1 Corinthians 8:11
New International Version
So this weak brother or sister, for whom Christ died, is destroyed by your knowledge.

New Living Translation
So because of your superior knowledge, a weak believer for whom Christ died will be destroyed.

English Standard Version
And so by your knowledge this weak person is destroyed, the brother for whom Christ died.

Berean Study Bible
So this weak brother, for whom Christ died, is destroyed by your knowledge.

Berean Literal Bible
For the one being weak is destroyed through your knowledge--the brother for whom Christ died.

New American Standard Bible
For through your knowledge he who is weak is ruined, the brother for whose sake Christ died.

New King James Version
And because of your knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?

King James Bible
And through thy knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?

Christian Standard Bible
So the weak person, the brother or sister for whom Christ died, is ruined by your knowledge.

Contemporary English Version
Then what you know has destroyed someone Christ died for.

Good News Translation
And so this weak person, your brother for whom Christ died, will perish because of your "knowledge"!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the weak person, the brother for whom Christ died, is ruined by your knowledge.

International Standard Version
In that case, the weak brother for whom the Messiah died is ruined by your knowledge.

NET Bible
So by your knowledge the weak brother or sister, for whom Christ died, is destroyed.

New Heart English Bible
And through your knowledge, he who is weak perishes, the brother for whom the Christ died.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he who is sickly, for whose sake The Messiah has died, is destroyed by your knowledge.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
In that case, your knowledge is ruining a believer whose faith is weak, a believer for whom Christ died.

New American Standard 1977
For through your knowledge he who is weak is ruined, the brother for whose sake Christ died.

Jubilee Bible 2000
and through thy knowledge the weak brother shall perish, for whom Christ died.

King James 2000 Bible
And through your knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?

American King James Version
And through your knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?

American Standard Version
For through thy knowledge he that is weak perisheth, the brother for whose sake Christ died.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And through thy knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ hath died ?

Darby Bible Translation
and the weak [one], the brother for whose sake Christ died, will perish through thy knowledge.

English Revised Version
For through thy knowledge he that is weak perisheth, the brother for whose sake Christ died.

Webster's Bible Translation
And through thy knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?

Weymouth New Testament
Why, your knowledge becomes the ruin of the weak believer--your brother, for whom Christ died!

World English Bible
And through your knowledge, he who is weak perishes, the brother for whose sake Christ died.

Young's Literal Translation
and the brother who is infirm shall perish by thy knowledge, because of whom Christ died?
Study Bible
Food Sacrificed to Idols
10For if someone with a weak conscience sees you who are well informed eating in an idol’s temple, will he not be encouraged to eat food sacrificed to idols? 11So this weak brother, for whom Christ died, is destroyed by your knowledge. 12By sinning against your brothers in this way and wounding their weak conscience, you sin against Christ.…
Cross References
John 6:27
Do not work for food that perishes, but for food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. For on Him God the Father has placed His seal of approval."

Romans 14:15
If your brother is distressed by what you eat, you are no longer acting in love. Do not by your eating destroy your brother, for whom Christ died.

Romans 14:20
Do not destroy the work of God for the sake of food. All food is clean, but it is wrong for a man to let his eating be a stumbling block.

1 Corinthians 8:4
So about eating food sacrificed to idols: We know that an idol is nothing at all in the world, and that there is no God but one.

Treasury of Scripture

And through your knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?

shall.

1 Corinthians 8:13
Wherefore, if meat make my brother to offend, I will eat no flesh while the world standeth, lest I make my brother to offend.

1 Corinthians 10:33
Even as I please all men in all things, not seeking mine own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved.

1 Corinthians 11:1
Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ.







Lexicon
[So]
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

[this]
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

weak
ἀσθενῶν (asthenōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 770: To be weak (physically: then morally), To be sick. From asthenes; to be feeble.

brother,
ἀδελφὸς (adelphos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 80: A brother, member of the same religious community, especially a fellow-Christian. A brother near or remote.

for
δι’ (di’)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1223: A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through.

whom
ὃν (hon)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3739: Who, which, what, that.

Christ
Χριστὸς (Christos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5547: Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. From chrio; Anointed One, i.e. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.

died,
ἀπέθανεν (apethanen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 599: To be dying, be about to die, wither, decay. From apo and thnesko; to die off.

is destroyed
ἀπόλλυται (apollytai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 622: From apo and the base of olethros; to destroy fully, literally or figuratively.

by
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

your
σῇ (sē)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Feminine 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4674: Yours, thy, thine. From su; thine.

knowledge.
γνώσει (gnōsei)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1108: Knowledge, doctrine, wisdom. From ginosko; knowing, i.e. knowledge.
(11) And through thy knowledge shall . . .--Better, and by means of thy knowledge the weak one perishes--the brother for whom Christ died. It is not, as in the English version, a question, but it is the expansion and interpretation of the previous statement. There is a great variety of readings in the MSS., but the weight of evidence is in favour of this reading. Christ died for him. The sarcasm passes away in words of solemn and pathetic reproof. You won't give up your liberty for him. You will indulge yourself, and so prevent Christ's death being his redemption. A sacrifice of conscience destroys spiritual life.

Verse 11. - Shall the weak brother perish. The fact that he was "weak" constituted a fresh appeal to pity. It made him more emphatically one of "Christ's little ones," and Christ had pronounced a heavy malediction on all who caused such to offend. But if there is this "ruinous edification" upon the trembling and sandy foundation of a weak conscience, what could possibly follow but a gradual destruction? The tense is the present (the praesens futurascens), "and he who is weak, in thy knowledge, is perishing" - "the brother for whose sake Christ died." The order of the original often gives a force to the words, which it is difficult to reproduce, as here. The word "is perishing" becomes very emphatic by being placed first in the sentence. "Destroy not him with thy meat for whom Christ died" (Romans 14:16). Perish; terrificum verbum. Clarius. He could use no word which would more effectually point his warning. 8:7-13 Eating one kind of food, and abstaining from another, have nothing in them to recommend a person to God. But the apostle cautions against putting a stumbling-block in the way of the weak; lest they be made bold to eat what was offered to the idol, not as common food, but as a sacrifice, and thereby be guilty of idolatry. He who has the Spirit of Christ in him, will love those whom Christ loved so as to die for them. Injuries done to Christians, are done to Christ; but most of all, the entangling them in guilt: wounding their consciences, is wounding him. We should be very tender of doing any thing that may occasion stumbling to others, though it may be innocent in itself. And if we must not endanger other men's souls, how much should we take care not to destroy our own! Let Christians beware of approaching the brink of evil, or the appearance of it, though many do this in public matters, for which perhaps they plead plausibly. Men cannot thus sin against their brethren, without offending Christ, and endangering their own souls.
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