Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now if any man builds on the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw,

King James Version

Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;

Holman Bible

If anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay, or straw,

International Standard Version

Whether a person builds on this foundation with gold, silver, expensive stones, wood, hay, or straw,

A Conservative Version

And if any man builds upon this foundation, gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw,

American Standard Version

But if any man buildeth on the foundation gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay, stubble;

Amplified

But if anyone builds upon the Foundation, whether it be with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw,

An Understandable Version

But if anyone [i.e., a preacher or soul winner] builds on this foundation with gold, silver, expensive building stones, wood, grass, or straw,

Anderson New Testament

If any man builds on this foundation, gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble,

Bible in Basic English

But on the base a man may put gold, silver, stones of great price, wood, dry grass, cut stems;

Common New Testament

Now if any man builds on the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw,

Daniel Mace New Testament

now if upon this foundation somebody builds gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble: he that builds such work,

Darby Translation

Now if any one build upon this foundation, gold, silver, precious stones, wood, grass, straw,

Godbey New Testament

But if any one builds upon the foundation, gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;

Goodspeed New Testament

And whether one uses gold or silver or costly stone in building on the foundation, or wood or hay or straw,

John Wesley New Testament

wood, hay, stubble, Every one's work shall be made manifest;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now if anyone builds upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble,

Julia Smith Translation

And if any one build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, grass, stalks;

King James 2000

Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now if anyone builds upon the foundation [with] gold, silver, precious stones, wood, grass, straw,

Modern King James verseion

And if anyone builds on this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If any man build on this foundation, gold, silver, precious stones, timber, hay, or stubble:

Moffatt New Testament

On that foundation anyone may build gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, or straw,

Montgomery New Testament

On that foundation, if a man proceeds to build gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble, each man's work will be made manifest.

NET Bible

If anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, or straw,

New Heart English Bible

But if anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay, or stubble;

Noyes New Testament

But if any one build upon this foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble,

Sawyer New Testament

And if any man builds on this foundation, gold, silver, precious stones, wood, grass, reeds,

The Emphasized Bible

But, if anyone is building, upon the foundation - gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, timbers, hay, stubble;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Whatever is used by those who build upon this foundation, whether gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay, or straw,

Webster

Now if any man buildeth upon this foundation, gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;

Weymouth New Testament

And whether the building which any one is erecting on that foundation be of gold or silver or costly stones, of timber or hay or straw--

Williams New Testament

And whether one puts into the building on the foundation gold or silver or costly stones, or wood or hay or straw,

World English Bible

But if anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay, or stubble;

Worrell New Testament

And, if any one builds on the foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;

Worsley New Testament

silver, precious stones, or wood, hay, stubble;

Youngs Literal Translation

and if any one doth build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw --

Interlinear

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

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

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

ἐποικοδομέω 
Epoikodomeo 
Usage: 8

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

τοῦτον 
Touton 
Usage: 50

θεμέλιος 
themelios 
Usage: 13

χρυσός 
Chrusos 
Usage: 9

ἄργυρος 
Arguros 
Usage: 4

τίμιος 
Timios 
Usage: 14

λίθος 
Lithos 
Usage: 41

ξύλον 
Xulon 
Usage: 14

hay
χόρτος 
Chortos 
Usage: 11

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 1 Corinthians 3:12

References

Context Readings

Divisiveness And Immaturity

11 For no man can lay a foundation other than the one which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. 12 Now if any man builds on the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw, 13 each man's work will become evident; for the day will show it because it is to be revealed with fire, and the fire itself will test the quality of each man's work.



Cross References

Psalm 19:10

They are more desirable than gold, yes, than much fine gold; Sweeter also than honey and the drippings of the honeycomb.

Psalm 119:72

The law of Your mouth is better to me Than thousands of gold and silver pieces.

Proverbs 8:10

"Take my instruction and not silver, And knowledge rather than choicest gold.

Proverbs 16:16

How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver.

Proverbs 30:6

Do not add to His words Or He will reprove you, and you will be proved a liar.

Isaiah 54:11-13

"O afflicted one, storm-tossed, and not comforted, Behold, I will set your stones in antimony, And your foundations I will lay in sapphires.

Isaiah 60:17

"Instead of bronze I will bring gold, And instead of iron I will bring silver, And instead of wood, bronze, And instead of stones, iron. And I will make peace your administrators And righteousness your overseers.

Jeremiah 23:28

"The prophet who has a dream may relate his dream, but let him who has My word speak My word in truth What does straw have in common with grain?" declares the LORD.

Matthew 15:6-9

he is not to honor his father or his mother.' And by this you invalidated the word of God for the sake of your tradition.

Acts 20:30

and from among your own selves men will arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.

Romans 16:17

Now I urge you, brethren, keep your eye on those who cause dissensions and hindrances contrary to the teaching which you learned, and turn away from them.

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not like many, peddling the word of God, but as from sincerity, but as from God, we speak in Christ in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 4:2

but we have renounced the things hidden because of shame, not walking in craftiness or adulterating the word of God, but by the manifestation of truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

Colossians 2:8

See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ.

Colossians 2:18-23

Let no one keep defrauding you of your prize by delighting in self-abasement and the worship of the angels, taking his stand on visions he has seen, inflated without cause by his fleshly mind,

1 Timothy 4:1-3

But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,

1 Timothy 4:6-7

In pointing out these things to the brethren, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, constantly nourished on the words of the faith and of the sound doctrine which you have been following.

1 Timothy 6:3

If anyone advocates a different doctrine and does not agree with sound words, those of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with the doctrine conforming to godliness,

2 Timothy 2:16-18

But avoid worldly and empty chatter, for it will lead to further ungodliness,

2 Timothy 2:20

Now in a large house there are not only gold and silver vessels, but also vessels of wood and of earthenware, and some to honor and some to dishonor.

2 Timothy 3:7

always learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.

2 Timothy 3:13

But evil men and impostors will proceed from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.

2 Timothy 4:3

For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires,

Titus 1:9-11

holding fast the faithful word which is in accordance with the teaching, so that he will be able both to exhort in sound doctrine and to refute those who contradict.

Titus 3:9-11

But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and strife and disputes about the Law, for they are unprofitable and worthless.

Hebrews 13:9

Do not be carried away by varied and strange teachings; for it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace, not by foods, through which those who were so occupied were not benefited.

1 Peter 1:7

so that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ;

Revelation 2:14

'But I have a few things against you, because you have there some who hold the teaching of Balaam, who kept teaching Balak to put a stumbling block before the sons of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols and to commit acts of immorality.

Revelation 3:18

I advise you to buy from Me gold refined by fire so that you may become rich, and white garments so that you may clothe yourself, and that the shame of your nakedness will not be revealed; and eye salve to anoint your eyes so that you may see.

Revelation 21:18

The material of the wall was jasper; and the city was pure gold, like clear glass.

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