Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor any thing whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak.
For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in Holy Spirit;
We are bound, however, we, who are strong, the weakness of them who are not strong to be bearing, and not, unto ourselves, to give pleasure.
1 Corinthians 8:13
Therefore, if food is an occasion of stumbling unto my brother, in nowise will I eat flesh unto the age that abideth, - that, I may not occasion, my brother, to stumble.
No longer, then, upon one another, let us be sitting in judgment, but, this, judge ye rather - not to be putting a cause of stumbling before your brother or an occasion to fall.
But, ye, have departed out of the way, ye have caused multitudes to stumble at the deliverance, - ye have violated the covenant of Levi, saith Yahweh of hosts.
But, he, turning, said to Peter - Withdraw behind me, Satan! A snare, art thou of mine, because thou art not regarding the things of God, but the things of men.
Alas for the world! by reason of the causes of stumbling; for it is, necessary, that the causes of stumbling come, - nevertheless, alas for the man through whom the cause of stumbling cometh!
And he said unto his disciples: - It is, impossible, that occasions of stumbling should not come, notwithstanding, alas! for him through whom they do come:
To the end ye may be putting to the test the things that differ, in order that ye may be incorrupt and may give no occasion of stumbling, unto the day of Christ,
And, straight tracks, be making for your feet - that the lame member may not be dislocated, but, be healed rather.
Nevertheless, I have against thee, a few things, - that thou hast there, such as hold fast the teaching of Balaam, - who went on to teach Balak to throw a cause of stumbling before the sons of Israel, to eat idol-sacrifices and to commit lewdness: