Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

For even as the body is one and has many members, but all the members of the body, being many, are one body, so also is the Christ.

New American Standard Bible

For even as the body is one and yet has many members, and all the members of the body, though they are many, are one body, so also is Christ.

King James Version

For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ.

Holman Bible

For as the body is one and has many parts, and all the parts of that body, though many, are one body—so also is Christ.

International Standard Version

For just as the body is one and yet has many parts, and all the parts of the body, though many, form a single body, so it is with the Messiah.

A Conservative Version

For just as the body is one and has many parts, and all the parts of the body, being many, are one body, so also is the Christ.

American Standard Version

For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of the body, being many, are one body; so also is Christ.

Amplified

For just as the body is a unity and yet has many parts, and all the parts, though many, form [only] one body, so it is with Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One).

An Understandable Version

For [just] as the human body is one [unit], made up of many parts, and all the many parts make up a single body, so it is with Christ. [Note: Just as a human body is a single unit, and Christ is a single being, so the members of His body, the church, constitute one body. See verses 27-28].

Anderson New Testament

For as the body is one, and has many members, and all the members of the body, being many, are one body, so also is the Christ.

Bible in Basic English

For as the body is one, and has a number of parts, and all the parts make one body, so is Christ.

Common New Testament

For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though they are many, are one body, so it is with Christ.

Daniel Mace New Testament

For as the body is one, tho' it has many members, and all the members of that one body, tho' many, are one body: so also is the body of Christ.

Goodspeed New Testament

For just as the body is one and yet has many parts, and all the parts of the body, many as they are, form one body, so it is with Christ.

John Wesley New Testament

For as the body is one, and yet hath many members, but all the members of the body, many as they are, are one body, so is Christ.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body, so also the Christ.

Julia Smith Translation

For as the body is one, and has many members, and all the members of the one body, being many, is one body: so also is Christ.

King James 2000

For as the body is one, and has many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For just as the body is one and has many members, but all the members of the body, [although they] are many, are one body, thus also Christ.

Modern King James verseion

For as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body; so also is Christ.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of one body though they be many, yet are but one body: even so is Christ.

Moffatt New Testament

As the human body is one and has many members, all the members of the body forming one body for all their number, so is it with Christ.

Montgomery New Testament

For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, although they be many, are one body; so also is Christ.

NET Bible

For just as the body is one and yet has many members, and all the members of the body -- though many -- are one body, so too is Christ.

New Heart English Bible

For as the body is one, and has many members, and all the members of the body, being many, are one body; so also is Christ.

Noyes New Testament

For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of the body, being many, are one body, so it is with Christ.

Sawyer New Testament

For as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body being many are one body, so also is Christ;

The Emphasized Bible

For, just as, the body, is one, and yet hath many members, but, all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so, also, the Christ; -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For as the body is one, and hath many members, but all the members of that one body, though many, are one body: so also is Christ.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For just as the human body is one whole, and yet has many parts, and all its parts, many though they are, form but one body, so it is with the Christ;

Webster

For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ.

Weymouth New Testament

For just as the human body is one and yet has many parts, and all its parts, many as they are, constitute but one body, so it is with the Church of Christ.

Williams New Testament

For just as the human body is one and yet has many parts, and all the parts of the body, many as they are, constitute but one body, so it is with Christ.

World English Bible

For as the body is one, and has many members, and all the members of the body, being many, are one body; so also is Christ.

Worrell New Testament

For, as the body is one, and has many members, and all the members of the body, being many, are one body; so also is the Christ;

Worsley New Testament

For as the body is one, and hath many members; but all the parts of this one body, though many, are but one body:

Youngs Literal Translation

For, even as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of the one body, being many, are one body, so also is the Christ,

Interlinear

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

as
καθάπερ 
Kathaper 
as, even as, as well as
Usage: 13

the body
σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

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

one
εἷς 
heis 
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188
Usage: 188

and


δέ 
De 
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 0
Usage: 2184

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

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

μέλος 
melos 
Usage: 32

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

the members
μέλος 
melos 
Usage: 32

of that one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

σῶμα 
Soma 
σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123
Usage: 123

ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

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

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146


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

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 1 Corinthians 12:12

Images 1 Corinthians 12:12

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 12:12

Context Readings

Unity In The Midst Of Diversity

11 But all these things operates the one and the same Spirit, dividing to each in particular according as he pleases. 12 For even as the body is one and has many members, but all the members of the body, being many, are one body, so also is the Christ. 13 For also in the power of one Spirit we have all been baptised into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether bondmen or free, and have all been given to drink of one Spirit.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 12:27

Now ye are Christ's body, and members in particular.

1 Corinthians 10:17

Because we, being many, are one loaf, one body; for we all partake of that one loaf.

Ephesians 4:4

There is one body and one Spirit, as ye have been also called in one hope of your calling;

Ephesians 4:12

for the perfecting of the saints; with a view to the work of the ministry, with a view to the edifying of the body of Christ;

Romans 12:4-5

For, as in one body we have many members, but all the members have not the same office;

Ephesians 4:15-16

but, holding the truth in love, we may grow up to him in all things, who is the head, the Christ:

Ephesians 5:23

for a husband is head of the wife, as also the Christ is head of the assembly. He is Saviour of the body.

Ephesians 5:30

for we are members of his body; we are of his flesh, and of his bones.

Colossians 1:18

And he is the head of the body, the assembly; who is the beginning, firstborn from among the dead, that he might have the first place in all things:

Colossians 1:24

Now, I rejoice in sufferings for you, and I fill up that which is behind of the tribulations of Christ in my flesh, for his body, which is the assembly;

Colossians 2:19

and not holding fast the head, from whom all the body, ministered to and united together by the joints and bands, increases with the increase of God.

Colossians 3:15

And let the peace of Christ preside in your hearts, to which also ye have been called in one body, and be thankful.

Galatians 3:16

But to Abraham were the promises addressed, and to his seed: he does not say, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed; which is Christ.

Ephesians 1:23

which is his body, the fulness of him who fills all in all:

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