Parallel Bible results for 1 Corinthians 2

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1 Corinthians 2

CSB 1 When I came to you, brothers, announcing the testimony of God to you, I did not come with brilliance of speech or wisdom. NIV 1 And so it was with me, brothers and sisters. When I came to you, I did not come with eloquence or human wisdom as I proclaimed to you the testimony about God. CSB 2 For I determined to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified. NIV 2 For I resolved to know nothing while I was with you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. CSB 3 And I was with you in weakness, in fear, and in much trembling. NIV 3 I came to you in weakness with great fear and trembling. CSB 4 My speech and my proclamation were not with persuasive words of wisdom, but with a demonstration of the Spirit and power, NIV 4 My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, CSB 5 so that your faith might not be based on men's wisdom but on God's power. NIV 5 so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom, but on God’s power. CSB 6 However, among the mature we do speak a wisdom, but not a wisdom of this age, or of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing. NIV 6 We do, however, speak a message of wisdom among the mature, but not the wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing. CSB 7 On the contrary, we speak God's hidden wisdom in a mystery, which God predestined before the ages for our glory. NIV 7 No, we declare God’s wisdom, a mystery that has been hidden and that God destined for our glory before time began. CSB 8 None of the rulers of this age knew it, for if they had known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. NIV 8 None of the rulers of this age understood it, for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. CSB 9 But as it is written: What no eye has seen and no ear has heard, and what has never come into a man's heart, is what God has prepared for those who love Him. NIV 9 However, as it is written: “What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived” — the things God has prepared for those who love him— CSB 10 Now God has revealed them to us by the Spirit, for the Spirit searches everything, even the deep things of God. NIV 10 these are the things God has revealed to us by his Spirit. The Spirit searches all things, even the deep things of God. CSB 11 For who among men knows the concerns of a man except the spirit of the man that is in him? In the same way, no one knows the concerns of God except the Spirit of God. NIV 11 For who knows a person’s thoughts except their own spirit within them? In the same way no one knows the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God. CSB 12 Now we have not received the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, in order to know what has been freely given to us by God. NIV 12 What we have received is not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, so that we may understand what God has freely given us. CSB 13 We also speak these things, not in words taught by human wisdom, but in those taught by the Spirit, explaining spiritual things to spiritual people. NIV 13 This is what we speak, not in words taught us by human wisdom but in words taught by the Spirit, explaining spiritual realities with Spirit-taught words. CSB 14 But the natural man does not welcome what comes from God's Spirit, because it is foolishness to him; he is not able to know it since it is evaluated spiritually. NIV 14 The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God but considers them foolishness, and cannot understand them because they are discerned only through the Spirit. CSB 15 The spiritual person, however, can evaluate everything, yet he himself cannot be evaluated by anyone. NIV 15 The person with the Spirit makes judgments about all things, but such a person is not subject to merely human judgments, CSB 16 For: who has known the Lord's mind, that he may instruct Him? But we have the mind of Christ. NIV 16 for, “Who has known the mind of the Lord so as to instruct him?”But we have the mind of Christ.

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