Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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.

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 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 the gospel was preached also to the 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 has drawn near. Therefore be of sound mind, and be sensible to prayers. 8 And above all things have fervent love to yourselves, for love will cover a multitude of sins.


Cross References

1 Peter 1:13

Therefore girding up the loins of your mind, being sober, perfectly hope for the grace being brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ,

Luke 21:36

Watch therefore, praying in every season that you may be counted worthy to escape all these things which shall occur, 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 you do at the end of it?

Ezekiel 7:2-3

And you, son of man, so says the Lord Jehovah to the land of Israel: An end! The end has come on the four corners of the land.

Ezekiel 7:6

An end has come, the end has come. It awakes against you; behold, it has come.

Matthew 24:13-14

But he who endures to the end, the same shall be kept safe.

Matthew 24:42

Therefore watch; for you do not know what hour your Lord comes.

Matthew 25:13

Therefore watch, for you do not know either the day or the hour in which the Son of Man comes.

Matthew 26:38-41

Then He said to them, My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Wait here and watch with Me.

Mark 13:33-37

Take heed, watch and pray, for you do not know when the time is.

Mark 14:37-38

And He came and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, Simon, do you sleep? Could you not watch one hour?

Luke 21:34

And take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts are weighed down with headaches and drinking and anxieties of this life; and that day should suddenly come on you;

Luke 22:46

And He said to them, Why do you sleep? Rise and pray lest you enter into temptation.

Romans 12:12

rejoicing in hope, patient in affliction, steadfastly continuing in prayer,

Romans 13:11-12

This also, knowing the time, that it is already time to awake out of sleep; for now our salvation is nearer than when we believed.

1 Corinthians 7:29

But this I say, brothers, The time is short. It remains that both those who have wives should be as not having one.

1 Corinthians 15:24

then is the end, when He delivers the kingdom to God, even the Father; when He makes to cease all rule and all authority and power.

Ephesians 6:18

praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching to this very thing with all perseverance and supplication for all saints.

Philippians 4:5

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

Colossians 4:2

Continue in prayer and watch in it with thanksgiving,

1 Thessalonians 5:6-8

Therefore let us not sleep as the rest do, but let us watch and be calm.

2 Timothy 4:5

But you watch in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, fully carry out your ministry.

Titus 2:12

teaching us that having denied ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live discreetly, 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 you see the Day approaching.

James 5:8-9

You also be patient, establish your hearts, for the coming of your Lord draws near.

1 Peter 3:7

Likewise, husbands, live together according to knowledge, giving honor to the wife as to the weaker vessel, the female, as truly being co-heirs together of the grace of life, not cutting off your prayers.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sensible and vigilant, because your adversary the Devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking someone he may devour;

2 Peter 3:9-11

The Lord is not slow concerning His promise, as some count slowness, but is long-suffering toward us, not purposing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

1 John 2:18-19

Little children, it is the last time. And just as you have heard that antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have risen up, from which we know that it is the last hour.

Revelation 16:15

Behold, I am coming as a thief. Blessed is the one who watches and keeps his garments, lest he walk naked and they see his shame.

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