1 Corinthians 1:19

“For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For it is written, I will destroy the wisedome of the wise, and wil bring to nothing the vnderstanding of the prudent.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For it is written, "I WILL DESTROY THE WISDOM OF THE WISE, AND THE CLEVERNESS OF THE CLEVER I WILL SET ASIDE."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, And the discernment of the discerning will I bring to nought.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As it says in the holy Writings, I will put an end to the wisdom of the wise, and will put on one side the designs of those who have knowledge.
- Basic English Bible

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and set aside the understanding of the understanding ones.
- Darby Bible

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.
- Webster's Bible

For so it stands written, "I will exhibit the nothingness of the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will bring to nought."
- Weymouth Bible

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, I will bring the discernment of the discerning to nothing."
- World English Bible

For it is writun, Y schal distruye the wisdom of wise men, and Y schal reproue the prudence of prudent men.
- Wycliffe Bible

for it hath been written, `I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will bring to nought;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 1:19


1:19 For it is written - And the words are remarkably applicable to this great event. #Isaiah 29:14|


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 1:19


1Co 1:19 I will destroy the wisdom of the wise. By turning to the passage in Isa 29:14, its meaning is clear. God will put aside the wisdom and understanding of men; these will not save; but he will save by what the world called foolishness.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 1

  • Steve morrow
    1 CORINTHIANS 1:10NOW I BESEECH YOU BRETHREN BY THE NAME OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST THAT YOU --- ALL SPEAK THE SAME THING --- AND THAT THERE BE NO DIVISIONS AMONG YOU BUT THAT YOU BE PERFECTLY JOINED TOGETHER IN THE --- SAME MIND --- AND IN THE JUDGEMENT***EHPESIANS 4:3 ENDEAVORING TO KEEP THE UNITY OF THE SPIRIT IN THE BOND OF PEACE
  • Ray321
    Wayne, the Kingdom of Heaven was promise to the Jews, but now we are saved thru Grace in the body of Christ for the Kingdom of God, which is a Spiritual Kingdom. If you repent of your sins for Salvation, you will be repenting every day, because we sin everyday. Jesus finished the work on the cross for all of our sins. 1 Corth 15:1-4 , believe with all your heart and mind what he did with faith.
  • Edna
    I.m so blessed to know verse 4 thru 8. 1st God.s Grace was given to us by Jesus Crist,now being Born of his Spirit 2Cor 5/17 We have everthing pertain g to life thru Jesus Peter And we are kept by the power of God Ptere It all about Jesus
  • Wayne
    Ray321, Matt. 4:17, when Jesus began preaching He said, Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
  • Steve morrow
    UNDERSTAND THE SCRIPTURES ??? 1 CORINTHIANS 1:10 NOW I BESEECH YOU BRETHREN BY THE NAME OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST THAT YOU ALL SPEAK THE SAME THING AND THAT THERE BE NO DIVISIONS AMONG YOU BUT THAT YOU BE PERFECTLY JOINED IN THE SAME MIND AND IN THE SAME JUDGEMENT *** HEBREWS 7:24 BUT THIS MAN BECAUSE HE CONTINUETH EVER HATH AN --- UNCHANGEABLE PRIESTHOOD ---
  • Edna
    lets us come together and let the Holy Spirit teach us after he came to dwell in us to the truth Ish Lord said lets come reason together Be of one mind

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