1 Cor. 12:28 KJV (With Strong’s)

kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
theos (Greek #2316)
a deity, especially (with 3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very
KJV usage: X exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
Pronounce: theh'-os
Origin: of uncertain affinity
hath set
tithemi (Greek #5087)
θέω (theh'-o) (which is used only as alternate in certain tenses) to place (in the widest application, literally and figuratively; properly, in a passive or horizontal posture, and thus different from 2476, which properly denotes an upright and active position, while 2749 is properly reflexive and utterly prostrate)
KJV usage: + advise, appoint, bow, commit, conceive, give, X kneel down, lay (aside, down, up), make, ordain, purpose, put, set (forth), settle, sink down.
Pronounce: tith'-ay-mee
hos (Greek #3739)
the relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that
KJV usage: one, (an-, the) other, some, that, what, which, who(-m, -se), etc. See also 3757.
Pronounce: hos
Origin: ἥ (hay), and neuter ὅ (ho) probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article 3588)
men (Greek #3303)
properly, indicative of affirmation or concession (in fact); usually followed by a contrasted clause with 1161 (this one, the former, etc.)
KJV usage: even, indeed, so, some, truly, verily. Often compounded with other particles in an intensive or asseverative sense.
Pronounce: men
Origin: a primary particle
en (Greek #1722)
"in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.
KJV usage: about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (... sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Pronounce: en
Origin: a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between 1519 and 1537)
the church
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
ekklesia (Greek #1577)
a calling out, i.e. (concretely) a popular meeting, especially a religious congregation (Jewish synagogue, or Christian community of members on earth or saints in heaven or both)
KJV usage: assembly, church.
Pronounce: ek-klay-see'-ah
Origin: from a compound of 1537 and a derivative of 2564
, first
proton (Greek #4412)
firstly (in time, place, order, or importance)
KJV usage: before, at the beginning, chiefly (at, at the) first (of all).
Pronounce: pro'-ton
Origin: neuter of 4413 as adverb (with or without 3588)
apostolos (Greek #652)
a delegate; specially, an ambassador of the Gospel; officially a commissioner of Christ ("apostle") (with miraculous powers)
KJV usage: apostle, messenger, he that is sent.
Pronounce: ap-os'-tol-os
Origin: from 649
a, secondarily
deuteros (Greek #1208)
(ordinal) second (in time, place, or rank; also adverb)
KJV usage: afterward, again, second(-arily, time).
Pronounce: dyoo'-ter-os
Origin: as the compare of 1417
prophetes (Greek #4396)
a foreteller ("prophet"); by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet
KJV usage: prophet.
Pronounce: prof-ay'-tace
Origin: from a compound of 4253 and 5346
b, thirdly
tritos (Greek #5154)
third; neuter (as noun) a third part, or (as adverb) a (or the) third time, thirdly
KJV usage: third(-ly).
Pronounce: tree'-tos
Origin: ordinal from 5140
didaskalos (Greek #1320)
an instructor (genitive case or specially)
KJV usage: doctor, master, teacher.
Pronounce: did-as'-kal-os
Origin: from 1321
, after that
epeita (Greek #1899)
KJV usage: after that(-ward), then.
Pronounce: ep'-i-tah
Origin: from 1909 and 1534
dunamis (Greek #1411)
force (literally or figuratively); specially, miraculous power (usually by implication, a miracle itself)
KJV usage: ability, abundance, meaning, might(-ily, -y, -y deed), (worker of) miracle(-s), power, strength, violence, mighty (wonderful) work.
Pronounce: doo'-nam-is
Origin: from 1410
d, then
eita (Greek #1534)
a particle of succession (in time or logical enumeration), then, moreover
KJV usage: after that(-ward), furthermore, then. See also 1899.
Pronounce: i'-tah
Origin: of uncertain affinity
charisma (Greek #5486)
a (divine) gratuity, i.e. deliverance (from danger or passion); (specially), a (spiritual) endowment, i.e. (subjectively) religious qualification, or (objectively) miraculous faculty
KJV usage: (free) gift.
Pronounce: khar'-is-mah
Origin: from 5483
of healings
iama (Greek #2386)
a cure (the effect)
KJV usage: healing.
Pronounce: ee'-am-ah
Origin: from 2390
f, helps
antilepsis (Greek #484)
KJV usage: help.
Pronounce: an-til'-ape-sis
Origin: from 482
g, governments
kubernesis (Greek #2941)
pilotage, i.e. (figuratively) directorship (in the church)
KJV usage: government.
Pronounce: koo-ber'-nay-sis
Origin: from κυβερνάω (of Latin origin, to steer)
h, γdiversities
genos (Greek #1085)
"kin" (abstract or concrete, literal or figurative, individual or collective)
KJV usage: born, country(-man), diversity, generation, kind(-red), nation, offspring, stock.
Pronounce: ghen'-os
Origin: from 1096
of tongues
glossa (Greek #1100)
the tongue; by implication, a language (specially, one naturally unacquired)
KJV usage: tongue.
Pronounce: gloce-sah'
Origin: of uncertain affinity
or, kinds.

Cross References


Ministry on This Verse

1 Cor. 12:7‑11• 7But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.
8For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;
9To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit;
10To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues:
11But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.
(1 Cor. 12:7‑11)
Luke 6:14• 14Simon, (whom he also named Peter,) and Andrew his brother, James and John, Philip and Bartholomew, (Luke 6:14)
Acts 13:1‑3• 1Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
2As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them.
3And when they had fasted and prayed, and laid their hands on them, they sent them away.
(Acts 13:1‑3)
Acts 20:28• 28Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood. (Acts 20:28)
Rom. 12:6‑8• 6Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith;
7Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching;
8Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that showeth mercy, with cheerfulness.
(Rom. 12:6‑8)
Eph. 2:20• 20And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone; (Eph. 2:20)
Eph. 3:5• 5Which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit; (Eph. 3:5)
Eph. 4:11‑13• 11And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
12For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:
13Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:
(Eph. 4:11‑13)
Heb. 13:17,24• 17Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.
24Salute all them that have the rule over you, and all the saints. They of Italy salute you.
(Heb. 13:17,24)
1 Peter 5:1‑4• 1The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed:
2Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;
3Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.
4And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.
(1 Peter 5:1‑4)
or, kinds.
 The Apostle then points out these gifts, not to give a formal and complete list of them, but to mark the order and importance of those he mentions. (1 Corinthians 12 by J.N. Darby)
 "Helps" and "governments" are commonly supposed to be the gifts needed for the offices of deacon and elder respectively. (Notes on 1 Corinthians 12:16-31 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

And God has seta certain in the assembly: first, apostles; secondly, prophets; thirdly, teachers; then miraculous powers; then gifts of healings; helps; governments; kinds of tongues.

JND Translation Notes

See Note, ver. 18.

W. Kelly Translation

aAnd God set some in the assembly, first apostles, secondly prophets, thirdly teachers, then powers, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, kinds of tongues.

WK Translation Notes

then: ἔπειτα (sic) אABC, five cursives, and several fathers; εἶτα Text. Rec., with KL and most cursives, etc., while DEFG, etc., omit either. (Notes on 1 Cor., p.216)