27but God chose the foolish things of the world that he might put to shame those who are wise. God chose the weak things of the world that he might put to shame the things that are strong.
But
StrongsID:
g235
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἀλλά
Transliteration:
allá
Pronounciation:
al-lah'
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
neuter plural of ἄλλος; properly, other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations):--and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
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).
hath
chosen
StrongsID:
g1586
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἐκλέγομαι
Transliteration:
eklégomai
Pronounciation:
ek-leg'-om-ahee
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
middle voice from ἐκ and λέγω (in its primary sense); to select:--make choice, choose (out), chosen.
the
foolish
things
StrongsID:
g3474
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
μωρός
Transliteration:
mōrós
Pronounciation:
mo-ros'
Part of Speech:
Adjective
Strongs Glossary:
probably from the base of μυστήριον; dull or stupid (as if shut up), i.e. heedless, (morally) blockhead, (apparently) absurd:--fool(-ish, X -ishness).
of
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.
to
StrongsID:
g2443
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἵνα
Transliteration:
hína
Pronounciation:
hin'-ah
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
probably from the same as the former part of ἑαυτοῦ (through the demonstrative idea; compare ὁ); in order that (denoting the purpose or the result):--albeit, because, to the intent (that), lest, so as, (so) that, (for) to. Compare ἵνα μή.
confound
StrongsID:
g2617
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
καταισχύνω
Transliteration:
kataischýnō
Pronounciation:
kat-ahee-skhoo'-no
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
from κατά and αἰσχύνομαι; to shame down, i.e. disgrace or (by implication) put to the blush:--confound, dishonour, (be a-, make a-)shame(-d).
the
wise
StrongsID:
g4680
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
σοφός
Transliteration:
sophós
Pronounciation:
sof-os'
Part of Speech:
Adjective
Strongs Glossary:
akin to (clear); wise (in a most general application):--wise. Compare φρόνιμος.
and
StrongsID:
g2532
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
καί
Transliteration:
kaí
Pronounciation:
kahee
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words:--and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
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).
hath
chosen
StrongsID:
g1586
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἐκλέγομαι
Transliteration:
eklégomai
Pronounciation:
ek-leg'-om-ahee
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
middle voice from ἐκ and λέγω (in its primary sense); to select:--make choice, choose (out), chosen.
the
weak
things
StrongsID:
g772
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἀσθενής
Transliteration:
asthenḗs
Pronounciation:
as-then-ace'
Part of Speech:
Adjective
Strongs Glossary:
from Α (as a negative particle) and the base of σθενόω; strengthless (in various applications, literal, figurative and moral):--more feeble, impotent, sick, without strength, weak(-er, -ness, thing).
of
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.
to
StrongsID:
g2443
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἵνα
Transliteration:
hína
Pronounciation:
hin'-ah
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
probably from the same as the former part of ἑαυτοῦ (through the demonstrative idea; compare ὁ); in order that (denoting the purpose or the result):--albeit, because, to the intent (that), lest, so as, (so) that, (for) to. Compare ἵνα μή.
confound
StrongsID:
g2617
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
καταισχύνω
Transliteration:
kataischýnō
Pronounciation:
kat-ahee-skhoo'-no
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
from κατά and αἰσχύνομαι; to shame down, i.e. disgrace or (by implication) put to the blush:--confound, dishonour, (be a-, make a-)shame(-d).
the
things
which
are
mighty
StrongsID:
g2478
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἰσχυρός
Transliteration:
ischyrós
Pronounciation:
is-khoo-ros'
Part of Speech:
Adjective
Strongs Glossary:
from ἰσχύς; forcible (literally or figuratively):--boisterous, mighty(-ier), powerful, strong(-er, man), valiant.