Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Therefore do not let what is for you a good thing be spoken of as evil;

King James Version

Let not then your good be evil spoken of:

Holman Bible

Therefore, do not let your good be slandered,

International Standard Version

Do not allow what seems good to you to be spoken of as evil.

A Conservative Version

Therefore do not let your good be maligned.

American Standard Version

Let not then your good be evil spoken of:

Amplified

Therefore do not let what is a good thing for you [because of your freedom to choose] be spoken of as evil [by someone else];

An Understandable Version

Do not allow what you consider good to be spoken against [i.e., the exercise of a liberty by the strong to eat anything must not become the occasion of criticism by the weak].

Anderson New Testament

Therefore, let not that which is your good be evil spoken of.

Bible in Basic English

Let it not be possible for men to say evil about your good:

Common New Testament

So do not let your good be spoken of as evil.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Don't let our religion then be expos'd to reproach.

Darby Translation

Let not then your good be evil spoken of;

Godbey New Testament

Let not your good be blasphemed.

Goodspeed New Testament

The thing you have a right to do must not become a cause of reproach.

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore let not your good be evil spoken of.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore let not your good be defamed.

King James 2000

Let not then your good be evil spoken of:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore do not let your good be slandered.

Modern King James verseion

Then do not let your good be spoken evil of,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Cause not your treasure to be evil spoken of.

Moffatt New Testament

Your rights must not get a bad name.

Montgomery New Testament

Therefore do not let what is right, so far as you are concerned, be evil spoken of.

NET Bible

Therefore do not let what you consider good be spoken of as evil.

New Heart English Bible

Then do not let your good be slandered,

Noyes New Testament

Let not then the blessing which ye enjoy be evil spoken of.

Sawyer New Testament

Let not your good therefore be injuriously spoken of.

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore, suffer not to be defamed, your own good thing;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let not therefore food, which is good for you, give occasion of reproach.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not let what is right for you become a matter of reproach.

Webster

Let not then your good be evil spoken of:

Weymouth New Testament

Therefore do not let the boon which is yours in common be exposed to reproach.

Williams New Testament

Then stop abusing your rights.

World English Bible

Then don't let your good be slandered,

Worrell New Testament

Let not, therefore, your good be evil spoken of;

Worsley New Testament

Let not your liberty then be evil-spoken of: for the kingdom of God consists not in meat and drink;

Youngs Literal Translation

Let not, then, your good be evil spoken of,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let
βλασφημέω 
Blasphemeo 
Usage: 31

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

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

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

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 14:16

References

Images Romans 14:16

Prayers for Romans 14:16

Context Readings

Do Not Pass Judgment On One Another

15 For if because of food your brother is hurt, you are no longer walking according to love. Do not destroy with your food him for whom Christ died. 16 Therefore do not let what is for you a good thing be spoken of as evil; 17 for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.



Cross References

Romans 12:17

Never pay back evil for evil to anyone. Respect what is right in the sight of all men.

1 Corinthians 10:29-30

I mean not your own conscience, but the other man’s; for why is my freedom judged by another’s conscience?

2 Corinthians 8:20-21

taking precaution so that no one will discredit us in our administration of this generous gift;

1 Thessalonians 5:22

abstain from every form of evil.

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