Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Beloved, take not as strange the fire of persecution which has taken place amongst you for your trial, as if a strange thing was happening to you;

New American Standard Bible

Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal among you, which comes upon you for your testing, as though some strange thing were happening to you;

King James Version

Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:

Holman Bible

Dear friends, when the fiery ordeal arises among you to test you, don't be surprised by it, as if something unusual were happening to you.

International Standard Version

Dear friends, do not be surprised by the fiery ordeal that is taking place among you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.

A Conservative Version

Beloved, ye should not be surprised at the fieriness in you, which occurs for a trial to you, like a strange thing happening to you.

American Standard Version

Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial among you, which cometh upon you to prove you, as though a strange thing happened unto you:

Amplified

Beloved, do not be amazed and bewildered at the fiery ordeal which is taking place to test your quality, as though something strange (unusual and alien to you and your position) were befalling you.

An Understandable Version

Loved ones, do not be surprised that you people are undergoing extremely difficult trials, as though something strange were happening to you, for it is [only] a test [of your faith].

Anderson New Testament

Beloved, be not amazed at the fiery trial that has come on you to try you, as if some strange thing had happened to you.

Bible in Basic English

Dear brothers, do not be surprised, as if it was something strange, if your faith is tested as by fire:

Common New Testament

Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal which comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.

Daniel Mace New Testament

My dear brethren, don't be surpriz'd at your being brought as it were to the test of fire; as if some strange thing had happen'd to you.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Beloved, wonder not at the fiery trial among you, which is come upon you for a trial, as if some strange thing happened to you;

Godbey New Testament

Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial among you, coming upon you unto your testing: as some strange thing happening to you:

Goodspeed New Testament

Dear friends, do not be surprised that a test of fire is being applied to you, as though a strange thing were happening to you,

John Wesley New Testament

Beloved, wonder not at the burning which is among you, which is for your trial, as if some strange thing befell you: But as ye partake of the sufferings of Christ,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Beloved, think it not strange when you are tried by fire (which is done to prove you) as though some strange thing happened unto you,

Julia Smith Translation

Dearly beloved, be not astonished at the refining of fire in you, being for trial to you, as a strange thing happening to you:

King James 2000

Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to test you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal among you, [when it] takes place to test you, as [if] [something] strange were happening to you.

Modern King James verseion

Beloved, do not be astonished at the fiery trial which is to try you, as though a strange thing happened to you,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Dearly beloved, be not troubled in this heat, which now is come among you to try you, as though some strange thing had happened unto you:

Moffatt New Testament

Beloved, do not be surprised at the ordeal that has come to test you, as though some foreign experience befell you.

Montgomery New Testament

Do not think it strange, beloved, that a fiery ordeal has come to test you, as though some surprising thing had befallen you.

NET Bible

Dear friends, do not be astonished that a trial by fire is occurring among you, as though something strange were happening to you.

New Heart English Bible

Beloved, do not be astonished at the fiery trial which has come upon you, to test you, as though a strange thing happened to you.

Noyes New Testament

Beloved, be not surprised at the fiery trial which is taking place among you to prove you, as though a strange thing were befalling you;

Sawyer New Testament

BELOVED, think not strange of the fiery trial which is to try you, as if some strange thing happened to you,

The Emphasized Bible

Beloved! be not held in surprise by the burning among you, which, for putting you to the proof, is befalling you, as though a, surprising, thing were happening unto you;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Beloved, be not amazed at the fiery trial among you which is to bring you to the test, as though something strange happened to you;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Dear friends, do not be astonished at the fiery trials that you are passing through, to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.

Webster

Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you:

Weymouth New Testament

Dear friends, do not be surprised at finding that that scorching flame of persecution is raging among you to put you to the test--as though some surprising thing were accidentally happening to you.

Williams New Testament

Dearly beloved, do not be astonished that a test by fire is coming upon you, as though something strange were happening to you,

World English Bible

Beloved, don't be astonished at the fiery trial which has come upon you, to test you, as though a strange thing happened to you.

Worrell New Testament

Beloved, be not surprised at the fiery-test taking place among you to prove you, as though a strange thing happened to you;

Worsley New Testament

Beloved, be not surprised at the fiery trial coming upon you, which is to try you, as if some strange thing befel you:

Youngs Literal Translation

Beloved, think it not strange at the fiery suffering among you that is coming to try you, as if a strange thing were happening to you,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
G27
ἀγαπητός 
Agapetos 
Usage: 60

think it
ξενίζω 
Xenizo 
Usage: 10

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

ξενίζω 
Xenizo 
Usage: 10

ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the fiery trial
πύρωσις 
Purosis 
Usage: 3

which is
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

to
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

try
πειρασμός 
Peirasmos 
Usage: 12

you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

as though
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

ξένος 
Xenos 
Usage: 10

συμβαίνω 
Sumbaino 
happen unto, happen, befall, so it be
Usage: 8

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 4:12

Devotionals containing 1 Peter 4:12

Images 1 Peter 4:12

Context Readings

Sharing The Sufferings Of Christ

11 If any one speak as oracles of God; if any one minister as of strength which God supplies; that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom is the glory and the might for the ages of ages. Amen. 12 Beloved, take not as strange the fire of persecution which has taken place amongst you for your trial, as if a strange thing was happening to you; 13 but as ye have share in the sufferings of Christ, rejoice, that in the revelation of his glory also ye may rejoice with exultation.


Cross References

Isaiah 28:21

For Jehovah will rise up as on mount Perazim, he will be moved with anger as in the valley of Gibeon; that he may do his work, his strange work, and perform his act, his unwonted act.

Daniel 11:35

And some of the wise shall fall, to try them, and to purge and to make them white, to the time of the end: for it shall yet be for the time appointed.

1 Corinthians 3:13

the work of each shall be made manifest; for the day shall declare it, because it is revealed in fire; and the fire shall try the work of each what it is.

1 Corinthians 10:13

No temptation has taken you but such as is according to man's nature; and God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above what ye are able to bear, but will with the temptation make the issue also, so that ye should be able to bear it.

1 Thessalonians 3:2-4

and sent Timotheus, our brother and fellow-workman under God in the glad tidings of Christ, to confirm you and encourage you concerning your faith,

2 Timothy 3:12

And all indeed who desire to live piously in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.

1 Peter 1:6-7

Wherein ye exult, for a little while at present, if needed, put to grief by various trials,

1 Peter 4:4

Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same sink of corruption, speaking injuriously of you;

1 Peter 5:9

Whom resist, stedfast in faith, knowing that the selfsame sufferings are accomplished in your brotherhood which is in the world.

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