Hebrews 12:14
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English Standard Version
Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord.

King James Bible
Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

American Standard Version
Follow after peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no man shall see the Lord:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Follow peace with all men, and holiness: without which no man shall see God.

English Revised Version
Follow after peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no man shall see the Lord:

Webster's Bible Translation
Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

Weymouth New Testament
but may rather be restored. Persistently strive for peace with all men, and for that growth in holiness apart from which no one will see the Lord.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Follow peace (εἰρήνην διώκετε)

Comp. lxx, Psalm 23:14, and Romans 14:19; 1 Peter 3:11. The verb is used of the pursuit of moral and spiritual ends, Romans 9:30, Romans 9:31; Romans 12:13; 1 Corinthians 14:1; Philippians 3:12, Philippians 3:14; 1 Thessalonians 5:15; 1 Timothy 6:11; 2 Timothy 2:22.

Holiness (ἁγιασμόν)

See on Romans 6:19.

Hebrews 12:14 Parallel Commentaries

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Follow.

Genesis 13:7-9 And there was a strife between the herdsmen of Abram's cattle and the herdsmen of Lot's cattle...

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

Psalm 38:20 They also that render evil for good are my adversaries; because I follow the thing that good is.

Psalm 120:6 My soul has long dwelled with him that hates peace.

Psalm 133:1 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity!

Proverbs 15:1 A soft answer turns away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.

Proverbs 16:7 When a man's ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Proverbs 17:14 The beginning of strife is as when one lets out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.

Isaiah 11:6-9 The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid...

Matthew 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

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

Romans 12:18 If it be possible, as much as lies in you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 14:19 Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things with which one may edify another.

1 Corinthians 1:10 Now I beseech you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing...

Galatians 5:22,23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith...

Ephesians 4:1-8 I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the vocation with which you are called...

1 Thessalonians 5:15 See that none render evil for evil to any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

1 Timothy 6:11 But you, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

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.

James 3:17,18 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits...

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

and holiness.

Hebrews 12:10 For they truly for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.

Psalm 94:15 But judgment shall return to righteousness: and all the upright in heart shall follow it.

Isaiah 51:1 Listen to me, you that follow after righteousness, you that seek the LORD: look to the rock from where you are hewn...

Luke 1:75 In holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life.

Romans 6:22 But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, you have your fruit to holiness, and the end everlasting life.

2 Corinthians 6:17 Why come out from among them, and be you separate, said the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you.

2 Corinthians 7:1 Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit...

Philippians 3:12 Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after...

1 Thessalonians 3:13 To the end he may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before God, even our Father...

1 Thessalonians 4:7 For God has not called us to uncleanness, but to holiness.

1 Peter 1:15,16 But as he which has called you is holy, so be you holy in all manner of conversation...

1 Peter 3:13 And who is he that will harm you, if you be followers of that which is good?

2 Peter 3:11,18 Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in all holy conversation and godliness...

3 John 1:11 Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that does good is of God: but he that does evil has not seen God.

no man.

Genesis 32:30 And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.

Job 19:26 And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God:

Job 33:26 He shall pray to God, and he will be favorable to him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render to man his righteousness.

Matthew 5:8 Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.

1 Corinthians 13:12 For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.

2 Corinthians 7:1 Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit...

Ephesians 5:5 For this you know, that no fornicator, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater...

Galatians 3:21 Is the law then against the promises of God? God forbid: for if there had been a law given which could have given life...

1 John 3:2,3 Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it does not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear...

Revelation 21:24-27 And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honor into it...

Revelation 22:3,4,11-15 And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him...

Cross References
Psalm 34:14
Turn away from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.

Matthew 5:8
"Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

Romans 6:22
But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the fruit you get leads to sanctification and its end, eternal life.

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

Hebrews 9:28
so Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him.

Hebrews 12:10
For they disciplined us for a short time as it seemed best to them, but he disciplines us for our good, that we may share his holiness.

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