everything. Keep what is good, 22 and stay away from everything that is evil.

1 Thessalonians 5:19–22 — American Standard Version (ASV)

19 Quench not the Spirit; 20 despise not prophesyings; 21 prove all things; hold fast that which is good; 22 abstain from every form of evil.

1 Thessalonians 5:19–22 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

19 quench not the Spirit; 20 do not lightly esteem prophecies; 21 but prove all things, hold fast the right; 22 hold aloof from every form of wickedness.

1 Thessalonians 5:19–22 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

19 Don’t put out the Spirit’s fire. 20 Don’t despise what God has revealed. 21 Instead, test everything. Hold on to what is good. 22 Keep away from every kind of evil. 

1 Thessalonians 5:19–22 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

19 Don’t stifle the Spirit.

20 Don’t despise prophecies,

21 but test all things.

Hold on to what is good.

22 Stay away from every kind of evil.

1 Thessalonians 5:19–22 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 Do not quench the Spirit. 20 Do not despise the words of prophets, 21 but test everything; hold fast to what is good; 22 abstain from every form of evil.

1 Thessalonians 5:19–22 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

19 Do not quench the Spirit. 20 Do not despise prophecies, 21 but examine all things; hold fast to what is good. 22 Abstain from every form of evil.

1 Thessalonians 5:19–22 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

19 Don’t put out the Holy Spirit’s fire. 20 Don’t treat prophecies as if they amount to nothing. 21 Put everything to the test. Hold on to what is good. 22 Stay away from every kind of evil.

1 Thessalonians 5:19–22 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

19 Do not quench the Spirit;

20 do not despise prophetic utterances.

21 But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good;

22 abstain from every form of evil.