Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Corinthians 1:18 in English Standard Version "For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God." Ac 2:47 praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved. Ro 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. 1Co 1:21 For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save those who believe. 1Co 1:23 but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles, 1Co 1:24 but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God. 1Co 1:25 For the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men. 1Co 2:14 The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned. 1Co 15:2 and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to you—unless you believed in vain. 2Co 2:15 For we are the aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing, 2Co 4:3 And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing. 2Th 2:10 and with all wicked deception for those who are perishing, because they refused to love the truth and so be saved.