Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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
For
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 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

εἰρήνη 
Eirene 
Usage: 71

joy
χαρά 
Chara 
Usage: 44

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

the
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 14:17

Images Romans 14:17

Context Readings

Do Not Pass Judgment On One Another

16 Let not then your good be evil spoken of; 17 for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit. 18 For he that in this serves the Christ is acceptable to God and approved of men.



Cross References

Romans 15:13

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

Matthew 6:33

But seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.

1 Corinthians 8:8

But meat does not commend us to God; neither if we should not eat do we come short; nor if we should eat have we an advantage.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, fidelity,

1 Corinthians 6:9

Do ye not know that unrighteous persons shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not err: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor those who make women of themselves, nor who abuse themselves with men,

Isaiah 61:3

to appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, that beauty should be given unto them instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, the garment of praise instead of the spirit of heaviness: that they might be called terebinths of righteousness, the planting of Jehovah, that he may be glorified.

Romans 8:6

For the mind of the flesh is death; but the mind of the Spirit life and peace.

Isaiah 45:24

Only in Jehovah, shall one say, have I righteousness and strength. To him shall men come; and all that are incensed against him shall be ashamed.

Isaiah 55:12

For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace; the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

Daniel 2:44

And in the days of these kings shall the God of the heavens set up a kingdom which shall never be destroyed; and the sovereignty thereof shall not be left to another people: it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, but itself shall stand for ever.

1 Corinthians 4:20

For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

Philippians 2:1

If then there be any comfort in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and compassions,

Jeremiah 23:5-6

Behold, the days come, saith Jehovah, when I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, who shall reign as king, and act wisely, and shall execute judgment and righteousness in the land.

Daniel 9:24

Seventy weeks are apportioned out upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to close the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make expiation for iniquity, and to bring in the righteousness of the ages, and to seal the vision and prophet, and to anoint the holy of holies.

Matthew 3:2

and saying, Repent, for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn nigh.

Luke 14:15

And one of those that were lying at table with them, hearing these things, said to him, Blessed is he who shall eat bread in the kingdom of God.

Luke 17:20-21

And having been asked by the Pharisees, When is the kingdom of God coming? he answered them and said, The kingdom of God does not come with observation;

John 3:3

Jesus answered and said to him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except any one be born anew he cannot see the kingdom of God.

John 3:5

Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except any one be born of water and of Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

John 16:33

These things have I spoken to you that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye have tribulation; but be of good courage: I have overcome the world.

Acts 9:31

The assemblies then throughout the whole of Judaea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, being edified and walking in the fear of the Lord, and were increased through the comfort of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 13:52

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

Romans 5:1-5

Therefore having been justified on the principle of faith, we have peace towards God through our Lord Jesus Christ;

Romans 8:15-16

For ye have not received a spirit of bondage again for fear, but ye have received a spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.

1 Corinthians 1:30

But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who has been made to us wisdom from God, and righteousness, and holiness, and redemption;

2 Corinthians 5:21

Him who knew not sin he has made sin for us, that we might become God's righteousness in him.

Philippians 3:3

For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God, and boast in Christ Jesus, and do not trust in flesh.

Philippians 3:9

and that I may be found in him, not having my righteousness, which would be on the principle of law, but that which is by faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God through faith,

Philippians 4:4

Rejoice in the Lord always: again I will say, Rejoice.

Philippians 4:7

and the peace of God, which surpasses every understanding, shall guard your hearts and your thoughts by Christ Jesus.

Colossians 1:11

strengthened with all power according to the might of his glory unto all endurance and longsuffering with joy;

Colossians 2:16-17

Let none therefore judge you in meat or in drink, or in matter of feast, or new moon, or sabbaths,

1 Thessalonians 1:6

and ye became our imitators, and of the Lord, having accepted the word in much tribulation with joy of the Holy Spirit,

1 Thessalonians 2:12

that ye should walk worthy of God, who calls you to his own kingdom and glory.

Hebrews 13:9

Be not carried away with various and strange doctrines; for it is good that the heart be confirmed with grace, not meats; those who have walked in which have not been profited by them.

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, bondman and apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have received like precious faith with us through the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ:

1 Peter 1:8

whom, having not seen, ye love; on whom though not now looking, but believing, ye exult with joy unspeakable and filled with the glory,

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