1 Corinthians 3:11
New International Version
For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ.

New Living Translation
For no one can lay any foundation other than the one we already have--Jesus Christ.

English Standard Version
For no one can lay a foundation other than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

Berean Study Bible
For no one can lay a foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ.

Berean Literal Bible
For no one is able to lay another foundation, besides the one being already laid, which is Jesus Christ.

New American Standard Bible
For no man can lay a foundation other than the one which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

King James Bible
For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

Christian Standard Bible
For no one can lay any other foundation than what has been laid down. That foundation is Jesus Christ.

Contemporary English Version
because Christ is the only foundation.

Good News Translation
For God has already placed Jesus Christ as the one and only foundation, and no other foundation can be laid.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For no one can lay any other foundation than what has been laid down. That foundation is Jesus Christ.

International Standard Version
After all, no one can lay any other foundation than the one that is already laid, and that is Jesus the Messiah.

NET Bible
For no one can lay any foundation other than what is being laid, which is Jesus Christ.

New Heart English Bible
For no one can lay any other foundation than that which has been laid, which is Jesus Christ.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For no man can lay another foundation than that which has been laid, which is Yeshua The Messiah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
After all, no one can lay any other foundation than the one that is already laid, and that foundation is Jesus Christ.

New American Standard 1977
For no man can lay a foundation other than the one which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For no one can lay another foundation than that laid, which is Jesus the Christ.

King James 2000 Bible
For no other foundation can a man lay than what is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

American King James Version
For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

American Standard Version
For other foundation can no man lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For other foundation no man can lay, but that which is laid; which is Christ Jesus.

Darby Bible Translation
For other foundation can no man lay besides that which [is] laid, which is Jesus Christ.

English Revised Version
For other foundation can no man lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

Webster's Bible Translation
For other foundation can no man lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

Weymouth New Testament
For no one can lay any other foundation in addition to that which is already laid, namely Jesus Christ.

World English Bible
For no one can lay any other foundation than that which has been laid, which is Jesus Christ.

Young's Literal Translation
for other foundation no one is able to lay except that which is laid, which is Jesus the Christ;
Study Bible
Christ Our Foundation
10By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as an expert builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one must be careful how he builds. 11For no one can lay a foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ. 12If anyone builds on this foundation using gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, or straw,…
Cross References
Isaiah 28:16
So this is what the Lord GOD says: "See, I lay a stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation; the one who believes will never be shaken.

1 Corinthians 3:10
By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as an expert builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one must be careful how he builds.

1 Corinthians 3:12
If anyone builds on this foundation using gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, or straw,

2 Corinthians 11:4
For if someone comes and proclaims a Jesus other than the One we proclaimed, or if you receive a different spirit than the One you received, or a different gospel than the one you accepted, you put up with it way too easily.

Ephesians 2:20
built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus Himself as the cornerstone.

1 Peter 2:4
As you come to Him, the living stone, rejected by men, but chosen and precious in God's sight,

Treasury of Scripture

For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

Isaiah 28:16
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation: he that believeth shall not make haste.

Matthew 16:18
And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Acts 4:11,12
This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become the head of the corner…







Lexicon
For
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

no one
οὐδεὶς (oudeis)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3762: No one, none, nothing.

can
δύναται (dynatai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1410: (a) I am powerful, have (the) power, (b) I am able, I can. Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.

lay
θεῖναι (theinai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 5087: To put, place, lay, set, fix, establish. A prolonged form of a primary theo to place.

a
ἄλλον (allon)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 243: Other, another (of more than two), different. A primary word; 'else, ' i.e. Different.

foundation
θεμέλιον (themelion)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2310: From a derivative of tithemi; something put down, i.e. A substruction.

other than
παρὰ (para)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 3844: Gen: from; dat: beside, in the presence of; acc: alongside of.

the [one]
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

already laid,
κείμενον (keimenon)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2749: To lie, recline, be placed, be laid, set, specially appointed, destined. Middle voice of a primary verb; to lie outstretched.

which
ὅς (hos)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3739: Who, which, what, that.

is
ἐστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

Jesus
Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.

Christ.
Χριστός (Christos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5547: Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. From chrio; Anointed One, i.e. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.
Verse 11. - Other foundation can no man lay. Any "other" gospel is not merely "another," but "a different" gospel (Galatians 1:9). That which is laid; rather, that is lying (comp. 1 Peter 2:6). It has not been placed there (τεθέντα) by any human bands, but lies there by the eternal will. Which is Jesus Christ. "The doctrine of Jesus Christ is the foundation of all theology; his person of all life." This is again and again inculcated in Scripture: Isaiah 28:16, "Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation, a stone, a tried stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation." On this rock the Church is built (Matthew 16:18: Acts 4:11, 12; Ephesians 2:20). 3:10-15 The apostle was a wise master-builder; but the grace of God made him such. Spiritual pride is abominable; it is using the greatest favours of God, to feed our own vanity, and make idols of ourselves. But let every man take heed; there may be bad building on a good foundation. Nothing must be laid upon it, but what the foundation will bear, and what is of a piece with it. Let us not dare to join a merely human or a carnal life with a Divine faith, the corruption of sin with the profession of Christianity. Christ is a firm, abiding, and immovable Rock of ages, every way able to bear all the weight that God himself or the sinner can lay upon him; neither is there salvation in any other. Leave out the doctrine of his atonement, and there is no foundation for our hopes. But of those who rest on this foundation, there are two sorts. Some hold nothing but the truth as it is in Jesus, and preach nothing else. Others build on the good foundation what will not abide the test, when the day of trail comes. We may be mistaken in ourselves and others; but there is a day coming that will show our actions in the true light, without covering or disguise. Those who spread true and pure religion in all its branches, and whose work will abide in the great day, shall receive a reward. And how great! how much exceeding their deserts! There are others, whose corrupt opinions and doctrines, or vain inventions and usages in the worship of God, shall be made known, disowned, and rejected, in that day. This is plainly meant of a figurative fire, not of a real one; for what real fire can consume religious rites or doctrines? And it is to try every man's works, those of Paul and Apollos, as well as others. Let us consider the tendency of our undertakings, compare them with God's word, and judge ourselves, that we be not judged of the Lord.
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