Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it.

King James Version

Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

Holman Bible

Turn away from evil and do what is good;
seek peace and pursue it.

International Standard Version

Avoid evil and do good! Seek peace and pursue it!

A Conservative Version

Depart from evil, and do good. Seek peace, and pursue it.

American Standard Version

Depart from evil, and do good; Seek peace, and pursue it.

Amplified

Depart from evil and do good; seek, inquire for, and crave peace and pursue (go after) it!

Bible in Basic English

Be turned from evil, and do good; make a search for peace, desiring it with all your heart.

Darby Translation

Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

Julia Smith Translation

Turn away from evil, and do good; seek peace and pursue it

King James 2000

Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Turn from evil and do good. Seek peace and pursue it.

Modern King James verseion

Depart from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Eschew evil, and do good; seek peace, and ensue it.

NET Bible

Turn away from evil and do what is right! Strive for peace and promote it!

New Heart English Bible

Depart from evil, and do good. Seek peace, and pursue it.

The Emphasized Bible

Depart from wickedness and do good, Aim at well-being, and pursue it.

Webster

Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

World English Bible

Depart from evil, and do good. seek peace, and pursue it.

Youngs Literal Translation

Turn aside from evil and do good, Seek peace and pursue it.

Verse Info

Context Readings

The Lord Delivers The Righteous

13 Keep your tongue from evil And your lips from speaking deceit. 14 Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it. 15 The eyes of the LORD are toward the righteous And His ears are open to their cry.


Cross References

Psalm 37:27

Depart from evil and do good, So you will abide forever.

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no one will see the Lord.

Isaiah 1:16-17

"Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; Remove the evil of your deeds from My sight Cease to do evil,

Job 28:28

"And to man He said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'"

Romans 12:18

If possible, so far as it depends on you, be at peace with all men.

Psalm 120:7

I am for peace, but when I speak, They are for war.

Proverbs 3:7

Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and turn away from evil.

Proverbs 8:13

"The fear of the LORD is to hate evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way And the perverted mouth, I hate.

Proverbs 13:14

The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, To turn aside from the snares of death.

Proverbs 16:16-17

How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver.

Matthew 5:9

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

Acts 10:38

"You know of Jesus of Nazareth, how God anointed Him with the Holy Spirit and with power, and how He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him.

Romans 12:9

Let love be without hypocrisy Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.

Romans 14:17

for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Romans 14:19

So then we pursue the things which make for peace and the building up of one another.

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally, brethren, rejoice, be made complete, be comforted, be like-minded, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.

Galatians 6:10

So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.

1 Thessalonians 4:11

and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life and attend to your own business and work with your hands, just as we commanded you,

2 Timothy 2:19

Nevertheless, the firm foundation of God stands, having this seal, "The Lord knows those who are His," and, "Everyone who names the name of the Lord is to abstain from wickedness."

Titus 2:14

who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.

Hebrews 13:16

And do not neglect doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.

James 3:17-18

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy.

1 Peter 3:11

"HE MUST TURN AWAY FROM EVIL AND DO GOOD; HE MUST SEEK PEACE AND PURSUE IT.

3 John 1:11

Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good The one who does good is of God; the one who does evil has not seen God.

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