The cup of the blessing that we bless -- is it not the fellowship of the blood of the Christ? the bread that we break -- is it not the fellowship of the body of the Christ?
because one bread, one body, are we the many -- for we all of the one bread do partake.
See Israel according to the flesh! are not those eating the sacrifices in the fellowship of the altar?
what then do I say? that an idol is anything? or that a sacrifice offered to an idol is anything? --
[no,] but that the things that the nations sacrifice -- they sacrifice to demons and not to God; and I do not wish you to come into the fellowship of the demons.
Ye are not able the cup of the Lord to drink, and the cup of demons; ye are not able of the table of the Lord to partake, and of the table of demons;
do we arouse the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than He?
All things to me are lawful, but all things are not profitable; all things to me are lawful, but all things do not build up;
let no one seek his own -- but each another's.
Whatever in the meat-market is sold eat ye, not inquiring, because of the conscience,
for the Lord's [is] the earth, and its fulness;