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but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.
King James Bible
But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.
Darby Bible Translation
but to those that [are] called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ God's power and God's wisdom.
World English Bible
but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ is the power of God and the wisdom of God.
Young's Literal Translation
and to those called -- both Jews and Greeks -- Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But unto them which are called - Τοις κλητοις. Those, both of Jews and Greeks, who were by the preaching of the Gospel called or invited to the marriage feast, and have accordingly believed in Christ Jesus; they prove this doctrine to be divinely powerful, to enlighten and convert the soul, and to be a proof of God's infinite wisdom, which has found out such an effectual way to glorify both his justice and mercy, and save, to the uttermost, all that come to him through Christ Jesus. The called, or invited, κλητοι, is a title of genuine Christians, and is frequently used in the New Testament. Ἁγιοι, saints, is used in the same sense.
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Eversley. 1861. 1 Cor. i. 4, 5, 7. "I thank my God always on your behalf, for the grace of God which is given you by Jesus Christ. That in every thing ye are enriched by Him, in all utterance, and in all knowledge . . . So that ye come behind in no gift; waiting for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Who shall also confirm you unto the end, that ye may be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ." This text is a very important one. It ought to teach me how I should treat you. It …
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Twenty-Second Day. In Christ Our Sanctification.
The National Preacher.
Good Friday, 1860
Does not wisdom call out? Does not understanding raise her voice?
Because of this, God in his wisdom said, 'I will send them prophets and apostles, some of whom they will kill and others they will persecute.'
To all in Rome who are loved by God and called to be his holy people: Grace and peace to you from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
1 Corinthians 1:18
For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
1 Corinthians 1:30
It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God--that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption.
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