Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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 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.

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.

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 thief, or evil-doer, or as an inspector into other men's matters; 16 and if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; and let him glorify God in this respect; 17 because it is the time of the beginning of the judgment from the house of God, and if first from us, what the end of those disobedient to the good news of God?


Cross References

Acts 5:41

they, indeed, then, departed from the presence of the sanhedrim, rejoicing that for his name they were counted worthy to suffer dishonour,

Acts 26:28

And Agrippa said unto Paul, 'In a little thou dost persuade me to become a Christian!'

Acts 11:26

and having found him, he brought him to Antioch, and it came to pass that they a whole year did assemble together in the assembly, and taught a great multitude, the disciples also were divinely called first in Antioch Christians.

Isaiah 24:15

Therefore in prosperity honour ye Jehovah, In isles of the sea, the name of Jehovah, God of Israel.

Isaiah 50:7

And the Lord Jehovah giveth help to me, Therefore I have not been ashamed, Therefore I have set my face as a flint, And I know that I am not ashamed.

Isaiah 54:4

And desolate cities they cause to be inhabited. Fear not, for thou art not ashamed, Nor blush, for thou art not confounded, For the shame of thy youth thou forgettest, And the reproach of thy widowhood Thou dost not remember any more.

Romans 5:2-5

through whom also we have the access by the faith into this grace in which we have stood, and we boast on the hope of the glory of God.

Ephesians 3:13-15

wherefore, I ask you not to faint in my tribulations for you, which is your glory.

Philippians 1:20

according to my earnest expectation and hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, and in all freedom, as always, also now Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether through life or through death,

Philippians 1:29

because to you it was granted, on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also on behalf of him to suffer;

2 Timothy 1:12

for which cause also these things I suffer, but I am not ashamed, for I have known in whom I have believed, and have been persuaded that he is able that which I have committed to him to guard -- to that day.

Hebrews 12:2-3

looking to the author and perfecter of faith -- Jesus, who, over-against the joy set before him -- did endure a cross, shame having despised, on the right hand also of the throne of God did sit down;

James 1:2-4

All joy count it, my brethren, when ye may fall into temptations manifold;

1 Peter 3:17-18

for it is better doing good, if the will of God will it, to suffer, than doing evil;

1 Peter 4:19

so that also those suffering according to the will of god, as to a stedfast Creator, let them commit their own souls in good doing.

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