Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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;

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;

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 one is able to lay another foundation than the one which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. 12 Now if anyone builds upon the foundation [with] gold, silver, precious stones, wood, grass, straw, 13 the work of each one will become evident. For the day will reveal [it], because it will be revealed with fire, and the fire itself will test the work of each one, of what sort it is.



Cross References

Psalm 19:10

more desirable than gold, even much fine gold; and sweeter than honey, even honey [in the] comb.

Psalm 119:72

The law of your mouth [is] better to me than thousands of gold and silver [coins].

Proverbs 8:10

Take my teaching and not silver; may you choose knowledge rather than choice gold.

Proverbs 16:16

Getting wisdom: {how much} better than gold! And getting understanding: it is chosen {over} silver.

Proverbs 30:6

Do not add to his words lest he rebuke you and you be found a liar.

Isaiah 54:11-13

"O afflicted [one], driven away, [who] is not consoled. Look! I [am] about to set your stones in hard mortar, and I will lay your foundation with 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 {appoint} peace [as] your overseer, and righteousness [as] {your ruling body}.

Jeremiah 23:28

The prophet who [has] with him a dream, let him tell [the] dream. But [the prophet] who [has] my word with him, let him speak my word faithfully. {What is straw compared to wheat}?" {declares} Yahweh.

Matthew 15:6-9

need not honor his father,' and you make void the word of God for the sake of your tradition.

Acts 20:30

And from among you yourselves men will arise, speaking {perversions of the truth} in order to draw away the disciples after them.

Romans 16:17

Now I exhort you, brothers, to look out for those who cause dissensions and temptations contrary to the teaching which you learned, and stay away from them.

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not like the majority who peddle the word of God, but as from pure motives--but as from God--we speak before God in Christ.

2 Corinthians 4:2

but we have renounced shameful hidden things, not behaving with craftiness or adulterating the word of God, but with the open proclamation of the truth commending ourselves to every person's conscience before God.

Colossians 2:8

Beware lest {anyone take you captive} through philosophy and empty deceit, according to {human tradition}, according to the elemental spirits of the world and not according to Christ,

Colossians 2:18-23

Let no one condemn you, taking pleasure in humility and the worship of angels, going into detail [about] [the things] which he has seen, inflated without cause by his fleshly mind,

1 Timothy 4:1-3

Now the Spirit explicitly says that in the last times some will depart from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and teachings of demons,

1 Timothy 4:6-7

[By] teaching these [things] to the brothers, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, trained in the words of the faith and of the good teaching that you have followed faithfully.

1 Timothy 6:3

If anyone teaches other doctrine and does not devote himself to the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ and the teaching [that is] in accordance with godliness,

2 Timothy 2:16-18

But avoid pointless chatter, for it will progress to greater ungodliness,

2 Timothy 2:20

Now in a great house [there] are not only gold and silver vessels, but also wooden and earthenware [ones], some of which [are] for honorable use, and some of which [are] for ordinary use.

2 Timothy 3:7

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

2 Timothy 3:13

But evil people and imposters will progress to the worse, deceiving and being deceived.

2 Timothy 4:3

For there will be a time when they will not put up with sound teaching, but in accordance with their own desires, they will accumulate for themselves teachers, {because they have an insatiable curiosity},

Titus 1:9-11

holding fast to the faithful message according to the teaching, in order that he may be able both to exhort with sound instruction and to reprove those who speak against [it].

Titus 3:9-11

But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and contentions and quarrels about the law, for they are useless and fruitless.

Hebrews 13:9

Do not be carried away by various and strange teachings, for [it is] good [for] the heart to be strengthened by grace, not by foods by which those who participate have not benefited.

1 Peter 1:7

so that the genuineness of your faith, more valuable than gold that is passing away, but is 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: that you have there those who hold fast to the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to put a stumbling block before the sons of Israel, to eat food sacrificed to idols and to commit sexual immorality.

Revelation 3:18

I advise you to buy from me gold refined by fire, in order that you may become rich, and white clothing, in order that you may be clothed and the shame of your nakedness may not be revealed, and eye salve to smear on your eyes, in order that you may see.

Revelation 21:18

And the material of its wall [is] jasper, and the city [is] pure gold, similar in appearance to pure glass.

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