1 Thessalonians 5:19
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New International Version
Do not quench the Spirit.

New Living Translation
Do not stifle the Holy Spirit.

English Standard Version
Do not quench the Spirit.

Berean Study Bible
Do not extinguish the Spirit.

Berean Literal Bible
Do not quench the Spirit.

New American Standard Bible
Do not quench the Spirit;

King James Bible
Quench not the Spirit.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Don't stifle the Spirit.

International Standard Version
Do not put out the Spirit's fire.

NET Bible
Do not extinguish the Spirit.

New Heart English Bible
Do not quench the Spirit.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Do not quench the Spirit.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Don't put out the Spirit's fire.

New American Standard 1977
Do not quench the Spirit;

Jubilee Bible 2000
Quench not the Spirit.

King James 2000 Bible
Quench not the Spirit.

American King James Version
Quench not the Spirit.

American Standard Version
Quench not the Spirit;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Extinguish not the spirit.

Darby Bible Translation
quench not the Spirit;

English Revised Version
Quench not the Spirit;

Webster's Bible Translation
Quench not the spirit.

Weymouth New Testament
Do not quench the Spirit.

World English Bible
Don't quench the Spirit.

Young's Literal Translation
The Spirit quench not;
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:16-22 We are to rejoice in creature-comforts, as if we rejoiced not, and must not expect to live many years, and rejoice in them all; but if we do rejoice in God, we may do that evermore. A truly religious life is a life of constant joy. And we should rejoice more, if we prayed more. Prayer will help forward all lawful business, and every good work. If we pray without ceasing, we shall not want matter for thanksgiving in every thing. We shall see cause to give thanks for sparing and preventing, for common and uncommon, past and present, temporal and spiritual mercies. Not only for prosperous and pleasing, but also for afflicting providences, for chastisements and corrections; for God designs all for our good, though we at present see not how they tend to it. Quench not the Spirit. Christians are said to be baptized with the Holy Ghost and with fire. He worketh as fire, by enlightening, enlivening, and purifying the souls of men. As fire is put out by taking away fuel, and as it is quenched by pouring water, or putting a great deal of earth upon it; so we must be careful not to quench the Holy Spirit, by indulging carnal lusts and affections, minding only earthly things. Believers often hinder their growth in grace, by not giving themselves up to the spiritual affections raised in their hearts by the Holy Spirit. By prophesyings, here understand the preaching of the word, the interpreting and applying the Scriptures. We must not despise preaching, though it is plain, and we are told no more than what we knew before. We must search the Scriptures. And proving all things must be to hold fast that which is good. We should abstain from sin, and whatever looks like sin, leads to it, and borders upon it. He who is not shy of the appearances of sin, who shuns not the occasions of it, and who avoids not the temptations and approaches to it, will not long keep from doing sin.
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Christian Living
18Give thanks in every circumstance, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 19Do not extinguish the Spirit. 20Do not treat prophecies with contempt,…
Cross References
Ephesians 4:30
And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, in whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.

1 Thessalonians 5:20
Do not treat prophecies with contempt,
Treasury of Scripture

Quench not the Spirit.


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Ephesians 4:30 And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby you are sealed to …

Ephesians 6:16 Above all, taking the shield of faith, with which you shall be able …

the Spirit.

Genesis 6:3 And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for …

1 Samuel 16:4 And Samuel did that which the LORD spoke, and came to Bethlehem. …

Nehemiah 9:30 Yet many years did you forbear them, and testified against them by …

Psalm 51:11 Cast me not away from your presence; and take not your holy spirit from me.

Isaiah 63:10 But they rebelled, and vexed his holy Spirit: therefore he was turned …

Acts 7:51 You stiff necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you do always …

1 Corinthians 14:30 If any thing be revealed to another that sits by, let the first hold his peace.

Ephesians 4:30 And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby you are sealed to …

1 Timothy 4:14 Neglect not the gift that is in you, which was given you by prophecy, …

2 Timothy 1:6 Why I put you in remembrance that you stir up the gift of God, which …

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