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

King James Bible
Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

American Standard Version
Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

English Revised Version
Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Webster's Bible Translation
Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Weymouth New Testament
Because that which the world deems foolish in God is wiser than men's wisdom, and that which it deems feeble in God is mightier than men's might.

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Vincent's Word Studies

The foolishness (τὸ μωρὸν)

Lit., the foolish thing. More specific than the abstract μωρία foolishness (1 Corinthians 1:18, 1 Corinthians 1:21), and pointing to the fact of Christ crucified.

1 Corinthians 1:25 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the foolishness.

1 Corinthians 1:18,27-29 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but to us which are saved it is the power of God...

Exodus 13:17 And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines...

Exodus 14:2-4 Speak to the children of Israel, that they turn and encamp before Pihahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, over against Baalzephon...

Joshua 6:2-5 And the LORD said to Joshua, See, I have given into your hand Jericho, and the king thereof, and the mighty men of valor...

Judges 7:2-8 And the LORD said to Gideon, The people that are with you are too many for me to give the Midianites into their hands...

Judges 15:15,16 And he found a new jawbone of an donkey, and put forth his hand, and took it, and slew a thousand men therewith...

1 Samuel 17:40-51 And he took his staff in his hand, and chose him five smooth stones out of the brook, and put them in a shepherd's bag which he had...

1 Kings 20:14 And Ahab said, By whom? And he said, Thus said the LORD, Even by the young men of the princes of the provinces. Then he said...

*etc:

Zechariah 4:6,7 Then he answered and spoke to me, saying, This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power...

Zechariah 12:7,8 The LORD also shall save the tents of Judah first...

Romans 11:33-36 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!...

Cross References
1 Corinthians 1:18
For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.

1 Corinthians 1:21
For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save those who believe.

1 Corinthians 2:14
The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned.

1 Corinthians 4:10
We are fools for Christ's sake, but you are wise in Christ. We are weak, but you are strong. You are held in honor, but we in disrepute.

2 Corinthians 13:4
For he was crucified in weakness, but lives by the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but in dealing with you we will live with him by the power of God.

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