1 Corinthians 2:1

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God.
New King James Version

And I, brethren, when I came to you, did not come with excellence of speech or of wisdom declaring to you the testimony of God.
New American Standard Bible

And when I came to you, brethren, I did not come with superiority of speech or of wisdom, proclaiming to you the testimony (or, mystery) of God.
New International Version

When I came to you, brothers, I did not come with eloquence or superior wisdom as I proclaimed to you the testimony about God (or, God’s mystery).
The Amplified Bible

As for myself, brethren, when I came to you, I did not come proclaiming to you the testimony and evidence or mystery and secret of God [concerning what He has done through Christ for the salvation of men] in lofty words of eloquence or human philosophy and wisdom;
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

And as for myself, having come to you, brethren, I came, not having my message dominated by a transcendent rhetorical display or by philosophical subtlety when I was announcing to you the testimony of God,
Phillips’ Modern English

In the same way, my brothers, when I came to proclaim to you God’s secret purpose, I did not come equipped with any brilliance of speech or intellect.
Williams’ Language of the People

Now when I came to you, brothers, I did not come and tell you God’s uncovered secret in rhetorical language or human philosophy,
 
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  1. Error and Deception - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) The phrase “the error of Balaam” opens up what God has to say to those who live in the days of deception prior to His return.

  2. How Christ Is Revealed by the Holy Spirit - Not Through the Intellect!; When He Is Come - A.W. Tozer From a collection of 10 sermons on the Holy Spirit.

  3. Many Deceptions and The Lie - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) How do we reconcile the difference between the many New Testament prophecies that speak of a plurality, even a multiplicity, of deceptions with Paul’s reference to a single lie that carries severe, eternal consequences for those who come under its power?

  4. Teachings of the Spirit - Neil Girrard It is most important that the Holy Spirit, and not some man, be our real teacher. Here’s why.

  5. Why Not One? - Neil Girrard Why has Christ’s High Priestly prayer that we would all be “one” remained unanswered?
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