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Exhortation for the Strong not to Destroy the Weak

13 Therefore we must not pass judgment on one another, but rather determine never to place an obstacle or a trap before a brother or sister.[a] 14 I know and am convinced in the Lord Jesus that there is nothing unclean in itself; still, it is unclean to the one who considers it unclean. 15 For if your brother or sister[b] is distressed because of what you eat,[c] you are no longer walking in love.[d] Do not destroy by your food someone for whom Christ died.

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  1. Romans 14:13 tn Grk “brother.”
  2. Romans 14:15 tn Grk “brother.”
  3. Romans 14:15 tn Grk “on account of food.”
  4. Romans 14:15 tn Grk “according to love.”