1 Corinthians 8:11

“And through thy knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And through thy knowledge shal the weake brother perish, for whome Christ died?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For through your knowledge he who is weak is ruined, the brother for whose sake Christ died.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For through thy knowledge he that is weak perisheth, the brother for whose sake Christ died.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And so, through your knowledge, you are the cause of destruction to your brother, for whom Christ underwent death.
- Basic English Bible

and the weak [one], the brother for whose sake Christ died, will perish through thy knowledge.
- Darby Bible

And through thy knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?
- Webster's Bible

Why, your knowledge becomes the ruin of the weak believer--your brother, for whom Christ died!
- Weymouth Bible

And through your knowledge, he who is weak perishes, the brother for whose sake Christ died.
- World English Bible

And the sijk brothir, for whom Crist diede, schal perische in thi kunnyng.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the brother who is infirm shall perish by thy knowledge, because of whom Christ died?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 8:11


8:11 And through thy knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died? - And for whom thou wilt not lose a meal's meat, so far from dying for him! We see, Christ died even for them that perish.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 8:11


1Co 8:11 And through thy knowledge, the knowledge that made him dare eat, because he knew an idol was nothing, might be the means of destroying the weak brother by leading him to idolatry.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 8:11

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