Kinds of Spirits

Or “A Variety of Spirits”

This is a subsidiary post of Spirit.

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Luke 4:33  –  “…a man possessed by the spirit of an unclean demon…”

Luke 9:55, 56  –  “…’You do not know what kind of spirit you are of…”

John 4:24  –  “God is spirit…”

John 6:63  –  “…the words that I have spoken to you are spirit and are life.”

Acts 16:16  –  “…a slave-girl having a spirit of divination…”

Romans 11:8 (quoting Isaiah 29:10 below)  –  “…’GOD GAVE THEM A SPIRIT OF STUPOR, EYES TO SEE NOT AND EARS TO HEAR NOT…'”

1 Corinthians 2:10, 11  –  “…For who among men knows the thoughts of a man except the spirit of the man which is in him? Even so the thoughts of God no one knows except the Spirit of God.”
1 Corinthians 2:12  –  “Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God…”

1 Corinthians 4:21  –  “…Shall I come to you with a rod, or with love and a spirit of gentleness?”

1 Corinthians 14:31-33  –  “…the spirits of prophets are subject to prophets…”

1 Corinthians 15:45  –  “…The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.”

2 Corinthians 4:13  –  “But having the same spirit of faith…”

2 Corinthians 11:4  –  “…or you receive a different spirit which you have not received…”

Galatians 6:1  –  “…you who are spiritual, restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness…”

Ephesians 1:15  –  “that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him.”

Ephesians 4:20-24  –  “…that you be renewed in the spirit of your mind…”

Philippians 2:20  –  “For I have no one else of kindred spirit who will genuinely be concerned for your welfare.”

1 Timothy 4:1-2  –  “…paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons, by means of the hypocrisy of liars…”

2 Timothy 1:7  –  “For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline.”

Hebrews 1:14  –  “Are they not all ministering spirits, sent out to render service for the sake of those who will inherit salvation?”

Hebrews 10:29 (quoting Zechariah 12:10 below)  –  “…and has insulted the Spirit of grace?”

Hebrews 12:9  –  “…shall we not much rather be subject to the Father of spirits, and live?”

Hebrews 12:22-24  –  “…the spirits of the righteous made perfect…”

1 Peter 3:4  –  “…the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is precious in the sight of God.”

1 John 4:1  –  “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.”
1 John 4:3  –  “…this is the spirit of the antichrist…”
1 John 4:6  –  “…By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.”

Revelation 16:13, 14  –  “…for they are spirits of demons…”

Revelation 19:10  –  “…For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.”

Revelation 22:6  –  “…the God of the spirits of the prophets…”


Genesis 7:21, 22  –  “…all in whose nostrils was the breath of the spirit of life, died.”

Exodus 28:3  –  “You shall speak to all the skillful persons whom I have endowed with the spirit of wisdom…”

Deuteronomy 34:9  –  “Now Joshua the son of Nun was filled with the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands on him…”

Joshua 5:1  –  “…and there was no spirit in them any longer because of the sons of Israel.”  –  Compare with 1 Kings 10:4-5 below.

1 Kings 10:4, 5  –  “When the Queen of Sheba perceived…there was no more spirit in her.”  –  Compare with Joshua 5:1 above.

Proverbs 29:23  –  “…a humble spirit will obtain honor.”

Isaiah 11:1, 2, 3  –  “The Spirit of the Lord will rest on Him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and strength, the spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord…”

Isaiah 29:10 (quoted in Romans 11:8 above)  –  “For the Lord has poured over you a spirit of deep sleep, He has shut your eyes, the prophets…”

Isaiah 31:3  –  “Now the Egyptians are men and not God, And their horses are flesh and not spirit…”

Isaiah 61:3  –  “…giving them a garland instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, the mantle of praise instead of a spirit of fainting…”

Jeremiah 51:1  –  “…the spirit of a destroyer.”

Zechariah 12:10 (quoted in Hebrews 10:29 above)  –  “…the Spirit of grace and of supplication…”

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