1 Corinthians 1:22

22 Jews demand signs and Greeks look for wisdom,

1 Corinthians 1:22 in Other Translations

22 For the Jews require a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom:
22 For Jews demand signs and Greeks seek wisdom,
22 It is foolish to the Jews, who ask for signs from heaven. And it is foolish to the Greeks, who seek human wisdom.
22 While Jews clamor for miraculous demonstrations and Greeks go in for philosophical wisdom,
22 For the Jews ask for signs and the Greeks seek wisdom,

1 Corinthians 1:22 In-Context

20 Where is the wise person? Where is the teacher of the law? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?
21 For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe.
22 Jews demand signs and Greeks look for wisdom,
23 but we preach Christ crucified: a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles,
24 but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Matthew 12:38; S John 2:11; S John 4:48
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