Romans 12:18

“If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If it be possible, as much as lyeth in you, liue peaceably with all men.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

If possible, so far as it depends on you, be at peace with all men.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If it be possible, as much as in you lieth, be at peace with all men.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As far as it is possible for you be at peace with all men.
- Basic English Bible

if possible, as far as depends on you, living in peace with all men;
- Darby Bible

If it is possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
- Webster's Bible

If you can, so far as it depends on you, live at peace with all the world.
- Weymouth Bible

If it is possible, as much as it is up to you, be at peace with all men.
- World English Bible

If it may be don, that that is of you, haue ye pees with alle men.
- Wycliffe Bible

If possible -- so far as in you -- with all men being in peace;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Romans 12:18


Ro 12:18 If it be porssible, . . . live peaceably with all men. If you can do so. Sometimes it is impossible. Sometimes sinners are exceedingly mad against the saints. But we are to be "peacemakers" (Mt 5:9).

Discussion for Romans 12

  • Kouame abraham
    Good teaching about love i like it
  • Rose
    IN ROMANS 12, i think the lord is reminding us that when we give, it should be coming from our hearts. He that giveth, let him do it with simplicity .
  • BSP
    We are told not to think more of ourselves than necessary in verse 3.
  • Ahuwa Chiamaka
    We should always learn to show love
  • Philip C. Parks
    The expression, "thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head," is a metaphor with at least two interpretations: 1st, the Christian's compassion rather than retribution will potentially cause within the "enemy" guilt, shame, and embarrassment. 2nd, The "enemy" will potentially feel mental pain for receiving compassion and mercy in response to insult, defamation, and slander--PCP.
  • Seshidhar.K
    Jesus spoke to me through this verse . thank you sir this site is excellent.

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