Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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 also to dead men was good news proclaimed, that they may be judged, indeed, according to men in the flesh, and may live according to God in the spirit. 7 And of all things the end hath come nigh; be sober-minded, then, and watch unto the prayers, 8 and, before all things, to one another having the earnest love, because the love shall cover a multitude of sins;


Cross References

1 Peter 1:13

Wherefore having girded up the loins of your mind, being sober, hope perfectly upon the grace that is being brought to you in the revelation of Jesus Christ,

Luke 21:36

watch ye, then, in every season, praying that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that are about to come to pass, and to stand before the Son of Man.'

Ecclesiastes 7:2

Better to go unto a house of mourning, Than to go unto a house of banqueting, For that is the end of all men, And the living layeth it unto his heart.

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets have prophesied falsely, And the priests bear rule by their means, And My people have loved it so, And what do they at its latter end?

Ezekiel 7:2-3

An end, come hath the end on the four corners of the land.

Ezekiel 7:6

An end hath come, come hath the end, It hath waked for thee, lo, it hath come.

Matthew 24:13-14

but he who did endure to the end, he shall be saved;

Matthew 24:42

'Watch ye therefore, because ye have not known in what hour your Lord doth come;

Matthew 25:13

'Watch therefore, for ye have not known the day nor the hour in which the Son of Man doth come.

Matthew 26:38-41

then saith he to them, 'Exceedingly sorrowful is my soul -- unto death; abide ye here, and watch with me.'

Mark 13:33-37

Take heed, watch and pray, for ye have not known when the time is;

Mark 14:37-38

And he cometh, and findeth them sleeping, and saith to Peter, 'Simon, thou dost sleep! thou wast not able to watch one hour!

Luke 21:34

'And take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts may be weighed down with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and anxieties of life, and suddenly that day may come on you,

Luke 22:46

and he said to them, 'Why do ye sleep? having risen, pray that ye may not enter into temptation.'

Romans 12:12

in the hope rejoicing; in the tribulation enduring; in the prayer persevering;

Romans 13:11-12

And this, knowing the time, that for us, the hour already is to be aroused out of sleep, for now nearer is our salvation than when we did believe;

1 Corinthians 7:29

And this I say, brethren, the time henceforth is having been shortened -- that both those having wives may be as not having;

1 Corinthians 15:24

then -- the end, when he may deliver up the reign to God, even the Father, when he may have made useless all rule, and all authority and power --

Ephesians 6:18

through all prayer and supplication praying at all times in the Spirit, and in regard to this same, watching in all perseverance and supplication for all the saints --

Philippians 4:5

let your forbearance be known to all men; the Lord is near;

Colossians 4:2

In the prayer continue ye, watching in it in thanksgiving;

1 Thessalonians 5:6-8

so, then, we may not sleep as also the others, but watch and be sober,

2 Timothy 4:5

And thou -- watch in all things; suffer evil; do the work of one proclaiming good news; of thy ministration make full assurance,

Titus 2:12

teaching us, that denying the impiety and the worldly desires, soberly and righteously and piously we may live in the present age,

Hebrews 10:25

not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as a custom of certain is, but exhorting, and so much the more as ye see the day coming nigh.

James 5:8-9

be patient, ye also; establish your hearts, because the presence of the Lord hath drawn nigh;

1 Peter 3:7

The husbands, in like manner, dwelling with them, according to knowledge, as to a weaker vessel -- to the wife -- imparting honour, as also being heirs together of the grace of life, that your prayers be not hindered.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sober, vigilant, because your opponent the devil, as a roaring lion, doth walk about, seeking whom he may swallow up,

2 Peter 3:9-11

the Lord is not slow in regard to the promise, as certain count slowness, but is long-suffering to us, not counselling any to be lost but all to pass on to reformation,

1 John 2:18-19

Little youths, it is the last hour; and even as ye heard that the antichrist doth come, even now antichrists have become many -- whence we know that it is the last hour;

Revelation 16:15

lo, I do come as a thief; happy is he who is watching, and keeping his garments, that he may not walk naked, and they may see his unseemliness,' --

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