1 Peter 3:8-10

Suffering for Doing Good

8 Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.
9 Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.
10 For, “Whoever would love life and see good days must keep their tongue from evil and their lips from deceitful speech.

Cross References 9

  • 1. S Romans 15:5
  • 2. S Romans 12:10
  • 3. Ephesians 4:2; 1 Peter 5:5
  • 4. Romans 12:17; 1 Thessalonians 5:15
  • 5. 1 Peter 2:23
  • 6. S Matthew 5:44
  • 7. S 1 Peter 2:21
  • 8. S Romans 8:28
  • 9. Hebrews 6:14
Scripture quoted by permission.  Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®.  NIV®.  Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica.  All rights reserved worldwide.