Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

For he wishing to love life, and to see good days, let him cause his tongue to cease from evil, and his lips from speaking deceit:

New American Standard Bible

For,
The one who desires life, to love and see good days,
Must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit.

King James Version

For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:

Holman Bible

For the one who wants to love life
and to see good days
must keep his tongue from evil
and his lips from speaking deceit,

International Standard Version

"For the person who wants to love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit.

A Conservative Version

For he who wants to love life, and see good days, let him restrain his tongue from evil, and his lips not to speak deceit.

American Standard Version

For, He that would love life, And see good days, Let him refrain his tongue from evil, And his lips that they speak no guile:

Amplified

For,The one who wants to enjoy life and see good days [good—whether apparent or not],
Must keep his tongue free from evil and his lips from speaking guile (treachery, deceit).

An Understandable Version

For [Psalm 39:12 says], "The person who loves [his] life and wants to have happy days, should avoid saying anything bad or deceptive.

Anderson New Testament

For he that will love life, and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking guile:

Bible in Basic English

For it is said, Let the man who has a love of life, desiring to see good days, keep his tongue from evil and his lips from words of deceit:

Common New Testament

For, "He who would love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit.

Daniel Mace New Testament

" He that desires to live in prosperity, must restrain his tongue from detraction, and his lips from uttering falsehood:

Darby Translation

For he that will love life and see good days, let him cause his tongue to cease from evil and his lips that they speak no guile.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

"For he who is desirous to enjoy life, and to see good days, let him restrain his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking deceit.

Godbey New Testament

For let the one wishing to love life, and to see good days, cease his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking guile:

Goodspeed New Testament

For "Let him who would enjoy life And see happy days, Keep his tongue from evil, And his lips from uttering deceit.

John Wesley New Testament

For he that loveth life and desireth to see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips, that they speak no guile:

King James 2000

For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For "The one who wants to love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and [his] lips must not speak deceit.

Modern King James verseion

For he that wants to love life and to see good days, let him restrain his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking guile.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If any man long after life, and loveth to see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips, that they speak not guile:

Moffatt New Testament

he who would love Life and enjoy good days, let him keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking guile:

Montgomery New Testament

He who would love life and enjoy happy days, Let him keep his tongue from evil, And his lips from speaking guile;

NET Bible

For the one who wants to love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from uttering deceit.

New Heart English Bible

For, "He who would love life, and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking deceit.

Noyes New Testament

"For he that would love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking guile;

Sawyer New Testament

For he that will love life and see good days, let him withhold his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit,

The Emphasized Bible

For, he that desireth to love, life, and to see good days, Let him cause his tongue to cease from mischief, and lips, that they speak not deceit;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

"For he that would love life, and see good days, let him restrain his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking guile.

Twentieth Century New Testament

'He who would enjoy life And see happy days-- let him keep his tongue from evil And his lips from deceitful words,

Webster

For he that will love life, and see good days, let him restrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:

Weymouth New Testament

For "He who wishes to be well-satisfied with life and see happy days-- let him restrain his tongue from evil, and his lips from deceitful words;

Williams New Testament

For "Whoever wants to enjoy life and see delightful days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit.

World English Bible

For, "He who would love life, and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking deceit.

Worrell New Testament

For, "He who wishes to love life, and to see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking guile;

Worsley New Testament

"For he that would desire life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile;

Youngs Literal Translation

for 'he who is willing to love life, and to see good days, let him guard his tongue from evil, and his lips -- not to speak guile;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

he that will
θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

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

see
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

παύω 
Pauo 
Usage: 15

his



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

γλῶσσα 
Glossa 
Usage: 48

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

κακός 
Kakos 
Usage: 46

χεῖλος 
Cheilos 
Usage: 5

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 3:10

Devotionals containing 1 Peter 3:10

References

Images 1 Peter 3:10

Prayers for 1 Peter 3:10

Context Readings

Called To Inherit A Blessing

9 Not returning evil for evil, or railing for railing: and on the contrary prayer; knowing that to this were ye called, that ye might inherit praise. 10 For he wishing to love life, and to see good days, let him cause his tongue to cease from evil, and his lips from speaking deceit: 11 Let him bend away from evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and follow it.


Cross References

Psalm 34:12-16

Who the man desiring life, loving days, to see good?

Proverbs 3:2

For length of days and years of life, and peace they shall add to thee.

Proverbs 3:18

She is a tree of life to all holding upon her: and happy he holding her fast

Proverbs 4:22

For they are life to those finding them, and healing to all their flesh.

Proverbs 8:35

For he finding me, the finding of life, and he shall bnng forth acceptance from Jehovah.

James 1:26

If any among you seem to be religious, bridling not his tongue, but deceiving his heart, the religion of this one vain.

Deuteronomy 32:47

For it is not an empty word for you, but it is your life; and in this word ye shall prolong the days upon the land which ye pass through Jordan there to inherit it

Job 2:4

And the adversary will answer Jehovah and say, Skin for skin, and all which is to a man he will give for his soul.

Job 7:7-8

Remember that my life is wind: mine eyes shall not turn back to see good

Job 9:25

My days were swift above a runner: they fled, they saw not good.

Job 33:28

Redeem my soul from passing into the pit, and my life shall look upon light

Psalm 27:13

Unless I believed to look upon the goodness of Jehovah in the land of the living.

Psalm 49:19

It shall go even to the generation of his fathers; even forever they shall not see light

Psalm 106:5

To see the goodness of thy chosen ones, to be glad in the gladness of thy nation, to boast with thine inheritance.

Ecclesiastes 2:3

I examined in my heart to draw my flesh with wine, and my heart led in wisdom; and to lay hold upon folly till that I shall see what this good to the sons of man which they will do under the heavens the number of the days of their life.

Matthew 13:16-17

But happy your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear.

Matthew 19:17

And he said to him, Why sayest thou me good? None is good except one, God; but if thou wouldst come into life, keep the commands.

Mark 8:35

For whoever wills to save his life shall lose it; and whoever should lose his life for my sake and the good news, the same shall save it.

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and he says of him, Behold truly an Israelite, in whom is no deceit!

John 12:25

He loving his soul shall lose it; but he hating his soul in this world, shall guard it for life eternal.

James 3:1-10

Be ye not many teachers, my brethren, knowing that we shall receive the greater judgment.

1 Peter 2:1

Therefore setting aside all wickedness, and all artifice, and dissimulation; and envies, and all calumnies,

1 Peter 2:22

Who did no sin, nor was deceit found in his mouth:

Revelation 14:5

And guile was not found in their mouth: for they are blameless before the throne of God.

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