1 Corinthians 2:11
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English Standard Version
For who knows a person’s thoughts except the spirit of that person, which is in him? So also no one comprehends the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.

King James Bible
For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God.

American Standard Version
For who among men knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of the man, which is in him? even so the things of God none knoweth, save the Spirit of God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For what man knoweth the things of a man, but the spirit of a man that is in him? So the things also that are of God no man knoweth, but the Spirit of God.

English Revised Version
For who among men knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of the man, which is in him? even so the things of God none knoweth, save the Spirit of God.

Webster's Bible Translation
For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God.

Weymouth New Testament
For, among human beings, who knows a man's inner thoughts except the man's own spirit within him? In the same way, also, only God's Spirit is acquainted with God's inner thoughts.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Spirit (πνεῦμα)

See on Romans 8:4. The things of God can be recognized only by the highest element of the human personality. They have not entered into the heart (καρδία, see on Romans 1:21), but into the spirit, which is the highest and principal point of contact with the Spirit of God.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

what.

Proverbs 14:10 The heart knows his own bitterness; and a stranger does not intermeddle with his joy.

Proverbs 20:5,27 Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out...

Jeremiah 17:9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

even.

1 Corinthians 2:10 But God has revealed them to us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searches all things, yes, the deep things of God.

Romans 11:33,34 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!...

Cross References
Job 15:8
Have you listened in the council of God? And do you limit wisdom to yourself?

Proverbs 20:27
The spirit of man is the lamp of the LORD, searching all his innermost parts.

1 Corinthians 12:8
For to one is given through the Spirit the utterance of wisdom, and to another the utterance of knowledge according to the same Spirit,

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