1 Peter 1:13

“Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherefore gird vp the loynes of your minde, bee sober, and hope to the end, for the grace that is to bee brought vnto you at the reuelation of Iesus Christ:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore, prepare your minds for action, keep sober {in spirit,} fix your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wherefore girding up the loins of your mind, be sober and set your hope perfectly on the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
- American Standard Version (1901)

So make your minds ready, and keep on the watch, hoping with all your power for the grace which is to come to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
- Basic English Bible

Wherefore, having girded up the loins of your mind, [be] sober [and] hope with perfect stedfastness in the grace [which will be] brought to you at [the] revelation of Jesus Christ;
- Darby Bible

Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
- Webster's Bible

Therefore gird up your minds and fix your hopes calmly and unfalteringly upon the boon that is soon to be yours, at the re-appearing of Jesus Christ.
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore, prepare your minds for action, be sober and set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ--
- World English Bible

For which thing be ye gird the leendis of youre soule, sobre, perfit, and hope ye in to the ilke grace that is profrid to you bi the schewyng of Jhesu Crist,
- Wycliffe Bible

Wherefore having girded up the loins of your mind, being sober, hope perfectly upon the grace that is being brought to you in the revelation of Jesus Christ,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 1:13


1:13 Wherefore - Having such encouragement. Gird up the loins of your mind - As persons in the eastern countries were wont, in travelling or running, to gird up their long garments, so gather ye up all your thoughts and affections, and keep your mind always disencumbered and prepared to run the race which is set before you. Be watchful - As servants that wait for their Lord. And hope to the end - Maintain a full expectation of all the grace - The blessings flowing from the free favour of God. Which shall be brought to you at the final revelation of Jesus Christ - And which are now brought to you by the revelation of Christ in you.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Peter 1:13


1Pe 1:13 Gird up the loins of your mind. A figure drawn from the custom of girding the loins when about to start on a journey. So the Christian must prepare himself as on a journey. Be sober. Let there be sobriety of spirit. Hope to the end. Never let the glow of your hope cease until the great consummation, when Christ comes.

Discussion for 1 Peter 1

  • Insight777
    V18, Peter explains that animals bought with silver and gold then slaughtered to remove "sin" is nothing more than vanity held onto by tradition. It is meaningless and does not remove sin.
    Jesus taught that his gospel, His Words = His Blood, remove sin as they teach water baptism for removal of sin not blood sacrifice. His gospel is like an innocent lamb, pure. One can not BUY forgiveness of sin.
  • Steve morrow
    1 PETER 1:23 BEING BORN AGAIN NOT OF CORRUPTIBLE SEED BUT OF INCORRUPTIBLE BY THE WORD OF GOD WHICH LIVETH AND ABIDETH FOREVER MATTHEW 10:20 FOR IT IS NOT YOU THAT SPEAK BUT THE SPIRIT OF YOUR FATHER THAT SPEAKETH IN YOU 2 PETER 1:3 ACCORDING AS HIS DIVINE POWER HATH GIVEN UNTO US ALL THINGS THAT PERTAIN UNTO LIFE AND GODLINESS THROUGH THE KNOWLEDGE OF HIM THAT HATH CALLED US TO GLORY AND VIRTUE
  • LadyA
    JESUS IS LORD! HE LIVES!
  • Steve morrow
    DEUTERONOMY 32:16 THEY PROVOKED HIM TO JEALOUSY WITH STRANGE GODS WITH ABOMINATIONS PROVOKED THEY HIM TO ANGER 32:18 OF THE ROCK THAT BEGAT THEE THOU ART UNMINDFUL AND HAST FORGOTTEN GOD THAT FORMED THEE 1 CORINTHIANS 4:15 FOR THOUGH YOU HAVE TEN THOUSAND INSTRUCTORS IN CHRIST YET HAVE YOU NOT MANY FATHERS FOR IN CHRIST JESUS I HAVE BEGOTTEN YOU THROUGH THE GOSPEL COLOSSIANS 1:5 FOR THE HOPE WHICH IS LAID UP FOR YOU IN HEAVEN WHEREOF YOU HEARD BEFORE IN THE WORD OF THE TRUTH OF THE GOSPEL JAMES 1:18 OF HIS OWN WILL BEGAT HE US WITH THE WORD OF TRUTH THAT WE SHOULD BE A KIND OF FIRSTFRUITS OF HIS CREATURES PROVERBS 8:7 FOR MY MOUTH SHALL SPEAK TRUTH AND WICKEDNESS IS AN ABOMINATION TO MY LIPS
  • Lilian
    Blessed be the God and Father of Jesus Christ which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope from the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
    Thank you Father for giving Jesus to us so that we all must have life in abundance thank you Jesus for your blood shed for us amen
  • Lilian
    Whom having not seen, Ye love but those who haven't seen Jesus yet they have believed rejoice ye rejoice with unspeakable joy and full of glory. Thank you Jesus i believe you Lord that you are the Son of the living God who is savior my redeemer my provider Jehovah Shalom my Peace I praise you Jesus and will worship you alone for you are worthy thanks to your blood Jesus Amen

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