1 Corinthians 2:6



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Yet we do speak wisdom among those who are mature; a wisdom, however, not of this age nor of the rulers of this age, who are passing away;

King James Version

Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:

Holman Bible

However, among the mature we do speak a wisdom, but not a wisdom of this age, or of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing.

International Standard Version

However, when we are among mature people, we do speak a message of wisdom, but not the wisdom of this world or of the rulers of this world, who are passing off the scene.

A Conservative Version

But we speak wisdom among the fully developed, but not a wisdom of this age, nor of the rulers of this age who come to nothing.

American Standard Version

We speak wisdom, however, among them that are fullgrown: yet a wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who are coming to nought:

Amplified

Yet when we are among the full-grown (spiritually mature Christians who are ripe in understanding), we do impart a [higher] wisdom (the knowledge of the divine plan previously hidden); but it is indeed not a wisdom of this present age or of this world nor of the leaders and rulers of this age, who are being brought to nothing and are doomed to pass away.

An Understandable Version

However, we speak [divine] wisdom among people who are [spiritually] mature, yet it is not a wisdom of this current age, nor of [its] current rulers, who are coming to nothing.

Anderson New Testament

Yet we speak wisdom among the perfect; but not the wisdom of this age, nor of the rulers of this age, who are brought to nought:

Bible in Basic English

But still we have wisdom for those who are complete in knowledge, though not the wisdom of this world, and not of the rulers of this world, who are coming to nothing:

Common New Testament

Yet we do speak a wisdom among the mature, a wisdom, however, not of this age nor of the rulers of this age, who are passing away.

Daniel Mace New Testament

However, what we preach is wisdom, to those who are thoroughly instructed: yet not the wisdom of this age, nor of the rulers of this age, who will soon come to nothing.

Darby Translation

But we speak wisdom among the perfect; but wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who come to nought.

Godbey New Testament

But we speak wisdom among the perfect: not the wisdom of this age, nor of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nought:

Goodspeed New Testament

Yet there is a wisdom that we impart when we are with people who have a mature faith, but it is not what this world calls wisdom, nor what the authorities of this world, doomed as they are to pass away, would call so.

John Wesley New Testament

Yet we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: but not the wisdom of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, that come to nought: But we speak the hidden wisdom of God in a mystery,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For we speak perfect wisdom of God, and not the wisdom of this age nor of the princes of this age, that come to nought,

Julia Smith Translation

But we speak wisdom among the perfected: and the wisdom not of this life, nor of the rulers of this life, they being left unemployed:

King James 2000

But we speak wisdom among them that are mature: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nothing:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now we do speak wisdom among the mature, but wisdom not of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are perishing,

Modern King James verseion

But, we speak wisdom among those who are perfect; yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, that come to nothing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That we speak of is wisdom among them that are perfect - not the wisdom of this world, neither of the rulers of this world, which goeth to nought -

Moffatt New Testament

We do discuss 'wisdom' with those who are mature; only it is not the wisdom of this world or of the dethroned Powers who rule this world,

Montgomery New Testament

Notwithstanding, among those who are mature I do teach philosophy; though not the philosophy of the present age, nor of its rulers who are coming to nought.

NET Bible

Now we do speak wisdom among the mature, but not a wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are perishing.

New Heart English Bible

We speak wisdom, however, among those who are mature, but a wisdom not of this age or of the rulers of this age, who will pass away.

New simplified Bible

How is it we speak wisdom among those who are mature, yet not the wisdom of this age, or of the rulers of this age, who come to nothing (are doomed to destruction)?

Noyes New Testament

But we do speak wisdom among the perfect; not, however, the wisdom of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who are coming to nought;

Sawyer New Testament

But we speak wisdom among the perfect, but not the wisdom of this life, nor of the rulers of this life, who are destroyed;

The Emphasized Bible

Wisdom, however, we do speak, among the full-grown, - wisdom, indeed, not of this age, nor of the rulers of this age, who are to come to nought;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But we speak wisdom among the perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who are destroying themselves:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Yet there is a philosophy that we teach to those whose faith is matured, but it is not the philosophy of to-day, nor that of the leaders of to-day-men whose downfall is at hand.

Webster

However, we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to naught:

Weymouth New Testament

Yet when we are among mature believers we do speak words of wisdom; a wisdom not belonging, however, to the present age nor to the leaders of the present age who are soon to pass away.

Williams New Testament

Yet, when among mature believers we do set forth a wisdom, but a wisdom that does not belong to this world or to the leaders of this world who are passing away;

World English Bible

We speak wisdom, however, among those who are full grown; yet a wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who are coming to nothing.

Worrell New Testament

But we speak wisdom among the perfect; yet a wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who are coming to nought;

Worsley New Testament

Yet we speak true wisdom among the perfect: though not the wisdom of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who come to nought.

Youngs Literal Translation

And wisdom we speak among the perfect, and wisdom not of this age, nor of the rulers of this age -- of those becoming useless,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

we speak
λαλέω 
Laleo 
speak , say , tell , talk , preach , utter , , vr speak
Usage: 235

σοφία 
Sophia 
Usage: 45

ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128


which , who , the things , the son ,
Usage: 0

τέλειος 
Teleios 
perfect , man , of full age
Usage: 16

yet
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

the wisdom
σοφία 
Sophia 
Usage: 45

of this
τούτου 
Toutou 
τούτου 
Toutou 
Usage: 53
Usage: 53

αἰών 
Aion 
αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101
Usage: 101

nor
οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither , nor , not , no not , not so much as , then not , not tr ,
Usage: 83

of the princes
ἄρχων 
Archon 
Usage: 32


which , who , the things , the son ,
Usage: 0

Images 1 Corinthians 2:6

Context Readings

The Wisdom Revealed By The Spirit

5 so that your faith would not rest on the wisdom of men, but on the power of God. 6 Yet we do speak wisdom among those who are mature; a wisdom, however, not of this age nor of the rulers of this age, who are passing away; 7 but we speak God's wisdom in a mystery, the hidden wisdom which God predestined before the ages to our glory;


Cross References

1 Corinthians 1:28

and the base things of the world and the despised God has chosen, the things that are not, so that He may nullify the things that are,

Hebrews 5:14

But solid food is for the mature, who because of practice have their senses trained to discern good and evil.

James 3:15

This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, natural, demonic.

Job 1:1

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil.

Job 12:19

"He makes priests walk barefoot And overthrows the secure ones.

Job 12:21

"He pours contempt on nobles And loosens the belt of the strong.

Psalm 2:1-6

Why are the nations in an uproar And the peoples devising a vain thing?

Psalm 33:10

The LORD nullifies the counsel of the nations; He frustrates the plans of the peoples.

Psalm 37:37

Mark the blameless man, and behold the upright; For the man of peace will have a posterity.

Isaiah 19:11-13

The princes of Zoan are mere fools; The advice of Pharaoh's wisest advisers has become stupid How can you men say to Pharaoh, "I am a son of the wise, a son of ancient kings"?

Isaiah 40:23

He it is who reduces rulers to nothing, Who makes the judges of the earth meaningless.

Matthew 5:48

"Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Matthew 13:22

"And the one on whom seed was sown among the thorns, this is the man who hears the word, and the worry of the world and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.

Matthew 19:21

Jesus said to him, "If you wish to be complete, go and sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me."

Luke 16:8

"And his master praised the unrighteous manager because he had acted shrewdly; for the sons of this age are more shrewd in relation to their own kind than the sons of light.

Acts 4:25-28

who by the Holy Spirit, through the mouth of our father David Your servant, said, 'WHY DID THE GENTILES RAGE, AND THE PEOPLES DEVISE FUTILE THINGS?

1 Corinthians 1:18-20

For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.

1 Corinthians 2:1

And when I came to you, brethren, I did not come with superiority of speech or of wisdom, proclaiming to you the testimony of God.

1 Corinthians 2:8

the wisdom which none of the rulers of this age has understood; for if they had understood it they would not have crucified the Lord of glory;

1 Corinthians 2:13

which things we also speak, not in words taught by human wisdom, but in those taught by the Spirit, combining spiritual thoughts with spiritual words.

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brethren, do not be children in your thinking; yet in evil be infants, but in your thinking be mature.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our proud confidence is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and godly sincerity, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially toward you.

2 Corinthians 4:4

in whose case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving so that they might not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally, brethren, rejoice, be made complete, be comforted, be like-minded, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.

Ephesians 2:2

in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience.

Ephesians 4:11-13

And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers,

Philippians 3:12-15

Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on so that I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of your number, a bondslave of Jesus Christ, sends you his greetings, always laboring earnestly for you in his prayers, that you may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.

James 3:2

For we all stumble in many ways If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body as well.

1 Peter 5:10

After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen and establish you.



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