And concerning sacrifice to idols, we know, (for we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, and love builds the house.
But not in all, knowledge: and some with consciousness of the idol even till now eat as a sacrifice to idols: and their consciousness being weak is contaminated.
Concerning food therefore of sacrifices to idols, we know that an idol nothing in the world, and that none other God but one.
Wo to the wise in their eyes, and knowing before their face.
To keep off from things sacrificed to idols, and from blood, and strangulation, and harlotry: from which keeping yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well.
Let not him eating despise him not eating: and let not him not eating judge him eating: for God has received him.
And I am persuaded my brethren, and I myself for you, that ye yourselves also are full of goodness, tilled with all knowledge, being able also to remind one another.
And she called the people to the sacrifices of their God: and the people will eat and will worship to their God.
And thou wilt trust in thy wickedness: thou saidst, None saw me. Thy wisdom and thy knowledge it caused thee to turn away; and thou wilt say in thy heart, I, and none yet besides me.
Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?
Wherefore I judge, not to molest them, from the nations turning back to God:
And of the nations having believed, we have written having judged them to keep nothing such, except to watch themselves from that sacrificed to idols, and blood, and strangulation, and harlotry.
For I will not ye should not know, brethren, this mystery, lest ye be wise with yourselves; for hardness from part has been to Israel, till the filling up of the nations come in.
Thinking the same towards one another. Not thinking high things but being led by humble things. Be not wise with yourselves.
And why judgest thou thy brother? or why also despisest thou thy brother? for we shall all stand at the judgment seat of Christ.
I know and am persuaded in the Lord Jesus, that nothing common by itself; except to any one reckoning to be common, to that one it is common.
Thou has faith; have to thyself before God. Happy he judging not himself in what he proves.
We foolish for Christ, and ye wise in Christ; we weak, and ye strong; ye honourable, and we dishonoured
And as my not coming to you, some were puffed up.
And ye were puffed up, and have not rather mourned, that he having done this work might be taken away from the midst of you.
Your boasting not good. Know ye not that a little leaven may leaven the whole mixture?
And if any one thinks to know anything, as yet he has known nothing as he ought to know.
For if any one see thee having knowledge reclining in the idol's temple, shall not his consciousness, being weak, be built up to eat the sacrifices to idols;
What do I say therefore? that an idol is any thing? or that what is sacrificed to an idol is any thing?
And if any one say to you, This is sacrificed to an idol, eat not, for him making it known, and consciousness: for of the Lord the earth, and its fulness:
If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not love, I have been the brass of echoes, and the shouting cymbal.
Brethren, be not children in reflection: but in wickedness act like children, and in reflection be ye perfected.
Recover your senses rightly, and in not; for some have a want of knowledge of God: I speak to your confusion.
From whom all the body fitted together and joined together by every touch of the expenditure, according to the energy in measure of one of each part, makes the increase of the body to the building up of itself in love.
Let none condemn you being willing in humility and religious worship of angels, going into what he has not seen, vainly puffed up by the mind of his flesh,
But I have a few things against thee, for thou hast there them holding the teaching of Balsam, who taught Balac to cast a stumbling-block before the sons of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols, and to commit fornication.
But I have a few things against thee, for thou sufferest the woman Jezebel, calling herself a prophetess, to teach and to lead my servants astray to commit fornication, and to eat things offered to idols.