1 Corinthians 2:2

“For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For I determined not to know any thing amōg you, saue Iesus Christ, and him crucified.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For I determined to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For I determined not to know anything among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For I had made the decision to have knowledge of nothing among you but only of Jesus Christ on the cross.
- Basic English Bible

For I did not judge [it well] to know anything among you save Jesus Christ, and *him* crucified.
- Darby Bible

For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.
- Webster's Bible

For I determined to be utterly ignorant, when among you, of everything except of Jesus Christ, and of Him as having been crucified.
- Weymouth Bible

For I determined not to know anything among you, except Jesus Christ, and him crucified.
- World English Bible

For Y demede not me to kunne ony thing among you, but Crist Jhesu, and hym crucified.
- Wycliffe Bible

for I decided not to know any thing among you, except Jesus Christ, and him crucified;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 2:2


2:2 I determined not to know anything - To wave all my other knowledge, and not to preach anything, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified - That is, what he did, suffered, taught. A part is put for the whole.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 2:2


1Co 2:2 Save Jesus Christ, and him crucified. All his preaching centered upon this great theme, "To the Greeks foolishness, and to the Jews a stumbling-block" (1Co 1:23).

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 2

  • Gordon
    1 Cor 2:4 I don't like to hear preaching sounding like the minister is reading from a comontery, The Spirit is the one that should be revealed and make the message seem new every time. I am not blasting comonterys because that is Gods wisdom. But it we should be in touch to revile Gods touch!!
  • Francis
    God is faithful and righteous because he has disigned everything for our owe good.He sent apostle Paul to preach gospel and deliver them from darkness into light and teach us not to bost to our own power.but humble ourselves before the lord.
  • George Boateng
    Without the grace of God n His mercy ,we are empty. It takes His wisdom to understand the words of the spirits.
  • JanenSerebe
    Jesus is the Word,the word is life,wisdom and power therefore a true christian is the only one who can receive wisdom through Christ.
  • Christopher Zambia for verse 5
    faith is believing God that He can do all things in His power.
  • Davison Songore
    We sometimes forget that this world is designed to tempt us and lead us away from the creator

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