1 Corinthians 2:14
Good News Translation
Whoever does not have the Spirit cannot receive the gifts that come from God's Spirit. Such a person really does not understand them, and they seem to be nonsense, because their value can be judged only on a spiritual basis.

Contemporary English Version
This is why only someone who has God's Spirit can understand spiritual blessings. Anyone who doesn't have God's Spirit thinks these blessings are foolish.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But the sensual man perceiveth not these things that are of the Spirit of God. For it is foolishness to him: and he cannot understand, because it is spiritually examined.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But the sensual man perceiveth not these things that are of the Spirit of God. For it is foolishness to him: and he cannot understand, because it is spiritually examined.

the natural man.

1 Corinthians 15:44,46 It is sown a natural body: it shall rise a spiritual body. If there be a natural body, there is also a spiritual body, as it is written: . . .

James 3:15 For this is not wisdom, descending from above: but earthly, sensual, devilish.

Jude 1:19 These are they who separate themselves, sensual men, having not the Spirit.

*Gr:

receiveth.

Matthew 13:11 Who answered and said to them: Because to you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven: but to them it is not given.

*etc:

Matthew 16:23 Who turning, said to Peter: Go behind me, Satan, thou art a scandal unto me: because thou savourest not the things that are of God, but the things that are of men.

John 3:3-6 Jesus answered and said to him: Amen, amen, I say to thee, unless a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. . . .

John 8:43 Why do you not know my speech? Because you cannot hear my word.

John 10:26,27 But you do not believe, because you are not of my sheep. . . .

John 12:37 And whereas he had done so many miracles before them, they believed not in him:

Romans 8:5-8 For they that are according to the flesh mind the things that are of the flesh: but they that are according to the spirit mind the things that are of the spirit. . . .

the things.

1 Corinthians 2:12 Now, we have received not the spirit of this world, but the Spirit that is of God: that we may know the things that are given us from God.

John 14:26 But the Paraclete, the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring all things to your mind, whatsoever I shall have said to you.

John 15:26 But when the Paraclete cometh, whom I will send you from the Father, the Spirit of truth, who proceedeth from the Father, he shall give testimony of me.

John 16:8-15 And when he is come, he will convince the world of sin and of justice and of judgment. . . .

they.

1 Corinthians 1:18,23 For the word of the cross, to them indeed that perish, is foolishness: but to them that are saved, that is, to us, it is the power of God. . . .

John 8:51,52 Amen, amen, I say to you: If any man keep my word, he shall not see death for ever. . . .

John 10:20 And many of them said: He hath a devil and is mad. Why hear you him?

Acts 17:18,32 And certain philosophers of the Epicureans and of the Stoics disputed with him. And some said: What is it that this word sower would say? But others: He seemeth to be a setter forth of new gods. Because he preached to them Jesus and the resurrection. . . .

Acts 18:15 But if they be questions of word and names and of your law, look you to it. I will not be judge of such things.

Acts 25:19 But had certain questions of their own superstition against him, and of one Jesus deceased, whom Paul affirmed to be alive.

Acts 26:24,25 As he spoke these things and made his answer, Festus said with a loud voice: Paul, thou art beside thyself: much learning doth make thee mad. . . .

neither.

Proverbs 14:6 A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: the learning of the wise is easy.

John 5:44 How can you believe, who receive glory one from another: and the glory which is from God alone, you do not seek?

John 6:44,45 No man can come to me, except the Father, who hath sent me, draw him. And I will raise him up in the last day. . . .

Acts 16:14 And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, one that worshipped God, did hear: whose heart the Lord opened to attend to those things which were said by Paul.

2 Corinthians 4:4-6 In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of unbelievers, that the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine unto them. . . .

1 John 2:20,27 But you have the unction from the Holy One and know all things. . . .

1 John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God is come. And he hath given us understanding that we may know the true God and may be in his true Son. This is the true God and life eternal.

Jude 1:19 These are they who separate themselves, sensual men, having not the Spirit.

Context
Spiritual Wisdom
13Which things also we speak: not in the learned words of human wisdom, but in the doctrine of the Spirit, comparing spiritual things with spiritual. 14But the sensual man perceiveth not these things that are of the Spirit of God. For it is foolishness to him: and he cannot understand, because it is spiritually examined. 15But the spiritual man judgeth all things: and he himself is judged of no man.…
Cross References
John 14:17
The spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, nor knoweth him. But you shall know him; because he shall abide with you and shall be in you.

1 Corinthians 1:18
For the word of the cross, to them indeed that perish, is foolishness: but to them that are saved, that is, to us, it is the power of God.

1 Corinthians 1:21
For, seeing that in the wisdom of God, the world, by wisdom, knew not God, it pleased God, by the foolishness of our preaching, to save them that believe.

1 Corinthians 1:23
But we preach Christ crucified: unto the Jews indeed a stumblingblock, and unto the Gentiles foolishness:

1 Corinthians 1:25
For the foolishness of God is wiser than men: and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

1 Corinthians 3:1
And I, brethren, could not speak to you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal. As unto little ones in Christ.

1 Corinthians 15:44
It is sown a natural body: it shall rise a spiritual body. If there be a natural body, there is also a spiritual body, as it is written:

1 Corinthians 15:46
Yet that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural: afterwards that which is spiritual.

James 3:15
For this is not wisdom, descending from above: but earthly, sensual, devilish.

Jude 1:19
These are they who separate themselves, sensual men, having not the Spirit.

Additional Translations
The natural man does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God. For they are foolishness to him, and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned.

But the natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God; for they are foolishness to him, and he is not able to understand them, because spiritually they are discerned.

But the natural man receives not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness to him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

Now the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him; and he cannot know them, because they are spiritually judged.

But [the] natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him; and he cannot know [them] because they are spiritually discerned;

Now the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him; and he cannot know them, because they are spiritually judged.

But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness to him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

The unspiritual man rejects the things of the Spirit of God, and cannot attain to the knowledge of them, because they are spiritually judged.

Now the natural man doesn't receive the things of God's Spirit, for they are foolishness to him, and he can't know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

and the natural man doth not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for to him they are foolishness, and he is not able to know them, because spiritually they are discerned;
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