1 Corinthians 12:21

“And the eye cannot say unto the hand, I have no need of thee: nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the eye cannot say vnto the hand, I haue no need of thee: nor againe, the head to the feete, I haue no neede of you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And the eye cannot say to the hand, "I have no need of you; or again the head to the feet, "I have no need of you.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the eye cannot say to the hand, I have no need of thee: or again the head to the feet, I have no need of you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the eye may not say to the hand, I have no need of you: or again the head to the feet, I have no need of you.
- Basic English Bible

The eye cannot say to the hand, I have not need of thee; or again, the head to the feet, I have not need of you.
- Darby Bible

And the eye cannot say to the hand, I have no need of thee: nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you.
- Webster's Bible

It is also impossible for the eye to say to the hand, "I do not need you;" or again for the head to say to the feet, "I do not need you."
- Weymouth Bible

The eye can't tell the hand, "I have no need for you," or again the head to the feet, "I have no need for you."
- World English Bible

And the iye may not seie to the hond, Y haue no nede to thi werkis; or eft the heed to the feet, Ye ben not necessarie to me.
- Wycliffe Bible

and an eye is not able to say to the hand, `I have no need of thee;' nor again the head to the feet, `I have no need of you.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 12:21


12:21 Nor the head - The highest part of all. To the foot - The very lowest.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 12:21


1Co 12:21-26 And the eye cannot say to the hand, I have no need of thee. Every member of the body has its place and is needed by every other member.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 12:21

  • FRANCINE for verse 21
    JESUS IS SAYING I HAVE NEED OF YOU.EVEN THE HEAD(WHICH IS CHRIST)HAVE NEED OF EVRY PART OF THE BODY.AND WE THE BODY HAVE NEED OF ONE ANOTHER .DO NOT COUNT YOURSELF OUT,IF YOU ARE A PART OF THE BODY,THAN YOU ARE IMPORTANT.

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