Parallel Verses

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.

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;

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,

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 Yet who will harm you if you become zealous for the good? 14 But even if you should suffer in behalf of righteousness, you are happy. Do not be afraid of their terror, neither be troubled. 15 But consecrate Christ in your hearts, as Lord. Be always in readiness to make and answer to any one who asks you a reason for the hope that is within you, yet with gentleness and reverence.


Cross References

1 Peter 2:19-20

For it is an acceptable thing to God, if from a sense of duty to him, a man endures a wrong, even suffering unjustly.

1 Peter 2:19-13

For it is an acceptable thing to God, if from a sense of duty to him, a man endures a wrong, even suffering unjustly.

Matthew 5:10-12

"Blessed are those who have been persecuted in the cause of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 10:28

"Do not be afraid of those who kill the body, but cannot kill the soul; but fear rather him who can destroy both soul and body in Gehenna.

Luke 6:22-23

"Blessed are you when men shall hate you, And excommunicate you and reproach you, and cast out your name as evil because of the Son of man.

John 14:1

"Let not your hearts be troubled. You trust in God, trust in me also.

John 14:27

"Peace I leave with you. My own peace I give to you. It is not the world's 'Peace' I give you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

1 Peter 4:13-16

But be glad in the degree in which you share in the sufferings of Christ; so that when his glory shall be revealed, you too may be glad with triumphant gladness.

1 Peter 4:13-14

But be glad in the degree in which you share in the sufferings of Christ; so that when his glory shall be revealed, you too may be glad with triumphant gladness.

1 Peter 4:13

But be glad in the degree in which you share in the sufferings of Christ; so that when his glory shall be revealed, you too may be glad with triumphant gladness.

1 Peter 4:13

But be glad in the degree in which you share in the sufferings of Christ; so that when his glory shall be revealed, you too may be glad with triumphant gladness.

1 Peter 4:13

But be glad in the degree in which you share in the sufferings of Christ; so that when his glory shall be revealed, you too may be glad with triumphant gladness.

1 Peter 4:13

But be glad in the degree in which you share in the sufferings of Christ; so that when his glory shall be revealed, you too may be glad with triumphant gladness.

Matthew 10:18-22

"And you will be taken before governors and kings for my sake, as a testimony to them and to the Gentiles.

Matthew 10:31

"Cease to be afraid! You are of greater value than many sparrows.

Matthew 10:39

"He who has saved his life shall lose it; and he who has lost his life for my sake shall find it.

Matthew 16:25

For he who wants 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 sake, shall many times as much, and fall heir to eternal life.

Mark 8:35

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

Mark 10:29

"I tell you solemnly," said Jesus, "that there is no man who has left house, or brothers, or sisters, or mother, or father, or children, or lands, for my sake and the gospel's,

Luke 12:4-5

"But I say to you who are 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 am going to show him all he has to suffer for the sake of my name."

Acts 18:9-10

And the Lord said to Paul in a vision, by night. "Have no fear; go on speaking, and do not keep silent;

2 Corinthians 12:10

Most gladly therefore will I boast rather of my weakness, that over me like a tent may be pitched the power of Christ. That is why I rejoice in weakness, in ill-treatment, in troubles, in persecutions and calamities for Christ's sake. For when I am weak, then am I strong.

Philippians 1:29

For it has been granted you in Christ's behalf, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake,

James 1:12

Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love him.

1 Peter 3:6

thus, for example, Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord. And you are daughters of Sarah, if you do what is right, and permit nothing to make you afraid.

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