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Romans 14

Introduction

Overview

Romans 14:1, Men may not contemn nor condemn one another for things indifferent; Romans 14:13, but take heed that they give no offence in them; Romans 14:15, which the apostle proves unlawful by many reasons.

Verse 1

weak: Romans 14:21, Romans 4:19, Romans 15:1, Romans 15:7, Job 4:3, Isaiah 35:3, Isaiah 35:4, Isaiah 40:11, Isaiah 42:3, Ezekiel 34:4, Ezekiel 34:16, Zechariah 11:16, Matthew 12:20, Matthew 14:31, Matthew 18:6, Matthew 18:10, Luke 17:2, 1 Corinthians 3:1, 1 Corinthians 3:2, 1 Corinthians 8:7-13, 1 Corinthians 9:22

receive: Romans 15:7, Matthew 10:40-42, Matthew 18:5, John 13:20, Philippians 2:29, 2 John 1:10, 3 John 1:8-10

doubtful disputations: or, judge his doubtful thoughts, Romans 14:2-5

Reciprocal: Leviticus 11:22 - General Leviticus 13:6 - pronounce 2 Kings 5:17 - of earth Matthew 5:9 - are John 21:15 - lambs Acts 21:21 - that thou 1 Corinthians 8:9 - weak Galatians 6:1 - overtaken Philippians 2:14 - disputings 1 Thessalonians 5:14 - comfort 1 Timothy 6:4 - words 2 Timothy 2:14 - that Hebrews 5:14 - to discern

Verse 2

that: Romans 14:14, 1 Corinthians 10:25, Galatians 2:12, 1 Timothy 4:4, Titus 1:15, Hebrews 9:10, Hebrews 13:9

another: Romans 14:22, Romans 14:23

eateth: Genesis 1:29, Genesis 9:3, Proverbs 15:17, Daniel 1:12, Daniel 1:16

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:18 - herb Leviticus 11:2 - General Leviticus 11:47 - General 1 Corinthians 8:9 - weak Colossians 2:16 - in meat

Verse 3

despise: Romans 14:10, Romans 14:15, Romans 14:21, Zechariah 4:10, Matthew 18:10, Luke 18:9, 1 Corinthians 8:11-13

judge: Romans 14:13, Matthew 7:1, Matthew 7:2, Matthew 9:14, Matthew 11:18, Matthew 11:19, 1 Corinthians 10:29, 1 Corinthians 10:30, Colossians 2:16, Colossians 2:17

for: Acts 10:34, Acts 10:44, Acts 15:8, Acts 15:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:3 - even Leviticus 11:2 - General Leviticus 11:47 - General Luke 6:37 - Judge Romans 14:4 - he shall 1 Timothy 4:3 - to abstain James 4:11 - and judgeth

Verse 4

Who: Romans 9:20, Acts 11:17, 1 Corinthians 4:4, 1 Corinthians 4:5, James 4:11, James 4:12

he shall: Romans 14:3, Romans 11:23, Romans 16:25, Deuteronomy 33:27-29, Psalms 17:5, Psalms 37:17, Psalms 37:24, Psalms 37:28, Psalms 119:116, Psalms 119:117, John 10:28-30, Romans 8:31-39, Hebrews 7:25, 1 Peter 1:5, Jude 1:24

for: Isaiah 40:29

Reciprocal: Genesis 49:24 - were made Psalms 51:12 - uphold Proverbs 30:10 - Accuse not Matthew 7:1 - General Luke 6:37 - Judge Romans 4:21 - he was able Romans 5:2 - wherein Romans 14:10 - set Romans 14:13 - judge one Romans 14:18 - in 1 Corinthians 1:8 - confirm 1 Thessalonians 3:13 - he may

Verse 5

esteemeth: Galatians 4:9, Galatians 4:10, Colossians 2:16, Colossians 2:17

Let: Romans 14:14, Romans 14:23, 1 Corinthians 8:7, 1 Corinthians 8:11

persuaded: or, assured, 1 John 3:19-21

Reciprocal: Romans 14:22 - thou 2 Timothy 1:5 - I am 2 Timothy 3:14 - assured

Verse 6

regardeth: or, observeth, Galatians 4:10

regardeth it: Exodus 12:14, Exodus 12:42, Exodus 16:25, Isaiah 58:5, Zechariah 7:5, Zechariah 7:6

for: Matthew 14:19, Matthew 15:36, John 6:28, 1 Corinthians 10:30, 1 Corinthians 10:31, 1 Timothy 4:3-5

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 8:10 - thou hast Zechariah 14:21 - every Mark 6:41 - blessed Mark 8:6 - gave thanks Mark 14:23 - when Luke 9:16 - he blessed Luke 22:17 - gave John 6:11 - when Acts 27:35 - and gave Colossians 2:16 - in meat Colossians 3:17 - whatsoever Colossians 3:23 - as Hebrews 13:9 - not with

Verse 7

Romans 14:9, 1 Corinthians 6:19, 1 Corinthians 6:20, 2 Corinthians 5:15, Galatians 2:19, Galatians 2:20, Philippians 1:20-24, 1 Thessalonians 5:10, Titus 2:14, 1 Peter 4:2

Reciprocal: Psalms 118:17 - die Song of Solomon 8:12 - thou Daniel 3:28 - yielded Hosea 10:1 - an empty vine Zechariah 14:21 - every Matthew 25:19 - reckoneth Luke 20:38 - for all John 5:23 - all men Romans 6:10 - he liveth unto 1 Corinthians 6:13 - but for 2 Corinthians 5:14 - then 2 Corinthians 8:5 - first

Verse 8

we die unto: John 21:19, Acts 13:36, Acts 20:24, Acts 21:13, Philippians 2:17, Philippians 2:30, 1 Thessalonians 5:10

we live therefore: 1 Corinthians 3:22, 1 Corinthians 3:23, 1 Corinthians 15:23, 1 Thessalonians 4:14-18, Revelation 14:13

Reciprocal: Daniel 3:28 - yielded Hosea 6:2 - we Hosea 10:1 - an empty vine John 13:13 - call Acts 2:36 - that same Romans 8:38 - that 1 Corinthians 1:2 - our Lord 1 Corinthians 12:5 - but 2 Corinthians 4:5 - Christ 2 Corinthians 5:9 - whether 2 Corinthians 5:15 - that they Galatians 2:19 - that Ephesians 4:5 - One Lord Colossians 3:23 - as Titus 2:14 - unto Revelation 1:18 - was

Verse 9

Christ: Isaiah 53:10-12, Luke 24:26, 2 Corinthians 5:14, Hebrews 12:2, 1 Peter 1:21, Revelation 1:18

Lord: Matthew 28:18, John 5:22, John 5:23, John 5:27-29, Acts 10:36, Acts 10:42, Ephesians 1:20-23, Philippians 2:9-11, 2 Timothy 4:1, 1 Peter 4:5

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 17:22 - and he revived Psalms 45:3 - O most Psalms 45:11 - Lord Psalms 50:6 - God Matthew 23:8 - one Mark 12:27 - is not John 13:13 - call Acts 2:24 - God Acts 10:40 - General Acts 17:18 - Jesus Acts 17:31 - he hath appointed Romans 8:34 - It is Christ Romans 10:12 - Lord Romans 14:7 - General 1 Corinthians 1:2 - our Lord 1 Corinthians 1:13 - Paul 1 Corinthians 12:5 - but 2 Corinthians 4:5 - Christ 2 Corinthians 13:4 - yet Galatians 1:1 - raised Ephesians 4:5 - One Lord Philippians 2:11 - is Lord 1 Thessalonians 5:10 - died Hebrews 2:14 - he also Hebrews 4:13 - with Hebrews 9:27 - but

Verse 10

set: Romans 14:3, Romans 14:4, Luke 23:11, Acts 4:11

for: Romans 2:16, Ecclesiastes 12:14, Matthew 25:31, Matthew 25:32, John 5:22, Acts 10:42, Acts 17:31, 1 Corinthians 4:5, 2 Corinthians 5:10, Jude 1:14, Jude 1:15, Revelation 20:11-15

Reciprocal: Judges 11:27 - the Judge 1 Samuel 2:10 - judge 1 Kings 19:18 - the knees Psalms 7:8 - The Lord Psalms 22:29 - bow Ecclesiastes 11:9 - know Isaiah 45:23 - That unto Zechariah 14:17 - that Matthew 7:1 - General Matthew 18:10 - heed Matthew 23:8 - one Matthew 26:64 - Hereafter Mark 15:19 - and bowing Luke 6:37 - Judge Luke 18:9 - and despised Luke 19:15 - that he John 16:11 - judgment Acts 17:18 - Jesus Romans 14:13 - judge one 1 Corinthians 8:1 - Knowledge Galatians 6:5 - General Philippians 2:10 - every Colossians 2:16 - judge James 4:11 - and judgeth 1 Peter 4:5 - that Revelation 5:8 - the four Revelation 20:12 - stand

Verse 11

As: Numbers 14:21, Numbers 14:28, Isaiah 49:18, Jeremiah 22:24, Ezekiel 5:11, Zephaniah 2:9

every knee: Psalms 72:11, Isaiah 45:22-25, Philippians 2:10, Revelation 5:14

confess: Romans 10:9, Romans 15:9, Matthew 10:32, 1 John 4:15, 2 John 1:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 43:26 - bowed 2 Chronicles 29:29 - bowed themselves Isaiah 65:16 - he that Jeremiah 12:16 - my name Ezekiel 33:11 - As I live Zephaniah 1:5 - by the Lord Zechariah 14:17 - that Mark 15:19 - and bowing Philippians 2:11 - is Lord James 4:7 - Submit

Verse 12

Ecclesiastes 11:9, Matthew 12:36, Matthew 18:23-35, Luke 16:2, Galatians 6:5, 1 Peter 4:5

Reciprocal: Acts 24:25 - judgment 1 Corinthians 13:5 - seeketh Hebrews 13:17 - give account Revelation 2:23 - and I will Revelation 22:12 - to give

Verse 13

judge one: Romans 14:4, Romans 14:10, James 2:4, James 4:11

but: Luke 12:57, 1 Corinthians 11:13, 2 Corinthians 5:14

put: Romans 9:32, Romans 9:33, Romans 11:9, Romans 16:17, Leviticus 19:14, Isaiah 57:14, Ezekiel 14:3, Matthew 16:23, Matthew 18:7, Luke 17:2, 1 Corinthians 8:9-13, 1 Corinthians 10:32, 2 Corinthians 6:3, Philippians 1:10, Revelation 2:14

or: 2 Samuel 12:14, 1 Timothy 5:14, 1 John 2:10

Reciprocal: Leviticus 11:47 - General Deuteronomy 22:8 - then thou shalt 1 Kings 14:16 - who did sin Matthew 18:6 - offend Matthew 18:10 - heed Mark 9:42 - offend Luke 17:1 - It is Romans 8:34 - Who Romans 14:3 - judge Romans 14:21 - whereby Colossians 2:16 - judge James 4:12 - who

Verse 14

and am: Acts 10:28

that there: Romans 14:2, Romans 14:20, 1 Corinthians 10:25, 1 Timothy 4:4, Titus 1:15

unclean: Gr. common, Acts 10:14, Acts 10:15, Acts 11:8, Acts 11:9

to him it: Romans 14:23, 1 Corinthians 8:7, 1 Corinthians 8:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:3 - even Leviticus 7:19 - General Leviticus 11:2 - General Leviticus 11:8 - they are unclean Deuteronomy 14:3 - General Isaiah 52:11 - touch Matthew 15:11 - that which goeth Luke 11:41 - all Acts 15:29 - ye abstain Romans 14:5 - Let Romans 14:22 - thou 1 Corinthians 6:12 - things are lawful Galatians 2:14 - the truth Colossians 2:16 - in meat 2 Timothy 1:5 - I am

Verse 15

thy brother: Ezekiel 13:22, 1 Corinthians 8:12

now: Romans 13:10, Romans 15:2, 1 Corinthians 8:1, 1 Corinthians 13:1, 1 Corinthians 13:4, 1 Corinthians 13:5, Galatians 5:13, Philippians 2:2-4

charitably: Gr. according to charity

Destroy: 1 Corinthians 8:11, 2 Peter 2:1, 1 John 2:2

Reciprocal: Leviticus 11:2 - General Numbers 32:15 - ye shall 1 Samuel 26:19 - they have driven 1 Kings 15:26 - in his sin Nehemiah 5:8 - shall they Psalms 73:15 - offend Ezekiel 13:19 - to slay Daniel 1:8 - defile Mark 9:41 - because Acts 15:29 - ye abstain Romans 14:3 - despise Romans 14:20 - For 1 Corinthians 6:12 - are not 1 Corinthians 9:18 - that I 1 Corinthians 10:23 - things are lawful 1 Corinthians 10:28 - eat 1 Corinthians 10:29 - not 1 Corinthians 16:14 - General Galatians 2:18 - General Philippians 2:5 - General 1 Timothy 1:5 - charity

Verse 16

Romans 12:17, 1 Corinthians 10:29, 1 Corinthians 10:30, 2 Corinthians 8:20, 2 Corinthians 8:21, 1 Thessalonians 5:22

Reciprocal: Ruth 3:14 - Let it not Ephesians 5:2 - walk

Verse 17

kingdom: Daniel 2:44, Matthew 3:2, Matthew 6:33, Luke 14:15, Luke 17:20, Luke 17:21, John 3:3, John 3:5, 1 Corinthians 4:20, 1 Corinthians 6:9, 1 Thessalonians 2:12

is: 1 Corinthians 8:8, Colossians 2:16, Colossians 2:17, Hebrews 13:9

but: Isaiah 45:24, Jeremiah 23:5, Jeremiah 23:6, Daniel 9:24, Matthew 6:33, 1 Corinthians 1:30, 2 Corinthians 5:21, Philippians 3:9, 2 Peter 1:1

peace: Romans 5:1-5, Romans 8:6, Romans 8:15, Romans 8:16, Romans 15:13, Isaiah 55:12, Isaiah 61:3, John 16:33, Acts 9:31, Acts 13:52, Galatians 5:22, Philippians 2:1, Philippians 3:3, Philippians 4:4, Philippians 4:7, Colossians 1:11, 1 Thessalonians 1:6, 1 Peter 1:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:3 - even Psalms 29:11 - bless Psalms 34:14 - seek Proverbs 3:2 - and peace Proverbs 14:9 - among Ecclesiastes 2:26 - wisdom Isaiah 11:6 - General Isaiah 32:17 - the work Isaiah 48:18 - then had Isaiah 54:13 - great Isaiah 61:10 - for Zechariah 7:5 - did Zechariah 14:20 - shall there Matthew 5:9 - are Matthew 12:28 - then Matthew 13:19 - the word Matthew 15:11 - that which goeth Mark 7:15 - nothing Mark 9:50 - have peace John 14:16 - another John 14:26 - Holy Ghost John 17:13 - that John 18:36 - My kingdom is Acts 1:3 - speaking Romans 2:10 - and peace Romans 2:29 - spirit Romans 12:18 - General Romans 14:21 - good 1 Corinthians 6:13 - Meats for Ephesians 4:3 - General Colossians 1:13 - the kingdom Colossians 3:15 - the peace 1 Timothy 4:3 - to abstain 2 Timothy 2:22 - peace Hebrews 12:11 - peaceable Hebrews 13:21 - working 1 Peter 3:11 - seek

Verse 18

in: Romans 14:4, Romans 6:22, Romans 12:11, Romans 16:18, Mark 13:34, John 12:26, 1 Corinthians 7:22, Galatians 6:15, Galatians 6:16, Colossians 3:24, Titus 2:11-14

is: Romans 12:1, Romans 12:2, Genesis 4:7, Ecclesiastes 9:7, Acts 10:35, 2 Corinthians 8:21, Philippians 4:18, 1 Timothy 2:3, 1 Timothy 5:4, 1 Peter 2:5, 1 Peter 2:20

and: 2 Corinthians 4:2, 2 Corinthians 5:11, 2 Corinthians 6:4, 2 Corinthians 8:21, 1 Thessalonians 1:3, 1 Thessalonians 1:4, James 2:18-26, 1 Peter 3:16

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 33:24 - let him be 1 Samuel 2:26 - was in Esther 10:3 - accepted Proverbs 3:4 - shalt Proverbs 14:9 - among Ecclesiastes 2:26 - wisdom Zechariah 7:5 - did Zechariah 14:20 - shall there Luke 2:52 - and in Acts 2:47 - having Romans 16:10 - approved 2 Corinthians 7:11 - approved 2 Corinthians 10:18 - approved Ephesians 5:10 - acceptable 2 Timothy 2:15 - approved Hebrews 13:21 - working

Verse 19

follow: Romans 12:18, Psalms 34:14, Psalms 133:1, Matthew 5:9, Mark 9:50, 2 Corinthians 13:11, Ephesians 4:3-7, Philippians 2:1-4, Colossians 3:12-15, Hebrews 12:14, James 3:13-18, 1 Peter 3:11

and: Romans 15:2, 1 Corinthians 10:33, 1 Corinthians 14:12-17, 1 Corinthians 14:26, Ephesians 4:29, 1 Thessalonians 5:11, 1 Thessalonians 5:12, 1 Timothy 1:4

Reciprocal: Joshua 18:8 - that I may here Proverbs 21:21 - that Isaiah 51:1 - ye that follow Acts 9:31 - were edified 1 Corinthians 7:15 - but 1 Corinthians 10:23 - edify 1 Corinthians 14:3 - edification Ephesians 4:12 - the edifying Philippians 2:4 - General 1 Thessalonians 5:15 - ever 1 Timothy 6:11 - and 2 Timothy 2:22 - peace

Verse 20

For: Romans 14:15, Matthew 18:6, 1 Corinthians 6:12, 1 Corinthians 6:13, 1 Corinthians 8:8, 1 Corinthians 8:13, 1 Corinthians 10:31

the work: Ephesians 2:10, Philippians 1:6

All: Romans 14:14, Matthew 15:11, Acts 10:15, 1 Timothy 4:3-5, Titus 1:15

but: Romans 14:15, Romans 14:21, 1 Corinthians 8:9-12, 1 Corinthians 10:32, 1 Corinthians 10:33

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:3 - even Leviticus 7:19 - General Numbers 32:15 - ye shall Ezekiel 44:31 - General Matthew 5:30 - offend Luke 17:1 - It is Acts 15:29 - ye abstain 1 Corinthians 8:11 - shall 1 Corinthians 10:23 - things are lawful Philippians 1:10 - without Colossians 2:16 - in meat 1 Timothy 4:4 - and

Verse 21

good: Romans 14:17, Romans 15:1, Romans 15:2, 1 Corinthians 8:13

whereby: Romans 14:13, Malachi 2:8, Matthew 16:23, Matthew 18:7-10, Luke 17:1, Luke 17:2, Philippians 1:10, Hebrews 12:13, Revelation 2:14

Reciprocal: Leviticus 11:8 - they are unclean Numbers 32:15 - ye shall 1 Samuel 25:31 - grief Psalms 73:15 - offend Jeremiah 18:15 - caused Matthew 5:30 - offend Matthew 17:27 - lest Matthew 18:6 - offend Matthew 18:10 - heed John 16:1 - General Acts 15:29 - ye abstain Romans 4:19 - being Romans 14:3 - despise Romans 14:20 - but 1 Corinthians 8:9 - take 1 Corinthians 8:11 - shall Colossians 2:16 - in meat

Verse 22

thou: Romans 14:2, Romans 14:5, Romans 14:14, Romans 14:23, Galatians 6:1, James 3:13

Happy: Romans 7:15, Romans 7:24, Acts 24:16, 2 Corinthians 1:12, 1 John 3:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 38:24 - let her Romans 2:6 - General 1 Corinthians 8:1 - touching

Verse 23

he that: 1 Corinthians 8:7

doubteth: or, discerneth and putteth a difference between meats

damned: Rather, is condemned, ךבפבךוךסיפבי [Strong's G2632]; which is the proper signification of damned, from the Latin damno to condemn. Romans 13:2, 1 Corinthians 11:29-31

whatsoever: Titus 1:15, Hebrews 11:6

Reciprocal: Leviticus 5:17 - though Proverbs 21:4 - and the Romans 14:2 - another Romans 14:5 - Let Romans 14:14 - to him it Romans 14:22 - thou 1 Corinthians 8:10 - shall not James 2:18 - Thou

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Romans 14". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/romans-14.html.