1 Corinthians 6:12
Good News Translation
Someone will say, "I am allowed to do anything." Yes; but not everything is good for you. I could say that I am allowed to do anything, but I am not going to let anything make me its slave.

Contemporary English Version
Some of you say, "We can do anything we want to." But I tell you not everything is good for us. So I refuse to let anything have power over me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
All things are lawful to me: but all things are not expedient. All things are lawful to me: but I will not be brought under the power of any.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

All things are lawful to me: but all things are not expedient. All things are lawful to me: but I will not be brought under the power of any.

things are lawful.

1 Corinthians 10:23 All things are lawful for me: but all things do not edify.

Romans 14:14 I know, and am confident in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is unclean of itself: but to him that esteemeth any thing to be unclean, to him it is unclean.

are not.

1 Corinthians 8:4,7-13 But as for the meats that are sacrificed to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world and that there is no God but one. . . .

1 Corinthians 9:12 If others be partakers of this power over you, why not we rather? Nevertheless, we have not used this power: but we bear all things, lest we should give any hindrance to the gospel of Christ.

1 Corinthians 10:24-33 Let no man seek his own, but that which is another's. . . .

Romans 14:15-23 For if, because of thy meat, thy brother be grieved, thou walkest not now according to charity. Destroy not him with thy meat, for whom Christ died. . . .

2 Thessalonians 3:9 Not as if we had not power: but that we might give ourselves a pattern unto you, to imitate us.

but I.

1 Corinthians 9:27 But I chastise my body and bring it into subjection: lest perhaps, when I have preached to others, I myself should become a castaway.

Romans 7:14 For we know that the law is spiritual. But I am carnal, sold under sin.

Hebrews 12:15,16 Looking diligently, lest any man be wanting to the grace of God: lest any root of bitterness springing up do hinder and by it many be defiled: . . .

Jude 1:12 These are spots in their banquets, feasting together without fear, feeding themselves: clouds without water, which are carried about by winds: trees of the autumn, unfruitful, twice dead, plucked up by the roots:

Context
Members of Christ
11And such some of you were. But you are washed: but you are sanctified: but you are justified: in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ and the Spirit of our God. 12All things are lawful to me: but all things are not expedient. All things are lawful to me: but I will not be brought under the power of any. 13Meat for the belly and the belly for the meats: but God shall destroy both it and them. But the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord: and the Lord for the body.…
Cross References
John 5:10
The Jews therefore said to him that was healed: It is the sabbath. It is not lawful for thee to take up thy bed.

1 Corinthians 10:23
All things are lawful for me: but all things do not edify.

Additional Translations
“Everything is permissible for me,” but not everything is beneficial. “Everything is permissible for me,” but I will not be mastered by anything.

"All things are lawful to me," but not all things do profit. "All things are lawful to me," but I will not be mastered by anything.

All things are lawful to me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.

All things are lawful for me; but not all things are expedient. All things are lawful for me; but I will not be brought under the power of any.

All things are lawful to me, but all things do not profit; all things are lawful to me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.

All things are lawful for me; but not all things are expedient. All things are lawful for me; but I will not be brought under the power of any.

All things are lawful to me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.

Everything is allowable to me, but not everything is profitable. Everything is allowable to me, but to nothing will I become a slave.

"All things are lawful for me," but not all things are expedient. "All things are lawful for me," but I will not be brought under the power of anything.

All things are lawful to me, but all things are not profitable; all things are lawful to me, but I -- I will not be under authority by any;
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