Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

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

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,

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;

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 And who is there that can hurt you if you are eager to do what is right? 14 Even if you should suffer for uprightness, you are blessed. But do not be afraid of them, nor be troubled, 15 but reverence Christ in your hearts as Lord, and always be ready to make your defense to anyone who calls you to account for the hope that you have. But do so gently and respectfully,


Cross References

1 Peter 2:19-20

For God approves a man if from a sense of duty he endures suffering unjustly inflicted??20 for what credit is there in your enduring being beaten for doing wrong? But if you endure suffering for doing what is right, you have God's approval.

1 Peter 2:19-13

For God approves a man if from a sense of duty he endures suffering unjustly inflicted??20 for what credit is there in your enduring being beaten for doing wrong? But if you endure suffering for doing what is right, you have God's approval.

Matthew 5:10-12

"Blessed are those who have endured persecution for their uprightness, for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to them!

Matthew 10:28

Have no fear of those who kill the body, but cannot kill the soul. You had better be afraid of one who can destroy both soul and body in the pit.

Luke 6:22-23

"Blessed are you when people hate you and exclude you and denounce you and spurn the name you bear as evil, on account of the Son of Man.

John 14:1

"Your minds must not be troubled; you must believe in God, and believe in me.

John 14:27

I leave you a blessing; I give you my own blessing. I do not give it to you as the world gives. Your minds must not be troubled or afraid.

1 Peter 4:13-16

but be glad that you are in a measure sharing the sufferings of the Christ, so that when his glory is revealed you may be triumphantly happy.

1 Peter 4:13-14

but be glad that you are in a measure sharing the sufferings of the Christ, so that when his glory is revealed you may be triumphantly happy.

1 Peter 4:13

but be glad that you are in a measure sharing the sufferings of the Christ, so that when his glory is revealed you may be triumphantly happy.

1 Peter 4:13

but be glad that you are in a measure sharing the sufferings of the Christ, so that when his glory is revealed you may be triumphantly happy.

1 Peter 4:13

but be glad that you are in a measure sharing the sufferings of the Christ, so that when his glory is revealed you may be triumphantly happy.

1 Peter 4:13

but be glad that you are in a measure sharing the sufferings of the Christ, so that when his glory is revealed you may be triumphantly happy.

Matthew 10:18-22

and you will be brought before governors and kings on my account, to bear your testimony before them and the heathen.

Matthew 10:31

You must not be afraid; you are worth more than a great many sparrows!

Matthew 10:39

Whoever gains his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will gain it.

Matthew 16:25

For whoever wants to preserve his own life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for me will find it.

Matthew 19:29

And anyone who has given up houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or land for my sake will receive many times as much, and share eternal life.

Mark 8:35

For whoever wants to preserve his own life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for me and for the good news will preserve it.

Mark 10:29

Jesus said, "I tell you, there is no one who has given up home or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or land for me and for the good news,

Luke 12:4-5

I tell you, who are my friends, have no fear of those who kill the body, and after that can do no more.

Acts 9:16

For I am going to show him what he will have to endure for my sake."

Acts 18:9-10

One night the Lord said to Paul in a vision, "Do not be afraid! Go on speaking and do not give up,

2 Corinthians 12:10

That is why I am pleased with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and difficulties, when they are endured for Christ's sake, for it is when I am weak that I am strong.

Philippians 1:29

For you have been granted the privilege not only of trusting in Christ but of suffering for him.

James 1:12

Blessed is the man who endures trial, for when he stands the test, he will be given the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.

1 Peter 3:6

like Sarah, who obeyed Abraham, and called him Master. You are true daughters of hers, if you do right and are unafraid.

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