|New International Version (© 2011)|
if it is serving, then serve; if it is teaching, then teach;
King James Bible
Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching;
American Standard Version
or ministry, let us give ourselves to our ministry; or he that teacheth, to his teaching;
Young's Literal Translation
or ministration -- 'In the ministration!' or he who is teaching -- 'In the teaching!'
Romans 12:7 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Or ministry - Διακονια simply means the office of a deacon; and what this office was, see in the note on Acts 6:4 (note), where the subject is largely discussed.
Or he that teacheth - The teacher, διδασκαλος, was a person whose office it was to instruct others, who thereby catechizing, or simply explaining the grand truths of Christianity.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Isaiah 21:8 And he cried, A lion: My lord, I stand continually on the watchtower in the daytime, and I am set in my ward whole nights:
Ezekiel 3:17-21 Son of man, I have made you a watchman to the house of Israel: therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me...
Ezekiel 33:7-9 So you, O son of man, I have set you a watchman to the house of Israel; therefore you shall hear the word at my mouth...
Matthew 24:45-47 Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season...
Luke 12:42-44 And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household...
Acts 20:20,28 And how I kept back nothing that was profitable to you, but have showed you, and have taught you publicly, and from house to house...
Colossians 4:17 And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you fulfill it.
1 Timothy 4:16 Take heed to yourself, and to the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this you shall both save yourself, and them that hear you.
2 Timothy 4:2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and doctrine.
1 Peter 5:1-4 The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ...
Deuteronomy 33:10 They shall teach Jacob your judgments, and Israel your law: they shall put incense before you, and whole burnt sacrifice on your altar.
1 Samuel 12:23 Moreover as for me, God forbid that I should sin against the LORD in ceasing to pray for you...
Psalm 34:11 Come, you children, listen to me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD.
Psalm 51:13 Then will I teach transgressors your ways; and sinners shall be converted to you.
Ecclesiastes 12:9 And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yes, he gave good heed, and sought out...
Matthew 28:19 Go you therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
John 3:2 The same came to Jesus by night, and said to him, Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God...
Acts 13:1 Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger...
Galatians 6:6 Let him that is taught in the word communicate to him that teaches in all good things.
Ephesians 4:11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
Colossians 1:28,29 Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus...
1 Timothy 2:7 Whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ...
1 Timothy 3:2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
1 Timothy 5:17 Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially they who labor in the word and doctrine.
2 Timothy 2:2,24 And the things that you have heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit you to faithful men...
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Acts 6:1 In those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the Hellenistic Jews among them complained against the Hebraic Jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food.
Acts 13:1 Now in the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen (who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch) and Saul.
1 Corinthians 12:5 There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord.
1 Corinthians 12:28 And God has placed in the church first of all apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healing, of helping, of guidance, and of different kinds of tongues.
1 Corinthians 14:26 What then shall we say, brothers and sisters? When you come together, each of you has a hymn, or a word of instruction, a revelation, a tongue or an interpretation. Everything must be done so that the church may be built up.