1 Corinthians 11:17

“Now in this that I declare unto you I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better, but for the worse.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now in this that I declare vnto you, I praise you not, that you come together not for the better, but for the worse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But in giving this instruction, I do not praise you, because you come together not for the better but for the worse.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But in giving you this charge, I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better but for the worse.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But in giving you this order, there is one thing about which I am not pleased: it is that when you come together it is not for the better but for the worse.
- Basic English Bible

But [in] prescribing [to you on] this [which I now enter on], I do not praise, [namely,] that ye come together, not for the better, but for the worse.
- Darby Bible

Now in this that I declare to you, I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better, but for the worse.
- Webster's Bible

But while giving you these instructions, there is one thing I cannot praise--your meeting together, with bad rather than good results.
- Weymouth Bible

But in giving you this command, I don't praise you, that you come together not for the better but for the worse.
- World English Bible

But this thing Y comaunde, not preisynge, that ye comen togidere not in to the betere, but in to the worse.
- Wycliffe Bible

And this declaring, I give no praise, because not for the better, but for the worse ye come together;
- Youngs Literal Bible

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People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 11:17


1Co 11:17 Now in this that I declare [unto you] I praise [you] not. That their church assemblies were not orderly.

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