3:1 And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, [even] as unto babes in Christ.
3:1 And I, brethren, could not speak to you as to spiritual people but as to carnal, as to babes in Christ.

3:2 I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able [to bear it], neither yet now are ye able.
3:2 I fed you with milk and not with solid food; for until now you were not able to receive it, and even now you are still not able;

3:3 For ye are yet carnal: for whereas [there is] among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk as men?
3:3 for you are still carnal. For where there are envy, strife, and divisions among you, are you not carnal and behaving like mere men?

3:4 For while one saith, I am of Paul; and another, I [am] of Apollos; are ye not carnal?
3:4 For when one says, "I am of Paul," and another, "I am of Apollos," are you not carnal?

3:5 Who then is Paul, and who [is] Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?
3:5 Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers through whom you believed, as the Lord gave to each one?

3:6 I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.
3:6 I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the increase.

3:7 So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.
3:7 So then neither he who plants is anything, nor he who waters, but God who gives the increase.

3:8 Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labour.
3:8 Now he who plants and he who waters are one, and each one will receive his own reward according to his own labor.

3:9 For we are labourers together with God: ye are God's husbandry, [ye are] God's building.
3:9 For we are God's fellow workers; you are God's field, you are God's building.

3:10 According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.
3:10 According to the grace of God which was given to me, as a wise master builder I have laid the foundation, and another builds on it. But let each one take heed how he builds on it.

3:11 For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
3:11 For no other foundation can anyone lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

3:12 Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;
3:12 Now if anyone builds on this foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw,

3:13 Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is.
3:13 each one's work will become clear; for the Day will declare it, because it will be revealed by fire; and the fire will test each one's work, of what sort it is.

3:14 If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.
3:14 If anyone's work which he has built on it endures, he will receive a reward.

3:15 If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.
3:15 If anyone's work is burned, he will suffer loss; but he himself will be saved, yet so as through fire.

3:16 Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and [that] the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?
3:16 Do you not know that you are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?

3:17 If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which [temple] ye are.
3:17 If anyone defiles the temple of God, God will destroy him. For the temple of God is holy, which temple you are.

3:18 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.
3:18 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.

3:19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.
3:19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, "He catches the wise in their own craftiness";

3:20 And again, The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.
3:20 and again, "The LORD knows the thoughts of the wise, that they are futile."

3:21 Therefore let no man glory in men. For all things are yours;
3:21 Therefore let no one boast in men. For all things are yours:

3:22 Whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come; all are yours;
3:22 whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas, or the world or life or death, or things present or things to come--all are yours.

3:23 And ye are Christ's; and Christ [is] God's.
3:23 And you are Christ's, and Christ is God's.