Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. Verb - Future Indicative Middle - 1st Person Singular. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known. When the New Heavens and the New Earth appear, the “dwelling place of God” will be with men (Rev 21:3). The countenance, aspect, appearance, surface; by implication, presence, person. Copyright © 2019, GodTube.com. From pros and ops; the front, i.e. For the present the knowledge I gain is imperfect; but then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.- Weymouth BibleFor now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then face to face. 9 For we know in part, and we prophesy in part. For now we see things in a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now my knowledge is in part; then it will be complete, even as God's knowledge of me. The word means a riddle; an enigma; then an obscure intimation. Adverb from a derivative of airo through the idea of suspension; just now. Philippians 3:12 Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus. Sickness, violence, war, and hatred seem to exist everywhere we look. Thus it is shown that all these spiritual gifts (1Co 12:8-10) are fleeting. He is illustrating a time-consuming process of change that gradually transforms. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. fully, know God, eternity and its secrets, even as he is known to God. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. I shall have a clear view of those objects which are now so indistinct and obscure. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. “For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.” A strengthened form of pro; a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. It is known that glass was in quite common use about the commencement of the Christian era. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. To, towards, with. They were seen darkly, indistinctly, imperfectly. 1: - Αεγουσιν αἱ γυναικες,Ανακρεων, γερων ει·Ααβων ΕΣΟΠΤΡΟΝ αθρειΚομας μεν ουκετ' ουσας.The women tell me,Anacreon, thou art grown old;Take thy mirror, and viewHow few of thy hairs remain.And again, in Ode xx. Shall I know even as I am known. Judges 14:12-19 And Samson said unto them, I will now put forth a riddle unto you: if ye can certainly declare it me within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty sheets and thirty change of garments: …. 13 So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love. At the time that. The word here may signify any thing by which the image of a person is reflected, as in our looking, or look in glass. 12 For (A)now we see in a mirror dimly, but (B)then face to face. 12 For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. English Standard Version (ESV), James 1:23; [Num. A riddle, an enigma. Privacy Policy   Terms of Use. Now I know in part. Know Ye not that Ye are the temples of God and that the Spirit of the Lord dwells within. All that I know now is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely, just as God now knows me completely. He knows every hair on your head (Mt 10:30). Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as (C)I have been fully known. Ephesians, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal: 27-Volume Old Testament Boxed Set, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal: Old and New Testament Sets, 46 Volumes, ESV MacArthur Study Bible--soft leather-look, olive with Celtic cross design, ESV Single-column Journaling Bible, Large Print, Brown Natural Leather, Flap with Strap. Spiritual discernment and testing are also fallible. The mirrors of the ancients were usually made of polished metal; Exodus 38:8; Job 37:18. This site is a proud member of the Salem Web Network, a subsidiary of Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.” Explanation and Commentary of 1 Corinthians 13:12. Barnes's 1-corinthians 13:12 Bible Commentary For now we see through a glass - Paul here makes use of another illustration to show the imperfection of our knowledge here. 13And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity. There is some reason to believe that glass was known to the Phenicians, the Tyrians, and the Egyptians. 9For we know in part, and we prophesy in part. For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known. In a riddle a statement is made with some resemblance to the truth; a puzzling question is proposed, and the solution is left to conjecture. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, 1 Corinthians 13:12 in all English translations, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NIV, Quest Study Bible, Comfort Print: The Only Q and A Study Bible. To be know, you have sought and Ye have found. There are those who are prophets, and there are those who speak in tongues. But then face to face in a glass is a mirror. "In a mirror", as in the Revised Version. Numbers 12:8 With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in dark speeches; and the similitude of the LORD shall he behold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant Moses? It doesn’t take much to see that the world we live in is a dark and broken place. You will see and enter Now. Face to face - Distinctly. 1Co 13:12 For now we see through a glass. Bible verses by topic. ver. 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A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through. 1 Corinthians 13:12, NASB: "For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face; now I know in part, but then I will know fully just as I also have been fully known." Through a glass, darkly.--Better, through a mirror in a dark saying. NLT Now we see things imperfectly, like puzzling reflections in a mirror, but then we will see everything with perfect clarity. God has given spiritual gifts to the Church. NKJV For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then face to face. 1 Corinthians 13:12 “For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. ver. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.” Explanation and Commentary of 1 Corinthians 13:12. In the Revelation, the saints who are there with God are still asking the question, “How long, Sovereign Lord, holy and true, until you judge the inhabitants of the earth and avenge our blood” (Rev 6:10)? You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. Don't have an account? The word for "glass" here is the same as in James 1:23, and must mean a mirror, and not, as some commentators suggest, a pane of transparent stone or horn, such as was then used, for which a quite different word would have been employed. 1 Corinthians 13:12 Context. It is a blessing to have a prophecy, but prophecy and the interpretation of a tongue should always be tested and discerned. 1 Corinthians 13:12 New International Version (NIV) 12 For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. (primarily physical), I look, see, perceive, discern. We should look at all revelation, whether biblical interpretation or the exercising of the Spiritual gifts of prophecy and tongues, as fallible until the return of Jesus. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. Now I know in part, but then I will know fully, even as I was also fully known.- World English BibleAnd we seen now bi a myrour in derknesse, but thanne face to face; now Y knowe of parti, but thanne Y schal knowe, as Y am knowun.- Wycliffe Biblefor we see now through a mirror obscurely, and then face to face; now I know in part, and then I shall fully know, as also I was known;- Youngs Literal Bible.