Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

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

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,

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.

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;

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 Seeing that Jews demand miracles, and Greeks go in search of wisdom, 23 while we proclaim a Christ who has been crucified--to the Jews a stumbling-block, to Gentiles foolishness, 24 but to those who have received the Call, whether Jews or Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 2:14

The unspiritual man rejects the things of the Spirit of God, and cannot attain to the knowledge of them, because they are spiritually judged.

Galatians 5:11

As for me, brethren, if I am still a preacher of circumcision, how is it that I am still suffering persecution? In that case the Cross has ceased to be a stumbling-block!

Luke 2:34

Symeon blessed them and said to Mary the mother, "This child is appointed for the falling and the uprising of many in Israel and for a token to be spoken against;

1 Corinthians 2:2

For I determined to be utterly ignorant, when among you, of everything except of Jesus Christ, and of Him as having been crucified.

1 Peter 2:8

and "a Stone for the foot to strike against, and a Rock to stumble over." Their foot strikes against it because they are disobedient to God's Message, and to this they were appointed.

1 Peter 2:8-15

and "a Stone for the foot to strike against, and a Rock to stumble over." Their foot strikes against it because they are disobedient to God's Message, and to this they were appointed.

1 Corinthians 1:18

For the Message of the Cross is foolishness to those who are on the way to perdition, but it is the power of God to those whom He is saving.

Galatians 3:1

You foolish Galatians! Whose sophistry has bewitched you--you to whom Jesus Christ has been vividly portrayed as on the Cross?

Matthew 11:6

and blessed is every one who does not stumble and fall because of my claims."

Matthew 13:57

So they turned angrily away from Him. But Jesus said to them, "There is no prophet left without honour except in his own country and among his own family."

Luke 24:46-47

and He said, "Thus it is written that the Christ would suffer and on the third day rise again from among the dead;

John 6:53-66

"In most solemn truth I tell you," said Jesus, "that unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you have no Life in you.

Acts 7:32-35

"'I am the God of your forefathers, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob.' "Quaking with fear Moses did not dare gaze.

Acts 10:39-43

"And we are witnesses as to all that He did both in the country of the Jews and in Jerusalem. But they even put Him to death, by crucifixion.

Romans 9:32-33

And why? Because they were pursuing a righteousness which should arise not from faith, but from what they regarded as merit. They stuck their foot against the stone which lay in their way;

1 Corinthians 1:28

and the things which the world regards as base, and those which it sets utterly at nought--things that have no existence--God has chosen in order to reduce to nothing things that do exist;

2 Corinthians 4:5

(For we do not proclaim ourselves, but we proclaim Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your bondservants for the sake of Jesus.)

Galatians 6:14

But as for me, God forbid that I should glory in anything except the Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, upon which the world is crucified to me, and I am crucified to the world.

Ephesians 3:8

To me who am less than the least of all God's people has this work been graciously entrusted--to proclaim to the Gentiles the Good News of the exhaustless wealth of Christ,

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