Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For who has known the mind of Lord that he will stand with him? But we have the mind of Christ.

New American Standard Bible

For who has known the mind of the Lord, that he will instruct Him? But we have the mind of Christ.

King James Version

For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.

Holman Bible

For

who has known the Lord’s mind,
that he may instruct Him?


But we have the mind of Christ.

International Standard Version

For "Who has known the mind of the Lord so that he can advise him?" However, we have the mind of the Messiah.

American Standard Version

For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he should instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.

Amplified

For who has known the mind and purposes of the Lord, so as to instruct Him? But we have the mind of Christ [to be guided by His thoughts and purposes].

An Understandable Version

[Isa. 40:13 says], "For who knows [what is in] the Lord's mind? And who is capable of instructing Him? But we have the mind of Christ. [Note: The "we" may refer to the apostles, who had the gift of inspiration (See verse 12), or to all Christians who have spiritual discernment].

Anderson New Testament

For who has known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.

Bible in Basic English

For who has knowledge of the mind of the Lord, so as to be his teacher? But we have the mind of Christ.

Common New Testament

"For who has known the mind of the Lord that he may instruct him?" But we have the mind of Christ.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for how can he, that does not know the mind of the Lord, instruct another? but as for us, we are acquainted with the mind of the Lord.

Darby Translation

For who has known the mind of the Lord, who shall instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.

Godbey New Testament

For who knows the mind of the Lord, who shall give him counsel? But we have the mind of Christ.

Goodspeed New Testament

For who has ever known the Lord's thoughts, so that he can instruct him? But we share the thoughts of Christ.

John Wesley New Testament

For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.

Julia Smith Translation

For who knew the mind of the Lord, who shall instruct him And we have the mind of Christ.

King James 2000

For who has known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"For who has known the mind of the Lord; who has advised him?" But we have the mind of Christ.

Modern King James verseion

For who has known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct Him? But we have the mind of Christ.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"For who knoweth the mind of the Lord, other who shall inform him?" But we understand the mind of Christ.

Moffatt New Testament

For who ever understood the thoughts of the Lord, so as to give him instruction? No one. Well, our thoughts are Christ's thoughts.

Montgomery New Testament

For what man understands the mind of the Lord, that he should instruct Him?

NET Bible

For who has known the mind of the Lord, so as to advise him? But we have the mind of Christ.

New Heart English Bible

For "who has known the mind of the Lord, that he should instruct him?" But we have the mind of Christ.

Noyes New Testament

For "who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him?" But we have the mind of Christ.

Sawyer New Testament

For who has known the mind of the Lord, who shall instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.

The Emphasized Bible

For who hath come to know the mind of the Lord, that shall instruct him? But, we, have, the mind of Christ.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For who hath known the mind of the Lord? who will instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For 'who has so comprehended the mind of the Lord as to be able to instruct him?' We, however, have the very mind of Christ.

Webster

For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.

Weymouth New Testament

For who has penetrated the mind of the Lord, and will instruct Him? But *we* have the mind of Christ.

Williams New Testament

For who has ever known the Lord's thoughts, so that he can instruct Him? But we now possess Christ's thoughts.

World English Bible

"For who has known the mind of the Lord, that he should instruct him?" But we have Christ's mind.

Worrell New Testament

For who knew the mind of the Lord, that he should instruct Him? But we have the mind of Christ.

Worsley New Testament

For who hath known the mind of the Lord, to instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.

Youngs Literal Translation

for who did know the mind of the Lord that he shall instruct Him? and we -- we have the mind of Christ.

Interlinear

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

who
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

the mind
νοῦς 
Nous 
νοῦς 
Nous 
Usage: 24
Usage: 24

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

συμβιβάζω 
Sumbibazo 
Usage: 6

him

Usage: 0

But
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

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

References

Fausets

Images 1 Corinthians 2:16

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 2:16

Context Readings

The Wisdom Revealed By The Spirit

15 But truly the spiritual man evaluates all things, but he himself is evaluated by none. 16 For who has known the mind of Lord that he will stand with him? But we have the mind of Christ.


Cross References

John 15:15

I no longer call you bondmen, because the bondman does not know what his lord does. But I have called you friends, because all things that I heard from my Father, I made known to you.

Romans 11:34

For who has known the mind of Lord? Or who became his counselor?

Genesis 1:12

And the earth brought forth grass, herbs yielding seed according to their kind, and trees bearing fruit in which is the seed of it, according to their kind. And God saw that it was good.

Job 15:8

Have thou heard the secret counsel of God? And do thou limit wisdom to thyself?

Job 22:2

Can a man be profitable to God? Surely he who is wise is profitable to himself.

Job 22:2

Can a man be profitable to God? Surely he who is wise is profitable to himself.

Isaiah 40:13-14

Who has {has known the mind (LXX/NT)} of LORD, or being his counselor has taught him?

Jeremiah 23:18

For who has stood in the council of LORD, that he should perceive and hear his word? Who has marked my word, and heard it?

John 16:13-16

However when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. For he will not speak from himself, but as many things as he may hear, he will speak. And he will report to you the things that are coming.

John 17:6-8

I manifested thy name to the men whom thou gave me out of the world. They were thine, and thou gave them to me, and they have kept thy word.

Ephesians 3:3-4

that according to revelation he made known to me the mystery, as I wrote before in brief.

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