Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Now the end of all things is near; therefore, be clear-headed 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

But the end and culmination of all things has now come near; keep sound minded and self-restrained and alert therefore for [the practice of] prayer.

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;

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But the end of all things is at hand; be ye, therefore, temperate 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,

Verse Picture

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 for this cause was the gospel preached also to them that are dead, that they might be judged according to men in the flesh, but live according to God in the spirit. 7 But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer. 8 And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.


Cross References

1 Peter 1:13

Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;

Luke 21:36

Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.

Ecclesiastes 7:2

It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart.

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?

Ezekiel 7:2-3

Also, thou son of man, thus saith the Lord GOD unto the land of Israel; An end, the end is come upon the four corners of the land.

Ezekiel 7:6

An end is come, the end is come: it watcheth for thee; behold, it is come.

Matthew 24:13-14

But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.

Matthew 24:42

Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.

Matthew 25:13

Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.

Matthew 26:38-41

Then saith he unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death: tarry ye here, and watch with me.

Mark 13:33-37

Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is.

Mark 14:37-38

And he cometh, and findeth them sleeping, and saith unto Peter, Simon, sleepest thou? couldest not thou watch one hour?

Luke 21:34

And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

Luke 22:46

And said unto them, Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation.

Romans 12:12

Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;

Romans 13:11-12

And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.

1 Corinthians 7:29

But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remaineth, that both they that have wives be as though they had none;

1 Corinthians 15:24

Then cometh the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father; when he shall have put down all rule and all authority and power.

Ephesians 6:18

Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;

Philippians 4:5

Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.

Colossians 4:2

Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;

1 Thessalonians 5:6-8

Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.

2 Timothy 4:5

But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.

Titus 2:12

Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;

Hebrews 10:25

Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.

James 5:8-9

Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.

1 Peter 3:7

Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

1 Peter 5:8

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

2 Peter 3:9-11

The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

1 John 2:18-19

Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.

Revelation 16:15

Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.

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