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Bible in Basic English

So, then, as to the question of taking food offered to images, we are certain that an image is nothing in the world, and that there is no God but one.

New American Standard Bible

Therefore concerning the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that there is no such thing as an idol in the world, and that there is no God but one.

King James Version

As concerning therefore the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is none other God but one.

Holman Bible

About eating food offered to idols, then, we know that “an idol is nothing in the world,” and that “there is no God but one.”

International Standard Version

Now concerning eating food offered to idols: We know that no idol is real in this world and that there is only one God.

A Conservative Version

Therefore about eating the things sacrificed to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God except one.

American Standard Version

Concerning therefore the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that no idol is anything in the world, and that there is no God but one.

Amplified

In this matter, then, of eating food offered to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world [it has no real existence], and that there is no God but one.

An Understandable Version

Now concerning [the matter of] eating foods [once] offered as sacrifices to idols, we know that an idol is [really] nothing in the world [at all], and that there is only one God.

Anderson New Testament

With respect, then, to the eating of meats offered to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God but one.

Common New Testament

Therefore concerning the eating of food sacrificed to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no God but one.

Daniel Mace New Testament

As to the eating therefore of what is offered in sacrifice to idols, we know that the heathen deities have no real existence, and that there is but one God.

Darby Translation

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.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore concerning the eating of things offered to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no God except one.

Goodspeed New Testament

As to eating things, then, that have been offered to idols, we all know that no idol has any real existence, and that there is no God but one.

John Wesley New Testament

we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no God but one.

Julia Smith Translation

Concerning food therefore of sacrifices to idols, we know that an idol nothing in the world, and that none other God but one.

King James 2000

As concerning therefore the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God but one.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, concerning the eating of food sacrificed to idols, we know that "an idol [is] nothing in the world" and that "[there is] no God except one."

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

To speak of meat dedicated unto idols, we are sure that there is none idol in the world: and that there is none other God but one.

Moffatt New Testament

Well then, with regard to food that has been offered to idols, I am quite aware that 'there is no such thing as an idol in the world' and that 'there is only the one God.'

Montgomery New Testament

Now as to eating food that has been offered to idols, we know well that an idol has no real existence in the universe, and that there is no God but One.

NET Bible

With regard then to eating food sacrificed to idols, we know that "an idol in this world is nothing," and that "there is no God but one."

New Heart English Bible

Therefore concerning the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that no idol is anything in the world, and that there is no God but one.

Noyes New Testament

Concerning the eating of the things offered in sacrifice to idols, then, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God but one.

Sawyer New Testament

Concerning eating things offered to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God but one.

The Emphasized Bible

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.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now concerning eating things sacrificed unto idols: we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God but one.

Twentieth Century New Testament

With reference, then, to eating food that has been offered to idols-we are aware that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no God but one.

Webster

Therefore as concerning the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God but one.

Weymouth New Testament

As to eating things which have been sacrificed to idols, we are fully aware that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no God but One.

Williams New Testament

So, as to eating things that have been sacrificed to idols, we are sure that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no God but One.

World English Bible

Therefore concerning the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that no idol is anything in the world, and that there is no other God but one.

Worrell New Testament

concerning, therefore, the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no God but One.

Worsley New Testament

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Concerning the eating then of the things sacrificed to idols, we have known that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God except one;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

the eating
βρῶσις 
Brosis 
Usage: 5

εἰδωλόθυτον 
Eidolothuton 
Usage: 8

we know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764
Usage: 764

an idol
εἴδωλον 
Eidolon 
Usage: 11

is nothing
οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

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

the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

and

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

there is none
οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

ἕτερος 
heteros 
Usage: 76

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

but
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 1 Corinthians 8:4

References

Context Readings

Concerning Food Sacrificed To Idols

3 But if anyone has love for God, God has knowledge of him. 4 So, then, as to the question of taking food offered to images, we are certain that an image is nothing in the world, and that there is no God but one. 5 For though there are those who have the name of gods, in heaven or on earth, as there are a number of gods and a number of lords,


Cross References

Deuteronomy 6:4

Give ear, O Israel: the Lord our God is one Lord:

Deuteronomy 4:39

So today be certain, and keep the knowledge deep in your hearts, that the Lord is God, in heaven on high and here on earth; there is no other God.

Isaiah 41:24

But you are nothing, and your work is of no value: foolish is he who takes you for his gods.

Isaiah 44:6

The Lord, the King of Israel, even the Lord of armies who has taken up his cause, says, I am the first and the last, and there is no God but me.

Isaiah 44:24

The Lord, who has taken up your cause, and who gave you life in your mother's body, says, I am the Lord who makes all things; stretching out the heavens by myself, and giving the earth its limits; who was with me?

Mark 12:29

Jesus said in answer, The first is, Give ear, O Israel: The Lord our God is one Lord;

Ephesians 4:6

One God and Father of all, who is over all, and through all, and in all.

1 Timothy 2:5

For there is one God and one peacemaker between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,

Jude 1:25

To the only God our Saviour, through Jesus Christ our Lord, let us give glory and honour and authority and power, before all time and now and for ever. So be it.

Deuteronomy 3:24

O Lord God, you have now for the first time let your servant see your great power and the strength of your hand; for what god is there in heaven or on earth able to do such great works and such acts of power?

Deuteronomy 4:35

All this he let you see, so that you might be certain that the Lord is God and there is no other.

Deuteronomy 32:39

See now, I myself am he; there is no other god but me: giver of death and life, wounding and making well: and no one has power to make you free from my hand.

Psalm 115:4-8

Their images are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.

Isaiah 37:16

O Lord of armies, the God of Israel, seated between the winged ones, you only are the God of all the kingdoms of the earth; you have made heaven and earth.

Isaiah 37:20

But now, O Lord our God, give us salvation from his hand, so that it may be clear to all the kingdoms of the earth that you, and you only, are the Lord.

Isaiah 44:8-9

Have no fear, be strong in heart; have I not made it clear to you in the past, and let you see it? and you are my witnesses. Is there any God but me, or a Rock of whom I have no knowledge?

Isaiah 45:5

I am the Lord, and there is no other; there is no God but me: I will make you ready for war, though you had no knowledge of me:

Isaiah 45:14

The Lord says, The workmen of Egypt, and the traders of Ethiopia, and the tall Sabaeans, will come over the sea to you, and they will be yours; they will go after you; in chains they will come over: and they will go down on their faces before you, and will make prayer to you, saying, Truly, God is among you; and there is no other God.

Jeremiah 10:10

But the Lord is the true God; he is the living God and an eternal king: when he is angry, the earth is shaking with fear, and the nations give way before his wrath.

Jeremiah 10:14

Then every man becomes like a beast without knowledge; every gold-worker is put to shame by the image he has made: for his metal image is deceit, and there is no breath in them.

Jeremiah 51:17-18

Then every man becomes like a beast without knowledge; every gold-worker is put to shame by the image he has made: for his metal image is deceit, and there is no breath in them.

Habakkuk 2:19-20

A curse on him who says to the wood, Awake! to the unbreathing stone, Up! let it be a teacher! See, it is plated with gold and silver, and there is no breath at all inside it.

Acts 14:15

Good people, why are you doing these things? We are men with the same feelings as you, and we give you the good news so that you may be turned away from these foolish things to the living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all things in them:

Acts 19:26

And you see, for it has come to your ears, that not only at Ephesus, but almost all through Asia, this Paul has been teaching numbers of people and turning them away, saying that those are not gods who are made by men's hands:

1 Corinthians 8:1

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

1 Corinthians 8:6-7

There is for us only one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we are for him; and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things, and we have our being through him.

1 Corinthians 8:10

For if a man sees you, who have knowledge, taking food as a guest in the house of an image, will it not give him, if he is feeble, the idea that he may take food offered to images?

1 Corinthians 10:19-20

Do I say, then, that what is offered to images is anything, or that the image is anything?

1 Timothy 1:17

Now to the King eternal, ever-living, unseen, the only God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. So be it.

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