1 Corinthians 2:14
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
5591 [e]Ψυχικὸς
psychikos
[The] naturalAdj-NMS
1161 [e]δὲ
de
howeverConj
444 [e]ἄνθρωπος
anthrōpos
manN-NMS
3756 [e]οὐ
ou
notAdv
1209 [e]δέχεται
dechetai
acceptsV-PIM/P-3S
3588 [e]τὰ
ta
the thingsArt-ANP
3588 [e]τοῦ
tou
of theArt-GNS
4151 [e]Πνεύματος
Pneumatos
SpiritN-GNS
3588 [e]τοῦ
tou
- Art-GMS
2316 [e]Θεοῦ·
Theou
of God;N-GMS
3472 [e]μωρία
mōria
foolishnessN-NFS
1063 [e]γὰρ
gar
forConj
846 [e]αὐτῷ
autō
to himPPro-DM3S
1510 [e]ἐστίν,
estin
they are,V-PIA-3S
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
3756 [e]οὐ
ou
notAdv
1410 [e]δύναται
dynatai
he is ableV-PIM/P-3S
1097 [e]γνῶναι,
gnōnai
to understand [them],V-ANA
3754 [e]ὅτι
hoti
becauseConj
4153 [e]πνευματικῶς
pneumatikōs
spirituallyAdv
350 [e]ἀνακρίνεται.
anakrinetai
they are discerned.V-PIM/P-3S









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 2:14 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
ψυχικὸς δὲ ἄνθρωπος οὐ δέχεται τὰ τοῦ Πνεύματος τοῦ Θεοῦ· μωρία γὰρ αὐτῷ ἐστίν, καὶ οὐ δύναται γνῶναι, ὅτι πνευματικῶς ἀνακρίνεται.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 2:14 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
ψυχικὸς δὲ ἄνθρωπος οὐ δέχεται τὰ τοῦ πνεύματος τοῦ θεοῦ, μωρία γὰρ αὐτῷ ἐστίν, καὶ οὐ δύναται γνῶναι, ὅτι πνευματικῶς ἀνακρίνεται·

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 2:14 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ψυχικὸς δὲ ἄνθρωπος οὐ δέχεται τὰ τοῦ πνεύματος τοῦ θεοῦ, μωρία γὰρ αὐτῷ ἐστίν, καὶ οὐ δύναται γνῶναι, ὅτι πνευματικῶς ἀνακρίνεται·

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 2:14 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Ψυχικὸς δὲ ἄνθρωπος οὐ δέχεται τὰ τοῦ πνεύματος τοῦ θεοῦ· μωρία γὰρ αὐτῷ ἐστιν, καὶ οὐ δύναται γνῶναι, ὅτι πνευματικῶς ἀνακρίνεται.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 2:14 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ψυχικὸς δὲ ἄνθρωπος οὐ δέχεται τὰ τοῦ Πνεύματος τοῦ Θεοῦ· μωρία γὰρ αὐτῷ ἐστι, καὶ οὐ δύναται γνῶναι, ὅτι πνευματικῶς ἀνακρίνεται.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 2:14 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ψυχικὸς δὲ ἄνθρωπος οὐ δέχεται τὰ τοῦ πνεύματος τοῦ θεοῦ, μωρία γὰρ αὐτῷ ἐστιν, καὶ οὐ δύναται γνῶναι, ὅτι πνευματικῶς ἀνακρίνεται·

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 2:14 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ψυχικὸς δὲ ἄνθρωπος οὐ δέχεται τὰ τοῦ Πνεύματος τοῦ Θεοῦ· μωρία γὰρ αὐτῷ ἐστι, καὶ οὐ δύναται γνῶναι, ὅτι πνευματικῶς ἀνακρίνεται·

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Α΄ 2:14 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
ψυχικὸς δὲ ἄνθρωπος οὐ δέχεται τὰ τοῦ πνεύματος τοῦ θεοῦ μωρία γὰρ αὐτῷ ἐστιν καὶ οὐ δύναται γνῶναι ὅτι πνευματικῶς ἀνακρίνεται·

1 Corinthians 2:14 Hebrew Bible
הן האדם הנפשי איננו מקבל את דברי רוח אלהים כי המה סכלות לו ולא יוכל להבינם באשר המה נדונים בדרך הרוח׃

1 Corinthians 2:14 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܒܪܢܫܐ ܓܝܪ ܕܒܢܦܫ ܗܘ ܠܐ ܡܩܒܠ ܪܘܚܢܝܬܐ ܫܛܝܘܬܐ ܐܢܝܢ ܓܝܪ ܠܗ ܘܠܐ ܡܫܟܚ ܕܢܕܥ ܕܒܪܘܚ ܡܬܕܝܢ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But a natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually appraised.

King James Bible
But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the unbeliever does not welcome what comes from God's Spirit, because it is foolishness to him; he is not able to understand it since it is evaluated spiritually.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the natural man. [Psuchikos,] the animal man, one who lives in a natural state, and under the influence of his animal passions; for [psuche] means the inferior and sensual part of man, in opposition to the [nous] understanding, or [pneuma,] the spirit.

1 Corinthians 15:44,46 It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. There is …

James 3:15 This wisdom descends not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.

Jude 1:19 These be they who separate themselves, sensual, having not the Spirit.

receiveth.

Matthew 13:11 He answered and said to them, Because it is given to you to know …

Matthew 16:23 But he turned, and said to Peter, Get you behind me, Satan: you are …

John 3:3-6 Jesus answered and said to him, Truly, truly, I say to you, Except …

John 8:43 Why do you not understand my speech? even because you cannot hear my word.

John 10:26,27 But you believe not, because you are not of my sheep, as I said to you…

John 12:37 But though he had done so many miracles before them, yet they believed …

Romans 8:5-8 For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; …

the things.

1 Corinthians 2:12 Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit …

John 14:26 But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will …

John 15:26 But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send to you from the …

John 16:8-15 And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, …

they.

1 Corinthians 1:18,23 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; …

John 8:51,52 Truly, truly, I say to you, If a man keep my saying, he shall never see death…

John 10:20 And many of them said, He has a devil, and is mad; why hear you him?

Acts 17:18,32 Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoicks, …

Acts 18:15 But if it be a question of words and names, and of your law, look …

Acts 25:19 But had certain questions against him of their own superstition, …

Acts 26:24,25 And as he thus spoke for himself, Festus said with a loud voice, …

neither.

Proverbs 14:6 A scorner seeks wisdom, and finds it not: but knowledge is easy to …

John 5:44 How can you believe, which receive honor one of another, and seek …

John 6:44,45 No man can come to me, except the Father which has sent me draw him: …

Acts 16:14 And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city …

2 Corinthians 4:4-6 In whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of them which …

1 John 2:20,27 But you have an unction from the Holy One, and you know all things…

1 John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God is come, and has given us an understanding, …

Jude 1:19 These be they who separate themselves, sensual, having not the Spirit.

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