King James Bible Adam Clarke Bible Commentary Martin Luther's Writings Wesley's Sermons and Commentary Neurosemantics Audio / Video Bible Evolution Cruncher Creation Science Vincent New Testament Word Studies KJV Audio Bible Family videogames Christian author Godrules.NET Main Page Add to Favorites Godrules.NET Main Page




Bad Advertisement?

News & Reviews:
  • World News
  • Movie Reviews
  • Book Search

    Are you a Christian?

    Online Store:
  • Your Own eBook/eBay Business
  • Visit Our eBay Store

    Automated eBook Business



  • PARALLEL BIBLE - 1 Corinthians 2:12


    CHAPTERS: 1 Corinthians 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16     
    VERSES: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16

    TEXT: BIB   |   AUDIO: MISLR - MISC - DAVIS - FOCHT   |   VIDEO: GEN - BIB - COMM

    HELPS: KJS - KJV - ASV - DBY - DOU - WBS - YLT - HEB - BBE - WEB - NAS - SEV - TSK - CRK - WES - MHC - GILL - JFB


    ENGLISH - HISTORY - INTERNATIONAL - РУССКАЯ БИБЛИЯ - FACEBOOK - GR FORUMS - GODRULES ON YOUTUBE

    King James Bible - 1 Corinthians 2:12

    Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.

    World English Bible

    But we received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is from God, that we might know the things that were freely given to us by God.

    Douay-Rheims - 1 Corinthians 2:12

    Now we have received not the spirit of this world, but the Spirit that is of God; that we may know the things that are given us from God.

    Webster's Bible Translation

    Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is from God; that we may know the things that are freely given to us by God.

    Greek Textus Receptus


    ημεις
    2249 P-1NP δε 1161 CONJ ου 3756 PRT-N το 3588 T-ASN πνευμα 4151 N-ASN του 3588 T-GSM κοσμου 2889 N-GSM ελαβομεν 2983 5627 V-2AAI-1P αλλα 235 CONJ το 3588 T-ASN πνευμα 4151 N-ASN το 3588 T-ASN εκ 1537 PREP του 3588 T-GSM θεου 2316 N-GSM ινα 2443 CONJ ειδωμεν 1492 5762 V-RAS-1P τα 3588 T-APN υπο 5259 PREP του 3588 T-GSM θεου 2316 N-GSM χαρισθεντα 5483 5685 V-APP-APN ημιν 2254 P-1DP

    Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge

    VERSE (12) -
    :6 Ro 8:1,5,6 2Co 4:4 Eph 2:2 Jas 4:5 1Jo 4:4,5; 5:19 Re 12:9

    SEV Biblia, Chapter 2:12

    Y nosotros no hemos recibido el espíritu del mundo, sino el Espíritu que es venido de Dios, para que conozcamos lo que Dios nos ha dado;

    Clarke's Bible Commentary - 1 Corinthians 2:12

    Verse 12. Now we have received, not the spirit of the
    world] We, who are the genuine apostles of Christ, have received this Spirit of God, by which we know the deep things of God; and, through the teaching of that Spirit, we preach Christ crucified. We have not therefore received the spirit of the world-of the Jewish teachers, who are all looking for a worldly kingdom and a worldly Messiah, and interpret all the scriptures of the Old Testament which relate to Him in a carnal and worldly sense.

    That we might know the things] We receive this teaching that we may know what those supereminently excellent things are which God has purposed freely to give to mankind. It is evident that, as the apostle means by princes of the world the rulers of the Jews, 1 Cor. ii. 6-8, so by spirit of the world he here means Jewish wisdom, or their carnal mode of interpreting the sacred oracles, and their carnal expectation of a worldly kingdom under the Messiah.


    John Gill's Bible Commentary

    Ver. 12. Now we have received not the spirit of the world , etc.] Meaning either Satan, the god of the world, the spirit that is in it, and rules over it; or the sinful carnal disposition of the men of the world, which is a spirit of covetousness, uncleanness, pride, malice, and error; or rather the carnal wisdom of the world, which is common to worldly men, lies in the knowledge of worldly things, and is pursued and exercised for worldly advantages: but the Spirit which is of God ; the Holy Ghost, which proceeds from the Father and the Son, is the gift of God to his people, and whom they receive through the doctrine of faith into their hearts, as a spirit of illumination, faith, comfort, adoption, truth, and as a seal and earnest of future glory: that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God ; who has given himself, his Son, and all things freely along with him, as a justifying righteousness, remission of sins, adoption, and eternal life; all which were provided for them in the council and covenant of peace, and made up that grace given unto them freely in Christ before the world began; for there was not only an eternal purpose to bestow these gifts, in the mind of God, and a promise of them in covenant, but a real donation of them to them, as considered in Christ so early: besides, God gave his Son, and Christ gave himself for them before they knew anything of the matter; and therefore must be unknown, until made known by the Spirit of God, who is sent unto them, and into their hearts, for this purpose, to make them known; which he does, by showing all this grace, and by opening and applying the truths of the everlasting Gospel: and this knowledge is not a mere notional one, but spiritual, experimental, and approbational, joined with affection and admiration; and is a knowledge of interest in these things, and which makes both humble and obedient.

    Matthew Henry Commentary

    Verses 10-16 -
    God has revealed true wisdom to us by his Spirit. Here is a proof of the Divine authority of the Holy Scriptures, 2Pe 1:21. In proof of the Divinity of the Holy Ghost, observe, that he knows all things, and he searches all things, even the deep things of God. No one can know the things of God, but his Holy Spirit, who is one with the Father and the Son, and who makes known Divine mysteries to his church. This is mos clear testimony, both to the real Godhead and the distinct person of the Holy Spirit. The apostles were not guided by worldly principles They had the revelation of these things from the Spirit of God, and the saving impression of them from the same Spirit. These things the declared in plain, simple language, taught by the Holy Spirit, totall different from the affected oratory or enticing words of man's wisdom The natural man, the wise man of the world, receives not the things of the Spirit of God. The pride of carnal reasoning is really as muc opposed to spirituality, as the basest sensuality. The sanctified min discerns the real beauties of holiness, but the power of discerning an judging about common and natural things is not lost. But the carnal ma is a stranger to the principles, and pleasures, and actings of the Divine life. The spiritual man only, is the person to whom God give the knowledge of his will. How little have any known of the mind of God by natural power! And the apostles were enabled by his Spirit to make known his mind. In the Holy Scriptures, the mind of Christ, and the mind of God in Christ, are fully made known to us. It is the grea privilege of Christians, that they have the mind of Christ revealed to them by his Spirit. They experience his sanctifying power in their hearts, and bring forth good fruits in their lives __________________________________________________________________


    Greek Textus Receptus


    ημεις
    2249 P-1NP δε 1161 CONJ ου 3756 PRT-N το 3588 T-ASN πνευμα 4151 N-ASN του 3588 T-GSM κοσμου 2889 N-GSM ελαβομεν 2983 5627 V-2AAI-1P αλλα 235 CONJ το 3588 T-ASN πνευμα 4151 N-ASN το 3588 T-ASN εκ 1537 PREP του 3588 T-GSM θεου 2316 N-GSM ινα 2443 CONJ ειδωμεν 1492 5762 V-RAS-1P τα 3588 T-APN υπο 5259 PREP του 3588 T-GSM θεου 2316 N-GSM χαρισθεντα 5483 5685 V-APP-APN ημιν 2254 P-1DP

    Vincent's NT Word Studies

    12. The spirit of the
    world (to pneuma tou kosmou). For this use of pneuma, see on Rom. viii. 4, under 7. Kosmov world, is used with the ethical sense. See on John i. 9, under 4, e, The phrase means the principle of evil which animates the unregenerate world; not the personal spirit of evil or Satan, since Paul does not use pneuma spirit, elsewhere in the personal sense of an evil spirit. See note on Eph. ii. 2.

    Of God (ek tou Qeou). Lit., from God: proceeding forth from Him. "God in us reveals God in our nature" (Edwards).


    Robertson's NT Word Studies

    2:12 {But we} (hemeis de). We Christians like {us} (hemin) in verse #10 of the revelation, but particularly Paul and the other apostles. {Received} (elabomen). Second aorist active indicative of lambanw and so a definite event, though the constative aorist may include various stages. {Not the spirit of the world} (ou to pneuma tou kosmou). Probably a reference to the wisdom of this age in verse #6. See also #Ro 8:4,6,7; 1Co 11:4 (qe pneuma heteron). {But the spirit which is of God} (alla to pneuma to ek qeou). Rather, "from God" (ek), which proceeds from God. {That we might know} (hina eidwmen). Second perfect subjunctive with hina to express purpose. Here is a distinct claim of the Holy Spirit for understanding (Illumination) the Revelation received. It is not a senseless rhapsody or secret mystery, but God expects us to understand "the things that are freely given us by God" (ta hupo tou qeou carisqenta hemin). First aorist passive neuter plural articular participle of carizomai, to bestow. God gave the revelation through the Holy Spirit and he gives us the illumination of the Holy Spirit to understand the mind of the Spirit. The tragic failures of men to understand clearly God's revealed will is but a commentary on the weakness and limitation of the human intellect even when enlightened by the Holy Spirit.


    CHAPTERS: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
    VERSES: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16

    PARALLEL VERSE BIBLE

    God Rules.NET