19 For this finds [a]favor, if for the sake of (A)conscience toward God a person bears up under sorrows when suffering unjustly. 20 For what credit is there if, when you sin and are harshly treated, you endure it with patience? But if (B)when you do what is right and suffer for it you patiently endure it, this finds [b]favor with God.

Christ Is Our Example

21 For (C)you have been called for this purpose, (D)since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you (E)an example for you to follow in His steps, 22 who (F)committed no sin, nor was any deceit found in His mouth; 23 [c]and while being (G)reviled, He did not revile in return; while suffering, He uttered no threats, but kept entrusting Himself to Him who judges righteously;

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 2:19 Or grace
  2. 1 Peter 2:20 V 19, note 1
  3. 1 Peter 2:23 Lit who

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