Parallel Verses

Daniel Mace New Testament

for consider, brethren, that not many worldly wise, not many men of power, not many men of birth are among you that are called.

New American Standard Bible

For consider your calling, brethren, that there were not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble;

King James Version

For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:

Holman Bible

Brothers, consider your calling: Not many are wise from a human perspective, not many powerful, not many of noble birth.

International Standard Version

Brothers, think about your own calling. Not many of you were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth.

A Conservative Version

For notice your calling, brothers, that not many are wise according to flesh, not many powerful, not many eminent.

American Standard Version

For behold your calling, brethren, that not many wise after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called :

Amplified

Just look at your own calling, believers; not many [of you were considered] wise according to human standards, not many powerful or influential, not many of high and noble birth.

An Understandable Version

Now consider how you were when you were called, brothers. Not many of you were wise by human standards; not many were influential; not many were from prominent families.

Anderson New Testament

For you see your calling, brethren, that not many wise men according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble call you;

Bible in Basic English

For you see God's design for you, my brothers, that he has not taken a great number of the wise after the flesh, not the strong, not the noble:

Common New Testament

For consider your call, brethren; not many of you were wise according to fleshly standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth.

Darby Translation

For consider your calling, brethren, that there are not many wise according to flesh, not many powerful, not many high-born.

Godbey New Testament

For you see your calling, brethren, that there are not many wise according to the flesh, not many influential, not many high-born:

Goodspeed New Testament

For consider, brothers, what happened when God called you. Not many of you were what men call wise, not many of you were influential, not many were of high birth.

John Wesley New Testament

Behold your calling brethren: that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble are called:

Julia Smith Translation

For ye see your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to the flesh, not many powerful, not, many well born:

King James 2000

For you see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For consider your calling, brothers, that not many [were] wise according to human standards, not many [were] powerful, not many [were] well born.

Modern King James verseion

For you see your calling, brothers, that not many wise men according to the flesh are called, not many mighty, not many noble.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Brethren, look on your calling how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many of high degree are called:

Moffatt New Testament

Why, look at your own ranks, my brothers; not many wise men (that is, judged by human standards), not many leading men, not many of good birth, have been called!

Montgomery New Testament

For consider your own calling, brothers, that not many wise in earthly wisdom, not many powerful, not many of noble birth, have been called.

NET Bible

Think about the circumstances of your call, brothers and sisters. Not many were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were born to a privileged position.

New Heart English Bible

For consider your calling, brothers, that not many are wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, and not many noble;

Noyes New Testament

For consider, brethren, who ye are that have been called; not many wise men after the fashion of the world, not many mighty, not many noble;

Sawyer New Testament

For you see your calling, brothers, that not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble [are called];

The Emphasized Bible

For be looking at the calling of you, brethren, - that there were not many wise, according to flesh. Not many powerful, not many high-born:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For ye see your calling, brethren, that not many fleshly wise, not many men in power, not many men of high birth, are called:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Look at the facts of your Call, Brothers. There are not many among you who are wise, as men reckon wisdom, not many who are influential, not many who are high-born;

Webster

For ye see your calling, brethren, that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble are called:

Weymouth New Testament

For consider, brethren, God's call to you. Not many who are wise with merely human wisdom, not many of position and influence, not many of noble birth have been called.

Williams New Testament

For consider, brothers, the way God called you; that not many of you, in accordance with human standards, were wise, not many influential, not many of high birth.

World English Bible

For you see your calling, brothers, that not many are wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, and not many noble;

Worrell New Testament

For ye behold your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are chosen;

Worsley New Testament

For ye see by your calling, brethren, that not many wise men according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble are called:

Youngs Literal Translation

for see your calling, brethren, that not many are wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ye see
βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

κλῆσις 
Klesis 
Usage: 11

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

not
οὐ 
Ou 
οὐ 
Ou 
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
not, no, cannot ,
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032
Usage: 1032
Usage: 1032

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292
Usage: 292
Usage: 292

σοφός 
Sophos 
Usage: 19

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

the flesh
σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

δυνατός 
Dunatos 
Usage: 26

εὐγένης 
Eugenes 
Usage: 2

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 1:26

Images 1 Corinthians 1:26

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 1:26

Context Readings

Boast In The Lord

25 for this divine doctrine, as foolish and weak as men may think it, far surpasses all their wisdom, and baffles all their power. 26 for consider, brethren, that not many worldly wise, not many men of power, not many men of birth are among you that are called. 27 but God hath chosen those who are foolish in the opinion of the world, to confound the wise; and the weak men of the world to confound the mighty:


Cross References

1 Corinthians 1:20

where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputant of this age? has not God prov'd the wisdom of this world to be downright folly.

1 Corinthians 1:20

where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputant of this age? has not God prov'd the wisdom of this world to be downright folly.

Matthew 11:25-26

At the same time Jesus, continuing his discourses, said, "I thank thee, O father, Lord of heaven and earth, for having revealed unto babes what thou hast hid from the wise and prudent.

Luke 1:3

I have likewise thought proper; most excellent Theophilus, to write to you a particular account; having made a very diligent inquiry into the whole matter,

Luke 10:21

At that very time Jesus fell into a divine transport, and said, "I magnify thee, O father, the Lord of heaven and earth, for having conceal'd these things from the artful and the crafty, whilst thou hast reveal'd them to the unskilful. justly, O father, hast thou thus dispens'd thy favour."

Luke 18:24-25

Jesus perceiving him so very dejected, said, how difficult is it for those, who have riches, to enter into the kingdom of God!

John 4:46-53

Jesus went therefore a second time to Cana in Galilee, where he had changed the water into wine. now a certain nobleman was there, whose son was sick at Capernaum.

John 7:47-49

upon which the Pharisees answered, are ye also seduced?

John 19:38-39

after this, Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple of Jesus, but for fear of the Jews a conceal'd one, pray'd Pilate to let him take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate gave him leave: so he went and took the body of Jesus.

Acts 13:7

he was with the proconsul Sergius Paulus, a man of prudence: who sent for Barnabas and Saul, desiring to hear the word of God.

Acts 13:12

the proconsul seeing the fact, embraced the faith, being struck with admiration of the christian doctrine.

Acts 17:34

however, there were some who adher'd to him, as Denis the Areopagite, a woman named Damaris, and others with them.

1 Corinthians 2:3-6

I was with you in weakness, in fear, and in great agony:

1 Corinthians 2:8

which none of the rulers of this age understood: for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

1 Corinthians 2:13

this is what we declare, not in the words which human wisdom, but which the holy spirit dictates; explaining spiritual things in a spiritual language.

1 Corinthians 3:18-20

let no man deceive himself: if any among you pretends to worldly wisdom, let him commence fool, in order to be truly wise.

Philippians 4:22

all the converts here salute you, particularly those of Cesar's houshold.

James 1:9-11

Let him that is poor triumph in the advantages of being a christian.

James 2:5

consider, my dear brethren, has not God chose the poor of this world to be rich by faith, and to inherit the kingdom he has promised to those who love him?

James 3:13-17

Whoever is a skilful moralist, let him show by his virtuous conduct, that he practises the humble precepts of wisdom.

2 John 1:1

The PRESBYTER to the lady ECLECTA and her children, whom I sincerely love, and not only I, but all true christians,

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