New Living Translation
It is the one and only Spirit who distributes all these gifts. He alone decides which gift each person should have.
King James Bible
But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.
Darby Bible Translation
But all these things operates the one and the same Spirit, dividing to each in particular according as he pleases.
World English Bible
But the one and the same Spirit works all of these, distributing to each one separately as he desires.
Young's Literal Translation
and all these doth work the one and the same Spirit, dividing to each severally as he intendeth.
1 Corinthians 12:11 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:11 As he willeth - The Greek word does not so much imply arbitrary pleasure, as a determination founded on wise counsel.
LibraryThe Universal Gift
'The manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.'--1 COR. xii. 7. The great fact which to-day commemorates is too often regarded as if it were a transient gift, limited to those on whom it was first bestowed. We sometimes hear it said that the great need of the Christian world is a second Pentecost, a fresh outpouring of the Spirit of God and the like. Such a way of thinking and speaking misconceives the nature and significance of the first Pentecost, which had a transient …
Alexander Maclaren—Romans, Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)
The True Gentleman
1 Corinthians 7:7
But I wish everyone were single, just as I am. Yet each person has a special gift from God, of one kind or another.
1 Corinthians 12:4
There are different kinds of spiritual gifts, but the same Spirit is the source of them all.
1 Corinthians 12:18
But our bodies have many parts, and God has put each part just where he wants it.
However, he has given each one of us a special gift through the generosity of Christ.
And God confirmed the message by giving signs and wonders and various miracles and gifts of the Holy Spirit whenever he chose.
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