Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Let him turn away from mischief, and do good, Let him seek peace, and pursue it;

New American Standard Bible

He must turn away from evil and do good;
He must seek peace and pursue it.

King James Version

Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it.

Holman Bible

and he must turn away from evil
and do what is good.
He must seek peace and pursue it,

International Standard Version

He must turn away from evil and do good. He must seek peace and pursue it.

A Conservative Version

Let him turn away from evil, and do good. Let him seek peace, and pursue it.

American Standard Version

And let him turn away from evil, and do good; Let him seek peace, and pursue it.

Amplified


He must turn away from wickedness and do what is right.
He must search for peace [with God, with self, with others] and pursue it eagerly [actively—not merely desiring it].

An Understandable Version

He should turn away from wrong living and do what is good. He should desire peace and do whatever it takes to maintain it.

Anderson New Testament

let him turn from evil and do good: let him seek peace, and pursue it.

Bible in Basic English

And let him be turned from evil and do good; searching for peace and going after it with all his heart.

Common New Testament

He must turn away from evil and do good; he must seek peace and pursue it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he must avoid vice, practise virtue, seek peace, and persevere in the enquiry.

Darby Translation

And let him avoid evil, and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it;

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Let him turn away from evil, and do good; let him turn away from evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and pursue it.

Godbey New Testament

let him depart from evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and pursue it:

Goodspeed New Testament

Let him turn away from evil and do right, Let him seek peace and go after it.

John Wesley New Testament

Let him turn from evil and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it.

Julia Smith Translation

Let him bend away from evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and follow it.

King James 2000

Let him turn away from evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and pursue it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he must turn away from evil and do good; he must seek peace and pursue it.

Modern King James verseion

Let him turn aside from evil and do good. Let him seek peace and pursue it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let him eschew evil and do good: let him seek peace, and ensue it.

Moffatt New Testament

let him shun wrong and do right, let him seek peace and make peace his aim.

Montgomery New Testament

Let him turn from evil and do good, Let him seek peace, and pursue it.

NET Bible

And he must turn away from evil and do good; he must seek peace and pursue it.

New Heart English Bible

Let him turn away from evil, and do good. Let him seek peace, and pursue it.

Noyes New Testament

let him turn away from evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and pursue it.

Sawyer New Testament

let him abstain from evil and do good, let him seek peace and pursue it,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let him depart from every wicked thing, and do good; let him seek peace, and pursue it."

Twentieth Century New Testament

Let him turn from evil and do good, Let him seek for peace and follow after it;

Webster

Let him shun evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and pursue it.

Weymouth New Testament

Let him turn from evil, and do good; Let him inquire for peace and go in pursuit of it.

Williams New Testament

He must turn, too, away from evil and do right; He must seek peace and follow it,

World English Bible

Let him turn away from evil, and do good. Let him seek peace, and pursue it.

Worrell New Testament

and let him turn away from evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and pursue it;

Worsley New Testament

let him turn away from evil, and do good:

Youngs Literal Translation

let him turn aside from evil, and do good, let him seek peace and pursue it;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐκκλίνω 
Ekklino 
eschew, avoid, go out of the way
Usage: 3

κακός 
Kakos 
Usage: 46

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

do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79

εἰρήνη 
Eirene 
Usage: 71

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 3:11

References

Images 1 Peter 3:11

Prayers for 1 Peter 3:11

Context Readings

Called To Inherit A Blessing

10 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; 11 Let him turn away from mischief, and do good, Let him seek peace, and pursue it; 12 Because, the eyes of the Lord, are towards the righteous, and his ears, unto their supplication, - Whereas, the face of the Lord, is against them that are doing mischievous things.


Cross References

Psalm 34:14

Depart from wickedness and do good, Aim at well-being, and pursue it.

Matthew 5:9

Happy, the peacemakers; for, they, shall be, called sons of God:

Romans 7:21

Hence, I find the law, to me who wish to be doing the right, that, unto me, the wrong lieth near:

Romans 12:18

If possible - so far as dependeth on you, with all men being at peace:

Hebrews 12:14

Peace, be pursuing, with all, and the obtaining of holiness, - without which no one shall see the Lord:

Job 1:1

A man, there was - in the land of Uz, Job, his name, - and that man was blameless and upright, and one who revered God, and avoided evil.

Job 2:3

And Yahweh said unto the accuser, Hast thou applied thy heart unto my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a man blameless and upright, one who revereth God, and avoideth evil; and still he is holding fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to swallow him up without cause.

Job 28:28

And said to the son of earth, Lo! the reverence of the Lord, that, is wisdom, and, to avoid evil, is understanding.

Psalm 37:27

Turn from evil, and do good, and so settle down, unto times age-abiding.

Psalm 120:6-7

Long, hath my soul had her dwelling with him that hateth peace:

Psalm 125:4

Do good, O Yahweh, unto such as are good, even unto such as are upright in their hearts.

Proverbs 3:7

Do not become wise in thine own eyes, revere Yahweh, and avoid evil:

Proverbs 16:6

By lovingkindness and fidelity, shall iniquity be covered, and, in the revering of Yahweh, is a turning away from wrong.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright, is to avoid evil, He preserveth his soul, who guardeth his way.

Isaiah 1:16-17

Wash you make you clean, Put away the wickedness of your doings from before mine eyes, - Cease to do evil.

Matthew 5:45

That ye may become sons of your Father who is in the heavens: because, his sun, he maketh arise on evil and good, and sendeth rain, on just and unjust.

Matthew 6:13

And bring us not into temptation, but rescue us from the evil one.

Mark 14:7

For, always, have ye, the destitute, with you, and whensoever ye please, ye can, unto them, at any timedo well! But, me, not, always, have ye.

Luke 1:79

To shine on them who, in the darkness and shade of death, are sitting, to guide our feet into a way of peace.

Luke 6:9

And Jesus said unto them - I ask you, whether it is allowed, on the Sabbath, to do good or to do harm, - life, to save, or, to destroy.

Luke 6:35

But love your enemies, and do good and lend, hoping for, nothing, back; and your reward shall be, great, and ye shall be sons of the Most High, - for, he, is, gracious, unto the ungrateful and wicked.

John 17:15

I request not, that thou wouldst take them out of the world, but that thou wouldst keep them out of the evil:

Romans 5:1

Having, therefore, been declared righteous by faith, let us have, peace, towards God, through our Lord Jesus Christ, -

Romans 7:19

For not, the good that I wish, I do, but, the evil that I do not wish, the same I practise.

Romans 8:6

For, what is preferred by the flesh, is death, whereas, what is preferred by the spirit, is life and peace; -

Romans 14:17

For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in Holy Spirit;

Romans 14:19

Hence, then, the things pertaining to peace, let us pursue, and the things which belong to the upbuilding one of another:

Galatians 5:22

But, the fruit of the Spirit, is - love, joy, peace, long-suffering, graciousness, goodness, faithfulness,

Galatians 6:10

Hence, then, as we have opportunity, let us be working what is good, towards all, - but, especially, towards the family of the faith.

Colossians 3:15

And let, the peace of Christ, act as umpire in your hearts, unto which ye have been called in onebody, and be thankful:

1 Timothy 6:18

To be doing good, to be rich in noble works, to be, generous in giving, ready for fellowship, -

Hebrews 13:16

But, of the doing good and of fellowship, be not forgetful; for, with such sacrifices as these, is, God, well-pleased.

James 3:17-18

But, the wisdom from above, is - first pure, then peaceable, reasonable, easy to be entreated, fraught with mercy and good fruits, without partiality, without hypocrisy.

James 4:17

To him, therefore, who knoweth how to be doing, a right thing, and is not doing it, it is, sin, unto him.

James 4:17

To him, therefore, who knoweth how to be doing, a right thing, and is not doing it, it is, sin, unto him.

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