1 Peter 1:4

“To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

To an inheritance incorruptible, and vndefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserued in heauen for you,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

to {obtain} an inheritance {which is} imperishable and undefiled and will not fade away, reserved in heaven for you,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

unto an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And a heritage fair, holy and for ever new, waiting in heaven for you,
- Basic English Bible

to an incorruptible and undefiled and unfading inheritance, reserved in [the] heavens for you,
- Darby Bible

To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,
- Webster's Bible

to an inheritance imperishable, undefiled and unfading, which has been reserved in Heaven for you,
- Weymouth Bible

to an incorruptible and undefiled inheritance that doesn't fade away, reserved in Heaven for you,
- World English Bible

in to eritage vncorruptible, and vndefoulid, and that schal not fade, that is kept in heuenes for you,
- Wycliffe Bible

to an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and unfading, reserved in the heavens for you,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 1:4


1:4 To an inheritance - For if we are sons, then heirs. Incorruptible - Not like earthly treasures. Undefiled - Pure and holy, incapable of being itself defiled, or of being enjoyed by any polluted soul. And that fadeth not away - That never decays in its value, sweetness, or beauty, like all the enjoyments of this world, like the garlands of leaves or flowers, with which the ancient conquerors were wont to be crowned. Reserved in heaven for you - Who by patient continuance in welldoing, seek for glory and honour and immortality.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Peter 1:4


1Pe 1:4 To an inheritance. The hope is not merely of eternal existence, but we become heirs of God, joint heirs with Christ. Incorruptible. It can never decay. Undefiled. It is sinless and eternal.

Discussion for 1 Peter 1:4

  • Rose Nyarko for verse 4
    Christians should rejoice and be hopeful that we are going to possess all that the Lord has. Therefore, we christians must strive and work out our salvation with trembling and fear Philippians 2:12
  • Rose Nyarko for verse 4
    Christians should rejoice and be hopeful that we are going to possess all that the Lord has. Therefore, we christians must strive and work out our salvation with trembling and fear Philippians 2:12
  • Onyango for verse 4
    the description of what awaits christians to inherit with christ , are marverlous ,wonderful and may be cannot be described by human faculty.

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