1 Corinthians 8:1-6 TNIV

Concerning Food Sacrificed to Idols

1 Now about food sacrificed to idols:1 We know that "We all possess knowledge."2 But knowledge puffs up while love builds up.

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      2 Those who think they know something3 do not yet know as they ought to know.4

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      3 But whoever loves God is known by God.a5

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        • a 8:3 - ,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."
          4 So then, about eating food sacrificed to idols:6 We know that "An idol is nothing at all in the world"7 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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