1 Peter 3:18



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

King James Version

For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit:

International Standard Version

For the Messiah also suffered for sins once for all, an innocent person for the guilty, so that he could bring you to God. He was put to death in a mortal body but was brought to life by the Spirit,

A Conservative Version

Because Christ also once suffered for sins, a righteous man for unrighteous men, so that he might bring you to God. Having indeed been killed in flesh, but made alive in spirit,

American Standard Version

Because Christ also suffered for sins once, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God; being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

Amplified

For Christ [the Messiah Himself] died for sins once for all, the Righteous for the unrighteous (the Just for the unjust, the Innocent for the guilty), that He might bring us to God. In His human body He was put to death, but He was made alive in the spirit,

An Understandable Version

For Christ suffered once for people's sins [to be forgiven]. [It was the case of] a righteous Man suffering for unrighteous people, so that He could bring you [or, "us"] to God [for salvation]. [Though] He [i.e., Jesus] was put to death physically, He was brought back to life by the Holy Spirit [Note: Some translations say "in spirit"].

Anderson New Testament

For Christ also once suffered for sins, the Just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, having been put to death in flesh, but made alive in spirit;

Bible in Basic English

Because Christ once went through pain for sins, the upright one taking the place of sinners, so that through him we might come back to God; being put to death in the flesh, but given life in the Spirit;

Common New Testament

For Christ also died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit;

Daniel Mace New Testament

for Jesus Christ himself has already suffer'd for our sins, the innocent for the guilty, to bring us to God: who, tho' he died with respect to his body, was rais'd to life by that spirit,

Darby Translation

for Christ indeed has once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God; being put to death in flesh, but made alive in the Spirit,

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

For even Christ once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God; being put to death, indeed, in the flesh, but made alive by the Spirit.

Godbey New Testament

Because Christ indeed once died for our sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, indeed being put to death in the flesh, but quickened in spirit:

Goodspeed New Testament

For Christ himself died once for all, for sin, an upright man for unrighteous men, to bring us to God, and was physically put to death, but he was made alive in the Spirit.

Holman Bible

For Christ also suffered for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, that He might bring you to God, after being put to death in the fleshly realm but made alive in the spiritual realm.

John Wesley New Testament

For Christ also once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the Christ also has once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in spirit,

Julia Smith Translation

For Christ also once suffered for sins, the just one for the unjust, that he might bring us near to God, truly put to death in the flesh, and made alive by the Spirit:

King James 2000

For Christ also has once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive by the Spirit:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, in order that he could bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit,

Modern King James verseion

For Christ also once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that He might bring us to God, indeed being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the Spirit;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Forasmuch as Christ hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, for to bring us to God, and was killed, as pertaining to the flesh: but was quickened in the spirit.

Moffatt New Testament

Christ himself died for sins, once for all, a just man for unjust men, that he might bring us near to God; in the flesh he was put to death but he came to life in the Spirit.

Montgomery New Testament

because Christ also once for all suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God. He was put to death in the flesh, but make alive in spirit.

NET Bible

Because Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, to bring you to God, by being put to death in the flesh but by being made alive in the spirit.

New Heart English Bible

Because Christ also suffered for sins once, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God; being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

New simplified Bible

Because Christ also suffered for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God. He was put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit.

Noyes New Testament

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous one for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

Sawyer New Testament

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might lead us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit,

The Emphasized Bible

Because, Christ also, once for all, concerning sins, died, - Just in behalf of unjust, - in order that he might introduce us unto God; being put to death, indeed, in flesh, but made alive in spirit, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, put to death indeed in the flesh, but raised to life by the Spirit:

Twentieth Century New Testament

For Christ himself died to atone for sins once for all--the good on behalf of the bad--that he might bring you to God; his body being put to death, but his spirit entering upon new Life.

Webster

For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive by the Spirit:

Weymouth New Testament

because Christ also once for all died for sins, the innocent One for the guilty many, in order to bring us to God. He was put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit,

Williams New Testament

For Christ Himself, once for all, died for our sins, the Innocent for the guilty to bring us to God, being put to death in physical form but made alive in the Spirit,

World English Bible

Because Christ also suffered for sins once, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God; being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

Worrell New Testament

because Christ also suffered for sins once, a Righteous One in behalf of the unrighteous, that He might bring us to God, being put to death in flesh, but made alive in the Spirit,

Worsley New Testament

As Christ also once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust (that He might introduce us to God) being indeed put to death in the flesh, but raised to life by the Spirit:

Youngs Literal Translation

because also Christ once for sin did suffer -- righteous for unrighteous -- that he might lead us to God, having been put to death indeed, in the flesh, and having been made alive in the spirit,

Verse Picture

Themes

Access to God » Is by Christ

Atonement » Made by Jesus: » Made but once

Atonement » Unclassified scriptures relating to

Atonement, the » Made but once

Atonement, the » Reconciliation to God effected by

Baptism » Christian

God » Access to » General references

Holy Spirit » General Work

Holy Spirit » General references

Holy Spirit » Giveth Life

Holy Spirit » Quickens

Holy Spirit, The, is God » As raising Christ from the dead

Jesus, The Christ » Design of His death » General references

Jesus, The Christ » Resurrection of Jesus » General references

Jesus, The Christ » Savior » General references

Power » Of the Holy Ghost: » Exemplified in: » Raising Christ from the dead

Power of the Holy Spirit, the » Exhibited in » Raising Christ from the dead

Quickening of the Church » By the Holy Spirit

Resurrection of Christ, the » Effected by » The power of the Holy Spirit

Saviour, Christ Our » Became Man's Substitute

Saviour, Christ Our » Offered Himself as a Sacrifice

Spirit » Of God, Holy Spirit » The Sin Against

Substitution » Christ Became Man's Substitute

Suffering » Of Christ: » General references

Sufferings of Christ » Became Man's Substitute

Sufferings of Christ » General References to

Trinity, The Holy » General references

Trinity, the » EACH PERSON IN, DESCRIBED AS » Raising Christ from the dead

Vicarious Suffering » Of Christ » Became Man's Substitute

Vicarious Suffering » Of Christ » General References to

Vicarious Suffering » Of Christ » Offered Himself as a Sacrifice

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557


and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

πάσχω πάθω πένθω 
Pascho 
Usage: 32

ἅπαξ 
Hapax 
Usage: 15

πάσχω πάθω πένθω 
Pascho 
Usage: 32

περί 
Peri 
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 254
Usage: 138

ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

the just
δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

the unjust
ἄδικος 
Adikos 
Usage: 7

ἵνα 
Hina 
that , to ,
Usage: 472

προσάγω 
Prosago 
Usage: 3

us
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us , we , our , us-ward 9 , not tr
Usage: 170

to God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

θανατόω 
Thanatoo 
put to death , cause to be put to death , kill , become dead , mortify
Usage: 8

in the flesh
σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

but
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

ζωοποιέω 
Zoopoieo 
Usage: 9

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Context Readings

Suffer For Doing What Is Good

17 For it is better, if God should will it so, that you suffer for doing what is right rather than for doing what is wrong. 18 For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit; 19 in which also He went and made proclamation to the spirits now in prison,


Cross References

1 Peter 4:1

Therefore, since Christ has suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same purpose, because he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,

Hebrews 9:26

Otherwise, He would have needed to suffer often since the foundation of the world; but now once at the consummation of the ages He has been manifested to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself.

Hebrews 9:28

so Christ also, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time for salvation without reference to sin, to those who eagerly await Him.

1 John 1:9

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Romans 1:4

who was declared the Son of God with power by the resurrection from the dead, according to the Spirit of holiness, Jesus Christ our Lord,

Romans 4:25

He who was delivered over because of our transgressions, and was raised because of our justification.

Romans 8:3

For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh,

2 Corinthians 5:21

He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.

2 Corinthians 13:4

For indeed He was crucified because of weakness, yet He lives because of the power of God For we also are weak in Him, yet we will live with Him because of the power of God directed toward you.

1 Peter 4:6

For the gospel has for this purpose been preached even to those who are dead, that though they are judged in the flesh as men, they may live in the spirit according to the will of God.

Isaiah 53:4-6

Surely our griefs He Himself bore, And our sorrows He carried; Yet we ourselves esteemed Him stricken, Smitten of God, and afflicted.

Daniel 9:26

"Then after the sixty-two weeks the Messiah will be cut off and have nothing, and the people of the prince who is to come will destroy the city and the sanctuary And its end will come with a flood; even to the end there will be war; desolations are determined.

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; He is just and endowed with salvation, Humble, and mounted on a donkey, Even on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

Matthew 27:19

While he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent him a message, saying, "Have nothing to do with that righteous Man; for last night I suffered greatly in a dream because of Him."

Matthew 27:24

When Pilate saw that he was accomplishing nothing, but rather that a riot was starting, he took water and washed his hands in front of the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this Man's blood; see to that yourselves."

Acts 3:14

"But you disowned the Holy and Righteous One and asked for a murderer to be granted to you,

Acts 22:14

"And he said, 'The God of our fathers has appointed you to know His will and to see the Righteous One and to hear an utterance from His mouth.

Romans 5:2

through whom also we have obtained our introduction by faith into this grace in which we stand; and we exult in hope of the glory of God.

Romans 5:6-8

For while we were still helpless, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.

Romans 8:11

But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you.

2 Corinthians 1:24

Not that we lord it over your faith, but are workers with you for your joy; for in your faith you are standing firm.

Galatians 1:4

who gave Himself for our sins so that He might rescue us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father,

Galatians 3:13

Christ redeemed us from the curse of the Law, having become a curse for us--for it is written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO HANGS ON A TREE"--

Ephesians 2:16-18

and might reconcile them both in one body to God through the cross, by it having put to death the enmity.

Colossians 1:21-22

And although you were formerly alienated and hostile in mind, engaged in evil deeds,

Titus 2:14

who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.

James 5:6

You have condemned and put to death the righteous man; he does not resist you.

1 Peter 2:21-24

For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps,



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