Parallel Verses

King James 2000

That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.

New American Standard Bible

so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.

King James Version

That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.

Holman Bible

in order to live the remaining time in the flesh, no longer for human desires, but for God’s will.

International Standard Version

so that he can live the rest of his mortal life guided, not by human desires, but by the will of God.

A Conservative Version

in order to live the remaining time in flesh, no longer by lusts of men, but by the will of God.

American Standard Version

that ye no longer should live the rest of your time in flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.

Amplified

so that he can no longer spend the rest of his natural life living for human appetites and desires, but [lives] for the will and purpose of God.

An Understandable Version

So then, you should no longer live the rest of your lives [to satisfy] the sinful desires of your body, but to do what God wants.

Anderson New Testament

so that he no longer lives the rest of his time in the flesh, according to the desires of men, but according to the will of God.

Bible in Basic English

So that you may give the rest of your lives in the flesh, not to the desires of men, but to the purpose of God.

Common New Testament

so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human lusts, but for the will of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

so that for the future he does not pass the rest of this life in gratifying his sensual passions, but in conformity to the divine precepts.

Darby Translation

no longer to live the rest of his time in the flesh to men's lusts, but to God's will.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

so that he no longer lives his remaining time in the flesh, to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.

Godbey New Testament

that he may no longer live the remaining time in carnality according to the lusts of men, but in the will of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

and no longer lives by what men desire, but for the rest of his earthly life by what God wills.

John Wesley New Testament

(for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin) That ye may no longer live the rest of your time in the flesh, to the desire of men, but to the will of God.

Julia Smith Translation

That no more to the eager desires of men, but to the will of God, should he live the remaining time in the flesh.

Lexham Expanded Bible

in order to live the remaining time in the flesh no longer for human desires, but for the will of God.

Modern King James verseion

in order no longer to live in the lusts of men, but in the will of God the remaining time in the flesh.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that he henceforward should live as much time as remaineth in the flesh, not after the lusts of men: but after the will of God.

Moffatt New Testament

nerve you to spend the rest of your time in the flesh for the will of God and no longer for human passions.

Montgomery New Testament

so that in future you may not spend your life in the flesh according to men's desires, but in the will of God.

NET Bible

in that he spends the rest of his time on earth concerned about the will of God and not human desires.

New Heart English Bible

that you no longer should live the rest of your time in the flesh for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.

Noyes New Testament

that ye may no longer live the remaining time in the flesh after the lusts of men, but after the will of God.

Sawyer New Testament

that you may no longer live the rest of your time in the flesh according to the desires of men, but according to the will of God.

The Emphasized Bible

To the end that, no longer, in men's covetings, but in God's will, ye may live, the still remaining time.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that he might not spend the remaining space of life in the flesh after human passions, but the divine will.

Twentieth Century New Testament

and so will live the rest of his earthly life guided, not by human passions, but by the will of God.

Webster

That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.

Weymouth New Testament

that in future you may spend the rest of your earthly lives, governed not by human passions, but by the will of God.

Williams New Testament

so that he no longer can spend the rest of his earthly life in harmony with human desires but in accordance with God's will.

World English Bible

that you no longer should live the rest of your time in the flesh for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.

Worrell New Testament

that ye no longer live the rest of your time in the flesh to the desires of men, but to the will of God.

Worsley New Testament

that he should no longer live the rest of his time in the flesh according to the lusts of men, but after the will of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

no more in the desires of men, but in the will of God, to live the rest of the time in the flesh;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

he
βιόω 
Bioo 
Usage: 1

no longer
μηκέτι 
meketi 
no more, no longer, henceforth not, no, no ... henceforward, hereafter,
Usage: 16

βιόω 
Bioo 
Usage: 1

the rest
ἐπίλοιπος 
Epiloipos 
Usage: 1

of
χρόνος 
Chronos 
Usage: 41

χρόνος 
Chronos 
Usage: 41

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

the flesh
σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

to the lusts
ἐπιθυμία 
Epithumia 
Usage: 35

of men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

to the will
θέλημα 
thelema 
will, desire, pleasure
Usage: 45

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 4:2

Devotionals containing 1 Peter 4:2

References

Images 1 Peter 4:2

Prayers for 1 Peter 4:2

Context Readings

The Time For Behaving Like The Gentiles Is Past

1 Since therefore Christ has suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin; 2 That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God. 3 For the time past of our life will suffice us to have done the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in licentiousness, lusts, excess of wine, reveling, carousing, and abominable idolatries:


Cross References

Mark 3:35

For whosoever shall do the will of God, the same is my brother, and my sister, and mother.

Romans 6:11

Likewise reckon you also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 14:7

For none of us lives to himself, and no man dies to himself.

2 Corinthians 5:15

And that he died for all, that they who live should no longer live unto themselves, but unto him who died for them, and rose again.

Psalm 143:10

Teach me to do your will; for you are my God: your Spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.

Hosea 6:7

But they like men have transgressed the covenant: there have they dealt treacherously against me.

Matthew 7:21

Not every one that says unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 12:50

For whosoever shall do the will of my Father who is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.

Matthew 21:31

Which of the two did the will of his father? They said unto him, The first. Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the tax collectors and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.

Mark 7:21

For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

John 1:13

Who were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

John 7:17

If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

Romans 6:2

God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer in it?

Romans 7:4

Therefore, my brethren, you also have become dead to the law by the body of Christ; that you should be married to another, even to him who is raised from the dead, that we should bring forth fruit unto God.

Romans 12:2

And be not conformed to this world: but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

Galatians 2:19-20

For I through the law am dead to the law, that I might live unto God.

Ephesians 2:3

Among whom also we all had our behavior in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.

Ephesians 4:17

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you no longer walk as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,

Ephesians 4:22-24

That you put off concerning the former way of life the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;

Ephesians 5:7-8

Be not therefore partakers with them.

Ephesians 5:17

Therefore be not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.

Ephesians 6:6

Not with eye service, as men pleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart;

Colossians 1:9

For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that you might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;

Colossians 3:7-8

In which you also once walked, when you lived in them.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, greets you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.

1 Thessalonians 5:18

In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

Titus 3:3-8

For we ourselves also were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.

Hebrews 13:21

Make you complete in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.

James 1:18

Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.

1 Peter 1:14

As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:

1 Peter 2:1

Therefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speaking,

1 Peter 2:14-15

Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.

1 John 2:17

And the world passes away, and the lust thereof: but he that does the will of God abides forever.

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