1 Corinthians 8:8
NASB: But food will not commend us to God; we are neither the worse if we do not eat, nor the better if we do eat. (NASB ©1995)
GWT: Food will not affect our relationship with God. We are no worse off if we eat [that food] and no better off if we don't. (GOD'S WORD®)
KJV: But meat commendeth us not to God: for neither, if we eat, are we the better; neither, if we eat not, are we the worse.
ASV: But food will not commend us to God: neither, if we eat not, are we the worse; nor, if we eat, are we the better.
BBE: But God's approval of us is not based on the food we take: if we do not take it we are no worse for it; and if we take it we are no better.
DBY: But meat does not commend us to God; neither if we should not eat do we come short; nor if we should eat have we an advantage.
WEY: It is true that a particular kind of food will not bring us into God's presence; we are neither inferior to others if we abstain from it, nor superior to them if we eat it.
WBS: But food commendeth us not to God: for neither if we eat, are we the better; neither if we eat not, are we the worse.
WEB: But food will not commend us to God. For neither, if we don't eat, are we the worse; nor, if we eat, are we the better.
YLT: But victuals do not commend us to God, for neither if we may eat are we in advance; nor if we may not eat, are we behind;
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