Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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,

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;

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 none is able to lay another foundation above that laid, which is Jesus the Christ. 12 And if any one build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, grass, stalks; 13 The work of each shall be manifested: for the day shall manifest, for in fire it is revealed; and the work of each, what sort it is, the fire shall prove.



Cross References

Psalm 19:10

Being desirable above gold, and above much pure gold, and being sweet above honey, and the dropping of honey-combs.

Psalm 119:72

Good for me the law of thy mouth above thousands of gold and silver.

Proverbs 8:10

Receive my instruction and not silver and knowledge above tried gold.

Proverbs 16:16

The obtaining of wisdom how good above gold and the obtaining of understanding to be chosen above silver.

Proverbs 30:6

Thou shalt not add to his words lest he reprove in thee, and thou wert false.

Isaiah 54:11-13

Thou afflicted, tossed about, not comforted behold me laying thy stones with paint, and I founded thee with sapphires

Isaiah 60:17

Instead of brass I will bring gold, and instead of iron I will bring silver, and instead of woods, brass, and instead of stones, iron: and I set thine overseers peace, and thy rulers justice.

Jeremiah 23:28

The prophet whom with him a dream, he will recount a dream; and whom my word with him, he will speak my word in truth. What to the straw with the grain? says Jehovah.

Matthew 15:6-9

And should not honour his father or his mother. And ye have annulled the command of God by your tradition.

Acts 20:30

And of yourselves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to tear away disciples after them.

Romans 16:17

And I beseech you, brethren, to observe narrowly them having made divisions and scandals against the teaching which ye learned; and bend away from them.

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not as the many adulterating the word of God: but as of purity, but as of God, before the face of God speak we in Christ.

2 Corinthians 4:2

But have renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craft, neither adulterating the word of God; but by manifestation of the truth recommending ourselves to every consciousness of man before God.

Colossians 2:8

See ye lest any be carrying you off by philosophy and empty deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the elements of the world, and not according to Christ.

Colossians 2:18-23

Let none condemn you being willing in humility and religious worship of angels, going into what he has not seen, vainly puffed up by the mind of his flesh,

1 Timothy 4:1-3

And the Spirit says expressly, that in later times some shall be removed from the faith, holding to deceitful spirits, and doctrines of evil spirits;

1 Timothy 4:6-7

These having laid down to the brethren, thou shalt be a good servant of Jesus Christ, brought up in the words of faith and good doctrine, which thou bast closely followed.

1 Timothy 6:3

If any teach otherwise, and come not up to the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine according to devotion;

2 Timothy 2:16-18

And avoid profane, empty discourses: for they will proceed to more of profanation.

2 Timothy 2:20

And in a great house there is not only gold and silver vessels, but also wood and earthen; and some truly for honour, and some for dishonour.

2 Timothy 3:7

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

2 Timothy 3:13

And evil men and impostors shall proceed to worse, deceiving, and being deceived.

2 Timothy 4:3

For the time will be when they will not hear sound doctrine; but according to their own eager desires they will heap up to themselves teachers, feeling itchings for a report;

Titus 1:9-11

Holding firmly the faithful word according to instruction, that he may be able also to beseech in sound doctrine, and to refute those opposing.

Titus 3:9-11

And foolish questions, and genealogies, and strifes, and conflicts pertaining to the law, avoid; for they are unprofitable and vain.

Hebrews 13:9

With various and strange teachings be not carried about. For good the heart be rendered firm by grace; not by food, in which they having walked about were not profited.

1 Peter 1:7

That the proof of your faith, much more precious than perishing gold, and being tried by fire, might be found to praise and honour and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ:

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against thee, for thou hast there them holding the teaching of Balsam, who taught Balac to cast a stumbling-block before the sons of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols, and to commit fornication.

Revelation 3:18

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

Revelation 21:18

And the interior construction of her wall was a jasper: and the city pure gold, like pure crystal.

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