Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible





And to the Jews I became as a Jew, so that I might gain Jews, to those under law, as under law, so that I might gain those under law, to those without law, as without law (not being without law to God, but within law to Christ), so that I might gain men without law. To the weak I became as weak, so that I might gain the weak. I have become all things to all men, so that by all means I might save some. read more.
And I do this for sake of the good-news, so that I might become a fellow participant of it.

All things are permitted for me, but not all things are expedient. All things are permitted for me, but not all things are constructive.

But if any man say to you, This is a sacrifice to an idol, do not eat for the sake of that man who informed, and the conscience, for the earth is the Lord's, and the fullness of it. And I say conscience, not the one of himself, but the one of the other man. For why is my liberty judged by another conscience? If I partake with thankfulness, why am I maligned about which I express thanks? read more.
Therefore whether ye eat, or drink, or anything ye do, do all to the glory of God. Become ye inoffensive both to Jews and to Greeks, and to the church of God, just as I also strive to please in all things for all men, not seeking my own advantage, but that of the many, so that they may be saved.

But let it be. I did not burden you. Nevertheless, being clever, I caught you with bait.



But if any man say to you, This is a sacrifice to an idol, do not eat for the sake of that man who informed, and the conscience, for the earth is the Lord's, and the fullness of it. And I say conscience, not the one of himself, but the one of the other man. For why is my liberty judged by another conscience? If I partake with thankfulness, why am I maligned about which I express thanks? read more.
Therefore whether ye eat, or drink, or anything ye do, do all to the glory of God. Become ye inoffensive both to Jews and to Greeks, and to the church of God,


And he said to his disciples, Because of this I say to you, be not anxious for your life, what ye may eat, nor for the body, what ye may wear.



Eat everything being sold in a meat market, inquiring of nothing because of the conscience,

Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practice deeds of wickedness with men who work iniquity. And let me not eat of their dainties.

It is not good to eat much honey, so [for men] to search out their own glory is grievous.

And into whatever city ye enter, and they receive you, eat the things that are set before you.



But if any man say to you, This is a sacrifice to an idol, do not eat for the sake of that man who informed, and the conscience, for the earth is the Lord's, and the fullness of it. And I say conscience, not the one of himself, but the one of the other man. For why is my liberty judged by another conscience? If I partake with thankfulness, why am I maligned about which I express thanks? read more.
Therefore whether ye eat, or drink, or anything ye do, do all to the glory of God. Become ye inoffensive both to Jews and to Greeks, and to the church of God, just as I also strive to please in all things for all men, not seeking my own advantage, but that of the many, so that they may be saved.


Nevertheless the knowledge is not in all men, but some, with conscience of the idol until now, eat as sacrificed to idols, and their weak conscience is defiled. But food does not present us to God, for neither if we eat are we ahead, nor if we do not eat are we behind. But take heed lest somehow this privilege of yours becomes a stumbling-block to those who are weak. read more.
For if some man sees thee, who have knowledge, dining in an idol-temple, will not his conscience, being weak, be strengthened to eat things sacrificed to idols? And by thy knowledge the brother, being weak, will be ruined, for whom Christ died. And sinning this way against the brothers, and wounding their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ. Therefore if food causes my brother to stumble, I will no, not eat meat into the age, so that I may not cause my brother to stumble.

and to aspire to live quietly, and to do your own things, and to work with your own hands, just as we commanded you, so that ye may walk properly toward those outside, and may have nothing lacking.


And he said to his disciples, Because of this I say to you, be not anxious for your life, what ye may eat, nor for the body, what ye may wear.



Eat everything being sold in a meat market, inquiring of nothing because of the conscience,

Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practice deeds of wickedness with men who work iniquity. And let me not eat of their dainties.

It is not good to eat much honey, so [for men] to search out their own glory is grievous.

And into whatever city ye enter, and they receive you, eat the things that are set before you.







Or know ye not that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit in you, which ye have from God? And ye are not your own, for ye were bought with a price. Therefore glorify God in your body and your spirit, which is of God.


Ye who fear LORD, praise him. All ye the seed of Jacob, glorify him, and stand in awe of him, all ye the seed of Israel.

Therefore glorify ye LORD in the east, even the name of LORD, the God of Israel, in the isles of the sea.


I know and am persuaded in Lord Jesus, that nothing is profane by itself, except to him who regards anything to be profane. To that man it is profane. For if thy brother is distressed because of food, thou no longer walk according to love. Do not destroy with thy food that man for whom Christ died. Therefore do not let your good be maligned. read more.
For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in Holy Spirit. For he who serves Christ in these things is acceptable to God, and approved by men. So then we should pursue the things of peace, and the things of constructiveness for each other. Do not tear down the work of God because of food. All things indeed are clean, but it is wrong to the man who eats through hindrance. It is good not to eat meats, nor to drink wine, nor in whatever thy brother stumbles against, or is caused to stumble, or becomes weak. The faith thou have, have in relation to thyself before God. Blessed is the man not condemning himself in what he allows. But he who doubts is condemned if he eats, because it is not from faith, and everything that is not from faith is sin.

Now about the things sacrificed to idols. We know that all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up. If any man presumes to know anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know. But if any man loves God, this man is known by him. read more.
Therefore about eating the things sacrificed to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God except one. For also since there are things called gods, whether in heaven or on the earth, as there are many gods and many lords, yet to us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things, and we for him, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things, and we through him. Nevertheless the knowledge is not in all men, but some, with conscience of the idol until now, eat as sacrificed to idols, and their weak conscience is defiled. But food does not present us to God, for neither if we eat are we ahead, nor if we do not eat are we behind. But take heed lest somehow this privilege of yours becomes a stumbling-block to those who are weak. For if some man sees thee, who have knowledge, dining in an idol-temple, will not his conscience, being weak, be strengthened to eat things sacrificed to idols? And by thy knowledge the brother, being weak, will be ruined, for whom Christ died. And sinning this way against the brothers, and wounding their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ. Therefore if food causes my brother to stumble, I will no, not eat meat into the age, so that I may not cause my brother to stumble.

Therefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry. I speak as to wise men, judge ye what I say. The cup of the blessing that we bless, is it not a participation of the blood of the Christ? The bread that we break, is it not a participation of the body of the Christ? read more.
Because we, the many, are one bread, one body, for we are all partakers of the one bread. Look at Israel according to flesh. Those who eat the sacrifices, are they not partakers of the altar? What therefore do I say, that an idol is anything, or that a sacrifice to an idol is anything? Rather, that which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons and not to God, and I do not want you to become partakers of demons. Ye cannot drink the cup of Lord, and the cup of demons. Ye cannot be partakers of a table of Lord, and of a table of demons. Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than he? All things are permitted for me, but not all things are expedient. All things are permitted for me, but not all things are constructive. Let not one man seek that of himself, but each man that of the other. Eat everything being sold in a meat market, inquiring of nothing because of the conscience, for the earth is the Lord's, and the fullness of it. If any of those unbelievers invites you, and ye want to go, eat everything being set before you, inquiring of nothing because of the conscience. But if any man say to you, This is a sacrifice to an idol, do not eat for the sake of that man who informed, and the conscience, for the earth is the Lord's, and the fullness of it. And I say conscience, not the one of himself, but the one of the other man. For why is my liberty judged by another conscience? If I partake with thankfulness, why am I maligned about which I express thanks? Therefore whether ye eat, or drink, or anything ye do, do all to the glory of God. Become ye inoffensive both to Jews and to Greeks, and to the church of God, just as I also strive to please in all things for all men, not seeking my own advantage, but that of the many, so that they may be saved.


I know and am persuaded in Lord Jesus, that nothing is profane by itself, except to him who regards anything to be profane. To that man it is profane. For if thy brother is distressed because of food, thou no longer walk according to love. Do not destroy with thy food that man for whom Christ died. Therefore do not let your good be maligned. read more.
For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in Holy Spirit. For he who serves Christ in these things is acceptable to God, and approved by men. So then we should pursue the things of peace, and the things of constructiveness for each other. Do not tear down the work of God because of food. All things indeed are clean, but it is wrong to the man who eats through hindrance. It is good not to eat meats, nor to drink wine, nor in whatever thy brother stumbles against, or is caused to stumble, or becomes weak. The faith thou have, have in relation to thyself before God. Blessed is the man not condemning himself in what he allows. But he who doubts is condemned if he eats, because it is not from faith, and everything that is not from faith is sin.

Now about the things sacrificed to idols. We know that all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up. If any man presumes to know anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know. But if any man loves God, this man is known by him. read more.
Therefore about eating the things sacrificed to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God except one. For also since there are things called gods, whether in heaven or on the earth, as there are many gods and many lords, yet to us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things, and we for him, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things, and we through him. Nevertheless the knowledge is not in all men, but some, with conscience of the idol until now, eat as sacrificed to idols, and their weak conscience is defiled. But food does not present us to God, for neither if we eat are we ahead, nor if we do not eat are we behind. But take heed lest somehow this privilege of yours becomes a stumbling-block to those who are weak. For if some man sees thee, who have knowledge, dining in an idol-temple, will not his conscience, being weak, be strengthened to eat things sacrificed to idols? And by thy knowledge the brother, being weak, will be ruined, for whom Christ died. And sinning this way against the brothers, and wounding their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ. Therefore if food causes my brother to stumble, I will no, not eat meat into the age, so that I may not cause my brother to stumble.

Therefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry. I speak as to wise men, judge ye what I say. The cup of the blessing that we bless, is it not a participation of the blood of the Christ? The bread that we break, is it not a participation of the body of the Christ? read more.
Because we, the many, are one bread, one body, for we are all partakers of the one bread. Look at Israel according to flesh. Those who eat the sacrifices, are they not partakers of the altar? What therefore do I say, that an idol is anything, or that a sacrifice to an idol is anything? Rather, that which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons and not to God, and I do not want you to become partakers of demons. Ye cannot drink the cup of Lord, and the cup of demons. Ye cannot be partakers of a table of Lord, and of a table of demons. Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than he? All things are permitted for me, but not all things are expedient. All things are permitted for me, but not all things are constructive. Let not one man seek that of himself, but each man that of the other. Eat everything being sold in a meat market, inquiring of nothing because of the conscience, for the earth is the Lord's, and the fullness of it. If any of those unbelievers invites you, and ye want to go, eat everything being set before you, inquiring of nothing because of the conscience. But if any man say to you, This is a sacrifice to an idol, do not eat for the sake of that man who informed, and the conscience, for the earth is the Lord's, and the fullness of it. And I say conscience, not the one of himself, but the one of the other man. For why is my liberty judged by another conscience? If I partake with thankfulness, why am I maligned about which I express thanks? Therefore whether ye eat, or drink, or anything ye do, do all to the glory of God. Become ye inoffensive both to Jews and to Greeks, and to the church of God, just as I also strive to please in all things for all men, not seeking my own advantage, but that of the many, so that they may be saved.





Now about the things sacrificed to idols. We know that all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up. If any man presumes to know anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know. But if any man loves God, this man is known by him. read more.
Therefore about eating the things sacrificed to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God except one. For also since there are things called gods, whether in heaven or on the earth, as there are many gods and many lords, yet to us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things, and we for him, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things, and we through him. Nevertheless the knowledge is not in all men, but some, with conscience of the idol until now, eat as sacrificed to idols, and their weak conscience is defiled. But food does not present us to God, for neither if we eat are we ahead, nor if we do not eat are we behind. But take heed lest somehow this privilege of yours becomes a stumbling-block to those who are weak. For if some man sees thee, who have knowledge, dining in an idol-temple, will not his conscience, being weak, be strengthened to eat things sacrificed to idols? And by thy knowledge the brother, being weak, will be ruined, for whom Christ died. And sinning this way against the brothers, and wounding their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ. Therefore if food causes my brother to stumble, I will no, not eat meat into the age, so that I may not cause my brother to stumble.

But why do thou criticize thy brother? Or also why do thou disdain thy brother? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of Christ. For it is written, I live, says Lord, that every knee will bow to me, and every tongue will confess to God. So then each of us will give account about himself to God. read more.
Let us not therefore criticize each other any more, but judge ye this instead, not to place a stumbling block to the brother, or a snare. I know and am persuaded in Lord Jesus, that nothing is profane by itself, except to him who regards anything to be profane. To that man it is profane. For if thy brother is distressed because of food, thou no longer walk according to love. Do not destroy with thy food that man for whom Christ died. Therefore do not let your good be maligned. For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in Holy Spirit. For he who serves Christ in these things is acceptable to God, and approved by men. So then we should pursue the things of peace, and the things of constructiveness for each other. Do not tear down the work of God because of food. All things indeed are clean, but it is wrong to the man who eats through hindrance. It is good not to eat meats, nor to drink wine, nor in whatever thy brother stumbles against, or is caused to stumble, or becomes weak. The faith thou have, have in relation to thyself before God. Blessed is the man not condemning himself in what he allows. But he who doubts is condemned if he eats, because it is not from faith, and everything that is not from faith is sin.

All things are permitted for me, but not all things are expedient. All things are permitted for me, but not all things are constructive. Let not one man seek that of himself, but each man that of the other. Eat everything being sold in a meat market, inquiring of nothing because of the conscience, read more.
for the earth is the Lord's, and the fullness of it. If any of those unbelievers invites you, and ye want to go, eat everything being set before you, inquiring of nothing because of the conscience. But if any man say to you, This is a sacrifice to an idol, do not eat for the sake of that man who informed, and the conscience, for the earth is the Lord's, and the fullness of it. And I say conscience, not the one of himself, but the one of the other man. For why is my liberty judged by another conscience? If I partake with thankfulness, why am I maligned about which I express thanks? Therefore whether ye eat, or drink, or anything ye do, do all to the glory of God. Become ye inoffensive both to Jews and to Greeks, and to the church of God, just as I also strive to please in all things for all men, not seeking my own advantage, but that of the many, so that they may be saved.


And he said to his disciples, Because of this I say to you, be not anxious for your life, what ye may eat, nor for the body, what ye may wear.



Eat everything being sold in a meat market, inquiring of nothing because of the conscience,

Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practice deeds of wickedness with men who work iniquity. And let me not eat of their dainties.

It is not good to eat much honey, so [for men] to search out their own glory is grievous.

And into whatever city ye enter, and they receive you, eat the things that are set before you.



And John answered him, saying, Teacher, we saw a certain man, who does not follow us, casting out demons in thy name, and we forbade him, because he does not follow us. But Jesus said, Forbid him not, for there is no man who will do a mighty work in my name, and will be able quickly to speak evil of me. For he who is not against you is for you.

And having answered, John said, Master, we saw a certain man casting out demons in thy name, and we forbade him, because he does not follow with us. But Jesus said to him, Do not forbid, for he who is not against us is for us.


But if any man say to you, This is a sacrifice to an idol, do not eat for the sake of that man who informed, and the conscience, for the earth is the Lord's, and the fullness of it. And I say conscience, not the one of himself, but the one of the other man. For why is my liberty judged by another conscience? If I partake with thankfulness, why am I maligned about which I express thanks? read more.
Therefore whether ye eat, or drink, or anything ye do, do all to the glory of God. Become ye inoffensive both to Jews and to Greeks, and to the church of God,


But they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig tree, and none shall make them afraid. For the mouth of LORD of hosts has spoken it. For all the peoples walk each one in the name of his god. And we will walk in the name of LORD our God forever and ever.