1 Peter 3:8-17 (The Webster Bible)

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8 Finally, [be ye] all of one mind, having compassion one of another; love as brethren, [be] pitiful, [be] courteous: 9 Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but on the contrary, blessing; knowing that ye are called to this, that ye should inherit a blessing. 10 For he that will love life, and see good days, let him restrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile: 11 Let him shun evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and pursue it. 12 For the eyes of the Lord [are] over the righteous, and his ears [are open] to their prayers: but the face of the Lord [is] against them that do evil. 13 And who [is] he that will harm you, if ye are followers of that which is good? 14 But if ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy [are ye]: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled; 15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and [be] ready always to [give] an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear. 16 Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evil-doers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good deportment in Christ. 17 For [it is] better, if the will of God is so, that ye suffer for well-doing, than for evil-doing.
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