Psalm 34:14
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
Turn away from evil and do good. Search for peace, and work to maintain it.

King James Bible
Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

Darby Bible Translation
Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

World English Bible
Depart from evil, and do good. seek peace, and pursue it.

Young's Literal Translation
Turn aside from evil and do good, Seek peace and pursue it.

Psalm 34:14 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

34:14 Depart - From all sin. Do good - Be ready to perform all good offices to all men. Seek - Study by all means possible to live peaceable with all men. Pursue it - Do not only embrace it gladly when it is offered, but follow hard after it, when it seems to flee away from thee.

Psalm 34:14 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Looking unto Jesus
"Till God in human flesh I see, My thoughts no comfort find,--" God shrouded and veiled in the manhood,--there we can with steady gaze behold him, for so he cometh down to us, and our poor finite intelligence can understand and lay hold upon him. I shall therefore use my text this morning, and I think very legitimately, in reference to our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ--"They looked unto him, and were lightened;" for when we look at God, as revealed in Jesus Christ our Lord, and behold the Godhead
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858

Seeking Richly Rewarded
"The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger, but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing."--Psalm 34:10. THE young lions are very strong; they are as yet in the freshness of their youth, and yet their strength does not always suffice to keep them supplied. The young lions are very crafty; they understand how to waylay their game and leap upon them with a sudden spring at unawares, and yet, with all their craftiness, they howl for hunger in the wood. The young lions are very bold and
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 60: 1914

Tender Mercies, on My Way
"I will bless the Lord at all times." -- Psalm 34:1. Tender mercies, on my way Falling softly like the dew, Sent me freshly every day, I will bless THE LORD for you. Though I have not all I would, Though to greater bliss I go, Every present gift of good To Eternal Love I owe. Source of all that comforts me, Well of joy for which I long, Let the song I sing to Thee Be an everlasting song.
Miss A. L. Waring—Hymns and Meditations

But God Wanted not Power to Make Man Such as that He Should Not...
16. But God wanted not power to make man such as that he should not be able to sin: but He chose rather to make him such, as that it should lie in his power [1859] to sin, if he would; not to sin, if he would not; forbidding the one, enjoining the other; that it might be to him first a good desert not to sin, and after a just reward not to be able to sin. For such also at the last will He makes His Saints, as to be without all power to sin. Such forsooth even now hath He His angels, whom in Him we
St. Augustine—On Continence

Cross References
Romans 14:19
So then, let us aim for harmony in the church and try to build each other up.

Hebrews 12:14
Work at living in peace with everyone, and work at living a holy life, for those who are not holy will not see the Lord.

1 Peter 3:11
Turn away from evil and do good. Search for peace, and work to maintain it.

3 John 1:11
Dear friend, don't let this bad example influence you. Follow only what is good. Remember that those who do good prove that they are God's children, and those who do evil prove that they do not know God.

Psalm 37:27
Turn from evil and do good, and you will live in the land forever.

Psalm 97:10
You who love the LORD, hate evil! He protects the lives of his godly people and rescues them from the power of the wicked.

Proverbs 14:16
The wise are cautious and avoid danger; fools plunge ahead with reckless confidence.

Jump to Previous
Depart Desiring Evil Good Heart Peace Pursue Search Seek Turn Turned
Jump to Next
Depart Desiring Evil Good Heart Peace Pursue Search Seek Turn Turned
Links
Psalm 34:14 NIV
Psalm 34:14 NLT
Psalm 34:14 ESV
Psalm 34:14 NASB
Psalm 34:14 KJV

Psalm 34:14 Bible Apps
Psalm 34:14 Biblia Paralela
Psalm 34:14 Chinese Bible
Psalm 34:14 French Bible
Psalm 34:14 German Bible

Psalm 34:14 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Psalm 34:13
Top of Page
Top of Page