Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock to the weak.

New American Standard Bible

But take care that this liberty of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak.

King James Version

But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock to them that are weak.

Holman Bible

But be careful that this right of yours in no way becomes a stumbling block to the weak.

International Standard Version

But you must see to it that this right of yours does not become a stumbling block for those who are weak.

A Conservative Version

But take heed lest somehow this privilege of yours becomes a stumbling-block to those who are weak.

Amplified

Only be careful that this power of choice (this permission and liberty to do as you please) which is yours, does not [somehow] become a hindrance (cause of stumbling) to the weak or overscrupulous [giving them an impulse to sin].

An Understandable Version

But pay attention [to this], so that somehow this liberty of yours [i.e., to eat whatever you want to] does not become an occasion over which weak people could fall [away from God].

Anderson New Testament

But take heed, lest, by any means, this right of yours become a stumbling-block to those who are weak.

Bible in Basic English

But take care that this power of yours does not give cause for trouble to the feeble.

Common New Testament

But take care that this liberty of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but take care that this liberty of yours does not prove a scandal to the weak.

Darby Translation

But see lest anywise this your right to eat itself be a stumbling-block to the weak.

Godbey New Testament

See lest this liberty of yours may become a stumblingblock to the weak.

Goodspeed New Testament

But you must take care that this right of yours does not prove a hindrance to the overscrupulous.

John Wesley New Testament

But take heed, lest by any means this your liberty become a stumbling-block to the weak.

Julia Smith Translation

And see ye lest this your power be a stumble to the weak.

King James 2000

But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours becomes a stumbling block to them that are weak.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But watch out lest somehow this right of yours becomes a cause for stumbling to the weak.

Modern King James verseion

But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours becomes a stumbling block to those who are weak.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But take heed that your liberty cause not the weak to fall.

Moffatt New Testament

But see that the exercise of your right does not prove any stumbling-block to the weak.

Montgomery New Testament

But see to it lest this right of yours become a stumbling-block to the weak.

NET Bible

But be careful that this liberty of yours does not become a hindrance to the weak.

New Heart English Bible

But be careful that by no means does this liberty of yours become a stumbling block to the weak.

Noyes New Testament

But take heed, lest this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock to the weak.

Sawyer New Testament

But beware lest your liberty should become an offense to the weak.

The Emphasized Bible

But be taking heed, lest, by any means, your right, itself, become, an occasion of stumbling, unto the weak;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But take heed that this power of yours become not an occasion of stumbling to the weak.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But take care that this right of yours does not become in any way a stumbling-block to the weak.

Webster

But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours should become a stumbling-block to them that are weak.

Weymouth New Testament

But take care lest this liberty of yours should prove a hindrance to the progress of weak believers.

Williams New Testament

But you must see to it that this right of yours does not become a stumbling block to overscrupulous people.

World English Bible

But be careful that by no means does this liberty of yours become a stumbling block to the weak.

Worrell New Testament

But take heed, lest this liberty of yours become a stumbling-block to the weak.

Worsley New Testament

But see that this liberty of yours be not by any means a stumbling-block to the weak.

Youngs Literal Translation

but see, lest this privilege of yours may become a stumbling-block to the infirm,

Interlinear

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

βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

μήπως μήπως 
mepos 
Usage: 12

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

of yours
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

πρόσκομμα 
Proskomma 
Usage: 6

to them

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

Concerning Food Sacrificed To Idols

8 But food will not commend us to God: neither, if we eat not, are we the worse; nor, if we eat, are we the better. 9 But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock to the weak. 10 For if a man see thee who hast knowledge sitting at meat in an idol's temple, will not his conscience, if he is weak, be emboldened to eat things sacrificed to idols?


Cross References

Galatians 5:13

For ye, brethren, were called for freedom; only use not your freedom for an occasion to the flesh, but through love be servants one to another.

Romans 14:20-21

Overthrow not for meat's sake the work of God. All things indeed are clean; howbeit it is evil for that man who eateth with offence.

Romans 14:1-2

But him that is weak in faith receive ye, yet not for decision of scruples.

Romans 14:13-15

Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge ye this rather, that no man put a stumblingblock in his brother's way, or an occasion of falling.

1 Corinthians 8:10

For if a man see thee who hast knowledge sitting at meat in an idol's temple, will not his conscience, if he is weak, be emboldened to eat things sacrificed to idols?

1 Corinthians 10:24

Let no man seek his own, but each his neighbor's good .

1 Peter 2:16

as free, and not using your freedom for a cloak of wickedness, but as bondservants of God.

Leviticus 19:14

Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind; but thou shalt fear thy God: I am Jehovah.

Isaiah 35:3

Strengthen ye the weak hands, and confirm the feeble knees.

Isaiah 57:14

And he will say, Cast ye up, cast ye up, prepare the way, take up the stumbling-block out of the way of my people.

Ezekiel 14:3

Son of man, these men have taken their idols into their heart, and put the stumblingblock of their iniquity before their face: should I be inquired of at all by them?

Ezekiel 44:12

Because they ministered unto them before their idols, and became a stumblingblock of iniquity unto the house of Israel; therefore have I lifted up my hand against them, saith the Lord Jehovah, and they shall bear their iniquity.

Matthew 18:6-7

But whoso shall cause one of these little ones that believe on me to stumble, it is profitable for him that a great millstone should be hanged about his neck, and that he should be sunk in the depth of the sea.

Matthew 18:10

See that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, that in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father who is in heaven.

Luke 17:1-2

And he said unto his disciples, It is impossible but that occasions of stumbling should come; but woe unto him, through whom they come!

Romans 15:1

Now we that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

1 Corinthians 8:12

And thus, sinning against the brethren, and wounding their conscience when it is weak, ye sin against Christ.

1 Corinthians 9:22

To the weak I became weak, that I might gain the weak: I am become all things to all men, that I may by all means save some.

1 Corinthians 10:29

conscience, I say, not thine own, but the other's; for why is my liberty judged by another conscience?

1 Corinthians 10:32

Give no occasions of stumbling, either to Jews, or to Greeks, or to the church of God:

2 Corinthians 11:21

I speak by way of disparagement, as though we had been weak. Yet whereinsoever any is bold (I speak in foolishness), I am bold also.

2 Peter 2:19

promising them liberty, while they themselves are bondservants of corruption; for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he also brought into bondage.

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there some that hold the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols, and to commit fornication.

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