1 Corinthians 3:16
New International Version
Don't you know that you yourselves are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in your midst?

New Living Translation
Don’t you realize that all of you together are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God lives in you?

English Standard Version
Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you?

Berean Study Bible
Do you not know that you yourselves are God’s temple, and that God’s Spirit dwells in you?

Berean Literal Bible
Do you not know that you yourselves are God's temple, and the Spirit of God dwells in you?

King James Bible
Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?

New King James Version
Do you not know that you are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?

New American Standard Bible
Do you not know that you are a temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?

NASB 1995
Do you not know that you are a temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?

NASB 1977
Do you not know that you are a temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?

Amplified Bible
Do you not know and understand that you [the church] are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells [permanently] in you [collectively and individually]?

Christian Standard Bible
Don’t you yourselves know that you are God’s temple and that the Spirit of God lives in you?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Don't you yourselves know that you are God's sanctuary and that the Spirit of God lives in you?

American Standard Version
Know ye not that ye are a temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Do you not know that you are the Temple of God, and that The Spirit of God dwells within you?

Contemporary English Version
All of you surely know you are God's temple and his Spirit lives in you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Know you not, that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you ?

English Revised Version
Know ye not that ye are a temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?

Good News Translation
Surely you know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit lives in you!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Don't you know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit lives in you?

International Standard Version
You know that you are God's sanctuary and that God's Spirit lives in you, don't you?

Literal Standard Version
Have you not known that you are a temple of God, and the Spirit of God dwells in you?

NET Bible
Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit lives in you?

New Heart English Bible
Do you not know that you are a temple of God, and that God's Spirit lives in you?

Weymouth New Testament
Do you not know that you are God's Sanctuary, and that the Spirit of God has His home within you?

World English Bible
Don't you know that you are a temple of God, and that God's Spirit lives in you?

Young's Literal Translation
have ye not known that ye are a sanctuary of God, and the Spirit of God doth dwell in you?

Additional Translations ...
Context
You are God's Temple
15If it is burned up, he will suffer loss. He himself will be saved, but only as if through the flames. 16 Do you not know that you yourselves are God’s temple, and that God’s Spirit dwells in you? 17If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy him; for God’s temple is holy, and you are that temple.…

Cross References
Romans 6:16
Do you not know that when you offer yourselves as obedient slaves, you are slaves to the one you obey, whether you are slaves to sin leading to death, or to obedience leading to righteousness?

Romans 8:9
You, however, are controlled not by the flesh, but by the Spirit, if the Spirit of God lives in you. And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Christ.

1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are God's fellow workers; you are God's field, God's building.

1 Corinthians 3:17
If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him; for God's temple is holy, and you are that temple.

1 Corinthians 6:19
Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own;

2 Corinthians 6:16
What agreement can exist between the temple of God and idols? For we are the temple of the living God. As God has said: "I will dwell with them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they will be My people."

Ephesians 2:21
In Him the whole building is fitted together and grows into a holy temple in the Lord.

Ephesians 2:22
And in Him you too are being built together into a dwelling place for God in His Spirit.

1 Timothy 3:15
in case I am delayed, so that you will know how each one must conduct himself in God's household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.

Hebrews 3:6
But Christ is faithful as the Son over God's house. And we are His house, if we hold firmly to our confidence and the hope of which we boast.


Treasury of Scripture

Know you not that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?

Know.

1 Corinthians 5:6
Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump?

1 Corinthians 6:2,3,9,16,19
Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters? …

1 Corinthians 9:13,24
Do ye not know that they which minister about holy things live of the things of the temple? and they which wait at the altar are partakers with the altar? …

ye are.

2 Corinthians 6:16
And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.

Ephesians 2:21,22
In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord: …

Hebrews 3:6
But Christ as a son over his own house; whose house are we, if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm unto the end.

the Spirit.

Ezekiel 36:27
And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.

John 14:17
Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

Romans 8:11
But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you.









(16) The temple of God.--From the thought of grand edifices in general the Apostle goes on to the particular case of a building which is not only splendid but "holy"--the temple of God--thus reminding the reader that the rich and valuable metals and stones spoken of previously are to represent spiritual attainments. He introduces the passage with the words "Do ye not know," implying that their conduct was such as could only be pursued by those who were either ignorant or forgetful of the truth of which he now reminds them.

Verses 16-23. - The peril and folly of glorying in men. Verse 16. - Know ye not. The phrase is used by St. Paul in this Epistle to emphasize important truths, as in 1 Corinthians 5:6; 1 Corinthians 6:2,.9, 15; 9:13, 24. Out of this Epistle it only occurs in Romans 6:16; Romans 11:2. That ye are the temple of God. "Ye," both collectively (Ephesians 2:21) and individually; "God's shrine;" not built for men's glory. The word "temple" in the Old Testament always means the material temple; in the Gospels our Lord "spake of the temple of his body;" in the rest of the New Testament the body of every baptized Christian is the temple of God (1 Corinthians 6:16), because "God dwelleth in him" (1 John 4:16; comp. John 14:23). In another aspect Christians can be regarded as "living stones in one spiritual house" (1 Peter 2:5). The temple; rather, the shrine (uses) wherein God dwells (naiei), and which is the holiest part of the temple (hieron).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Do you not know
οἴδατε (oidate)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 1492: To know, remember, appreciate.

that
ὅτι (hoti)
Conjunction
Strong's 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

you yourselves are
ἐστε (este)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

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

temple,
ναὸς (naos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3485: A temple, a shrine, that part of the temple where God himself resides. From a primary naio; a fane, shrine, temple.

and that
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

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

Spirit
Πνεῦμα (Pneuma)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 4151: Wind, breath, spirit.

dwells
οἰκεῖ (oikei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 3611: To inhabit, dwell, indwell. From oikos; to occupy a house, i.e. Reside; by implication, to cohabit.

in
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.

you?
ὑμῖν (hymin)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.


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