Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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,

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 indeed Christ died for sins once for all, the Just and Righteous for the unjust and unrighteous [the Innocent for the guilty] so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but 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,

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.

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,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
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

for
περί 
Peri 
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 254
Usage: 138

ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

the just
δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

the unjust
G94
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 For it is better to suffer for doing right (if that should be the will of God) than for doing wrong. 18 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. 19 (It was in the Spirit that Enoch also went and preached to the imprisoned spirits


Cross References

1 Peter 4:1

Well, as Christ has suffered for us in the flesh, let this very conviction that he who has suffered in the flesh gets quit of sin,

1 Peter 4:1

Well, as Christ has suffered for us in the flesh, let this very conviction that he who has suffered in the flesh gets quit of sin,

Hebrews 9:28

so Christ, after being once sacrificed to bear the sins of many, will appear again, not to deal with sin but for the saving of those who look out for him.

1 John 1:9

if we confess our sins, he is faithful and just, he forgives our sins and cleanses us from all iniquity;

Romans 1:4

and installed as Son of God with power by the Spirit of holiness when he was raised from the dead ??concerning Jesus Christ our Lord,

Romans 4:25

Jesus who was delivered up for our trespasses and raised that we might be justified.

Romans 8:3

For God has done what the Law, weakened here by the flesh, could not do; by sending his own Son in the guise of sinful flesh, to deal with sin, he condemned sin in the flesh,

2 Corinthians 5:21

For our sakes He made him to be sin who himself knew nothing of sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

2 Corinthians 13:4

For though he was crucified in his weakness, he lives by the power of God; and though I am weak as he was weak, you will find I am alive as he is alive by the power of God.

1 Peter 4:6

(for this was why the gospel was preached to the dead as well, that while they are judged in the flesh as men, they may live as God lives in the spirit).

1 Peter 4:6-6

(for this was why the gospel was preached to the dead as well, that while they are judged in the flesh as men, they may live as God lives in the spirit).

1 Peter 4:6

(for this was why the gospel was preached to the dead as well, that while they are judged in the flesh as men, they may live as God lives in the spirit).

1 Peter 4:6

(for this was why the gospel was preached to the dead as well, that while they are judged in the flesh as men, they may live as God lives in the spirit).

Matthew 27:19

Besides, when he was seated on the tribunal, his wife had sent to tell him, "Do nothing with that innocent man, for I have suffered greatly to-day in a dream about him.")

Matthew 27:24

Now when Pilate saw that instead of him doing any good a riot was rising, he took some water and washed his hands in presence of the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this good man's blood. It is your affair!"

Acts 3:14

but you repudiated the Holy and Just One; the boon you asked was a murderer,

Acts 22:14

Then he said, 'The God of our fathers has appointed you to know his will, to see the Just One, and to hear him speak with his own lips.

Romans 5:2

Through him we have got access to this grace where we have our standing, and triumph in the hope of God's glory.

Romans 5:6-8

For when we were still in weakness, Christ died in due time for the ungodly. For the ungodly!

Romans 8:11

And if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells within you, then He who raised Christ from the dead will also make your mortal bodies live by his indwelling Spirit in your lives.

2 Corinthians 1:24

(Not that we lord it over your faith ??no, we co-operate for your joy: you have a standing of your own in the faith.)

Galatians 1:4

who gave himself for our sins to rescue us from the present evil world ??by the will of our God and Father,

Galatians 3:13

Christ ransomed us from the curse of the Law by becoming accursed for us (for it is written, Cursed is everyone who hangs on a gibbet),

Ephesians 2:16-18

so as himself to give the death-blow to that feud by reconciling them both to God in one Body through the cross;

Colossians 1:21-22

Once you were estranged yourselves, your hearts hostile to him in evildoing; but now he has reconciled you by dying in his mortal body,

Titus 2:14

who gave himself up for us to redeem us from all iniquity and secure himself a clean people with a zest for good works.

James 5:6

you have condemned, you have murdered the righteous ??unresisting.

1 Peter 2:21-24

It is your vocation; for when Christ suffered for you, he left you an example, and you must follow his footsteps.

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