Parallel Verses

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.

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, don’t be surprised when the fiery ordeal comes among you to test you 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.

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;

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,

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 anyone speaks, let it be as it were the very words of God. If anyone serves, let it be as of the strength which God supplies, that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belong the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen. 12 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. 13 But because you are partakers of Christ's sufferings, rejoice; that at the revelation of his glory you also may rejoice with exceeding joy.


Cross References

Isaiah 28:21

For Yahweh will rise up as on Mount Perazim. He will be angry as in the valley of Gibeon; that he may do his work, his unusual work, and bring to pass his act, his extraordinary act.

Daniel 11:35

Some of those who are wise shall fall, to refine them, and to purify, and to make them white, even to the time of the end; because it is yet for the time appointed.

1 Corinthians 3:13

each man's work will be revealed. For the Day will declare it, because it is revealed in fire; and the fire itself will test what sort of work each man's work is.

1 Corinthians 10:13

No temptation has taken you except what is common to man. God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted above what you are able, but will with the temptation also make the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

1 Thessalonians 3:2-4

and sent Timothy, our brother and God's servant in the Good News of Christ, to establish you, and to comfort you concerning your faith;

2 Timothy 3:12

Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution.

1 Peter 1:6-7

Wherein you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been put to grief in various trials,

1 Peter 4:4

They think it is strange that you don't run with them into the same excess of riot, blaspheming:

1 Peter 5:9

Withstand him steadfast in your faith, knowing that your brothers who are in the world are undergoing the same sufferings.

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