Romans 14:17
Modern Translations
New International Version
For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit,

New Living Translation
For the Kingdom of God is not a matter of what we eat or drink, but of living a life of goodness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

English Standard Version
For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Berean Study Bible
For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

New American Standard Bible
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

NASB 1995
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

NASB 1977
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Amplified Bible
for the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking [what one likes], but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Christian Standard Bible
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Contemporary English Version
God's kingdom isn't about eating and drinking. It is about pleasing God, about living in peace, and about true happiness. All this comes from the Holy Spirit.

Good News Translation
For God's Kingdom is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of the righteousness, peace, and joy which the Holy Spirit gives.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
God's kingdom does not consist of what a person eats or drinks. Rather, God's kingdom consists of God's approval and peace, as well as the joy that the Holy Spirit gives.

International Standard Version
For God's kingdom does not consist of food and drink, but of righteousness, peace, and joy produced by the Holy Spirit.

NET Bible
For the kingdom of God does not consist of food and drink, but righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

New King James Version
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

King James 2000 Bible
For the kingdom of God is not food and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

New Heart English Bible
for the Kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

World English Bible
for the Kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

American King James Version
For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

American Standard Version
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

A Faithful Version
For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking; rather, it is righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit

Darby Bible Translation
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in [the] Holy Spirit.

English Revised Version
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Ghost.

Webster's Bible Translation
For the kingdom of God is not food and drink, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For the kingdome of God, is not meate nor drinke, but righteousnes, and peace, and ioye in the holy Ghost.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For the kyngdome of God, is not meat and drinke: but righteousnesse, & peace, and ioy in the holy ghost.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
For the kyngdome of God is not meate and drynke, but righteousnes, & peace, and ioye in the holy goost.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
For the kyngdome of God is not meate and drinke: but rightewesnes peace and ioye in the holy goost.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
for the Kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit;

Berean Literal Bible
For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Young's Literal Translation
for the reign of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit;

Smith's Literal Translation
For the kingdom of God is not food and drink; but justice, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Literal Emphasis Translation
For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but rather righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but justice, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

Catholic Public Domain Version
For the kingdom of God is not food and drink, but rather justice and peace and joy, in the Holy Spirit.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For The Kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but the righteousness and the peace and the joy in The Spirit of Holiness.

Lamsa Bible
For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
For the kingdom of God is not food and drink, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Godbey New Testament
For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Ghost.

Haweis New Testament
For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

Mace New Testament
for the gospel dispensation does not consist in meats and drinks, but in piety and peace, and spiritual joy.

Weymouth New Testament
For the Kingdom of God does not consist of eating and drinking, but of right conduct, peace and joy, through the Holy Spirit;

Worrell New Testament
for the Kingdom of God is not food and drink, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Worsley New Testament
but in righteousness and peace, and joy in the holy Ghost: for he,








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