For a full illustration of this verse, the reader is requested to refer to the notes on 1 Corinthians 12:6-10; (note), 1 Corinthians 12:28-30; (note); and to the concluding observations at the end of that chapter. It is rendered “pastors” only in the place before us. And teachers - see the notes on Romans 12:7. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. are all teachers? Jeremiah 3:15 And I will give you pastors according to my heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding. Try it free for 30 days. Ephesians 4:11-12 Unity in the Body of Christ 11 And m he gave the n apostles, the prophets, the o evangelists, the p shepherds 1 and teachers, 2 12 q to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for r building up s the body of Christ, and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard... 1 Corinthians 12:28 And God has set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings... Jude 1:17 But, beloved, remember you the words which were spoken before of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ; Revelation 18:20 Rejoice over her, you heaven, and you holy apostles and prophets; for God has avenged you on her. 2 Chronicles 15:3 Now for a long season Israel has been without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. Preachers and expounders under the immediate influence of the Spirit, and thus distinguished from teachers. are all prophets? English Standard Version (ESV), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Ephesians 2:20 And are built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone; Ephesians 3:5 Which in other ages was not made known to the sons of men, as it is now revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit; Romans 10:14,15 How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ, so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every … Ephesians 4:11 Parallel Commentaries. 258ff The office was distinct from that of the “pastor,” the teacher, and the “prophet:” and was manifestly an office in which “preaching” was the main thing. Ephesians 4:11-13 ESV And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ Ephesians 3:21; Ephesians 4:11–16. Acts 21:8 And the next day we that were of Paul's company departed, and came to Caesarea: and we entered into the house of Philip the evangelist... 2 Timothy 4:5 But watch you in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of your ministry. (, Compiled & Edited by BST & Crosswalk Staff, Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, English Standard Version - The Holy Bible Online, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. Ephesians 3:5 Which in other ages was not made known to the sons of men, as it is now revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit; The word is given to ministers of the gospel with obvious propriety, and with great beauty. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. 11 And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds[ a] and teachers,[ b] 12 to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, 13 until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood,[ c] to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ, Ephesians 4:8 Why he said, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men. And some, prophets - He appointed some to be prophets; see the Romans 12:7, note; 1 Corinthians 12:28, note; 1 Corinthians 14:1, notes. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Pastors or shepherds. 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Ephesians 2:20 And are built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;. The word properly means “a messenger of good tidings;” and Robinson (Lexicon) supposes that it denotes a minister of the gospel who was not located in any place, but who traveled as a missionary to preach the gospel, and to found churches. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. English Standard Version (ESV), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access, Ephesians 4:11 in all English translations. Ephesians 4:8 Why he said, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men.. Ephesians 2:20 And are built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;. and who is a disciple? of 11 And (A)he gave the (B)apostles, the prophets, the (C)evangelists, the (D)shepherds[a] and teachers,[b]. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. The verb ποιμαίνω to tend as a shepherd, is often used in this sense. The meaning here is, that Christ exercised a special care for his church by appointing “pastors” who would watch over it as a shepherd does over his flock.And teachers - see the notes on Romans 12:7. 11 And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds[a] and teachers,[b]. What are the benefits of creating an account? Ephesians 4:11 in all English translations, ESV Large Print Thinline Bible (TruTone, Turquoise, Emblem Design), ESV Large Print Compact Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Brown/Cordovan, Portfolio Design), ESV MacArthur Study Bible--genuine top grain leather, black, ESV Study Bible, Large-Print--soft leather-look, mahogany with trellis design (indexed). Ephesians 4:11 - ESV - And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists,... Study verse in the English Standard Version Try it free for 30 days. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. The evangelist “may” have been one whose main business was “preaching,” and who was not particularly engaged in the “government” of the church. And he gave some, apostles - He gave some to be apostles. Don't have an account? Amen. he. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Ephesians 4:11 And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, Read verse in English Standard Version You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. The word is so used now by many Christians; but it cannot be proved that it is so used in the New Testament. The distinguishing features of an apostle were, a commission directly from Christ: being a witness of the resurrection: special inspiration: supreme authority: accrediting by miracles: unlimited commission to preach and to found churches. And some, pastors - Literally, “shepherds” - ποιμένας poimenascompare Matthew 9:36; Matthew 25:32; Matthew 26:31; Mark 6:34; Mark 14:27; Luke 2:8, Luke 2:15, Luke 2:18, Luke 2:20; John 10:2, John 10:11-12, John 10:14, John 10:16, where it is rendered “shepherd and shepherds;” also Hebrews 13:20; 1 Peter 2:25; in Matthew 26:31; Mark 14:27; Hebrews 13:20; 1 Peter 2:25, it is applied to the Lord Jesus as the great shepherd of the flock - the church. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. They are to exercise the same watchfulness and care river the people of their charge which a shepherd does over his flock; compare the notes on John 21:15-16.