1 Peter 4 RHE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Christ therefore having suffered in the flesh, be you also armed with the same thought: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sins: 1 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because he who has suffered in his body is done with sin.
2 That now he may live the rest of his time in the flesh, not after the desires of men but according to the will of God. 2 As a result, he does not live the rest of his earthly life for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God.
3 For the time past is sufficient to have fulfilled the will of the Gentiles, for them who have walked in riotousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings and unlawful worshipping of idols. 3 For you have spent enough time in the past doing what pagans choose to do--living in debauchery, lust, drunkenness, orgies, carousing and detestable idolatry.
4 Wherein they think it strange that you run not with them into the same confusion of riotousness: speaking evil of you. 4 They think it strange that you do not plunge with them into the same flood of dissipation, and they heap abuse on you.
5 Who shall render account to him who is ready to judge the living and the dead. 5 But they will have to give account to him who is ready to judge the living and the dead.
6 For, for this cause was the gospel preached also to the dead: That they might be judged indeed according to men, in the flesh: but may live according to God, in the Spirit. 6 For this is the reason the gospel was preached even to those who are now dead, so that they might be judged according to men in regard to the body, but live according to God in regard to the spirit.
7 But the end of all is at hand. Be prudent therefore and watch in prayers. 7 The end of all things is near. Therefore be clear minded and self-controlled so that you can pray.
8 But before all things have a constant mutual charity among yourselves: for charity covereth a multitude of sins. 8 Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.
9 Using hospitality one towards another, without murmuring, 9 Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling.
10 As every man hath received grace, ministering the same one to another: as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. 10 Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God's grace in its various forms.
11 If any man speak, let him speak, as the words of God. If any minister, let him do it, as of the power which God administereth: that in all things God may be honoured through Jesus Christ: to whom is glory and empire for ever and ever. Amen. 11 If anyone speaks, he should do it as one speaking the very words of God. If anyone serves, he should do it with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen.
12 Dearly beloved, think not strange the burning heat which is to try you: as if some new thing happened to you. 12 Dear friends, do not be surprised at the painful trial you are suffering, as though something strange were happening to you.
13 But if you partake of the sufferings of Christ, rejoice that, when his glory shall be revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy. 13 But rejoice that you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.
14 If you be reproached for the name of Christ, you shall be blessed: for that which is of the honour, glory and power of God, and that which is his Spirit resteth upon you. 14 If you are insulted because of the name of Christ, you are blessed, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.
15 But let none of you suffer as a murderer or a thief or a railer or coveter of other men’s things. 15 If you suffer, it should not be as a murderer or thief or any other kind of criminal, or even as a meddler.
16 But, if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed: but let him glorify God in that name. 16 However, if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but praise God that you bear that name.
17 For the time is, that judgment should begin at the house of God. And if at first at us, what shall be the end of them that believe not the gospel of God? 17 For it is time for judgment to begin with the family of God; and if it begins with us, what will the outcome be for those who do not obey the gospel of God?
18 And if the just man shall scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear? 18 And, "If it is hard for the righteous to be saved, what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?"
19 Wherefore let them also that suffer according to the will of God commend their souls in good deeds to the faithful Creator. 19 So then, those who suffer according to God's will should commit themselves to their faithful Creator and continue to do good.