1 Corinthians 10:23
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English Standard Version
“All things are lawful,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful,” but not all things build up.

King James Bible
All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not.

American Standard Version
All things are lawful; but not all things are expedient. All things are lawful; but not all things edify.

Douay-Rheims Bible
All things are lawful for me, but all things do not edify.

English Revised Version
All things are lawful; but all things are not expedient. All things are lawful; but all things edify not.

Webster's Bible Translation
All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not.

Weymouth New Testament
Everything is allowable, but not everything is profitable. Everything is allowable, but everything does not build others up.

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1 Corinthians 6:12 All things are lawful to me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me...

1 Corinthians 8:9 But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumbling block to them that are weak.

Romans 14:15,20 But if your brother be grieved with your meat, now walk you not charitably. Destroy not him with your meat, for whom Christ died...

edify.

1 Corinthians 8:1 Now as touching things offered to idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but charity edifies.

1 Corinthians 14:3-5,12,17,26 But he that prophesies speaks to men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort...

Romans 14:19 Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things with which one may edify another.

Romans 15:1,2 We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves...

2 Corinthians 12:19 Again, think you that we excuse ourselves to you? we speak before God in Christ: but we do all things, dearly beloved...

Ephesians 4:29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying...

1 Thessalonians 5:11 Why comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also you do.

1 Timothy 1:4 Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do.

Cross References
Romans 14:19
So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.

Romans 15:2
Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.

1 Corinthians 6:12
"All things are lawful for me," but not all things are helpful. "All things are lawful for me," but I will not be dominated by anything.

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