Romans 15:2

“Let every one of us please his neighbour for his good to edification.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let euery one of vs please his neighbour for his good to edification.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Each of us is to please his neighbor for his good, to his edification.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let each one of us please his neighbor for that which is good, unto edifying.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let every one of us give pleasure to his neighbour for his good, to make him strong.
- Basic English Bible

Let each one of us please his neighbour with a view to what is good, to edification.
- Darby Bible

Let every one of us please his neighbor for his good to edification.
- Webster's Bible

Let each of us endeavour to please his fellow Christian, aiming at a blessing calculated to build him up.
- Weymouth Bible

Let each one of us please his neighbor for that which is good, to be building him up.
- World English Bible

Eche of vs plese to his neiybore in good, to edificacioun.
- Wycliffe Bible

for let each one of us please the neighbor for good, unto edification,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 15:2


15:2 For his good - This is a general word: edification is one species of good.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 15:2


Ro 15:2 Let every one of us please [his] neighbour. We are not to seek to please ourselves, but to please others. Nor are we to seek to please them for our own selfish purpose, as is often the case, but for their good to edification, with a view to their good and upbuilding in Christ.

Discussion for Romans 15

  • Steve morrow
    ROMANS 14:17 FOR THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS NOT MEAT AND DRINK BUT RIGHTEOUSNESS AND PEACE AND JOY IN THE HOLY SPIRIT EZEKIEL 36:25 THEN WILL I SPRINKLE CLEAN WATER UPON YOU AND YOU SHALL BE CLEAN FROM ALL YOUR FILTHINESS AND FROM ALL YOUR IDOLS WILL I CLEANSE YOU 36:26 A NEW HEART ALSO WILL I GIVE YOU AND A NEW SPIRIT WILL I PUT WITHIN YOU AND I WILL TAKE AWAY THE STONY HEART OUT OF YOUR FLESH AND I WILL GIVE YOU AN HEART OF FLESH 36:27 AND I WILL PUT MY SPIRIT WITHIN YOU AND CAUSE YOU TO WALK IN MY STATUTES AND YOU SHALL KEEP MY JUDGEMENTS ---- AND DO THEM ----2 CORINTHIANS 3:3 FORASMUCH AS YOU ARE MANIFESTLY DECLARED TO BE THE EPISTLE OF CHRIST MINISTERED BY US WRITTEN NOT WITH INK ---- BUT WITH THE SPIRIT OF THE LIVING GOD ---- NOT IN TABLES OF STONE BUT IN --FLESHY--TABLES OF THE HEART 1 JOHN 2:29 IF YOU KNOW THAT HE IS RIGHTEOUS YOU KNOW THAT EVERYONE THAT DOETH RIGHTEOUSNESS IS --- BORN OF HIM ---
  • Brandi merchant
    this is an awesome bible verse god is awesome for the bible so people can read it
  • Steve morrow
    1 PETER 3:18 FOR CHRIST ALSO HATH ONCE SUFFERED FOR SINS THE JUST FOR THE UNJUST THAT --- HE MIGHT BRING US TO GOD --- BEING PUT TO DEATH IN THE FLESH BUT QUICKENED BY THE SPIRIT JOHN 5:21 FOR AS THE FATHER RAISETH UP THE DEAD AND QUICKENETH THEM EVEN SO THE SON QUICKENETH WHOM HE WILL 1 PETER 3:19 BY WHICH ALSO HE WENT AND PREACHED UNTO THE SPIRITS IN PRISON 3:20 WHICH SOMETIME WERE DISOBEDIENT WHEN ONCE THE LONGSUFFERING OF GOD WAITED IN THE DAYS OF NOAH WHILE THE ARK WAS A PREPARING WHEREIN FEW THAT IS EIGHT SOULS WERE SAVED BY WATER 3:21THE LIKE FIGURE WHEREUNTO EVEN BAPTISM DOTH ALSO NOW SAVE NOT THE PUTTING AWAY OF THE FILTH OF THE FLESH BUT THE ANSWER OF A GOOD CONSCIENCE TOWARD GOD BY THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST MARK 1:8 I INDEED HAVE BAPTIZED YOU WITH WATER BUT HE SHALL BAPTIZE YOU WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT
  • Lilian
    Now the God of hope may fill you with all joy and peace in believing that ye may abound with hope through the holy Ghosts thank you for your word Jesus i love you and i believe your word. Praise you and worship you Jesus amen
  • BSP
    Verses 1 and 2 shows that Christians with more experience should be more patient with those who were not yet firmly rooted in the truth. We should consider others in the choices we make.
  • BSP
    Verses 9 and 10 are an invitation to the nations to glorify God.

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