1 Corinthians 8:9



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But take care that this liberty of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak.

King James Version

But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock to them that are weak.

International Standard Version

But you must see to it that this right of yours does not become a stumbling block for those who are weak.

A Conservative Version

But take heed lest somehow this privilege of yours becomes a stumbling-block to those who are weak.

American Standard Version

But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock to the weak.

Amplified

Only be careful that this power of choice (this permission and liberty to do as you please) which is yours, does not [somehow] become a hindrance (cause of stumbling) to the weak or overscrupulous [giving them an impulse to sin].

An Understandable Version

But pay attention [to this], so that somehow this liberty of yours [i.e., to eat whatever you want to] does not become an occasion over which weak people could fall [away from God].

Anderson New Testament

But take heed, lest, by any means, this right of yours become a stumbling-block to those who are weak.

Bible in Basic English

But take care that this power of yours does not give cause for trouble to the feeble.

Common New Testament

But take care that this liberty of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but take care that this liberty of yours does not prove a scandal to the weak.

Darby Translation

But see lest anywise this your right to eat itself be a stumbling-block to the weak.

Godbey New Testament

See lest this liberty of yours may become a stumblingblock to the weak.

Goodspeed New Testament

But you must take care that this right of yours does not prove a hindrance to the overscrupulous.

Holman Bible

But be careful that this right of yours in no way becomes a stumbling block to the weak.

John Wesley New Testament

But take heed, lest by any means this your liberty become a stumbling-block to the weak.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours becomes a stumblingblock to those that are weak.

Julia Smith Translation

And see ye lest this your power be a stumble to the weak.

King James 2000

But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours becomes a stumbling block to them that are weak.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But watch out lest somehow this right of yours becomes a cause for stumbling to the weak.

Modern King James verseion

But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours becomes a stumbling block to those who are weak.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But take heed that your liberty cause not the weak to fall.

Moffatt New Testament

But see that the exercise of your right does not prove any stumbling-block to the weak.

Montgomery New Testament

But see to it lest this right of yours become a stumbling-block to the weak.

NET Bible

But be careful that this liberty of yours does not become a hindrance to the weak.

New Heart English Bible

But be careful that by no means does this liberty of yours become a stumbling block to the weak.

New simplified Bible

Be careful that this freedom does not become a stumbling block to those who are weak.

Noyes New Testament

But take heed, lest this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock to the weak.

Sawyer New Testament

But beware lest your liberty should become an offense to the weak.

The Emphasized Bible

But be taking heed, lest, by any means, your right, itself, become, an occasion of stumbling, unto the weak;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But take heed that this power of yours become not an occasion of stumbling to the weak.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But take care that this right of yours does not become in any way a stumbling-block to the weak.

Webster

But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours should become a stumbling-block to them that are weak.

Weymouth New Testament

But take care lest this liberty of yours should prove a hindrance to the progress of weak believers.

Williams New Testament

But you must see to it that this right of yours does not become a stumbling block to overscrupulous people.

World English Bible

But be careful that by no means does this liberty of yours become a stumbling block to the weak.

Worrell New Testament

But take heed, lest this liberty of yours become a stumbling-block to the weak.

Worsley New Testament

But see that this liberty of yours be not by any means a stumbling-block to the weak.

Youngs Literal Translation

but see, lest this privilege of yours may become a stumbling-block to the infirm,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

βλέπω 
Blepo 
see , take heed , behold , beware , look on , look , beware of ,
Usage: 85

μήπως μήπως 
mepos 
Usage: 12

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this , these , he , the same , this man , she , they ,
Usage: 258

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

of yours
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your , you , ye , yours , not tr. ,
Usage: 371

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be , come to pass , be made , be done , come , become , God forbid , arise , have , be fulfilled , be married to , be preferred , not tr , , vr done
Usage: 531

πρόσκομμα 
Proskomma 
Usage: 6

to them

which , who , the things , the son ,
Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

Concerning Food Sacrificed To Idols

8 But food will not commend us to God; we are neither the worse if we do not eat, nor the better if we do eat. 9 But take care that this liberty of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak. 10 For if someone sees you, who have knowledge, dining in an idol's temple, will not his conscience, if he is weak, be strengthened to eat things sacrificed to idols?


Cross References

Galatians 5:13

For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.

Romans 14:20-21

Do not tear down the work of God for the sake of food All things indeed are clean, but they are evil for the man who eats and gives offense.

Romans 14:1-2

Now accept the one who is weak in faith, but not for the purpose of passing judgment on his opinions.

Romans 14:13-15

Therefore let us not judge one another anymore, but rather determine this--not to put an obstacle or a stumbling block in a brother's way.

1 Corinthians 8:10

For if someone sees you, who have knowledge, dining in an idol's temple, will not his conscience, if he is weak, be strengthened to eat things sacrificed to idols?

1 Corinthians 10:24

Let no one seek his own good, but that of his neighbor.

1 Peter 2:16

Act as free men, and do not use your freedom as a covering for evil, but use it as bondslaves of God.

Leviticus 19:14

'You shall not curse a deaf man, nor place a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall revere your God; I am the LORD.

Isaiah 35:3

Encourage the exhausted, and strengthen the feeble.

Isaiah 57:14

And it will be said, "Build up, build up, prepare the way, Remove every obstacle out of the way of My people."

Ezekiel 14:3

"Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their hearts and have put right before their faces the stumbling block of their iniquity Should I be consulted by them at all?

Ezekiel 44:12

"Because they ministered to them before their idols and became a stumbling block of iniquity to the house of Israel, therefore I have sworn against them," declares the Lord GOD, "that they shall bear the punishment for their iniquity.

Matthew 18:6-7

but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him to have a heavy millstone hung around his neck, and to be drowned in the depth of the sea.

Matthew 18:10

"See that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that their angels in heaven continually see the face of My Father who is in heaven.

Luke 17:1-2

He said to His disciples, "It is inevitable that stumbling blocks come, but woe to him through whom they come!

Romans 15:1

Now we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of those without strength and not just please ourselves.

1 Corinthians 8:12

And so, by sinning against the brethren and wounding their conscience when it is weak, you sin against Christ.

1 Corinthians 9:22

To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak; I have become all things to all men, so that I may by all means save some.

1 Corinthians 10:29

I mean not your own conscience, but the other man's; for why is my freedom judged by another's conscience?

1 Corinthians 10:32

Give no offense either to Jews or to Greeks or to the church of God;

2 Corinthians 11:21

To my shame I must say that we have been weak by comparison But in whatever respect anyone else is bold--I speak in foolishness--I am just as bold myself.

2 Peter 2:19

promising them freedom while they themselves are slaves of corruption; for by what a man is overcome, by this he is enslaved.

Revelation 2:14

'But I have a few things against you, because you have there some who hold the teaching of Balaam, who kept teaching Balak to put a stumbling block before the sons of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols and to commit acts of immorality.



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