1 Corinthians 8:1-6 NIV

Food Sacrificed to Idols

1 Now about food sacrificed to idols:1 We know that we all possess knowledge.a2 Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.

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    • a 8:1 - Or ""We all possess knowledge," as you say"
      2 The man who thinks he knows something3 does not yet know as he ought to know.4

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      3 But the man who loves God is known by God.5

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      4 So then, about eating food sacrificed to idols:6 We know that an idol is nothing at all in the world7 and that there is no God but one.8

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      5 For even if there are so-called gods,9 whether in heaven or on earth (as indeed there are many "gods" and many "lords"),

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      6 yet for us there is but one God,10 the Father,11 from whom all things came12 and for whom we live; and there is but one Lord,13 Jesus Christ, through whom all things came14 and through whom we live.

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