Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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,

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 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 After all, no one can lay any other foundation than the one that is already laid, and that is Jesus the Messiah. 12 Whether a person builds on this foundation with gold, silver, expensive stones, wood, hay, or straw, 13 the workmanship of each person will become evident, for the day of judgment will show what it is, because it will be revealed with fire, and the fire will test the quality of each person's action.



Cross References

Psalm 19:10

They are more desirable than gold, even much fine gold. They are sweeter than honey, even the drippings from a honeycomb.

Psalm 119:72

Instruction that comes from you is better for me than thousands of gold and silver coins. Yod

Proverbs 8:10

Grab hold of my instruction in lieu of money and knowledge instead of the finest gold,

Proverbs 16:16

How much better than gaining gold is the acquisition of wisdom, the attainment of wisdom better than silver!

Proverbs 30:6

Don't add to his words, or he will rebuke you, and you will be shown to be a liar.

Isaiah 54:11-13

"O afflicted one, passed back and forth, and not comforted, Look! I am about to set your stones in antimony, and lay your foundations with sapphires.

Isaiah 60:17

"Instead of bronze, I'll bring gold, and instead of iron, I'll bring silver; instead of wood, bronze, and instead of stones, iron. I'll appoint peace as your supervisor and righteousness as your taskmaster.

Jeremiah 23:28

Let the prophet who has a dream relate the dream, but let whoever receives my message speak my message truthfully. What does straw have in common with wheat?" declares the LORD.

Matthew 15:6-9

does not have to honor his father.' Because of your tradition, then, you have disregarded the authority of God's word.

Acts 20:30

Indeed, some of your own men will arise and distort the truth in order to lure the disciples into following them.

Romans 16:17

Now I urge you, brothers, to watch out for those who create divisions and sinful enticements that oppose the teaching you have learned. Stay away from them,

2 Corinthians 2:17

At least we are not commercializing God's word like so many others. Instead, we speak with sincerity in the Messiah's name, like people who are sent from God and are accountable to God.

2 Corinthians 4:2

Instead, we have renounced secret and shameful ways. We do not use trickery or pervert God's word. By clear statements of the truth we commend ourselves to everyone's conscience before God.

Colossians 2:8

See to it that no one enslaves you through philosophy and empty deceit according to human tradition, according to the basic principles of the world, and not according to the Messiah,

Colossians 2:18-23

Let no one who delights in humility and the worship of angels cheat you out of the prize by rejoicing about what he has seen. Such a person is puffed up for no reason by his carnal mind.

1 Timothy 4:1-3

Now the Spirit says clearly that in the last times some people will abandon the faith by following deceitful spirits, the teachings of demons,

1 Timothy 4:6-7

If you continue to point these things out to the brothers, you will be a good servant of the Messiah Jesus, nourished by the words of the faith and the healthy teaching that you have followed closely.

1 Timothy 6:3

If anyone teaches false doctrine and refuses to agree with the sound words of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, and godly teaching,

2 Timothy 2:16-18

However, avoid pointless discussions. For people will become more and more ungodly,

2 Timothy 2:20

In a large house there are not only utensils made of gold and silver, but also those made of wood and clay. Some are for special use, while others are for ordinary use.

2 Timothy 3:7

These women are always studying but are never able to arrive at a full knowledge of the truth.

2 Timothy 3:13

But evil people and impostors will go from bad to worse as they deceive others and are themselves deceived.

2 Timothy 4:3

For the time will come when people will not tolerate healthy doctrine, but with itching ears will surround themselves with teachers who cater to their people's own desires.

Titus 1:9-11

He must be devoted to the trustworthy message that agrees with what we teach, so that he may be able to encourage others with healthy doctrine and refute those who oppose it.

Titus 3:9-11

But avoid foolish controversies, arguments about genealogies, quarrels, and fights about the Law. These things are useless and worthless.

Hebrews 13:9

Stop being carried away by all kinds of unusual teachings, for it is good that the heart be strengthened by grace, not by food laws that have never helped those who follow them.

1 Peter 1:7

so that your genuine faith, which is more valuable than gold that perishes when tested by fire, may result in praise, glory, and honor when Jesus, the Messiah, is revealed.

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against you: You have there some who hold to the teaching of Balaam, the one who taught Balak to put a stumbling block before the people of Israel so that they would eat food sacrificed to idols and practice immorality.

Revelation 3:18

Therefore, I advise you to buy from me gold purified in fire so you may be rich, white clothes to wear so your shameful nakedness won't show, and ointment to put on your eyes so you may see.

Revelation 21:18

Its wall was made of jasper. The city was made of pure gold, as clear as glass.

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