Parallel Verses

King James Version

Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

New American Standard Bible

Or do you not know that the saints will judge the world? If the world is judged by you, are you not competent to constitute the smallest law courts?

Holman Bible

Or do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest cases?

International Standard Version

You know that the saints will rule the world, don't you? And if the world is going to be ruled by you, can't you handle insignificant cases?

A Conservative Version

Or know ye not that the sanctified will judge the world? And if the world is judged by you, are ye unworthy of very small legal disputes?

American Standard Version

Or know ye not that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world is judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

Amplified

Do you not know that the saints (the believers) will [one day] judge and govern the world? And if the world [itself] is to be judged and ruled by you, are you unworthy and incompetent to try [such petty matters] of the smallest courts of justice?

An Understandable Version

Or, do you not know that God's people will judge the world? [Note: Possibly this refers to Christians somehow assisting Christ on the judgment day]. And if the world is [to be] judged by you [at that time], are you not capable of judging small matters [now]?

Anderson New Testament

Know you not that the saints shall judge the world? And if the world is to be judged by you, are you unworthy to decide concerning the smallest matters?

Bible in Basic English

Is it not certain that the saints will be the judges of the world? if then the world will be judged by you, are you unable to give a decision about the smallest things?

Common New Testament

Do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is to be judged by you, are you not competent to try trivial cases?

Daniel Mace New Testament

don't you know that these are to judge the world? if the world is to be judg'd by you, are not you qualify'd to decide your petty causes?

Darby Translation

Do ye not then know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world is judged by you, are ye unworthy of the smallest judgments?

Godbey New Testament

Do you not know that the saints will judge the world? and if the world is judged by you, are you unworthy of the smallest judgments?

Goodspeed New Testament

Do you not know that the Christians are to be the judges of the world? And if the world is to come before you for judgment, are you unfit to decide the most trivial cases?

John Wesley New Testament

Know ye not, that the saints shall judge the world? And if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

Julia Smith Translation

Know ye not that the holy ones shall judge the world? and if the world be judged by you, are ye unworthy of the least judgments?

King James 2000

Do you not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Or do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if by you the world is judged, are you unworthy of the most insignificant courts?

Modern King James verseion

Do you not know that the saints shall judge the world? And if the world shall be judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? If the world shall be judged by you: are ye not good enough to judge small trifles?

Moffatt New Testament

Do you not know the saints are to manage the world? If the world is to come under your jurisdiction, are you incompetent to adjudicate upon trifles?

Montgomery New Testament

Do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is to be tried by you, are you unfit to try such trifling cases?

NET Bible

Or do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is to be judged by you, are you not competent to settle trivial suits?

New Heart English Bible

Do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

Noyes New Testament

Or do ye not know, that the holy will judge the world? And if the world is to be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge in causes of the least importance?

Sawyer New Testament

Do you not know that the saints shall judge the world? And if the world is judged by you, are you unworthy of the lowest courts?

The Emphasized Bible

Or know ye not that, the saints, shall judge the world? And, if, by you, the world, is to be judged, unworthy are ye of the smallest judgment-seats?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Know ye not that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to be judges in the smallest matters?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not you know that Christ's People will try the world? And if the world is to be tried by you, are you unfit to try the most trivial cases?

Webster

Do ye not know that the saints will judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

Weymouth New Testament

Do you not know that God's people will sit in judgement upon the world? And if you are the court before which the world is to be judged, are you unfit to deal with these petty matters?

Williams New Testament

Do you not know that God's people are to judge the world? And if the world is to be judged before you, are you unfit to try such petty cases?

World English Bible

Don't you know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

Worrell New Testament

Or know ye not that the saints will judge the world? And, if the world is judged by you, are ye unworthy of the smallest tribunals?

Worsley New Testament

Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? And if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy of judging the smallest controversies?

Youngs Literal Translation

have ye not known that the saints shall judge the world? and if by you the world is judged, are ye unworthy of the smaller judgments?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Do ye
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

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

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

the saints
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

κρίνω 
Krino 
Usage: 84

the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109
Usage: 109

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

κρίνω 
Krino 
Usage: 84

by
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

are ye
ἐστέ 
Este 
are, be, is, belong to, have been, not tr
Usage: 53

ἀνάξιος 
Anaxios 
Usage: 1

to judge
κριτήριον 
Kriterion 
Usage: 3

Context Readings

Lawsuits Between Believers

1 Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unjust, and not before the saints? 2 Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters? 3 Know ye not that we shall judge angels? how much more things that pertain to this life?


Cross References

Matthew 19:28

And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

Daniel 7:22

Until the Ancient of days came, and judgment was given to the saints of the most High; and the time came that the saints possessed the kingdom.

Revelation 20:4

And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.

Daniel 7:18

But the saints of the most High shall take the kingdom, and possess the kingdom for ever, even for ever and ever.

Luke 22:30

That ye may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

Psalm 49:14

Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling.

Psalm 149:5-9

Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds.

Zechariah 14:5

And ye shall flee to the valley of the mountains; for the valley of the mountains shall reach unto Azal: yea, ye shall flee, like as ye fled from before the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah: and the LORD my God shall come, and all the saints with thee.

1 Corinthians 6:4

If then ye have judgments of things pertaining to this life, set them to judge who are least esteemed in the church.

2 Corinthians 4:18

While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

To the end he may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.

1 John 2:16-17

For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.

Jude 1:14-15

And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints,

Revelation 2:26-27

And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations:

Revelation 3:21

To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne.



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