Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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;

Verse Picture

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 Instead, we speak about God's wisdom in a hidden secret, which God destined before the world began for our glory. 8 None of the rulers of this world understood it, because if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. 9 But as it is written, "No eye has seen, no ear has heard, and no mind has imagined the things that God has prepared for those who love him."


Cross References

Acts 7:2

Stephen replied: "Listen, brothers and fathers!

James 2:1

My brothers, do not let your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be tainted by favoritism.

Psalm 24:7-10

Lift up your heads, gates! Be lifted up, ancient doors, so the King of Glory may come in.

Acts 13:27

For the people who live in Jerusalem and their leaders, not knowing who Jesus was, condemned him and so fulfilled the words of the prophets that are read every Sabbath.

1 Corinthians 2:6

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.

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from wise and intelligent people and have revealed them to infants.

Luke 23:34

Jesus kept saying, "Father, forgive them, because they don't know what they're doing." Then they divided his clothes among them by throwing dice.

John 3:19-21

And this is the basis for judgment: The light has come into the world, but people loved the darkness more than the light because their actions were evil.

John 7:48

None of the authorities or Pharisees has believed in him, have they?

John 8:19

Then they asked him, "Where is this Father of yours?"

John 9:39-41

Then Jesus said, "I have come into this world to judge it, so that those who are blind may see and so that those who see may become blind."

John 12:40-43

"He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, so that they might not perceive with their eyes, and understand with their mind and turn, and I would heal them."

John 15:22-25

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

John 16:3

They'll do this because they haven't known the Father or me.

Acts 3:16-17

It is his name that is, by faith in his name that has healed this man whom you see and know. Yes, the faith that comes through Jesus has given him this perfect health in the presence of all of you.

1 Corinthians 1:26-28

Brothers, think about your own calling. Not many of you were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth.

2 Corinthians 3:14

However, their minds were hardened, for to this day the same veil is still there when they read the old covenant. Only in union with the Messiah is that veil removed.

1 Timothy 1:13

In the past I was a blasphemer, a persecutor, and a violent man. But I received mercy because I acted ignorantly in my unbelief,

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