Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

But we speak wisdom among the fully developed, but not a wisdom of this age, nor of the rulers of this age who come to nothing.

New American Standard Bible

Yet we do speak wisdom among those who are mature; a wisdom, however, not of this age nor of the rulers of this age, who are passing away;

King James Version

Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:

Holman Bible

However, we do speak a wisdom among the mature, but not a wisdom of this age, or of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing.

International Standard Version

However, when we are among mature people, we do speak a message of wisdom, but not the wisdom of this world or of the rulers of this world, who are passing off the scene.

American Standard Version

We speak wisdom, however, among them that are fullgrown: yet a wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who are coming to nought:

Amplified

Yet we do speak wisdom among those spiritually mature [believers who have teachable hearts and a greater understanding]; but [it is a higher] wisdom not [the wisdom] of this present age nor of the rulers and leaders of this age, who are passing away;

An Understandable Version

However, we speak [divine] wisdom among people who are [spiritually] mature, yet it is not a wisdom of this current age, nor of [its] current rulers, who are coming to nothing.

Anderson New Testament

Yet we speak wisdom among the perfect; but not the wisdom of this age, nor of the rulers of this age, who are brought to nought:

Bible in Basic English

But still we have wisdom for those who are complete in knowledge, though not the wisdom of this world, and not of the rulers of this world, who are coming to nothing:

Common New Testament

Yet we do speak a wisdom among the mature, a wisdom, however, not of this age nor of the rulers of this age, who are passing away.

Daniel Mace New Testament

However, what we preach is wisdom, to those who are thoroughly instructed: yet not the wisdom of this age, nor of the rulers of this age, who will soon come to nothing.

Darby Translation

But we speak wisdom among the perfect; but wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who come to nought.

Godbey New Testament

But we speak wisdom among the perfect: not the wisdom of this age, nor of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nought:

Goodspeed New Testament

Yet there is a wisdom that we impart when we are with people who have a mature faith, but it is not what this world calls wisdom, nor what the authorities of this world, doomed as they are to pass away, would call so.

John Wesley New Testament

Yet we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: but not the wisdom of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, that come to nought: But we speak the hidden wisdom of God in a mystery,

Julia Smith Translation

But we speak wisdom among the perfected: and the wisdom not of this life, nor of the rulers of this life, they being left unemployed:

King James 2000

But we speak wisdom among them that are mature: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nothing:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now we do speak wisdom among the mature, but wisdom not of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are perishing,

Modern King James verseion

But, we speak wisdom among those who are perfect; yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, that come to nothing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That we speak of is wisdom among them that are perfect - not the wisdom of this world, neither of the rulers of this world, which goeth to nought -

Moffatt New Testament

We do discuss 'wisdom' with those who are mature; only it is not the wisdom of this world or of the dethroned Powers who rule this world,

Montgomery New Testament

Notwithstanding, among those who are mature I do teach philosophy; though not the philosophy of the present age, nor of its rulers who are coming to nought.

NET Bible

Now we do speak wisdom among the mature, but not a wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are perishing.

New Heart English Bible

We speak wisdom, however, among those who are mature, but a wisdom not of this age or of the rulers of this age, who will pass away.

Noyes New Testament

But we do speak wisdom among the perfect; not, however, the wisdom of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who are coming to nought;

Sawyer New Testament

But we speak wisdom among the perfect, but not the wisdom of this life, nor of the rulers of this life, who are destroyed;

The Emphasized Bible

Wisdom, however, we do speak, among the full-grown, - wisdom, indeed, not of this age, nor of the rulers of this age, who are to come to nought;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But we speak wisdom among the perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who are destroying themselves:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Yet there is a philosophy that we teach to those whose faith is matured, but it is not the philosophy of to-day, nor that of the leaders of to-day-men whose downfall is at hand.

Webster

However, we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to naught:

Weymouth New Testament

Yet when we are among mature believers we do speak words of wisdom; a wisdom not belonging, however, to the present age nor to the leaders of the present age who are soon to pass away.

Williams New Testament

Yet, when among mature believers we do set forth a wisdom, but a wisdom that does not belong to this world or to the leaders of this world who are passing away;

World English Bible

We speak wisdom, however, among those who are full grown; yet a wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who are coming to nothing.

Worrell New Testament

But we speak wisdom among the perfect; yet a wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who are coming to nought;

Worsley New Testament

Yet we speak true wisdom among the perfect: though not the wisdom of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who come to nought.

Youngs Literal Translation

And wisdom we speak among the perfect, and wisdom not of this age, nor of the rulers of this age -- of those becoming useless,

Interlinear

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

we speak
λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

σοφία 
Sophia 
Usage: 45

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


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

τέλειος 
Teleios 
Usage: 16

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

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

the wisdom
σοφία 
Sophia 
Usage: 45

of this
τούτου 
Toutou 
τούτου 
Toutou 
Usage: 53
Usage: 53

αἰών 
Aion 
αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101
Usage: 101

nor
οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither, nor, not, no not, not so much as, then not, not tr,
Usage: 83

of the princes
ἄρχων 
Archon 
Usage: 32


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

Images 1 Corinthians 2:6

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 2:6

Context Readings

The Wisdom Revealed By The Spirit

5 so that your faith would not be in wisdom of men, but in the power of God. 6 But we speak wisdom among the fully developed, but not a wisdom of this age, nor of the rulers of this age who come to nothing. 7 But we speak a wisdom of God in a hidden mystery, which God predestined before the ages for our glory,


Cross References

1 Corinthians 1:28

And God chose the common things of the world, and the disdained things, and the things that are not, so that he might make useless the things that are,

Hebrews 5:14

But solid food is for mature men, those having their sensibilities trained through practice for the discernment of both good and evil.

James 3:15

This wisdom is not descending from above, but is earthly, world-soul, demonic.

Job 1:1

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job, and that man was perfect and upright, and one who feared God, and turned away from evil.

Job 12:19

He leads priests away stripped, and overthrows the mighty.

Job 12:21

He pours contempt upon rulers, and weakens the strength of the strong.

Psalm 2:1-6

Why do the nations rage, and the peoples meditate vain {things (LXX/NT)}?

Psalm 33:10

LORD brings the counsel of the nations to naught. He makes the thoughts of the peoples to be of no effect.

Psalm 37:37

Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright, for there is a [happy] end to the man of peace.

Isaiah 19:11-13

The rulers of Zoan are utterly foolish. The counsel of the wisest counselors of Pharaoh has become brutish. How will ye say to Pharaoh, I am the son of wise men, the son of ancient kings?

Isaiah 40:23

who brings rulers to nothing, who makes the judges of the earth as vanity.

Matthew 5:48

Ye therefore shall be perfect, even as your Father in the heavens is perfect.

Matthew 13:22

And that which was sown in the thorns, this is he who hears the word, and the care of this age, and the deceitfulness of wealth, choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.

Matthew 19:21

Jesus said to him, If thou want to be perfect, go, sell the things being possessed by thee, and give to the poor, and thou will have treasure in heaven. And come, follow me.

Luke 16:8

And his lord commended the unrighteous manager because he did shrewdly. Because the sons of this age are shrewder in their own generation than the sons of the light.

Acts 4:25-28

He who said through the mouth of thy boy David, Why do the nations rage, and the peoples meditate vain things?

1 Corinthians 1:18-20

For the message of the cross is of course, foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is a power of God.

1 Corinthians 2:1

And I, brothers, when I came to you, came not in eminence of speech or of wisdom proclaiming the testimony of God to you.

1 Corinthians 2:8

which none of the rulers of this age know. For if they knew, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

1 Corinthians 2:13

Which things also we speak, not in things learned from mankind, in words of wisdom, but in things learned from Spirit, comparing spiritual things with spiritual things.

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brothers, become not children in your thoughts. Instead be childlike in wickedness, but in your thoughts become mature.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our pride is this (the testimony from our conscience), that we behave in the world in the simplicity and purity of God, not by fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, and especially toward you.

2 Corinthians 4:4

in whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, in order for the light of the good-news of the glory of the Christ (who is a likeness of God) not to shine forth to them.

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally brothers, farewell. Be thoroughly prepared, be encouraged, think the same way, live in peace, and the God of love and peace will be with you.

Ephesians 2:2

in which ye once walked according to the era of this world, according to the ruler of the power of the air, the spirit that now works in the sons of disobedience.

Ephesians 4:11-13

And indeed he gave the apostles, and the prophets, and the evangelists, and the shepherds and teachers

Philippians 3:12-15

Not that I have already obtained or have already been fully perfected, but I press forward, if also I might seize upon that for which also I was seized by Christ Jesus.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, the bondman of Christ from you, salutes you, always striving for you in prayers, so that ye may stand perfect and made full in all the will of God.

James 3:2

For we all stumble in many things. If any man does not stumble in word, this is a perfect man, able also to bridle the whole body.

1 Peter 5:10

And may the God of all grace who called you to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus (after suffering a little while) himself thoroughly prepare you. He will establish, strengthen, and provide a foundation.

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