1 Corinthians 1:24

“But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But vnto them which are called, both Iewes and Greekes, Christ, the power of God, & the wisedome of God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

but to those who are the called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

but unto them that are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But to those of God's selection, Jews and Greeks, Christ is the power and the wisdom of God.
- Basic English Bible

but to those that [are] called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ God's power and God's wisdom.
- Darby Bible

But to them who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.
- Webster's Bible

but to those who have received the Call, whether Jews or Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.
- Weymouth Bible

but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ is the power of God and the wisdom of God.
- World English Bible

but to tho Jewis and Grekis that ben clepid, we prechen Crist the vertu of God and the wisdom of God.
- Wycliffe Bible

and to those called -- both Jews and Greeks -- Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 1:24


1:24 But to them that are called - And obey the heavenly calling. Christ - With his cross, his death, his life, his kingdom. And they experience, first, that he is the power, then, that he is the wisdom, of God.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 1:24


1Co 1:24 But unto them who are called. But to those who obey the gospel call, whether Jews or Gentiles, the Crucified Christ is found to be the power of God, and the wisdom of God. The gospel not only is found to be mighty, but wise in meeting the wants of the soul.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 1

  • Steve morrow
    1 COR 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 TOGETHER IN THE SAME MIND AND IN THE SAME JUDGEMENT MATTHEW 24:13 BUT HE THAT SHALL ENDURE UNTO THE END THE SAME SHALL BE SAVED
  • Brianna
    Vs. 31 - A Good reminder. We shouldn't think to much of ourselves. We have much to boast about if we center our life and conversation on Jehovah God. Could we ever run out of good things to say about our creator? Surely not!
  • Sistersue
    Wisdom only comes from God. Jesus is life. Thank you.
  • Skyler
    I love God so much!
  • Steve morrow
    Irene --- JOHN 14:6 JESUS SAITH UNTO HIM I AM THE WAY THE TRUTH AND TTHE LIFE NO MAN COMETH UNTO THE FATHER BUT BY ME 1 COR 1:12 NOW THIS I SAY THAT EVERYONE OF YOU SAITH I AM OF PAUL AND I AM OF APPOLOS AND I OF CEPHAS AND I OF CHRIST 1:13 IS CHRIST DIVIDED WAS PAUL CRUCIFIED FOR YOU OR WERE YOU BAPTIZED IN THE NAME OF PAUL 1 COR 1:10 .......THAT YOU ALL SPEAK THE SAME THING.......NO DIVISIONS...
  • Nndindeleni
    Comment*it is good to study the always even on my fone thanks.

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