Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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

We preach Christ (the Messiah) crucified, [preaching which] to the Jews is a scandal and an offensive stumbling block [that springs a snare or trap], and to the Gentiles it is absurd and utterly unphilosophical 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,

Daniel Mace New Testament

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

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.

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,

Verse Picture

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 For the Jews require a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom. 23 But we preach Christ crucified: unto the Jews, an occasion of falling; and unto the Greeks, foolishness. 24 But unto them which are called, both of Jews and Greeks, we preach Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 2:14

For the natural man perceiveth not the things of the spirit of God, for they are but foolishness unto him: Neither can he perceive them, because he is spiritually examined.

Galatians 5:11

Brethren, if I yet preach circumcision: why do I then yet suffer persecution? For then had the offense which the cross giveth, ceased.

Luke 2:34

And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, "Behold, this child shall be the fall, and resurrection, of many in Israel: And a sign which shall be spoken against.

1 Corinthians 2:2

Neither showed I myself that I knew anything among you save Jesus Christ, even the same that was crucified.

1 Peter 2:8

and a stone to stumble at, and a rock to offend them which stumble at the word, and believe not that whereon they were set.

Isaiah 8:14-15

For he is the sanctifying, and stone to stumble at, the rock to fall upon, a snare and net to both the houses: to Israel, and the inhabiters of Jerusalem.

1 Corinthians 1:18

For the preaching of the cross is, to them that perish, foolishness: but unto us which are saved, it is the power of God.

Galatians 3:1

O foolish Galatians: who hath bewitched you, that ye should not believe the truth, to whom Jesus Christ was described before the eyes, and among you crucified?

Matthew 11:6

And blessed is he that is not offended by me."

Matthew 13:57

And they were offended by him. Then Jesus said unto them, "A prophet is not without honour, save in his own country, and among his own kin."

Luke 24:46-47

and said unto them, "Thus is it written, and thus it behooved Christ to suffer, and to rise again from death the third day.

John 6:53-66

Then Jesus said unto them, "Verily, verily I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of the son of man, and drink his blood, ye shall not have 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.' Moses trembled and durst not behold.

Acts 10:39-43

And we are witnesses of all things which he did in the land of the Jews and at Jerusalem: whom they slew, and hung on tree.

Romans 9:32-33

And wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith: but as it were, by the works of the law. For they have stumbled at the stumbling stone.

1 Corinthians 1:28

And vile things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things of no reputation, for to bring to nought things of reputation,

2 Corinthians 4:5

For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus to be the Lord, and preach ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.

Galatians 6:14

God forbid that I should rejoice but in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, whereby the world is crucified as touching me, and I as concerning the world.

Ephesians 3:8

Unto me, the least of all saints, is this grace given; that I should preach among the gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,

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