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1 Corinthians 1:18 New King James Version (NKJV)

Christ the Power and Wisdom of God

18 For the [a]message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 1:18 Lit. word
New King James Version (NKJV)

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1 Corinthians 1:18 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

The Wisdom of God

18 For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who [a]are perishing, but to us who [b]are being saved it is the power of God.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Corinthians 1:18 Or perish
  2. 1 Corinthians 1:18 Or are saved
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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1 Corinthians 1:18 Amplified Bible (AMP)

The Wisdom of God

18 For the message of the cross is foolishness [absurd and illogical] to those who are perishing and spiritually dead [because they reject it], but to us who are being saved [by God’s grace] it is [the manifestation of] the power of God.

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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1 Corinthians 1:18 New International Version (NIV)

Christ Crucified Is God’s Power and Wisdom

18 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.

New International Version (NIV)

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1 Corinthians 1:18 King James Version (KJV)

18 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.

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