1 Peter 2:15

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:
New King James Version

For this is the will of God, that by doing good you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men ­-
New American Standard Bible

For such is the will of God that by doing right you may silence the ignorance of foolish men.
New International Version

For it is God’s will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish men.
The Amplified Bible

For it is God’s will and intention that by doing right [your good and honest lives] should silence (muzzle, gag) the ignorant charges and ill-informed criticisms of foolish persons.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

for so is the will of God, that by doing good you might be reducing to silence the ignorance of men who are unreflecting and unintelligent;
Phillips’ Modern English

It is the will of God that you may thus silence the ill-informed criticisms of the foolish.
Williams’ Language of the People

For it is God’s will that by doing right you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish people.
 
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See Also:


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  1. Doing the Will of God - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) A study in the New Testament about the importance of doing the will of God.

  2. The Keys of the Kingdom - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) With knowledge of the keys to the kingdom of God, one must certainly possess eternal life – right?

  3. One Hundred and Seven Theses - Steve Camp Christianity today is increasingly dominated by the spirit of this age rather than the Spirit of Christ. We call ourselves to repent of this sin and to recover the historic Christian faith in the arts again.

  4. The Wiles of the Adversary in the Spiritual Sphere Concerning Revelations, the Voice of the Lord, Guidance, and Liberty.; The Warfare With Satan and the Way of Victory - Jesse Penn-Lewis Let us see that we are now encased safely in the heavenly armour, under the protection of the Blood of the Lamb, as we take the sword of the Spirit, the Word of God, and unveil some of the wiles of the devil which he plans around some aspects of the life in the spiritual sphere.
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