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As for me, brothers, when I came to you, I did not come with superior speech or wisdom in order to proclaim to you the testimony[a] of God. For I had no intention of knowing anything among you except Jesus Christ, and him crucified. I came to you[b] in weakness, in fear, and with much trembling. My message and my preaching were not marked by persuasive words of human[c] wisdom, but by a demonstration of the Spirit and of power, so that your faith would not rest on human wisdom, but on God’s power.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 2:1 A few witnesses to the text read mystery.
  2. 1 Corinthians 2:3 Or I was with you
  3. 1 Corinthians 2:4 A few witnesses to the text omit human.