1 Corinthians 10:31

“Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Whether therfore ye eat or drinke, or whatsoeuer ye doe, doe all to the glory of God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So then, if it is a question of food or drink, or any other thing, whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
- Basic English Bible

Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatever ye do, do all things to God's glory.
- Darby Bible

Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatever ye do, do all to the glory of God.
- Webster's Bible

Whether, then, you are eating or drinking, or whatever you are doing, let everything be done to the glory of God.
- Weymouth Bible

Whether therefore you eat, or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
- World English Bible

Therfor whether ye eten, or drynken, or don ony other thing, do ye alle thingis `in to the glorie of God.
- Wycliffe Bible

Whether, then, ye eat, or drink, or do anything, do all to the glory of God;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 10:31


10:31 Therefore - To close the present point with a general rule, applicable not only in this, but in all cases, Whatsoever ye do - In all things whatsoever, whether of a religious or civil nature, in all the common, as well as sacred, actions of life, keep the glory of God in view, and steadily pursue in all this one end of your being, the planting or advancing the vital knowledge and love of God, first in your own soul, then in all mankind.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 10:31


1Co 10:31 Whether therefore ye eat, or drink. The rule for eating and drinking is now given. It must be done all to the glory of God. This implies, (1) thanksgiving to God; (2) not doing what would put a stumbling-block in the way of weak brethren.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 10

  • Sandy
    I always say! You can Not run with the devil and walk with the Lord at the same time.
  • Sandy
    Live by Gods law! NOT man made laws! Man has twisted Gods laws so bad! God gave us free will but he also gave us a conscience. Like abortion and same sex marriage, for instance. We know they are wrong but man made laws says it's OK! Everyday that we breathe we have the chance to repent from our sins and get right with God. None of us know when our last breath will be. Any day could be your last chance to get right with God.
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Brianna,Proverbs 26:7"Faithful are the wounds of a friend: but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful." If a friend wounds, using God's word, it is from love. Because you wrote,"does it look for the feelings of others." If they are not in the Truth, nothing is pure.
    1 Cor.10:23"All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient.All things are lawful for me,but all things edify not."
  • Brianna for VS. 23, 24
    There is probably a law out there somewhere to permit a almost anything. However, is it advantageous? So, maybe we technically have the "right" to do something, but the Bible helps us to see in vs. 24 what we should keep in mind. Is it advantageous, does it build up, does it look for the feelings of others?
  • Brianna for verse 11
    Some people question why certain things were put into the Bible. This verse gives one of the answers. Basically, accounts and people in the Bible were examples, some were warnings specifically for us, as we draw ever closer to the time of the end.
  • Gladys
    it have help me to remember verses, and also brought joy to me, it a great help!!