But if any man say to you, This is offered in sacrifice to idols, eat not for his sake that showed it, and for conscience sake: for the earth is the Lord's, and the fullness thereof:
Treasury of Scripture
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1 Corinthians 8:10-13 For if any man see you which have knowledge sit at meat in the idol's temple...
Romans 14:15 But if your brother be grieved with your meat, now walk you not charitably. Destroy not him with your meat, for whom Christ died.
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1 Corinthians 10:26 For the earth is the Lord's, and the fullness thereof.
Exodus 9:29 And Moses said to him, As soon as I am gone out of the city, I will spread abroad my hands to the LORD; and the thunder shall cease...
Deuteronomy 10:14 Behold, the heaven and the heaven of heavens is the LORD's your God, the earth also, with all that therein is.
Psalm 24:1 The earth is the LORD's, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.
Psalm 115:16 The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD's: but the earth has he given to the children of men.
Jeremiah 27:5,6 I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are on the ground, by my great power and by my outstretched arm...
Matthew 6:31,32 Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed...
ContextDo All to the God's Glory
23All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not. 24Let no man seek his own, but every man another's wealth. 25Whatever is sold in the shambles, that eat, asking no question for conscience sake: 26For the earth is the Lord's, and the fullness thereof. 27If any of them that believe not bid you to a feast, and you be disposed to go; whatever is set before you, eat, asking no question for conscience sake. 28But if any man say to you, This is offered in sacrifice to idols, eat not for his sake that showed it, and for conscience sake: for the earth is the Lord's, and the fullness thereof: 29Conscience, I say, not your own, but of the other: for why is my liberty judged of another man's conscience? 30For if I by grace be a partaker, why am I evil spoken of for that for which I give thanks? 31Whether therefore you eat, or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. 32Give none offense, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God: 33Even as I please all men in all things, not seeking my own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
But if any man say unto you, This hath been offered in sacrifice, eat not, for his sake that showed it, and for conscience sake:
But if any man say: This has been sacrificed to idols, do not eat of it for his sake that told it, and for conscience' sake.
Darby Bible Translation
But if any one say to you, This is offered to holy purposes, do not eat, for his sake that pointed it out, and conscience sake;
King James Bible
But if any man say unto you, This is offered in sacrifice unto idols, eat not for his sake that shewed it, and for conscience sake: for the earth is the Lord's, and the fulness thereof:
Young's Literal Translation
and if any one may say to you, 'This is a thing sacrificed to an idol,' -- do not eat, because of that one who shewed it, and of the conscience, for the Lord's is the earth and its fulness: