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1 Peter 3:8-17 (Young's Literal Translation)

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8 And finally, being all of one mind, having fellow-feeling, loving as brethren, compassionate, courteous, 9 not giving back evil for evil, or railing for railing, and on the contrary, blessing, having known that to this ye were called, that a blessing ye may inherit; 10 for `he who is willing to love life, and to see good days, let him guard his tongue from evil, and his lips -- not to speak guile; 11 let him turn aside from evil, and do good, let him seek peace and pursue it; 12 because the eyes of the Lord [are] upon the righteous, and His ears -- to their supplication, and the face of the Lord [is] upon those doing evil;' 13 and who [is] he who will be doing you evil, if of Him who is good ye may become imitators? 14 but if ye also should suffer because of righteousness, happy [are ye]! and of their fear be not afraid, nor be troubled, 15 and the Lord God sanctify in your hearts. And [be] ready always for defence to every one who is asking of you an account concerning the hope that [is] in you, with meekness and fear; 16 having a good conscience, that in that in which they speak against you as evil-doers, they may be ashamed who are traducing your good behaviour in Christ; 17 for [it is] better doing good, if the will of God will it, to suffer, than doing evil;
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