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1 Corinthians 8:7-13 NIV

7 But not everyone possesses this knowledge. Some people are still so accustomed to idols that when they eat sacrificial food they think of it as having been sacrificed to a god, and since their conscience is weak, it is defiled.

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8 But food does not bring us near to God; we are no worse if we do not eat, and no better if we do.

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9 Be careful, however, that the exercise of your rights does not become a stumbling block to the weak.

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10 For if someone with a weak conscience sees you, with all your knowledge, eating in an idol’s temple, won’t that person be emboldened to eat what is sacrificed to idols?

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      11 So this weak brother or sister, for whom Christ died, is destroyed by your knowledge.

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      12 When you sin against them in this way and wound their weak conscience, you sin against Christ.

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      13 Therefore, if what I eat causes my brother or sister to fall into sin, I will never eat meat again, so that I will not cause them to fall.

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      • a 8:3 - An early manuscript and another ancient witness "think they have knowledge do not yet know as they ought to know. " 3"But whoever loves truly knows."