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1 Corinthians 2:4-5 New King James Version (NKJV)

And my speech and my preaching were not with persuasive words of [a]human wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, that your faith should not be in the wisdom of men but in the power of God.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 2:4 NU omits human
New King James Version (NKJV)

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1 Corinthians 2:4-5 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

and my [a]message and my preaching were not in persuasive words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, so that your faith would not [b]rest on the wisdom of men, but on the power of God.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Corinthians 2:4 Lit word
  2. 1 Corinthians 2:5 Lit be
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1 Corinthians 2:4-5 Amplified Bible (AMP)

And my message and my preaching were not in persuasive words of wisdom [using clever rhetoric], but [they were delivered] in demonstration of the [Holy] Spirit [operating through me] and of [His] power [stirring the minds of the listeners and persuading them], so that your faith would not rest on the wisdom and rhetoric of men, but on the power of God.

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1 Corinthians 2:4-5 New International Version (NIV)

My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom, but on God’s power.

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1 Corinthians 2:4-5 King James Version (KJV)

And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power:

That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

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