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1 Corinthians 10:23–24

23 sAll things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things tedify not. 24 uLet no man seek his own, but every man another’s wealth.

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1 Corinthians 10:23–24 — The New International Version (NIV)

23 “I have the right to do anything,” you say—but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything”—but not everything is constructive. 24 No one should seek their own good, but the good of others.

1 Corinthians 10:23–24 — English Standard Version (ESV)

23 “All things are lawful,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful,” but not all things build up. 24 Let no one seek his own good, but the good of his neighbor.

1 Corinthians 10:23–24 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 You say, “I am allowed to do anything”—but not everything is good for you. You say, “I am allowed to do anything”—but not everything is beneficial. 24 Don’t be concerned for your own good but for the good of others.

1 Corinthians 10:23–24 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 All things are lawful for me, but not all things are helpful; all things are lawful for me, but not all things edify. 24 Let no one seek his own, but each one the other’s well-being.

1 Corinthians 10:23–24 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 “We are allowed to do all things,” but not all things are good for us to do. “We are allowed to do all things,” but not all things help others grow stronger. 24 Do not look out only for yourselves. Look out for the good of others also.

1 Corinthians 10:23–24 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

23 All things are lawful; but not all things are expedient. All things are lawful; but not all things edify. 24 Let no man seek his own, but each his neighbor’s good.

1 Corinthians 10:23–24 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

23 All things are lawful, but all are not profitable; all things are lawful, but all do not edify. 24 Let no one seek his own advantage, but that of the other.

1 Corinthians 10:23–24 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 Someone may say, “I’m allowed to do anything,” but not everything is helpful. I’m allowed to do anything, but not everything encourages growth. 24 People should be concerned about others and not just about themselves.

1 Corinthians 10:23–24 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 “Everything is permissible,” but not everything is helpful. “Everything is permissible,” but not everything builds up. 24 No one should seek his own good, but the good of the other person.

1 Corinthians 10:23–24 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 “All things are lawful,” but not all things are beneficial. “All things are lawful,” but not all things build up. 24 Do not seek your own advantage, but that of the other.

1 Corinthians 10:23–24 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 All things are permitted, but not all things are profitable. All things are permitted, but not all things build up. 24 Let no one seek his own good but the good of the other.

1 Corinthians 10:23–24 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

23 You say, “Everything is permitted.” But not everything is good for us. Again you say, “Everything is permitted.” But not everything builds us up. 24 We should not look out for our own interests. Instead, we should look out for the interests of others.

1 Corinthians 10:23–24 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 All things are lawful, but not all things are profitable. All things are lawful, but not all things edify.

24 Let no one seek his own good, but that of his neighbor.