1 Corinthians 3:2
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New International Version
I gave you milk, not solid food, for you were not yet ready for it. Indeed, you are still not ready.

New Living Translation
I had to feed you with milk, not with solid food, because you weren't ready for anything stronger. And you still aren't ready,

English Standard Version
I fed you with milk, not solid food, for you were not ready for it. And even now you are not yet ready,

Berean Study Bible
I gave you milk, not solid food, for you were not yet ready for solid food. In fact, you are still not ready,

Berean Literal Bible
I gave you milk to drink, not solid food, for not yet were you able. In fact, now you are still not able,

New American Standard Bible
I gave you milk to drink, not solid food; for you were not yet able to receive it. Indeed, even now you are not yet able,

King James Bible
I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I gave you milk to drink, not solid food, because you were not yet ready for it. In fact, you are still not ready,

International Standard Version
I gave you milk to drink, not solid food, because you weren't ready for it. And you're still not ready!

NET Bible
I fed you milk, not solid food, for you were not yet ready. In fact, you are still not ready,

New Heart English Bible
I fed you with milk, not solid food, for you weren't yet ready. And even now you are still not ready,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I gave you milk to drink and I did not give you solid food, for you have not been able to bear it until now, neither now are you able.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I gave you milk to drink. I didn't give you solid food because you weren't ready for it. Even now you aren't ready for it

New American Standard 1977
I gave you milk to drink, not solid food; for you were not yet able to receive it. Indeed, even now you are not yet able,

Jubilee Bible 2000
I have fed you with milk, and not with solid food, for until now ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able.

King James 2000 Bible
I have fed you with milk, and not with solid food: for until now you were not able to bear it, neither yet now are you able.

American King James Version
I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for till now you were not able to bear it, neither yet now are you able.

American Standard Version
I fed you with milk, not with meat; for ye were not yet able to bear it : nay, not even now are ye able;

Douay-Rheims Bible
I gave you milk to drink, not meat; for you were not able as yet. But neither indeed are you now able; for you are yet carnal.

Darby Bible Translation
I have given you milk to drink, not meat, for ye have not yet been able, nor indeed are ye yet able;

English Revised Version
I fed you with milk, not with meat; for ye were not yet able to bear it: nay, not even now are ye able;

Webster's Bible Translation
I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able.

Weymouth New Testament
I fed you with milk and not with solid food, since for this you were not yet strong enough. And even now you are not strong enough:

World English Bible
I fed you with milk, not with meat; for you weren't yet ready. Indeed, not even now are you ready,

Young's Literal Translation
with milk I fed you, and not with meat, for ye were not yet able, but not even yet are ye now able,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
3:1-4 The most simple truths of the gospel, as to man's sinfulness and God's mercy, repentance towards God, and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, stated in the plainest language, suit the people better than deeper mysteries. Men may have much doctrinal knowledge, yet be mere beginners in the life of faith and experience. Contentions and quarrels about religion are sad evidences of carnality. True religion makes men peaceable, not contentious. But it is to be lamented, that many who should walk as Christians, live and act too much like other men. Many professors, and preachers also, show themselves to be yet carnal, by vain-glorious strife, eagerness for dispute, and readiness to despise and speak evil of others.
Study Bible
God's Fellow Workers
1Brothers, I could not address you as spiritual, but as worldly—as infants in Christ. 2I gave you milk, not solid food, for you were not yet ready for solid food. In fact, you are still not ready, 3for you are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and dissension among you, are you not worldly? Are you not walking in the way of man?…
Cross References
John 16:12
I still have much to tell you, but you cannot yet bear to hear it.

Hebrews 5:12
Although by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to reteach you the basic principles of God's word. You need milk, not solid food!

1 Peter 2:2
Like newborn infants, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation,
Treasury of Scripture

I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for till now you were not able to bear it, neither yet now are you able.

fed.

Hebrews 5:12-14 For when for the time you ought to be teachers…

1 Peter 2:2 As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that you may …

for.

John 16:12 I have yet many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now.

Hebrews 5:11,12 Of whom we have many things to say, and hard to be uttered, seeing …

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