Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 sacrificed to idols, we know that we all have knowledge [concerning this]. Knowledge [alone] makes [people self-righteously] arrogant, but love [that unselfishly seeks the best for others] builds up and encourages others to grow [in wisdom].

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.

Darby Translation

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

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.

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.

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 Now, concerning the idol-sacrifices, we are aware - because we, all, have knowledge, - knowledge, puffeth up, but, love, buildeth up; 2 If anyone thinketh that he knoweth anything, not yet knoweth he, as he must needs come to know,


Cross References

1 Corinthians 8:7

Howbeit, not in all, is the knowledge; but, some, by their familiarity, until even now, with the idol, as an idol-sacrifice, eat it, and, their conscience, being, weak, is defiled.

1 Corinthians 8:4

Concerning, then, the eating of idol-sacrifices, we are aware - that an idol is, nothing, in the world, and that, none, is God save one.

Isaiah 5:21

Alas for them Who are wise in their own eyes, - And in their own sight, are prudent.

Acts 15:29

To be abstaining from idol sacrifices, and from blood, and from what is strangled, and from fornication, - From which, if ye keep yourselves, ye shall prosper. Fare ye well.

Romans 14:3

Let not, him that eateth, despise him that eateth not, and let not, him that eateth not, judge him that eateth; for, God, hath received him.

Romans 15:14

But I am persuaded my brethren, - even, I myself, concerning you: that, ye yourselves, also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also, unto one another, to be ministering admonition:

Numbers 25:2

who invited the people unto the sacrifices of their gods, - so the people did eat, and did bow themselves down unto their gods.

Isaiah 47:10

And so thou didst trust in thy wickedness, Thou saidst, no one, seeth me, Thy wisdom and knowledge, the same, seduced thee, - Therefore saidst thou in thy heart, I am , and there is no one besides.

Acts 15:10

Now, therefore, why are ye proving God, that ye should put 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 be troubling them who, from the nations, are turning unto God;

Acts 21:25

But, concerning them of the nations who have believed, we ourselves, sent, deciding that they should be guarding themselves, both as to idol sacrifice, and blood, and what is strangled, and fornication.

Romans 11:25

For I wish not, ye should be ignorant, brethren, of this sacred secret, lest within yourselves ye be presumptuous, that, a hardening in part, hath befallen Israel, until, the full measure of the nations, shall come in;

Romans 12:16

The same thing, one to another regarding, - not the lofty things regarding, but, by the lowly, being led along. Be not getting presumptuous in your own opinion:

Romans 14:10

But, thou, why dost thou judge thy brother? Aye! and thou, why dost thou despise thy brother? For, all of us, shall present ourselves unto the judgment seat of God;

Romans 14:14

I know and am persuaded in the Lord Jesus - that, nothing, is profane of itself, - save to him who reckoneth anything to be profane, unto that man, it is profane,

Romans 14:22

The faith which thou hast, have to thyself before God: happy, he that bringeth not judgment upon himself by that which he approveth;

1 Corinthians 1:5

That, in everything, ye have been enriched in him - in all discourse and in all knowledge;

1 Corinthians 4:10

We, are foolish for Christ's sake, but, ye, prudent in Christ; we are weak, but, ye, mighty; ye, all-glorious, but, we, dishonoured.

1 Corinthians 4:18

But, as though I were not coming unto you, some are puffed up!

1 Corinthians 5:2

And, ye, have become puffed up, and have not rather mourned, in order that he might be removed out of your midst, who, this deed, hath wrought.

1 Corinthians 5:6

Unseemly, is your boast! Know ye not that, a little leaven, doth leaven, the whole of the lump?

1 Corinthians 8:2

If anyone thinketh that he knoweth anything, not yet knoweth he, as he must needs come to know,

1 Corinthians 8:10-11

For, if anyone should see theewho hast knowledge, in an idol-temple, reclining, will not, his conscience, being, weak, be built up for the eating of the idol-sacrifices?

1 Corinthians 10:19-22

What, then, am I saying? - that, an idol-sacrifice, is anything? or that, an idol, is anything?

1 Corinthians 10:28

But, if anyone should say unto you, - This, is, a holy sacrifice, do not eat, for that man's sake who disclosed it, and for conscience sake: -

1 Corinthians 13:1-13

Although with the tongues of men, I be speaking, and of messengers, and have not, love, I have become resounding brass, or a clanging cymbal;

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brethren! do not become children, in your understandings; but, in baseness, become babes, while, in your understandings, ye become, full-grown.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Wake up to sobriety, in righteousness, and be not committing sin; for some have, an ignorance of God: for shame, unto you, am I speaking!

Ephesians 4:16

Out of whom all the body - fitly framing itself together, and connecting itself, through means of every joint of supply, by way of energising in the measure of each single part - secureth the growing of the body, unto an upbuilding of itself in love.

Colossians 2:18

Let, no one, against you, be arbitrating, however wishful, - in respect of lowliness of mind, and of a religious observance of the messengers: upon what things he hath seen, taking his stand, in vain, puffed up by his carnal mind, -

Revelation 2:14

Nevertheless, I have against thee, a few things, - that thou hast there, such as hold fast the teaching of Balaam, - who went on to teach Balak to throw a cause of stumbling before the sons of Israel, to eat idol-sacrifices and to commit lewdness:

Revelation 2:20

Nevertheless, I have against thee, that thou sufferest the woman Jezebel, she who calleth herself a prophetess, and is teaching and leading astray my own servants to commit lewdness and to eat idol-sacrifices;

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