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1 Corinthians 3:17–18

17 If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy that person; for God’s temple is sacred, and you together are that temple.

18 Do not deceive yourselves. If any of you think you are wisem by the standards of this age,n you should become “fools” so that you may become wise.

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1 Corinthians 3:17–18 — English Standard Version (ESV)

17 If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy him. For God’s temple is holy, and you are that temple.

18 Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks that he is wise in this age, let him become a fool that he may become wise.

1 Corinthians 3:17–18 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

17 If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are. 18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.

1 Corinthians 3:17–18 — New Living Translation (NLT)

17 God will destroy anyone who destroys this temple. For God’s temple is holy, and you are that temple.

18 Stop deceiving yourselves. If you think you are wise by this world’s standards, you need to become a fool to be truly wise.

1 Corinthians 3:17–18 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

17 If anyone defiles the temple of God, God will destroy him. For the temple of God is holy, which temple you are.

18 Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you seems to be wise in this age, let him become a fool that he may become wise.

1 Corinthians 3:17–18 — New Century Version (NCV)

17 If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy that person, because God’s temple is holy and you are that temple.

18 Do not fool yourselves. If you think you are wise in this world, you should become a fool so that you can become truly wise,

1 Corinthians 3:17–18 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

17 If any man destroyeth the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, and such are ye.

18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man thinketh that he is wise among you in this world, let him become a fool, that he may become wise.

1 Corinthians 3:17–18 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

17 If any one corrupt the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, and such are ye.

18 Let no one deceive himself: if any one thinks himself to be wise among you in this world, let him become foolish, that he may be wise.

1 Corinthians 3:17–18 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

17 If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy him because God’s temple is holy. You are that holy temple!

18 Don’t deceive yourselves. If any of you think you are wise in the ways of this world, you should give up that wisdom in order to become really wise.

1 Corinthians 3:17–18 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

17 If anyone destroys God’s sanctuary, God will destroy him; for God’s sanctuary is holy, and that is what you are.

18 No one should deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks he is wise in this age, he must become foolish so that he can become wise.

1 Corinthians 3:17–18 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy that person. For God’s temple is holy, and you are that temple.

18 Do not deceive yourselves. If you think that you are wise in this age, you should become fools so that you may become wise.

1 Corinthians 3:17–18 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

17 If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy this one. For God’s temple is holy, which you are.

18 Let no one deceive himself. If anyone thinks himself to be wise among you in this age, let him become a fool, in order that he may become wise.

1 Corinthians 3:17–18 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

17 If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy him. God’s temple is holy. And you are that temple.

18 Don’t fool yourselves. Suppose some of you think you are wise by the standards of the world. Then you should become a “fool” so that you can become wise.

1 Corinthians 3:17–18 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

17 If any man destroys the temple of God, God will destroy him, for the temple of God is holy, and that is what you are.

18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you thinks that he is wise in this age, he must become foolish, so that he may become wise.