(A)These invited the people to the sacrifices of their gods, and the people ate and bowed down to their gods.

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28 Then they (A)yoked themselves to the (B)Baal of Peor,
    and ate sacrifices offered to (C)the dead;

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Therefore, as to the eating of food offered to idols, we know that (A)“an idol has no real existence,” and that (B)“there is no God but one.”

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However, not all possess this knowledge. But some, (A)through former association with idols, eat food as really offered to an idol, and (B)their conscience, being weak, is defiled.

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10 For if anyone sees you who have knowledge eating[a] in an idol's temple, will he not be encouraged,[b] if his conscience is weak, to eat food offered to idols?

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 8:10 Greek reclining at table
  2. 1 Corinthians 8:10 Or fortified; Greek built up

27 If one of the unbelievers invites you to dinner and you are disposed to go, (A)eat whatever is set before you without raising any question on the ground of conscience.

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