1 Corinthians 3:15

“If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If any mans worke shall bee burnt, he shall suffer losse: but he himselfe shall be saued: yet so, as by fire.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

If any man's work is burned up, he will suffer loss; but he himself will be saved, yet so as through fire.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as through fire.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If the fire puts an end to any man's work, it will be his loss: but he will get salvation himself, though as by fire.
- Basic English Bible

If the work of any one shall be consumed, he shall suffer loss, but *he* shall be saved, but so as through [the] fire.
- Darby Bible

If any man's work shall be burned, he will suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.
- Webster's Bible

If any one's work is burnt up, he will suffer the loss of it; yet he will himself be rescued, but only, as it were, by passing through the fire.
- Weymouth Bible

If any man's work is burned, he will suffer loss, but he himself will be saved, but as through fire.
- World English Bible

If ony mannus werk brenne, he schal suffre harm; but he schal be saaf, so netheles as bi fier.
- Wycliffe Bible

if of any the work is burned up, he shall suffer loss; and himself shall be saved, but so as through fire.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 3:15


3:15 He shall suffer loss - The loss of that peculiar degree of glory.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 3:15


1Co 3:15 If any man's work shall be burned. Shall perish as worthless. Such an one will forfeit his reward. He himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire. He is saved, because he intended well, but is barely saved, like one who escapes from a burning house where all his property is consumed.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 3

  • Steve morrow
    1 CORINTHIANS 3:19 FOR THE WISDOM OF THIS WORLD IS FOOLISHNESS WITH GOD FOR IT IS WRITTEN HE TAKETH THE WISE IN THEIR OWN CRAFTINESS ISAIAH 29:15 WOE UNTO THEM THAT SEEK DEEP TO HIDE THEIR COUNSEL FROM THE LORD AND THEIR WORKS ARE IN THE DARK AND THEY SAY WHO SEETH US AND WHO KNOWETH US *** PSALM 106:13 THEY SOON FORGAT HIS WORKS THEY WAITED NOT FOR HIS COUNSEL
  • Steve morrow
    1 CORINTHIANS 3:16 KNOW YOU NOT THAT YOU ARE THE TEMPLE OF GOD AND THAT THE SPIRIT OF GOD DWELLETH IN YOU 3:17 IF ANY MAN DEFILE THE TEMPLE OF GOD HIM SHALL GOD DESTROY FOR THE TEMPLE OF GOD IS HOLY WHICH TEMPLE YOU ARE
  • Steve morrow
    1CORIN3:10ACCORDING TO THE GRACE OF GOD WHICH IS GIVEN UNTO ME AS A WISE MASTERBUILDER I HAVE LAID THE FOUNDATION AND ANOTHER BUILDETH THEREON-BUT LET EVRY MAN TAKE HEED HOW HE BUILDETH THEREON-PROVERBS24:3THROUGH WISDOM IS AN HOUSE BUILDED AND BY UNDERSTANDING IT IS ESTABLISHED EPH 2:20AND ARE BUILT UPON THE FOUNDATION OF THE APOSTLES AND PROPHETS JESUS CHRIST HIMSELF BEING THE CHIEF CORNER STONE
  • Steve morrow
    cont from above ---1 corin 3:10 according to the grace of GOD which is given to me as a wise masterbuilder I have laid the foundation and another buildeth thereon but let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon pro 24:3 through wisdom is an house builded and by understanding it is established john 1:17 for the law was given by moses but grace and truth came by JESUS CHRIST
  • Irene123
    Bruce - what Bible do you use?
  • Mari
    Yes,I see it now. TY

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