Romans 12:18
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English Standard Version
If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.

King James Bible
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

American Standard Version
If it be possible, as much as in you lieth, be at peace with all men.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If it be possible, as much as is in you, have peace with all men.

English Revised Version
If it be possible, as much as in you lieth, be at peace with all men.

Webster's Bible Translation
If it is possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Weymouth New Testament
If you can, so far as it depends on you, live at peace with all the world.

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Vincent's Word Studies

If it be possible

Not if you can, but if others will allow. The phrase is explained by as much as lieth in you (τὸ ἐξ ὑμῶν), lit., as to that which proceeds from you, or depends on you. "All your part is to be peace" (Alford).

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Romans 14:17,19 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost...

2 Samuel 20:19 I am one of them that are peaceable and faithful in Israel: you seek to destroy a city and a mother in Israel...

Psalm 34:14 Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

Psalm 120:5-7 Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar!...

Proverbs 12:20 Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counsellors of peace is joy.

Matthew 5:5,9 Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth...

Mark 9:50 Salt is good: but if the salt have lost his saltiness, with which will you season it? Have salt in yourselves...

1 Corinthians 7:15 But if the unbelieving depart, let him depart. A brother or a sister is not under bondage in such cases...

2 Corinthians 13:11 Finally, brothers, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace...

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

Ephesians 4:3 Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Colossians 3:14,15 And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfection...

1 Thessalonians 5:13 And to esteem them very highly in love for their work's sake. And be at peace among yourselves.

2 Timothy 2:22 Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

Hebrews 12:14 Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

James 3:16-18 For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work...

1 Peter 3:11 Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it.

Cross References
Proverbs 3:30
Do not contend with a man for no reason, when he has done you no harm.

Matthew 5:24
leave your gift there before the altar and go. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.

Mark 9:50
Salt is good, but if the salt has lost its saltiness, how will you make it salty again? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another."

Romans 1:15
So I am eager to preach the gospel to you also who are in Rome.

Romans 14:19
So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.

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