Parallel Verses

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.

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 with 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 [one is ill-treated and suffers] as a Christian [which he is contemptuously called], let him not be ashamed, but give glory to God that he is [deemed 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But if anyone suffers 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 King James verseion

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

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.

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 For let none of you suffer as a murderer, or a thief, or an evil doer, or a meddler in other men's matters. 16 But if one of you suffers for being a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God in this matter. 17 For the time has come for judgment to begin with the household of God. If it begins first with us, what will happen to those who don't obey the Good News of God?


Cross References

Acts 5:41

They therefore departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonor for Jesus' name.

Acts 26:28

Agrippa said to Paul, "With a little persuasion are you trying to make me a Christian?"

Acts 11:26

When he had found him, he brought him to Antioch. It happened, that for a whole year they were gathered together with the assembly, and taught many people. The disciples were first called Christians in Antioch.

Isaiah 24:15

Therefore glorify Yahweh in the east, even the name of Yahweh, the God of Israel, in the islands of the sea!

Isaiah 50:7

For the Lord Yahweh will help me; therefore I have not been confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be disappointed.

Isaiah 54:4

"Don't be afraid; for you shall not be ashamed: neither be confounded; for you shall not be disappointed: for you shall forget the shame of your youth; and the reproach of your widowhood you shall remember no more.

Romans 5:2-5

through whom we also have our access by faith into this grace in which we stand. We rejoice in hope of the glory of God.

Ephesians 3:13-15

Therefore I ask that you may not lose heart at my troubles for you, which are your glory.

Philippians 1:20

according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I will in no way be disappointed, but with all boldness, as always, now also Christ will be magnified in my body, whether by life, or by death.

Philippians 1:29

Because it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer on his behalf,

2 Timothy 1:12

For this cause I also suffer these things. Yet I am not ashamed, for I know him whom I have believed, and I am persuaded that he is able to guard that which I have committed to him against that day.

Hebrews 12:2-3

looking to Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising its shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

James 1:2-4

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you fall into various temptations,

1 Peter 3:17-18

For it is better, if it is God's will, that you suffer for doing well than for doing evil.

1 Peter 4:19

Therefore let them also who suffer according to the will of God in doing good entrust their souls to him, as to a faithful Creator.

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