1 Peter 4:1-6 CSB

Following Christ

1 Therefore, since Christ suffereda in the flesh,b arm yourselves also with the same resolvec-because the One who suffered in the fleshd has finished with sine f-

References for 1 Peter 4:1

    • a 4:1 - Other mss read suffered for us
    • b 4:1 - In the flesh probably means "in human existence"; see 1 Pt 3:18.
    • c 4:1 - Or perspective, or attitude
    • d 4:1 - In the flesh probably means "in human existence"; see 1 Pt 3:18.
    • e 4:1 - Or the one who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin
    • f 4:1 - Rm 6:2,7
      2 in order to live the remaining time in the flesh,g no longer for human desires,h but for God's will.

      References for 1 Peter 4:2

        • g 4:2 - In the flesh probably means "in human existence"; see 1 Pt 3:18.
        • h 4:2 - Lit for desires of human beings
          3 For there has already been enough time spent in doing the will of the pagans:i carrying on in unrestrained behavior, evil desires, drunkenness, orgies, carousing, and lawless idolatry.j

          References for 1 Peter 4:3

            • i 4:3 - Or Gentiles
            • j 4:3 - Rm 13:13; Gl 5:19-21; Eph 2:2-3; Ti 3:3
              4 In regard to this, they are surprised that you don't plunge with them into the same floodk of dissipation-and they slander you.

              References for 1 Peter 4:4

                • k 4:4 - Lit you don't run with them into the same pouring out
                  5 They will give an account to the One who stands ready to judge the living and the dead.l

                  References for 1 Peter 4:5

                    • l 4:5 - Ac 10:42; Rm 14:9; 2 Tm 4:1
                      6 For this reason the gospel was also preached to [those who are now] dead, so that, although they might be judged by men in the fleshly realm,m they might live by God in the spiritual realm.n

                      References for 1 Peter 4:6

                        • m 4:6 - Or in the flesh
                        • n 4:6 - Or in the spirit