Romans 14:16

“Let not then your good be evil spoken of:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let not then your good be euill spoken of.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore do not let what is for you a good thing be spoken of as evil;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let not then your good be evil spoken of:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let it not be possible for men to say evil about your good:
- Basic English Bible

Let not then your good be evil spoken of;
- Darby Bible

Let not then your good be evil spoken of:
- Webster's Bible

Therefore do not let the boon which is yours in common be exposed to reproach.
- Weymouth Bible

Then don't let your good be slandered,
- World English Bible

Therfor be not oure good thing blasfemed.
- Wycliffe Bible

Let not, then, your good be evil spoken of,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 14:16


14:16 Let not then your good and lawful liberty be evil spoken of - By being offensive to others.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 14:16


Ro 14:16 Let not then your good be evil spoken of. You have greater knowledge than these weak brethren, and know that "nothing is unclean" (Ro 14:14). That is "good". But if you sternly insist on your right to do what the weak regard as sinful, your "good" will be evil spoken of.

Discussion for Romans 14:16

  • Nkechi Nwaneri for verse 16
    some christians do good things in a wrong way or in away people begin to say something that will discourage them. we should do things that will please the Lord. He said in the book of micah 6v8.he said what he requires of us is to justly,love. etc
  • According to my faith it has to be about Righteousness, Joy, & Peace in the Holy Ghost and I don't want any evil to be spoken of about me that can hinder another brother or sister in christ due to my offending them in any way..
    HAPPY IS HE THAT CONDEMNETH NOT HIMSELF/HERSELF IN THAT THING WHICH HE ALLOWETH11

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