Parallel Bible results for 1 Peter 3:14-22

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1 Peter 3:14-22

NIV 14 But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. "Do not fear what they fear; do not be frightened." NIV 14 But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. "Do not fear what they fear; do not be frightened." NIV 15 But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, NIV 15 But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, NIV 16 keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander. NIV 16 keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander. NIV 17 It is better, if it is God's will, to suffer for doing good than for doing evil. NIV 17 It is better, if it is God's will, to suffer for doing good than for doing evil. NIV 18 For Christ died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive by the Spirit, NIV 18 For Christ died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive by the Spirit, NIV 19 through whom also he went and preached to the spirits in prison NIV 19 through whom also he went and preached to the spirits in prison NIV 20 who disobeyed long ago when God waited patiently in the days of Noah while the ark was being built. In it only a few people, eight in all, were saved through water, NIV 20 who disobeyed long ago when God waited patiently in the days of Noah while the ark was being built. In it only a few people, eight in all, were saved through water, NIV 21 and this water symbolizes baptism that now saves you also--not the removal of dirt from the body but the pledge of a good conscience toward God. It saves you by the resurrection of Jesus Christ, NIV 21 and this water symbolizes baptism that now saves you also--not the removal of dirt from the body but the pledge of a good conscience toward God. It saves you by the resurrection of Jesus Christ, NIV 22 who has gone into heaven and is at God's right hand--with angels, authorities and powers in submission to him. NIV 22 who has gone into heaven and is at God's right hand--with angels, authorities and powers in submission to him.