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1 Corinthians 2:6

God’s Wisdom Revealed by the Spirit

We do, however, speak a message of wisdom among the mature,u but not the wisdom of this agev or of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing.w

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1 Corinthians 2:6 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Yet among the mature we do impart wisdom, although it is not a wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are doomed to pass away.

1 Corinthians 2:6 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:

1 Corinthians 2:6 — New Living Translation (NLT)

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.

1 Corinthians 2:6 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

However, we speak wisdom among those who are mature, yet not the wisdom of this age, nor of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing.

1 Corinthians 2:6 — New Century Version (NCV)

However, I speak a wisdom to those who are mature. But this wisdom is not from this world or from the rulers of this world, who are losing their power.

1 Corinthians 2:6 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

We speak wisdom, however, among them that are fullgrown: yet a wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who are coming to nought:

1 Corinthians 2:6 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

But we speak wisdom among the perfect; but wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who come to nought.

1 Corinthians 2:6 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

However, we do use wisdom to speak to those who are mature. It is a wisdom that doesn’t belong to this world or to the rulers of this world who are in power today and gone tomorrow.

1 Corinthians 2:6 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

However, we do speak a wisdom among the mature, but not a wisdom of this age, or of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing.

1 Corinthians 2:6 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Yet among the mature we do speak wisdom, though it is not a wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are doomed to perish.

1 Corinthians 2:6 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Now we do speak wisdom among the mature, but wisdom not of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are perishing,

1 Corinthians 2:6 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

The words we speak to those who have grown in the faith are wise. Our words are different from the words of the wise people or rulers of this world. People like that aren’t going anywhere.

1 Corinthians 2:6 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Yet we do speak wisdom among those who are mature; a wisdom, however, not of this age nor of the rulers of this age, who are passing away;