Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

But concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know, (for we all have knowledge: knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.

New American Standard Bible

Now concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know that we all have knowledge Knowledge makes arrogant, but love edifies.

King James Version

Now as touching things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffeth up, but charity edifieth.

Holman Bible

About food offered to idols: We know that “we all have knowledge.” Knowledge inflates with pride, but love builds up.

International Standard Version

Now concerning food offered to idols: We know that we all possess knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.

A Conservative Version

Now about the things sacrificed to idols. We know that all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.

American Standard Version

Now concerning things sacrificed to idols: We know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffeth up, but love edifieth.

Amplified

Now about food offered to idols: of course we know that all of us possess knowledge [concerning these matters. Yet mere] knowledge causes people to be puffed up (to bear themselves loftily and be proud), but love (affection and goodwill and benevolence) edifies and builds up and encourages one to grow [to his full stature].

An Understandable Version

I now want to reply to the matter of idolatrous sacrifices [which you wrote to me about]. We know that we all possess knowledge. [Note: This may be a statement posed to Paul by the Corinthians, who seemed quite preoccupied with "knowledge"]. Knowledge [only] makes people arrogant, while love builds them up [spiritually].

Anderson New Testament

Now, with respect to meats offered to idols, we know, (for we all have knowledge: knowledge puffs up with pride, but love edifies.

Bible in Basic English

Now about things offered to images: we all seem to ourselves to have knowledge. Knowledge gives pride, but love gives true strength.

Common New Testament

Now concerning food sacrificed to idols: we know that we all possess knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Now as to things offered to idols, 'tis certain that the knowledge you all pretend to have, swells you with pride, but 'tis charity that edifieth.

Godbey New Testament

But concerning things offered to idols: we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but divine love builds up.

Goodspeed New Testament

About food that has been offered to idols, it is true, as you say, that we all have some knowledge on that matter. Knowledge gives people airs; love is what builds up character.

John Wesley New Testament

Now as to things sacrified to idols, we know: for all of us have knowledge.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now as concerning things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but charity edifies.

Julia Smith Translation

And concerning sacrifice to idols, we know, (for we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, and love builds the house.

King James 2000

Now concerning things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now concerning food sacrificed to idols, we know that "we all have knowledge." Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.

Modern King James verseion

But concerning the sacrifices to idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

To speak of things dedicated unto idols, we are sure that we all have knowledge. Knowledge maketh a man swell: but love edifieth.

Moffatt New Testament

With regard to food that has been offered to idols. Here, of course, 'we all possess knowledge'! Knowledge puffs up, love builds up.

Montgomery New Testament

Now in regard to food which has been offered to idols, we are sure of course that "we all have knowledge." But knowledge puffs up, while love builds up.

NET Bible

With regard to food sacrificed to idols, we know that "we all have knowledge." Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.

New Heart English Bible

Now concerning things sacrificed to idols: We know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.

Noyes New Testament

Now concerning the things offered in sacrifice to idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffeth up, but love edifieth;

Sawyer New Testament

And concerning things offered to idols we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, concerning the idol-sacrifices, we are aware - because we, all, have knowledge, - knowledge, puffeth up, but, love, buildeth up;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

NOW concerning the things sacrificed to idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffeth up, but love edifieth.

Twentieth Century New Testament

With reference to food that has been offered in sacrifice to idols-We are aware that all of us have knowledge! Knowledge breeds conceit, while love builds up character.

Webster

Now as concerning things offered to idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffeth up, but charity edifieth.

Weymouth New Testament

Now as to things which have been sacrificed to idols. This is a subject which we already understand--because we all have knowledge of it. Knowledge, however, tends to make people conceited; it is love that builds us up.

Williams New Testament

Now about the foods that have been sacrificed to idols: We know that every one of us has some knowledge of the matter. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.

World English Bible

Now concerning things sacrificed to idols: We know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.

Worrell New Testament

Now, concerning the things sacrificed to idols, we know because we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.

Worsley New Testament

Now as to things offered to idols, we know that we all have knowledge about them. Knowledge however puffeth up, but charity edifieth.

Youngs Literal Translation

And concerning the things sacrificed to idols, we have known that we all have knowledge: knowledge puffeth up, but love buildeth up;

Interlinear

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

περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

εἰδωλόθυτον 
Eidolothuton 
Usage: 8

we know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

we
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

γνῶσις 
Gnosis 
Usage: 28

γνῶσις 
Gnosis 
Usage: 28

puffeth up
φυσιόω 
Phusioo 
puff up
Usage: 7

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Corinthians 8:1

Images 1 Corinthians 8:1

Context Readings

Concerning Food Sacrificed To Idols

1 But concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know, (for we all have knowledge: knowledge puffs up, but love edifies. 2 If any one think he knows anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know it.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 8:7

But knowledge is not in all: but some, with conscience of the idol, until now eat as of a thing sacrificed to idols; and their conscience, being weak, is defiled.

1 Corinthians 8:4

concerning then the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God save one.

Isaiah 5:21

Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and intelligent in their own esteem!

Acts 15:29

to abstain from things sacrificed to idols, and from blood, and from what is strangled, and from fornication; keeping yourselves from which ye will do well. Farewell.

Romans 14:3

Let not him that eats make little of him that eats not; and let not him that eats not judge him that eats: for God has received him.

Romans 15:14

But I am persuaded, my brethren, I myself also, concerning you, that yourselves also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another.

Numbers 25:2

And they invited the people to the sacrifices of their gods; and the people ate, and bowed down to their gods.

Isaiah 47:10

For thou hast confided in thy wickedness: thou hast said, None seeth me. Thy wisdom and thy knowledge, it hath seduced thee; and thou hast said in thy heart, It is I, and there is none but me.

Acts 15:10

Now therefore why tempt ye God, by putting a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we have been able to bear?

Acts 15:19-20

Wherefore I judge, not to trouble those who from the nations turn to God;

Acts 21:25

But concerning those of the nations who have believed, we have written, deciding that they should observe no such thing, only to keep themselves both from things offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication.

Romans 11:25

For I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, of this mystery, that ye may not be wise in your own conceits, that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the nations be come in;

Romans 12:16

Have the same respect one for another, not minding high things, but going along with the lowly: be not wise in your own eyes:

Romans 14:10

But thou, why judgest thou thy brother? or again, thou, why dost thou make little of thy brother? for we shall all be placed before the judgment-seat of God.

Romans 14:14

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

Romans 14:22

Hast thou faith? have it to thyself before God. Blessed is he who does not judge himself in what he allows.

1 Corinthians 1:5

that in everything ye have been enriched in him, in all word of doctrine, and all knowledge,

1 Corinthians 4:10

We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye prudent in Christ: we weak, but ye strong: ye glorious, but we in dishonour.

1 Corinthians 4:18

But some have been puffed up, as if I were not coming to you;

1 Corinthians 5:2

And ye are puffed up, and ye have not rather mourned, in order that he that has done this deed might be taken away out of the midst of you.

1 Corinthians 5:6

Your boasting is not good. Do ye not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?

1 Corinthians 8:2

If any one think he knows anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know it.

1 Corinthians 8:10-11

For if any one see thee, who hast knowledge, sitting at table in an idol-house, shall not his conscience, he being weak, be emboldened to eat the things sacrificed to the idol?

1 Corinthians 10:19-22

What then do I say? that what is sacrificed to an idol is anything, or that an idol is anything?

1 Corinthians 10:28

But if any one say to you, This is offered to holy purposes, do not eat, for his sake that pointed it out, and conscience sake;

1 Corinthians 13:1-13

If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am become sounding brass or a clanging cymbal.

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brethren, be not children in your minds, but in malice be babes; but in your minds be grown men.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Awake up righteously, and sin not; for some are ignorant of God: I speak to you as a matter of shame.

Ephesians 4:16

from whom the whole body, fitted together, and connected by every joint of supply, according to the working in its measure of each one part, works for itself the increase of the body to its self-building up in love.

Colossians 2:18

Let no one fraudulently deprive you of your prize, doing his own will in humility and worship of angels, entering into things which he has not seen, vainly puffed up by the mind of his flesh,

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against thee: that thou hast there those who hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a snare before the sons of Israel, to eat of idol sacrifices and commit fornication.

Revelation 2:20

But I have against thee that thou permittest the woman Jezebel, she who calls herself prophetess, and she teaches and leads astray my servants to commit fornication and eat of idol sacrifices.

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