26 For [a]consider your (A)calling, brethren, that there were (B)not many wise according to [b]the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble; 27 but (C)God has chosen the foolish things of (D)the world to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of (E)the world to shame the things which are strong, 28 and the base things of (F)the world and the despised God has chosen, (G)the things that are not, so that He may (H)nullify the things that are, 29 so that (I)no [c]man may boast before God. 30 But [d]by His doing you are in (J)Christ Jesus, who became to us (K)wisdom from God, [e]and (L)righteousness and (M)sanctification, and (N)redemption, 31 so that, just as it is written, “(O)Let him who boasts, boast in the Lord.”

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 1:26 Lit see
  2. 1 Corinthians 1:26 I.e. human standards
  3. 1 Corinthians 1:29 Lit flesh
  4. 1 Corinthians 1:30 Lit of Him
  5. 1 Corinthians 1:30 Or both

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