Parallel Verses

Noyes New Testament

let him turn away from evil, 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.

Sawyer New Testament

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

The Emphasized Bible

Let him turn away from mischief, 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 would love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking guile; 11 let him turn away from evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and pursue it. 12 For the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and his ears are toward their supplication; but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil."


Cross References

Matthew 5:9

Blessed are the peacemakers; for they will be called sons of God.

Romans 7:21

I find then that there is a law to me, that when I would do good, evil is present with me.

Romans 12:18

If it be possible, as far as dependeth on you, be at peace with all men.

Hebrews 12:14

Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord;

Matthew 5:45

that ye may become sons of your Father who is in heaven; for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

Matthew 6:13

and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Mark 14:7

For the poor ye have always with you, and whenever ye will, ye can do good to them; but me ye have not always.

Luke 1:79

to give light to those sitting in darkness and the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.

Luke 6:9

And Jesus said to them, I ask you whether it is lawful on the sabbath to do good, or to do evil; to save life, or to kill?

Luke 6:35

But love your enemies, and do good and lend, despairing of no one; and your reward will be great, and ye will be sons of the Most High; for he is kind to the unthankful and wicked.

John 17:15

I do not pray thee to take them out of the world, but to keep them from evil.

Romans 5:1

Therefore being accepted as righteous through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ;

Romans 7:19

For the good that I would, I do not; but the evil which I would not, that I do.

Romans 8:6

For the mind of the flesh is death; but the mind of the Spirit life and peace.

Romans 14:17

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

Romans 14:19

Let us then strive to promote peace, and the edification of each other.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Galatians 6:10

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, especially to those who are of the household of faith.

Colossians 3:15

and let the peace of Christ, to which ye were called in one body, rule in your hearts; and be ye thankful.

1 Timothy 6:18

that they be rich in good works, liberal in imparting, willing to communicate,

Hebrews 13:16

But works of kindness and liberality forget not; for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

James 3:17-18

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, without hypocrisy.

James 4:17

Therefore to him that knoweth how to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.

3 John 1:11

Beloved, do not imitate that which is evil, but that which is good. He that doeth good is of God; he that doeth evil hath not seen God.

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