6:63 The Spirit is the one who gives life; human nature is of no help! 1 The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and are life. 2
5:26 to sanctify her by cleansing her 3 with the washing of the water by the word,
1 Corinthians 2:9-11Context
2:9 But just as it is written, “Things that no eye has seen, or ear heard, or mind imagined, 4 are the things God has prepared for those who love him.” 5 2:10 God has revealed these to us by the Spirit. For the Spirit searches all things, even the deep things of God. 2:11 For who among men knows the things of a man except the man’s spirit within him? So too, no one knows the things of God except the Spirit of God.
1 tn Grk “the flesh counts for nothing.”
2 tn Or “are spirit-giving and life-producing.”
3 tn The direct object “her” is implied, but not found in the Greek text. It has been supplied in the English translation to clarify the sense of the passage.
4 tn Grk “entered the heart,” an OT expression, in which the heart functions like the mind.