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.

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