1 Corinthians 3:2
Good News Translation
I had to feed you milk, not solid food, because you were not ready for it. And even now you are not ready for it,

Contemporary English Version
So I had to treat you like babies and feed you milk. You could not take solid food, and you still cannot,

Douay-Rheims Bible
I 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.

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I 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.

fed.

Hebrews 5:12-14 For whereas for the time you ought to be masters, you have need to be taught again what are the first elements of the words of God: and you are become such as have need of milk and not of strong meat. . . .

1 Peter 2:2 As newborn babes, desire the rational milk without guile, that thereby you may grow unto salvation:

for.

John 16:12 I have yet many things to say to you: but you cannot bear them now.

Hebrews 5:11,12 Of whom we have much to say and hard to be intelligibly uttered: because you are become weak to hear. . . .

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. 3For, whereas there is among you envying and contention, are you not carnal and walk you not according to man?…
Cross References
John 16:12
I have yet many things to say to you: but you cannot bear them now.

Hebrews 5:12
For whereas for the time you ought to be masters, you have need to be taught again what are the first elements of the words of God: and you are become such as have need of milk and not of strong meat.

1 Peter 2:2
As newborn babes, desire the rational milk without guile, that thereby you may grow unto salvation:

Additional Translations
I gave you milk, not solid food, for you were not yet ready for solid food. In fact, you are still not ready,

I gave you milk to drink, not solid food, for not yet were you able. In fact, now you are still not able,

I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for till now you were not able to bear it, neither yet now are you able.

I fed you with milk, not with meat; for ye were not yet able to bear it : nay, not even now are ye able;

I have given you milk to drink, not meat, for ye have not yet been able, nor indeed are ye yet able;

I fed you with milk, not with meat; for ye were not yet able to bear it: nay, not even now are ye able;

I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able.

I fed you with milk and not with solid food, since for this you were not yet strong enough. And even now you are not strong enough:

I fed you with milk, not with meat; for you weren't yet ready. Indeed, not even now are you ready,

with milk I fed you, and not with meat, for ye were not yet able, but not even yet are ye now able,
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