Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

But you should welcome [into your fellowship] the person whose faith is weak, and not argue [with him] over questionable matters.

New American Standard Bible

Now accept the one who is weak in faith, but not for the purpose of passing judgment on his opinions.

King James Version

Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations.

Holman Bible

Accept anyone who is weak in faith, but don’t argue about doubtful issues.

International Standard Version

Accept anyone who is weak in faith, but not for the purpose of arguing over differences of opinion.

A Conservative Version

But the man who is weak in the faith, do not receive for arguments of opinions.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

As for the one whose faith is weak, accept him [into your fellowship], but not for [the purpose of] quarreling over his opinions.

Anderson New Testament

Him that is weak in the faith, receive kindly, but not to judge his reasonings.

Bible in Basic English

Do not put on one side him who is feeble in faith, and do not put him in doubt by your reasonings.

Common New Testament

As for the man who is weak in faith, accept him, but not for disputes over opinions.

Daniel Mace New Testament

A weak convert receive as a friend without regard to any difference of opinion.

Darby Translation

Now him that is weak in the faith receive, not to the determining of questions of reasoning.

Godbey New Testament

But receive to yourselves him who is weak in faith, not into disputations of doubtful matters.

Goodspeed New Testament

Treat people who are overscrupulous in their faith like brothers; do not criticize their views.

John Wesley New Testament

Him that is weak in the faith, receive; but not to doubtful disputations.

Julia Smith Translation

Him being weak in faith receive ye, not to judgments of conversations.

King James 2000

Receive him that is weak in the faith, but not for passing judgment.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now receive the one who is weak in faith, [but] not for quarrels about opinions.

Modern King James verseion

And receive him who is weak in the faith, but not to judgments of your thoughts.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Him that is weak in the faith, receive unto you not in disputing and troubling his conscience. ]

Moffatt New Testament

Welcome a man of weak faith, but not for the purpose of passing judgment on his scruples.

Montgomery New Testament

Welcome a man of weak faith, but not for the purpose of deciding doubtful points.

NET Bible

Now receive the one who is weak in the faith, and do not have disputes over differing opinions.

New Heart English Bible

Now accept one who is weak in faith, but not for disputes over opinions.

Noyes New Testament

Him that is weak in his faith receive with kindness, and not to pass judgment on his thoughts.

Sawyer New Testament

RECEIVE the weak in faith, not to doubtful reasonings.

The Emphasized Bible

Him that is weak in his faith, receive ye, - not for disputing opinions: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

HIM that is weak in faith take by the hand, and enter not into niceties of disputes.

Twentieth Century New Testament

As for those whose faith is weak, always receive them as friends, but not for the purpose of passing judgment on their scruples.

Webster

Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations.

Weymouth New Testament

I now pass to another subject. Receive as a friend a man whose faith is weak, but not for the purpose of deciding mere matters of opinion.

Williams New Testament

Make it your practice to receive into full Christian fellowship people who are overscrupulous, but not to criticize their views.

World English Bible

Now accept one who is weak in faith, but not for disputes over opinions.

Worrell New Testament

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

Worsley New Testament

Receive him that is weak in the faith, but not to disputes about doubtful matters:

Youngs Literal Translation

And him who is weak in the faith receive ye -- not to determinations of reasonings;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀσθενέω 
Astheneo 
Usage: 34

in the faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

receive ye
προσλαμβάνω 
Proslambano 
Usage: 14

but not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

διαλογισμός 
Dialogismos 
Usage: 11

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 14:1

References

Images Romans 14:1

Prayers for Romans 14:1

Context Readings

Do Not Pass Judgment On One Another

1 But you should welcome [into your fellowship] the person whose faith is weak, and not argue [with him] over questionable matters. 2 One person has enough faith that allows him to eat anything [i.e., without it bothering his conscience that the food, such as animal meat, was used in an idolatrous worship ceremony]. But the weak person can eat only vegetables [conscientiously].


Cross References

Romans 15:1

Now those of us who are strong [spiritually] should put up with [or, help] the failings of [spiritually] weak people, and not [simply] do what pleases ourselves.

Romans 15:7

So, welcome one another, just as Christ has welcomed you [or, "us"], as a way of honoring God.

1 Corinthians 9:22

I behaved like a weak person in front of weak people [See 8:9-12], in order to win them over [i.e., to help them become stronger]. I have become all things to all people so that, in every way, I could save some of them.

Matthew 10:40-42

The person who welcomes you [into his home] welcomes me. And the person who welcomes me [into his life] welcomes God, who sent me.

Matthew 12:20

He will not [even] break a wilted stalk or put out a smoldering [lamp] wick until He exercises judgment [upon mankind through the Gospel] in order to bring about victory [i.e., in people's lives].

Matthew 14:31

And immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and took hold of him and said, "You have such little faith; why did you doubt?"

Matthew 18:5-6

And the person who welcomes one little child like this, in my name [i.e., because he belongs to me], welcomes me [also].

Matthew 18:10

Make sure you do not look down on any one of these little ones [i.e., humble followers of Christ]. For I tell you, their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven. {[{[Some ancient manuscripts include verse

Luke 17:2

It would be good [i.e., better] for him to have had a huge millstone tied around his neck and be thrown into the ocean [Note: This "millstone" was a huge, circular stone rolled over grain to crush it and was moved by an animal walking in a circle], rather than having him cause one of these little ones [i.e., humble followers of the Lord] to be led astray [from God].

John 13:20

Truly, truly, I tell you, the person who welcomes whoever I send welcomes me; and the one who welcomes me, welcomes God, who sent me."

Romans 4:19

Abraham's faith did not become weak [even though] he was about one hundred years old and considered his body almost dead and Sarah's womb incapable of conceiving a child.

Romans 14:21

[So], it is better [for you] not to eat bread, nor to drink wine, nor to do anything [else] that could cause your brother to fall [away from God].

1 Corinthians 3:1-2

And I could not speak to you, brothers, as I would to spiritual people, but [I have to speak to you] as I would to worldly people, for you are immature children in [the fellowship of] Christ.

1 Corinthians 8:7-13

However, not every person knows this [truth]. For some people have been so used to an idol all this time that they still think of the idol [as a reality] when eating food that has been sacrificed to it. And their weak conscience becomes polluted. [Note: These people cannot seem to shake off the idea that somehow the idol is real, so feel guilty of wrongdoing when eating food sacrificed to it].

Philippians 2:29

So, you should welcome him in [the fellowship of] the Lord with great joy, and regard such people with honor,

2 John 1:10

If anyone comes to you [i.e., to your meetings] who does not bring this teaching [about Christ], you should not welcome him into your home or give him [any] greetings [i.e., suggesting approval or endorsement].

3 John 1:8-10

Therefore, we should show hospitality to such men, so that we can be fellow-workers [with them] in [the cause of] the truth.

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