Hebrews 12:14

“Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Followe peace with all men, and holinesse, without which no man shall see the Lord:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Pursue peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no one will see the Lord.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Follow after peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no man shall see the Lord:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let your desire be for peace with all men, and to be made holy, without which no man may see the Lord;
- Basic English Bible

Pursue peace with all, and holiness, without which no one shall see the Lord:
- Darby Bible

Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:
- Webster's Bible

but may rather be restored. Persistently strive for peace with all men, and for that growth in holiness apart from which no one will see the Lord.
- Weymouth Bible

Follow after peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no man will see the Lord,
- World English Bible

Sue ye pees with alle men, and holynesse, with out which no man schal se God.
- Wycliffe Bible

peace pursue with all, and the separation, apart from which no one shall see the Lord,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 12:14


12:14 Follow peace with all men - This second branch of the exhortation concerns our neighbours; the third, God. And holiness - The not following after all holiness, is the direct way to fall into sin of every kind.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 12:14


Heb 12:14 Follow peace with all [men]. Live peaceful lives. And holiness. Pure and sinless lives. Without which. Without a holy life no one shall be in fellowship with God. No man shall see the Lord. Realize his presence with us. See Mt 5:8

Discussion for Hebrews 12

  • Angela a. trehern
    This is such a powerful scripture! It often brings me to a place I need to be...bringing tears to my eyes. Christ on the cross dying in agony , innocent ,choosing with the deepest love possible to give his life for me, a sinner so unworthy and many times weak...I find strength and tremendous encouragement in my Christian walk in these words!!(:
  • Darlene Wells
    God's word is truth and fulfillingh
  • BSP
    We should strive to pursue peace with all men.
  • SYLVIA HERNANDEZ
    There is only one straight narrow path that God will accept To enter the kingdom of God. Faith, obedience to the word, in sincerity in truth. JOHN 14
  • Arthur Gray
    Verse 22 - 24 teaches protocols of engaging heavenly in issues of intercession.
  • Desmond
    Faithful Christians welcome the Lords chastisement because they understand that it is for their own spiritual good.Christians must have the desire to be corrected when they a walking froward to God's word.God is a loving,caring,forgiving, and just God.Faithful Christians need to always be in remembrance of that.