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1 Corinthians 14:38

    1 Corinthians 14:38 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But if any man be ignorant, let him be ignorant.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But if any man be ignorant, let him be ignorant.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But if any man is ignorant, let him be ignorant.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But if any man is without knowledge, let him be so.

    Webster's Revision

    But if any man is ignorant, let him be ignorant.

    World English Bible

    But if anyone is ignorant, let him be ignorant.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But if any man is ignorant, let him be ignorant.

    Definitions for 1 Corinthians 14:38

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Corinthians 14:38

    But if any man be ignorant - If he affect to be so, or pretend that he is ignorant; let him be ignorant - let him be so at his peril.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Corinthians 14:38

    But if any be ignorant ... - If anyone affects to be ignorant of my authority, or whether I have a right to command. If he affects to doubt whether I am inspired, and whether what I utter is in accordance with the will of God.

    Let him be ignorant - At his own peril, let him remain so, and abide the consequences. I shall not take any further trouble to debate with him. I have stated my authority. I have delivered the commands of God. And now, if he disregards them, and still doubts whether all this is said by divine authority, let him abide the consequences of rejecting the law of God. I have given full proof of my divine commission. I have nothing more to say on that head. And now, if he chooses to remain in ignorance or incredulity, the fault is his own, and he must answer for it to God.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Corinthians 14:38

    14:38 Let him be ignorant - Be it at his own peril.