New Living Translation
When I am with those who are weak, I share their weakness, for I want to bring the weak to Christ. Yes, I try to find common ground with everyone, doing everything I can to save some.
King James Bible
To the weak became I as weak, that I might gain the weak: I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.
Darby Bible Translation
I became to the weak, as weak, in order that I might gain the weak. To all I have become all things, in order that at all events I might save some.
World English Bible
To the weak I became as weak, that I might gain the weak. I have become all things to all men, that I may by all means save some.
Young's Literal Translation
I became to the infirm as infirm, that the infirm I might gain; to all men I have become all things, that by all means I may save some.
1 Corinthians 9:22 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:22 I became as weak - As if I had been scrupulous too. I became all things to all men - Accommodating myself to all, so far as I could consistent with truth and sincerity.
LibraryThe Heavenly Race
And now, in entering upon the text, I shall have to notice what it is we are to run for: "So run that ye may obtain;" secondly, the mode of running, to which we must attend--"So run that ye may obtain;" and then I shall give a few practical exhortations to stir those onward in the heavenly race who are flagging and negligent, in order that they may at last "obtain." I. In the first place, then, WHAT IS IT THAT WE OUGHT TO SEEK TO OBTAIN? Some people think they must be religious, in order to be respectable. …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858
"Now the God of Hope Fill You with all Joy and Peace in Believing," &C.
Bunyan -- the Heavenly Footman
Against Vain Judgments of Men
for I want somehow to make the people of Israel jealous of what you Gentiles have, so I might save some of them.
Accept other believers who are weak in faith, and don't argue with them about what they think is right or wrong.
For instance, one person believes it's all right to eat anything. But another believer with a sensitive conscience will eat only vegetables.
We who are strong must be considerate of those who are sensitive about things like this. We must not just please ourselves.
We should help others do what is right and build them up in the Lord.
1 Corinthians 9:23
I do everything to spread the Good News and share in its blessings.
1 Corinthians 10:33
I, too, try to please everyone in everything I do. I don't just do what is best for me; I do what is best for others so that many may be saved.
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