1 Corinthians 12:19
New International Version
If they were all one part, where would the body be?

New Living Translation
How strange a body would be if it had only one part!

English Standard Version
If all were a single member, where would the body be?

Berean Study Bible
If they were all one part, where would the body be?

Berean Literal Bible
And if all were one member, where would be the body?

King James Bible
And if they were all one member, where were the body?

New King James Version
And if they were all one member, where would the body be?

New American Standard Bible
If they were all one part, where would the body be?

NASB 1995
If they were all one member, where would the body be?

NASB 1977
And if they were all one member, where would the body be?

Amplified Bible
If they all were a single organ, where would [the rest of] the body be?

Christian Standard Bible
And if they were all the same part, where would the body be?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And if they were all the same part, where would the body be?

American Standard Version
And if they were all one member, where were the body?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But if they were all one member, where is the body?

Contemporary English Version
A body isn't really a body, unless there is more than one part.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And if they all were one member, where would be the body?

English Revised Version
And if they were all one member, where were the body?

Good News Translation
There would not be a body if it were all only one part!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
How could it be a body if it only had one part?

International Standard Version
Now if all of it were one part, there wouldn't be a body, would there?

Literal Standard Version
and if all were one member, where [is] the body?

NET Bible
If they were all the same member, where would the body be?

New Heart English Bible
If they were all one member, where would the body be?

Weymouth New Testament
If they were all one part, where would the body be?

World English Bible
If they were all one member, where would the body be?

Young's Literal Translation
and if all were one member, where the body?

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Body of Christ
18But in fact, God has arranged the members of the body, every one of them, according to His design. 19 If they were all one part, where would the body be? 20As it is, there are many parts, but one body.…

Cross References
1 Corinthians 12:18
But in fact, God has arranged the members of the body, every one of them, according to His design.

1 Corinthians 12:20
As it is, there are many parts, but one body.


Treasury of Scripture

And if they were all one member, where were the body?









Verse 19. - And if they were all one member, where were the body? The interests of the individual must never overshadow those of the Church. In the Church, as in the body, the hypertrophy or the atrophy of any one member is injurious, not only to itself, but to the whole.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
If
εἰ (ei)
Conjunction
Strong's 1487: If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

they were
ἦν (ēn)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

all
πάντα (panta)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

one
ἓν (hen)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 1520: One. (including the neuter Hen); a primary numeral; one.

part,
μέλος (melos)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3196: A bodily organ, limb, member. Of uncertain affinity; a limb or part of the body.

where
ποῦ (pou)
Adverb
Strong's 4226: Genitive case of an interrogative pronoun pos otherwise obsolete; as adverb of place; at what locality.

[would] the
τὸ (to)
Article - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

body [be]?
σῶμα (sōma)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 4983: Body, flesh; the body of the Church. From sozo; the body, used in a very wide application, literally or figuratively.


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