Romans 14:1

“Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Him that is weake in the faith receiue you, but not to doubtfull disputations.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now accept the one who is weak in faith, {but} not for {the purpose of} passing judgment on his opinions.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But him that is weak in faith receive ye, `yet' not for decision of scruples.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not put on one side him who is feeble in faith, and do not put him in doubt by your reasonings.
- Basic English Bible

Now him that is weak in the faith receive, not to [the] determining of questions of reasoning.
- Darby Bible

Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations.
- Webster's Bible

I now pass to another subject. Receive as a friend a man whose faith is weak, but not for the purpose of deciding mere matters of opinion.
- Weymouth Bible

Now accept one who is weak in faith, but not for disputes over opinions.
- World English Bible

But take ye a sijk man in bileue, not in demyngis of thouytis.
- Wycliffe Bible

And him who is weak in the faith receive ye -- not to determinations of reasonings;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 14:1


14:1 Him that is weak - Through needless scruples. Receive - With all love and courtesy into Christian fellowship. But not to doubtful disputations - About questionable points.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 14:1


Ro 14:1 Differences of Opinion SUMMARY OF ROMANS 14: Differences Concerning Food and Holy Days. We May Not Condemn One Another for Things Indifferent. Let Us Not Judge One Another. Let Us Be Charitable to Each Other. The Kingdom Higher Than Meats, Drinks, or Days. Do Nothing Doubtful in Your Mind. Him that is weak in the faith. Not firmly established; not "rooted and grounded in the faith" (Col 2:7); not fully instructed in Christian knowledge. Receive ye, etc. Take him into your fellowship, but not to discuss and pass judgments on any doubts he may entertain. Conybeare and Howson write: ``Literally, not acting so as to make distinctions about disputatious reasonings". The idea is that disputes over doubtful questions must not be in the way of Christian fellowship.''

Discussion for Romans 14:1

  • Brilliant Nala for verse 1
    Grace works good through mankind. God is faithful. Holy Spirit is helping. For those who believe in him, he gave them power to be called the children of God. Let the weak say I am strong, says the Lord.

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