1 Corinthians 6:2

“Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Do ye not know that the Saints shall iudge the world? And if the world shalbe iudged by you, are ye vnworthy to iudge the smallest matters?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Or do you not know that the saints will judge the world? If the world is judged by you, are you not competent {to} {constitute} the smallest law courts?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Or know ye not that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world is judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Is it not certain that the saints will be the judges of the world? if then the world will be judged by you, are you unable to give a decision about the smallest things?
- Basic English Bible

Do ye not then know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world is judged by you, are ye unworthy of [the] smallest judgments?
- Darby Bible

Do ye not know that the saints will judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?
- Webster's Bible

Do you not know that God's people will sit in judgement upon the world? And if you are the court before which the world is to be judged, are you unfit to deal with these petty matters?
- Weymouth Bible

Don't you know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters?
- World English Bible

Whether ye witen not, that seyntis schulen deme of this world? And if the world schal be demed bi you, be ye vnworthi to deme of the leste thingis?
- Wycliffe Bible

have ye not known that the saints shall judge the world? and if by you the world is judged, are ye unworthy of the smaller judgments?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 6:2


6:2 Know ye not - This expression occurs six times in this single chapter, and that with a peculiar force; for the Corinthians knew and gloried in it, but they did not practise. That the saints - After having been judged themselves. Shall judge the world - Shall be assessors with Christ in the judgment wherein he shall condemn all the wicked, as well angels as men, #Matt 19:28 |#Rev 20:4|.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 6:2


1Co 6:2 Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? Shall sit with Christ, after they have been judged, while the world is judged (Mt 25:41; 19:29). If so high a trust is to be given, it is a little thing that saints should judge differences between church members. These ought all to be submitted to arbitrators, or to the officers.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 6

  • Chuck
    he who practices sin will not go to heaven no matter what they profess about
    jesus christ that includes me i need prayer
  • Jeannie for verse 18
    I praise our God in Heaven for his precious word for helping me in the trials of temptation... I constantly stay in His word.. The Joy of the Lord is definitely my strength.....
  • Sinner Saved By Grace for verse 9
    Gods word is truth! When God created man,he said, it is not good that man should be alone. God gave him a help mate, which was a women, not a man.
  • Charliegirl for verse 9
    Be not deceived God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.Galations 6:7 The ACT itself is WICKED and PERVERSE. God never intended for two men or two women to be together sexually. If you are openly or not behaving and conducting yourself in a manner that is not pleasing to God... Better get it right. Tomorrow may be too late for you.
  • Reshma
    Fornication is sinning against our own body. We are bought with a price which was paid by christ. Since we are his we should glorify him with our bodies for our bodies are temples.
  • Ron Dwyer for verse 9
    you can not be openly gay and be a christian. Homosexuality is an addiction and Terrance you will have to repent and change your ways to get to heaven but the fact that you are trying will surely mean you will not be sent to hell. You must continue to put in the effort, it is tough. We all have our sinful vices and unless we cleans ourselves of our sins we will still have to earn our way in our afterlife before we can live in the full glory of God

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