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1 Peter 4:1-6 (Lexham English Bible)

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The Time for Behaving Like the Gentiles is Past

1 Therefore, [because]a Christ suffered in the flesh, you also equip yourselves with the same way of thinking, because the one who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, 2 in order to live the remaining time in the flesh no longer for human desires, but for the will of God. 3 For the time that has passed [was] sufficient {to do what the Gentiles desire to do}b, having lived in licentiousness, [evil] desires, drunkenness, carousing, drinking parties, and wanton idolatries, 4 with respect to which they are surprised [when]c you do not run with [them] into the same flood of dissipation, [and so they]d revile [you]. 5 Theye will give an account to the one who is ready to judge the living and the dead. 6 Because for this reason also the gospel was preached to those who are dead, so that they were judged {by human standards}f in the flesh, but they may live in the spirit {by God's standards}g.
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