1 Corinthians 1:21
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
1894 [e]ἐπειδὴ
epeidē
SinceConj
1063 [e]γὰρ
gar
forConj
1722 [e]ἐν
en
inPrep
3588 [e]τῇ
theArt-DFS
4678 [e]σοφίᾳ
sophia
wisdomN-DFS
3588 [e]τοῦ
tou
- Art-GMS
2316 [e]Θεοῦ
Theou
of God,N-GMS
3756 [e]οὐκ
ouk
notAdv
1097 [e]ἔγνω
egnō
knewV-AIA-3S
3588 [e]
ho
theArt-NMS
2889 [e]κόσμος
kosmos
worldN-NMS
1223 [e]διὰ
dia
throughPrep
3588 [e]τῆς
tēs
theArt-GFS
4678 [e]σοφίας
sophias
wisdomN-GFS
3588 [e]τὸν
ton
- Art-AMS
2316 [e]Θεόν,
Theon
God,N-AMS
2106 [e]εὐδόκησεν
eudokēsen
was pleasedV-AIA-3S
3588 [e]
ho
- Art-NMS
2316 [e]Θεὸς
Theos
God,N-NMS
1223 [e]διὰ
dia
throughPrep
3588 [e]τῆς
tēs
theArt-GFS
3472 [e]μωρίας
mōrias
foolishnessN-GFS
3588 [e]τοῦ
tou
of theArt-GNS
2782 [e]κηρύγματος
kērygmatos
proclamation,N-GNS
4982 [e]σῶσαι
sōsai
to saveV-ANA
3588 [e]τοὺς
tous
thoseArt-AMP
4100 [e]πιστεύοντας.
pisteuontas
believing.V-PPA-AMP









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 1:21 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
ἐπειδὴ γὰρ ἐν τῇ σοφίᾳ τοῦ Θεοῦ οὐκ ἔγνω ὁ κόσμος διὰ τῆς σοφίας τὸν Θεόν, εὐδόκησεν ὁ Θεὸς διὰ τῆς μωρίας τοῦ κηρύγματος σῶσαι τοὺς πιστεύοντας.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 1:21 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
ἐπειδὴ γὰρ ἐν τῇ σοφίᾳ τοῦ θεοῦ οὐκ ἔγνω ὁ κόσμος διὰ τῆς σοφίας τὸν θεόν, εὐδόκησεν ὁ θεὸς διὰ τῆς μωρίας τοῦ κηρύγματος σῶσαι τοὺς πιστεύοντας.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 1:21 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ἐπειδὴ γὰρ ἐν τῇ σοφίᾳ τοῦ θεοῦ οὐκ ἔγνω ὁ κόσμος διὰ τῆς σοφίας τὸν θεόν, εὐδόκησεν ὁ θεὸς διὰ τῆς μωρίας τοῦ κηρύγματος σῶσαι τοὺς πιστεύοντας.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 1:21 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Ἐπειδὴ γὰρ ἐν τῇ σοφίᾳ τοῦ θεοῦ οὐκ ἔγνω ὁ κόσμος διὰ τῆς σοφίας τὸν θεόν, εὐδόκησεν ὁ θεὸς διὰ τῆς μωρίας τοῦ κηρύγματος σῶσαι τοὺς πιστεύοντας.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 1:21 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ἐπειδὴ γὰρ ἐν τῇ σοφίᾳ τοῦ Θεοῦ οὐκ ἔγνω ὁ κόσμος διὰ τῆς σοφίας τὸν Θεόν, εὐδόκησεν ὁ Θεὸς διὰ τῆς μωρίας τοῦ κηρύγματος σῶσαι τοὺς πιστεύοντας.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 1:21 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ἐπειδὴ γὰρ ἐν τῇ σοφίᾳ τοῦ θεοῦ οὐκ ἔγνω ὁ κόσμος διὰ τῆς σοφίας τὸν θεόν, εὐδόκησεν ὁ θεὸς διὰ τῆς μωρίας τοῦ κηρύγματος σῶσαι τοὺς πιστεύοντας.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 1:21 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ἐπειδὴ γὰρ ἐν τῇ σοφίᾳ τοῦ Θεοῦ οὐκ ἔγνω ὁ κόσμος διὰ τῆς σοφίας τὸν Θεόν, εὐδόκησεν ὁ Θεὸς διὰ τῆς μωρίας τοῦ κηρύγματος σῶσαι τοὺς πιστεύοντας.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 1:21 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
ἐπειδὴ γὰρ ἐν τῇ σοφίᾳ τοῦ θεοῦ οὐκ ἔγνω ὁ κόσμος διὰ τῆς σοφίας τὸν θεόν εὐδόκησεν ὁ θεὸς διὰ τῆς μωρίας τοῦ κηρύγματος σῶσαι τοὺς πιστεύοντας·

1 Corinthians 1:21 Hebrew Bible
כי אחרי אשר בחכמת האלהים לא ידע העולם את האלהים בחכמה היה רצון לפניו להושיע בסכלות הקריאה את המאמינים׃

1 Corinthians 1:21 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܡܛܠ ܓܝܪ ܕܒܚܟܡܬܗ ܕܐܠܗܐ ܠܐ ܝܕܥ ܥܠܡܐ ܒܚܟܡܬܐ ܠܐܠܗܐ ܨܒܐ ܐܠܗܐ ܕܒܫܛܝܘܬܐ ܕܟܪܘܙܘܬܐ ܢܚܐ ܠܐܝܠܝܢ ܕܡܗܝܡܢܝܢ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not come to know God, God was well-pleased through the foolishness of the message preached to save those who believe.

King James Bible
For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For since, in God's wisdom, the world did not know God through wisdom, God was pleased to save those who believe through the foolishness of the message preached.
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in.

1 Corinthians 1:24 But to them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power …

Daniel 2:20 Daniel answered and said, Blessed be the name of God for ever and …

Romans 11:33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! …

Ephesians 3:10 To the intent that now to the principalities and powers in heavenly …

the wisdom. Dr. Lightfoot well observes, 'that [sophia tou theos,] the wisdom of God, is not to be understood of that wisdom which had God for its author, but of that wisdom which had God for its object. There was, among the heathen, [sophia tes physeos,] wisdom about natural things, that is philosophy; and [sophia tou theos,] wisdom about God, that is, divinity. But the world, in its divinity, could not, by wisdom, know God.' The wisest of the heathen had no just and correct views of the Divine nature; of which the works of Cicero and Lucretius are incontestable proofs.

the world.

Matthew 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord …

Luke 10:21 In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank you, O Father, …

Romans 1:20-22,28 For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are …

the foolishness. See on

1 Corinthians 1:18 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; …

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