Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

As obedient children, do not pattern your lives after the evil desires you formerly had when you were ignorant,

New American Standard Bible

As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance,

King James Version

As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:

Holman Bible

As obedient children, do not be conformed to the desires of your former ignorance.

International Standard Version

As obedient children, do not be shaped by the desires that used to influence you when you were ignorant.

A Conservative Version

As children of obedience, not fashioning yourselves to the former desires in your ignorance,

American Standard Version

as children of obedience, not fashioning yourselves according to your former lusts in the time of your ignorance:

Amplified

[Live] as obedient children [of God]; do not be conformed to the evil desires which governed you in your ignorance [before you knew the requirements and transforming power of the good news regarding salvation].

Anderson New Testament

as obedient children, not conforming yourselves to the desires which you formerly had in your ignorance;

Bible in Basic English

Like children ruled by God, do not go back to the old desires of the time when you were without knowledge:

Common New Testament

As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance,

Daniel Mace New Testament

as obedient children be no longer influenc'd by those passions, which were the effects of your former ignorance.

Darby Translation

as children of obedience, not conformed to your former lusts in your ignorance;

Godbey New Testament

As children of obedience, not being fashioned after your former lusts in ignorance:

Goodspeed New Testament

Like obedient children, do not adapt yourselves to the cravings you used to follow when you were ignorant,

John Wesley New Testament

As obedient children, not conforming yourselves to your former desires, in your ignorance;

Julia Smith Translation

As children of obedience, not as formerly conforming yourselves to eager desire in your ignorance:

King James 2000

As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:

Lexham Expanded Bible

As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former desires [you used to conform to] in your ignorance,

Modern King James verseion

as obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

as obedient children, not fashioning yourselves unto your old lusts of ignorance:

Moffatt New Testament

Be obedient children, instead of moulding yourselves to the passions that once ruled the days of your ignorance;

Montgomery New Testament

Like obedient children, do not fashion yourselves according to the former passions of your days of ignorance,

NET Bible

Like obedient children, do not comply with the evil urges you used to follow in your ignorance,

New Heart English Bible

as children of obedience, not conforming yourselves according to your former lusts as in your ignorance,

Noyes New Testament

as children of obedience, not conforming yourselves to the former lusts in your ignorance;

Sawyer New Testament

As obedient children, not conforming yourselves to the desires of your former ignorance,

The Emphasized Bible

As obedient persons, not configuring yourselves unto your former covetings in your ignorance:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

as obedient children, not conformed to the former passions of the days of your ignorance:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Be like obedient children; do not let your lives be shaped by the passions which once swayed you in the days of your ignorance,

Webster

As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:

Weymouth New Testament

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

Williams New Testament

As obedient children, stop molding your character by the evil desires you used to cherish when you did not know any better,

World English Bible

as children of obedience, not conforming yourselves according to your former lusts as in your ignorance,

Worrell New Testament

as children of obedience, not conforming yourselves to the former desires in your ignorance;

Worsley New Testament

as children of obedience, not conforming yourselves to the former lusts in your ignorance:

Youngs Literal Translation

as obedient children, not fashioning yourselves to the former desires in your ignorance,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

ὑπακοή 
Hupakoe 
Usage: 15

τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

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

συσχηματίζω 
Suschematizo 
Usage: 2

the former
πρότερον 
Proteron 
Usage: 9

ἐπιθυμία 
Epithumia 
Usage: 35

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

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 1:14

Images 1 Peter 1:14

Prayers for 1 Peter 1:14

Context Readings

Be Holy In All Your Conduct

13 So, gather your thoughts together for action, take control of yourselves and focus your hope completely on God's unearned favor, which will be brought to you by Jesus Christ when He returns. 14 As obedient children, do not pattern your lives after the evil desires you formerly had when you were ignorant, 15 but according to the Holy One, who called you [i.e., God], you people also should become holy [i.e., separated for God's service] in all your conduct,


Cross References

Romans 12:2

And you people must not be conformed to [the values and standards of] this age, but you should become transformed [i.e., changed in attitude and action] by having your mind renewed [i.e., to think in a totally different way]. Then you will be able to determine [and practice] God's will, the thing that is good, and acceptable and perfect.

Acts 17:30

Now God made allowance for the times when people were still uninformed [about His complete will], but now [in the Gospel age] He requires all people everywhere to repent [i.e., change their hearts and lives].

1 Peter 4:2-3

So then, you should no longer live the rest of your lives [to satisfy] the sinful desires of your body, but to do what God wants.

Romans 6:4

Therefore, we were buried with Him through [our] immersion [in water] into [a relationship with] His death, so that, just like Christ was raised up from the dead through the glorious power of the Father, so we also can [be raised up from the water to] live a new life.

Ephesians 2:2

You practiced such things when you lived according to the evil ways of this world, and according to the ruler of the [spiritual] powers of the air. [Note: This refers to Satan, whose influence permeates life around us]. He is the [evil] spirit who is now at work in people who are disobedient [to God].

Ephesians 4:18-22

Their understanding [of spiritual things] is darkened and excluded from the [spiritual] life that God gives, because of the ignorance in their minds and the stubbornness in their hearts.

Ephesians 5:6

Do not let anyone deceive you with empty words, for because of such things, the wrath of God will fall upon people who are disobedient [to Him].

Colossians 3:5-7

So, put to death [i.e., stop practicing the desires of] your physical bodies [such as] sexual immorality, [moral] impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is [in reality] idolatry.

1 Thessalonians 4:5

not in passionate lust, as the [unconverted] Gentiles, who do not know God, do.

Titus 3:3-5

For we [Christians] were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various kinds of [evil] desires and [sinful] pleasures. [We used to] live in malice and envy, hating people and being hated by them.

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