Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

But if we were true judges of ourselves, punishment would not come on us.

New American Standard Bible

But if we judged ourselves rightly, we would not be judged.

King James Version

For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged.

Holman Bible

If we were properly evaluating ourselves, we would not be judged,

International Standard Version

But if we judged ourselves correctly, we would not be judged.

A Conservative Version

But if we were discerning ourselves we would not be judged.

American Standard Version

But if we discerned ourselves, we should not be judged.

Amplified

But if we evaluated and judged ourselves honestly [recognizing our shortcomings and correcting our behavior], we would not be judged.

An Understandable Version

But if we [had] examined ourselves [properly], we would not be [i.e., not have been] judged [i.e., with sickness and death. See verse 30].

Anderson New Testament

For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged;

Common New Testament

But if we judged ourselves rightly, we would not be judged.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for if we made such a discrimination, we should not be punished.

Darby Translation

But if we judged ourselves, so were we not judged.

Godbey New Testament

But if we judged ourselves, we would not be judged:

Goodspeed New Testament

But if we recognized our own condition, we would not incur this judgment.

John Wesley New Testament

For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged.

Julia Smith Translation

For if we examined ourselves, we should not be judged.

King James 2000

For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But if we were evaluating ourselves, we would not be judged.

Modern King James verseion

For if we would judge ourselves, we would not be judged.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If we had truly judged ourselves, we should not have been judged.

Moffatt New Testament

If we only judged our own lives truly, we would not come under the Lord's judgment.

Montgomery New Testament

If however, we were judging ourselves aright, we should not now be condemned;

NET Bible

But if we examined ourselves, we would not be judged.

New Heart English Bible

For if we discerned ourselves, we would not be judged.

Noyes New Testament

But if we judged ourselves, we should not be judged;

Sawyer New Testament

For if we judged ourselves we should not be judged;

The Emphasized Bible

If, however, we had been setting, ourselves, apart, we had not, in that case, been coming under judgment;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For if we thoroughly judged ourselves, we should not be judged of the Lord.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But, if we judged ourselves rightly, we should not be judged.

Webster

For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged.

Weymouth New Testament

If, however, we estimated ourselves aright, we should not be judged.

Williams New Testament

But if we properly saw ourselves, we would not bring down upon us this judgment.

World English Bible

For if we discerned ourselves, we wouldn't be judged.

Worrell New Testament

But, if we discerned ourselves, we would not be judged;

Worsley New Testament

If then we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged:

Youngs Literal Translation

for if ourselves we were discerning, we would not be being judged,

Interlinear

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

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

διακρίνω 
Diakrino 
Usage: 16

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

we should
κρίνω 
Krino 
Usage: 84

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

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 1 Corinthians 11:31

References

Images 1 Corinthians 11:31

Context Readings

Improper Conduct At The Lord's Supper

30 For this cause a number of you are feeble and ill, and a number are dead. 31 But if we were true judges of ourselves, punishment would not come on us. 32 But if punishment does come, it is sent by the Lord, so that we may be safe when the world is judged.



Cross References

1 John 1:9

If we say openly that we have done wrong, he is upright and true to his word, giving us forgiveness of sins and making us clean from all evil.

Psalm 32:3-5

When I kept my mouth shut, my bones were wasted, because of my crying all through the day.

Jeremiah 31:18-20

Certainly Ephraim's words of grief have come to my ears, You have given me training and I have undergone it like a young cow unused to the yoke: let me be turned and come back, for you are the Lord my God.

Luke 15:18-20

I will get up and go to my father, and will say to him, Father, I have done wrong, against heaven and in your eyes:

1 Corinthians 11:28

But let no man take of the bread and the cup without testing himself.

Revelation 2:5

So keep in mind where you were at first, and be changed in heart and do the first works; or I will come to you, and will take away your light from its place, if your hearts are not changed.

Revelation 3:2-3

Be on the watch, and make strong the rest of the things which are near to death; because as judged by me your works have not come up to God's measure.

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