Parallel Verses

Amplified

Now we have not received the spirit [that belongs to] the world, but the [Holy] Spirit Who is from God, [given to us] that we might realize and comprehend and appreciate the gifts [of divine favor and blessing so freely and lavishly] bestowed on us by God.

New American Standard Bible

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,

King James Version

Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.

Holman Bible

Now we have not received the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who comes from God, so that we may understand what has been freely given to us by God.

International Standard Version

Now, we have not received the spirit of the world but the Spirit who comes from God, so that we can understand the things that were freely given to us by God.

A Conservative Version

But we did not receive the spirit of the world, but the spirit from God, so that we might know the things graciously given to us by God.

American Standard Version

But we received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is from God; that we might know the things that were freely given to us of God.

An Understandable Version

But we [apostles] did not receive the spirit of the world [i.e., human wisdom. See verse 6], but the Holy Spirit from God, so that we could understand what was freely given to us from God [i.e., the gift of inspiration. See verses 9-10].

Anderson New Testament

And we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is from God, that we may know the things that are freely given to us by God:

Bible in Basic English

But we have not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which comes from God, so that we may have knowledge of the things which are freely given to us by God.

Common New Testament

Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we may understand the things freely given to us by God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

now the spirit which we have received, is not the spirit of this world, but that which comes from God; that we might know what he has graciously bestowed upon us.

Darby Translation

But we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is of God, that we may know the things which have been freely given to us of God:

Godbey New Testament

But we have not received the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God; in order that we may know the things which have been graciously given unto us from God.

Goodspeed New Testament

But the Spirit we have received is not that of the world, but the Spirit that comes from God, which we have to make us realize the blessings God has given us.

John Wesley New Testament

Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is of God, that we may know the things which are freely given to us of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now we have not received the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is of God, that we might know the things that God has given us.

Julia Smith Translation

And we have not received the spirit of the world, but the spirit from God; that we might know things bestowed upon us as a gift by God.

King James 2000

Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who [is] from God, in order that we may know the things freely given to us by God,

Modern King James verseion

But we have not received the spirit of the world, but the Spirit from God, so that we might know the things that are freely given to us by God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And we have not received the spirit of the world: but the spirit which cometh of God, for to know the things that are given to us of God,

Moffatt New Testament

Now we have received the Spirit ??not the spirit of the world but the Spirit that comes from God, that we may understand what God bestows upon us.

Montgomery New Testament

But we have not received the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which comes forth from God, that we may realize the blessings freely given us by God.

NET Bible

Now we have not received the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, so that we may know the things that are freely given to us by God.

New Heart English Bible

But we received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is from God, that we might know the things that were freely given to us by God.

Noyes New Testament

But we did not receive the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is from God, that we might know the things that have been given to us by the grace of God;

Sawyer New Testament

And we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is of God, that we may know the things given us by God,

The Emphasized Bible

But, as for us, - not the spirit of the world, have we received, but the Spirit which is of God, - that we might know the things which, by God, have been given in favour unto us: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now we have not received the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is from God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And as for us, it is not the Spirit of the World that we have received, but the Spirit that comes from God, that we may realize the blessings given to us by him.

Webster

Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is from God; that we may know the things that are freely given to us by God.

Weymouth New Testament

But we have not received the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which comes forth from God, that we may know the blessings that have been so freely given to us by God.

Williams New Testament

Now we have not received the spirit that belongs to the world but the Spirit that comes from God, that we may get an insight into the blessings God has graciously given us.

World English Bible

But we received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is from God, that we might know the things that were freely given to us by God.

Worrell New Testament

And we received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit Who is of God; that we may know the things freely given us by God.

Worsley New Testament

Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit of God; that we might know the things that are graciously bestowed upon us by God:

Youngs Literal Translation

And we the spirit of the world did not receive, but the Spirit that is of God, that we may know the things conferred by God on us,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

we
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we, us, we ourselves
Usage: 120

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

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

the spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334
Usage: 334

of the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

which is

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

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
ὑπό 
Hupo 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
of, by, under, with, in, not tr,
Usage: 709
Usage: 188

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

we might know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

the things that

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

χαρίζομαι 
Charizomai 
Usage: 21

to us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
us, we, our, for us
Usage: 160

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 2:12

Images 1 Corinthians 2:12

Context Readings

The Wisdom Revealed By The Spirit

11 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. 12 Now we have not received the spirit [that belongs to] the world, but the [Holy] Spirit Who is from God, [given to us] that we might realize and comprehend and appreciate the gifts [of divine favor and blessing so freely and lavishly] bestowed on us by God. 13 And we are setting these truths forth in words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the [Holy] Spirit, combining and interpreting spiritual truths with spiritual language [to those who possess the Holy Spirit].


Cross References

Romans 8:5-6

For those who are according to the flesh and are controlled by its unholy desires set their minds on and pursue those things which gratify the flesh, but those who are according to the Spirit and are controlled by the desires of the Spirit set their minds on and seek those things which gratify the [Holy] Spirit.

Romans 8:15-16

For [the Spirit which] you have now received [is] not a spirit of slavery to put you once more in bondage to fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption [the Spirit producing sonship] in [the bliss of] which we cry, Abba (Father)! Father!

1 Corinthians 2:6

Yet when we are among the full-grown (spiritually mature Christians who are ripe in understanding), we do impart a [higher] wisdom (the knowledge of the divine plan previously hidden); but it is indeed not a wisdom of this present age or of this world nor of the leaders and rulers of this age, who are being brought to nothing and are doomed to pass away.

1 Corinthians 3:22

Whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas (Peter), or the universe or life or death, or the immediate and threatening present or the [subsequent and uncertain] future -- "all are yours,

2 Corinthians 4:4

For the god of this world has blinded the unbelievers' minds [that they should not discern the truth], preventing them from seeing the illuminating light of the Gospel of the glory of Christ (the Messiah), Who is the Image and Likeness of God.

Ephesians 2:2

In which at one time you walked [habitually]. You were following the course and fashion of this world [were under the sway of the tendency of this present age], following the prince of the power of the air. [You were obedient to and under the control of] the [demon] spirit that still constantly works in the sons of disobedience [the careless, the rebellious, and the unbelieving, who go against the purposes of God].

James 4:5

Or do you suppose that the Scripture is speaking to no purpose that says, The Spirit Whom He has caused to dwell in us yearns over us and He yearns for the Spirit [to be welcome] with a jealous love?

1 John 2:20

But you have been anointed by [you hold a sacred appointment from, you have been given an unction from] the Holy One, and you all know [the Truth] or you know all things.

1 John 2:27

But as for you, the anointing (the sacred appointment, the unction) which you received from Him abides [ permanently] in you; [so] then you have no need that anyone should instruct you. But just as His anointing teaches you concerning everything and is true and is no falsehood, so you must abide in (live in, never depart from) Him [being rooted in Him, knit to Him], just as [His anointing] has taught you [to do].

1 John 4:4-5

Little children, you are of God [you belong to Him] and have [already] defeated and overcome them [the agents of the antichrist], because He Who lives in you is greater (mightier) than he who is in the world.

1 John 5:19-20

We know [positively] that we are of God, and the whole world [around us] is under the power of the evil one.

Revelation 12:9

And the huge dragon was cast down and out -- "that age-old serpent, who is called the Devil and Satan, he who is the seducer (deceiver) of all humanity the world over; he was forced out and down to the earth, and his angels were flung out along with him.

Revelation 22:6

And he [of the seven angels further] said to me, These statements are reliable (worthy of confidence) and genuine (true). And the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent His messenger (angel) to make known and exhibit to His servants what must soon come to pass.

John 16:14-15

He will honor and glorify Me, because He will take of (receive, draw upon) what is Mine and will reveal (declare, disclose, transmit) it to you.

Romans 8:1

Therefore, [there is] now no condemnation (no adjudging guilty of wrong) for those who are in Christ Jesus, who live [and] walk not after the dictates of the flesh, but after the dictates of the Spirit.

Romans 8:32

He who did not withhold or spare [even] His own Son but gave Him up for us all, will He not also with Him freely and graciously give us all [other] things?

1 Corinthians 1:27

[No] for God selected (deliberately chose) what in the world is foolish to put the wise to shame, and what the world calls weak to put the strong to shame.

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