1 Corinthians 1:28
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
and the base thingsἀγενῆ
(agenē)
36: unborn, of no family, ignoblefrom alpha (as a neg. prefix) and genos
of the worldκόσμου
(kosmou)
2889: order, the worlda prim. word
and the despisedἐξουθενημένα
(exouthenēmena)
1848: to despise, treat with contemptfrom exoudeneó
Godθεός
(theos)
2316: God, a godof uncertain origin
has chosen,ἐξελέξατο
(exelexato)
1586: to selectfrom ek and legó (in the sense of pick up)
the things that are not, soἵνα
(ina)
2443: in order that, that, so thata prim. conjunction denoting purpose, definition or result
that He may nullifyκαταργήσῃ
(katargēsē)
2673: to render inoperative, abolishfrom kata and argeó
the things that are, 
 
  







KJV Lexicon
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
τα  definite article - accusative plural neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
αγενη  adjective - accusative plural neuter
agenes  ag-en-ace':  without kin, i.e. (of unknown descent, and by implication) ignoble -- base things.
του  definite article - genitive singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
κοσμου  noun - genitive singular masculine
kosmos  kos'-mos:  orderly arrangement, i.e. decoration; by implication, the world (in a wide or narrow sense, including its inhabitants, literally or figuratively (morally) -- adorning, world.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
τα  definite article - accusative plural neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
εξουθενημενα  verb - perfect passive participle - accusative plural neuter
exoutheneo  ex-oo-then-eh'-o:  contemptible, despise, least esteemed, set at nought.
εξελεξατο  verb - aorist middle indicative - third person singular
eklegomai  ek-leg'-om-ahee:  to select -- make choice, choose (out), chosen.
ο  definite article - nominative singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
θεος  noun - nominative singular masculine
theos  theh'-os:  a deity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very -- exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
τα  definite article - accusative plural neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
μη  particle - nominative
me  may:  any but (that), forbear, God forbid, lack, lest, neither, never, no (wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without.
οντα  verb - present participle - accusative plural neuter
on  oan:  being -- be, come, have.
ινα  conjunction
hina  hin'-ah:  in order that (denoting the purpose or the result) -- albeit, because, to the intent (that), lest, so as, (so) that, (for) to.
τα  definite article - accusative plural neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
οντα  verb - present participle - accusative plural neuter
on  oan:  being -- be, come, have.
καταργηση  verb - aorist active subjunctive - third person singular
katargeo  kat-arg-eh'-o:  to be (render) entirely idle (useless), literally or figuratively
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
and the base things of the world and the despised God has chosen, the things that are not, so that He may nullify the things that are,

King James Bible
And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
God has chosen what is insignificant and despised in the world--what is viewed as nothing--to bring to nothing what is viewed as something,

International Standard Version
And God chose what is insignificant in the world, what is despised, what is nothing, in order to destroy what is something,

NET Bible
God chose what is low and despised in the world, what is regarded as nothing, to set aside what is regarded as something,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he has chosen those of low descent in the world and the rejects and those who are nothing, to nullify those who are,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
God chose what the world considers ordinary and what it despises-what it considers to be nothing-in order to destroy what it considers to be something.

King James 2000 Bible
And base things of the world, and things which are despised, has God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nothing things that are:
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