Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

Whatever is sold in the butcher shop, eat, asking no question for the sake of conscience,

New American Standard Bible

Eat anything that is sold in the meat market without asking questions for conscience' sake;

King James Version

Whatsoever is sold in the shambles, that eat, asking no question for conscience sake:

Holman Bible

Eat everything that is sold in the meat market, asking no questions for conscience’ sake,

International Standard Version

Eat anything that is sold in the meat market without raising any question about it on the grounds of conscience,

A Conservative Version

Eat everything being sold in a meat market, inquiring of nothing because of the conscience,

American Standard Version

Whatsoever is sold in the shambles, eat, asking no question for conscience'sake,

Amplified

[As to meat offered to idols] eat anything that is sold in the meat market without raising any question or investigating on the grounds of conscientious scruples,

An Understandable Version

Eat whatever is sold in the [public] meat markets, without asking any questions [about it] for [your] conscience' sake [i.e., do not inquire about the previous use of the food you buy, because you might discover something about it that would make you feel guilty of wrongdoing if you ate it].

Anderson New Testament

Any thing that is sold in the market, eat, asking no questions on account of conscience:

Bible in Basic English

Whatever meat may be had at the public market, take as food without question of right or wrong;

Common New Testament

Eat anything that is sold in the meat market without raising questions of conscience;

Daniel Mace New Testament

whatever is sold in the shambles, that eat, without making any scrupulous enquiry.

Darby Translation

Everything sold in the shambles eat, making no inquiry for conscience sake.

Godbey New Testament

Eat everything which is sold in market, asking no questions on account of conscience;

Goodspeed New Testament

Eat anything for sale in the meat market without raising any question, as far as conscience is concerned,

John Wesley New Testament

Whatever is sold in the shambles eat, asking no questions for conscience sake.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Whatever is sold in the market, that eat, asking no question for conscience sake;

Julia Smith Translation

Every thing being sold in the market, eat, ye, interrogating nothing through consciousness:

King James 2000

Whatsoever is sold in the meat market, that eat, asking no question for conscience's sake:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Eat everything that is sold in the meat market, {asking no questions} for the sake of the conscience,

Modern King James verseion

Eat whatever is sold in the meat market, asking no question for conscience' sake;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whatsoever is sold in the market, that eat, and ask no questions for conscience sake.

Moffatt New Testament

Eat any food that has been sold in the market, instead of letting scruples of conscience oblige you to ask any questions about it;

Montgomery New Testament

Eat anything that is for sale in the markets, asking no questions for conscience sake;

NET Bible

Eat anything that is sold in the marketplace without questions of conscience,

Noyes New Testament

Whatever is sold in the market that eat, without asking questions for the sake of conscience;

Sawyer New Testament

Whatever is sold in the market eat, asking no questions for conscience' sake;

The Emphasized Bible

Whatsoever, in the market, is sold, eat, - asking no question, for conscience sake;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Every thing which is sold in the shambles eat, asking no question for conscience sake;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Eat anything that is sold in the market, without making inquiries to satisfy your scruples;

Webster

Whatever is sold in the provision market, that eat, asking no question for conscience' sake:

Weymouth New Testament

Anything that is for sale in the meat market, eat, and ask no questions for conscience' sake;

Williams New Testament

As a rule eat anything that is sold in the meat market without raising any question about it for conscience' sake,

World English Bible

Whatever is sold in the butcher shop, eat, asking no question for the sake of conscience,

Worrell New Testament

Whatsoever is sold in the market eat, asking no question because of conscience;

Worsley New Testament

Eat then whatever is sold in the shambles, asking no questions for conscience sake:

Youngs Literal Translation

Whatever in the meat-market is sold eat ye, not inquiring, because of the conscience,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

is sold
πωλέω 
Poleo 
sell, be sold
Usage: 12

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the shambles
μάκελλον 
Makellon 
Usage: 1

ἐσθίω 
Esthio 
Usage: 52

ἀνακρίνω 
Anakrino 
Usage: 16

no
μηδείς μηδεμία μηδέν 
medeis 
no man, nothing, no, none, not, anything,
Usage: 79

ἀνακρίνω 
Anakrino 
Usage: 16

for
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Freedom In Christ

24 Let no one seek his own, but his neighbor's good. 25 Whatever is sold in the butcher shop, eat, asking no question for the sake of conscience, 26 for "the earth is the Lord's, and its fullness."



Cross References

1 Corinthians 8:7

However, that knowledge is not in all men. But some, being so accustomed to idols until now, eat as of a thing sacrificed to an idol, and their conscience, being weak, is defiled.

Acts 10:15

A voice came to him again the second time, "What God has cleansed, you must not call unclean."

Romans 13:5

Therefore you need to be in subjection, not only because of the wrath, but also for conscience' sake.

Romans 14:14

I know, and am persuaded in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is unclean of itself; except that to him who considers anything to be unclean, to him it is unclean.

1 Corinthians 10:27-29

But if one of those who do not believe invites you to a meal, and you are inclined to go, eat whatever is set before you, asking no questions for the sake of conscience.

1 Timothy 4:4

For every creature of God is good, and nothing is to be rejected, if it is received with thanksgiving.

Titus 1:15

To the pure, all things are pure; but to those who are defiled and unbelieving, nothing is pure; but both their mind and their conscience are defiled.

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