Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And this is it that I mean: how that commonly among you, one sayeth, "I hold of Paul"; Another, "I hold of Apollos"; the third, "I hold of Cephas"; and the fourth that, "I hold of Christ."

New American Standard Bible

Now I mean this, that each one of you is saying, “I am of Paul,” and “I of Apollos,” and “I of Cephas,” and “I of Christ.”

King James Version

Now this I say, that every one of you saith, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.

Holman Bible

What I am saying is this: Each of you says, “I’m with Paul,” or “I’m with Apollos,” or “I’m with Cephas,” or “I’m with Christ.”

International Standard Version

This is what I mean: Each of you is saying, "I belong to Paul," or "I belong to Apollos," or "I belong to Cephas," or "I belong to the Messiah."

A Conservative Version

Now I say this. That each of you actually say, I am of Paul, and I of Apollos, and I of Cephas, and I of Christ.

American Standard Version

Now this I mean, that each one of you saith, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos: and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.

Amplified

Now I mean this, that each one of you says, “I am [a disciple] of Paul,” or “I am [a disciple] of Apollos,” or “I am [a disciple] of Cephas (Peter),” or “I am [a disciple] of Christ.”

An Understandable Version

Now this is what I mean: Each of you is saying, "I am a follower of Paul," and another "I am a follower of Apollos," and another "I am a follower of Cephas [i.e., Peter]," and another "I am a follower of Christ."

Anderson New Testament

I mean this: that each one of you says, I am of Paul, and I of Apollos, and I of Cephas, and I of Christ.

Bible in Basic English

That is, that some of you say, I am of Paul; some say, I am of Apollos; some say, I am of Cephas; and some say, I am Christ's.

Common New Testament

What I mean is this, that each one of you says, "I am of Paul," and "I of Apollos," and "I of Cephas," and "I of Christ."

Daniel Mace New Testament

I mean that one or other of you cries out "I am of Paul, and I of Apollos, and I of Cephas,

Darby Translation

But I speak of this, that each of you says, I am of Paul, and I of Apollos, and I of Cephas, and I of Christ.

Godbey New Testament

And I say this, that each one says, I indeed am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.

Goodspeed New Testament

What I mean is this, that one of you says, "I am a follower of Paul," another, "And I, of Apollos," another, "And I, of Cephas," and another, "And I, of Christ!"

John Wesley New Testament

Now this I say, every one of you saith, I am of Paul, and I of Apollos, and I of Cephas, and I of Christ.

Julia Smith Translation

And this I say, that each of you says, I truly am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.

King James 2000

Now this I say, that every one of you says, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But I say this, that each of you is saying, "I am with Paul," and "I [am] with Apollos," and "I [am] with Cephas," and "I [am] with Christ."

Modern King James verseion

But I say this, that every one of you says, I am of Paul, and I of Apollos, and I of Cephas, and I of Christ.

Moffatt New Testament

By 'quarrelling' I mean that each of you has his party-cry, "I belong to Paul," "And I to Apollos," "And I to Cephas," "And I to Christ."

Montgomery New Testament

I mean by this that one of you says, "I am a follower of Paul"; another, "I of Apollos"; another, "I of Cephas"; another, "I of Christ."

NET Bible

Now I mean this, that each of you is saying, "I am with Paul," or "I am with Apollos," or "I am with Cephas," or "I am with Christ."

New Heart English Bible

Now I mean this, that each one of you says, "I follow Paul," "I follow Apollos," "I follow Cephas," and, "I follow Christ."

Noyes New Testament

What I mean is this, that each of you saith, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.

Sawyer New Testament

I mean this; that each one of you says I indeed am of Paul, and I of Apollos, and I of Cephas, and I of Christ.

The Emphasized Bible

Now I mean this, - that, each one of you, is saying - I, indeed, am of Paul, but, I, of Apollos, but, I, of Cephas, but, I, of Christ:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now this I observe, that one and another of you saith, I am indeed of Paul; but I of Apollos; but I of Cephas; but I am of Christ.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I mean this, that every one of you says either 'I follow Paul,' or 'I Apollos,' or 'I Kephas,' or 'I Christ.'

Webster

Now this I say, that every one of you saith, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.

Weymouth New Testament

What I mean is that each of you is a partisan. One man says "I belong to Paul;" another "I belong to Apollos;" a third "I belong to Peter;" a fourth "I belong to Christ."

Williams New Testament

I mean this, that one of you says, "I belong to Paul's party," another, "And I belong to Apollos' party," another, "And I belong to Cephas' party," another, "And I belong to Christ's party."

World English Bible

Now I mean this, that each one of you says, "I follow Paul," "I follow Apollos," "I follow Cephas," and, "I follow Christ."

Worrell New Testament

Now I mean this: that each one of you is saying, "I am of Paul;" and "I of Apollos;" and "I of Cephas:" and "I of Christ!"

Worsley New Testament

I mean, that each of you saith, as if of different parties, I am of Paul, and I of Apollos, I of Cephas, and I of Christ.

Youngs Literal Translation

and I say this, that each one of you saith, 'I, indeed, am of Paul' -- 'and I of Apollos,' -- 'and I of Cephas,' -- 'and I of Christ.'

Interlinear

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

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ἕκαστος 
hekastos 
Usage: 73

of you
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
ἐγώ 
Ego 
ἐγώ 
Ego 
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
I, my, me, not tr
I, my, me, not tr
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174
Usage: 174
Usage: 174
Usage: 174

am
εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am, it is I , be, I was , have been, not tr
Usage: 72

of Paul
Παῦλος 
Paulos 
Usage: 162

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

of Apollos
Ἀπολλώς 
Apollos 
Usage: 10

of Cephas
Κηφᾶς 
Kephas 
Usage: 5

Images 1 Corinthians 1:12

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 1:12

Context Readings

Divisions In The Church At Corinth

11 It is showed unto me, my brethren, of you by them that are of the house of Chloe; that there is strife among you. 12 And this is it that I mean: how that commonly among you, one sayeth, "I hold of Paul"; Another, "I hold of Apollos"; the third, "I hold of Cephas"; and the fourth that, "I hold of Christ." 13 Is Christ divided? Was Paul crucified for you? Either were ye baptised in the name of Paul?


Cross References

John 1:42

And brought him to Jesus. And Jesus beheld him and said, "Thou art Simon the son of Jonas, thou shalt be called Cephas," which is by interpretation, a stone.

1 Corinthians 9:5

Either, have we not power to lead about a sister to wife as well as other apostles, and as the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?

1 Corinthians 15:5

and that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve.

Matthew 23:9-10

And call ye no man your father upon the earth, for there is but one, your father, and he is in heaven.

Acts 18:24-1

And a certain Jew named Apollos, born at Alexandria came to Ephesus: an eloquent man, and mighty in the scriptures.

1 Corinthians 3:4-6

As long as one saith "I hold of Paul," and another, "I am of Apollos," are ye not carnal?

1 Corinthians 3:21-23

Therefore let no man rejoice in men. For all things are yours,

1 Corinthians 4:6

These things, brethren, I have described in mine own person, and Apollos, for your sakes - that ye might learn by us that no man count of himself beyond that which is above written: that one swell not against another for any man's cause.

1 Corinthians 7:29

This say I, brethren: the time is short. It remaineth that they which have wives, be as though they had none:

1 Corinthians 15:50

This say I brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God. Neither doth corruption inherit uncorruption.

1 Corinthians 16:12

To speak of brother Apollos: I greatly desired him to come unto you with the brethren, but his mind was not at all to come at this time. Howbeit, he will come when he shall have convenient time.

2 Corinthians 9:6

This yet remember, how that he which soweth little, shall reap little: and he that soweth plenteously shall reap plenteously.

Galatians 2:9

and therefore when James, Cephas, and John, which seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that was given unto me, they gave to me and Barnabas the righthands, and agreed with us that we should preach among the heathen, and they among the Jews:

Galatians 3:17

This I say, that the law which began afterward, beyond four hundred and thirty years, doth not disannul the testament, that was confirmed afore of God unto Christ ward, to make the promise of none effect.

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