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1 Corinthians 8:1-6 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Now concerning food offered to idols: we know that "all of us possess knowledge." "Knowledge" puffs up, but love builds up. 1 Now about food sacrificed to idols: We know that we all possess knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.
2 If any one imagines that he knows something, he does not yet know as he ought to know. 2 The man who thinks he knows something does not yet know as he ought to know.
3 But if one loves God, one is known by him. 3 But the man who loves God is known by God.
4 Hence, as to the eating of food offered to idols, we know that "an idol has no real existence," and that "there is no God but one." 4 So then, 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.
5 For although there may be so-called gods in heaven or on earth--as indeed there are many "gods" and many "lords" -- 5 For even if there are so-called gods, whether in heaven or on earth (as indeed there are many "gods" and many "lords"),
6 yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist. 6 yet for us there is but one God, the Father, from whom all things came and for whom we live; and there is but one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom all things came and through whom we live.