17 For it is better, if it is God’s will,(A) to suffer for doing good(B) than for doing evil.

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17 For it is better, if the will of God be so, that ye suffer for well doing, than for evil doing.

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19 For it is commendable if someone bears up under the pain of unjust suffering because they are conscious of God.(A)

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19 For this is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully.

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20 But how is it to your credit if you receive a beating for doing wrong and endure it? But if you suffer for doing good and you endure it, this is commendable before God.(A)

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20 For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.

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15 If you suffer, it should not be as a murderer or thief or any other kind of criminal, or even as a meddler.

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15 But let none of you suffer as a murderer, or as a thief, or as an evildoer, or as a busybody in other men's matters.

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16 However, if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but praise God that you bear that name.(A)

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16 Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.

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