1 Cor. 10:23 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Allf things
pas (Greek #3956)
apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
KJV usage: all (manner of, means), alway(-s), any (one), X daily, + ever, every (one, way), as many as, + no(-thing), X thoroughly, whatsoever, whole, whosoever.
Pronounce: pas
Origin: including all the forms of declension
are lawful
exesti (Greek #1832)
so also ἐξόν (ex-on') neuter present participle of the same (with or without some form of 1510 expressed); impersonally, it is right (through the figurative idea of being out in public)
KJV usage: be lawful, let, X may(-est).
Pronounce: ex'-es-tee
Origin: third person singular present indicative of a compound of 1537 and 1510
for me
moi (Greek #3427)
to me
KJV usage: I, me, mine, my.
Pronounce: moy
Origin: the simpler form of 1698
, but
alla (Greek #235)
properly, other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations)
KJV usage: and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
Pronounce: al-lah'
Origin: neuter plural of 243
all things
pas (Greek #3956)
apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
KJV usage: all (manner of, means), alway(-s), any (one), X daily, + ever, every (one, way), as many as, + no(-thing), X thoroughly, whatsoever, whole, whosoever.
Pronounce: pas
Origin: including all the forms of declension
are
sumphero (Greek #4851)
to bear together (contribute), i.e. (literally) to collect, or (figuratively) to conduce; especially (neuter participle as a noun) advantage
KJV usage: be better for, bring together, be expedient (for), be good, (be) profit(-able for).
Pronounce: soom-fer'-o
Origin: from 4862 and 5342 (including its alternate)
not
ou (Greek #3756)
the absolute negative (compare 3361) adverb; no or not
KJV usage: + long, nay, neither, never, no (X man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but. See also 3364, 3372.
Pronounce: oo
Origin: οὐκ (ook), and (before an aspirate) οὐχ (ookh) a primary word
expedient
sumphero (Greek #4851)
to bear together (contribute), i.e. (literally) to collect, or (figuratively) to conduce; especially (neuter participle as a noun) advantage
KJV usage: be better for, bring together, be expedient (for), be good, (be) profit(-able for).
Pronounce: soom-fer'-o
Origin: from 4862 and 5342 (including its alternate)
: all things
pas (Greek #3956)
apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
KJV usage: all (manner of, means), alway(-s), any (one), X daily, + ever, every (one, way), as many as, + no(-thing), X thoroughly, whatsoever, whole, whosoever.
Pronounce: pas
Origin: including all the forms of declension
are lawful
exesti (Greek #1832)
so also ἐξόν (ex-on') neuter present participle of the same (with or without some form of 1510 expressed); impersonally, it is right (through the figurative idea of being out in public)
KJV usage: be lawful, let, X may(-est).
Pronounce: ex'-es-tee
Origin: third person singular present indicative of a compound of 1537 and 1510
for me
moi (Greek #3427)
to me
KJV usage: I, me, mine, my.
Pronounce: moy
Origin: the simpler form of 1698
, but
alla (Greek #235)
properly, other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations)
KJV usage: and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
Pronounce: al-lah'
Origin: neuter plural of 243
all things
pas (Greek #3956)
apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
KJV usage: all (manner of, means), alway(-s), any (one), X daily, + ever, every (one, way), as many as, + no(-thing), X thoroughly, whatsoever, whole, whosoever.
Pronounce: pas
Origin: including all the forms of declension
edify
oikodomeo (Greek #3618)
to be a house-builder, i.e. construct or (figuratively) confirm
KJV usage: (be in) build(-er, -ing, up), edify, embolden.
Pronounce: oy-kod-om-eh'-o
Origin: from the same as 3619
not
ou (Greek #3756)
the absolute negative (compare 3361) adverb; no or not
KJV usage: + long, nay, neither, never, no (X man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but. See also 3364, 3372.
Pronounce: oo
Origin: οὐκ (ook), and (before an aspirate) οὐχ (ookh) a primary word
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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things are lawful.
edify.
1 Cor. 8:1• 1Now as touching things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffeth up, but charity edifieth. (1 Cor. 8:1)
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1 Cor. 14:3‑5,12,17,26• 3But he that prophesieth speaketh unto men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort.
4He that speaketh in an unknown tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.
5I would that ye all spake with tongues, but rather that ye prophesied: for greater is he that prophesieth than he that speaketh with tongues, except he interpret, that the church may receive edifying.
12Even so ye, forasmuch as ye are zealous of spiritual gifts, seek that ye may excel to the edifying of the church.
17For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.
26How is it then, brethren? when ye come together, every one of you hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath a revelation, hath an interpretation. Let all things be done unto edifying.
(1 Cor. 14:3‑5,12,17,26)
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Rom. 14:19• 19Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another. (Rom. 14:19)
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Rom. 15:1‑2• 1We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.
2Let every one of us please his neighbor for his good to edification.
(Rom. 15:1‑2)
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2 Cor. 12:19• 19Again, think ye that we excuse ourselves unto you? we speak before God in Christ: but we do all things, dearly beloved, for your edifying. (2 Cor. 12:19)
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Eph. 4:29• 29Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. (Eph. 4:29)
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1 Thess. 5:11• 11Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do. (1 Thess. 5:11)
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1 Tim. 1:4• 4Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do. (1 Tim. 1:4)
 The apostle urges not merely exemption from evil, but positive edification. This love alone secures; because it looks not at its own things, and seeks the good of others. (Notes on 1 Corinthians 10:23 and 11:1 by W. Kelly)
 " All things are lawful " (v. 23) is connected with what is sold in the shambles. The apostle alludes to the custom of selling carcases for food in the common way after the animal had been offered in an idol's temple. But suppose we were sitting at a table with a person just come out from idolatry, and he said, " That joint was offered to an idol." His conscience is not free, and for his sake I do not eat it. To me it is all common meat. (Notes on 1 Corinthians 10 by J.N. Darby)

J. N. Darby Translation

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All things are lawfule, but all are not profitable; all things are lawfule, but all do not edify.

JND Translation Notes

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"Are lawful" is the verb, of which exousia, the word translated "right" or "liberty" in ch. 8.9, and "power" in Matt. 10.1, is the noun. The word translated "liberty" in v. 29 is different, and is opposed to "bondage," as in John 8.32,36; 2 Cor. 3.17; Gal. 5.13.

W. Kelly Translation

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aAll things are lawful, but not all profit; all things are lawful, but not all edify.

WK Translation Notes

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^ but… ^ but: μοι is added by the correctors of א and C, by HKL, most cursives, etc., contrary to the best authorities of every kind. (Notes on 1 Cor., p.167)