Parallel Verses

Common New Testament

But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. Do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled,

New American Standard Bible

But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled,

King James Version

But and if ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;

Holman Bible

But even if you should suffer for righteousness, you are blessed. Do not fear what they fear or be disturbed,

International Standard Version

But even if you should suffer for doing what is right, you are blessed. "Never be afraid of their threats, and never get upset.

A Conservative Version

But even if ye should suffer because of righteousness, ye are blessed. But do not fear their terror nor be shaken,

American Standard Version

But even if ye should suffer for righteousness'sake, blessed are ye: and fear not their fear, neither be troubled;

Amplified

But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness [though it is not certain that you will], you are still blessed [happy, to be admired and favored by God]. Do not be afraid of their intimidating threats, nor be troubled or disturbed [by their opposition].

An Understandable Version

But even if you have to suffer for doing what was right, you still have [God's] blessing. So, do not be afraid of the threats [of your persecutors], and do not let it worry you.

Anderson New Testament

But yet, if you even suffer for righteousness, happy are you. Yet fear not their terror, nor be troubled:

Bible in Basic English

But you are happy if you undergo pain because of righteousness; have no part in their fear and do not be troubled;

Daniel Mace New Testament

However, if you suffer in the cause of virtue, it is your happiness: and instead of being over-awed by their threats, and struck with concern,

Darby Translation

But if also ye should suffer for righteousness' sake, blessed are ye; but be not afraid of their fear, neither be troubled;

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Nevertheless, although you even suffer for righteousness' sake, you are happy. Therefore, do not fear their fear, neither be troubled:

Godbey New Testament

But if indeed you suffer for righteousness' sake, you are happy. Fear not their fear, neither be troubled;

Goodspeed New Testament

Even if you should suffer for uprightness, you are blessed. But do not be afraid of them, nor be troubled,

John Wesley New Testament

But even if ye do suffer for righteousness sake, happy are ye; and be not afraid of their terror, neither be ye troubled, But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts:

Julia Smith Translation

But if ye also suffer for justice, happy are ye: be not afraid of their fear, neither be troubled;

King James 2000

But if you suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are you: and, Be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;

Lexham Expanded Bible

But even if you might suffer for the sake of righteousness, [you are] blessed. And do not be afraid of their intimidation or be disturbed,

Modern King James verseion

But if you also suffer for righteousness' sake, you are blessed. And do not fear their fear, nor be troubled,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Notwithstanding, happy are ye if ye suffer for righteousness' sake. Yea, and fear not though they seem terrible unto you, neither be troubled:

Moffatt New Testament

Even supposing you have to suffer for the sake of what is right, still you are blessed. Have no fear of their threats, do not let that trouble you,

Montgomery New Testament

But even if you should suffer in behalf of righteousness, you are happy. Do not be afraid of their terror, neither be troubled.

NET Bible

But in fact, if you happen to suffer for doing what is right, you are blessed. But do not be terrified of them or be shaken.

New Heart English Bible

But even if you should suffer for righteousness' sake, you are blessed. "Do not fear what they fear, neither be troubled."

Noyes New Testament

But if ye even suffer for righteousness sake, happy are ye. And be not afraid at their terrors, nor alarmed;

Sawyer New Testament

But even if you suffer on account of righteousness, you are blessed. But fear not with their fear, neither be troubled;

The Emphasized Bible

Nevertheless, even if ye should suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are ye ! Their fear, however, do not fear, neither be troubled;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But if ye should even suffer for righteousness, blessed are ye: be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled,

Twentieth Century New Testament

Even if you should suffer for righteousness, count yourselves blessed! 'Do not let men terrify you, or allow yourselves to be dismayed.'

Webster

But if ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;

Weymouth New Testament

But even if you suffer for righteousness' sake, you are to be envied. So do not be alarmed by their threats, nor troubled;

Williams New Testament

Instead, you are happy, even if you should suffer for doing right. Never be afraid of their threats, and never be disturbed,

World English Bible

But even if you should suffer for righteousness' sake, you are blessed. "Don't fear what they fear, neither be troubled."

Worrell New Testament

But, if ye should even suffer for righteousness sake, happy are ye. But fear not their fear, neither be troubled;

Worsley New Testament

But if ye should even suffer for righteousness sake, happy are ye: and therefore be not afraid of their menaces, neither be troubled; but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts:

Youngs Literal Translation

but if ye also should suffer because of righteousness, happy are ye! and of their fear be not afraid, nor be troubled,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

and

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

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

ye suffer
πάσχω πάθω πένθω 
Pascho 
Usage: 32

for
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

μακάριος 
Makarios 
Usage: 21

are ye and
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

be
φοβέω 
Phobeo 
fear, be afraid, be afraid of, reverence,
Usage: 68

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

φοβέω 
Phobeo 
fear, be afraid, be afraid of, reverence,
Usage: 68

of their

Usage: 0

φόβος 
Phobos 
Usage: 46

μηδέ 
mede 
neither, nor, not, nor yet, not once, no not, not so much as
Usage: 31

References

Images 1 Peter 3:14

Prayers for 1 Peter 3:14

Context Readings

Suffer For Doing What Is Good

13 Who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good? 14 But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. Do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, 15 but in your hearts reverence Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet do it with gentleness and respect;


Cross References

1 Peter 2:19-20

For a man is approved if, mindful of God, he bears up under pain while suffering unjustly.

1 Peter 2:19-13

For a man is approved if, mindful of God, he bears up under pain while suffering unjustly.

Matthew 5:10-12

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 10:28

And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. But rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

Luke 6:22-23

Blessed are you when men hate you, and when they exclude you and revile you, and cast out your name as evil, because of the Son of Man.

John 14:1

"Let not your hearts be troubled; believe in God, believe also in me.

John 14:27

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

1 Peter 4:13-16

But rejoice that you share in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may also be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.

1 Peter 4:13-14

But rejoice that you share in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may also be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.

1 Peter 4:13

But rejoice that you share in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may also be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.

1 Peter 4:13

But rejoice that you share in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may also be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.

1 Peter 4:13

But rejoice that you share in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may also be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.

1 Peter 4:13

But rejoice that you share in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may also be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.

Matthew 10:18-22

You will be brought before governors and kings for my sake, as a testimony to them and to the Gentiles.

Matthew 10:31

Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.

Matthew 10:39

He who finds his life will lose it, and he who loses his life for my sake will find it.

Matthew 16:25

For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.

Matthew 19:29

And every one who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands, for my name's sake, will receive a hundredfold, and inherit eternal life.

Mark 8:35

For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel's will save it.

Mark 10:29

Jesus said, "Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and for the gospel,

Luke 12:4-5

"I tell you, my friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do.

Acts 9:16

for I will show him how much he must suffer for the sake of my name."

Acts 18:9-10

And the Lord said to Paul one night in a vision, "Do not be afraid, but go on speaking and do not be silent;

2 Corinthians 12:10

That is why, for Christ's sake, I am content in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties; for when I am weak, then I am strong.

Philippians 1:29

For to you it has been granted for the sake of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for his sake,

James 1:12

Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, for when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.

1 Peter 3:6

just as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord. And you are her children if you do what is right and are not frightened by any fear.

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