Parallel Verses

Noyes New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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 since even Jews ask for signs, and the Greeks seek for wisdom; 23 but we preach Christ crucified, to Jews a stumblingblock, and to gentiles foolishness, 24 but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 2:14

But the unspiritual man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God; for they are foolishness to him, and he cannot know them; because they are spiritually discerned.

Galatians 5:11

But as for me, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why do I still suffer persecution? Then hath the cross ceased to be a stumblingblock.

Luke 2:34

And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, this child is appointed for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign that will be spoken against;

1 Corinthians 2:2

For I determined not to know anything while with you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.

1 Peter 2:8

and "a stone of stumbling, and a rock to strike against;" even to those who stumble, being disobedient to the word; to which they were also appointed.

1 Peter 2:8-15

and "a stone of stumbling, and a rock to strike against;" even to those who stumble, being disobedient to the word; to which they were also appointed.

1 Corinthians 1:18

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

Galatians 3:1

O foolish Galatians, who bewitched you? before whose eyes Jesus Christ was plainly set forth among you crucified.

Matthew 11:6

and blessed is he, whoever shall find no occasion of stumbling in me.

Matthew 13:57

And they took offence at him. But Jesus said to them, A prophet is not without honor, except in his own country, and in his own house.

Luke 24:46-47

And he said to them, Thus it is written, that the Christ should suffer, and should rise from the dead on the third day,

John 6:53-66

Jesus therefore said to them, Truly, truly do I say to you, Unless ye eat the flesh of the Son of man and drink his blood, ye have no life in you.

Acts 7:32-35

saying, "I am the God of thy fathers, the God of Abraham and Isaac and Jacob." And Moses trembled and durst not behold.

Acts 10:39-43

And we are witnesses of all things which he did both in the country of the Jews and in Jerusalem; whom they also slew by hanging him on a cross.

Romans 9:32-33

Why? Because they did not strive for it by faith, but as being by works. For they stumbled against the stone of stumbling;

1 Corinthians 1:28

and the mean things of the world, and the things which are despised, did God choose, the things which are not, to bring to nought things that are;

2 Corinthians 4:5

For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves your bondservants for Jesus sake.

Galatians 6:14

But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ; through whom the world is crucified to me, and I to the world.

Ephesians 3:8

To me, who am less than the least of all saints, was this grace given, to make known among the gentiles the glad tidings of the unsearchable riches of Christ,

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