Young's Literal Translation Romans 14:17, KJV: "For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost." Romans 14:17 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. N.A.S.B. The scripture above defines it for us: it is the reign of God’s righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit! Q. d., “What we gain as the subjects of the Kingdom of God is not freedom to eat what we please, but the possession of righteousness, peace, and joy.” righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost] In view of the argument of the Epistle it is best to explain these sacred words by ch. in E-Prime for the kingdom of God does not consist of eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. The word Romans 14:17 - For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. Righteousness, peace, joy / In the Holy Ghost / Righteousness, peace and joy / In the Holy Ghost / That's the kingdom of God (2x) / Don't you want to be a part / Of the kingdom [After all] the kingdom of God is not a matter of [getting the] food and drink [one likes], but instead it is righteousness (that state which makes a person acceptable to God) and [heart] peace and joy … for the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking [what one likes], but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. Romans 14:17 - For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. 17) that “the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.” What Paul Means by “Kingdom of God” This is the only place in the book of Romans where Paul uses the word “kingdom.” Righteousness, Peace, And Joy In The Holy Ghost "For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost." Read verse in King James Version 17 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of rules about food and drink, but is in the realm of the Holy Spirit, [] filled with righteousness, [] peace, and joy. Psalms 16:9 - Therefore my heart is glad, and … Mark 1:15 - And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel. Romans 14:17, NASB: "for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit." New King James Version for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. What is the kingdom of God? Romans 5:1-5. Read full chapter This latter is the special meaning here. Romans 14:17 (KJV) In Matthew 6:33, Jesus challenges us to seek first the Kingdom of God …