Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

For the Messiah also suffered for sins once for all, an innocent person for the guilty, so that he could bring you to God. He was put to death in a mortal body but was brought to life by the Spirit,

New American Standard Bible

For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

King James Version

For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit:

Holman Bible

For Christ also suffered for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, that He might bring you to God, after being put to death in the fleshly realm but made alive in the spiritual realm.

A Conservative Version

Because Christ also once suffered for sins, a righteous man for unrighteous men, so that he might bring you to God. Having indeed been killed in flesh, but made alive in spirit,

American Standard Version

Because Christ also suffered for sins once, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God; being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

Amplified

For Christ [the Messiah Himself] died for sins once for all, the Righteous for the unrighteous (the Just for the unjust, the Innocent for the guilty), that He might bring us to God. In His human body He was put to death, but He was made alive in the spirit,

An Understandable Version

For Christ suffered once for people's sins [to be forgiven]. [It was the case of] a righteous Man suffering for unrighteous people, so that He could bring you [or, "us"] to God [for salvation]. [Though] He [i.e., Jesus] was put to death physically, He was brought back to life by the Holy Spirit [Note: Some translations say "in spirit"].

Anderson New Testament

For Christ also once suffered for sins, the Just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, having been put to death in flesh, but made alive in spirit;

Bible in Basic English

Because Christ once went through pain for sins, the upright one taking the place of sinners, so that through him we might come back to God; being put to death in the flesh, but given life in the Spirit;

Common New Testament

For Christ also died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit;

Daniel Mace New Testament

for Jesus Christ himself has already suffer'd for our sins, the innocent for the guilty, to bring us to God: who, tho' he died with respect to his body, was rais'd to life by that spirit,

Darby Translation

for Christ indeed has once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God; being put to death in flesh, but made alive in the Spirit,

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

For even Christ once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God; being put to death, indeed, in the flesh, but made alive by the Spirit.

Godbey New Testament

Because Christ indeed once died for our sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, indeed being put to death in the flesh, but quickened in spirit:

Goodspeed New Testament

For Christ himself died once for all, for sin, an upright man for unrighteous men, to bring us to God, and was physically put to death, but he was made alive in the Spirit.

John Wesley New Testament

For Christ also once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the Christ also has once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in spirit,

Julia Smith Translation

For Christ also once suffered for sins, the just one for the unjust, that he might bring us near to God, truly put to death in the flesh, and made alive by the Spirit:

King James 2000

For Christ also has once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive by the Spirit:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, in order that he could bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit,

Modern King James verseion

For Christ also once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that He might bring us to God, indeed being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the Spirit;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Forasmuch as Christ hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, for to bring us to God, and was killed, as pertaining to the flesh: but was quickened in the spirit.

Moffatt New Testament

Christ himself died for sins, once for all, a just man for unjust men, that he might bring us near to God; in the flesh he was put to death but he came to life in the Spirit.

Montgomery New Testament

because Christ also once for all suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God. He was put to death in the flesh, but make alive in spirit.

NET Bible

Because Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, to bring you to God, by being put to death in the flesh but by being made alive in the spirit.

New Heart English Bible

Because Christ also suffered for sins once, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God; being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

Noyes New Testament

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous one for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

Sawyer New Testament

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might lead us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit,

The Emphasized Bible

Because, Christ also, once for all, concerning sins, died, - Just in behalf of unjust, - in order that he might introduce us unto God; being put to death, indeed, in flesh, but made alive in spirit, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, put to death indeed in the flesh, but raised to life by the Spirit:

Twentieth Century New Testament

For Christ himself died to atone for sins once for all--the good on behalf of the bad--that he might bring you to God; his body being put to death, but his spirit entering upon new Life.

Webster

For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive by the Spirit:

Weymouth New Testament

because Christ also once for all died for sins, the innocent One for the guilty many, in order to bring us to God. He was put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit,

Williams New Testament

For Christ Himself, once for all, died for our sins, the Innocent for the guilty to bring us to God, being put to death in physical form but made alive in the Spirit,

World English Bible

Because Christ also suffered for sins once, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God; being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;

Worrell New Testament

because Christ also suffered for sins once, a Righteous One in behalf of the unrighteous, that He might bring us to God, being put to death in flesh, but made alive in the Spirit,

Worsley New Testament

As Christ also once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust (that He might introduce us to God) being indeed put to death in the flesh, but raised to life by the Spirit:

Youngs Literal Translation

because also Christ once for sin did suffer -- righteous for unrighteous -- that he might lead us to God, having been put to death indeed, in the flesh, and having been made alive in the spirit,

Verse Picture

Themes

Access to God » Is by Christ

Atonement » Made by Jesus: » Made but once

Atonement » Unclassified scriptures relating to

Atonement, the » Made but once

Atonement, the » Reconciliation to God effected by

Baptism » Christian

God » Access to » General references

Holy Spirit » General Work

Holy Spirit » General references

Holy Spirit » Giveth Life

Holy Spirit » Quickens

Holy Spirit, The, is God » As raising Christ from the dead

Jesus, The Christ » Design of His death » General references

Jesus, The Christ » Resurrection of Jesus » General references

Jesus, The Christ » Savior » General references

Power » Of the Holy Ghost: » Exemplified in: » Raising Christ from the dead

Power of the Holy Spirit, the » Exhibited in » Raising Christ from the dead

Quickening of the Church » By the Holy Spirit

Resurrection of Christ, the » Effected by » The power of the Holy Spirit

Saviour, Christ Our » Became Man's Substitute

Saviour, Christ Our » Offered Himself as a Sacrifice

Spirit » Of God, Holy Spirit » The Sin Against

Substitution » Christ Became Man's Substitute

Suffering » Of Christ: » General references

Sufferings of Christ » Became Man's Substitute

Sufferings of Christ » General References to

Trinity, The Holy » General references

Trinity, the » EACH PERSON IN, DESCRIBED AS » Raising Christ from the dead

Vicarious Suffering » Of Christ » Became Man's Substitute

Vicarious Suffering » Of Christ » General References to

Vicarious Suffering » Of Christ » Offered Himself as a Sacrifice

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557


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

πάσχω πάθω πένθω 
Pascho 
Usage: 32

ἅπαξ 
Hapax 
Usage: 15

πάσχω πάθω πένθω 
Pascho 
Usage: 32

περί 
Peri 
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 254
Usage: 138

ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

the just
δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

the unjust
ἄδικος 
Adikos 
Usage: 7

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

προσάγω 
Prosago 
Usage: 3

us
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us, we, our, us-ward 9, not tr
Usage: 170

to God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

θανατόω 
Thanatoo 
Usage: 8

in the flesh
σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

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

ζωοποιέω 
Zoopoieo 
Usage: 9

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 3:18

Images 1 Peter 3:18

Context Readings

Suffer For Doing What Is Good

17 After all, if it is the will of God, it is better to suffer for doing right than for doing wrong. 18 For the Messiah also suffered for sins once for all, an innocent person for the guilty, so that he could bring you to God. He was put to death in a mortal body but was brought to life by the Spirit, 19 in which he went and made a proclamation to those imprisoned spirits


Cross References

1 Peter 4:1

Therefore, since the Messiah suffered in a mortal body, you, too, must arm yourselves with the same determination, because the person who has suffered in a mortal body has stopped sinning,

Hebrews 9:26

Then he would have had to suffer repeatedly since the creation of the world. But now, at the end of the ages, he has appeared once for all to remove sin by his sacrifice.

Hebrews 9:28

so the Messiah was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many people. And he will appear a second time, not to deal with sin, but to bring salvation to those who eagerly wait for him.

1 John 1:9

If we make it our habit to confess our sins, in his faithful righteousness he forgives us for those sins and cleanses us from all unrighteousness.

Romans 1:4

and was declared by the resurrection from the dead to be the powerful Son of God according to the spirit of holiness Jesus the Messiah, our Lord.

Romans 4:25

He was sentenced to death because of our sins and raised to life to justify us.

Romans 8:3

For what the Law was powerless to do in that it was weakened by the flesh, God did. By sending his own Son in the form of humanity, he condemned sin by being incarnate,

2 Corinthians 5:21

God made the one who did not know sin to be sin for us, so that God's righteousness would be produced in us.

2 Corinthians 13:4

Though he was crucified in weakness, he lives by God's power. We are weak with him, but by God's power we will live for you.

1 Peter 4:6

Indeed, this is why the gospel was proclaimed even to those who have died, so that they could be judged in their mortal flesh like all humans and live in the spiritual realm like God.

Isaiah 53:4-6

"Surely he has borne our sufferings and carried our sorrows; yet we considered him stricken, and struck down by God, and afflicted.

Daniel 9:26

Then after the 62 weeks, the anointed one will be cut down (but not for himself). Then the people of the Coming Commander will destroy both the city and the Sanctuary. Its ending will come like a flood, and until the end there will be war, with desolations having been decreed.

Zechariah 9:9

"Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion; cry out, daughter of Jerusalem! Look! Your king is coming to you. He is righteous, and he is able to save. He is humble, and is riding on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

Matthew 27:19

While he was sitting on the judge's seat, his wife sent him a message that said, "Have nothing to do with that righteous man, because today I have suffered terribly due to a dream I had about him."

Matthew 27:24

Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but that a riot was about to break out instead. So he took some water and washed his hands in front of the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this man's blood. Attend to that yourselves."

Acts 3:14

You rejected the Holy and Righteous One and asked to have a murderer released to you,

Acts 22:14

"Then he said, "The God of our ancestors has chosen you to know his will, to see the Righteous One, and to hear his own voice,

Romans 5:2

Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace by which we have been established, and we boast because of our hope in God's glory.

Romans 5:6-8

For at just the right time, while we were still powerless, the Messiah died for the ungodly.

Romans 8:11

And if the Spirit of the one who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, then the one who raised the Messiah from the dead will also make your mortal bodies alive by his Spirit who lives in you.

2 Corinthians 1:24

It is not that we are trying to rule over your faith, but rather to work with you for your joy, because you have been standing firm in the faith.

Galatians 1:4

He gave himself for our sins in order to rescue us from this present evil age according to the will of our God and Father.

Galatians 3:13

The Messiah redeemed us from the curse of the Law by becoming a curse for us. For it is written, "A curse on everyone who is hung on a tree!"

Ephesians 2:16-18

and reconciling both groups to God in one body through the cross, on which he eliminated the hostility.

Colossians 1:21-22

You who were once alienated with a hostile attitude, doing evil,

Titus 2:14

He gave himself for us to set us free from every wrong and to cleanse us so that we could be his special people who are enthusiastic about doing good deeds.

James 5:6

You have condemned and murdered the one who is righteous, even though he did not rebel against you.

1 Peter 2:21-24

This is, in fact, what you were called to do, because: The Messiah also suffered for you and left an example for you to follow in his steps.



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