1 Peter 3:17

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

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

For it is better, if it is the will of God, to suffer for doing good than for doing evil.
New American Standard Bible

For it is better, if God should will it so (the will of God), that you suffer for doing what is right than what is right rather than for doing what is wrong.
New International Version

It is better, if it is God’s will, to suffer for doing good than for doing evil.
The Amplified Bible

For [it is] better to suffer [unjustly] for doing right, if that should be God’s will, than to suffer [justly] for doing wrong.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

for it is better when doing good, if perchance it be the will of God that you be suffering rather than when doing evil.
Phillips’ Modern English

If it is the will of God that you should suffer it is better to suffer for doing good than for doing wrong.
Williams’ Language of the People

For it is better, if the will of God should plan it so, to suffer for doing right than for doing wrong.
 
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Writings on the Paidion Books Site
That Reference This Scripture

  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 Eternal Gospel - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Sometimes when we read the book of Revelation we can easily miss some detail or fail to grasp the profound significance of some sparsely described event – even about something as important as the eternal gospel of Christ.

  3. Maturing in Christ: Advice to New - and Old - Believers - Neil Girrard The path to spiritual maturity is not just a walk up an aisle or even an overnight journey. There are many things we need to observe in our spiritual journey toward God to be certain we don’t get off the path that leads to life.
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