1 Corinthians 8:2

“And if any man think that he knoweth any thing, he knoweth nothing yet as he ought to know.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And if any man thinke that hee knoweth any thing, hee knoweth nothing yet as he ought to know.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

If anyone supposes that he knows anything, he has not yet known as he ought to know;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If any man thinketh that he knoweth anything, he knoweth not yet as he ought to know;
- American Standard Version (1901)

If anyone seems to himself to have knowledge, so far he has not the right sort of knowledge about anything;
- Basic English Bible

If any one think he knows anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know [it].
- Darby Bible

And if any man thinketh that he knoweth any thing, he knoweth nothing yet as he ought to know.
- Webster's Bible

If any one imagines that he already possesses any true knowledge, he has as yet attained to no knowledge of the kind to which he ought to have attained;
- Weymouth Bible

But if anyone thinks that he knows anything, he doesn't yet know as he ought to know.
- World English Bible

But if ony man gessith, that he kan ony thing, he hath not yit knowe hou it bihoueth hym to kunne.
- Wycliffe Bible

and if any one doth think to know anything, he hath not yet known anything according as it behoveth [him] to know;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 8:2


8:2 If any man think he knoweth any thing - Aright, unless so far he is taught by God. He knoweth nothing yet as he ought to know - Seeing there is no true knowledge without divine love.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 8:2


1Co 8:2 If any man think that he knoweth any thing, etc. If he is inflated with a sense of knowledge, he has not got on the right track for true knowledge. Humility is essential.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 8:2

  • KIMBA JOHN GABRIEL for verse 2
    THE MOMENT YOU START CONCLUDING YOU KNOW ALL U NEED TO KNOW,U STOP LEARNING.WHEN YOU STOP LEARNING,YOU AUTOMATICALLY START DYING.ASK GOD FOR THE SPIRIT OF HUMILITY TODAY.
  • I think it puts everybone
    in their place concerning most anything we could know not just spiritual things

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