Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Your boasting is not good. Do ye not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?

New American Standard Bible

Your boasting is not good Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump of dough?

King James Version

Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump?

Holman Bible

Your boasting is not good. Don’t you know that a little yeast permeates the whole batch of dough?

International Standard Version

Your boasting is not good. You know that a little yeast leavens the whole batch of dough, don't you?

A Conservative Version

Your boasting is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?

American Standard Version

Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump?

Amplified

[About the condition of your church] your boasting is not good [indeed, it is most unseemly and entirely out of place]. Do you not know that [just] a little leaven will ferment the whole lump [of dough]?

An Understandable Version

Your boasting is not good. Do you not know that a little yeast can leaven the whole batch of dough?

Anderson New Testament

Your boasting is not good; know you not that a little leaven leavens the whole mass?

Bible in Basic English

This pride of yours is not good. Do you not see that a little leaven makes a change in all the mass?

Common New Testament

Your boasting is not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump of dough?

Daniel Mace New Testament

Your levity is very indecent: don't you know that a little leaven infects the whole mass?

Godbey New Testament

Your boasting is not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?

Goodspeed New Testament

Certainly this is nothing for you to boast of. Do you not know that a little yeast will affect all the dough?

John Wesley New Testament

Your glorying is not good: know ye not, that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?

Julia Smith Translation

Your boasting not good. Know ye not that a little leaven may leaven the whole mixture?

King James 2000

Your glorying is not good. Know you not that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Your boasting [is] not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole batch of dough?

Modern King James verseion

Your boasting is not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Your rejoicing is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven soureth the whole lump of dough?

Moffatt New Testament

Your boasting is no credit to you. Do you not know that a morsel of dough will leaven the whole lump?

Montgomery New Testament

Your glorying is not good. Do you not know that even a little leaven leavens all the lump?

NET Bible

Your boasting is not good. Don't you know that a little yeast affects the whole batch of dough?

New Heart English Bible

Your boasting is not good. Do you not know that a little yeast leavens the whole lump?

Noyes New Testament

Your glorying is not good. Know ye not, that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump?

Sawyer New Testament

Your rejoicing is not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole mass?

The Emphasized Bible

Unseemly, is your boast! Know ye not that, a little leaven, doth leaven, the whole of the lump?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Your glorying is not good: know ye not that a little leaven leaveneth the whole mass?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Your boasting is unseemly. Do not you know that even a little leaven leavens all the dough?

Webster

Your boasting is not good. Know ye not, that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump?

Weymouth New Testament

It is no good thing--this which you make the ground of your boasting. Do you not know that a little yeast corrupts the whole of the dough?

Williams New Testament

Your ground for boasting about such a case is not good. Are you not aware that a little yeast will change the whole lump of dough?

World English Bible

Your boasting is not good. Don't you know that a little yeast leavens the whole lump?

Worrell New Testament

Your boasting is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?

Worsley New Testament

Do ye not know that a little leaven leaveneth the whole mass?

Youngs Literal Translation

Not good is your glorying; have ye not known that a little leaven the whole lump doth leaven?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

καύχημα 
Kauchema 
Usage: 11

is not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

Know ye
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

a little
μικρός μικρότερος 
Mikros 
Usage: 15

ζύμη 
Zume 
Usage: 6

ζυμόω 
Zumoo 
Usage: 2

the whole
ὅλος 
Holos 
Usage: 83

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Immoral Behavior And Church Discipline

5 to deliver him, I say, being such, to Satan for destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus. 6 Your boasting is not good. Do ye not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump? 7 Purge out the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, according as ye are unleavened. For also our passover, Christ, has been sacrificed;


Cross References

Galatians 5:9

A little leaven leavens the whole lump.

James 4:16

But now ye glory in your vauntings: all such glorying is evil.

1 Corinthians 5:2

And ye are puffed up, and ye have not rather mourned, in order that he that has done this deed might be taken away out of the midst of you.

1 Corinthians 15:33

Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.

Matthew 13:33

He spoke another parable to them: The kingdom of the heavens is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal until it had been all leavened.

Matthew 16:6-12

And Jesus said to them, See and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.

Luke 13:21

It is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal until the whole was leavened.

1 Corinthians 3:21

So that let no one boast in men; for all things are yours.

1 Corinthians 4:18-19

But some have been puffed up, as if I were not coming to you;

2 Timothy 2:17

and their word will spread as a gangrene; of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus;

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