21For seeing that in the wisdom of God, the world through its wisdom didn’t know God, it was God’s good pleasure through the foolishness of the preaching to save those who believe.
For
StrongsID:
g1063
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
γάρ
Transliteration:
gár
Pronounciation:
gar
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
a primary particle; properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles):--and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.
after
StrongsID:
g1894
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἐπειδή
Transliteration:
epeidḗ
Pronounciation:
ep-i-day'
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
from ἐπεί and δή; since now, i.e. (of time) when, or (of cause) whereas:--after that, because, for (that, -asmuch as), seeing, since.
that
in
StrongsID:
g1722
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἐν
Transliteration:
en
Pronounciation:
en
Part of Speech:
Preposition
Strongs Glossary:
a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between εἰς and ἐκ); "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.:--about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (… sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
the
wisdom
StrongsID:
g4678
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
σοφία
Transliteration:
sophía
Pronounciation:
sof-ee'-ah
Part of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Strongs Glossary:
from σοφός; wisdom (higher or lower, worldly or spiritual):--wisdom.
of
God
StrongsID:
g2316
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
θεός
Transliteration:
theós
Pronounciation:
theh'-os
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with ὁ) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very:--X exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
the
world
StrongsID:
g2889
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
κόσμος
Transliteration:
kósmos
Pronounciation:
kos'-mos
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
probably from the base of κομίζω; orderly arrangement, i.e. decoration; by implication, the world (in a wide or narrow sense, including its inhabitants, literally or figuratively (morally)):--adorning, world.
by
StrongsID:
g1223
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
διά
Transliteration:
diá
Pronounciation:
dee-ah'
Part of Speech:
Preposition
Strongs Glossary:
a primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal, or occasional):--after, always, among, at, to avoid, because of (that), briefly, by, for (cause) … fore, from, in, by occasion of, of, by reason of, for sake, that, thereby, therefore, X though, through(-out), to, wherefore, with (-in). In composition it retains the same general importance.
wisdom
StrongsID:
g4678
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
σοφία
Transliteration:
sophía
Pronounciation:
sof-ee'-ah
Part of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Strongs Glossary:
from σοφός; wisdom (higher or lower, worldly or spiritual):--wisdom.
knew
StrongsID:
g1097
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
γινώσκω
Transliteration:
ginṓskō
Pronounciation:
ghin-oce'-ko
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
a prolonged form of a primary verb; to "know" (absolutely) in a great variety of applications and with many implications (as follow, with others not thus clearly expressed):--allow, be aware (of), feel, (have) know(-ledge), perceived, be resolved, can speak, be sure, understand.
not
StrongsID:
g3756
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
οὐ
Transliteration:
ou
Pronounciation:
ookh
Part of Speech:
Particle, Negative
Strongs Glossary:
a primary word; the absolute negative (compare μή) adverb; no or not:--+ long, nay, neither, never, no (X man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but. See also οὐ μή, μῆκος.
God
StrongsID:
g2316
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
θεός
Transliteration:
theós
Pronounciation:
theh'-os
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with ὁ) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very:--X exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
it
pleased
StrongsID:
g2106
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
εὐδοκέω
Transliteration:
eudokéō
Pronounciation:
yoo-dok-eh'-o
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
from εὖ and δοκέω; to think well of, i.e. approve (an act); specially, to approbate (a person or thing):--think good, (be well) please(-d), be the good (have, take) pleasure, be willing.
God
StrongsID:
g2316
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
θεός
Transliteration:
theós
Pronounciation:
theh'-os
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with ὁ) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very:--X exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
by
StrongsID:
g1223
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
διά
Transliteration:
diá
Pronounciation:
dee-ah'
Part of Speech:
Preposition
Strongs Glossary:
a primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal, or occasional):--after, always, among, at, to avoid, because of (that), briefly, by, for (cause) … fore, from, in, by occasion of, of, by reason of, for sake, that, thereby, therefore, X though, through(-out), to, wherefore, with (-in). In composition it retains the same general importance.
the
foolishness
StrongsID:
g3472
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
μωρία
Transliteration:
mōría
Pronounciation:
mo-ree'-ah
Part of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Strongs Glossary:
from μωρός; silliness, i.e. absurdity:--foolishness.
of
preaching
StrongsID:
g2782
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
κήρυγμα
Transliteration:
kḗrygma
Pronounciation:
kay'-roog-mah
Part of Speech:
Noun Neuter
Strongs Glossary:
from κηρύσσω; a proclamation (especially of the gospel; by implication, the gospel itself):--preaching.
to
save
StrongsID:
g4982
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
σώζω
Transliteration:
sṓzō
Pronounciation:
sode'-zo
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
from a primary (contraction for obsolete , "safe"); to save, i.e. deliver or protect (literally or figuratively):--heal, preserve, save (self), do well, be (make) whole.
them
that
believe
StrongsID:
g4100
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
πιστεύω
Transliteration:
pisteúō
Pronounciation:
pist-yoo'-o
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
from πίστις; to have faith (in, upon, or with respect to, a person or thing), i.e. credit; by implication, to entrust (especially one's spiritual well-being to Christ):--believe(-r), commit (to trust), put in trust with.