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1 Corinthians 1

1 Cor. 1:19 KJV (With Strong’s)

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ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
For
gar (Greek #1063)
properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles)
KJV usage: and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.
Pronounce: gar
Origin: a primary particle
it is written
grapho (Greek #1125)
to "grave", especially to write; figuratively, to describe
KJV usage: describe, write(-ing, -ten).
Pronounce: graf'-o
Origin: a primary verb
s, I will destroy
apollumi (Greek #622)
to destroy fully (reflexively, to perish, or lose), literally or figuratively
KJV usage: destroy, die, lose, mar, perish.
Pronounce: ap-ol'-loo-mee
Origin: from 575 and the base of 3639
the wisdom
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
sophia (Greek #4678)
wisdom (higher or lower, worldly or spiritual)
KJV usage: wisdom.
Pronounce: sof-ee'-ah
Origin: from 4680
of the wise
sophos (Greek #4680)
wise (in a most general application)
KJV usage: wise. Compare 5429.
Pronounce: sof-os'
Origin: akin to σαφής (clear)
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
will bring to nothing
atheteo (Greek #114)
to set aside, i.e. (by implication) to disesteem, neutralize or violate
KJV usage: cast off, despise, disannul, frustrate, bring to nought, reject.
Pronounce: ath-et-eh'-o
Origin: from a compound of 1 (as a negative particle) and a derivative of 5087
the understanding
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
sunesis (Greek #4907)
a mental putting together, i.e. intelligence or (concretely) the intellect
KJV usage: knowledge, understanding.
Pronounce: soon'-es-is
Origin: from 4920
of the prudent
sunetos (Greek #4908)
mentally put (or putting) together, i.e. sagacious
KJV usage: prudent. Compare 5429.
Pronounce: soon-et'-os
Origin: from 4920
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Ministry on This Verse

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 In the last words are seen not more than an illustrative allusion to Isa. 33, where there is a burst of surprise at the deliverance from the scornful power of the enemy, as here a triumphant challenge over the failure of its proud pretensions against God. (Notes on 1 Corinthians 1:10-16 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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19
For it is writtenb, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and set aside the understanding of the understanding ones.

JND Translation Notes

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b
See Isa. 29.14.

W. Kelly Translation

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19
For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and put away the understanding of the understanding ones1.

WK Translation Notes

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understanding: I do not see why "discernment" (19) etc., should displace "prudence" or "understanding." (Bible Treasury 14:367)