Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

One person believes that he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables.

New American Standard Bible

One person has faith that he may eat all things, but he who is weak eats vegetables only.

King James Version

For one believeth that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eateth herbs.

Holman Bible

One person believes he may eat anything, but one who is weak eats only vegetables.

A Conservative Version

One man has faith to eat all things, but he who is weak eats vegetables.

American Standard Version

One man hath faith to eat all things: but he that is weak eateth herbs.

Amplified

One [man's faith permits him to] believe he may eat anything, while a weaker one [limits his] eating to vegetables.

An Understandable Version

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].

Anderson New Testament

One believes that he may eat all things; another, who is weak, eats herbs.

Bible in Basic English

One man has faith to take all things as food: another who is feeble in faith takes only green food.

Common New Testament

One believes he may eat anything, but the man whose faith is weak eats only vegetables.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for one makes no difficulty of eating all sorts of food: another is so scrupulous, he lives upon herbs.

Darby Translation

One man is assured that he may eat all things; but the weak eats herbs.

Godbey New Testament

One indeed believes he is to eat all things: another who is weak, vegetables.

Goodspeed New Testament

One man's faith allows him to eat anything, while the overscrupulous man eats nothing but vegetables.

John Wesley New Testament

For one believeth, that he may eat all things; another who is weak, eateth herbs.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For one believes that he may eat all things; another, who is sick, eats vegetables.

Julia Smith Translation

One truly believes to eat all things: and he being weak eats vegetables.

King James 2000

For one believes that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eats herbs.

Lexham Expanded Bible

One believes [he may] eat all [things], but the one who is weak eats [only] vegetables.

Modern King James verseion

For indeed one believes to eat all things; but being weak, another eats vegetables.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

One believeth that he may eat all things. Another, which is weak, eateth herbs.

Moffatt New Testament

While one man has enough confidence to eat any food, the man of weak faith only eats vegetables.

Montgomery New Testament

One man has faith to eat anything; but he whose faith is weak, eats only vegetables.

NET Bible

One person believes in eating everything, but the weak person eats only vegetables.

New Heart English Bible

One man has faith to eat all things, but he who is weak eats only vegetables.

Noyes New Testament

One man hath faith to eat every kind of food; another, who is weak, eateth herbs only.

Sawyer New Testament

For one has faith to eat all things, but he that is weak eats vegetables.

The Emphasized Bible

One, indeed, hath faith to eat all things, whereas, he that is weak, eateth herbs:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

One man indeed thinketh he may eat all meats; another, who is weak, eateth vegetables.

Twentieth Century New Testament

One man's faith permits of his eating food of all kinds, while another whose faith is weak eats only vegetable food.

Webster

For one believeth that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eateth herbs.

Weymouth New Testament

One man's faith allows him to eat anything, while a man of weaker faith eats nothing but vegetables.

Williams New Testament

One man believes that he can eat anything; another who is overscrupulous eats nothing but vegetables.

World English Bible

One man has faith to eat all things, but he who is weak eats only vegetables.

Worrell New Testament

One believes that he may eat all things; but he that is weak eats herbs.

Worsley New Testament

for one believeth that he may eat any food; another, who is weak, liveth upon herbs.

Youngs Literal Translation

one doth believe that he may eat all things -- and he who is weak doth eat herbs;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
μέν 
men 
indeed, verily, truly, not tr,
Usage: 63

one
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

that he may eat
φάγω 
Phago 
Usage: 54

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

who is weak
ἀσθενέω 
Astheneo 
Usage: 34

ἐσθίω 
Esthio 
Usage: 52

References

Fausets

Watsons

Context Readings

Do Not Pass Judgment On One Another

1 Accept anyone who is weak in faith, but not for the purpose of arguing over differences of opinion. 2 One person believes that he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables. 3 The person who eats any kind of food must not ridicule the person who does not eat them, and the person who does not eat certain foods must not criticize the person who eats them, for God has accepted him.


Cross References

Romans 14:14

I know and have been persuaded by the Lord Jesus that nothing is unclean in and of itself, but it is unclean to a person who thinks it is unclean.

Genesis 1:29

God also told them, "Look! I have given you every seed-bearing plant that grows throughout the earth, along with every tree that grows seed-bearing fruit. They will produce your food.

Genesis 9:3

"Every living, moving creature will be food for you. Just as I gave you green plants before, so now you have everything.

Proverbs 15:17

A vegetarian meal served with love is better than a big, thick steak with a plateful of animosity.

Daniel 1:12

"Please test your servants for ten days and let us be given vegetables to eat and water to drink.

Daniel 1:16

So the guard took away their rich food and wine, giving them vegetables.

Romans 14:22-23

As for the faith you do have, have it as your own conviction before God. How blessed is the person who has no reason to condemn himself because of what he approves!

1 Corinthians 10:25

Eat anything that is sold in the meat market without raising any question about it on the grounds of conscience,

Galatians 2:12

Until some men arrived from James, he was in the habit of eating with the gentiles, but after those men came, he withdrew from the gentiles and would not associate with them any longer, because he was afraid of the circumcision party.

1 Timothy 4:4

For everything God created is good, and nothing should be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving,

Titus 1:15

Everything is clean to those who are clean, but nothing is clean to those who are corrupt and unbelieving. Indeed, their very way of thinking and their consciences have been corrupted.

Hebrews 9:10

since they deal only with food, drink, and various washings, which are required for the body until the time when things would be set right.

Hebrews 13:9

Stop being carried away by all kinds of unusual teachings, for it is good that the heart be strengthened by grace, not by food laws that have never helped those who follow them.

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