26 For [a]consider your (A)calling, brothers and sisters, 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 [c]insignificant 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 [d]human may boast before God.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 1:26 Lit see
  2. 1 Corinthians 1:26 I.e., human standards
  3. 1 Corinthians 1:28 Or lowly
  4. 1 Corinthians 1:29 Lit flesh