1 Peter 4:1-7 LEB

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,

References for 1 Peter 4:1

    • Ž 4:1 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("suffered") which is understood as causal
      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,

      References for 1 Peter 4:3

        •  4:3 - Literally "to do the intention of the Gentiles"
          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].

          References for 1 Peter 4:4

            •  4:4 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("run with") which is understood as temporal
            • ‘ 4:4 - *Here "[and so]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("revile") which is understood as result
              5 Theye will give an account to the one who is ready to judge the living and the dead.

              References for 1 Peter 4:5

                • ’ 4:5 - Literally "who"
                  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.

                  References for 1 Peter 4:6

                    • “ 4:6 - Literally "according to men"
                    • ” 4:6 - Literally "according to God"

                      Serving to the Glory of God

                      7 Now the end of all [things] draws near. Therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for [your] prayers.

                      References for 1 Peter 4:7