Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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εἰδωλόθυτος, ον
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(food) sacrificed to idols
as a noun meat offered to an idol, Acts 15:29; 21:25; 1 Cor. 8:1, 4, 7, 10; 10:19; Rev. 2:14, 20*

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Acts 15:29 that you abstain from meat (eidōlothutōn | εἰδωλοθύτων | gen pl neut) sacrificed to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from sexual immorality. If you keep yourselves from doing these things, you will do well. Farewell.”
Acts 21:25 But as for the Gentiles who have believed, we sent a letter with our judgment that they should abstain from what has been sacrificed (eidōlothuton | εἰδωλόθυτον | acc sg neut) to idols, and from blood, and from what has been strangled, and from sexual immorality.”
1 Corinthians 8:1 Now concerning food sacrificed to idols: (eidōlothutōn | εἰδωλοθύτων | gen pl neut) we know that “we all have knowledge.” Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.
1 Corinthians 8:4 Therefore, as to the eating of food sacrificed (eidōlothutōn | εἰδωλοθύτων | gen pl neut) to idols, we know that “an idol has no genuine reality” and that “there is no God but one.”
1 Corinthians 8:7 However, not everyone has this knowledge. But some, because in former times they were involved with idols, eat this food as though it were an idol (eidōlothuton | εἰδωλόθυτον | acc sg neut) sacrifice, and thus their conscience, being weak, is defiled.
1 Corinthians 8:10 For if someone should see you who have knowledge, dining in an idol’s temple, will not the conscience of the one who is weak be emboldened to eat food sacrificed to idols (eidōlothuta | εἰδωλόθυτα | acc pl neut)?
1 Corinthians 10:19 So what am I implying? That food offered to idols (eidōlothuton | εἰδωλόθυτον | nom sg neut) is anything, or that an idol is anything?
Revelation 2:14 But I have several things against you, because you have among you those who follow the teaching of Balaam, the one who instructed Balak to put a stumbling block before the sons of Israel so they would eat food sacrificed to idols (eidōlothuta | εἰδωλόθυτα | acc pl neut) and commit sexual immorality.
Revelation 2:20 But I have this against you, that you tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess and is teaching and seducing my servants to practice sexual immorality and to eat food sacrificed to idols (eidōlothuta | εἰδωλόθυτα | acc pl neut).