New Living Translation
To one person the Spirit gives the ability to give wise advice; to another the same Spirit gives a message of special knowledge.
King James Bible
For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;
Darby Bible Translation
For to one, by the Spirit, is given the word of wisdom; and to another the word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit;
World English Bible
For to one is given through the Spirit the word of wisdom, and to another the word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit;
Young's Literal Translation
for to one through the Spirit hath been given a word of wisdom, and to another a word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit;
1 Corinthians 12:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:8 The word of wisdom - A power of understanding and explaining the manifold wisdom of God in the grand scheme of gospel salvation. The word of knowledge - Perhaps an extraordinary ability to understand and explain the Old Testament types and prophecies.
LibraryThe Universal Gift
'The manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.'--1 COR. xii. 7. The great fact which to-day commemorates is too often regarded as if it were a transient gift, limited to those on whom it was first bestowed. We sometimes hear it said that the great need of the Christian world is a second Pentecost, a fresh outpouring of the Spirit of God and the like. Such a way of thinking and speaking misconceives the nature and significance of the first Pentecost, which had a transient …
Alexander Maclaren—Romans, Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)
The True Gentleman
I am fully convinced, my dear brothers and sisters, that you are full of goodness. You know these things so well you can teach each other all about them.
1 Corinthians 2:6
Yet when I am among mature believers, I do speak with words of wisdom, but not the kind of wisdom that belongs to this world or to the rulers of this world, who are soon forgotten.
1 Corinthians 2:11
No one can know a person's thoughts except that person's own spirit, and no one can know God's thoughts except God's own Spirit.
1 Corinthians 2:16
For, "Who can know the LORD's thoughts? Who knows enough to teach him?" But we understand these things, for we have the mind of Christ.
1 Corinthians 14:6
Dear brothers and sisters, if I should come to you speaking in an unknown language, how would that help you? But if I bring you a revelation or some special knowledge or prophecy or teaching, that will be helpful.
1 Corinthians 14:26
Well, my brothers and sisters, let's summarize. When you meet together, one will sing, another will teach, another will tell some special revelation God has given, one will speak in tongues, and another will interpret what is said. But everything that is done must strengthen all of you.
2 Corinthians 1:12
We can say with confidence and a clear conscience that we have lived with a God-given holiness and sincerity in all our dealings. We have depended on God's grace, not on our own human wisdom. That is how we have conducted ourselves before the world, and especially toward you.
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