Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

New American Standard Bible

the wisdom which none of the rulers of this age has understood; for if they had understood it they would not have crucified the Lord of glory;

King James Version

Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

Holman Bible

None of the rulers of this age knew this wisdom, for if they had known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

International Standard Version

None of the rulers of this world understood it, because if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

American Standard Version

which none of the rulers of this world hath known: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory:

Amplified

None of the rulers of this age recognized and understood this wisdom; for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory;

An Understandable Version

None of the rulers of this age knew about this [divine] wisdom, for if they had [known it], they would not have crucified the glorious Lord [i.e., Jesus].

Anderson New Testament

which none of the rulers of this age knew; for, had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of Glory.

Bible in Basic English

Of which not one of the rulers of this world had knowledge: for if they had, they would not have put the Lord of glory on the cross:

Common New Testament

None of the rulers of this age understood it; for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

Daniel Mace New Testament

which none of the rulers of this age understood: for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

Darby Translation

which none of the princes of this age knew, (for had they known, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory;)

Godbey New Testament

which no one of the princes of this age knew; for if they had known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

Goodspeed New Testament

It is a wisdom unknown to any of the authorities of this world, for otherwise they would never have crucified our glorious Lord.

John Wesley New Testament

Which none of the rulers of this world knew; for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

Julia Smith Translation

Which none of the rulers of this world knew: for if they had known, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

King James 2000

Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

Lexham Expanded Bible

which none of the rulers of this age knew. For if they had known [it], they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

Modern King James verseion

which none of the rulers of this world knew (for if they had known, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory).

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which wisdom none of the rulers of the world knew. For had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

Moffatt New Testament

None of the Powers of this world understands it (if they had, they would never have crucified the Lord of glory).

Montgomery New Testament

None of the rulers of the present age understands it, for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of Glory.

NET Bible

None of the rulers of this age understood it. If they had known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

New Heart English Bible

which none of the rulers of this age has understood. For had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

Noyes New Testament

which none of the rulers of this world comprehended; for had they comprehended it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory;

Sawyer New Testament

which none of the rulers of this life knew, for if they had known they would not have crucified the Lord of glory;

The Emphasized Bible

Which, none of the rulers of this age had come to know, for, had they known, not, in that case, the Lord of the glory, would they have crucified!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

which none of the rulers of this world have known: for if they had known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

Twentieth Century New Testament

This philosophy is not known to any of the leaders of to-day; for, had they known it, they would not have crucified our glorified Lord.

Webster

Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

Weymouth New Testament

a wisdom which not one of the leaders of the present age possesses, for if they had possessed it, they would never have crucified the Lord of glory.

Williams New Testament

Not one of this world's leaders understands it, for if they had, they would never have crucified our glorious Lord.

World English Bible

which none of the rulers of this world has known. For had they known it, they wouldn't have crucified the Lord of glory.

Worrell New Testament

which no one of the rulers of this age has known; for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory;

Worsley New Testament

which none of the rulers of this age knew; for if they had known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

Youngs Literal Translation

which no one of the rulers of this age did know, for if they had known, the Lord of the glory they would not have crucified;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

of the princes
ἄρχων 
Archon 
Usage: 32

of this
τούτου 
Toutou 
Usage: 53

αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

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

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

it, they would
σταυρόω 
Stauroo 
Usage: 43

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

σταυρόω 
Stauroo 
Usage: 43

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 2:8

Devotionals containing 1 Corinthians 2:8

References

Images 1 Corinthians 2:8

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 2:8

Context Readings

The Wisdom Revealed By The Spirit

7 But we speak a wisdom of God in a hidden mystery, which God predestined before the ages for our glory, 8 which none of the rulers of this age know. For if they knew, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. 9 But as it is written, What an eye has not seen, and an ear has not heard, and have not arisen in a heart of a man, are things that God prepared for those who love him.


Cross References

Acts 7:2

And he said, Men, brothers, and fathers, listen. The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran.

James 2:1

My brothers, ye should not have the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ of glory, in favoritism.

Psalm 24:7-10

Lift up your heads, O ye gates, and be ye lifted up, ye everlasting doors, and the King of glory will come in.

Acts 13:27

For those who dwell in Jerusalem, and their rulers, not having known this and the voices of the prophets being read at every Sabbath, they fulfilled, having condemned him.

1 Corinthians 2:6

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.

Matthew 11:25

Jesus having responded at that time, said, I extol thee, O Father, Lord of the heaven and the earth, because thou hid these things from the wise and intelligent, and revealed them to the childlike.

Luke 23:34

And Jesus said, Father, forgive them, for they know not what they are doing. And dividing his garments, they cast a lot.

John 3:19-21

And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light, for their deeds were evil.

John 7:48

Have any of the rulers believed in him, or of the Pharisees?

John 8:19

They said therefore to him, Where is thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye know neither me, nor my Father. If ye had known me, ye would have known my Father also.

John 9:39-41

And Jesus said, For judgment I came into this world, so that those not seeing might see, and those who see might become blind.

John 12:40-43

He has blinded their eyes, and has hardened their heart, so that they would not see with their eyes, and understand with their heart, and be turned, and I would heal them.

John 15:22-25

If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have had sin, but now they have no excuse for their sin.

John 16:3

And they will do these things, because they have not known the Father nor me.

Acts 3:16-17

And by faith in his name, this man whom ye see and know, his name has made strong. And faith through him has given him this complete soundness in the presence of you all.

1 Corinthians 1:26-28

For notice your calling, brothers, that not many are wise according to flesh, not many powerful, not many eminent.

2 Corinthians 3:14

But their minds were hardened, for to this day the same veil remains at the reading of the old testament, not being uncovered, which thing is abolished in Christ.

1 Timothy 1:13

the man who was formerly blasphemous, and a persecutor, and an aggressor. But I obtained mercy because I did it being ignorant in unbelief.

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