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

  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 15:10 CORRECTION IS GRIEVOUS UNTO HIM THAT FORSAKETH THE WAY AND HE THAT HATETH REPROOF SHALL DIE psalm 111:7 the works of HIS hands are verity and judgement all HIS commandments are sure psalm 33:4 for the word of the LORD is right all HIS works are done in truth john 8:16 and yet if I judge MY judgement is true for I am not alone but I and the FATHER that sent ME
  • Steve morrow
    john 12:47 and if any man hear MY words and believe not I judge him not for I came not to judge the world but to save the world------ john 5:34 but I receive not testimony from man but these things I say that you might be saved ------JOHN 12:48 HE THAT REJECTETH ME AND RECEIVETH NOT MY WORDS HATH ONE THAT JUDGETH HIM THE THAT I HAVE SPOKEN THE SAME SHALL JUDGE HIM IN THE LAST DAY
  • Magdalene
    Jesus is the only to judge
    We must stop judging others
    One day we all will reall knw who jesus is
    He has die on the cross for our sins
    We must've him dearly
  • Irene123
    To Bernice Maxwell - Sorry Bernice, satan is NOT going to 'worship' God. Why do you think satan is trying to get everybody to follow him instead of God? You've heard of or know people who hate, i.e. Hitler, etc.; Well, where do you s'pose that hate in them came from? Maria, you need to acknowledge that satan is pure evil, or you won't make it. This is said with love to you, pls b'lve me.
  • DANNY JOE Hood
    YOU can either bow now while here on earth, or bow later at the GREAT White Judgement,but every knee will confess that Jesus Christ Is LORD!!!!
  • Michael C.
    This is such a wonderful chapter about not judging. So many times when speaking, or writing, or simply living; some people are always lying in wait to ambush you, to catch something, that they might twist into an accusation against you. Man is made in the image of God; and we are to love one another, because of that image. Each of us must give our account to Him, according to what He has given us.

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