Romans 14:19

“Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let vs therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edifie an other.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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 14:19

  • Anonymous for verse 19
    This portion clearly shows that there are things that do not make for peace and edification. To experience peace therefore, people must avoid those things like oppression.

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