Parallel Verses

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].

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 [remarkable] grace of God which was given to me [to prepare me for my task], like a skillful master builder I laid a foundation, and now another is building on it. But each one must be careful how he builds on 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 workers; you are God's field, God's building. 10 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]. 11 For no one is able to lay another foundation than the one which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.



Cross References

Romans 12:3

For by the grace given to me I say to everyone who is among you not to think more highly of yourself than what one ought to think, but to think {sensibly}, as God has apportioned a measure of faith to each one.

Romans 15:20

And so, having as my ambition to proclaim the gospel where Christ has not been named, in order that I will not build on the foundation belonging to someone else,

1 Corinthians 3:11

For no one is able to lay another foundation than the one which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 4:11

If anyone speaks, [let it be] as the oracles of God; if anyone serves, [let it be] as by the strength that God provides, so that in all [things] God will be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom is the glory and the power {forever and ever}. Amen.

Revelation 21:14

And the wall of the city has twelve foundations, and on them [are] twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

1 Kings 3:9-11

Give to your servant a listening heart to judge your people, to discern between good and bad, because who is able to judge this, your difficult people?"

2 Chronicles 2:12

Then Huram said, "Blessed be Yahweh, the God of Israel, who has made the heavens and the earth, who has given to King David a wise son knowing discretion and understanding, who will build for Yahweh a house and a royal palace for himself.

Ecclesiastes 12:9

The Teacher was full of wisdom, and he taught the people with knowledge. He carefully considered many proverbs and carefully arranged them.

Daniel 12:3

But the [ones] having insight will shine like the brightness of the expanse, and [the ones] providing justice [for] the many [will be] like the stars {forever and ever}.

Zechariah 4:9

"The hands of Zerubbabel have founded this house, and his hands will finish it. And you will know that Yahweh of hosts has sent me to you.

Matthew 7:24

"Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.

Matthew 24:45

"Who then is the faithful and wise slave whom the master has put in charge of his household slaves to give them their food at the right time?

Luke 11:35

Therefore pay careful attention [that] the light in you is not darkness!

Luke 21:8

And he said, Watch out that you are not deceived! For many will come in my name, saying, 'I am [he],' and 'The time is near!' Do not go after them!

Acts 18:27

And [when] he wanted to cross over to Achaia, the brothers encouraged [him] [and] wrote to the disciples to welcome him. [When he] arrived, {he} assisted greatly those who had believed through grace.

Romans 1:5

through whom we have received grace and apostleship for the obedience of faith among all the Gentiles on behalf of his name,

Romans 15:15

But I have written to you more boldly on [some] points, so as to remind you [again] because of the grace that has been given to me by God,

1 Corinthians 3:5-6

Therefore, what is Apollos and what is Paul? Servants through whom you believed, and to each as the Lord gave.

1 Corinthians 9:2

If to others I am not an apostle, yet indeed I am to you, for you are my seal of apostleship in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 15:10-12

But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me has not been in vain, but I labored even more than all of them, and not I, but the grace of God with me.

2 Corinthians 10:15

not boasting {beyond limits} in the labors of others, but having hope [that as] your faith is growing to be enlarged greatly by you according to our assignment,

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For such people [are] false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.

Ephesians 2:20

built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone,

Ephesians 3:2-8

--if indeed you have heard [about] the stewardship of God's grace given to me for you.

Colossians 1:29

for which [purpose] also I labor, striving according to his working which is at work powerfully in me.

Colossians 4:17

And tell Archippus, "Direct your attention to the ministry that you received in the Lord, in order that you may complete it."

1 Timothy 1:11-14

according to the glorious gospel of the blessed God that I was entrusted with.

1 Timothy 4:16

Fix [your] attention on yourself and on your teaching. Continue in them, for [by] doing this you will save both yourself and those who hear you.

2 Timothy 2:15

Make every effort to present yourself approved to God, a worker having no need to be ashamed, guiding the word of truth along a straight path.

James 3:1

Not many should become teachers, my brothers, [because you] know that we will receive a greater judgment.

2 Peter 2:1-3

But there were also false prophets among the people, as there will be false teachers among you also, who will bring in {destructive heresies}, even denying the Master who bought them, [thus] bringing on themselves swift destruction.

Revelation 21:19

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

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