(A)In this you greatly rejoice, though now (B)for a little while, if need be, (C)you have been [a]grieved by various trials, that (D)the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though (E)it is tested by fire, (F)may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ,

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  1. 1 Peter 1:6 distressed

(A)In this you greatly rejoice, even though now (B)for a little while, (C)if necessary, you have been distressed by (D)various [a]trials, so that the [b](E)proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which perishes (F)though tested by fire, (G)may be found to result in praise, glory, and honor at (H)the revelation of Jesus Christ;

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  1. 1 Peter 1:6 Or temptations
  2. 1 Peter 1:7 Or genuineness

In this you rejoice greatly, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials, so that the genuineness of your faith, which is much more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested and purified by fire, may be found to result in [your] praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

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In all this you greatly rejoice,(A) though now for a little while(B) you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials.(C) These have come so that the proven genuineness(D) of your faith—of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire(E)—may result in praise, glory and honor(F) when Jesus Christ is revealed.(G)

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Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations:

That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:

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For (A)whom the Lord loves He chastens,
And scourges every son whom He receives.”

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(A)For (B)whom the Lord loves He disciplines,
And He punishes every son whom He accepts.”

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For the Lord disciplines and corrects those whom He loves,
And He punishes every son whom He receives and welcomes [to His heart].”(A)

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because the Lord disciplines the one he loves,(A)
    and he chastens everyone he accepts as his son.”[a](B)

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  1. Hebrews 12:6 Prov. 3:11,12 (see Septuagint)

For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.

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But if you are without chastening, (A)of which all have become partakers, then you are illegitimate and not sons.

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But if you are without discipline, (A)of which all have become partakers, then you are illegitimate children and not sons.

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Now if you are exempt from correction and without discipline, in which all [of God’s children] share, then you are illegitimate children and not sons [at all].

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If you are not disciplined—and everyone undergoes discipline(A)—then you are not legitimate, not true sons and daughters at all.

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But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.

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Christ’s Example to Be Followed

Therefore, since Christ suffered [a]for us in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same mind, for he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, that he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh for the lusts of men, (A)but for the will of God.

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  1. 1 Peter 4:1 NU omits for us

Keep Fervent in Your Love

Therefore, since (A)Christ has [a]suffered in the flesh, (B)arm yourselves also with the same purpose, because (C)the one who has [b]suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, (D)so as to live (E)the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human lusts, but for the (F)will of God.

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  1. 1 Peter 4:1 I.e., suffered death
  2. 1 Peter 4:1 I.e., suffered death

Keep Fervent in Your Love

Therefore, since [a]Christ suffered in the flesh [and died for us], arm yourselves [like warriors] with the same purpose [being willing to suffer for doing what is right and pleasing God], because whoever has suffered in the flesh [being like-minded with Christ] is done with [intentional] sin [having stopped pleasing the world], so that he can no longer spend the rest of his natural life living for human appetites and desires, but [lives] for the will and purpose of God.

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  1. 1 Peter 4:1 See 3:18.

Living for God

Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body,(A) arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin.(B) As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires,(C) but rather for the will of God.

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Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin;

That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.

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19 Therefore let those who suffer according to the will of God (A)commit their souls to Him in doing good, as to a faithful Creator.

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19 Therefore, those also who suffer according to (A)the will of God are to entrust their souls to a faithful Creator in doing what is right.

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