1 Peter 4:16



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

but if anyone suffers as a Christian, he is not to be ashamed, but is to glorify God in this name.

King James Version

Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.

International Standard Version

But if you suffer for being a Christian, do not feel ashamed, but glorify God with that name.

A Conservative Version

But if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in this regard.

American Standard Version

but if a man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God in this name.

Amplified

But if [one is ill-treated and suffers] as a Christian [which he is contemptuously called], let him not be ashamed, but give glory to God that he is [deemed worthy to suffer] in this name.

An Understandable Version

But if a person should have to suffer because he is a Christian, he should not be ashamed [of it], but instead, he should bring honor to God by [wearing] the name [of Christ].

Anderson New Testament

But if any one suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God on this account.

Bible in Basic English

But if he undergoes punishment as a Christian, that is no shame to him; let him give glory to God in this name.

Common New Testament

yet if one suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but under that name let him glorify God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but whoever suffers as a christian, let him not be asham'd, but rather give thanks to God upon that account.

Darby Translation

but if as a christian, let him not be ashamed, but glorify God in this name.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

However, if any one suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him even glorify God on that account.

Godbey New Testament

but if as a Christian, be not ashamed, but glorify God in this name.

Goodspeed New Testament

but if a man suffers for being a Christian, he must not be ashamed of it, but must do honor to God through that name.

Holman Bible

But if [anyone suffers] as a Christian, he should not be ashamed, but should glorify God with that name.

John Wesley New Testament

Yet if any suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God on this behalf.

Julia Smith Translation

And if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; and let him praise God in this portion.

King James 2000

Yet if any man suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But if [someone suffers] as a Christian, he must not be ashamed, but must glorify God with this name.

Modern King James verseion

But if one suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God because of this.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If any man suffer as a Christian man, let him not be ashamed: but let him glorify God on his behalf.

Moffatt New Testament

but if a man suffers for being a Christian, he must not be ashamed, he must rather glorify God for that.

Montgomery New Testament

But if any man is suffering as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him ever glorify God in this Name.

NET Bible

But if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but glorify God that you bear such a name.

New Heart English Bible

But if one of you suffers for being a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God in this name.

New simplified Bible

If a man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God in this name.

Noyes New Testament

but if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in this name.

Sawyer New Testament

but as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, let him glorify God on this account.

The Emphasized Bible

But, if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but be glorifying God in this name.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him give glory to God on this very account.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But, if a man suffers as a Christian, do not let him be ashamed of it; let him bring honour to God even though he bears that name.

Webster

Yet if any man suffereth as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.

Weymouth New Testament

If, however, any one suffers because he is a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God for being permitted to bear that name.

Williams New Testament

but if anyone suffers for being a Christian, he must not be ashamed of it, but should keep on praising God for bearing this name.

World English Bible

But if one of you suffers for being a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God in this matter.

Worrell New Testament

but, if one suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in this name.

Worsley New Testament

But if any suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God herein.

Youngs Literal Translation

and if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; and let him glorify God in this respect;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if , whether , that , not tr ,
Usage: 218

ὡς 
Hos 
as , when , how , as it were , about ,
Usage: 417

Χριστιανός 
Christianos 
Usage: 3

αἰσχύνομαι 
Aischuno 
Usage: 4

not
μή 
me 
not , no , that not , God forbid 9 , lest , neither , no man , but , none , not translated ,
Usage: 493

αἰσχύνομαι 
Aischuno 
Usage: 4

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

δοξάζω 
Doxazo 
Usage: 42

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

on
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

τούτῳ 
Touto 
Usage: 68

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 4:16

Context Readings

Sharing The Sufferings Of Christ

15 Make sure that none of you suffers as a murderer, or thief, or evildoer, or a troublesome meddler; 16 but if anyone suffers as a Christian, he is not to be ashamed, but is to glorify God in this name. 17 For it is time for judgment to begin with the household of God; and if it begins with us first, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God?


Cross References

Acts 5:41

So they went on their way from the presence of the Council, rejoicing that they had been considered worthy to suffer shame for His name.

Acts 26:28

Agrippa replied to Paul, "In a short time you will persuade me to become a Christian."

Acts 11:26

and when he had found him, he brought him to Antioch And for an entire year they met with the church and taught considerable numbers; and the disciples were first called Christians in Antioch.

Isaiah 24:15

Therefore glorify the LORD in the east, The name of the LORD, the God of Israel, In the coastlands of the sea.

Isaiah 50:7

For the Lord GOD helps Me, Therefore, I am not disgraced; Therefore, I have set My face like flint, And I know that I will not be ashamed.

Isaiah 54:4

"Fear not, for you will not be put to shame; And do not feel humiliated, for you will not be disgraced; But you will forget the shame of your youth, And the reproach of your widowhood you will remember no more.

Romans 5:2-5

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.

Ephesians 3:13-15

Therefore I ask you not to lose heart at my tribulations on your behalf, for they are your glory.

Philippians 1:20

according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I will not be put to shame in anything, but that with all boldness, Christ will even now, as always, be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.

Philippians 1:29

For to you it has been granted for Christ's sake, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake,

2 Timothy 1:12

For this reason I also suffer these things, but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed and I am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him until that day.

Hebrews 12:2-3

fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

James 1:2-4

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,

1 Peter 3:17-18

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.

1 Peter 4:19

Therefore, those also who suffer according to the will of God shall entrust their souls to a faithful Creator in doing what is right.



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