1 Corinthians 3:1
Good News Translation
As a matter of fact, my friends, I could not talk to you as I talk to people who have the Spirit; I had to talk to you as though you belonged to this world, as children in the Christian faith.

Contemporary English Version
My friends, you are acting like the people of this world. That's why I could not speak to you as spiritual people. You are like babies as far as your faith in Christ is concerned.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I, brethren, could not speak to you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal. As unto little ones in Christ.

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

as unto spiritual.

1 Corinthians 2:6,15 Howbeit we speak wisdom among the perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, neither of the princes of this world that come to nought. . . .

Galatians 6:1 Brethren, and if a man be overtaken in any fault, you, who are spiritual, instruct such a one in the spirit of meekness, considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.

as unto carnal.

1 Corinthians 3:3,4 For, whereas there is among you envying and contention, are you not carnal and walk you not according to man? . . .

1 Corinthians 2:14 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.

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.

Romans 7:14 For we know that the law is spiritual. But I am carnal, sold under sin.

babes.

1 Corinthians 14:20 Brethren, do not become children in sense. But in malice be children: and in sense be perfect.

Ephesians 4:13,14 Until we all meet into the unity of faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the age of the fulness of Christ: . . .

1 John 2:12 I write unto you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.

Context
God's Fellow Workers
1And I, brethren, could not speak to you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal. As unto little ones in Christ. 2I gave you milk to drink, not meat: for you were not able as yet. But neither indeed are you now able: for you are yet carnal.…
Cross References
Romans 7:14
For we know that the law is spiritual. But I am carnal, sold under sin.

1 Corinthians 2:6
Howbeit we speak wisdom among the perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, neither of the princes of this world that come to nought.

1 Corinthians 2:14
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.

1 Corinthians 2:15
But the spiritual man judgeth all things: and he himself is judged of no man.

1 Corinthians 14:37
If any seem to be a prophet or spiritual, let him know the things that I write to you, that they are the commandments of the Lord.

Galatians 6:1
Brethren, and if a man be overtaken in any fault, you, who are spiritual, instruct such a one in the spirit of meekness, considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.

Ephesians 4:14
That henceforth we be no more children tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the wickedness of men, by cunning craftiness by which they lie in wait to deceive.

Hebrews 5:13
For every one that is a partaker of milk is unskilful in the word of justice: for he is a little child.

Additional Translations
Brothers, I could not address you as spiritual, but as worldly—as infants in Christ.

And I, brothers, was not able to speak to you as to spiritual, but as fleshly--as to infants in Christ.

And I, brothers, could not speak to you as to spiritual, but as to carnal, even as to babes in Christ.

And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, as unto babes in Christ.

And I, brethren, have not been able to speak to you as to spiritual, but as to fleshly; as to babes in Christ.

And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, as unto babes in Christ.

And I, brethren, could not speak to you as to spiritual, but as to carnal, even as to babes in Christ.

And as for myself, brethren, I found it impossible to speak to you as spiritual men. It had to be as to worldlings--mere babes in Christ.

Brothers, I couldn't speak to you as to spiritual, but as to fleshly, as to babies in Christ.

And I, brethren, was not able to speak to you as to spiritual, but as to fleshly -- as to babes in Christ;
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