Spirit Bible translations
Golden Text| Gal 5:22,23 CEB - the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,23 gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things!
Responsive Reading Isa 57:14,15,19 NLT - 14 Clear away the rocks and stones so my people can return from captivity.” 15 The high and lofty one who lives in eternity, the Holy One, says this: “I live in the high and holy place with those whose spirits are contrite and humble. I restore the crushed spirit of the humble and revive the courage of those with repentant hearts. bringing words of praise to their lips. May they have abundant peace, both near and far,” says the Lord, who heals them. Isa 61:1 NLT - The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is upon me, for the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to comfort the brokenhearted and to proclaim that captives will be released and prisoners will be freed.
Eph 4:1-4, 31,32 PHIL Christians should be at one, as God is one 1 As the Lord’s prisoner, then, I beg you to live lives worthy of your high calling. 2 Accept life with humility and patience, generously making allowance for each other 3 because you love each other. Make it your aim to be at one in the Spirit, and you will be bound together in peace. 4 There is one Body and one Spirit, just as it was to one hope that you were called. 31,32 NLT - 31 Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior. 32 Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.
1| Isa 45:5,6,8 NLT - 5 I am the Lord; there is no other God. I have equipped you for battle, though you don’t even know me, 6 so all the world from east to west will know there is no other God. I am the Lord, and there is no other. 8 “Open up, O heavens, and pour out your righteousness. Let the earth open wide so salvation and righteousness can sprout up together. I, the Lord, created them.
2| Isa 59:21 MSG - My Spirit that I’ve placed upon you and the words that I’ve given you to speak, they’re not going to leave your mouths nor the mouths of your children nor the mouths of your grandchildren. You will keep repeating these words and won’t ever stop.” God’s orders.
3| Rom 8:16 PHIL - 16 The Spirit himself endorses our inward conviction that we really are the children of God. Think what that means.
4| Job 32:8 NLT – there is a Spirit within people, the breath of the Almighty within them, that makes them intelligent.
AMP - …..there is [a vital force] a spirit [of intelligence] in man, and the breath of the Almighty gives men understanding.
5| Ps 143:1,10 NLT - Hear my prayer, O Lord; listen to my plea! Answer me because you are faithful and righteous. 10 Teach me to do your will, for you are my God. May your gracious Spirit lead me forward on a firm footing. 6| I John 4:1,6,13 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 6 But we belong to God, and those who know God listen to us. If they do not belong to God, they do not listen to us. That is how we know if someone has the Spirit of truth or the spirit of deception. 13 And God has given us his Spirit as proof that we live in him and he in us.
7| Deu 6:4,5 CEB -4 Israel, listen! Our God is the Lord! Only the Lord![a]5 Love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your being, and all your strength.
8| II Sam 5:4,10 MSG - David was thirty years old when he became king, and ruled for forty years. David proceeded with a longer stride, a larger embrace since the God-of-the-Angel-Armies was with him.
9| I Chron 12:16-18 NRSV - 16 Some Benjaminites and Judahites came to the stronghold to David. 17 David went out to meet them and said to them, “If you have come to me in friendship, to help me, then my heart will be knit to you; but if you have come to betray me to my adversaries, though my hands have done no wrong, then may the God of our ancestors see and give judgment.” 18 Then the spirit came upon Amasai, chief of the Thirty, and he said, “We are yours, O David; and with you, O son of Jesse! Peace, peace to you, and peace to the one who helps you! For your God is the one who helps you.” Then David received them, and made them officers of his troops.
10| I Cor 14:15 PHIL I am therefore determined to pray with my spirit and my mind, and if I sing I will sing with both spirit and mind.
11| John 6:63 PHIL It is the Spirit which gives life. The flesh will not help you.
NRSV - 63 It is the spirit that gives life; the flesh is useless...
AMP – It is the Spirit Who gives life [He is the Life-giver]; the flesh conveys no benefit whatever [there is no profit in it].
NLT - It is the Spirit who gives eternal life. Human effort accomplishes nothing.
12| Rom 8:6,8,9 NLT - . 6 So letting your sinful nature control your mind leads to death. But letting the Spirit control your mind leads to life and peace. 8 That’s why those who are still under the control of their sinful nature can never please God. 9 But you are not controlled by your sinful nature. You are controlled by the Spirit if you have the Spirit of God living in you.
13| Ps 139:1,7,9,10 NLT - O Lord, you have examined my heart and know everything about me. 7 I can never escape from your Spirit! I can never get away from your presence! 9 If I ride the wings of the morning, if I dwell by the farthest oceans, 10 even there your hand will guide me, and your strength will support me.
14| Mark 3:7 CEB - 7 Jesus left with his disciples and went to the lake.
15| Mark 4:37-39 NLT - 37 But soon a fierce storm came up. High waves were breaking into the boat, and it began to fill with water. 38 Jesus was sleeping at the back of the boat with his head on a cushion. The disciples woke him up, shouting, “Teacher, don’t you care that we’re going to drown?” 39 When Jesus woke up, he rebuked the wind and said to the waves,“Silence! Be still!” Suddenly the wind stopped, and there was a great calm.
16| Haggai 2:4,5, NLT - for I am with you, says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies. 5 My Spirit remains among you,
17| Luke 4:14 NRSV - 14 Then Jesus, filled with the power of the Spirit, returned to Galilee, and a report about him spread through all the surrounding country.
18| Luke 8:27-35 NLT - 27 As Jesus was climbing out of the boat, a man who was possessed by demons came out to meet him. For a long time he had been homeless and naked, living in a cemetery outside the town. 28 As soon as he saw Jesus, he shrieked and fell down in front of him. Then he screamed, “Why are you interfering with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? Please, I beg you, don’t torture me!” 29 For Jesus had already commanded the evil[d] spirit to come out of him. This spirit had often taken control of the man. Even when he was placed under guard and put in chains and shackles, he simply broke them and rushed out into the wilderness, completely under the demon’s power. 30 Jesus demanded, “What is your name?” “Legion,” he replied, for he was filled with many demons. 31 The demons kept begging Jesus not to send them into the bottomless pit.[e] 32 There happened to be a large herd of pigs feeding on the hillside nearby, and the demons begged him to let them enter into the pigs. So Jesus gave them permission. 33 Then the demons came out of the man and entered the pigs, and the entire herd plunged down the steep hillside into the lake and drowned. 34 When the herdsmen saw it, they fled to the nearby town and the surrounding countryside, spreading the news as they ran. 35 People rushed out to see what had happened. A crowd soon gathered around Jesus, and they saw the man who had been freed from the demons. He was sitting at Jesus’ feet, fully clothed and perfectly sane,
19| II Tim 1:7 AMP – God did not give us a spirit of timidity (of cowardice, of craven and cringing and fawning fear), but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of calm and well-balanced mind and discipline and self-control.
PHIL - God has not given us a spirit of fear, but a spirit of power and love and a sound mind.
NRSV - ---for God did not give us a spirit of cowardice, but rather a spirit of power and of love and of self-discipline.
NLT - God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.
CEB - God didn’t give us a spirit that is timid but one that is powerful, loving, and self-controlled.
MSG - God doesn’t want us to be shy with his gifts, but bold and loving and sensible.
20| I Cor 2:12 PHIL - 12 We have now received not the spirit of the world but the Spirit of God himself, so that we can understand something of God’s generosity towards us.
21| Rev 7:9,10,12 NRSV 9 After this I looked, and there was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, robed in white, with palm branches in their hands. 10 They cried out in a loud voice, saying, “Salvation belongs to our God who is seated on the throne, and to the Lamb!” 12 singing, “Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might be to our God forever and ever! Amen.”
CEB – COMMON ENGLISH BIBLE
ESV – ENGLISH STANDARD VERSION
MSG – THE MESSAGE
NIV – NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION
NLT – NEW LIVING TRANSLATION
NRSV - NEW REVISED STANDARD VERSION
PHIL - JB PHILLIPS, NEW TESTAMENT IN MODERN ENGLISH
VOICE – THE VOICE