1 Corinthians 3:10
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
AccordingΚατὰ
(kata)
2596: down, against, according topreposition of uncertain origin
to the graceχάριν
(charin)
5485: grace, kindnessa prim. word
of Godθεοῦ
(theou)
2316: God, a godof uncertain origin
which was givenδοθεῖσαν
(dotheisan)
1325: to give (in various senses lit. or fig.)redupl. from the root do-
to me, likeὡς
(ōs)
5613: as, like as, even as, when, since, as long asadverb from hos,
a wiseσοφὸς
(sophos)
4680: skilled, wisea prim. word
master builderἀρχιτέκτων
(architektōn)
753: a master builderfrom archó and tektón
I laidἔθηκα
(ethēka)
5087: to place, lay, setfrom a prim. root the-
a foundation,θεμέλιον
(themelion)
2310b: of or for a foundationfrom tithémi
and anotherἄλλος
(allos)
243: other, anothera prim. word
is buildingἐποικοδομεῖ
(epoikodomei)
2026: to build uponfrom epi and oikodomeó
on it. But each manἕκαστος
(ekastos)
1538: each, everya prim. word
must be carefulβλεπέτω
(blepetō)
991: to look (at)a prim. verb
howπῶς
(pōs)
4459: how?interrog. adverb from the same as posos
he buildsἐποικοδομεῖ
(epoikodomei)
2026: to build uponfrom epi and oikodomeó
on it. 
 
  







KJV Lexicon
κατα  preposition
kata  kat-ah':  (prepositionally) down (in place or time), in varied relations
την  definite article - accusative singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
χαριν  noun - accusative singular feminine
charis  khar'-ece:  acceptable, benefit, favour, gift, grace(-ious), joy, liberality, pleasure, thank(-s, -worthy).
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.
θεου  noun - genitive singular masculine
theos  theh'-os:  a deity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very -- exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
την  definite article - accusative singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
δοθεισαν  verb - aorist passive participle - accusative singular feminine
didomi  did'-o-mee:  to give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection)
μοι  personal pronoun - first person dative singular
moi  moy:  to me -- I, me, mine, my.
ως  adverb
hos  hoce:  which how, i.e. in that manner (very variously used, as follows)
σοφος  adjective - nominative singular masculine
sophos  sof-os':  wise (in a most general application) -- wise.
αρχιτεκτων  noun - nominative singular masculine
architekton  ar-khee-tek'-tone:  a chief constructor, i.e. architect -- masterbuilder.
θεμελιον  noun - accusative singular masculine
themelios  them-el'-ee-os:  something put down, i.e. a substruction (of a building, etc.), -- foundation.
τεθεικα  verb - perfect active indicative - first person singular
tithemi  tith'-ay-mee:  advise, appoint, bow, commit, conceive, give, kneel down, lay (aside, down, up), make, ordain, purpose, put, set (forth), settle, sink down.
αλλος  adjective - nominative singular masculine
allos  al'-los:  else, i.e. different (in many applications) -- more, one (another), (an-, some an-)other(-s, -wise).
δε  conjunction
de  deh:  but, and, etc. -- also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
εποικοδομει  verb - present active indicative - third person singular
epoikodomeo  ep-oy-kod-om-eh'-o:  to build upon, i.e. (figuratively) to rear up -- build thereon (thereupon, on, upon).
εκαστος  adjective - nominative singular masculine
hekastos  hek'-as-tos:  each or every -- any, both, each (one), every (man, one, woman), particularly.
δε  conjunction
de  deh:  but, and, etc. -- also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
βλεπετω  verb - present active imperative - third person singular
blepo  blep'-o:  to look at -- behold, beware, lie, look (on, to), perceive, regard, see, sight, take heed.
πως  adverb
pos  poce:  an interrogative particle of manner; in what way? (sometimes the question is indirect, how?); also as exclamation, how much! -- how, after (by) what manner (means), that. (Occasionally unexpressed in English).
εποικοδομει  verb - present active indicative - third person singular
epoikodomeo  ep-oy-kod-om-eh'-o:  to build upon, i.e. (figuratively) to rear up -- build thereon (thereupon, on, upon).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
According to the grace of God which was given to me, like a wise master builder I laid a foundation, and another is building on it. But each man must be careful how he builds on it.

King James Bible
According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
According to God's grace that was given to me, I have laid a foundation as a skilled master builder, and another builds on it. But each one must be careful how he builds on it.

International Standard Version
As an expert builder using the grace that God gave me, I laid the foundation, and someone else is building on it. But each person must be careful how he builds on it.

NET Bible
According to the grace of God given to me, like a skilled master-builder I laid a foundation, but someone else builds on it. And each one must be careful how he builds.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And according to the grace of God given to me, I laid the foundation as a wise architect and another built upon it, and every person should pay attention to how he builds upon it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
As a skilled and experienced builder, I used the gift that God gave me to lay the foundation [for that building]. However, someone else is building on it. Each person must be careful how he builds on it.

King James 2000 Bible
According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise master builder, I have laid the foundation, and another builds thereon. But let every man take heed how he builds thereupon.
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