Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise and will cast away the understanding of the prudent."

New American Standard Bible

For it is written,
I will destroy the wisdom of the wise,
And the cleverness of the clever I will set aside.”

King James Version

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.

Holman Bible

For it is written:

I will destroy the wisdom of the wise,
and I will set aside the understanding of the experts.

International Standard Version

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will reject."

A Conservative Version

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and I will frustrate the understanding of those of understanding.

American Standard Version

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, And the discernment of the discerning will I bring to nought.

Amplified

For it is written and forever remains written,I will destroy the wisdom of the wise [the philosophy of the philosophers],
And the cleverness of the clever [who do not know Me] I will nullify.”

An Understandable Version

For it is written [Isa. 29:14], "I [i.e., God] will destroy the wisdom of wise people, and will set aside [i.e., hinder] the understanding of intelligent people."

Anderson New Testament

For it is written: I will destroy the wisdom of the wise; and I will set aside the understanding of the prudent.

Bible in Basic English

As it says in the holy Writings, I will put an end to the wisdom of the wise, and will put on one side the designs of those who have knowledge.

Common New Testament

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the cleverness of the clever I will frustrate."

Daniel Mace New Testament

for it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent."

Darby Translation

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and set aside the understanding of the understanding ones.

Godbey New Testament

For it has been written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and bring to nought the understanding of the intelligent.

Goodspeed New Testament

For the Scripture says, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, And I will thwart the shrewdness of the shrewd!"

John Wesley New Testament

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and abolish the understanding of the prudent.

Julia Smith Translation

For it has been written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and put away the understanding of the intelligent.

King James 2000

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will confound."

Modern King James verseion

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and I will set aside the understanding of the perceiving ones."

Moffatt New Testament

It is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the sages, I will confound the insight of the wise.

Montgomery New Testament

For thus it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the philosophers, And the prudence of the prudent will I confound.

NET Bible

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and I will thwart the cleverness of the intelligent."

New Heart English Bible

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, I will bring the discernment of the discerning to nothing."

Noyes New Testament

For it is written: "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nought the discernment of the discerning."

Sawyer New Testament

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the intelligent.

The Emphasized Bible

For it is written - I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and, the discernment of the discerning, will I set aside.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the understanding of the intelligent will I make useless."

Twentieth Century New Testament

For Scripture says-'I will bring the philosophy of the philosophers to nought, and the shrewdness of the shrewd I will make of no account.'

Webster

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.

Weymouth New Testament

For so it stands written, "I will exhibit the nothingness of the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will bring to nought."

Williams New Testament

For the Scripture says: "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and I will set aside the learning of the learned."

World English Bible

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, I will bring the discernment of the discerning to nothing."

Worrell New Testament

For it has been written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the discernment of the discerning will I set aside."

Worsley New Testament

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent."

Youngs Literal Translation

for it hath been written, 'I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will bring to nought;'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

it is written
γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

I will destroy
ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
Usage: 37

the wisdom
σοφία 
Sophia 
Usage: 45

of the wise
σοφός 
Sophos 
Usage: 19

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

will bring to nothing
ἀθετέω 
Atheteo 
Usage: 10

σύνεσις 
sunesis 
Usage: 7

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 1:19

References

American

Images 1 Corinthians 1:19

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 1:19

Context Readings

Christ Crucified, The Power And Wisdom Of God

18 For the preaching of the cross is, to them that perish, foolishness: but unto us which are saved, it is the power of God. 19 For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise and will cast away the understanding of the prudent." 20 Where is the wise man? Where is the scribe? Where is the searcher of this world? Hath not God made the wisdom of this world foolishness?


Cross References

Isaiah 29:14

therefore will I also show unto this people a marvelous, terrible, and great thing - Namely this: I will destroy the wisdom of their wise, and the understanding of their learned men shall perish."

Job 5:12-13

Which destroyeth the devices of the subtle, so that they are not able to perform the things that they take in hand;

Jeremiah 8:9

therefore shall the wise be confounded. They shall be afraid and taken, for lo, they have cast out the word of the LORD: what wisdom can then be among them?

1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, "He compasseth the wise in their craftiness."

Isaiah 19:3

And Egypt shall be choked in herself. When they ask counsel at their idols, at their sorcerors, at their soothsayers and witches: then will I bring their counsel to naught.

Isaiah 19:11

But ye foolish princes of Zoan, ye wise counselors of Pharaoh, whose wit is turned to foolishness: How say ye unto Pharaoh, "I am come of wise people;

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