New Living Translation
So because of your superior knowledge, a weak believer for whom Christ died will be destroyed.
King James Bible
And through thy knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?
Darby Bible Translation
and the weak one, the brother for whose sake Christ died, will perish through thy knowledge.
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?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:11 And through thy knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died? - And for whom thou wilt not lose a meal's meat, so far from dying for him! We see, Christ died even for them that perish.
LibraryThe Work of the Holy Spirit Distinguished.
"And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters."--Gen. i. 2. What, in general, is the work of the Holy Spirit as distinguished from that of the Father and of the Son? Not that every believer needs to know these distinctions in all particulars. The existence of faith does not depend upon intellectual distinctions. The main question is not whether we can distinguish the work of the Father from that of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, but whether we have experienced their gracious operations. …
Abraham Kuyper—The Work of the Holy Spirit
The Monk Nilus.
On the Opinion of Dionysius.
Instruction for the Ignorant:
But don't be so concerned about perishable things like food. Spend your energy seeking the eternal life that the Son of Man can give you. For God the Father has given me the seal of his approval."
And if another believer is distressed by what you eat, you are not acting in love if you eat it. Don't let your eating ruin someone for whom Christ died.
Don't tear apart the work of God over what you eat. Remember, all foods are acceptable, but it is wrong to eat something if it makes another person stumble.
1 Corinthians 8:4
So, what about eating meat that has been offered to idols? Well, we all know that an idol is not really a god and that there is only one God.
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