1 Corinthians 8:7–13

Howbeit there is not in every man that bknowledge: for some pwith conscience of the idol unto this hour eat it as aa thing offered unto an idol; and their conscience being weak qis defiled. But rmeat commendeth us not to God: for neither, if we eat, ||are we the better; neither, if we eat not, ||are we the worse. But stake heed tlest by any means this ||liberty of yours become a ustumblingblock vto them that are weak. 10 For wif any man see thee which hast bknowledge sit at meat in xthe idol’s temple, shall not pthe conscience of him which is weak be emboldened to eat athose things which are offered to idols; 11 wAnd through thy knowledge shall vthe weak brother perish, yfor whom Christ died? 12 But zwhen ye sin so against the brethren, and wound their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ. 13 Wherefore, aif meat bmake my brother to offend, cI will eat no flesh while the world standeth, lest I bmake my brother to offend.

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