The Believer’s Freedom

23 “I have the right to do anything,” you say—but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything”—but not everything is constructive.

Read 1 Corinthians 10:23 Using Other Translations

All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not.
"All things are lawful," but not all things are helpful. "All things are lawful," but not all things build up.
You say, “I am allowed to do anything” —but not everything is good for you. You say, “I am allowed to do anything”—but not everything is beneficial.