16 However, if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but praise God that you bear that name.

Read 1 Peter 4:16 Using Other Translations

Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.
Yet if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in that name.
But it is no shame to suffer for being a Christian. Praise God for the privilege of being called by his name!