1 Corinthians 1:12

“Now this I say, that every one of you saith, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Corinthians 1:12

Now this I say, that euery one of you saith, I am of Paul, and I of Apollo, and I of Cephas, and I of Christ.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now I mean this, that each one of you is saying, "I am of Paul, and "I of Apollos," and "I of Cephas," and "I of Christ.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now this I mean, that each one of you saith, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos: and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.
- American Standard Version (1901)

That is, that some of you say, I am of Paul; some say, I am of Apollos; some say, I am of Cephas; and some say, I am Christ's.
- Basic English Bible

But I speak of this, that each of you says, *I* am of Paul, and *I* of Apollos, and *I* of Cephas, and *I* of Christ.
- Darby Bible

Now this I say, that every one of you saith, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.
- Webster's Bible

What I mean is that each of you is a partisan. One man says "I belong to Paul;" another "I belong to Apollos;" a third "I belong to Peter;" a fourth "I belong to Christ."
- Weymouth Bible

Now I mean this, that each one of you says, "I follow Paul," "I follow Apollos," "I follow Cephas," and, "I follow Christ."
- World English Bible

And Y seie that, that ech of you seith, For Y am of Poul, and Y am of Apollo, and Y am of Cefas, but Y am of Crist.
- Wycliffe Bible

and I say this, that each one of you saith, `I, indeed, am of Paul' -- `and I of Apollos,' -- `and I of Cephas,' -- `and I of Christ.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Corinthians 1:12

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 1:12


1:12 Now this I say - That is, what I mean is this: there are various parties among you, who set themselves, one against an other, in behalf of the several teachers they admire. And I of Christ - They spoke well, if they had not on this pretence despised their teachers, #1Cor 4:8 Perhaps they valued| themselves on having heard Christ preach in his own person.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 1:12


1Co 1:12 Now this I say. I explain more fully what I mean. He shows that there were four existing parties: Of Paul. A Pauline party, clinging to the founder of their church (Ac 18:1-11); Of Apollos. A party of Apollos, who were probably carried away by their admiration of his Alexandrian philosophy (Ac 18:24); Of Cephas. A party of Judaizer, who claimed to be following Peter, called here by his Hebrew name of Cephas (Joh 1:42); and Of Christ. A fourth party, who claimed to turn away from all these human leaders, and to be only of Christ.

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