and I say this, that each one of you saith, `I, indeed, am of Paul' -- `and I of Apollos,' -- `and I of Cephas,' -- `and I of Christ.'
Hath the Christ been divided? was Paul crucified for you? or to the name of Paul were ye baptized;
I give thanks to God that no one of you did I baptize, except Crispus and Gaius --
that no one may say that to my own name I did baptize;
and I did baptize also Stephanas' household -- further, I have not known if I did baptize any other.
For Christ did not send me to baptize, but -- to proclaim good news; not in wisdom of discourse, that the cross of the Christ may not be made of none effect;
for the word of the cross to those indeed perishing is foolishness, and to us -- those being saved -- it is the power of God,
for it hath been written, `I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will bring to nought;'
where [is] the wise? where the scribe? where a disputer of this age? did not God make foolish the wisdom of this world?
for, seeing in the wisdom of God the world through the wisdom knew not God, it did please God through the foolishness of the preaching to save those believing.
Since also Jews ask a sign, and Greeks seek wisdom,