New American Standard Bible
Give no offense either to Jews or to Greeks or to the church of God;
King James Bible
Give none offence, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God:
Darby Bible Translation
Give no occasion to stumbling, whether to Jews, or Greeks, or the assembly of God.
World English Bible
Give no occasions for stumbling, either to Jews, or to Greeks, or to the assembly of God;
Young's Literal Translation
become offenceless, both to Jews and Greeks, and to the assembly of God;
1 Corinthians 10:32 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Give none offence - Be inoffensive; that is, do not act so as to lead others into sin; see the note at Romans 14:13.
Neither to the Jews ... - To no one, though they are the foes of God or strangers to him. To the Jews be inoffensive, because they think that the least approach to idol worship is to be abhorred. Do not so act as to lead them to think that you connive at or approve idol worship, and so as to prejudice them the more against the Christian religion, and lead them more and more to oppose it. In other words, do not attend the feasts in honor of idols.
Nor to the Gentiles - Greek "Greeks." To the pagans who are unconverted. They are attached to idol worship. They seek every way to justify themselves in it. Do not countenance them in it, and thus lead them into the sin of idolatry.
Nor to the church of God - To Christians. Many of them are weak. They may not be as fully instructed as you are. Your example would lead them into sin. Abstain, therefore, from things which, though they are in themselves strictly "lawful," may yet be the occasion of leading others into sin, and endangering their salvation.
"Pray without ceasing."--1 Thess. v. 17. There are two modes of praying mentioned in Scripture; the one is prayer at set times and places, and in set forms; the other is what the text speaks of,--continual or habitual prayer. The former of these is what is commonly called prayer, whether it be public or private. The other kind of praying may also be called holding communion with God, or living in God's sight, and this may be done all through the day, wherever we are, and is commanded us as the …
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VII
Men Often Highly Esteem what God Abhors.
The Saint Resumes the History of Her Life. Aiming at Perfection. Means Whereby it May be Gained. Instructions for Confessors.
"In the Spirit and Power of Elias"
"Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.
"In view of this, I also do my best to maintain always a blameless conscience both before God and before men.
1 Corinthians 1:2
To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who have been sanctified in Christ Jesus, saints by calling, with all who in every place call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, their Lord and ours:
1 Corinthians 7:17
Only, as the Lord has assigned to each one, as God has called each, in this manner let him walk. And so I direct in all the churches.
1 Corinthians 8:13
Therefore, if food causes my brother to stumble, I will never eat meat again, so that I will not cause my brother to stumble.
1 Corinthians 11:22
What! Do you not have houses in which to eat and drink? Or do you despise the church of God and shame those who have nothing? What shall I say to you? Shall I praise you? In this I will not praise you.
1 Corinthians 12:28
And God has appointed in the church, first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, various kinds of tongues.
Jump to PreviousAssembly Cause Causes Church Either Gentiles Greeks Jews Occasion Occasions Offence Offense Stumble Stumbling Trouble Whether
Jump to NextAssembly Cause Causes Church Either Gentiles Greeks Jews Occasion Occasions Offence Offense Stumble Stumbling Trouble Whether
Links1 Corinthians 10:32 NIV
1 Corinthians 10:32 NLT
1 Corinthians 10:32 ESV
1 Corinthians 10:32 NASB
1 Corinthians 10:32 KJV
1 Corinthians 10:32 Bible Apps
1 Corinthians 10:32 Biblia Paralela
1 Corinthians 10:32 Chinese Bible
1 Corinthians 10:32 French Bible
1 Corinthians 10:32 German Bible
1 Corinthians 10:32 Commentaries