Parallel Verses

Amplified

So let us then definitely aim for and eagerly pursue what makes for harmony and for mutual upbuilding (edification and development) of one another.

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.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let us, therefore, follow after the things which make for peace and the edification of each one to the others.

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;

Verse Picture

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

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Images Romans 14:19

Context Readings

Do Not Pass Judgment On One Another

18 He who serves Christ in this way is acceptable and pleasing to God and is approved by men. 19 So let us then definitely aim for and eagerly pursue what makes for harmony and for mutual upbuilding (edification and development) of one another. 20 You must not, for the sake of food, undo and break down and destroy the work of God! Everything is indeed [ceremonially] clean and pure, but it is wrong for anyone to hurt the conscience of others or to make them fall by what he eats.



Cross References

Psalm 34:14

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

Romans 15:2

Let each one of us make it a practice to please (make happy) his neighbor for his good and for his true welfare, to edify him [to strengthen him and build him up spiritually].

Romans 12:18

If possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.

Hebrews 12:14

Strive to live in peace with everybody and pursue that consecration and holiness without which no one will [ever] see the Lord.

1 Corinthians 14:26

What then, brethren, is [the right course]? When you meet together, each one has a hymn, a teaching, a disclosure of special knowledge or information, an utterance in a [strange] tongue, or an interpretation of it. [But] let everything be constructive and edifying and for the good of all.

Ephesians 4:29

Let no foul or polluting language, nor evil word nor unwholesome or worthless talk [ever] come out of your mouth, but only such [speech] as is good and beneficial to the spiritual progress of others, as is fitting to the need and the occasion, that it may be a blessing and give grace (God's favor) to those who hear it.

Philippians 2:1-4

So by whatever [appeal to you there is in our mutual dwelling in Christ, by whatever] strengthening and consoling and encouraging [our relationship] in Him [affords], by whatever persuasive incentive there is in love, by whatever participation in the [Holy] Spirit [we share], and by whatever depth of affection and compassionate sympathy,

Psalm 133:1

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

Matthew 5:9

Blessed (enjoying enviable happiness, spiritually prosperous -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, regardless of their outward conditions) are the makers and maintainers of peace, for they shall be called the sons of God!

Matthew 5:9

Blessed (enjoying enviable happiness, spiritually prosperous -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, regardless of their outward conditions) are the makers and maintainers of peace, for they shall be called the sons of God!

1 Corinthians 7:15

But if the unbelieving partner [actually] leaves, let him do so; in such [cases the remaining] brother or sister is not morally bound. But God has called us to peace.

1 Corinthians 10:33

Just as I myself strive to please [to accommodate myself to the opinions, desires, and interests of others, adapting myself to] all men in everything I do, not aiming at or considering my own profit and advantage, but that of the many in order that they may be saved.

1 Corinthians 14:12-17

So it is with yourselves; since you are so eager and ambitious to possess spiritual endowments and manifestations of the [Holy] Spirit, [concentrate on] striving to excel and to abound [in them] in ways that will build up the church.

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally, brethren, farewell (rejoice)! Be strengthened (perfected, completed, made what you ought to be); be encouraged and consoled and comforted; be of the same [agreeable] mind one with another; live in peace, and [then] the God of love [Who is the Source of affection, goodwill, love, and benevolence toward men] and the Author and Promoter of peace will be with you.

Ephesians 4:3-7

Be eager and strive earnestly to guard and keep the harmony and oneness of [and produced by] the Spirit in the binding power of peace.

Colossians 3:12-15

Clothe yourselves therefore, as God's own chosen ones (His own picked representatives), [who are] purified and holy and well-beloved [by God Himself, by putting on behavior marked by] tenderhearted pity and mercy, kind feeling, a lowly opinion of yourselves, gentle ways, [and] patience [which is tireless and long-suffering, and has the power to endure whatever comes, with good temper].

1 Thessalonians 5:11-12

Therefore encourage (admonish, exhort) one another and edify (strengthen and build up) one another, just as you are doing.

1 Timothy 1:4

Nor to give importance to or occupy themselves with legends (fables, myths) and endless genealogies, which foster and promote useless speculations and questionings rather than acceptance in faith of God's administration and the divine training that is in faith ( in that leaning of the entire human personality on God in absolute trust and confidence) -- "

2 Timothy 2:22

Shun youthful lusts and flee from them, and aim at and pursue righteousness (all that is virtuous and good, right living, conformity to the will of God in thought, word, and deed); [and aim at and pursue] faith, love, [and] peace (harmony and concord with others) in fellowship with all [Christians], who call upon the Lord out of a pure heart.

James 3:13-18

Who is there among you who is wise and intelligent? Then let him by his noble living show forth his [good] works with the [unobtrusive] humility [which is the proper attribute] of true wisdom.

1 Peter 3:11

Let him turn away from wickedness and shun it, and let him do right. Let him search for peace (harmony; undisturbedness from fears, agitating passions, and moral conflicts) and seek it eagerly. [Do not merely desire peaceful relations with God, with your fellowmen, and with yourself, but pursue, go after them!]

2 Corinthians 12:19

Have you been supposing [all this time] that we have been defending ourselves and apologizing to you? [It is] in the sight and the [very] presence of God [and as one] in Christ (the Messiah) that we have been speaking, dearly beloved, and all in order to build you up [spiritually].

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