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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

1 Corinthians 8

Introduction

Overview

1 Corinthians 8:1, To abstain from meats offered to idols; 1 Corinthians 8:8, We must not abuse our Christian liberty, to the offence of our brethren; 1 Corinthians 8:11, but must bridle our knowledge with charity.

Verse 1

touching: 1 Corinthians 8:10, 1 Corinthians 10:19-22, 1 Corinthians 10:28, Numbers 25:2, Acts 15:10, Acts 15:19, Acts 15:20, Acts 15:29, Acts 21:25, Revelation 2:14, Revelation 2:20, we are, 1 Corinthians 8:2, 1 Corinthians 8:4, 1 Corinthians 8:7, 1 Corinthians 8:11, 1 Corinthians 1:5, 1 Corinthians 4:10, 1 Corinthians 13:2, 1 Corinthians 14:20, 1 Corinthians 15:34, Romans 14:14, Romans 14:22, Colossians 2:18

Knowledge: 1 Corinthians 4:18, 1 Corinthians 5:2, 1 Corinthians 5:6, 1 Corinthians 13:4, Isaiah 5:21, Isaiah 47:10, Romans 11:25, Romans 12:16, Romans 14:3, Romans 14:10

but: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13, Ephesians 4:16

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:9 - tree of knowledge Numbers 24:16 - General 2 Samuel 14:20 - to know Job 13:2 - General Proverbs 3:5 - and Proverbs 11:2 - but Proverbs 18:2 - fool Ezekiel 33:3 - he blow Romans 2:18 - knowest Romans 2:19 - art confident Romans 14:15 - now Romans 15:14 - filled 1 Corinthians 3:18 - If 1 Corinthians 4:6 - be puffed 1 Corinthians 10:15 - General 1 Corinthians 10:23 - edify 1 Corinthians 12:31 - covet 1 Corinthians 13:13 - charity 1 Corinthians 14:3 - edification 1 Corinthians 16:14 - General 2 Corinthians 8:7 - knowledge 2 Corinthians 11:19 - seeing Ephesians 3:17 - being 1 Timothy 1:5 - charity 1 Timothy 3:6 - lest 1 Timothy 6:4 - He Titus 3:9 - unprofitable

Verse 2

if: Proverbs 26:12, Proverbs 30:2-4, Romans 11:25, Galatians 6:3, 1 Timothy 1:5-7, 1 Timothy 6:3, 1 Timothy 6:4

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 14:20 - to know Job 13:2 - General Proverbs 3:5 - and Proverbs 11:2 - but Proverbs 14:6 - scorner Luke 8:18 - seemeth to have Acts 8:31 - How Acts 18:26 - expounded Romans 2:18 - knowest Romans 2:19 - art confident Romans 12:16 - Be not 1 Corinthians 3:18 - If 1 Corinthians 8:1 - touching 1 Corinthians 8:10 - which hast 1 Corinthians 10:12 - General 1 Corinthians 13:9 - General 1 Corinthians 14:37 - any 2 Corinthians 8:7 - knowledge

Verse 3

love: 1 Corinthians 2:9, Romans 8:28, James 1:12, James 2:5, 1 Peter 1:8, 1 John 4:19, 1 John 5:2, 1 John 5:3

is: Exodus 33:12, Exodus 33:17, Psalms 1:6, Psalms 17:3, Psalms 139:1, Psalms 139:2, Nahum 1:7, Matthew 7:23, John 10:14, John 21:17, Romans 8:29, Romans 11:2, Galatians 4:9, 2 Timothy 2:19, Revelation 2:9, Revelation 2:13, Revelation 2:19, Revelation 3:8, Revelation 3:9, Revelation 3:15, Revelation 3:16

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 7:9 - which keepeth Deuteronomy 30:6 - to love the Lord Joshua 23:11 - love Judges 5:31 - them that 1 Kings 3:3 - loved Psalms 31:7 - known Psalms 97:10 - Ye that Jeremiah 24:5 - I acknowledge Hosea 13:5 - know Matthew 25:12 - I know Luke 13:27 - I tell John 10:27 - and I Romans 5:5 - because 1 Corinthians 13:13 - charity 2 Thessalonians 3:5 - into

Verse 4

we know: 1 Corinthians 10:19, 1 Corinthians 10:20, Psalms 115:4-8, Isaiah 41:24, Isaiah 44:8, Isaiah 44:9, Jeremiah 10:14, Jeremiah 51:17, Jeremiah 51:18, Habakkuk 2:19, Habakkuk 2:20, Acts 19:26

there is: 1 Corinthians 8:6, Deuteronomy 3:24, Deuteronomy 4:39, Deuteronomy 6:4, Deuteronomy 32:39, Isaiah 37:16, Isaiah 37:20, Isaiah 44:6, Isaiah 44:8, Isaiah 44:24, Isaiah 45:5, Isaiah 45:14, Jeremiah 10:10, Mark 12:29, Ephesians 4:6, 1 Timothy 1:17, 1 Timothy 2:5, Jude 1:25

Reciprocal: Exodus 20:3 - General Exodus 34:15 - eat Numbers 21:29 - General Deuteronomy 32:17 - not to God Judges 6:31 - if he be Judges 16:23 - Dagon 1 Samuel 12:21 - vain things 1 Kings 16:13 - vanities 1 Kings 18:26 - no voice 2 Kings 17:15 - became vain 1 Chronicles 16:26 - all the gods 2 Chronicles 25:15 - which could 2 Chronicles 32:13 - were the gods Psalms 31:6 - lying Psalms 86:10 - God Psalms 96:5 - For Isaiah 34:12 - nothing Isaiah 44:10 - General Jeremiah 2:11 - no gods Jeremiah 5:7 - no gods Jeremiah 10:5 - do evil Daniel 5:23 - which Zechariah 11:17 - idol John 17:3 - the only Acts 14:15 - from Acts 15:20 - from pollutions Acts 28:11 - whose 1 Corinthians 6:12 - are not 1 Corinthians 8:1 - touching 1 Corinthians 13:2 - I am Galatians 4:8 - ye did Ephesians 2:12 - without James 2:19 - General Revelation 2:14 - eat

Verse 5

that: Deuteronomy 10:17, Jeremiah 2:11, Jeremiah 2:28, Jeremiah 11:13, Daniel 5:4, John 10:34, John 10:35, Galatians 4:8, 2 Thessalonians 2:4

Reciprocal: Numbers 21:29 - General Judges 2:13 - served Judges 16:23 - Dagon Psalms 81:9 - There shall Acts 17:23 - devotions 2 Corinthians 3:3 - ministered Colossians 2:18 - worshipping 1 Timothy 4:1 - and doctrines

Verse 6

one God: 1 Corinthians 8:4, Jonah 1:9, Malachi 2:10, John 10:30, John 14:9, John 14:10, John 17:3, John 20:17, Ephesians 1:3, Ephesians 3:14, Ephesians 4:6, 1 Peter 1:2, 1 Peter 1:3

of whom: Acts 17:28, Romans 11:36, Ephesians 4:6

and we: John 14:20, John 17:21-23

in him: or, for him, 1 Corinthians 6:13

and one: 1 Corinthians 12:3, Matthew 11:27, Matthew 28:18, John 5:20-29, John 13:13, John 17:23, Acts 2:36, Acts 5:31, Ephesians 1:20-23, Ephesians 4:5, Philippians 2:9-11, Colossians 1:16, Colossians 1:17, 1 Timothy 2:5, 1 Timothy 2:6, 1 Peter 1:21, Revelation 1:18

and we by: John 1:3, Colossians 1:6, Hebrews 1:2, Hebrews 1:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:1 - God Exodus 20:3 - General Psalms 81:9 - There shall 1 Corinthians 1:2 - our Lord 1 Corinthians 3:23 - and Christ 1 Corinthians 11:12 - but 1 Corinthians 12:5 - but 2 Corinthians 4:5 - Christ 2 Corinthians 5:18 - all Ephesians 2:18 - the Philippians 2:11 - is Lord Colossians 1:12 - the Father Colossians 2:18 - worshipping 1 Timothy 4:1 - and doctrines Hebrews 2:10 - for James 2:19 - General

Verse 7

there: 1 Corinthians 1:10, 1 Corinthians 1:11

with: Rather, as Dr. Doddridge renders, "with consciousness of (some religious regard to) the idol," as ףץםויהחףיע [Strong's G4893], and formerly conscience, also imports. 1 Corinthians 8:9, 1 Corinthians 8:10, 1 Corinthians 10:28, 1 Corinthians 10:29, Romans 14:14, Romans 14:23

Reciprocal: Exodus 34:15 - eat Daniel 1:8 - defile Romans 14:5 - Let Romans 15:14 - filled 1 Corinthians 6:12 - are not 1 Corinthians 10:7 - be 1 Corinthians 10:25 - for 1 Corinthians 15:34 - some Colossians 2:16 - in meat Titus 1:15 - their

Verse 8

meat: 1 Corinthians 6:13, Romans 14:17, Colossians 2:20-23, Hebrews 13:9

are we the better: or, have we the more

are we the worse: or, have we the less.

Reciprocal: Leviticus 11:8 - they are unclean Leviticus 19:14 - not curse Song of Solomon 7:13 - I have Matthew 16:27 - and then Matthew 18:10 - heed Acts 5:4 - was it not thine Romans 14:20 - For 1 Corinthians 7:19 - Circumcision 1 Timothy 4:3 - to abstain 1 Timothy 4:8 - bodily

Verse 9

take: 1 Corinthians 8:10, 1 Corinthians 10:24, 1 Corinthians 10:29, Matthew 18:6, Matthew 18:7, Matthew 18:10, Luke 17:1, Luke 17:2, Romans 14:20, Romans 14:21, Galatians 5:13, 1 Peter 2:16, 2 Peter 2:19

liberty: or, power

a stumblingblock: 1 Corinthians 10:32, Leviticus 19:14, Isaiah 57:14, Ezekiel 14:3, Ezekiel 44:12, Romans 14:13-15, Romans 14:20, Galatians 5:13, Revelation 2:14

weak: 1 Corinthians 8:12, 1 Corinthians 9:22, Isaiah 35:3, Romans 14:1, Romans 14:2, Romans 15:1, 2 Corinthians 11:21

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 10:29 - made Israel Song of Solomon 7:13 - I have Matthew 17:27 - lest 1 Corinthians 8:7 - with 1 Corinthians 9:18 - that I 1 Corinthians 10:23 - things are lawful 2 Corinthians 6:3 - General Galatians 2:13 - the other Philippians 2:4 - General Revelation 22:14 - may have

Verse 10

which hast: 1 Corinthians 8:1, 1 Corinthians 8:2

sit: 1 Corinthians 10:20, 1 Corinthians 10:21, Numbers 25:2, Judges 9:27, Amos 2:8

shall not: 1 Corinthians 10:28, 1 Corinthians 10:29, 1 Corinthians 10:32, Romans 14:14, Romans 14:23

emboldened: Gr. edified, 1 Corinthians 8:1

Reciprocal: Exodus 34:15 - eat 1 Kings 15:26 - in his sin Jeremiah 31:8 - them the Matthew 10:42 - one Mark 9:42 - offend Romans 15:14 - filled 1 Corinthians 8:7 - with 1 Corinthians 8:9 - take Revelation 2:20 - and to seduce

Verse 11

shall: 1 Corinthians 8:13, 1 Corinthians 10:33, 1 Corinthians 11:1, Romans 14:15, Romans 14:20, Romans 14:21, Romans 15:1-3

Reciprocal: Numbers 32:15 - ye shall Nehemiah 5:8 - shall they Psalms 73:15 - offend Ezekiel 13:19 - to slay Matthew 18:14 - one Luke 17:2 - one John 21:15 - lambs Romans 14:3 - despise Romans 14:5 - Let 1 Corinthians 1:5 - and in 1 Corinthians 5:11 - called Galatians 2:18 - General

Verse 12

when: Genesis 20:9, Genesis 42:22, Exodus 32:21, 1 Samuel 2:25, 1 Samuel 19:4, 1 Samuel 19:5, 1 Samuel 24:11, Matthew 18:21

ye sin against: 1 Corinthians 12:12, Exodus 16:8, Matthew 12:49, Matthew 12:50, Matthew 18:10, Matthew 18:11, Matthew 25:40, Matthew 25:45, Acts 9:4, Acts 9:5

Reciprocal: Numbers 32:15 - ye shall Matthew 18:15 - if Luke 15:21 - against Luke 17:2 - one Romans 14:15 - thy brother 1 Corinthians 8:9 - weak Galatians 2:18 - General Hebrews 10:24 - consider

Verse 13

if meat: 1 Corinthians 6:12, 1 Corinthians 9:12, 1 Corinthians 9:19-23, 1 Corinthians 10:33, 1 Corinthians 11:1, 1 Corinthians 13:5, Romans 14:21, 2 Corinthians 11:29, 2 Timothy 3:8, 2 Timothy 3:9

Reciprocal: Leviticus 11:4 - unclean unto you Isaiah 57:14 - take Ezekiel 44:31 - General Matthew 5:30 - offend Matthew 17:27 - lest Mark 8:34 - Whosoever Luke 17:1 - It is John 13:14 - ye also Romans 14:20 - For 1 Corinthians 8:11 - shall 1 Corinthians 9:22 - To the weak 1 Corinthians 9:27 - I keep 1 Corinthians 10:32 - none Philippians 1:10 - without Philippians 4:5 - your 1 Thessalonians 5:22 - General Hebrews 10:24 - consider

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 1 Corinthians 8". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/1-corinthians-8.html.