1 Corinthians 8:4

“As concerning therefore the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is none other God but one.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As concerning therefore the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice vnto idoles, wee know that an idole is nothing in the world, and that there is none other God but one.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore concerning the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that there is no such thing as an idol in the world, and that there is no God but one.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Concerning therefore the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that no idol is `anything' in the world, and that there is no God but one.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So, then, as to the question of taking food offered to images, we are certain that an image is nothing in the world, and that there is no God but one.
- Basic English Bible

-- concerning then the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that an idol [is] nothing in [the] world, and that there [is] no other God save one.
- Darby Bible

Therefore as concerning the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice to idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God but one.
- Webster's Bible

As to eating things which have been sacrificed to idols, we are fully aware that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no God but One.
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore concerning the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that no idol is anything in the world, and that there is no other God but one.
- World English Bible

But of metis that ben offrid to idols, we witen, that an idol is no thing in the world, and that ther is no God but oon.
- Wycliffe Bible

Concerning the eating then of the things sacrificed to idols, we have known that an idol [is] nothing in the world, and that there is no other God except one;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 8:4


8:4 We know that an idol is nothing - A mere nominal god, having no divinity, virtue, or power.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 8:4


1Co 8:4 We know that an idol [is] nothing. Not a god, not even a living being. Only wood, stone, or metal.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 8:4

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