Psalms 34:14

14 Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.

Images for Psalms 34:14

Psalms 34:14 in Other Translations

KJV
14 Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.
ESV
14 Turn away from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.
NLT
14 Turn away from evil and do good. Search for peace, and work to maintain it.
MSG
14 Turn your back on sin; do something good. Embrace peace - don't let it get away!
CSB
14 Turn away from evil and do what is good; seek peace and pursue it.

Psalms 34:14 In-Context

12 Whoever of you loves life and desires to see many good days,
13 keep your tongue from evil and your lips from telling lies.
14 Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.
15 The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, and his ears are attentive to their cry;
16 but the face of the LORD is against those who do evil, to blot out their name from the earth.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Psalms 37:27; Isaiah 1:17; 3 John 1:11
  • 2. S Romans 14:19; Hebrews 12:14
Scripture quoted by permission.  Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®.  NIV®.  Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica.  All rights reserved worldwide.