Parallel Verses

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

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

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;

Common New Testament

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

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;

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, to this end of the gospel was preached to the dead, that they might, indeed, be judged according to men in the flesh, but live according to God in the spirit. 7 Now the end of all things has approached; be, therefore, sober, and watch to prayer. 8 And above all things, have fervent love to one another; for love will cover a multitude of sins.


Cross References

1 Peter 3:7

In like manner, husbands, dwell with your wives according to knowledge, giving honor to the wife, as the weaker vessel, and as joint heirs of the favor of life, that your prayers be not hindered.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sober, be vigilant: your adversary, the devil, is walking about as a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour:

2 Peter 3:9-11

The Lord does not delay his promise in the manner some account delaying; but he exercises long-suffering toward us, not desiring that any should perish, but that all should come to reformation.

1 John 2:18-19

Young children, it is the last period. And as you have heard that the antichrist comes, so, now, there are many antichrists; whence you know that it is the last period.

Revelation 16:15

Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watches, and keeps his garments, that he may not walk naked, so that they should see his shame.

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