Parallel Verses

Common New Testament

The end of all things is near; therefore be clear minded and sober for your prayers.

New American Standard Bible

The end of all things is near; therefore, be of sound judgment and sober spirit for the purpose of prayer.

King James Version

But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.

Holman Bible

Now the end of all things is near; therefore, be serious and disciplined for prayer.

International Standard Version

Because everything will soon come to an end, be sensible and clear-headed, so you can pray.

A Conservative Version

But the end of all things has approached. Therefore be serious, and be sober for the prayers.

American Standard Version

But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore of sound mind, and be sober unto prayer:

Amplified

The end and culmination of all things is near. Therefore, be sound-minded and self-controlled for the purpose of prayer [staying balanced and focused on the things of God so that your communication will be clear, reasonable, specific and pleasing to Him.]

An Understandable Version

But the end of everything [as far as your lives are concerned] is near, so be sensible, and sober [so as to be] prayerful.

Anderson New Testament

But the end of all things is at hand; be sober-minded, therefore, and watchful, that you may pray.

Bible in Basic English

But the end of all things is near: so be serious in your behaviour and keep on the watch with prayer;

Daniel Mace New Testament

The consummation of all things draws nigh. be temperate, be vigilant in prayer.

Darby Translation

But the end of all things is drawn nigh: be sober therefore, and be watchful unto prayers;

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Now the end of all things has approached; be, therefore, sober, and watch to prayer.

Godbey New Testament

But the end of all things is at hand. Therefore be prudent, and sober unto prayers:

Goodspeed New Testament

But the end of all things is near. Be serious and collected, therefore, and pray.

John Wesley New Testament

But the end of all things is at hand; be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.

Julia Smith Translation

And the end of all has drawn near: be ye therefore of sound mind, and live abstemiously in prayers.

King James 2000

But the end of all things is at hand: be therefore sober minded, and watch unto prayer.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now the end of all [things] draws near. Therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for [your] prayers.

Modern King James verseion

But the end of all things has drawn near. Therefore be of sound mind, and be sensible to prayers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The end of all things is at hand. Be ye therefore discreet, and sober, that ye may be apt to prayers.

Moffatt New Testament

Now the end of all is near. Steady then, keep cool and pray!

Montgomery New Testament

But the end of all things is close at hand; so be sober, watch and pray.

NET Bible

For the culmination of all things is near. So be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of prayer.

New Heart English Bible

But the end of all things is near. Therefore be of sound mind, self-controlled, and sober in prayer.

Noyes New Testament

But the end of all things is at hand; be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.

Sawyer New Testament

But the end of all things is at hand. Be sober therefore, and watch in prayers;

The Emphasized Bible

But, the end of all things, hath drawn near: - be of sound mind, therefore, and be sober for prayers;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But the end of all things is near: be ye therefore sober-minded, and vigilant in prayers.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But the end of all things is near. Therefore exercise self-restraint and be calm, that you may be able to pray.

Webster

But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch to prayer.

Weymouth New Testament

But the end of all things is now close at hand: therefore be sober-minded and temperate, so that you may give yourselves to prayer.

Williams New Testament

But the end of everything on earth is near. So be serious and sober minded, that you may give yourselves to prayer.

World English Bible

But the end of all things is near. Therefore be of sound mind, self-controlled, and sober in prayer.

Worrell New Testament

But the end of all things has drawn near; be ye, therefore, of sound mind, and be sober unto prayers;

Worsley New Testament

But the end of all things draws nigh: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer:

Youngs Literal Translation

And of all things the end hath come nigh; be sober-minded, then, and watch unto the prayers,

Interlinear

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

the end
τέλος 
Telos 
Usage: 28

of all things
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

is at hand
ἐγγίζω 
Eggizo 
Usage: 28

be ye
σωφρονέω 
Sophroneo 
be in right mind, be sober, be sober minded, soberly
Usage: 6

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

σωφρονέω 
Sophroneo 
be in right mind, be sober, be sober minded, soberly
Usage: 6

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

νήφω 
Nepho 
be sober, watch
Usage: 6

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 4:7

Devotionals containing 1 Peter 4:7

References

Images 1 Peter 4:7

Prayers for 1 Peter 4:7

Context Readings

Serving To The Glory Of God

6 For this reason the gospel was preached even to those who are dead, that though they are judged in the flesh as men, they might live in the spirit according to the will of God. 7 The end of all things is near; therefore be clear minded and sober for your prayers. 8 Above all, hold unfailing your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins.


Cross References

1 Peter 1:13

Therefore, prepare your minds for action, be sober in spirit, set your hope fully on the grace to be given you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

Luke 21:36

Watch at all times, and pray always that you may have strength to escape all these things that will take place, and to stand before the Son of Man."

Luke 21:36

Watch at all times, and pray always that you may have strength to escape all these things that will take place, and to stand before the Son of Man."

Luke 21:36

Watch at all times, and pray always that you may have strength to escape all these things that will take place, and to stand before the Son of Man."

Luke 21:36-3

Watch at all times, and pray always that you may have strength to escape all these things that will take place, and to stand before the Son of Man."

Luke 21:36

Watch at all times, and pray always that you may have strength to escape all these things that will take place, and to stand before the Son of Man."

Matthew 24:13-14

But he who endures to the end will be saved.

Matthew 24:42

Watch therefore, for you do not know on what day your Lord is coming.

Matthew 25:13

Therefore keep watch, for you know neither the day nor the hour.

Matthew 26:38-41

Then he said to them, "My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Stay here and watch with me."

Mark 13:33-37

Take heed, watch; for you do not know when the time will come.

Mark 14:37-38

Then he came and found them sleeping, and he said to Peter, "Simon, are you asleep? Could you not watch one hour?

Luke 21:34

"But take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts be weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and cares of this life, and that Day come on you unexpectedly like a trap.

Luke 22:46

He said to them, "Why do you sleep? Rise and pray that you may not enter into temptation."

Romans 12:12

Rejoice in your hope, be patient in tribulation, be faithful in prayer.

Romans 13:11-12

And do this, knowing the hour, that now it is full time for you to wake from sleep. For now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed.

1 Corinthians 7:29

I mean, brethren, the appointed time has grown very short; so that from now on, those who have wives should live as though they had none,

1 Corinthians 15:24

Then comes the end, when he hands over the kingdom to God the Father after he has destroyed all rule and all authority and power.

Ephesians 6:18

Pray at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and petition. And with this in view, keep alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,

Philippians 4:5

Let your gentle spirit be known to all men. The Lord is near.

Colossians 4:2

Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.

1 Thessalonians 5:6-8

So then let us not sleep, as others do, but let us be alert and sober.

2 Timothy 4:5

But you, be sober in all things, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.

Titus 2:12

training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live sober, upright, and godly lives in this present age,

Hebrews 10:25

not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more, as you see the Day drawing near.

James 5:8-9

You too be patient; strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near.

1 Peter 3:7

Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with honor as the weaker partner, since you are joint heirs of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sober, be alert. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

2 Peter 3:9-11

The Lord is not slow about his promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.

1 John 2:18-19

Little children, it is the last hour; and as you have heard that the Antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come; by this we know that it is the last hour.

Revelation 16:15

("Behold, I am coming like a thief! Blessed is he who stays awake and keeps his clothes with him, so that he may not go naked and be shamefully exposed.")

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