1 Corinthians 3:18

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.
New King James Version

Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you seems to be wise in this age, let him become a fool that he may become wise.
New American Standard Bible

Let no man deceive himself. If any man among thinks that he is wise in this age, let him become foolish that he may become wise.
New International Version

Do not deceive yourselves. If any one of you thinks he is wise by the standards of this age, he should become a “fool” so that he may become wise.
The Amplified Bible

Let no person deceive himself. If anyone among you supposes that he is wise in this age, let him become a fool [let him discard his worldly discernment and recognize himself as dull, stupid, and foolish, without true learning and scholarship], that he may become [really] wise.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

Let no one continue to be deceiving himself. If, as is the case, anyone among you thinks himself to be wise in the sphere of the things of this age, let him become a fool [in the estimation of this age] in order that he may become wise.
Phillips’ Modern English

Let no one be under any illusion over this. If any man among you thinks himself one of the world’s clever ones, let him discard his cleverness that he learn to be truly wise.
Williams’ Language of the People

Let no one deceive himself. If anyone of you supposes that he is wise in this world’s wisdom, as compared with the rest of you, to become really wise he must become a fool.
 
1 Cor. 3:17 π 1 Cor. 3:19
Scriptures π 1 Corinthians

See Also:


Writings on the Paidion Books Site
That Reference This Scripture

  1. Fearing Man; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard This ruler’s work lies in the realm of getting us to fear (respectfully obey) man rather than God, that is, obey any man or follow any tradition, philosophy or teaching of man rather than obey God.

  2. 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.

  3. Where Should I Go To Church? - Neil Girrard This important - but ignorant - question deserves to be answered.

  4. The Word “Deceived” the Description of Every Unregenerate Man; War On the Saints - Jesse Penn-Lewis No one likes to admit that they are deceived – but deception is rampant among the followers of Christ nonetheless.
back to top


Site Panel π Home π MNQs π New Posts π Songs π Books π Series π Articles π PDFs
Scriptures π Greek Dictionary π Top 25 Scriptures π Top 50 Writings π Twisted Scriptures π Bible Bullets
Authors π Subjects π Titles π Links π Donations