Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

Through Him we have an inheritance that cannot be corrupted or contaminated, and will never disappear; it is reserved in heaven for you.

New American Standard Bible

to obtain an inheritance which is imperishable and undefiled and will not fade away, reserved in heaven for you,

King James Version

To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,

Holman Bible

and into an inheritance that is imperishable, uncorrupted, and unfading, kept in heaven for you.

International Standard Version

and to an inheritance kept in heaven for you that can't be destroyed, corrupted, or changed.

A Conservative Version

for an inheritance imperishable, and undefiled, and unfading, reserved in heavens for you,

American Standard Version

unto an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,

Amplified

[born anew] into an inheritance which is imperishable [beyond the reach of change] and undefiled and unfading, reserved in heaven for you,

Anderson New Testament

in respect to an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fades not away, reserved in heaven for us,

Bible in Basic English

And a heritage fair, holy and for ever new, waiting in heaven for you,

Common New Testament

to obtain an inheritance which is imperishable and undefiled and will not fade away, kept in heaven for you,

Daniel Mace New Testament

in the enjoyment of a state, that can never change or decay, a state reserv'd in heaven for us,

Darby Translation

to an incorruptible and undefiled and unfading inheritance, reserved in the heavens for you,

Godbey New Testament

unto an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and never fading, having been kept in the heavens unto you,

Goodspeed New Testament

and to an imperishable, unsullied, and unfading inheritance, which is kept safe for you in heaven,

John Wesley New Testament

To an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,

Julia Smith Translation

To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and unfading, kept in the heavens for us,

King James 2000

To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fades not away, reserved in heaven for you,

Lexham Expanded Bible

into an inheritance imperishable and undefiled and unfading, reserved in heaven for you

Modern King James verseion

to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled, and unfading, reserved in Heaven for you

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

to enjoy an inheritance immortal, and undefiled, and that perisheth not; reserved in heaven for you

Moffatt New Testament

born to an unscathed, inviolate, unfading inheritance; it is kept in heaven for you,

Montgomery New Testament

and into an inheritance imperishable and undefiled and fadeless, which has been kept in heaven for you

NET Bible

that is, into an inheritance imperishable, undefiled, and unfading. It is reserved in heaven for you,

New Heart English Bible

to an incorruptible and undefiled inheritance that does not fade away, reserved in Heaven for you,

Noyes New Testament

to an inheritance imperishable, and undefiled, and unfading, reserved in heaven for you,

Sawyer New Testament

to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled and unfading, kept in heaven for you

The Emphasized Bible

Unto an inheritance, incorruptible and undefiled and unfading, reserved in the heavens for you

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and unfading, reserved in the heavens for you,

Twentieth Century New Testament

given us the new Life of undying hope, that promises an inheritance, imperishable, stainless, unfading, which has been reserved for you in Heaven--

Webster

To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,

Weymouth New Testament

to an inheritance imperishable, undefiled and unfading, which has been reserved in Heaven for you,

Williams New Testament

yes, to an inheritance that is imperishable, unsullied, and unfading, which is kept in heaven for you

World English Bible

to an incorruptible and undefiled inheritance that doesn't fade away, reserved in Heaven for you,

Worrell New Testament

to an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and unfading; kept in Heaven for you,

Worsley New Testament

to an inheritance incorruptible, undefiled, and unfading, reserved in heaven for you,

Youngs Literal Translation

to an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and unfading, reserved in the heavens for you,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
To
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

κληρονομία 
Kleronomia 
Usage: 11

ἄφθαρτος 
Aphthartos 
Usage: 7

and



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

ἀμίαντος 
amiantos 
Usage: 4

ἀμάραντος 
amarantos 
Usage: 1

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

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

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

for
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 1:4

Devotionals containing 1 Peter 1:4

Images 1 Peter 1:4

Prayers for 1 Peter 1:4

Context Readings

A New Birth To A Living Hope

3 God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, is to be praised for being so merciful as to have given us a new birth, which provides for us a hope of never ending life through the means of Jesus Christ's return from the dead. 4 Through Him we have an inheritance that cannot be corrupted or contaminated, and will never disappear; it is reserved in heaven for you. 5 Through God's power you are protected by [your] faith, so that you can expect to be saved in the end.


Cross References

Colossians 1:5

[You have these qualities] because of the hope stored up for you in heaven, which [hope] you previously heard about through the message of truth when the Gospel

2 Timothy 4:8

So, now there is a crown of righteousness reserved for me, which the Lord, who is a just Judge, will award me on that day [i.e., the judgment day], and not to me only, but also to everyone who has loved [the prospect of] His appearing.

1 Peter 5:4

And when the Supreme Shepherd [i.e., Jesus] comes back, you will receive [for your effort] a glorious crown [of reward] that will never fade away [Note: The idea of "fading away" is suggested by the laurel wreath bestowed on the winner of an athletic contest].

Acts 20:32

"Now I commit you [elders] to God and to the message of His unearned favor which can build you up [spiritually] and provide you with the inheritance [of never ending life], along with others who are [specially] set apart [for God].

Acts 20:32

"Now I commit you [elders] to God and to the message of His unearned favor which can build you up [spiritually] and provide you with the inheritance [of never ending life], along with others who are [specially] set apart [for God].

Acts 20:32-8

"Now I commit you [elders] to God and to the message of His unearned favor which can build you up [spiritually] and provide you with the inheritance [of never ending life], along with others who are [specially] set apart [for God].

Acts 20:32

"Now I commit you [elders] to God and to the message of His unearned favor which can build you up [spiritually] and provide you with the inheritance [of never ending life], along with others who are [specially] set apart [for God].

Matthew 25:34

Then the King will say to those at His right side, 'You who are blessed by my Father, come and receive the kingdom which has been prepared for you since the creation of the world,

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes [to the truth] so they will turn from darkness to light and from the power [i.e., the influence] of Satan to God. [Then] they can receive the forgiveness of sins and the inheritance [of never ending life], along with [all] those who are set apart [for God] by trusting in Me.'

Romans 8:17

And if we are [His] children, then we have an inheritance from God [i.e., blessings here and hereafter] and are fellow-sharers with Christ [of such blessings], providing we [are willing to] suffer with Him, so we can also be honored with Him [i.e., in the future life. See verses 18-25].

1 Corinthians 9:25

And everyone who [strenuously] competes in athletic events exercises self-control during training. Now they do this to receive a laurel wreath that withers, but we [do it to receive] a lasting crown.

1 Corinthians 15:52-54

in a split second, as quickly as the twinkle of an eye, when the last trumpet blows. For the trumpet will blow and dead people [i.e., believers] will be raised up, never to decay again, and [the living] will be changed [i.e., physically and spiritually].

Galatians 3:18

For if the inheritance [of never ending life] can be obtained by [obeying the requirements of] the law of Moses, it would not come from the promise [of God]; but God provided [this inheritance] for Abraham according to [His] promise.

Ephesians 1:11

It is in [fellowship with] Christ that we [Jewish Christians] also were selected as [God's] inheritance [i.e., to receive His never ending blessings], having been predetermined according to the plan of God, who works out everything in harmony with what He wants.

Ephesians 1:14

He is a down payment of our inheritance, until God's own possession [i.e., His people] receives redemption. [Note: Here "redemption" refers to receiving a new body in heaven]. May this bring about praise to God's splendor.

Ephesians 1:18

I pray that your minds will be enlightened so that you will know what the hope is, to which God has called you, and what the glorious abundance is, of God's inheritance in the saints [Note: Paul wanted them to appreciate the value God placed on them],

Colossians 1:12

[May you] give thanks to the Father who has enabled you to share [i.e., eventually] in the inheritance of the saints [i.e., God's holy people] in [the kingdom of] light.

Colossians 3:3-4

For you died [with Christ, See 2:20], and your life is [now] hidden with Christ in [fellowship with] God.

Hebrews 9:15

Therefore, Christ is the Mediator of a New Agreement, so that [all] those people who have been called [by God] can receive the promise of the never ending inheritance. [This is possible because] a death has taken place for the redemption of [people's] sins who lived under the first Agreement.

James 1:11

For the sun rises with its scorching heat and withers the grass [so that] its flower [blossoms] fall off, and its beautiful appearance is destroyed. In the same way, the wealthy person will fade away as he goes about his business [affairs].

1 Peter 3:9

Do not repay a wrong action with [another] wrong action, nor abusive [language] with [additional] abuse, but rather be a blessing [to one another]. For the purpose of your being called [by God] was so that you could receive a blessing [from Him eventually].

Revelation 21:27

And there will never be anything [morally] unclean allowed to enter it, nor any person who practices disgusting behavior [i.e., probably such sins as sexual perversion], or [any person] who is a liar. But the only ones [allowed there] are those [whose names are] recorded in the Lamb's book of life.

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