New International Version
so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom, but on God's power.
King James Bible
That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.
Darby Bible Translation
that your faith might not stand in men's wisdom, but in God's power.
World English Bible
that your faith wouldn't stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.
Young's Literal Translation
that your faith may not be in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
That your faith should not stand - That the illumination of your souls and your conversion to God might appear to have nothing human in it: your belief, therefore, of the truths which have been proposed to you is founded, not in human wisdom, but in Divine power: human wisdom was not employed; and human power, if it had been employed, could not have produced the change.
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"The Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God." --1 CORINTHIANS ii. 7-12. The deep things of God cannot be discovered by unaided reason. "Eye hath not seen:" they are not to be apprehended by the artistic vision. "Ear hath not heard:" they are not unveiled amid the discussion of the philosophic schools. "Neither hath entered into the heart of man:" even poetic insight cannot discern them. All the common lights fail in this realm. We need another illumination, even that provided …
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year
Letter xv (Circa A. D. 1129) to Alvisus, Abbot of Anchin
Of Certain Outward Temptations and Appearances of Satan. Of the Sufferings Thereby Occasioned. Counsels for those who Go On
2 Corinthians 4:7
But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.
2 Corinthians 6:7
in truthful speech and in the power of God; with weapons of righteousness in the right hand and in the left;
2 Corinthians 12:9
But he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me.
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