1 Corinthians 2:5
New International Version
so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom, but on God's power.

New Living Translation
I did this so you would trust not in human wisdom but in the power of God.

English Standard Version
so that your faith might not rest in the wisdom of men but in the power of God.

Berean Study Bible
so that your faith would not rest on men’s wisdom, but on God’s power.

Berean Literal Bible
so that your faith might not be in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

King James Bible
That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

New King James Version
that your faith should not be in the wisdom of men but in the power of God.

New American Standard Bible
so that your faith would not rest on the wisdom of mankind, but on the power of God.

NASB 1995
so that your faith would not rest on the wisdom of men, but on the power of God.

NASB 1977
that your faith should not rest on the wisdom of men, but on the power of God.

Amplified Bible
so that your faith would not rest on the wisdom and rhetoric of men, but on the power of God.

Christian Standard Bible
so that your faith might not be based on human wisdom but on God’s power.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
so that your faith might not be based on men's wisdom but on God's power.

American Standard Version
that your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
That your faith would not be in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

Contemporary English Version
That way you would have faith because of God's power and not because of human wisdom.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That your faith might not stand on the wisdom of men, but on the power of God.

English Revised Version
that your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

Good News Translation
Your faith, then, does not rest on human wisdom but on God's power.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
so that your faith would not be based on human wisdom but on God's power.

International Standard Version
so that your faith would not be based on human wisdom but on God's power.

Literal Standard Version
that your faith may not be in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

NET Bible
so that your faith would not be based on human wisdom but on the power of God.

New Heart English Bible
that your faith would not rest on human wisdom, but on the power of God.

Weymouth New Testament
so that your trust might rest not on the wisdom of man but on the power of God.

World English Bible
that your faith wouldn't stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

Young's Literal Translation
that your faith may not be in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Paul's Message by the Spirit's Power
4My message and my preaching were not with persuasive words of wisdom, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, 5so that your faith would not rest on men’s wisdom, but on God’s power. 6Among the mature, however, we speak a message of wisdom—but not the wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing.…

Cross References
2 Corinthians 4:7
Now we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this surpassingly great power is from God and not from us.

2 Corinthians 6:7
in truthful speech and in the power of God; with the weapons of righteousness in the right hand and in the left;

2 Corinthians 12:9
But He said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is perfected in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly in my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest on me.


Treasury of Scripture

That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

stand.

1 Corinthians 1:17
For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect.

1 Corinthians 3:6
I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.

Acts 16:14
And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, that she attended unto the things which were spoken of Paul.









Verse 5. - In the power of God. So in 2 Corinthians 4:7 he says that the treasure they carried was "in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God and not of us."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
so that
ἵνα (hina)
Conjunction
Strong's 2443: In order that, so that. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that.

your
ὑμῶν (hymōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

faith
πίστις (pistis)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 4102: Faith, belief, trust, confidence; fidelity, faithfulness.

would not rest
(ē)
Verb - Present Subjunctive 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.

on
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

men’s
ἀνθρώπων (anthrōpōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.

wisdom,
σοφίᾳ (sophia)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 4678: Wisdom, insight, skill (human or divine), intelligence. From sophos; wisdom.

but
ἀλλ’ (all’)
Conjunction
Strong's 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

on
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

God’s
Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

power.
δυνάμει (dynamei)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 1411: From dunamai; force; specially, miraculous power.


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