1 Corinthians 12:16

“And if the ear shall say, Because I am not the eye, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And if the eare shall say, Because I am not the eye, I am not of the body: is it therefore not of the body?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And if the ear says, "Because I am not an eye, I am not {a part} of the body, it is not for this reason any the less {a part} of the body."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And if the ear shall say, Because I am not the eye, I am not of the body; it is not therefore not of the body.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if the ear says, Because I am not the eye, I am not a part of the body; it is a part of the body all the same.
- Basic English Bible

And if the ear say, Because I am not an eye I am not of the body, is it on account of this not indeed of the body?
- Darby Bible

And if the ear shall say, Because I am not the eye, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?
- Webster's Bible

Or were the ear to say, "Because I am not an eye, I am not a part of the body," that would not make it any the less a part of the body.
- Weymouth Bible

If the ear would say, "Because I'm not the eye, I'm not part of the body," it's not therefore not part of the body.
- World English Bible

And if the ere seith, For Y am not the iye, Y am not of the bodi; not therfor it is not of the bodi.
- Wycliffe Bible

and if the ear may say, `Because I am not an eye, I am not of the body;' it is not, because of this, not of the body?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 12:16


12:16 The ear - A less noble part. The eye - The most noble.


Discussion for 1 Corinthians 12:16

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