Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

For God's kingdom does not consist of food and drink, but of righteousness, peace, and joy produced by the Holy Spirit.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

[After all] the kingdom of God is not a matter of [getting the] food and drink [one likes], but instead it is righteousness (that state which makes a person acceptable to God) and [heart] peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

An Understandable Version

For God's kingdom is not a matter of what people eat or drink, but [instead, it is a matter] of doing what is right, having peace [of heart] and having [inner] joy, which come from the Holy Spirit.

Anderson New Testament

For the kingdom of God is not food and drink, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Bible in Basic English

For the kingdom of God is not food and drink, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

for the gospel dispensation does not consist in meats and drinks, but in piety and peace, and spiritual joy.

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Ghost.

Goodspeed New Testament

The Kingdom of God is not a matter of what we eat or drink, but of uprightness, peace, and happiness through the possession of the holy Spirit.

John Wesley New Testament

For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

For the kingdom of God is not food and drink; but justice, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

King James 2000

For the kingdom of God is not food and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink, but righteousness, peace and joy, in the holy ghost.

Moffatt New Testament

The Reign of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, it means righteousness, peace, and joy in the holy Spirit;

Montgomery New Testament

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

NET Bible

For the kingdom of God does not consist of food and drink, but righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

For the kingdom of God is not food and drink, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit;

Sawyer New Testament

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

The Emphasized Bible

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

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For the Kingdom of God does not consist of eating and drinking, but of righteousness and peace and gladness through the presence of the Holy Spirit.

Webster

For the kingdom of God is not food and drink, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Weymouth New Testament

For the Kingdom of God does not consist of eating and drinking, but of right conduct, peace and joy, through the Holy Spirit;

Williams New Testament

For the kingdom of God does not consist in what we eat and drink, but in doing right, in peace and joy through the Holy Spirit;

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

for the Kingdom of God is not food and drink, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Worsley New Testament

but in righteousness and peace, and joy in the holy Ghost: for he,

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

βρῶσις 
Brosis 
Usage: 5

and





and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

πόσις 
Posis 
Usage: 2

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

εἰρήνη 
Eirene 
Usage: 71

χαρά 
Chara 
Usage: 44

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 14:17

Images Romans 14:17

Context Readings

Do Not Pass Judgment On One Another

16 Therefore do not let what is for you a good thing be spoken of as evil; 17 for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. 18 For he who in this way serves Christ is acceptable to God and approved by men.



Cross References

Romans 15:13

Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 6:33

"But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

1 Corinthians 8:8

But food will not commend us to God; we are neither the worse if we do not eat, nor the better if we do eat.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

1 Corinthians 6:9

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals,

Isaiah 61:3

To grant those who mourn in Zion, Giving them a garland instead of ashes, The oil of gladness instead of mourning, The mantle of praise instead of a spirit of fainting So they will be called oaks of righteousness, The planting of the LORD, that He may be glorified.

Romans 8:6

For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace,

Isaiah 45:24

"They will say of Me, 'Only in the LORD are righteousness and strength ' Men will come to Him, And all who were angry at Him will be put to shame.

Isaiah 55:12

"For you will go out with joy And be led forth with peace; The mountains and the hills will break forth into shouts of joy before you, And all the trees of the field will clap their hands.

Daniel 2:44

"In the days of those kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom which will never be destroyed, and that kingdom will not be left for another people; it will crush and put an end to all these kingdoms, but it will itself endure forever.

1 Corinthians 4:20

For the kingdom of God does not consist in words but in power.

Philippians 2:1

Therefore if there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there is any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion,

Jeremiah 23:5-6

"Behold, the days are coming," declares the LORD, "When I will raise up for David a righteous Branch; And He will reign as king and act wisely And do justice and righteousness in the land.

Daniel 9:24

"Seventy weeks have been decreed for your people and your holy city, to finish the transgression, to make an end of sin, to make atonement for iniquity, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and prophecy and to anoint the most holy place.

Matthew 3:2

"Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

Luke 14:15

When one of those who were reclining at the table with Him heard this, he said to Him, "Blessed is everyone who will eat bread in the kingdom of God!"

Luke 17:20-21

Now having been questioned by the Pharisees as to when the kingdom of God was coming, He answered them and said, "The kingdom of God is not coming with signs to be observed;

John 3:3

Jesus answered and said to him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God."

John 3:5

Jesus answered, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

John 16:33

"These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world."

Acts 9:31

So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.

Acts 13:52

And the disciples were continually filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.

Romans 5:1-5

Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Romans 8:15-16

For you have not received a spirit of slavery leading to fear again, but you have received a spirit of adoption as sons by which we cry out, "Abba! Father!"

1 Corinthians 1:30

But by His doing you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption,

2 Corinthians 5:21

He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.

Philippians 3:3

for we are the true circumcision, who worship in the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus and put no confidence in the flesh,

Philippians 3:9

and may be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own derived from the Law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which comes from God on the basis of faith,

Philippians 4:4

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice!

Philippians 4:7

And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 1:11

strengthened with all power, according to His glorious might, for the attaining of all steadfastness and patience; joyously

Colossians 2:16-17

Therefore no one is to act as your judge in regard to food or drink or in respect to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath day--

1 Thessalonians 1:6

You also became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much tribulation with the joy of the Holy Spirit,

1 Thessalonians 2:12

so that you would walk in a manner worthy of the God who calls you into His own kingdom and glory.

Hebrews 13:9

Do not be carried away by varied and strange teachings; for it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace, not by foods, through which those who were so occupied were not benefited.

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:

1 Peter 1:8

and though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory,



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