1 Peter 2:19

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

For this is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully.
New King James Version

For this is commendable, if because of conscience toward God one endures grief, suffering wrongfully.
New American Standard Bible

For this finds favor (grace), if for the sake of conscience toward God a man bears up under sorrows when suffering unjustly.
New International Version

For it is commendable if a man bears up under the pain of unjust suffering because he is conscious of God.
The Amplified Bible

For one is regarded favorably (is approved, acceptable, and thankworthy) if, as in the sight of God, he endures the pain of unjust suffering.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

for this subjection to those who are against you is something which is beyond the ordinary course of what might be expected and is therefore commendable, namely, when a person because of the conscious sense of his relation to God bears up under pain, suffering unjustly.
Phillips’ Modern English

A man does a fine thing when he endures pain, with a clear conscience towards God, though he knows he is suffering unjustly.
Williams’ Language of the People

For it is pleasing in the sight of God for one to bear his sorrows though suffering innocently.
1 Pet. 2:18 π 1 Pet. 2:20
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