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I Corinthians 8

1 Now concerning [things] offered to idols, we know that we have all knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but agape-love builds up. 2 If anyone supposes he knows1 anything, he has not yet known just as he must know. 3 But if anyone agape-loves God, this [one] is known by him. 4 Concerning therefore the food offered to idols, we know that [an] idol in the world is nothing, and that no one [is] God except one. 5 For though there are [those] called gods whether in heaven or upon earth, even as there are many gods and many lords, 6 to us [there is], however, one God the father, from whom [is] everything, and we through him. 7 But [this] knowledge is not in everyone; for some, in the habit, eat of the idol as food offered to idols, and their conscience being weak, they are polluted. 8 But food does not bring us to God, neither if we do not eat are we the worse, nor if we eat are we the better. 9 But seeing [that] this authority [of yours] not somehow become [an] offense to the weak. 10 For if anyone see you, the [one] having knowledge, lying in the idol's temple, won't his conscience being weak be built up to be eating the [things] offered to idols? 11 For the [one] being weak will be ruined by your knowledge, the brother in whose behalf Christ died. 12 So thus sinning against the brothers and beating their conscience you sin against Christ. 13 Wherefore if food stumbles my brother, I will not eat meat to eternity, in order that I not stumble my brother.

1or "seems to know"