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
    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
  • Bruce
    Mari: verse one says I must talk to you even as if you "were" babes .
    When someone hasn't eaten for sometime they can't start eating meat and potatoes they have to start out with liquids. The same with believers. Adult babies. So we can call them babes. They have to start again.Hebrews 5:12-14
  • Mari
    It is for babes in Cbrist. Look at the first couple of verses.
  • J
    Tell the group you are referring to about the mixtures of the ground the way of Cain the fornications of the house of God, we are dead without a chance tell about the victories over our enemies how our enemies shall fall for forgetting the creation of God and trusting in the fears of men!!!!!!!!

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