Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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 that 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,

Amplified

But if anyone builds on the foundation 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;

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 other foundation can no man lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. 12 But if any man buildeth on the foundation gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay, stubble; 13 each man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it is revealed in fire; and the fire itself shall prove each man's work of what sort it is.



Cross References

Psalm 19:10

More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold; Sweeter also than honey and the droppings of the honeycomb.

Psalm 119:72

The law of thy mouth is better unto me Than thousands of gold and silver.

Proverbs 8:10

Receive my instruction, and not silver; And knowledge rather than choice gold.

Proverbs 16:16

How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! Yea, to get understanding is rather to be chosen than silver.

Proverbs 30:6

Add thou not unto his words, Lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar.

Isaiah 54:11-13

O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will set thy stones in fair colors, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.

Isaiah 60:17

For brass I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood brass, and for stones iron. I will also make thy officers peace, and thine exactors righteousness.

Jeremiah 23:28

The prophet that hath a dream, let him tell a dream; and he that hath my word, let him speak my word faithfully. What is the straw to the wheat? saith Jehovah.

Matthew 15:6-9

he shall not honor his father. And ye have made void the word of God because of your tradition.

Acts 20:30

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

Romans 16:17

Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them that are causing the divisions and occasions of stumbling, contrary to the doctrine which ye learned: and turn away from them.

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not as the many, corrupting the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God, speak we in Christ.

2 Corinthians 4:2

but we have renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by the manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

Colossians 2:8

Take heed lest there shall be any one that maketh spoil of you through his philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ:

Colossians 2:18-23

Let no man rob you of your prize by a voluntary humility and worshipping of the angels, dwelling in the things which he hath seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,

1 Timothy 4:1-3

But the Spirit saith expressly, that in later times some shall fall away from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits and doctrines of demons,

1 Timothy 4:6-7

If thou put the brethren in mind of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Christ Jesus, nourished in the words of the faith, and of the good doctrine which thou hast followed until now :

1 Timothy 6:3

If any man teacheth a different doctrine, and consenteth not to sound words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;

2 Timothy 2:16-18

But shun profane babblings: for they will proceed further in ungodliness,

2 Timothy 2:20

Now in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some unto honor, and some unto dishonor.

2 Timothy 3:7

ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.

2 Timothy 3:13

But evil men and impostors shall wax worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.

2 Timothy 4:3

For the time will come when they will not endure the sound doctrine; but, having itching ears, will heap to themselves teachers after their own lusts;

Titus 1:9-11

holding to the faithful word which is according to the teaching, that he may be able to exhort in the sound doctrine, and to convict the gainsayers.

Titus 3:9-11

but shun foolish questionings, and genealogies, and strifes, and fightings about law; for they are unprofitable and vain.

Hebrews 13:9

Be not carried away by divers and strange teachings: for it is good that the heart be established by grace; not by meats, wherein they that occupied themselves were not profited.

1 Peter 1:7

that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold that perisheth though it is proved by fire, may be found unto praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ:

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there some that hold the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols, and to commit fornication.

Revelation 3:18

I counsel thee to buy of me gold refined by fire, that thou mayest become rich; and white garments, that thou mayest clothe thyself, and that the shame of thy nakedness be not made manifest; and eyesalve to anoint thine eyes, that thou mayest see.

Revelation 21:18

And the building of the wall thereof was jasper: and the city was pure gold, like unto pure glass.

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