New American Standard Bible
Each of us is to please his neighbor for his good, to his edification.
King James Bible
Let every one of us please his neighbour for his good to edification.
Darby Bible Translation
Let each one of us please his neighbour with a view to what is good, to edification.
World English Bible
Let each one of us please his neighbor for that which is good, to be building him up.
Young's Literal Translation
for let each one of us please the neighbour for good, unto edification,
Romans 15:2 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Please his neighbour - That is, all other persons, but especially the friends of the Redeemer. The word "neighbor" here has special reference to the members of the church. It is often used, however, in a much larger sense; see Luke 10:36.
For his good - Not seek to secure for him indulgence in those things which Would be injurious to him, but in all those things whereby his welfare would be promoted.
To edification - See the note at Romans 14:19.
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So then we pursue the things which make for peace and the building up of one another.
1 Corinthians 9:22
To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak; I have become all things to all men, so that I may by all means save some.
1 Corinthians 10:23
All things are lawful, but not all things are profitable. All things are lawful, but not all things edify.
1 Corinthians 10:24
Let no one seek his own good, but that of his neighbor.
1 Corinthians 10:33
just as I also please all men in all things, not seeking my own profit but the profit of the many, so that they may be saved.
1 Corinthians 14:3
But one who prophesies speaks to men for edification and exhortation and consolation.
1 Corinthians 14:26
What is the outcome then, brethren? When you assemble, each one has a psalm, has a teaching, has a revelation, has a tongue, has an interpretation. Let all things be done for edification.
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