New Living Translation
But the rulers of this world have not understood it; if they had, they would not have crucified our glorious Lord.
King James Bible
Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.
Darby Bible Translation
which none of the princes of this age knew, (for had they known, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory;)
World English Bible
which none of the rulers of this world has known. For had they known it, they wouldn't have crucified the Lord of glory.
Young's Literal Translation
which no one of the rulers of this age did know, for if they had known, the Lord of the glory they would not have crucified;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:8 Had they known it - That wisdom. They would not have crucified - Punished as a slave. The Lord of glory - The giving Christ this august title, peculiar to the great Jehovah, plainly shows him to be the supreme God. In like manner the Father is styled, the Father of glory, Eph 1:17; and the Holy Ghost, the Spirit of glory, 1Pet 4:14. The application of this title to all the three, shows that the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost are the God of glory; as the only true God is called, Psa 29:3, and Acts 7:2.
LibraryMy Life in Christ
MY LIFE IN CHRIST or Moments of Spiritual Serenity and Contemplation, of Reverent Feeling, of Earnest Self-Amendment, and of Peace in God: EXTRACTS FROM THE DIARY OF ST. JOHN OF KRONSTADT (ARCHPRIEST JOHN ILIYTCH SERGIEFF) Translated, with the Author's sanction, from the Fourth and Supplemented Edition BY E. E. GOULAEFF, ST. PETERSBURG NOTE. I do not precede my book by any introduction: let it speak for itself. Everything contained in it is but a gracious enlightenment which was bestowed upon my …
John Calvin—My Life in Christ
A Knowledge of God
The Personality of the Holy Spirit.
No Minister Ought to Keep a Faithful Person from the Communion, that Does Desire and Ask It, Whilst He Doth not Know his Conscience Defiled with Mortal Sin.
Open up, ancient gates! Open up, ancient doors, and let the King of glory enter.
The seed that fell among the thorns represents those who hear God's word, but all too quickly the message is crowded out by the worries of this life and the lure of wealth, so no fruit is produced.
This was Stephen's reply: "Brothers and fathers, listen to me. Our glorious God appeared to our ancestor Abraham in Mesopotamia before he settled in Haran.
1 Corinthians 1:20
So where does this leave the philosophers, the scholars, and the world's brilliant debaters? God has made the wisdom of this world look foolish.
1 Corinthians 1:26
Remember, dear brothers and sisters, that few of you were wise in the world's eyes or powerful or wealthy when God called you.
1 Corinthians 2:6
Yet when I am among mature believers, I do speak with words of wisdom, but not the kind of wisdom that belongs to this world or to the rulers of this world, who are soon forgotten.
asking God, the glorious Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, to give you spiritual wisdom and insight so that you might grow in your knowledge of God.
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