1 Corinthians 2:5

“That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

That your faith should not stand in the wisdome of men, but in the power of God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

so that your faith would not rest on the wisdom of men, but on the power of God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

that your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So that your faith might be based not on man's wisdom but on the power of God.
- Basic English Bible

that your faith might not stand in men's wisdom, but in God's power.
- Darby Bible

That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.
- Webster's Bible

so that your trust might rest not on the wisdom of man but on the power of God.
- Weymouth Bible

that your faith wouldn't stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.
- World English Bible

that youre feith be not in the wisdom of men, but in the vertu of God.
- Wycliffe Bible

that your faith may not be in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 2:5


2:5 That your faith might not be built on the wisdom or power of man, but on the wisdom and power of God.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 2:5


1Co 2:5 That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men. Their faith was not produced by the triumphs of oratory or philosophy, But in the power of God. By the gospel preached in the power of the Spirit. Hence it was wrought through the means supplied of God.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 2:5

  • Tryphina Mokgadi Rametsi for verse 5
    put your hope in the hand of God-take your soul,spirit and heart in the wisdom of the creator.

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