1 Corinthians 1:26
Modern Translations
New International Version
Brothers and sisters, think of what you were when you were called. Not many of you were wise by human standards; not many were influential; not many were of noble birth.

New Living Translation
Remember, dear brothers and sisters, that few of you were wise in the world’s eyes or powerful or wealthy when God called you.

English Standard Version
For consider your calling, brothers: not many of you were wise according to worldly standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth.

Berean Study Bible
Brothers, consider the time of your calling: Not many of you were wise by human standards; not many were powerful; not many were of noble birth.

New American Standard Bible
For consider your calling, brothers and sisters, that there were not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble;

NASB 1995
For consider your calling, brethren, that there were not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble;

NASB 1977
For consider your calling, brethren, that there were not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble;

Amplified Bible
Just look at your own calling, believers; not many [of you were considered] wise according to human standards, not many powerful or influential, not many of high and noble birth.

Christian Standard Bible
Brothers and sisters, consider your calling: Not many were wise from a human perspective, not many powerful, not many of noble birth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Brothers, consider your calling: Not many are wise from a human perspective, not many powerful, not many of noble birth.

Contemporary English Version
My dear friends, remember what you were when God chose you. The people of this world didn't think that many of you were wise. Only a few of you were in places of power, and not many of you came from important families.

Good News Translation
Now remember what you were, my friends, when God called you. From the human point of view few of you were wise or powerful or of high social standing.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Brothers and sisters, consider what you were when God called you to be Christians. Not many of you were wise from a human point of view. You were not in powerful positions or in the upper social classes.

International Standard Version
Brothers, think about your own calling. Not many of you were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth.

NET Bible
Think about the circumstances of your call, brothers and sisters. Not many were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were born to a privileged position.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:

New King James Version
For you see your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called.

King James 2000 Bible
For you see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:

New Heart English Bible
For consider your calling, brothers, that not many were wise from a human perspective, not many mighty, not many of noble birth.

World English Bible
For you see your calling, brothers, that not many are wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, and not many noble;

American King James Version
For you see your calling, brothers, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:

American Standard Version
For behold your calling, brethren, that not many wise after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called :

A Faithful Version
For you see your calling, brethren, that there are not many who are wise according to the flesh, not many who are powerful, not many who are high-born among you.

Darby Bible Translation
For consider your calling, brethren, that [there are] not many wise according to flesh, not many powerful, not many high-born.

English Revised Version
For behold your calling, brethren, how that not many wise after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:

Webster's Bible Translation
For ye see your calling, brethren, that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble are called:

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For brethren, you see your calling, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble are called.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Brethren, ye see your callyng, howe that not many wise men after the fleshe, not many myghtie, not many noble are called.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Brethren loke on youre callinge, how that not many wyseme after the flesh, not many mightie, not many of hye degre are called:

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Brethren loke on youre callinge how that not many wyse men after the flesshe not many myghty not many of hye degre are called:
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
for see your calling, brothers, that not many [are] wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble;

Berean Literal Bible
For consider your calling, brothers, that not many were wise according to the flesh, not many powerful, not many of noble birth.

Young's Literal Translation
for see your calling, brethren, that not many are wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble;

Smith's Literal Translation
For ye see your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to the flesh, not many powerful, not, many well born:

Literal Emphasis Translation
For consider your calling, brothers, that not many are wise according to the flesh, not many powerful, not many of noble birth.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
For see your vocation, brethren, that there are not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble:

Catholic Public Domain Version
So take care of your vocation, brothers. For not many are wise according to the flesh, not many are powerful, not many are noble.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For you see also your calling my brethren, that not many among you are wise in the flesh, neither are many among you mighty, neither are many among you children of a great family line.

Lamsa Bible
For consider also your own calling, my brethren, not many among you are wise in terms of worldly things, and not many among you are mighty, and not many among you belong to the nobility.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
For you see your calling, brethren, that not many wise men according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble call you;

Godbey New Testament
For you see your calling, brethren, that there are not many wise according to the flesh, not many influential, not many high-born:

Haweis New Testament
For ye see your calling, brethren, that not many fleshly wise, not many men in power, not many men of high birth, are called:

Mace New Testament
for consider, brethren, that not many worldly wise, not many men of power, not many men of birth are among you that are called.

Weymouth New Testament
For consider, brethren, God's call to you. Not many who are wise with merely human wisdom, not many of position and influence, not many of noble birth have been called.

Worrell New Testament
For ye behold your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are chosen;

Worsley New Testament
For ye see by your calling, brethren, that not many wise men according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble are called:








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