Romans 15:2
New International Version
Each of us should please our neighbors for their good, to build them up.

New Living Translation
We should help others do what is right and build them up in the Lord.

English Standard Version
Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.

Berean Study Bible
Each of us should please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.

Berean Literal Bible
Let each of us please the neighbor unto the good, for edification.

King James Bible
Let every one of us please his neighbour for his good to edification.

New King James Version
Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, leading to edification.

New American Standard Bible
Each of us is to please his neighbor for his good, to his edification.

NASB 1995
Each of us is to please his neighbor for his good, to his edification.

NASB 1977
Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to his edification.

Amplified Bible
Let each one of us [make it a practice to] please his neighbor for his good, to build him up spiritually.

Christian Standard Bible
Each one of us is to please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Each one of us must please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.

American Standard Version
Let each one of us please his neighbor for that which is good, unto edifying.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But let each of us please his neighbor with good as for edification,

Contemporary English Version
We should think of their good and try to help them by doing what pleases them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let every one of you please his neighbour unto good, to edification.

English Revised Version
Let each one of us please his neighbour for that which is good, unto edifying.

Good News Translation
Instead, we should all please other believers for their own good, in order to build them up in the faith.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
We should all be concerned about our neighbor and the good things that will build his faith.

International Standard Version
Each of us must please our neighbor for the good purpose of building him up.

Literal Standard Version
for let each one of us please the neighbor for good, for edification,

NET Bible
Let each of us please his neighbor for his good to build him up.

New Heart English Bible
Let each one of us please his neighbor for that which is good, to be building him up.

Weymouth New Testament
Let each of us endeavour to please his fellow Christian, aiming at a blessing calculated to build him up.

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,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Accept One Another
1We who are strong ought to bear with the shortcomings of the weak and not to please ourselves. 2Each of us should please his neighbor for his good, to build him up. 3For even Christ did not please Himself, but as it is written: “The insults of those who insult You have fallen on Me.”…

Cross References
Romans 14:19
So then, let us pursue what leads to peace and to mutual edification.

1 Corinthians 9:22
To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some.

1 Corinthians 10:23
"Everything is permissible," but not everything is beneficial. "Everything is permissible," but not everything is edifying.

1 Corinthians 10:24
No one should seek his own good, but the good of others.

1 Corinthians 10:33
as I also try to please everyone in all I do. For I am not seeking my own good, but the good of many, that they may be saved.

1 Corinthians 14:3
But he who prophesies speaks to men for their edification, encouragement, and comfort.

1 Corinthians 14:26
What then shall we say, brothers? When you come together, everyone has a psalm or a teaching, a revelation, a tongue, or an interpretation. All of these must be done to build up the church.

2 Corinthians 12:19
Have you been thinking all along that we were making a defense to you? We speak before God in Christ, and all of this, beloved, is to build you up.

2 Corinthians 13:9
In fact, we rejoice when we are weak but you are strong, and our prayer is for your perfection.

Ephesians 4:12
to equip the saints for works of ministry and to build up the body of Christ,

Ephesians 4:29
Let no unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building up the one in need and bringing grace to those who listen.


Treasury of Scripture

Let every one of us please his neighbor for his good to edification.

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

1 Corinthians 9:19-22
For though I be free from all men, yet have I made myself servant unto all, that I might gain the more…

1 Corinthians 10:24,33
Let no man seek his own, but every man another's wealth









(2) For his good.--The object of this tender dealing with others is to be their benefit and growth in spiritual perfection. It is grounded on the example of Christ Himself.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Each
ἕκαστος (hekastos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 1538: Each (of more than two), every one. As if a superlative of hekas; each or every.

of us
ἡμῶν (hēmōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Plural
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

should please
ἀρεσκέτω (aresketō)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 700: To please, with the idea of willing service rendered to others; hence almost: I serve. Probably from airo; to be agreeable.

[his]
τῷ (tō)
Article - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

neighbor
πλησίον (plēsion)
Adverb
Strong's 4139: Near, nearby, a neighbor. Neuter of a derivative of pelas; close by; as noun, a neighbor, i.e. Fellow.

for
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

[his]
τὸ (to)
Article - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

good,
ἀγαθὸν (agathon)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 18: A primary word; 'good'.

to
πρὸς (pros)
Preposition
Strong's 4314: To, towards, with. A strengthened form of pro; a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. Toward.

build [him] up.
οἰκοδομήν (oikodomēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3619: Feminine of a compound of oikos and the base of doma; architecture, i.e. a structure; figuratively, confirmation.


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