1 Peter 3:17-22 CSB

17 For it is better to suffer for doing good, if that should be God's will,a than for doing evil.

References for 1 Peter 3:17

    • v 3:17 - Lit if the will of God should will
      18 For Christ also suffered for sins once for all,b c the righteousd for the unrighteous,e that He might bring youf to God,g after being put to death in the fleshly realmh but made alive in the spiritual realm.i

      References for 1 Peter 3:18

        • w 3:18 - Other mss read died for sins on our behalf; other mss read died for our sins; other mss read died for sins on your behalf
        • x 3:18 - Rm 6:10; Heb 9:28; 10:10; 1 Pt 2:21; 4:1
        • y 3:18 - Isaiah 53:11
        • z 3:18 - Or the Righteous One in the place of the unrighteous many
        • { 3:18 - Other mss read us
        • | 3:18 - Eph 2:18
        • } 3:18 - Or in the flesh
        • ~ 3:18 - Or in the spirit, or in the Spirit
          19 In that statej He also went and made a proclamation to the spirits in prisonk

          References for 1 Peter 3:19

            •  3:19 - Or In whom, or At that time, or In which
            • € 3:19 - The spirits in prison are most likely fallen supernatural beings or angels; see 2 Pt 2:4; Jd 6.
              20 who in the past were disobedient, when God patiently waited in the days of Noahl while an ark was being prepared; in it, a few-that is, eight peoplem-were saved through water.

              References for 1 Peter 3:20

                •  3:20 - Gn 6:1-8:22
                • ‚ 3:20 - Lit souls
                  21 Baptism, which corresponds to this, now saves you (not the removal of the filth of the flesh, but the pledgen of a good conscienceo toward God) through the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

                  References for 1 Peter 3:21

                    • ƒ 3:21 - Or the appeal
                    • „ 3:21 - Heb 10:22
                      22 Now that He has gone into heaven, He is at God's right hand, with angels, authorities, and powers subjected to Him.p

                      References for 1 Peter 3:22

                        • … 3:22 - Eph 1:20-22