1 Peter 4:1-11 New International Version (NIV)
Living for God
4 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. 2 As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God. 3 For you have spent enough time in the past doing what pagans choose to do—living in debauchery, lust, drunkenness, orgies, carousing and detestable idolatry. 4 They are surprised that you do not join them in their reckless, wild living, and they heap abuse on you. 5 But they will have to give account to him who is ready to judge the living and the dead. 6 For this is the reason the gospel was preached even to those who are now dead, so that they might be judged according to human standards in regard to the body, but live according to God in regard to the spirit.
7 The end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray. 8 Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. 9 Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. 10 Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. 11 If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God. If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen.
1 Peter 4:1-11 Mounce Reverse-Interlinear New Testament (MOUNCE)
4 Therefore oun since Christ Christos suffered paschō in the flesh sarx, arm yourselves hoplizō also kai with the ho same autos way of thinking ennoia, that is, that hoti the ho one who has suffered paschō in the flesh sarx has finished pauō with sin hamartia, 2 so that eis you no longer mēketi live bioō your ho remaining epiloipos days chronos in en the flesh sarx concerned about human anthrōpos desires epithumia but alla about the will thelēma of God theos. 3 For gar the ho time chronos already gone by parerchomai is enough arketos for you to have done what ho the ho pagans ethnos like boulēma to do katergazomai, carrying on poreuō in en sensuality aselgeia, passions epithumia, drunkenness oinophlygia, orgies kōmos, drinking parties potos, and kai disgusting athemitos worship of idols eidōlolatria. 4 In en all this hos, they are surprised xenizō that you hymeis do not mē plunge syntrechō with them into eis the ho same autos flood anachusis of ho debauchery asōtia, and they malign blasphēmeō you. 5 They hos will give apodidōmi an account logos to ho him who stands echō ready hetoimōs to judge krinō the living zaō and kai the dead nekros. 6 It was for eis this houtos very purpose · kai that the gospel was preached euangelizō to the dead nekros, so that hina though men they were judged krinō as kata men anthrōpos in the flesh sarx, they might live zaō · de as kata God theos in the Spirit pneuma.
7 The ho end telos of all things pas · de is at hand engizō, so oun use sound judgment sōphroneō and kai be sober-minded nēphō for eis the sake of prayer proseuchē. 8 Above pro all pas, · ho maintain echō a fervent ektenēs love agapē among eis yourselves heautou, for hoti love agapē covers kalyptō a multitude plēthos of sins hamartia. 9 Be hospitable philoxenos to eis one another allēlōn without aneu grumbling gongysmos. 10 Each one hekastos should serve diakoneō others heautou in respect to kathōs the gift charisma he has received lambanō, as hōs a good kalos steward oikonomos of charis the grace charis of God theos in its various forms poikilos: 11 if ei someone tis speaks laleō, as hōs speaking the oracles logion of God theos; if ei someone tis serves diakoneō, as hōs by ek the strength ischus that hos God theos supplies chorēgeō · ho— so that hina in en everything pas God theos may be glorified doxazō · ho through dia Jesus Iēsous Christ Christos. To him hos belong eimi · ho glory doxa and kai · ho power kratos for eis all ho time aiōn ho. · ho Amen amēn.
1 Peter 4:1-11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
Good Stewards of God’s Grace
4 Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh,[a] arm yourselves also with the same intention (for whoever has suffered in the flesh has finished with sin), 2 so as to live for the rest of your earthly life[b] no longer by human desires but by the will of God. 3 You have already spent enough time in doing what the Gentiles like to do, living in licentiousness, passions, drunkenness, revels, carousing, and lawless idolatry. 4 They are surprised that you no longer join them in the same excesses of dissipation, and so they blaspheme.[c] 5 But they will have to give an accounting to him who stands ready to judge the living and the dead. 6 For this is the reason the gospel was proclaimed even to the dead, so that, though they had been judged in the flesh as everyone is judged, they might live in the spirit as God does.
7 The end of all things is near;[d] therefore be serious and discipline yourselves for the sake of your prayers. 8 Above all, maintain constant love for one another, for love covers a multitude of sins. 9 Be hospitable to one another without complaining. 10 Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received. 11 Whoever speaks must do so as one speaking the very words of God; whoever serves must do so with the strength that God supplies, so that God may be glorified in all things through Jesus Christ. To him belong the glory and the power forever and ever. Amen.
1 Peter 4:1-11 New Living Translation (NLT)
Living for God
4 So then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too. For if you have suffered physically for Christ, you have finished with sin.[a] 2 You won’t spend the rest of your lives chasing your own desires, but you will be anxious to do the will of God. 3 You have had enough in the past of the evil things that godless people enjoy—their immorality and lust, their feasting and drunkenness and wild parties, and their terrible worship of idols.
4 Of course, your former friends are surprised when you no longer plunge into the flood of wild and destructive things they do. So they slander you. 5 But remember that they will have to face God, who stands ready to judge everyone, both the living and the dead. 6 That is why the Good News was preached to those who are now dead[b]—so although they were destined to die like all people,[c] they now live forever with God in the Spirit.[d]
7 The end of the world is coming soon. Therefore, be earnest and disciplined in your prayers. 8 Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins. 9 Cheerfully share your home with those who need a meal or a place to stay.
10 God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another. 11 Do you have the gift of speaking? Then speak as though God himself were speaking through you. Do you have the gift of helping others? Do it with all the strength and energy that God supplies. Then everything you do will bring glory to God through Jesus Christ. All glory and power to him forever and ever! Amen.
1 Peter 4:1-11 New English Translation (NET Bible)
4 So, since Christ suffered[a] in the flesh, you also arm yourselves with the same attitude, because the one who has suffered in the flesh has finished with sin,[b] 2 in that he spends the rest of his time[c] on earth concerned about the will of God and not human desires. 3 For the time that has passed was sufficient for you to do what the non-Christians[d] desire.[e] You lived then[f] in debauchery, evil desires, drunkenness, carousing, drinking bouts,[g] and wanton idolatries.[h] 4 So[i] they are astonished[j] when you do not rush with them into the same flood of wickedness, and they vilify you.[k] 5 They will face a reckoning before[l] Jesus Christ[m] who stands ready to judge the living and the dead. 6 Now it was for this very purpose[n] that the gospel was preached to those who are now dead,[o] so that though[p] they were judged in the flesh[q] by human standards[r] they may live spiritually[s] by God’s standards.[t]
Service, Suffering, and Judgment
7 For the culmination of all things is near. So be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of prayer.[u] 8 Above all keep[v] your love for one another fervent,[w] because love covers a multitude of sins.[x] 9 Show hospitality[y] to one another without complaining. 10 Just as each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another[z] as good stewards of the varied grace of God. 11 Whoever speaks, let it be with[aa] God’s words.[ab] Whoever serves, do so with the strength[ac] that God supplies, so that in everything God will be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong[ad] the glory and the power forever and ever. Amen.
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