Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

According to the grace of God which has been given to me, as a wise architect, I have laid the foundation, but another builds upon it. But let each see how he builds upon it.

New American Standard Bible

According to the grace of God which was given to me, like a wise master builder I laid a foundation, and another is building on it. But each man must be careful how he builds on it.

King James Version

According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.

Holman Bible

According to God’s grace that was given to me, I have laid a foundation as a skilled master builder, and another builds on it. But each one must be careful how he builds on it.

International Standard Version

As an expert builder using the grace that God gave me, I laid the foundation, and someone else is building on it. But each person must be careful how he builds on it.

A Conservative Version

According to the grace of God that was given to me, as a wise master builder, I laid a foundation and another man is building on it. But let each man take heed how he is building on it.

American Standard Version

According to the grace of God which was given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder I laid a foundation; and another buildeth thereon. But let each man take heed how he buildeth thereon.

Amplified

According to the grace (the special endowment for my task) of God bestowed on me, like a skillful architect and master builder I laid [the] foundation, and now another [man] is building upon it. But let each [man] be careful how he builds upon it,

An Understandable Version

Using the unearned favor shown to me by God [Note: Paul here probably refers to his apostleship and its attending spiritual gifts], as an expert building contractor, I laid the foundation [i.e., in starting the Corinthian church], and someone else is building on it [i.e., Apollos. See verse 6].

Anderson New Testament

According to the grace of God that is given to me, as a wise master-builder, I have laid the foundation, and another builds on this. But let every one take heed how he builds on this.

Bible in Basic English

In the measure of the grace given to me, I, as a wise master-builder, have put the base in position, and another goes on building on it. But let every man take care what he puts on it.

Common New Testament

According to the grace of God which was given to me, like a wise master builder I laid a foundation, and another is building on it. But each man must be careful how he builds on it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

according to the free gift of God bestowed upon me, I, as a skilful architect, have laid the foundation, and another builds thereon. but let every man take heed how he builds thereupon.

Godbey New Testament

According to the grace of God which was given unto me, I as a wise architect, laid the foundation; and another builds on it. Let each one take heed how he builds.

Goodspeed New Testament

Like an expert builder, I laid a foundation, as God commissioned me to do, and now someone else is building upon it. But let everyone be careful how he does so.

John Wesley New Testament

According to the grace of God given to me, as a wise master-builder I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon; but let every one take heed how he buildeth thereon.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another builds upon it. But let each one see how the building is built.

Julia Smith Translation

According to the grace of God given to me, as a wise chief-architect, I have laid the foundation, and another builds upon. And let each see how he builds upon.

King James 2000

According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise master builder, I have laid the foundation, and another builds thereon. But let every man take heed how he builds thereupon.

Lexham Expanded Bible

According to the grace of God given to me, like a skilled master builder I laid a foundation, and another is building upon [it]. But each one must direct his attention to how he is building upon [it].

Modern King James verseion

According to the grace of God which is given to me, as a wise master builder, I have laid the foundation, and another builds on it. But let every man be careful how he builds on it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

According to the grace of God given unto me, as a wise builder have I laid the foundation; and another hath built thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth upon.

Moffatt New Testament

In virtue of my commission from God, I laid the foundation of the house like an expert master-builder. It remains for another to build on this foundation. Whoever he is, let him be careful how he builds.

Montgomery New Testament

According to the grace of God vouchsafed me, like a skillful master-builder, I have laid a foundation; but another will be building upon it. Let each take heed how he builds on it.

NET Bible

According to the grace of God given to me, like a skilled master-builder I laid a foundation, but someone else builds on it. And each one must be careful how he builds.

New Heart English Bible

According to the grace of God which was given to me, as a wise master builder I laid a foundation, and another builds on it. But let each man be careful how he builds on it.

Noyes New Testament

According to the grace of God bestowed on me, I, as a skilful masterbuilder, have laid the foundation; and another buildeth thereon; but let every one take heed, how he buildeth thereon.

Sawyer New Testament

According to the grace of God given me as a wise architect I have laid a foundation, and another builds on it. But let each one see how he builds on it.

The Emphasized Bible

According to the favour of God which hath been given unto me, as a wise master-builder, I laid a foundation, whereas, another, is building thereon; but, let each one, see, how he buildeth thereon;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

According to the grace of God given unto me, as a skilful architect, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every one take heed how he buildeth upon it.

Twentieth Century New Testament

In fulfillment of the charge which God had entrusted to me, I laid the foundation like a skillful master-builder; but another man is now building upon it. Let every one take care how he builds;

Webster

According to the grace of God which is given to me, as a wise master-builder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth upon it. But let every man take heed how he buildeth upon it.

Weymouth New Testament

In discharge of the task which God graciously entrusted to me, I--like a competent master-builder--have laid a foundation, and others are building upon it. But let every one be careful how and what he builds.

Williams New Testament

As a skilled architect, in accordance with God's unmerited favor given to me, I laid a foundation, and now another is building upon it. But every builder must be careful how he builds upon it;

World English Bible

According to the grace of God which was given to me, as a wise master builder I laid a foundation, and another builds on it. But let each man be careful how he builds on it.

Worrell New Testament

According to the grace of God which was given to me, as a wise master-builder, I laid a foundation; and another builds thereon. But let each one take heed how he builds thereon;

Worsley New Testament

According to the grace of God given to me, as a wise architect I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon: but let every one see to it how he buildeth thereon.

Youngs Literal Translation

According to the grace of God that was given to me, as a wise master-builder, a foundation I have laid, and another doth build on it,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

the grace
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151


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

is given
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

unto me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

a wise
σοφός 
Sophos 
Usage: 19

ἀρχιτέκτων 
Architekton 
Usage: 1

τίθημι 
Tithemi 
Usage: 71

θεμέλιος 
themelios 
Usage: 13

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

ἄλλος 
Allos 
Usage: 119

ἐποικοδομέω 
Epoikodomeo 
Usage: 8

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

let
βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

ἕκαστος 
hekastos 
Usage: 73

βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

how
πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 3:10

References

Images 1 Corinthians 3:10

Context Readings

Divisiveness And Immaturity

9 For we are God's fellow-workmen; ye are God's husbandry, God's building. 10 According to the grace of God which has been given to me, as a wise architect, I have laid the foundation, but another builds upon it. But let each see how he builds upon it. 11 For other foundation can no man lay besides that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.



Cross References

Romans 12:3

For I say, through the grace which has been given to me, to every one that is among you, not to have high thoughts above what he should think; but to think so as to be wise, as God has dealt to each a measure of faith.

Romans 15:20

and so aiming to announce the glad tidings, not where Christ has been named, that I might not build upon another's foundation;

1 Corinthians 3:11

For other foundation can no man lay besides that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 4:11

If any one speak as oracles of God; if any one minister as of strength which God supplies; that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom is the glory and the might for the ages of ages. Amen.

Revelation 21:14

And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

1 Kings 3:9-11

Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, to discern between good and bad; for who is able to judge this thy numerous people?

2 Chronicles 2:12

And Huram said, Blessed be Jehovah the God of Israel, that made the heavens and the earth, who has given to David the king a wise son, endued with prudence and understanding, who will build a house for Jehovah and a house for his kingdom.

Ecclesiastes 12:9

And moreover, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; and he pondered, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

Daniel 12:3

And they that are wise shall shine as the brightness of the expanse; and they that turn the many to righteousness as the stars, for ever and ever.

Zechariah 4:9

The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundation of this house; and his hands shall finish it: and thou shalt know that Jehovah of hosts hath sent me unto you.

Matthew 7:24

Whoever therefore hears these my words and does them, I will liken him to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;

Matthew 24:45

Who then is the faithful and prudent bondman whom his lord has set over his household, to give them food in season?

Luke 11:35

See therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness.

Luke 21:8

And he said, See that ye be not led astray, for many shall come in my name, saying, I am he, and the time is drawn nigh: go ye not therefore after them.

Acts 18:27

And when he purposed to go into Achaia, the brethren wrote to the disciples engaging them to receive him, who, being come, contributed much to those who believed through grace.

Romans 1:5

by whom we have received grace and apostleship in behalf of his name, for obedience of faith among all the nations,

Romans 15:15

But I have written to you the more boldly, brethren, in part, as putting you in mind, because of the grace given to me by God,

1 Corinthians 3:5-6

Who then is Apollos, and who Paul? Ministering servants, through whom ye have believed, and as the Lord has given to each.

1 Corinthians 9:2

If I am not an apostle to others, yet at any rate I am to you: for the seal of mine apostleship are ye in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 15:10-12

But by God's grace I am what I am; and his grace, which was towards me, has not been vain; but I have laboured more abundantly than they all, but not I, but the grace of God which was with me.

2 Corinthians 10:15

not boasting out of measure in other people's labours, but having hope, your faith increasing, to be enlarged amongst you, according to our rule, yet more abundantly

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ.

Ephesians 2:20

being built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the corner-stone,

Ephesians 3:2-8

(if indeed ye have heard of the administration of the grace of God which has been given to me towards you,

Colossians 1:29

Whereunto also I toil, combating according to his working, which works in me in power.

Colossians 4:17

And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which thou hast received in the Lord, to the end that thou fulfil it.

1 Timothy 1:11-14

according to the glad tidings of the glory of the blessed God, with which I have been entrusted.

1 Timothy 4:16

Give heed to thyself and to the teaching; continue in them; for, doing this, thou shalt save both thyself and those that hear thee.

2 Timothy 2:15

Strive diligently to present thyself approved to God, a workman that has not to be ashamed, cutting in a straight line the word of truth.

James 3:1

Be not many teachers, my brethren, knowing that we shall receive greater judgment.

2 Peter 2:1-3

But there were false prophets also among the people, as there shall be also among you false teachers, who shall bring in by the bye destructive heresies, and deny the master that bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction;

Revelation 21:19

the foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with every precious stone: the first foundation, jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

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