Parallel Verses

Godbey New Testament

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

New American Standard Bible

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

King James Version

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Holman Bible

because God’s foolishness is wiser than human wisdom, and God’s weakness is stronger than human strength.

International Standard Version

For God's nonsense is wiser than human wisdom, and God's weakness is stronger than human strength.

A Conservative Version

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weak thing of God is stronger than men.

American Standard Version

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Amplified

[This is] because the foolishness of God [is not foolishness at all and] is wiser than men [far beyond human comprehension], and the weakness of God is stronger than men [far beyond the limits of human effort].

An Understandable Version

For the "foolish things" of God are wiser than men's [wisdom], and the "weakness" of God is stronger than men's [strength].

Anderson New Testament

For the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Bible in Basic English

Because what seems foolish in God is wiser than men; and what seems feeble in God is stronger than men.

Common New Testament

For the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for this divine doctrine, as foolish and weak as men may think it, far surpasses all their wisdom, and baffles all their power.

Darby Translation

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Goodspeed New Testament

For God's folly is beyond the wisdom of men, and God's weakness is beyond their strength.

John Wesley New Testament

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Julia Smith Translation

For the foolish thing of God is wiser than men; and the weak thing of God is stronger than men.

King James 2000

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the foolishness of God is wiser than human [wisdom], and the weakness of God [is] stronger than human [strength].

Modern King James verseion

Because the foolish thing of God is wiser than men, and the weak thing of God is stronger than men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the foolishness of God is wiser than men: And the weakness of God is stronger than are men.

Moffatt New Testament

For the 'foolishness' of God is wiser than men, and the 'weakness' of God is stronger than men.

Montgomery New Testament

For the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

NET Bible

For the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength.

New Heart English Bible

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Noyes New Testament

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Sawyer New Testament

for the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

The Emphasized Bible

Because, God's foolish thing, is, wiser than men, and, God's weak thing, mightier than men.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For this foolishness of God is wiser than men; and this weakness of God is stronger than men.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For God's 'folly' is wiser than men, and God's 'weakness' is stronger than men.

Webster

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Weymouth New Testament

Because that which the world deems foolish in God is wiser than men's wisdom, and that which it deems feeble in God is mightier than men's might.

Williams New Testament

It is so, because God's nonsense is wiser than men's wisdom, and God's weakness is mightier than men's might.

World English Bible

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Worrell New Testament

Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Worsley New Testament

Because the foolishness of God, as they call it, is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Youngs Literal Translation

because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

μωρός 
Moros 
Usage: 6

of God
θεός 
theos 
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151
Usage: 1151

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585
Usage: 585

σοφός 
Sophos 
Usage: 19

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

and

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

the weakness
ἀσθενής 
Asthenes 
Usage: 19

ἰσχυρός 
Ischuros 
Usage: 20

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 1:25

References

Images 1 Corinthians 1:25

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 1:25

Context Readings

Christ Crucified, The Power And Wisdom Of God

24 but to you who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God. 25 Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men. 26 For you see your calling, brethren, that there are not many wise according to the flesh, not many influential, not many high-born:


Cross References

1 Corinthians 1:18

For the word of the cross is foolishness indeed to those who are lost; but to those who are saved it is the power of God.

Romans 11:33-36

O the depth of the riches of the wisdom of the knowledge of God! His judgments are unsearchable, and his ways past tracing out.

Romans 11:33

O the depth of the riches of the wisdom of the knowledge of God! His judgments are unsearchable, and his ways past tracing out.

Romans 11:33-4

O the depth of the riches of the wisdom of the knowledge of God! His judgments are unsearchable, and his ways past tracing out.

Romans 11:33-5

O the depth of the riches of the wisdom of the knowledge of God! His judgments are unsearchable, and his ways past tracing out.

Romans 11:33-8

O the depth of the riches of the wisdom of the knowledge of God! His judgments are unsearchable, and his ways past tracing out.

Romans 11:33-16

O the depth of the riches of the wisdom of the knowledge of God! His judgments are unsearchable, and his ways past tracing out.

Romans 11:33-51

O the depth of the riches of the wisdom of the knowledge of God! His judgments are unsearchable, and his ways past tracing out.

Romans 11:33-22

O the depth of the riches of the wisdom of the knowledge of God! His judgments are unsearchable, and his ways past tracing out.

Romans 11:33-7

O the depth of the riches of the wisdom of the knowledge of God! His judgments are unsearchable, and his ways past tracing out.

Romans 11:33-8

O the depth of the riches of the wisdom of the knowledge of God! His judgments are unsearchable, and his ways past tracing out.

1 Corinthians 1:27-29

but God has chosen the foolish things of the world, that he may confound the wise; and God has chosen the weak things of the world, that he may confound the strong;

2 Corinthians 13:4

For indeed he was crucified from weakness, but he lives by the power of God: for we indeed are weak in him, but we shall live with him through the power of God unto you.

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