1 John 4:1
New International Version
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.

New Living Translation
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.

English Standard Version
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.

New American Standard Bible
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.

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
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.

International Standard Version
Dear friends, stop believing every spirit. Instead, test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

NET Bible
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.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Beloved, do not believe all spirits, but be distinguishing between the spirits whether they are from God, because many false Prophets have gone out into the world.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
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.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

King James 2000 Bible
Beloved, believe not every spirit, but test the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

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

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

Douay-Rheims Bible
Dearly beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits if they be of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

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

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

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

Weymouth New Testament
Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but put the spirits to the test to see whether they are from God; for many false teachers have gone out into the world.

World English Bible
Beloved, don't believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are of God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

Young's Literal Translation
Beloved, every spirit believe not, but prove the spirits, if of God they are, because many false prophets have gone forth to the world;

1 Johannes 4:1 Afrikaans PWL
Julle, vir wie ons lief is, vertrou nie elke gees nie, maar onderskei die geeste of hulle vanuit God is, want baie vals profete het uitgegaan die wêreld in.

1 Gjonit 4:1 Albanian
Shumë të dashur, mos i besoni çdo frymë, por i vini në provë frymërat për të ditur nëse janë nga Perëndia, sepse shumë profetë të rremë kanë dalë në botë.

ﻳﻮﺣﻨﺎ ﺍﻻﻭﻝ 4:1 Arabic: Smith & Van Dyke
ايها الاحباء لا تصدقوا كل روح بل امتحنوا الارواح هل هي من الله لان انبياء كذبة كثيرين قد خرجوا الى العالم.

1 ՅՈՎՀԱՆՆԷՍ 4:1 Armenian (Western): NT
Սիրելինե՛ր, մի՛ հաւատաք ամէն հոգիի, հապա քննեցէ՛ք հոգիները՝ թէ արդեօք Աստուծմէ՛ են. որովհետեւ շատ սուտ մարգարէներ երեւան ելած են աշխարհի մէջ:

1 S. Ioannec. 4:1 Basque (Navarro-Labourdin): NT
Maiteác, spiritu gucia ezteçaçuela sinhets, baina phorogaitzaçue spirituac eya Iaincoaganic diradenez: ecen anhitz propheta falsu ethorri içan dirade mundura.

Dyr Johanns A 4:1 Bavarian
Liebe Brüeder, glaaubtß is nit glei, wenn ainer sait, er haet önn Gottesgeist, sundern prüefftß dö Sach zeerst! So vil falsche Weissagn treibnd si umaynand.

1 Йоаново 4:1 Bulgarian
Възлюбени, не вярвайте на всеки дух, но изпитвайте духовете дали са от Бога; защото много лъжепророци излязоха по света.

中文標準譯本 (CSB Traditional)
各位蒙愛的人哪,你們不要每一個靈都相信,而要分辨這些靈是否出於神,因為有許多假先知已經在世上出現了。

中文标准译本 (CSB Simplified)
各位蒙爱的人哪,你们不要每一个灵都相信,而要分辨这些灵是否出于神,因为有许多假先知已经在世上出现了。

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
親愛的弟兄啊,一切的靈,你們不可都信,總要試驗那些靈是出於神的不是,因為世上有許多假先知已經出來了。

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
亲爱的弟兄啊,一切的灵,你们不可都信,总要试验那些灵是出于神的不是,因为世上有许多假先知已经出来了。

約 翰 一 書 4:1 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
親 愛 的 弟 兄 阿 , 一 切 的 靈 , 你 們 不 可 都 信 , 總 要 試 驗 那 些 靈 是 出 於 神 的 不 是 , 因 為 世 上 有 許 多 假 先 知 已 經 出 來 了 。

約 翰 一 書 4:1 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
亲 爱 的 弟 兄 阿 , 一 切 的 灵 , 你 们 不 可 都 信 , 总 要 试 验 那 些 灵 是 出 於 神 的 不 是 , 因 为 世 上 有 许 多 假 先 知 已 经 出 来 了 。

Prva Ivanova poslanica 4:1 Croatian Bible
Ljubljeni, ne vjerujte svakom duhu, nego provjeravajte duhove jesu li od Boga, jer su mnogi lažni proroci izišli u svijet.

První Janův 4:1 Czech BKR
Nejmilejší, ne každému duchu věřte, ale zkušujte duchů, jsou-li z Boha; nebo mnozí falešní proroci vyšli na svět.

1 Johannes 4:1 Danish
I elskede! tror ikke enhver Aand, men prøver Aanderne, om de ere af Gud; thi mange falske Profeter ere udgaaede i Verden.

1 Johannes 4:1 Dutch Staten Vertaling
Geliefden, gelooft niet een iegelijken geest, maar beproeft de geesten, of zij uit God zijn; want vele valse profeten zijn uitgegaan in de wereld.

Nestle Greek New Testament 1904
Ἀγαπητοί, μὴ παντὶ πνεύματι πιστεύετε, ἀλλὰ δοκιμάζετε τὰ πνεύματα εἰ ἐκ τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐστιν, ὅτι πολλοὶ ψευδοπροφῆται ἐξεληλύθασιν εἰς τὸν κόσμον.

Westcott and Hort 1881
Ἀγαπητοί, μὴ παντὶ πνεύματι πιστεύετε, ἀλλὰ δοκιμάζετε τὰ πνεύματα εἰ ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ ἐστίν, ὅτι πολλοὶ ψευδοπροφῆται ἐξεληλύθασιν εἰς τὸν κόσμον.

Westcott and Hort / [NA27 variants]
Ἀγαπητοί, μὴ παντὶ πνεύματι πιστεύετε, ἀλλὰ δοκιμάζετε τὰ πνεύματα εἰ ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ ἐστίν, ὅτι πολλοὶ ψευδοπροφῆται ἐξεληλύθασιν εἰς τὸν κόσμον.

RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Ἀγαπητοί, μὴ παντὶ πνεύματι πιστεύετε, ἀλλὰ δοκιμάζετε τὰ πνεύματα, εἰ ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ ἐστίν· ὅτι πολλοὶ ψευδοπροφῆται ἐξεληλύθασιν εἰς τὸν κόσμον.

Greek Orthodox Church 1904
Ἀγαπητοί, μὴ παντὶ πνεύματι πιστεύετε, ἀλλὰ δοκιμάζετε τὰ πνεύματα εἰ ἐκ τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐστιν, ὅτι πολλοὶ ψευδοπροφῆται ἐξεληλύθασιν εἰς τὸν κόσμον.

Tischendorf 8th Edition
ἀγαπητός μή πᾶς πνεῦμα πιστεύω ἀλλά δοκιμάζω ὁ πνεῦμα εἰ ἐκ ὁ θεός εἰμί ὅτι πολύς ψευδοπροφήτης ἐξέρχομαι εἰς ὁ κόσμος

Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
Ἀγαπητοί, μὴ παντὶ πνεύματι πιστεύετε, ἀλλὰ δοκιμάζετε τὰ πνεύματα, εἰ ἐκ τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐστιν· ὅτι πολλοὶ ψευδοπροφῆται ἐξεληλύθασιν εἰς τὸν κόσμον.

Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
Ἀγαπητοί μὴ παντὶ πνεύματι πιστεύετε ἀλλὰ δοκιμάζετε τὰ πνεύματα εἰ ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ ἐστιν ὅτι πολλοὶ ψευδοπροφῆται ἐξεληλύθασιν εἰς τὸν κόσμον

Westcott and Hort 1881 w/o Diacritics
αγαπητοι μη παντι πνευματι πιστευετε αλλα δοκιμαζετε τα πνευματα ει εκ του θεου εστιν οτι πολλοι ψευδοπροφηται εξεληλυθασιν εις τον κοσμον

Tischendorf 8th Ed. w/o Diacritics
αγαπητοι μη παντι πνευματι πιστευετε αλλα δοκιμαζετε τα πνευματα ει εκ του θεου εστιν οτι πολλοι ψευδοπροφηται εξεληλυθασιν εις τον κοσμον

Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
αγαπητοι μη παντι πνευματι πιστευετε αλλα δοκιμαζετε τα πνευματα ει εκ του θεου εστιν οτι πολλοι ψευδοπροφηται εξεληλυθασιν εις τον κοσμον

Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894 w/o Diacritics
Αγαπητοι, μη παντι πνευματι πιστευετε, αλλα δοκιμαζετε τα πνευματα, ει εκ του Θεου εστιν· οτι πολλοι ψευδοπροφηται εξεληλυθασιν εις τον κοσμον.

Byzantine/Majority Text (2000) w/o Diacritics
αγαπητοι μη παντι πνευματι πιστευετε αλλα δοκιμαζετε τα πνευματα ει εκ του θεου εστιν οτι πολλοι ψευδοπροφηται εξεληλυθασιν εις τον κοσμον

Westcott/Hort, UBS4 variants w/o Diacritics
αγαπητοι μη παντι πνευματι πιστευετε αλλα δοκιμαζετε τα πνευματα ει εκ του θεου εστιν οτι πολλοι ψευδοπροφηται εξεληλυθασιν εις τον κοσμον

Nestle Greek New Testament 1904 - Transliterated
Agapētoi, mē panti pneumati pisteuete, alla dokimazete ta pneumata ei ek tou Theou estin, hoti polloi pseudoprophētai exelēlythasin eis ton kosmon.

Agapetoi, me panti pneumati pisteuete, alla dokimazete ta pneumata ei ek tou Theou estin, hoti polloi pseudoprophetai exelelythasin eis ton kosmon.

Westcott and Hort 1881 - Transliterated
Agapētoi, mē panti pneumati pisteuete, alla dokimazete ta pneumata ei ek tou theou estin, hoti polloi pseudoprophētai exelēlythasin eis ton kosmon.

Agapetoi, me panti pneumati pisteuete, alla dokimazete ta pneumata ei ek tou theou estin, hoti polloi pseudoprophetai exelelythasin eis ton kosmon.

ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ Α΄ 4:1 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Ed. - Transliterated
agapētoi mē panti pneumati pisteuete alla dokimazete ta pneumata ei ek tou theou estin oti polloi pseudoprophētai exelēluthasin eis ton kosmon

agapEtoi mE panti pneumati pisteuete alla dokimazete ta pneumata ei ek tou theou estin oti polloi pseudoprophEtai exelEluthasin eis ton kosmon

ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ Α΄ 4:1 Byzantine/Majority Text (2000) - Transliterated
agapētoi mē panti pneumati pisteuete alla dokimazete ta pneumata ei ek tou theou estin oti polloi pseudoprophētai exelēluthasin eis ton kosmon

agapEtoi mE panti pneumati pisteuete alla dokimazete ta pneumata ei ek tou theou estin oti polloi pseudoprophEtai exelEluthasin eis ton kosmon

ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ Α΄ 4:1 Stephens Textus Receptus (1550) - Transliterated
agapētoi mē panti pneumati pisteuete alla dokimazete ta pneumata ei ek tou theou estin oti polloi pseudoprophētai exelēluthasin eis ton kosmon

agapEtoi mE panti pneumati pisteuete alla dokimazete ta pneumata ei ek tou theou estin oti polloi pseudoprophEtai exelEluthasin eis ton kosmon

ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ Α΄ 4:1 Scrivener's Textus Receptus (1894) - Transliterated
agapētoi mē panti pneumati pisteuete alla dokimazete ta pneumata ei ek tou theou estin oti polloi pseudoprophētai exelēluthasin eis ton kosmon

agapEtoi mE panti pneumati pisteuete alla dokimazete ta pneumata ei ek tou theou estin oti polloi pseudoprophEtai exelEluthasin eis ton kosmon

ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ Α΄ 4:1 Westcott/Hort - Transliterated
agapētoi mē panti pneumati pisteuete alla dokimazete ta pneumata ei ek tou theou estin oti polloi pseudoprophētai exelēluthasin eis ton kosmon

agapEtoi mE panti pneumati pisteuete alla dokimazete ta pneumata ei ek tou theou estin oti polloi pseudoprophEtai exelEluthasin eis ton kosmon

ΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ Α΄ 4:1 Westcott/Hort, UBS4 variants - Transliterated
agapētoi mē panti pneumati pisteuete alla dokimazete ta pneumata ei ek tou theou estin oti polloi pseudoprophētai exelēluthasin eis ton kosmon

agapEtoi mE panti pneumati pisteuete alla dokimazete ta pneumata ei ek tou theou estin oti polloi pseudoprophEtai exelEluthasin eis ton kosmon

1 János 4:1 Hungarian: Karoli
Szeretteim, ne higyjetek minden léleknek, hanem próbáljátok meg a lelkeket, ha Istentõl vannak-é; mert sok hamis próféta jött ki a világba.

De Johano 1 4:1 Esperanto
Amataj, kredu ne al cxiu spirito, sed provu la spiritojn, cxu ili estas el Dio; cxar multaj falsaj profetoj eliris en la mondon.

Toinen Johanneksen kirje 4:1 Finnish: Bible (1776)
Te rakkaimmat! älkäät jokaista henkeä uskoko, vaan koetelkaat henget, josko he Jumalasta ovat; sillä monta väärää prophetaa ovat tulleet maailmaan.

1 Jean 4:1 French: Darby
Bien-aimes, ne croyez pas tout esprit, mais eprouvez les esprits pour voir s'ils sont de Dieu, car beaucoup de faux prophetes sont sortis dans le monde.

1 Jean 4:1 French: Louis Segond (1910)
Bien-aimés, n'ajoutez pas foi à tout esprit; mais éprouvez les esprits, pour savoir s'ils sont de Dieu, car plusieurs faux prophètes sont venus dans le monde.

1 Jean 4:1 French: Martin (1744)
Mes bien-aimés, ne croyez point à tout esprit; mais éprouvez les esprits, [pour savoir] s'ils sont de Dieu; car plusieurs faux prophètes sont venus au monde.

1 Johannes 4:1 German: Modernized
Ihr Lieben, glaubet nicht einem jeglichen Geist, sondern prüfet die Geister, ob sie von Gott sind; denn es sind viel falsche Propheten ausgegangen in die Welt.

1 Johannes 4:1 German: Luther (1912)
Ihr Lieben, glaubet nicht einem jeglichen Geist, sondern prüfet die Geister, ob sie von Gott sind; denn es sind viel falsche Propheten ausgegangen in die Welt.

1 Johannes 4:1 German: Textbibel (1899)
Geliebte, glaubt nicht jedem Geist, sondern prüfet die Geister, ob sie aus Gott sind; denn es sind viele Lügenpropheten ausgegangen in die Welt.

1 Giovanni 4:1 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
Diletti, non crediate ad ogni spirito, ma provate gli spiriti per sapere se son da Dio; perché molti falsi profeti sono usciti fuori nel mondo.

1 Giovanni 4:1 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
DILETTI, non crediate ad ogni spirito, ma provate gli spiriti, se son da Dio; poichè molti falsi profeti sono usciti fuori nel mondo.

1 YOH 4:1 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
Hai segala kekasihku, janganlah percaya akan sebarang roh, melainkan ujilah segala roh itu, kalau-kalau daripada Allah datangnya; karena banyak nabi palsu sudah keluar ke seluruh dunia.

1 John 4:1 Kabyle: NT
A wid eɛzizen, ḥadret iman-nwen ɣef kra n win ara wen-d-yinin heddṛeɣ s Ṛṛuḥ n Sidi Ṛebbi, lameɛna jeṛṛbet-țen iwakken aț-țeẓrem ma yella s ɣuṛ Sidi Ṛebbi i d-kkan axaṭer, aṭas n lenbiya n lekdeb i gellan di ddunit.

요한일서 4:1 Korean
사랑하는 자들아 ! 영을 다 믿지 말고 오직 영들이 하나님께 속하였나 시험하라 많은 거짓 선지자가 세상에 나왔음이니라

I Ioannis 4:1 Latin: Vulgata Clementina
Carissimi, nolite omni spiritui credere, sed probate spiritus si ex Deo sint : quoniam multi pseudoprophetæ exierunt in mundum.

Jāņa 1 vēstule 4:1 Latvian New Testament
Mīļie, neticiet katram garam, bet pārbaudiet garus, vai tie ir no Dieva, jo daudzi viltus pravieši izgājuši pasaulē.

Pirmasis Jono laiðkas 4:1 Lithuanian
Mylimieji, ne kiekviena dvasia tikėkite, bet ištirkite dvasias, ar jos iš Dievo, nes pasklido pasaulyje daug netikrų pranašų.

1 John 4:1 Maori
E nga hoa aroha, kaua e whakapono atu ki nga wairua katoa, engari me whakamatau nga wairua no te Atua ranei; he tokomaha hoki nga poropiti teka kua haere mai ki te ao.

1 Johannes 4:1 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
I elskede! tro ikke enhver ånd, men prøv åndene om de er av Gud! for mange falske profeter er gått ut i verden.

1 Juan 4:1 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas
Amados, no creáis a todo espíritu, sino probad los espíritus para ver si son de Dios, porque muchos falsos profetas han salido al mundo.

1 Juan 4:1 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos
Amados, no crean a todo espíritu, sino prueben los espíritus para ver si son de Dios, porque muchos falsos profetas han salido al mundo.

1 Juan 4:1 Spanish: Reina Valera Gómez
Amados, no creáis a todo espíritu, sino probad los espíritus si son de Dios; porque muchos falsos profetas han salido por el mundo.

1 Juan 4:1 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
AMADOS, no creáis á todo espíritu, sino probad los espíritus si son de Dios; porque muchos falsos profetas son salidos en el mundo.

1 Juan 4:1 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
Amados, no creáis a todo espíritu, sino probad los espíritus si son de Dios. Porque muchos falsos profetas son salidos en el mundo.

1 João 4:1 Bíblia King James Atualizada Português
Amados, não deis crédito a qualquer espírito; antes, porém, avaliai com cuidado se os espíritos procedem de Deus, porquanto muitos falsos profetas têm saído pelo mundo.

1 João 4:1 Portugese Bible
Amados, não creiais a todo espírito, mas provai se os espíritos vêm de Deus; porque muitos falsos profetas têm saído pelo mundo.   

1 Ioan 4:1 Romanian: Cornilescu
Prea iubiţilor, să nu daţi crezare oricărui duh; ci să cercetaţi duhurile, dacă sînt dela Dumnezeu; căci în lume au ieşit mulţi prooroci mincinoşi.

1-e Иоанна 4:1 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
Возлюбленные! не всякому духу верьте, но испытывайтедухов, от Бога ли они, потому что много лжепророков появилось в мире.

1-e Иоанна 4:1 Russian koi8r
Возлюбленные! не всякому духу верьте, но испытывайте духов, от Бога ли они, потому что много лжепророков появилось в мире.

1 John 4:1 Shuar New Testament
Aneamu yatsuru, Untsurφ shuar Wßitruiniak "wi Y·snan etserniuitjai" tuiniawai. Tuma asamtai Ashφ shuar "wi Yusa Wakanin takakkun chichaajai" tuinia nu pΘnker nekaptsuk Enentßimtusairap. Antsu iisrum nekas Yusa Wakanφmpiashit tura Chφkich wakaniashit nu nekaatarum.

1 Johannesbrevet 4:1 Swedish (1917)
Mina älskade, tron icke var och en ande, utan pröven andarna, huruvida de äro av Gud; ty många falska profeter hava gått ut i världen.

1 Yohana 4:1 Swahili NT
Wapenzi wangu, msimsadiki kila mtu asemaye kwamba ana Roho wa Mungu, bali chunguzeni kwa makini kama huyo mtu anaongozwa na Roho wa Mungu au la, Maana manabii wengi wa uongo wamezuka ulimwenguni.

1 Juan 4:1 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
Mga minamahal, huwag kayong magsipaniwala sa bawa't espiritu, kundi inyong subukin ang mga espiritu, kung sila'y sa Dios: sapagka't maraming nagsilitaw na mga bulaang propeta sa sanglibutan.

1 ยอห์น 4:1 Thai: from KJV
ท่านที่รักทั้งหลาย อย่าเชื่อวิญญาณเสียทุกๆวิญญาณ แต่จงพิสูจน์วิญญาณนั้นๆว่ามาจากพระเจ้าหรือไม่ เพราะว่ามีผู้พยากรณ์เท็จเป็นอันมากออกเที่ยวไปในโลก

1 Yuhanna 4:1 Turkish
Sevgili kardeşlerim, her ruha inanmayın. Tanrıdan olup olmadıklarını anlamak için ruhları sınayın. Çünkü birçok sahte peygamber dünyanın her yanına yayılmış bulunuyor.

1 Йоаново 4:1 Ukrainian: NT
Любі, не всякому духові віруйте, а досьвідчайте духів, чи від Бога вони; бо многі лжепророки вийшли у сьвіт.

1 John 4:1 Uma New Testament
Ompi' -ompi' to kupe'ahi'! Neo' ncaliu nipangala' hawe'ea tauna to mpo'uli' ria Inoha' Alata'ala hi hira'. Petonoi ulu, ba mpu'u-mpu'u-ra ngkai Alata'ala ba uma-di. Apa' wori' nabi boa' modao' hiapa-apa.

1 Giaêng 4:1 Vietnamese (1934)
Hỡi kẻ rất yêu dấu, chớ tin cậy mọi thần, nhưng hãy thử cho biết các thần có phải đến bởi Ðức Chúa Trời chăng; vì có nhiều tiên tri giả đã hiện ra trong thiên hạ.

1 John 3:24
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