Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

In that case, the weak brother for whom the Messiah died is ruined by your knowledge.

New American Standard Bible

For through your knowledge he who is weak is ruined, the brother for whose sake Christ died.

King James Version

And through thy knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?

Holman Bible

Then the weak person, the brother for whom Christ died, is ruined by your knowledge.

A Conservative Version

And by thy knowledge the brother, being weak, will be ruined, for whom Christ died.

American Standard Version

For through thy knowledge he that is weak perisheth, the brother for whose sake Christ died.

Amplified

And so by your enlightenment (your knowledge of spiritual things), this weak man is ruined (is lost and perishes) -- "the brother for whom Christ (the Messiah) died!

An Understandable Version

So, this weak brother, for whose sake Christ died, becomes [spiritually] destroyed, [and all] because of your "knowledge" [i.e., you know that such eating is harmless, but your weak brother does not know this, so he is led into sin by your unloving example].

Anderson New Testament

and will not the weak brother, for whom Christ died, perish through your knowledge?

Bible in Basic English

And so, through your knowledge, you are the cause of destruction to your brother, for whom Christ underwent death.

Common New Testament

And so by your knowledge this weak man is destroyed, the brother for whom Christ died.

Daniel Mace New Testament

so that your notions may endanger the life of thy weak brother, for whom Christ died.

Darby Translation

and the weak one, the brother for whose sake Christ died, will perish through thy knowledge.

Godbey New Testament

For the weak one is destroyed by your knowledge, the brother for whom Christ died.

Goodspeed New Testament

For this overscrupulous brother, for whom Christ died, is ruined by what you call your knowledge.

John Wesley New Testament

And through thy knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and through thy knowledge the weak brother shall perish, for whom Christ died.

Julia Smith Translation

And shall the weak brother be destroyed upon thy knowledge, for whom Christ died?

King James 2000

And through your knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the one who is weak--the brother for whom Christ died--is destroyed by your knowledge.

Modern King James verseion

And on your knowledge the weak brother will fall, he for whom Christ died.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And so through thy knowledge shall the weak brother perish for whom Christ died.

Moffatt New Testament

He is ruined, this weak man, ruined by your 'enlightened mind,' this brother for whose sake Christ died!

Montgomery New Testament

So he is lost, this weak man, lost by your "knowledge." this brother for whom Christ died.

NET Bible

So by your knowledge the weak brother or sister, for whom Christ died, is destroyed.

New Heart English Bible

And through your knowledge, he who is weak perishes, the brother for whom the Christ died.

Noyes New Testament

For through thy knowledge he that is weak perisheth,the brother for whom Christ died!

Sawyer New Testament

And will not the weak brother for whom Christ died perish by your knowledge?

The Emphasized Bible

In fact, he that is weak, is being destroyed, by thy knowledge - the brother for whose sake Christ died.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the weak brother will be destroyed by thy knowledge, for whom Christ died.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And so, through this knowledge of yours, the weak man is ruined-your Brother for whose sake Christ died!

Webster

And through thy knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?

Weymouth New Testament

Why, your knowledge becomes the ruin of the weak believer--your brother, for whom Christ died!

Williams New Testament

Yes, the overscrupulous brother, for whom Christ died, is ruined by your so-called knowledge.

World English Bible

And through your knowledge, he who is weak perishes, the brother for whose sake Christ died.

Worrell New Testament

For he that is weak??he brother for whom Christ died??erishes by reason of your knowledge.

Worsley New Testament

and so the weak brother, for whom Christ died, shall perish by thy knowledge?

Youngs Literal Translation

and the brother who is infirm shall perish by thy knowledge, because of whom Christ died?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

thy
σός 
Sos 
Usage: 10

γνῶσις 
Gnosis 
Usage: 28

ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
Usage: 37

the weak
ἀσθενέω 
Astheneo 
Usage: 34

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
Usage: 37

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

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

Prayers for 1 Corinthians 8:11

Context Readings

Concerning Food Sacrificed To Idols

10 For if anyone with a weak conscience sees you, who know better, eating in an idol's temple, he will be encouraged to eat what has been offered to idols, won't he? 11 In that case, the weak brother for whom the Messiah died is ruined by your knowledge. 12 When you sin against your brothers in this way and wound their weak consciences, you are sinning against the Messiah.


Cross References

Romans 14:15

For if your brother is being hurt by what you eat, you are no longer acting in love. Do not destroy the person for whom the Messiah died by what you eat.

1 Corinthians 8:13

Therefore, if food that I eat causes my brother to stumble, I will never eat meat again, in order to keep my brother from stumbling.

Romans 14:20-21

Do not destroy God's action for the sake of food. Everything is clean, but it is wrong to make another person stumble because of what you eat.

Romans 15:1-3

Now we who are strong ought to be patient with the weaknesses of those who are not strong and must stop pleasing ourselves.

1 Corinthians 10:33-1

just as I myself try to please everybody in every way. I don't look out for my own benefit, but rather for the benefit of many people, so that they might be saved.

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