Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

let him turn aside 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.

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,

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:

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 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; 11 let him turn aside from evil, and do good, let him seek peace and pursue it; 12 because the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and His ears -- to their supplication, and the face of the Lord is upon those doing evil;'


Cross References

Psalm 34:14

Turn aside from evil and do good, Seek peace and pursue it.

Matthew 5:9

Happy the peacemakers -- because they shall be called Sons of God.

Romans 7:21

I find, then, the law, that when I desire to do what is right, with me the evil is present,

Romans 12:18

If possible -- so far as in you -- with all men being in peace;

Hebrews 12:14

peace pursue with all, and the separation, apart from which no one shall see the Lord,

Job 1:1

A man there hath been in the land of Uz -- Job his name -- and that man hath been perfect and upright -- both fearing God, and turning aside from evil.

Job 2:3

And Jehovah saith unto the Adversary, 'Hast thou set thy heart unto My servant Job because there is none like him in the land, a man perfect and upright, fearing God and turning aside from evil? and still he is keeping hold on his integrity, and thou dost move Me against him to swallow him up for nought!'

Job 28:28

And He saith to man: -- 'Lo, fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, And to turn from evil is understanding.'

Psalm 37:27

Turn aside from evil, and do good, and dwell to the age.

Psalm 120:6-7

Too much hath my soul dwelt with him who is hating peace.

Psalm 125:4

Do good, O Jehovah, to the good, And to the upright in their hearts.

Proverbs 3:7

Be not wise in thine own eyes, Fear Jehovah, and turn aside from evil.

Proverbs 16:6

In kindness and truth pardoned is iniquity, And in the fear of Jehovah Turn thou aside from evil.

Proverbs 16:17

A highway of the upright is, 'Turn from evil,' Whoso is preserving his soul is watching his way.

Isaiah 1:16-17

Wash ye, make ye pure, Turn aside the evil of your doings, from before Mine eyes, Cease to do evil, learn to do good.

Matthew 5:45

that ye may be sons of your Father in the heavens, because His sun He doth cause to rise on evil and good, and He doth send rain on righteous and unrighteous.

Matthew 6:13

And mayest Thou not lead us to temptation, but deliver us from the evil, because Thine is the reign, and the power, and the glory -- to the ages. Amen.

Mark 14:7

for the poor always ye have with you, and whenever ye may will ye are able to do them good, but me ye have not always;

Luke 1:79

To give light to those sitting in darkness and death-shade, To guide our feet to a way of peace.'

Luke 6:9

Then said Jesus unto them, 'I will question you something: Is it lawful on the sabbaths to do good, or to do evil? life to save or to kill?'

Luke 6:35

'But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again, and your reward will be great, and ye shall be sons of the Highest, because He is kind unto the ungracious and evil;

John 17:15

I do not ask that Thou mayest take them out of the world, but that Thou mayest keep them out of the evil.

Romans 5:1

Having been declared righteous, then, by faith, we have peace toward God through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Romans 7:19

for the good that I will, I do not; but the evil that I do not will, this I practise.

Romans 8:6

for the mind of the flesh is death, and the mind of the Spirit -- life and peace;

Romans 14:17

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

Romans 14:19

So, then, the things of peace may we pursue, and the things of building up one another;

Galatians 5:22

And the fruit of the Spirit is: Love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, faith,

Galatians 6:10

therefore, then, as we have opportunity, may we work the good to all, and especially unto those of the household of the faith.

Colossians 3:15

and let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also ye were called in one body, and become thankful.

1 Timothy 6:18

to do good, to be rich in good works, to be ready to impart, willing to communicate,

Hebrews 13:16

and of doing good, and of fellowship, be not forgetful, for with such sacrifices God is well-pleased.

James 3:17-18

and the wisdom from above, first, indeed, is pure, then peaceable, gentle, easily entreated, full of kindness and good fruits, uncontentious, and unhypocritical: --

James 4:17

to him, then, knowing to do good, and not doing, sin it is to him.

3 John 1:11

Beloved, be not thou following that which is evil, but that which is good; he who is doing good, of God he is, and he who is doing evil hath not seen God;

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