1 Corinthians 10:5

“But with many of them God was not well pleased: for they were overthrown in the wilderness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But with many of them God was not well pleased: for they were ouerthrowen in the wildernesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Nevertheless, with most of them God was not well-pleased; for they were laid low in the wilderness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Howbeit with most of them God was not well pleased: for they were overthrown in the wilderness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But with most of them God was not pleased: for they came to their end in the waste land.
- Basic English Bible

yet God was not pleased with the most of them, for they were strewed in the desert.
- Darby Bible

But with many of them God was not well pleased: for they were overthrown in the wilderness.
- Webster's Bible

But with most of them God was not well pleased; for they were laid low in the Desert.
- Weymouth Bible

However with most of them, God was not well pleased, for they were overthrown in the wilderness.
- World English Bible

But not in ful manye of hem it was wel pleasaunt to God; for whi thei weren cast doun in desert.
- Wycliffe Bible

but in the most of them God was not well pleased, for they were strewn in the wilderness,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 10:5


10:5 Yet - Although they had so many tokens of the divine presence. They were overthrown - With the most terrible marks of his displeasure.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 10:5


1Co 10:5 But with many of them God was not well pleased. "All" were baptized, "all" were fed, "all" did drink, but notwithstanding God had done so much for them "all" without exception, many were overthrown in the wilderness. Fell in the wilderness because of their sins (Nu 14:35 26:65); a startling warning to Christians on the journey.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 10:5

  • Ex 17 7 fell in the wilderness would that refer to their mouths, tempting the LORD, saying, Is the LORD among us, or not?

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