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1 John 4:1

4 Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but atest the spirits, whether they are of God; because bmany false prophets have gone out into the world.

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1 John 4:1 — The New International Version (NIV)

Dear friends, 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.

1 John 4:1 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world.

1 John 4:1 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

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

1 John 4:1 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Dear friends, do not believe everyone who claims to speak by the Spirit. You must test them to see if the spirit they have comes from God. For there are many false prophets in the world.

1 John 4:1 — New Century Version (NCV)

My dear friends, many false prophets have gone out into the world. So do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see if they are from God.

1 John 4:1 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Beloved, believe not every spirit, but prove the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

1 John 4:1 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Beloved, believe not every spirit, but prove the spirits, if they are of God; because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

1 John 4:1 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Dear friends, don’t believe all people who say that they have the Spirit. Instead, test them. See whether the spirit they have is from God, because there are many false prophets in the world.

1 John 4:1 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

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.

1 John 4:1 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God; for many false prophets have gone out into the world.

1 John 4:1 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

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.

1 John 4:1 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Dear friends, do not believe every spirit. Put the spirits to the test to see if they belong to God. Many false prophets have gone out into the world.

1 John 4:1 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

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.


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