ٱخْتَارَ اللهُ مَا هُوَ وَضِيعٌ ومُحْتَقَرٌ ومَعْدُوم، لِيُبْطِلَ المَوْجُود، لِئَلاَّ يَفْتَخِرَ بَشَرٌ أَمَامَ الله. فَبِفَضْلِ اللهِ أَنْتُم في المَسِيحِ يَسُوع، الَّذي صَارَ لَنَا مِنْ عِنْدِ اللهِ حِكْمَةً وَبِرًّا وتَقْدِيسًا وَفِدَاء، لِيَتِمَّ مَا هُوَ مَكْتُوب: مَنْ يَفْتَخِرْ فَلْيَفْتَخِرْ بِالرَّبّ/God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong; God chose what is low and despised in the world, things that are not, to reduce to nothing things that are, so that no one might boast in the presence of God.

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ٱخْتَارَ اللهُ مَا هُوَ وَضِيعٌ ومُحْتَقَرٌ ومَعْدُوم، لِيُبْطِلَ المَوْجُود، لِئَلاَّ يَفْتَخِرَ بَشَرٌ أَمَامَ الله. فَبِفَضْلِ اللهِ أَنْتُم في المَسِيحِ يَسُوع، الَّذي صَارَ لَنَا مِنْ عِنْدِ اللهِ حِكْمَةً وَبِرًّا وتَقْدِيسًا وَفِدَاء، لِيَتِمَّ مَا هُوَ مَكْتُوب: مَنْ يَفْتَخِرْ فَلْيَفْتَخِرْ بِالرَّبّ
رسالة القدّيس بولس الأولى إلى أهل قورنتس01/من26حتى31/:”يا إِخوَتِي، فَٱنْظُرُوا دَعْوَتَكُم، يَا إِخْوَتِي، فَلَيْسَ فِيكُم كَثِيرُونَ حُكَمَاءُ بِحِكْمَةِ البَشَر، ولا كَثِيرُونَ أَقْوِيَاء، ولا كَثِيرُونَ مِنْ ذَوِي الحَسَبِ الشَّرِيف. إِلاَّ أَنَّ اللهَ ٱخْتَارَ مَا هُوَ حَمَاقَةٌ في العَالَمِ لِيُخْزِيَ ٱلحُكَمَاء، ومَا هُوَ ضُعْفٌ في العَالَمِ لِيُخْزِيَ ٱلأَقْوِيَاء. وٱخْتَارَ اللهُ مَا هُوَ وَضِيعٌ ومُحْتَقَرٌ ومَعْدُوم، لِيُبْطِلَ المَوْجُود، لِئَلاَّ يَفْتَخِرَ بَشَرٌ أَمَامَ الله.فَبِفَضْلِ اللهِ أَنْتُم في المَسِيحِ يَسُوع، الَّذي صَارَ لَنَا مِنْ عِنْدِ اللهِ حِكْمَةً وَبِرًّا وتَقْدِيسًا وَفِدَاء، لِيَتِمَّ مَا هُوَ مَكْتُوب: «مَنْ يَفْتَخِرْ فَلْيَفْتَخِرْ بِالرَّبّ!».

God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong; God chose what is low and despised in the world, things that are not, to reduce to nothing things that are, so that no one might boast in the presence of God.
First Letter to the Corinthians 01/26-31/:”Consider your own call, not many of you were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong; God chose what is low and despised in the world, things that are not, to reduce to nothing things that are, so that no one might boast in the presence of God. He is the source of your life in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification and redemption, in order that, as it is written, ‘Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord.’”