Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For who among men knows the thoughts of a man except the spirit of the man which is in him? Even so the thoughts of God no one knows except the Spirit of God.

King James Version

For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God.

Holman Bible

For who among men knows the concerns of a man except the spirit of the man that is in him? In the same way, no one knows the concerns of God except the Spirit of God.

International Standard Version

Is there anyone who can understand his own thoughts except his own inner spirit? In the same way, no one can know the thoughts of God except God's Spirit.

A Conservative Version

For what man knows the things of the man, except the spirit of the man in him? And so nobody knows the things of God except the Spirit of God.

American Standard Version

For who among men knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of the man, which is in him? even so the things of God none knoweth, save the Spirit of God.

Amplified

For what person perceives (knows and understands) what passes through a man's thoughts except the man's own spirit within him? Just so no one discerns (comes to know and comprehend) the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.

An Understandable Version

For what person knows the thoughts of a man except that man's [own] spirit which is in him? In the same way, no one knows the thoughts of God except God's Holy Spirit.

Anderson New Testament

For what man knows the things of man, but the spirit of man which is in him? Even so, the things of God no one knows, but the Spirit of God.

Bible in Basic English

For who has knowledge of the things of a man but the spirit of the man which is in him? in the same way, no one has knowledge of the things of God but the Spirit of God.

Common New Testament

For who among men knows the thoughts of a man except the man's spirit which is in him? Even so no one knows the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for who knows the thoughts of a man, but the spirit of man which is in him? even so the thoughts of God no one can know, but the spirit of God.

Darby Translation

For who of men hath known the things of a man except the spirit of the man which is in him? thus also the things of God knows no one except the Spirit of God.

Godbey New Testament

For who of men knows the things of man, except the spirit of the man which is in him? so indeed no one knows the things of God, except the Spirit of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

For what human being can understand a man's thoughts except the man's own spirit within him? Just so no one understands the thoughts of God but the spirit of God.

John Wesley New Testament

For what man knoweth the things of a man, but the spirit of a man which is in him? So the things of God also knoweth no one, but the Spirit of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For who among men knows the things of man, except the spirit of man which is in him? Even so no one has known the things of God, but the Spirit of God.

Julia Smith Translation

For who of men knows the things of men except the spirit of man in him? so also the things of God no one knows, except the Spirit of God.

King James 2000

For what man knows the things of a man, except the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knows no man, but the Spirit of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For who among men knows the things of a man, except the spirit of the man that [is] in him? Thus also no one knows the things of God except the Spirit of God.

Modern King James verseion

For who among men knows the things of a man except the spirit of man within him? So also no one knows the things of God except the Spirit of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For what man knoweth the things of a man: save the spirit of a man which is within him? Even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the spirit of God.

Moffatt New Testament

What human being can understand the thoughts of a man, except the man's own inner spirit? So too no one understands the thoughts of God, except the Spirit of God.

Montgomery New Testament

For what man knows the depths of man except the man's own inner Spirit? Even so, also, the Spirit of God knows the deeps profound of God.

NET Bible

For who among men knows the things of a man except the man's spirit within him? So too, no one knows the things of God except the Spirit of God.

New Heart English Bible

For who among men knows the things of a man except the spirit of the man which is in him? So also, no one knows the things of God except the Spirit of God.

Noyes New Testament

For who among men knoweth the things of a man, but the spirit of the man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no one but the Spirit of God.

Sawyer New Testament

For who knows the [things] of man, except the spirit of man which is in him? So also no one knows the [things] of God except the Spirit of God.

The Emphasized Bible

For who of men knoweth the things of a man, - save the spirit of the man that is in him? thus, even the things of God, hath no one come to know, save the Spirit of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For who among men knoweth the things of man, save the spirit of man which is in him? so also the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For what man is there who knows what a man is, except the man's own spirit within him? So, also, no one comprehends what God is, except the Spirit of God.

Webster

For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God.

Weymouth New Testament

For, among human beings, who knows a man's inner thoughts except the man's own spirit within him? In the same way, also, only God's Spirit is acquainted with God's inner thoughts.

Williams New Testament

For what man can understand his own inner thoughts except by his own spirit within him? Just so no one but the Spirit of God can understand the thoughts of God.

World English Bible

For who among men knows the things of a man, except the spirit of the man, which is in him? Even so, no one knows the things of God, except God's Spirit.

Worrell New Testament

For who of men knows the things of a man, except the spirit of the man that is in him? even so the things of God no one has known, except the Spirit of God.

Worsley New Testament

For who among men knoweth the things of a man, but the spirit of a man which is in him? so also the things of God no one knoweth, but the Spirit of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

for who of men hath known the things of the man, except the spirit of the man that is in him? so also the things of God no one hath known, except the Spirit of God.

Interlinear

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

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

εἴδω 
Eido 
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519
Usage: 519

the things



which, who, the things, the son,
which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

of a man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

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

the spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

of man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

which is

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128


Usage: 0


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

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

no man
οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

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

the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

Context Readings

The Wisdom Revealed By The Spirit

10 For to us God revealed them through the Spirit; for the Spirit searches all things, even the depths of God. 11 For who among men knows the thoughts of a man except the spirit of the man which is in him? Even so the thoughts of God no one knows except the Spirit of God. 12 Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, so that we may know the things freely given to us by God,


Cross References

Proverbs 20:27

The spirit of man is the lamp of the LORD, Searching all the innermost parts of his being.

Jeremiah 17:9

"The heart is more deceitful than all else And is desperately sick; Who can understand it?

Proverbs 14:10

The heart knows its own bitterness, And a stranger does not share its joy.

Proverbs 20:5

A plan in the heart of a man is like deep water, But a man of understanding draws it out.

Romans 11:33-34

Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and unfathomable His ways!

1 Corinthians 2:10

For to us God revealed them through the Spirit; for the Spirit searches all things, even the depths of God.

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