Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

So then we should pursue the things of peace, and the things of constructiveness for each other.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.

Holman Bible

So then, we must pursue what promotes peace and what builds up one another.

International Standard Version

Therefore, let's keep on pursuing those things that bring peace and that lead to building up one another.

American Standard Version

So then let us follow after things which make for peace, and things whereby we may edify one another.

Amplified

So then, let us pursue [with enthusiasm] the things which make for peace and the building up of one another [things which lead to spiritual growth].

An Understandable Version

So then, let us pursue such things that produce peace and things that build one another up [spiritually].

Anderson New Testament

Therefore, let us seek those things which belong to peace, and those which tend to mutual edification.

Bible in Basic English

So then, let us go after the things which make peace, and the things by which we may be a help to one another.

Common New Testament

Let us therefore pursue what makes for peace and for mutual edification.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Let us therefore pursue those things which tend to peace, and mutual edification.

Darby Translation

So then let us pursue the things which tend to peace, and things whereby one shall build up another.

Godbey New Testament

Then therefore we pursue the things belonging to peace, and edification towards one another.

Goodspeed New Testament

Let us, therefore, keep before us whatever will contribute to peace and the development of one another.

John Wesley New Testament

Let us therefore pursue the things that tend to peace, and to mutual edification.

Julia Smith Translation

So therefore, let us pursue the things of peace, and the things for the building up for one another.

King James 2000

Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things with which one may edify another.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So then, let us pursue {what promotes peace} and {what edifies one another}.

Modern King James verseion

So then let us pursue the things of peace, and the things for building up one another.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let us follow those things which make for peace: and things wherewith one may edify another.

Moffatt New Testament

Peace, then, and the building up of each other, these are what we must aim at.

Montgomery New Testament

So then let is eagerly pursue the things that make for peace and the upbuilding of each other.

NET Bible

So then, let us pursue what makes for peace and for building up one another.

New Heart English Bible

So then, let us follow after things which make for peace, and things by which we may build one another up.

Noyes New Testament

Let us then strive to promote peace, and the edification of each other.

Sawyer New Testament

Let us therefore pursue the things of peace and those which edify one another.

The Emphasized Bible

Hence, then, the things pertaining to peace, let us pursue, and the things which belong to the upbuilding one of another:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Well then, let us earnestly pursue the things that conduce to peace, and the things which are for mutual edification.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore our efforts should be directed towards all that makes for peace and the mutual building up of character.

Webster

Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things with which one may edify another.

Weymouth New Testament

Therefore let us aim at whatever makes for peace and mutual upbuilding of character.

Williams New Testament

So let us keep on pursuing the things that make for peace and our mutual upbuilding.

World English Bible

So then, let us follow after things which make for peace, and things by which we may build one another up.

Worrell New Testament

So, then, let us follow after the things productive of peace, and the things that tend to mutual edification.

Worsley New Testament

Let us then pursue peace, and mutual edification.

Youngs Literal Translation

So, then, the things of peace may we pursue, and the things of building up one another;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let us
διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

the things

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

εἰρήνη 
Eirene 
Usage: 71

and

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


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

οἰκοδομή 
Oikodome 
Usage: 17

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 14:19

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Images Romans 14:19

Context Readings

Do Not Pass Judgment On One Another

18 For he who serves Christ in these things is acceptable to God, and approved by men. 19 So then we should pursue the things of peace, and the things of constructiveness for each other. 20 Do not tear down the work of God because of food. All things indeed are clean, but it is wrong to the man who eats through hindrance.



Cross References

Psalm 34:14

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

Romans 15:2

Let each of us please his neighbor for what is good toward edification.

Romans 12:18

If possible from you, keeping peace with all men,

Hebrews 12:14

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

1 Corinthians 14:26

What is it therefore, brothers? When ye come together, each of you has a psalm, has a teaching, has a tongue, has a revelation, has an interpretation. Let all things be done for edification.

Ephesians 4:29

Let no corrupt speech go out of your mouth, rather if there is any good word for edification of a need, so that it may give grace to those who hear.

Philippians 2:1-4

If therefore any exhortation is in Christ, if any encouragement of love, if any fellowship of spirit, if any bowels and mercies,

Psalm 133:1

Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity!

Matthew 5:9

Blessed are the peacemakers, because they will be called sons of God.

Mark 9:50

The salt material is good, but if the salt material becomes saltless, by what will ye season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace among each other.

1 Corinthians 7:15

But if the unbeliever separates, he shall separate. The brother or the sister has not been bound in such things. And God has called us to peace.

1 Corinthians 10:33

just as I also strive to please in all things for all men, not seeking my own advantage, but that of the many, so that they may be saved.

1 Corinthians 14:12-17

So also ye, since ye are zealots of spirits, seek so that ye may excel for the edification of the church.

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally brothers, farewell. Be thoroughly prepared, be encouraged, think the same way, live in peace, and the God of love and peace will be with you.

Ephesians 4:3-7

Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace,

Colossians 3:12-15

Put on therefore, as chosen men of God, holy and beloved, bowels of compassion, kindness, humility, mildness, longsuffering,

1 Thessalonians 5:11-12

Therefore encourage each other, and build ye up one by one, just as ye also are doing.

1 Timothy 1:4

nor to heed myths and endless genealogies, which cause controversies rather than stewardship of God in faith.

2 Timothy 2:22

And flee juvenile impulses, but pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those who call upon the Lord out of a pure heart.

James 3:13-18

Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show from his good behavior his works in mildness of wisdom.

1 Peter 3:11

Let him turn away from evil, and do good. Let him seek peace, and pursue it.

2 Corinthians 12:19

Again, do ye think that we are making defense to you? In the sight of God we speak in Christ. But all things, beloved, are for your edification.

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