Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And if ye call on a Father, him who judges impartially according to each man's work, live the time of your sojourn in fear.

New American Standard Bible

If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one’s work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay on earth;

King James Version

And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear:

Holman Bible

And if you address as Father the One who judges impartially based on each one’s work, you are to conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your temporary residence.

International Standard Version

If you call "Father" the one who judges everyone impartially according to what they have done, you must live in reverent fear as long as you are strangers in a strange land.

American Standard Version

And if ye call on him as Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to each man's work, pass the time of your sojourning in fear:

Amplified

If you address as Father, the One who impartially judges according to each one’s work, conduct yourselves in [reverent] fear [of Him] and with profound respect for Him throughout the time of your stay on earth.

An Understandable Version

And if you call upon [God as] your Father, who judges each person's work impartially, [then] conduct yourselves during the time you spend in this life showing reverence [to God].

Anderson New Testament

And since you call on the Father, who, without respect of persons, judges according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning in fear:

Bible in Basic English

And if you give the name of Father to him who, judging every man by his acts, has no respect for a man's position, then go in fear while you are on this earth:

Common New Testament

If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one's work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your exile on earth.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and since you invoke him as your father, who without respect of persons judges every one according to his actions; while you are passing thro' this world, be fearful of offending him:

Darby Translation

And if ye invoke as Father him who, without regard of persons, judges according to the work of each, pass your time of sojourn in fear,

Godbey New Testament

And if you call upon the Father, the One judging without respect of persons according to the work of each, pass the time of your sojourn with fear,

Goodspeed New Testament

And if you address him as Father who judges everyone impartially by what he does, you must live reverently all the time you stay here,

John Wesley New Testament

And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning in fear:

Julia Smith Translation

And if ye call upon the Father, judging without distinction of persons according to the work of each, in fear be occupied in the time of your sojourning:

King James 2000

And if you call on the Father, who without respect of persons judges according to every man's work, pass the time of your exile here in fear:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And if you call on [him] [as] Father who judges impartially according to each one's work, conduct yourselves with fear during the time of your temporary residence,

Modern King James verseion

And if you call on the Father, who without respect of persons judges according to the work of each one, pass the time of your earthly residence in fear,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And if so be that ye call on the father, which without respect of person judgeth according to every man's works, see that ye pass the time of your pilgrimage in fear:

Moffatt New Testament

And as you call upon a Father who judges everyone impartially by what he has done, be reverent in your conduct while you sojourn here below;

Montgomery New Testament

And since you call upon him as Father, who impartially judges each one according to his deeds, pass the time of your sojourning here in reverence.

NET Bible

And if you address as Father the one who impartially judges according to each one's work, live out the time of your temporary residence here in reverence.

New Heart English Bible

If you call on him as Father, who without respect of persons judges according to each man's work, pass the time of your living as foreigners here in reverent fear:

Noyes New Testament

And if ye call him Father who without respect of persons judgeth according to each ones work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear;

Sawyer New Testament

And if you call on the Father, who without respect of persons judges according to each one's work, spend the time of your life with fear,

The Emphasized Bible

And, if, as Father, ye are invoking him who, without respect of persons, judgeth according to each man's work, with reverence, for the time of your sojourning, behave ye;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And if ye invoke him as Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, conduct yourselves during the time of your sojourning with [jealous] fear:

Twentieth Century New Testament

And since you call upon him as 'Father,' who judges every one impartially by what he has done, let reverence be the spirit of your lives during the time of your stay upon earth.

Webster

And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear:

Weymouth New Testament

And if you address as your Father Him who judges impartially in accordance with each man's actions, then spend in fear the time of your stay here on earth,

Williams New Testament

And if you address as Father, Him who judges everyone impartially in accordance with what he does, you must live reverently all your fleeting stay on earth,

World English Bible

If you call on him as Father, who without respect of persons judges according to each man's work, pass the time of your living as foreigners here in reverent fear:

Worrell New Testament

And, if ye call on Him as Father, Who, without respect of persons, judgeth according to each one's work, pass the time of your sojourning in fear;

Worsley New Testament

And if ye call upon the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear:

Youngs Literal Translation

and if on the Father ye do call, who without acceptance of persons is judging according to the work of each, in fear the time of your sojourn pass ye,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

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

ye call on
ἐπικαλέομαι 
Epikaleomai 
Usage: 32

the Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

who

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

ἀπροσωπολήπτως 
Aprosopoleptos 
Usage: 1

κρίνω 
Krino 
Usage: 84

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

ἕκαστος 
hekastos 
Usage: 73

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

ἀναστρέφω 
Anastrepho 
Usage: 11

the time
χρόνος 
Chronos 
Usage: 41

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

παροικία 
Paroikia 
Usage: 2

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 1:17

Images 1 Peter 1:17

Prayers for 1 Peter 1:17

Context Readings

Be Holy In All Your Conduct

16 because it is written, Become ye holy, since I am holy. 17 And if ye call on a Father, him who judges impartially according to each man's work, live the time of your sojourn in fear. 18 Knowing that ye were redeemed from your vain behavior inherited from fathers, not with perishable silver or gold,


Cross References

Matthew 6:9

Pray ye therefore this way: Our Father in the heavens, hallowed be thy name.

2 Corinthians 7:1

Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every filthiness of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in fear of God.

Hebrews 12:28

Therefore, receiving an immovable kingdom, we may have grace, through which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and awe.

Romans 11:20

Correct! They were broken off for their unbelief, and thou stand by thy faith. Be not high-minded but fear,

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I beseech you as aliens and sojourners, to abstain from the fleshly lusts, which war against the soul.

Genesis 47:9

And Jacob said to Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are a hundred and thirty years. Few and evil have been the days of the years of my life, and they have not attained to the days of the years of the life of my father

Deuteronomy 10:17

For LORD your God, he is God of gods, and LORD of lords, the great God, the mighty, and the awesome, who regards not persons, nor takes reward.

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as all our fathers were. Our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no abiding.

2 Chronicles 19:7

Now therefore let the fear of LORD be upon you. Take heed and do it. For there is no iniquity with LORD our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of bribes.

Job 34:19

who does not respect the persons of rulers, nor regards the rich more than the poor. For they all are the work of his hands.

Psalm 39:12

Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear to my cry. Keep not silent at my tears, for I am a stranger with thee, a sojourner, as all my fathers were.

Proverbs 14:16

A wise man fears, and departs from evil, but the fool bears himself insolently, and is confident.

Proverbs 28:14

Happy is the man who fears always, but he who hardens his heart shall fall into mischief.

Proverbs 28:14

Happy is the man who fears always, but he who hardens his heart shall fall into mischief.

Zephaniah 3:9

For then I will turn to the peoples of a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of LORD, to serve him with one consent.

Matthew 7:7-11

Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and ye will find. Knock, and it will be opened to you.

Matthew 22:16

And they send out their disciples to him, with the Herodians, saying, Teacher, we know that thou are true, and teach the way of God in truth, and it is not a concern to thee about a man, for thou look not to the personage of men.

Acts 10:34-35

And having opened his mouth, Peter said, In truth, I am overwhelmed that God is not partial,

Romans 2:10-11

but glory and esteem and peace to every man who works good, both to the Jew first, and to the Greek.

2 Corinthians 1:2

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Corinthians 5:6

Therefore always being confident, and knowing that while at home in the body we are absent from the Lord,

2 Corinthians 7:11

For behold this same thing--your grieving toward God. How much eagerness it worked in you, even a defense, even indignation, even fear, even longing, even zeal, even vengeance! In everything ye demonstrated yourselves to be pure in

Galatians 2:6

But from those who were reputed to be something (what kind they were formerly, it makes no difference to me, God does not accept a personage of man), for those who were of repute added nothing to me,

Ephesians 1:17

So that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in knowledge of him,

Ephesians 3:14

For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Ephesians 6:9

And ye masters, do the same things to them, easing up the threats, knowing also that the master of you yourselves is in the heavens, and there is no partiality from him.

Philippians 2:12

Therefore my beloved, just as ye have always obeyed, not only as in my presence, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

Colossians 3:25

And he who does wrong will be recompensed what he did wrong, and there is no partiality.

Hebrews 4:1

Let us be afraid therefore, lest, a promise being left behind to enter into his rest, any of you should seem to have come short.

Hebrews 11:13-16

All these died in faith, not having taken the promises, but who saw and greeted them from afar, and who confessed that they were foreigners and sojourners on the earth.

1 Peter 3:15

but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts. And always be ready for a defense to every man who asks you a word about the hope in you, with mildness and fear.

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