Do Good and Promote God’s Peace

Seek, search out, require God’s peace
Pursue, go after it! 

Depart from evil –
Ps 34:14

Do not let yourself be overcome by evil, but overcome (master) evil with good. -Ro 12:21 AMP

For those who do good and promote God’s peace
There is loyal-love, mercy & truth and joy! –
Prv 14:22, –Prv 12:20

Word Study
Psalm 34:14 AMP … Depart from evil and do good; seek, inquire for, and crave peace and pursue (go after) it!

From NetBible Ps 34:14

  • seek[01245] = search out, require, desire, request
  • pursue[07291] = run after, chase, attend closely

Proverbs 14:22 AMP
22 Do they not err who devise evil and wander from the way of life? But loving-kindness and mercy, loyalty and faithfulness, shall be to those who devise good.

From NetBible Prv 14:22

  • devise good = plan good
  • “faithful love” = “faithful covenant love”, “loyal-love & truth”

Proverbs 12:20 AMP
20 Deceit is in the hearts of those who devise evil, but for the counselors of peace there is joy.

From NetBible Prv 12:20

  • evil is contrasted with peace
  • “counselors of peace” means those who advise, advocate or promote peace




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