New Living Translation
And when you sin against other believers by encouraging them to do something they believe is wrong, you are sinning against Christ.
King James Bible
But when ye sin so against the brethren, and wound their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ.
Darby Bible Translation
Now, thus sinning against the brethren, and wounding their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ.
World English Bible
Thus, sinning against the brothers, and wounding their conscience when it is weak, you sin against Christ.
Young's Literal Translation
and thus sinning in regard to the brethren, and smiting their weak conscience -- in regard to Christ ye sin;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:12 Ye sin against Christ - Whose members they are.
LibraryThe Work of the Holy Spirit Distinguished.
"And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters."--Gen. i. 2. What, in general, is the work of the Holy Spirit as distinguished from that of the Father and of the Son? Not that every believer needs to know these distinctions in all particulars. The existence of faith does not depend upon intellectual distinctions. The main question is not whether we can distinguish the work of the Father from that of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, but whether we have experienced their gracious operations. …
Abraham Kuyper—The Work of the Holy Spirit
The Monk Nilus.
On the Opinion of Dionysius.
Instruction for the Ignorant:
But if you cause one of these little ones who trusts in me to fall into sin, it would be better for you to have a large millstone tied around your neck and be drowned in the depths of the sea.
"And he will answer, 'I tell you the truth, when you refused to help the least of these my brothers and sisters, you were refusing to help me.'
"But if you cause one of these little ones who trusts in me to fall into sin, it would be better for you to be thrown into the sea with a large millstone hung around your neck.
It would be better to be thrown into the sea with a millstone hung around your neck than to cause one of these little ones to fall into sin.
Don't tear apart the work of God over what you eat. Remember, all foods are acceptable, but it is wrong to eat something if it makes another person stumble.
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