1 Corinthians 3:16

“Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Knowe yee not that yee are the Temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Do you not know that you are a temple of God and {that} the Spirit of God dwells in you?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Know ye not that ye are a temple of God, and `that' the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do you not see that you are God's holy house, and that the Spirit of God has his place in you?
- Basic English Bible

Do ye not know that ye are [the] temple of God, and [that] the Spirit of God dwells in you?
- Darby Bible

Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?
- Webster's Bible

Do you not know that you are God's Sanctuary, and that the Spirit of God has His home within you?
- Weymouth Bible

Don't you know that you are a temple of God, and that God's Spirit lives in you?
- World English Bible

Witen ye not, that ye ben the temple of God, and the spirit of God dwellith in you?
- Wycliffe Bible

have ye not known that ye are a sanctuary of God, and the Spirit of God doth dwell in you?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 3:16


3:16 Ye - All Christians. Are the temple of God - The most noble kind of building, #1Cor 3:9|.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 3:16


1Co 3:16 Ye are the temple of God. In 1Co 3:9 the apostle had said, "Ye are God's building". Now he returns to that figure, and denounces the judgment of God upon all who would defile his house by their carnal divisions.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 3

  • Patrick Makenye
    My body is the temple of Lord
  • KRISHEN
    we are temple of god which the world doesn 't know so as a warning and reminders we have to be holly at all times so god can dewell in this temple of ours "our heart " then only we could experience the true blessings
  • Olu JAH for verse 4
    people were following their church leader...... which is wrong..... don 't divide christ..... we are all one in the present of God... Isaiah 1:18a..... God will not judgement us according to Churches or Religion. But according to our work. Psalms 9:8
  • Brian ochoka
    Very interesting, teaching me about my spirituality in this end times
  • Lilian
    Jesus is blessing us anytime he wants as all things belongs to Jesus. We are the child of the Living God we are provided enough according to his riches of Glory. Jesus loves all of us, we are all labourers in Christ, He who love Jesus will keep his commandments until rapture. thanks God for the blood he shed for us.
  • Rev.CA Nyathikazi
    POWERFUL IMPACT TO THE SOCIETY WE LIVE IN TODAY.