Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

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

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.

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].

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

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Images Romans 14:19

Context Readings

Do Not Pass Judgment On One Another

18 For the person who serves Christ with these qualities is very pleasing to God and wins the approval of people. 19 So then, let us pursue such things that produce peace and things that build one another up [spiritually]. 20 Do not destroy God's work [i.e., someone's life] for the sake of something to eat. All foods are truly clean [ceremonially]; however, it is wrong for a person to eat something when it causes another person to fall [away from God].



Cross References

Romans 15:2

[Instead], each of us should do what pleases his neighbor in order to accomplish something good and uplifting [in his life].

Romans 12:18

If it is at all possible, as far as your part is concerned, live peacefully with all people.

Hebrews 12:14

Actively seek to live in peace with all people. And be dedicated to God, because no one will see God without this.

1 Corinthians 14:26

So, what is the conclusion, brothers? When you people assemble together, each one of you has a psalm [to sing], or a lesson [to teach], or a [supernatural] revelation [to give], or a language [to speak supernaturally], or an interpretation [of that language]. Everything that is done should be for the building up [of the church].

Ephesians 4:29

Do not allow unwholesome [Note: The Greek word for "unwholesome" is "rotten, diseased"] language to come from your mouth, but only what is helpful for building up those who need it, so that you can impart favor [i.e., benefit] to those who listen [to you].

Philippians 2:1-4

Is there anything to be encouraged about by being in [fellowship with] Christ? Is there any comfort from His love? Is there any sharing with the Holy Spirit? [Have you received] any affection and compassion [from Christ]?

Matthew 5:9

"Those persons who attempt to make peace [between people] will be blessed because they will be called God's children.

Mark 9:50

"Salt is good, but if it loses its salty flavor, what will you use to restore it? [i.e., it is difficult to restore the "salt" of sacrificial commitment to God once it is lost]. You should have salt in yourselves [i.e., develop the qualities of preserving, purifying commitment to God], and live peacefully with one another [i.e., instead of in rivalry. See 9:33-34].

1 Corinthians 7:15

Yet if the unbelieving mate separates [from his spouse], let him go. The brother or sister is not obligated [to continue the marriage] under such circumstances. For God has called you [believers] to live in peace.

1 Corinthians 10:33

For even I myself [try] to please everyone in every way, and not to look out [just] for my own good, but [also] for the good of many people, so that they may be saved.

1 Corinthians 14:12-17

So, you people also, since you are eager for [supernatural] spiritual gifts, should look for ways to excel in building up the church.

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally, brothers, good-bye [or, "be glad"]. Be fully restored [spiritually]. Be comforted [or, "exhort one another"]. Think alike on things. Be at peace among yourselves. And the God of love and peace will be with you.

Ephesians 4:3-7

Eagerly try to maintain the unity produced by the Holy Spirit by being bound together in peace.

Colossians 3:12-15

So, as God's elect [i.e., His people], holy and dearly loved [by Him], clothe yourselves with a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.

1 Thessalonians 5:11-12

Therefore, [continue to] encourage one another, and build each other up [spiritually], just as you are also doing.

1 Timothy 1:4

and not to listen to legends or exhaustive lists of ancestors. These [only] serve to arouse speculations, rather than [promote] God's plan which is based on faith.

2 Timothy 2:22

But run from the evil desires of youth and pursue [the practice of] right living, faith, love and peace, along with those people who call on the Lord [i.e., in prayer] from a pure heart.

James 3:13-18

Who [then] is the wise and understanding person among you? He should show by his good conduct [that he has] deeds of gentleness [stemming] from wisdom.

1 Peter 3:11

He should turn away from wrong living and do what is good. He should desire peace and do whatever it takes to maintain it.

2 Corinthians 12:19

You have been thinking all along that we have been defending ourselves [have you not]? We are [simply] speaking [the truth] before God in [fellowship with] Christ. But everything [we are doing], dear friends, is to build you up [spiritually].

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