1 Corinthians 12:23

“And those members of the body, which we think to be less honourable, upon these we bestow more abundant honour; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Corinthians 12:23

And those members of the bodie, which wee thinke to bee lesse honourable, vpon these we bestow more abundant honour, and our vncomely parts haue more abundant comelinesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and those {members} of the body which we deem less honorable, on these we bestow more abundant honor, and our less presentable members become much more presentable,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and those `parts' of the body, which we think to be less honorable, upon these we bestow more abundant honor; and our uncomely `parts' have more abundant comeliness;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And to those parts of the body which seem to have less honour we give all the more honour; and to those parts of the body which are a cause of shame to us we give the greater respect;
- Basic English Bible

and those [parts] of the body which we esteem to be the more void of honour, these we clothe with more abundant honour; and our uncomely [parts] have more abundant comeliness;
- Darby Bible

And those members of the body, which we think to be less honorable, upon these we bestow more abundant honor; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness.
- Webster's Bible

and those which we deem less honorable we clothe with more abundant honor; and so our ungraceful parts come to have a more abundant grace, while our graceful parts have everything they need.
- Weymouth Bible

Those parts of the body which we think to be less honorable, on those we bestow more abundant honor; and our unpresentable parts have more abundant propriety;
- World English Bible

and thilke that we gessen to be the vnworthier membris of the bodi, we yyuen more honour `to hem; and tho membris that ben vnonest, han more oneste.
- Wycliffe Bible

and those that we think to be less honourable of the body, around these we put more abundant honour, and our unseemly things have seemliness more abundant,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Corinthians 12:23

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 12:23


12:23 We surround with more abundant honour - By so carefully covering them. More abundant comeliness - By the help of dress.


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