Proclaiming Christ Crucified

And I, when I came to you, brothers,[a] (A)did not come proclaiming to you (B)the testimony[b] of God with lofty speech or wisdom.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 2:1 Or brothers and sisters
  2. 1 Corinthians 2:1 Some manuscripts mystery (or secret)

and my speech and my message were not in plausible words of wisdom, but in demonstration of (A)the Spirit and of power,

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13 And we impart this (A)in words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the Spirit, (B)interpreting spiritual truths to those who are spiritual.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 2:13 Or interpreting spiritual truths in spiritual language, or comparing spiritual things with spiritual

10 For they say, “His letters are weighty and strong, but (A)his bodily presence is weak, and (B)his speech of no account.”

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(A)Even if I am unskilled in speaking, (B)I am not so in knowledge; indeed, in every way (C)we have made this plain to you in all things.

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Christ's Glory and the Prophetic Word

16 For we did not follow (A)cleverly devised (B)myths when we made known to you (C)the power and (D)coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but (E)we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.

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