Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

If the whole body were an eye, where would the hearing be? If the whole were hearing, where would the sense of smell be?

King James Version

If the whole body were an eye, where were the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where were the smelling?

Holman Bible

If the whole body were an eye, where would the hearing be? If the whole were an ear, where would be the sense of smell?

International Standard Version

If the whole body were an eye, where would the sense of hearing be? If the whole body were an ear, where would the sense of smell be?

A Conservative Version

If the whole body were an eye, where would be the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where would be the smelling?

American Standard Version

If the whole body were an eye, where were the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where were the smelling?

Amplified

If the whole body were an eye, where [would be the sense of] hearing? If the whole body were an ear, where [would be the sense of] smell?

An Understandable Version

If the whole body were an eye, how could it hear? If the whole body were an ear, how could it smell?

Anderson New Testament

If the whole body were an eye, where were the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where were the smelling?

Bible in Basic English

If all the body was an eye, where would be the hearing? if all was hearing, where would be the smelling?

Common New Testament

If the whole body were an eye, where would be the hearing? If the whole body were an ear, where would be the sense of smell?

Daniel Mace New Testament

if the whole body were an eye, where would be the hearing? if the whole were hearing, where would be the smelling?

Darby Translation

If the whole body were an eye, where the hearing? if all hearing, where the smelling?

Goodspeed New Testament

If all the body were eye, how would we hear? If it were all ear, how could we have a sense of smell?

John Wesley New Testament

If the whole body were an eye, where were the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where were the smelling?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If the whole body were an eye, where would the hearing be? If the whole were hearing, where would the smelling be?

Julia Smith Translation

If the whole body an eye, where the hearing If the whole hearing, where the smelling?

King James 2000

If the whole body were an eye, where would be the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where would be the smelling?

Lexham Expanded Bible

If the whole body [were] an eye, where [would] the hearing [be]? If the whole [were] hearing, where [would] the sense of smell [be]?

Modern King James verseion

If all the body were an eye, where would be the hearing? If all hearing, where would be the smelling?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If all the body were an eye: where were then the ear? If all were hearing: where were the smelling?

Moffatt New Testament

If the body were all eye, where would hearing be? If the body were all ear, where would smell be?

Montgomery New Testament

If the whole body were an eye, where were hearing? If all were hearing, where were smelling?

NET Bible

If the whole body were an eye, what part would do the hearing? If the whole were an ear, what part would exercise the sense of smell?

New Heart English Bible

If the whole body were an eye, where would the hearing be? If the whole were hearing, where would the smelling be?

Noyes New Testament

If the whole body were an eye, where would be the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where would be the smelling?

Sawyer New Testament

If the whole body was an eye, where would be the hearing? If the whole was a hearing, where would be the smelling?

The Emphasized Bible

If, the whole body, were, an eye, where were the hearing? If, the whole were, hearing, where were, the smelling?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

If the whole body were eye, where were the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where were the smelling?

Twentieth Century New Testament

If all the body were an eye, where would the hearing be? If it were all hearing, where would the sense of smell be?

Webster

If the whole body were an eye, where were the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where were the smelling?

Weymouth New Testament

If the whole body were an eye, where would the hearing be? If the whole body were an ear, where would the nostrils be?

Williams New Testament

If all the body were an eye, how could we hear? If all the body were an ear, how could we smell?

World English Bible

If the whole body were an eye, where would the hearing be? If the whole were hearing, where would the smelling be?

Worrell New Testament

If the whole body were an eye, where were the hearing? If the whole body were hearing, where were the smelling?

Worsley New Testament

If the whole body were an eye, where were the hearing? and if the whole were hearing, where were the smelling?

Youngs Literal Translation

If the whole body were an eye, where the hearing? if the whole hearing, where the smelling?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

the whole
ὅλος 
Holos 
ὅλος 
Holos 
Usage: 83
Usage: 83

σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

were an eye
ὀφθαλμός 
Ophthalmos 
Usage: 57

ποῦ 
Pou 
ποῦ 
Pou 
Usage: 32
Usage: 32

ἀκοή 
Akoe 
Usage: 21

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

ἀκοή 
Akoe 
Usage: 21

References

Context Readings

Unity In The Midst Of Diversity

16 And if the ear says, "Because I am not an eye, I am not a part of the body," it is not for this reason any the less a part of the body. 17 If the whole body were an eye, where would the hearing be? If the whole were hearing, where would the sense of smell be? 18 But now God has placed the members, each one of them, in the body, just as He desired.


Cross References

1 Samuel 9:9

(Formerly in Israel, when a man went to inquire of God, he used to say, "Come, and let us go to the seer"; for he who is called a prophet now was formerly called a seer.)

Psalm 94:9

He who planted the ear, does He not hear? He who formed the eye, does He not see?

Psalm 139:13-16

For You formed my inward parts; You wove me in my mother's womb.

Proverbs 20:12

The hearing ear and the seeing eye, The LORD has made both of them.

1 Corinthians 12:21

And the eye cannot say to the hand, "I have no need of you"; or again the head to the feet, "I have no need of you."

1 Corinthians 12:29

All are not apostles, are they? All are not prophets, are they? All are not teachers, are they? All are not workers of miracles, are they?

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