Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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?

Holman Bible

Or 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 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 (God’s people) will [one day] judge the world? If the world is to be judged by you, are you not competent to try trivial (insignificant, petty) cases?

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?

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?

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
G40
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

you
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 Can it be that, when one of you has a dispute with another, he dares to have his case tried before the heathen, instead of before Christ's People? 2 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? 3 Do not you know that we are to try angels-to say nothing of the affairs of this life?


Cross References

Matthew 19:28

"I tell you," answered Jesus, "that at the New Creation, 'when the Son of Man takes his seat on his throne of glory,' you who followed me shall be seated upon twelve thrones, as judges of the twelve tribes of Israel.

Matthew 19:28

"I tell you," answered Jesus, "that at the New Creation, 'when the Son of Man takes his seat on his throne of glory,' you who followed me shall be seated upon twelve thrones, as judges of the twelve tribes of Israel.

Revelation 20:4

Then I saw thrones, and to those who took their seats upon them authority was given to act as judges. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of the testimony to Jesus and because of the Message of God, for they had refused to worship the Beast or its image, and had not received the brand on their foreheads and on their hands. They were restored to life, and they reigned with the Christ for a thousand years.

Revelation 20:4

Then I saw thrones, and to those who took their seats upon them authority was given to act as judges. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of the testimony to Jesus and because of the Message of God, for they had refused to worship the Beast or its image, and had not received the brand on their foreheads and on their hands. They were restored to life, and they reigned with the Christ for a thousand years.

Luke 22:30

So that you may eat and drink at my table in my Kingdom, and be seated upon twelve thrones as judges of the twelve tribes of Israel.

Luke 22:30

So that you may eat and drink at my table in my Kingdom, and be seated upon twelve thrones as judges of the twelve tribes of Israel.

Luke 22:30-9

So that you may eat and drink at my table in my Kingdom, and be seated upon twelve thrones as judges of the twelve tribes of Israel.

Luke 22:30

So that you may eat and drink at my table in my Kingdom, and be seated upon twelve thrones as judges of the twelve tribes of Israel.

1 Corinthians 6:4

Why, then, if you have cases relating to the affairs of this life, do you set to try them men who carry no weight with the Church? To your shame I ask it.

2 Corinthians 4:18

We, all the while, gazing not on what is seen, but on what is unseen; for what is seen is transient, but what is unseen is imperishable.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

And so make your hearts strong, and your lives pure beyond reproach, in the sight of our God and Father, at the Coming of our Lord Jesus, with all his Holy Ones.

1 John 2:16-17

for all that the world can offer--the gratification of the earthly nature, the gratification of the eye, the pretentious life--belongs, not to the Father, but to the world.

Jude 1:14-15

To these men, as to others, Enoch, the seventh in descent from Adam, declared-- 'See! the Lord has come with his hosts of holy ones around him,

Revelation 2:26-27

To him who conquers and is careful to live my life to the end--to him I will give authority over the nations,

Revelation 3:21

To him who conquers--to him I will give the right to sit beside me on my throne, as I, when I conquered, took my seat beside my Father on his throne.

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