1 Corinthians 6:2

“Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Do ye not know that the Saints shall iudge the world? And if the world shalbe iudged by you, are ye vnworthy to iudge the smallest matters?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Or do you not know that the saints will judge the world? If the world is judged by you, are you not competent {to} {constitute} the smallest law courts?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Or know ye not that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world is judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Is it not certain that the saints will be the judges of the world? if then the world will be judged by you, are you unable to give a decision about the smallest things?
- Basic English Bible

Do ye not then know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world is judged by you, are ye unworthy of [the] smallest judgments?
- Darby Bible

Do ye not know that the saints will judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?
- Webster's Bible

Do you not know that God's people will sit in judgement upon the world? And if you are the court before which the world is to be judged, are you unfit to deal with these petty matters?
- Weymouth Bible

Don't you know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters?
- World English Bible

Whether ye witen not, that seyntis schulen deme of this world? And if the world schal be demed bi you, be ye vnworthi to deme of the leste thingis?
- Wycliffe Bible

have ye not known that the saints shall judge the world? and if by you the world is judged, are ye unworthy of the smaller judgments?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 6:2


6:2 Know ye not - This expression occurs six times in this single chapter, and that with a peculiar force; for the Corinthians knew and gloried in it, but they did not practise. That the saints - After having been judged themselves. Shall judge the world - Shall be assessors with Christ in the judgment wherein he shall condemn all the wicked, as well angels as men, #Matt 19:28 |#Rev 20:4|.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 6:2


1Co 6:2 Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? Shall sit with Christ, after they have been judged, while the world is judged (Mt 25:41; 19:29). If so high a trust is to be given, it is a little thing that saints should judge differences between church members. These ought all to be submitted to arbitrators, or to the officers.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 6

  • A disciple
    It's "interesting" how the LORD is sifting and purging the hearts and minds of men these days! One person loves and is good, and seeks to bless in the Name of the Lord; and the response from many, is judging and cursing and finding fault! These are the times for searching our hearts, and setting in order before God; and not to be drawn away, after the error of the wicked; and to be faithful to HIM
  • Wayne
    Molly, what does that mean?
  • Molly
    Love the Lord
    Don't judge anyone
    Make them feel good instead of making them sad
  • Joel ahiantafu
    Hmmm am think that Jesus able to do every things for us and he be one who died for us and he saying that : "john 9:5" is saying that as long as i am in the world i am the light of the world " yes true true and truly he be the world and i believe that Jesus is going to make it away yes and in " john 3:16 for God so loved the world that he gave his only son died for us yes i have to be early for you
  • Stephen F. Zielski
    WHO ARE YOU TO JUDGE ? !
  • Plummer harris
    I am greatful that the HOLY SPIRIT is inside of me it give me love so I can show someone else love AMEN,AMEN

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