1 Corinthians 6:2
Good News Translation
Don't you know that God's people will judge the world? Well, then, if you are to judge the world, aren't you capable of judging small matters?

Contemporary English Version
Don't you know that God's people will judge the world? And if you are going to judge the world, can't you settle small problems?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Know you not that the saints shall judge this world? And if the world shall be judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Know you not that the saints shall judge this world? And if the world shall be judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

the saints.

Psalm 49:14 They are laid in hell like sheep: death shall feed upon them. And the just shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their help shall decay in hell from their glory.

Psalm 149:5-9 The saints shall rejoice in glory: they shall be joyful in their beds. . . .

Daniel 7:18,22 But the saints of the most high God shall take the kingdom: and they shall possess the kingdom for ever and ever. . . .

Zechariah 14:5 And you shall flee to the valley of those mountains, for the valley of the mountains shall be joined even to the next, and you shall flee as you fled from the face of the earthquake in the days of Ozias king of Juda: and the Lord my God shall come, and all the saints with him.

Matthew 19:28 And Jesus said to them: Amen I say to you, that you who have followed me, in the regeneration, when the Son of man shall sit on the seat of his majesty, you also shall sit on twelve seats judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

Luke 22:30 That you may eat and drink at my table, in my kingdom: and may sit upon thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

1 Thessalonians 3:13 To confirm your hearts without blame, in holiness, before God and our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, with all his saints. Amen.

Jude 1:14,15 Now of these Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied, saying: Behold, the Lord cometh with thousands of his saints: . . .

Revelation 2:26,27 And he that shall overcome and keep my works unto the end, I will give him power over the nations. . . .

Revelation 3:21 To him that shall overcome, I will give to sit with me in my throne: as I also have overcome and am set down with my Father in his throne.

Revelation 20:4 And I saw seats. And they sat upon them: and judgment was given unto them. And the souls of them that were beheaded for the testimony of Jesus and for the word of God and who had not adored the beast nor his image nor received his character on their foreheads or in their hands. And they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.

the smallest.

1 Corinthians 6:4 If therefore you have judgments of things pertaining to this world, set them to judge who are the most despised in the church.

2 Corinthians 4:18 While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporal: but the things which are not seen, are eternal.

1 John 2:16,17 For all that is in the world is the concupiscence of the flesh and the concupiscence of the eyes and the pride of life, which is not of the Father but is of the world. . . .

Context
Lawsuits among Believers
1Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to be judged before the unjust: and not before the saints? 2Know you not that the saints shall judge this world? And if the world shall be judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters? 3Know you not that we shall judge angels? How much more things of this world?…
Cross References
Psalm 49:14
They are laid in hell like sheep: death shall feed upon them. And the just shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their help shall decay in hell from their glory.

Daniel 7:18
But the saints of the most high God shall take the kingdom: and they shall possess the kingdom for ever and ever.

Daniel 7:22
Till the ancient of days came and gave judgment to the saints of the most High, and the time came, and the saints obtained the kingdom.

Matthew 19:28
And Jesus said to them: Amen I say to you, that you who have followed me, in the regeneration, when the Son of man shall sit on the seat of his majesty, you also shall sit on twelve seats judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

Romans 6:16
Know you not that to whom you yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants you are whom you obey, whether it be of sin unto death or of obedience unto justice.

1 Corinthians 1:20
Where is the wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the disputer of this world? Hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?

1 Corinthians 1:21
For, seeing that in the wisdom of God, the world, by wisdom, knew not God, it pleased God, by the foolishness of our preaching, to save them that believe.

Revelation 20:4
And I saw seats. And they sat upon them: and judgment was given unto them. And the souls of them that were beheaded for the testimony of Jesus and for the word of God and who had not adored the beast nor his image nor received his character on their foreheads or in their hands. And they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.

Additional Translations
Do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if you are to judge the world, are you not competent to judge trivial cases?

Or do you not know that saints will judge the world? And if the world is to be judged by you, are you unworthy of the smallest of cases?

Do you not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

Or know ye not that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world is judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

Do ye not then know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world is judged by you, are ye unworthy of [the] smallest judgments?

Or know ye not that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world is judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

Do ye not know that the saints will judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

Do you not know that God's people will sit in judgement upon the world? And if you are the court before which the world is to be judged, are you unfit to deal with these petty matters?

Don't you know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

have ye not known that the saints shall judge the world? and if by you the world is judged, are ye unworthy of the smaller judgments?
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