|New International Version (© 2011)|
No, we declare God's wisdom, a mystery that has been hidden and that God destined for our glory before time began.
King James Bible
But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory:
American Standard Version
but we speak God's wisdom in a mystery, even the wisdom that hath been hidden, which God foreordained before the worlds unto our glory:
Young's Literal Translation
but we speak the hidden wisdom of God in a secret, that God foreordained before the ages to our glory,
1 Corinthians 2:7 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The wisdom of God in a mystery - The Gospel of Jesus Christ, which had been comparatively hidden from the foundation of the world, (the settling of the Jewish economy, as this phrase often means), though appointed from the beginning to be revealed in the fullness of time. For, though this Gospel was, in a certain sense, announced by the prophets, and prefigured by the law, yet it is certain that even the most intelligent of the Jewish rulers, their doctors, scribes, and Pharisees, had no adequate knowledge of it; therefore it was still a mystery to them and others, till it was so gloriously revealed by the preaching of the apostles.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Psalm 78:2 I will open my mouth in a parable: I will utter dark sayings of old:
Isaiah 48:6,7 You have heard, see all this; and will not you declare it? I have showed you new things from this time, even hidden things...
Matthew 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth...
Matthew 13:35 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables...
Romans 16:25,26 Now to him that is of power to establish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ...
Ephesians 1:4 According as he has chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:
Ephesians 3:4-9 Whereby, when you read, you may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ)...
Colossians 1:26,27 Even the mystery which has been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints...
2 Timothy 1:9 Who has saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace...
1 Peter 1:11 Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify...
Revelation 13:8 And all that dwell on the earth shall worship him...
1 Peter 5:1,10 The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ...
2 Peter 1:3 According as his divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness...
1 Corinthians 2:7 Parallel CommentariesAges Dealing Decreed Existence Foreordained Glory God's Hidden Hitherto Impart Kept Mystery Ordained Predestined Pre-Destined Predetermined Result Secret Speak Store Time Truths Wisdom World WorldsAges Dealing Decreed Existence Foreordained Glory God's Hidden Hitherto Impart Kept Mystery Ordained Predestined Pre-Destined Predetermined Result Secret Speak Store Time Truths Wisdom World WorldsTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Romans 8:29 For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters.
Romans 8:30 And those he predestined, he also called; those he called, he also justified; those he justified, he also glorified.
Romans 11:25 I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers and sisters, so that you may not be conceited: Israel has experienced a hardening in part until the full number of the Gentiles has come in,
Romans 16:25 Now to him who is able to establish you in accordance with my gospel, the message I proclaim about Jesus Christ, in keeping with the revelation of the mystery hidden for long ages past,
1 Corinthians 2:1 And so it was with me, brothers and sisters. When I came to you, I did not come with eloquence or human wisdom as I proclaimed to you the testimony about God.
Ephesians 3:10 His intent was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms,
Hebrews 1:2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom also he made the universe.