What am I saying then? That a thing sacrificed to idols is anything, or that an idol is anything?
Therefore concerning the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that no idol is anything in the world, and that there is no other God but one.
They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God. They have provoked me to anger with their vanities. I will move them to jealousy with those who are not a people. I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation.
All the nations are like nothing before him. They are regarded by him as less than nothing, and vanity.
Behold, all of them, their works are vanity and nothing. Their molten images are wind and confusion.
and God chose the lowly things of the world, and the things that are despised, and the things that are not, that he might bring to nothing the things that are:
So then neither he who plants is anything, nor he who waters, but God who gives the increase.
If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but don't have love, I am nothing.