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20 Do not destroy God’s action for the sake of food. Everything is clean, but it is wrong to make another person stumble because of what you eat. 21 The right thing to do is to avoid eating meat, drinking wine, or doing anything else that makes your brother stumble, upset, or weak.[a] 22 As for the faith you do have, have it as your own conviction before God. How blessed is the person who has no reason to condemn himself because of what he approves!

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  1. Romans 14:21 Other mss. lack upset, or weak

20 Do not destroy the work of God for the sake of food.(A) All food is clean,(B) but it is wrong for a person to eat anything that causes someone else to stumble.(C) 21 It is better not to eat meat or drink wine or to do anything else that will cause your brother or sister to fall.(D)

22 So whatever you believe about these things keep between yourself and God. Blessed is the one who does not condemn(E) himself by what he approves.

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