and my [a]message and my preaching were (A)not in persuasive words of [b]wisdom, but in demonstration of (B)the Spirit and of power, so that your faith would not [c]rest on the [d]wisdom of mankind, but on (C)the power of God.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 2:4 Lit word
  2. 1 Corinthians 2:4 Or cleverness
  3. 1 Corinthians 2:5 Lit be
  4. 1 Corinthians 2:5 Or cleverness

10 [a](A)For to us God revealed them (B)through the Spirit; for the Spirit searches all things, even the (C)depths of God.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 2:10 One early ms But

13 We also speak these things, (A)not in words taught by human wisdom, but in those taught by the Spirit, [a]combining spiritual thoughts with spiritual words.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 2:13 Or interpreting spiritual things for spiritual people