Parallel Verses

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].

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.

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.

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.

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 [Lev. 11:44f], "You shall be holy [i.e., separated from sin] even as I am holy." 17 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]. 18 You [should] know that you were bought back [from Satan], from your useless way of life, inherited from your forefathers, not with such perishable things as silver and gold,


Cross References

Matthew 6:9

Therefore, you should pray this way: 'Our Father in heaven, may your name be highly honored.

2 Corinthians 7:1

[So], since we have these promises [See 6:16-18], dear ones, we should purify ourselves from everything that pollutes [our] body and spirit while living lives completely separated [from sin], out of reverence for God.

Hebrews 12:28

Therefore, we should be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken [i.e., the church. See Col. 1:13; Rev. 1:6, 9]. So, with reverence and awe, we should serve God in a way that pleases Him,

Romans 11:20

True, but they [i.e., the Jews] were [really] broken off because they did not believe [in Christ], and you [Gentiles] remain [in God's favor] because you do believe [in Him]. So, do not become arrogant [about it], but be fearful.

1 Peter 2:11

My dearly loved ones, I urge you, as a people who are foreigners and strangers [in this world], do not give in to sinful desires, which wage war against the soul.

1 Peter 2:11

My dearly loved ones, I urge you, as a people who are foreigners and strangers [in this world], do not give in to sinful desires, which wage war against the soul.

1 Peter 2:11

My dearly loved ones, I urge you, as a people who are foreigners and strangers [in this world], do not give in to sinful desires, which wage war against the soul.

1 Peter 2:11

My dearly loved ones, I urge you, as a people who are foreigners and strangers [in this world], do not give in to sinful desires, which wage war against the soul.

1 Peter 2:11

My dearly loved ones, I urge you, as a people who are foreigners and strangers [in this world], do not give in to sinful desires, which wage war against the soul.

1 Peter 2:11

My dearly loved ones, I urge you, as a people who are foreigners and strangers [in this world], do not give in to sinful desires, which wage war against the soul.

1 Peter 2:11

My dearly loved ones, I urge you, as a people who are foreigners and strangers [in this world], do not give in to sinful desires, which wage war against the soul.

1 Peter 2:11

My dearly loved ones, I urge you, as a people who are foreigners and strangers [in this world], do not give in to sinful desires, which wage war against the soul.

1 Peter 2:11

My dearly loved ones, I urge you, as a people who are foreigners and strangers [in this world], do not give in to sinful desires, which wage war against the soul.

1 Peter 2:11

My dearly loved ones, I urge you, as a people who are foreigners and strangers [in this world], do not give in to sinful desires, which wage war against the soul.

1 Peter 2:11

My dearly loved ones, I urge you, as a people who are foreigners and strangers [in this world], do not give in to sinful desires, which wage war against the soul.

Matthew 7:7-11

"Ask [God for something] and it will be given to you; look [to God for something] and you will find it; knock [on the door of opportunity] and it will be opened up to you.

Matthew 22:16

So, they sent their disciples, [along] with the Herodians to Him [Note: These were members of a political party favoring King Herod], saying, "Teacher, we know that you are sincere, and that you teach the truth about God's way. You do not care for [i.e., do not fear or give in to] anyone or allow the position of any person to influence you.

Acts 10:34-35

Then Peter began to speak. He said, "I perceive that God truly does not show favoritism toward anyone,

Romans 2:10-11

But [He will bring] glory, honor and peace upon every person who does what is good; upon the Jews first, then also upon the Greeks,

2 Corinthians 1:2

May [God's] unearned favor be yours, [along with] peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Corinthians 5:6

So, we are always encouraged and know that, while we are at home in our [physical] body, we are away from the Lord,

2 Corinthians 7:11

See how the very fact that you were made sorry from a godly motive has produced earnestness in you! [It produced] a desire to vindicate yourselves [i.e., by making amends for your wrongdoing]; an attitude of just anger [i.e., toward the wrongdoers]; a sense of fear [i.e., a fear of God for doing wrong]; an eager desire [i.e., to do the right thing]; a zeal [i.e., to correct problems]; and an attitude of avenging [i.e., that punished the wrongdoer]. You demonstrated in everything [you did] that you were pure [i.e., innocent] in this matter. [Note: This whole description of their conduct appears to be a reference to the incident mentioned in 2:1-11].

Galatians 2:6

These apostles, who were highly regarded (although it really does not matter to me what they are, for God does not show partiality to any particular person); these men, I say, provided me with nothing [concerning the Gospel message].

Ephesians 1:17

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, will give you a spirit [i.e., a disposition] of wisdom and revelation [or, "give you the spiritual gifts of wisdom and revelation"], so you can have full knowledge of God.

Ephesians 3:14

This is the reason that I bow my knees [in prayer] to the Father,

Ephesians 6:9

And you masters should treat your slaves the same way; do not threaten them, knowing that God, who is both their Master and yours, is in heaven and He does not respect any particular person [over another].

Philippians 2:12

So then, my dear ones, just as you people were always obedient [to my teaching] when I was there with you, so now, in my absence [also], be [obedient] all the more. [Continue to] complete your own salvation [i.e., by living faithfully to the end. See Rom. 13:11] with fear and trembling [i.e., with a reverent and submissive spirit],

Colossians 3:25

And the person who does what is wrong will be repaid for his wrongdoing, for there is no favoritism [with God].

Hebrews 4:1

So, as long as God's promise of entering into a state of rest with Him [still] remains, we should fear that someone among you will appear [in the end] to have fallen short of [attaining] it. [Note: In this section "entering into rest" refers to Israel entering Canaan (verses 6, 8) and to Christians entering heaven (verses 3, 9). The "Sabbath day rest" is represented as a type of both].

Hebrews 11:13-16

These people [all] continued to have faith until they died, [even though] they had not obtained [all] the things God had promised, but had [only] seen them and welcomed them from a distance. And they had confessed to being strangers and aliens on earth.

1 Peter 3:15

But instead, set aside a place in your hearts where Christ is [in full control as] Lord, and be prepared always to give a suitable reply to every person who asks you for a reason why you have an inner hope. But [be sure you do it] in a meek and respectful way, however.

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