1 Corinthians 2:2

“For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For I determined not to know any thing amōg you, saue Iesus Christ, and him crucified.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For I determined to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For I determined not to know anything among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For I had made the decision to have knowledge of nothing among you but only of Jesus Christ on the cross.
- Basic English Bible

For I did not judge [it well] to know anything among you save Jesus Christ, and *him* crucified.
- Darby Bible

For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.
- Webster's Bible

For I determined to be utterly ignorant, when among you, of everything except of Jesus Christ, and of Him as having been crucified.
- Weymouth Bible

For I determined not to know anything among you, except Jesus Christ, and him crucified.
- World English Bible

For Y demede not me to kunne ony thing among you, but Crist Jhesu, and hym crucified.
- Wycliffe Bible

for I decided not to know any thing among you, except Jesus Christ, and him crucified;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 2:2


2:2 I determined not to know anything - To wave all my other knowledge, and not to preach anything, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified - That is, what he did, suffered, taught. A part is put for the whole.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 2:2


1Co 2:2 Save Jesus Christ, and him crucified. All his preaching centered upon this great theme, "To the Greeks foolishness, and to the Jews a stumbling-block" (1Co 1:23).

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 2

  • Yong soo kim
    Chapter 2:2 is important verse for those who spreading the gospel, precious stone is found ,do not necessarily need to use all the mining tools to recover it again , but we can enjoy among believers by studying the scriptures origins.
    Please read 1 peter ch: 2: 10~ 12. . God bless you.
  • Irene123
    We can fully understand the mind of God - as He has revealed it to us in His Word, but when we get to heaven - there will be so much more we will know of Him; " ... now we see thru a glass darkly, but then face to face."
  • Bruce
    Jesus is The Word,The Bread,The Living Water,The Son of God,My Savior! Only by His Blood is there Salvation:Revelations 1:5 /you will be Baptized with The Holy Ghost and with Fire:Matthew 3:11 / The Spirit will help and guide you--1John 2:27 / only by reading His Word and telling others what He has done,will there be growth and understanding.No man can come to Jesus:John 6:44/2Corinthians 5:17
  • Lala
    God have our backs at all times.
  • BSP
    Verse 10 shows that with the help of the holy spirit we can dig into and understand the "deep things of God."
  • Juan Ramos
    It is an example of the way church members should think about how to work for the Lord in spirit and not by the flesh.

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