Romans 14 WYC/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 But take ye a frail man in belief, not in deemings of thoughts. [Forsooth take ye a sick man in belief, not in deceptions, or disputations, of thoughts.] 1 Accept him whose faith is weak, without passing judgment on disputable matters.
2 For another man believeth, that he may eat all things; but he that is frail [but he that is sick, or unsteadfast], eat worts. 2 One man's faith allows him to eat everything, but another man, whose faith is weak, eats only vegetables.
3 He that eateth, despise not him that eateth not; and he that eateth not, deem not him that eateth. For God hath taken him to him(self) [For why God hath taken him]. 3 The man who eats everything must not look down on him who does not, and the man who does not eat everything must not condemn the man who does, for God has accepted him.
4 Who art thou, that deemest another's servant? To his lord he standeth, or falleth from him. But he shall stand; for the Lord is mighty to make him perfect [+To his lord he standeth, or falleth down. Forsooth he shall stand; for the Lord is mighty to ordain him, or make steadfast]. 4 Who are you to judge someone else's servant? To his own master he stands or falls. And he will stand, for the Lord is able to make him stand.
5 For why one deemeth a day betwixt [between] a day, another deemeth each day. Each man increase in his wit. 5 One man considers one day more sacred than another; another man considers every day alike. Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind.
6 He that understandeth the day, understandeth to the Lord [He that savoureth, or understandeth, the day, understandeth to the Lord]. And he that eateth, eateth to the Lord, for he doeth thankings to God. And he that eateth not, eateth not to the Lord, and doeth thankings to God. 6 He who regards one day as special, does so to the Lord. He who eats meat, eats to the Lord, for he gives thanks to God; and he who abstains, does so to the Lord and gives thanks to God.
7 For no man of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself. 7 For none of us lives to himself alone and none of us dies to himself alone.
8 For whether we live, we live to the Lord; and whether we die, we die to the Lord. Therefore whether we live or die, we be of the Lord [we be (the) Lord's]. 8 If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.
9 For why for this thing Christ was dead, and rose again, that he be Lord both of quick and of dead men [that he be Lord and of quick and of dead]. 9 For this very reason, Christ died and returned to life so that he might be the Lord of both the dead and the living.
10 But what deemest thou thy brother? or why despisest thou thy brother? for all we shall stand before the throne of Christ. 10 You, then, why do you judge your brother? Or why do you look down on your brother? For we will all stand before God's judgment seat.
11 For it is written, I live, saith the Lord, for to me each knee shall be bowed, and each tongue shall acknowledge to God. 11 It is written: " 'As surely as I live,' says the Lord, 'every knee will bow before me; every tongue will confess to God.' "
12 Therefore each of us [And so each of us] shall yield reason to God for himself. 12 So then, each of us will give an account of himself to God.
13 Therefore no more deem we each other; but more deem ye this thing, that ye put not hurting, or cause of stumbling [or offence], to a brother. 13 Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in your brother's way.
14 I know and trust in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is unclean by him, no but to him that deemeth any thing to be unclean [but to him that deemeth any thing to be unclean], to him it is unclean. 14 As one who is in the Lord Jesus, I am fully convinced that no food is unclean in itself. But if anyone regards something as unclean, then for him it is unclean.
15 And if thy brother be made sorry in conscience for meat [Soothly if thy brother be made sorry, or heavy in conscience, for meat], now thou walkest not after charity. Do not thou through thy meat destroy him [Do not through thy meat lose him], for whom Christ died. 15 If your brother is distressed because of what you eat, you are no longer acting in love. Do not by your eating destroy your brother for whom Christ died.
16 Therefore be not your good thing blasphemed. [Therefore be not our good thing blasphemed, or despised.] 16 Do not allow what you consider good to be spoken of as evil.
17 For why the realm of God is not meat and drink, but rightwiseness and peace and joy in the Holy Ghost. 17 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit,
18 And he that in this thing serveth Christ, pleaseth God, and is approved to men [and is proved to men]. 18 because anyone who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and approved by men.
19 Therefore follow we those things that be of peace, and keep we together those things that be of edification [and keep we those things together that be of edification]. 19 Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.
20 Do not thou for meat destroy the work of God. For all things be clean, but it is evil to the man that eateth by offending. 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 eat anything that causes someone else to stumble.
21 It is good to not eat flesh, and to not drink wine, neither in what thing thy brother offendeth, or is caused to stumble, or is made frail [neither in what thing thy brother offendeth, or is caused to offend, or is made sick, or unsteadfast]. 21 It is better not to eat meat or drink wine or to do anything else that will cause your brother to fall.
22 Thou hast faith with thyself, have thou before God. Blessed is he that deemeth not himself in that thing that he approveth [Blessed is he that deemeth not, or condemneth not, himself in that thing that he proveth]. 22 So whatever you believe about these things keep between yourself and God. Blessed is the man who does not condemn himself by what he approves.
23 For he that deemeth, is condemned, if he eateth; for it is not of faith. And all thing that is not of faith, is sin. [+Forsooth he that deemeth, is damned, if he eateth; for why? for his eating is not of faith. Forsooth all thing that is not of faith, is sin.] 23 But the man who has doubts is condemned if he eats, because his eating is not from faith; and everything that does not come from faith is sin.