1 Corinthians 8:12

“But when ye sin so against the brethren, and wound their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But when ye sinne so against the brethren, and wound their weake conscience, ye sinne against Christ.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And so, by sinning against the brethren and wounding their conscience when it is weak, you sin against Christ.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And thus, sinning against the brethren, and wounding their conscience when it is weak, ye sin against Christ.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And in this way, doing evil to the brothers, and causing trouble to those whose faith is feeble, you are sinning against Christ.
- Basic English Bible

Now, thus sinning against the brethren, and wounding their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ.
- Darby Bible

But when ye thus sin against the brethren, and wound their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ.
- Webster's Bible

Moreover when you thus sin against the brethren and wound their weak consciences, you are, in reality, sinning against Christ.
- Weymouth Bible

Thus, sinning against the brothers, and wounding their conscience when it is weak, you sin against Christ.
- World English Bible

For thus ye synnyng ayens britheren, and smytynge her sijk conscience synnen ayens Crist.
- Wycliffe Bible

and thus sinning in regard to the brethren, and smiting their weak conscience -- in regard to Christ ye sin;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 8:12


8:12 Ye sin against Christ - Whose members they are.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 8:12


1Co 8:12 But when ye sin so against the brethren. To wound, injure, imperil the weak brethren, is to sin against Christ. It injures Christ's cause; besides, the Lord denounces those who cause the weaker ones to stumble (Mt 18:6 25:40).

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 8:12

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