Ephesians 4:11 And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, Read verse in English Standard Version 11 And (A)he gave the (B)apostles, the prophets, the (C)evangelists, the (D)shepherds[a] and teachers,[b] 12 (E)to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for (F)building up (G)the body of Christ, 13 until we all attain to (H)the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, (I)to mature manhood,[c] to the measure of the stature of (J)the fullness of Christ. And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ, so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every … 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... Romans 12:7 Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teaches, on teaching; 1 Corinthians 12:29 Are all apostles? Revelation 21:14 And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Ephesians 4 English Standard Version (ESV) Unity in the Body of Christ. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. English Standard Version (ESV), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access, Ephesians 4:11 in all English translations. The meaning here is, that Christ exercised a special care for his church by appointing “pastors” who would watch over it as a shepherd does over his flock.And teachers - see the notes on Romans 12:7. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. English Standard Version (ESV), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access. Ephesians 4:11 11 And m he gave the n apostles, the prophets, the o evangelists, the p shepherds 3 and teachers, 4 Read more Share Copy 2 Chronicles 15:3 Now for a long season Israel has been without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law. And some, pastors - Literally, “shepherds” - ποιμένας poimenascompare Matthew 9:36; Matthew 25:32; Matthew 26:31; Mark 6:34; Mark 14:27; Luke 2:8, Luke 2:15, Luke 2:18, Luke 2:20; John 10:2, John 10:11-12, John 10:14, John 10:16, where it is rendered “shepherd and shepherds;” also Hebrews 13:20; 1 Peter 2:25; in Matthew 26:31; Mark 14:27; Hebrews 13:20; 1 Peter 2:25, it is applied to the Lord Jesus as the great shepherd of the flock - the church. Ephesians 4:11-12 Unity in the Body of Christ 11 And m he gave the n apostles, the prophets, the o evangelists, the p shepherds 1 and teachers, 2 12 q to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for r building up s the body of Christ, All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. Ephesians 4:11 in all English translations, ESV Large Print Thinline Bible (TruTone, Turquoise, Emblem Design), ESV Large Print Compact Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Brown/Cordovan, Portfolio Design), ESV MacArthur Study Bible--genuine top grain leather, black, ESV Study Bible, Large-Print--soft leather-look, mahogany with trellis design (indexed). Don't have an account? See on 1 Peter 5:2; see on Matthew 2:6. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. What was the precise office of the evangelist in the primitive church, it is now impossible to determine. He is emphatic. And some, prophets - He appointed some to be prophets; see the Romans 12:7, note; 1 Corinthians 12:28, note; 1 Corinthians 14:1, notes. Ephesians 4:8 Why he said, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men.. Ephesians 2:20 And are built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;. Try it free for 30 days. (, The English Standard Version is published with the permission of Good News Publishers. Compare given in Ephesians 4:7. Ephesians 4:11 Parallel Commentaries. The word is so used now by many Christians; but it cannot be proved that it is so used in the New Testament. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes.