1 Corinthians 3:7
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New International Version
So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow.

New Living Translation
It's not important who does the planting, or who does the watering. What's important is that God makes the seed grow.

English Standard Version
So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth.

Berean Study Bible
So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow.

Berean Literal Bible
So neither the one planting nor the one watering is anything, but only God, the One giving growth.

New American Standard Bible
So then neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but God who causes the growth.

King James Bible
So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So then neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth.

International Standard Version
So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is significant, but God, who keeps everything growing, is the one who matters.

NET Bible
So neither the one who plants counts for anything, nor the one who waters, but God who causes the growth.

New Heart English Bible
So then neither he who plants is anything, nor he who waters, but God who gives the increase.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Therefore he who plants is nothing, neither is he who waters anything, but God who gives growth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is important because [only] God makes it grow.

New American Standard 1977
So then neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but God who causes the growth.

Jubilee Bible 2000
So then neither is he that plants anything, neither he that waters, but God that gives the increase.

King James 2000 Bible
So then neither is he that plants anything, neither he that waters; but God that gives the increase.

American King James Version
So then neither is he that plants any thing, neither he that waters; but God that gives the increase.

American Standard Version
So then neither is he that planteth anything, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore, neither he that planteth is any thing, nor he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.

Darby Bible Translation
So that neither the planter is anything, nor the waterer; but God the giver of the increase.

English Revised Version
So then neither is he that planteth anything, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.

Webster's Bible Translation
So then, neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth: but God that giveth the increase.

Weymouth New Testament
So that neither the planter nor the waterer is of any importance. God who gives the increase is all in all.

World English Bible
So then neither he who plants is anything, nor he who waters, but God who gives the increase.

Young's Literal Translation
so that neither is he who is planting anything, nor he who is watering, but He who is giving growth -- God;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
3:5-9 The ministers about whom the Corinthians contended, were only instruments used by God. We should not put ministers into the place of God. He that planteth and he that watereth are one, employed by one Master, trusted with the same revelation, busied in one work, and engaged in one design. They have their different gifts from one and the same Spirit, for the very same purposes; and should carry on the same design heartily. Those who work hardest shall fare best. Those who are most faithful shall have the greatest reward. They work together with God, in promoting the purposes of his glory, and the salvation of precious souls; and He who knows their work, will take care they do not labour in vain. They are employed in his husbandry and building; and He will carefully look over them.
Study Bible
God's Fellow Workers
6I planted the seed and Apollos watered it, but God made it grow. 7So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow. 8He who plants and he who waters are one in purpose, and each will be rewarded according to his own labor.…
Cross References
Psalm 90:17
Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us; And confirm for us the work of our hands; Yes, confirm the work of our hands.

1 Corinthians 3:6
I planted the seed and Apollos watered it, but God made it grow.

1 Corinthians 3:8
He who plants and he who waters are one in purpose, and each will be rewarded according to his own labor.

2 Corinthians 12:11
I have become a fool, but you drove me to it. In fact, you should have commended me, since I am in no way inferior to those "super-apostles," even though I am nothing.
Treasury of Scripture

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