Parallel Verses

Daniel Mace New Testament

we preach Christ crucified, an obstacle to the Jews indeed, and to the Gentiles foolishness: but to those who believe,

New American Standard Bible

but we preach Christ crucified, to Jews a stumbling block and to Gentiles foolishness,

King James Version

But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness;

Holman Bible

but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to the Jews and foolishness to the Gentiles.

International Standard Version

but we preach the Messiah crucified. He is a stumbling block to Jews and nonsense to gentiles,

A Conservative Version

but we proclaim Christ crucified, truly to Jews a stumbling-block and to Gentiles foolishness.

American Standard Version

but we preach Christ crucified, unto Jews a stumblingblock, and unto Gentiles foolishness;

Amplified

but we preach Christ crucified, [a message which is] to Jews a stumbling block [that provokes their opposition], and to Gentiles foolishness [just utter nonsense],

An Understandable Version

but we [apostles] preach that Christ was crucified [for our sins]. This message is offensive to Jews and foolishness to [unconverted] Gentiles.

Anderson New Testament

but we preach Christ crucified; to the Jews, indeed, a stumbling-block, and to the Greeks, foolishness:

Bible in Basic English

But we give the good news of Christ on the cross, a hard thing to the Jews, and a foolish thing to the Gentiles;

Common New Testament

but we preach Christ crucified, to Jews a stumbling block and to Gentiles foolishness,

Darby Translation

but we preach Christ crucified, to Jews an offence, and to nations foolishness;

Godbey New Testament

but we preach Christ having been crucified, to the Jews indeed a stumbling block, and to the Gentiles foolishness;

Goodspeed New Testament

but we proclaim a Christ who was crucified??n idea that is revolting to Jews and absurd to the heathen,

John Wesley New Testament

to the Jews a stumbling block, and to the Greeks foolishness:

Julia Smith Translation

And we proclaim Christ crucified, to the Jews truly a stumbling-block, and to the Greeks foolishness;

King James 2000

But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumbling block, and unto the Greeks foolishness;

Lexham Expanded Bible

but we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a cause for stumbling, but to the Gentiles foolishness,

Modern King James verseion

but we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling block, and to the Greeks foolishness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But we preach Christ crucified: unto the Jews, an occasion of falling; and unto the Greeks, foolishness.

Moffatt New Testament

but our message is Christ the crucified ??a stumbling-block to the Jews, 'sheer folly' to the Gentiles,

Montgomery New Testament

but we come preaching a crucified Messiah??o Jews a stumbling-block, to Greeks foolishness,

NET Bible

but we preach about a crucified Christ, a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles.

New Heart English Bible

but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles,

Noyes New Testament

but we preach Christ crucified, to Jews a stumblingblock, and to gentiles foolishness,

Sawyer New Testament

we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews indeed an offense, and to the gentiles foolishness,

The Emphasized Bible

Whereas, we, proclaim a Christ who hath been crucified, - unto Jews, indeed, an occasion of stumbling, and, unto Gentiles, foolishness;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

but we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews indeed an offence, and to the Greeks folly;

Twentieth Century New Testament

We are proclaiming Christ crucified!-to the Jews an obstacle, to the Gentiles mere folly,

Webster

But we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling-block, and to the Greeks foolishness;

Weymouth New Testament

while we proclaim a Christ who has been crucified--to the Jews a stumbling-block, to Gentiles foolishness,

Williams New Testament

we are preaching the Christ who was crucified -- a message that is a trap-stick to the Jews and nonsense to the Greeks,

World English Bible

but we preach Christ crucified; a stumbling block to Jews, and foolishness to Greeks,

Worrell New Testament

but we preach Christ crucified; to the Jews, a stumbling-block, and to the gentiles foolishness;

Worsley New Testament

to the Jews indeed a stumbling-block, and to the Greeks foolishness; but to them that are called,

Youngs Literal Translation

also we -- we preach Christ crucified, to Jews, indeed, a stumbling-block, and to Greeks foolishness,

Interlinear

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

we
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we, us, we ourselves
Usage: 120

κηρύσσω 
Kerusso 
Usage: 49

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

σταυρόω 
Stauroo 
Usage: 43

unto the Jews
Ἰουδαῖος 
Ioudaios 
Usage: 190

σκάνδαλον 
Skandalon 
Usage: 8

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

unto the Greeks
Ἕλλην 
hellen 
Usage: 27

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 1:23

Images 1 Corinthians 1:23

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 1:23

Context Readings

Christ Crucified, The Power And Wisdom Of God

22 while the Jews require signs, and the Greeks seek wisdom: 23 we preach Christ crucified, an obstacle to the Jews indeed, and to the Gentiles foolishness: but to those who believe, 24 both Jews and Gentiles, he is the Christ, the power of God, and the wisdom of God.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 2:14

but the animal man does not receive the effusions of the spirit of God; for they are foolishness to him; neither can he understand them, because they are spiritually discerned.

Galatians 5:11

as for me, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why am I yet persecuted? for then there would not be so much objection to the doctrine of the cross.

Luke 2:34

then Simeon gave them his benediction, and said to Mary his mother, "the child you now see, shall occasion many in Israel to fall and rise again; he will be the Object of calumny,

1 Corinthians 2:2

for I did not think I was to have any other knowledge among you, than that of Christ, a crucified saviour.

1 Peter 2:8

and which the architects rejected, will be an occasion to the incredulous of their stumbling, and bruising themselves thereby:

1 Peter 2:8-15

and which the architects rejected, will be an occasion to the incredulous of their stumbling, and bruising themselves thereby:

1 Corinthians 1:18

For tho' the doctrine of the cross seems folly to those that perish: yet we that are to be saved, do feel its energy is divine.

Galatians 3:1

O foolish Galatians, who hath deluded you, you that have had the crucifixion of Jesus Christ represented to your view?

Matthew 11:6

and happy is he who does not stumble at my appearance.

Matthew 13:57

and they were scandaliz'd at him. but Jesus said to them, a prophet is not without honour, except in his own country and in his own family.

Luke 24:46-47

thus it is written, and thus it behov'd Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day:

John 6:53-66

but Jesus answer'd, I assure you, except ye eat the flesh of the son of man, and drink his blood, ye will have no life in you.

Acts 7:32-35

"I am the God of thy fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob." and Moses trembled so, he durst not observe any longer.

Acts 10:39-43

we are witnesses of all his transactions, both in Judea, and at Jerusalem. however, they put him to death, even that of the cross.

Romans 9:32-33

why? because they sought it not by faith, but indeed by the works of the law: for they stumbled at that stumbling-stone;

1 Corinthians 1:28

those who were looked upon by the world as vile, as despicable, as nothing, these has God chosen to reduce their sufficiency to nothing.

2 Corinthians 4:5

for we preach not our selves, but Christ Jesus the Lord, professing our selves your servants for his sake.

Galatians 6:14

but far be it from me that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world is as contemptible to me, as I am to the world.

Ephesians 3:8

upon me, who am the meanest of all christians, is this favour bestowed, that I should proclaim to the Gentiles the undiscoverable advantages by Christ;

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