Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

But if one suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God because of this.

New American Standard Bible

but if anyone suffers as a Christian, he is not to be ashamed, but is to glorify God in this name.

King James Version

Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.

Holman Bible

But if anyone suffers as a “Christian,” he should not be ashamed but should glorify God in having that name.

International Standard Version

But if you suffer for being a Christian, do not feel ashamed, but glorify God with that name.

A Conservative Version

But if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in this regard.

American Standard Version

but if a man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God in this name.

Amplified

but if anyone suffers [ill-treatment] as a Christian [because of his belief], he is not to be ashamed, but is to glorify God [because he is considered worthy to suffer] in this name.

An Understandable Version

But if a person should have to suffer because he is a Christian, he should not be ashamed [of it], but instead, he should bring honor to God by [wearing] the name [of Christ].

Anderson New Testament

But if any one suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God on this account.

Bible in Basic English

But if he undergoes punishment as a Christian, that is no shame to him; let him give glory to God in this name.

Common New Testament

yet if one suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but under that name let him glorify God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but whoever suffers as a christian, let him not be asham'd, but rather give thanks to God upon that account.

Darby Translation

but if as a christian, let him not be ashamed, but glorify God in this name.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

However, if any one suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him even glorify God on that account.

Godbey New Testament

but if as a Christian, be not ashamed, but glorify God in this name.

Goodspeed New Testament

but if a man suffers for being a Christian, he must not be ashamed of it, but must do honor to God through that name.

John Wesley New Testament

Yet if any suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.

Julia Smith Translation

And if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; and let him praise God in this portion.

King James 2000

Yet if any man suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But if [someone suffers] as a Christian, he must not be ashamed, but must glorify God with this name.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If any man suffer as a Christian man, let him not be ashamed: but let him glorify God on his behalf.

Moffatt New Testament

but if a man suffers for being a Christian, he must not be ashamed, he must rather glorify God for that.

Montgomery New Testament

But if any man is suffering as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him ever glorify God in this Name.

NET Bible

But if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but glorify God that you bear such a name.

New Heart English Bible

But if one of you suffers for being a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God in this name.

Noyes New Testament

but if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in this name.

Sawyer New Testament

but as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, let him glorify God on this account.

The Emphasized Bible

But, if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but be glorifying God in this name.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him give glory to God on this very account.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But, if a man suffers as a Christian, do not let him be ashamed of it; let him bring honour to God even though he bears that name.

Webster

Yet if any man suffereth as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.

Weymouth New Testament

If, however, any one suffers because he is a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God for being permitted to bear that name.

Williams New Testament

but if anyone suffers for being a Christian, he must not be ashamed of it, but should keep on praising God for bearing this name.

World English Bible

But if one of you suffers for being a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God in this matter.

Worrell New Testament

but, if one suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in this name.

Worsley New Testament

But if any suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God herein.

Youngs Literal Translation

and if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; and let him glorify God in this respect;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Yet
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

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

Χριστιανός 
Christianos 
Usage: 3

αἰσχύνομαι 
Aischuno 
be ashamed
Usage: 4

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

be ashamed
αἰσχύνομαι 
Aischuno 
be ashamed
Usage: 4

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

δοξάζω 
Doxazo 
Usage: 42

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

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

τούτῳ 
Touto 
Usage: 68

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 4:16

Images 1 Peter 4:16

Prayers for 1 Peter 4:16

Context Readings

Sharing The Sufferings Of Christ

15 But let none of you suffer as a murderer, or a thief, or an evildoer, or a meddler in the affairs of others. 16 But if one suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God because of this. 17 For the time has come for the judgment to begin from the house of God. And if it first begins from us, what will be the end of those disobeying the gospel of God?


Cross References

Acts 5:41

Then indeed they departed from the presence of the sanhedrin, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to be shamed for His name.

Acts 26:28

And Agrippa said to Paul, Do you persuade me to be a Christian in but a little?

Acts 11:26

And finding him, he brought him to Antioch. And it happened to them a whole year they were assembled in the church. And they taught a considerable crowd. And the disciples were first called Christian in Antioch.

Isaiah 24:15

Therefore glorify Jehovah in the flames, the name of the Lord Jehovah of Israel in the coasts of the sea.

Isaiah 50:7

For the Lord Jehovah will help Me; therefore I have not been ashamed. On account of this I have set My face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed.

Isaiah 54:4

Do not fear; for you shall not be ashamed, nor shall you blush; for you shall not be put to shame; for you shall forget the shame of your youth, and shall not remember the reproach of your widowhood any more.

Romans 5:2-5

Through Him we also have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice on the hope of the glory of God.

Ephesians 3:13-15

For this reason I desire that you faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.

Philippians 1:20

according to my earnest expectation and hope that I shall be ashamed in nothing, but as always now Christ shall be magnified in my body with all boldness, whether it is by life or by death.

Philippians 1:29

For to you it is given on behalf of Christ not only to believe on Him, but also to suffer for His sake,

2 Timothy 1:12

For this cause I also suffer these things; but I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed, and I am persuaded that He is able to guard My deposit unto that Day.

Hebrews 12:2-3

looking to Jesus the Author and Finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and sat down at the right of the throne of God.

James 1:2-4

My brothers, count it all joy when you fall into different kinds of temptations,

1 Peter 3:17-18

For it is better, if the will of God wills it, to suffer for well-doing than for evil-doing.

1 Peter 4:19

Therefore let those who suffer according to the will of God commit their souls in well-doing, as to a faithful Creator.

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