1 Peter 4:2

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.
New King James Version

that he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.
New American Standard Bible

so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.
New International Version

As a result, he does not live the rest of his earthly life for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God.
The Amplified Bible

So that he can no longer spend the rest of his natural life living by [his] human appetites and desires, but [he lives] for what God wills.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

with a view to his no longer living the rest of his time while in his physical body in the sphere of the cravings of men, but in the sphere of the will of God.
Phillips’ Modern English

and the man who accepts this will spend the rest of his time here on earth, not in being led by human desires, but in doing the will of God.
Williams’ Language of the People

so that he no longer can spend the rest of his earthly life in harmony with human desires but in accordance with God’s will.
 
1 Pet. 4:1 π 1 Pet. 4:3
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  1. Faith Alone? - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) The entire “faith alone” concept is overly simplistic, unbalanced, skewed and distorted. What is the truth?

  2. Know Your Enemy; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard The devil roars to divert your attention from the real threat - his pride.

  3. A Tangled Web - Neil Girrard If knowing and doing the will of God is such a central part of following Christ, why do some claim that God’s purposes and will are unknowable?

  4. Triumphant Overcoming - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) If there is one word that has fallen from common usage in “Christian” circles, it would be the need to overcome.

  5. Whose Will Do We Follow? - Neil Girrard With the New Testament’s many clear instructions, how do we justify the normal (average, usual) “Christian’s” exclusion of God from so much of the life they live?
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