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

  • Ray321
    2 Timothy 2:15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. To study God's Word is power, to have it in the heart is Jesus.
  • BSP
    Verse 24: We are not to seek our own advantage and only look out for our own interests, but we should look out for the interests of others and seek ways to benefit them.
  • Ray321
    Romans 7:18 18 For I know that in me that is, in my flesh, dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me but how to perform that which is good I find not. Paul had one problem, that was the flesh. The new creature inside him was fight with the flesh. Thank God for the Holy Spirit inside us that are saved by believing thru Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ finished works.
  • Douglas Gilbert Wells
    We will way fight against the flesh as along we in the world today.
  • Ray321
    1 Corinthians 10:13 There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it. We will all get tempted by the devil, but if we read the Word and obey God, we will escape the devils wrath. And don't forget to pray too.
  • BSP
    If we sincerely try to do Jehovah God's will, we do not have a breaking point as verse 13 brings out.