Romans 14:19

“Let vs therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edifie an other.”

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Other Translations

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

So then we pursue the things which make for peace and the building up of one another.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So then let us follow after things which make for peace, and things whereby we may edify one another.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

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

Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things with which one may edify another.
- Webster's Bible

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

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

Therfor sue we tho thingis that ben of pees, and kepe we togidere `tho thingis that ben of edificacioun.
- Wycliffe Bible

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

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 14:19


14:19 Peace and edification are closely joined. Practical divinity tends equally to peace and to edification. Controversial divinity less directly tends to edification, although sometimes, as they of old, we cannot build without it, #Neh 4:17|.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 14:19


Ro 14:19 Let us therefore follow . . . peace. Hence, charitably yield what grieves a brother. May edify. Build up and make strong. Compare 1Th 5:11.

Discussion for Romans 14

  • Vanessa
    a servant to the Lord is all that matters keep your hearts pure and don't bicker over how anyone who is in Christ serves our Father, understand each other and respect each other, our goal is the same to enter into the gate and Bow before the King
  • Vanessa
    Paul was speaking of the Jews and the gentiles in their customs of beliefs, we should not condemn how anyones worship to the Lord, keep festivals, or what anyone eats, or drinks, if we keep the sabbath or go and work with our hands, Christ came and fulfilled the old laws,but it is wise not to judge another on how they choose to serve the Lord, we are all servants to the Lord our God Amen God bless
  • Teri
    Habakuk 2:4 or by faith!
  • Ivy Johnsin
    Jews and Gentiles were recipients of his letter: Paul emphasizes that man s justification before God depends on the mercy if Christ: great emphasis on the sinfulness of man and his need which is onThe application of righteousness: Paul gives his reason for the Epistle and reviews some of their characteristics. Various personal greetings are extended in conclusion of this writing:
  • Mitzi Thompson
    I LOVE THE WORD! IT'S FLESH, IT'S LIFE, IT'S RICH, IT'S NEW, EVERY TIME U READ IT KEEPS ME TRUE WHOLE, I LOVE JESUS BECAUSE HE FIRST LOVE ME, MY LORD SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST NAME AMEN AMEN!
  • Daniel
    Actually BSP, we are called on to judge. But we must do it correctly, which is to say, not hypocritically.

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