1 Peter 2:23

“Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Peter 2:23

Who when hee was reuiled, reuiled not againe; when hee suffered, hee threatned not, but committed himselfe to him that iudgeth righteously.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and while being reviled, He did not revile in return; while suffering, He uttered no threats, but kept entrusting {Himself} to Him who judges righteously;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered threatened not; but committed `himself' to him that judgeth righteously:
- American Standard Version (1901)

To sharp words he gave no sharp answer; when he was undergoing pain, no angry word came from his lips; but he put himself into the hands of the judge of righteousness:
- Basic English Bible

who, [when] reviled, reviled not again; [when] suffering, threatened not; but gave [himself] over into the hands of him who judges righteously;
- Darby Bible

Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously:
- Webster's Bible

When He was reviled, He did not answer with reviling; when He suffered He uttered no threats, but left His wrongs in the hands of the righteous Judge.
- Weymouth Bible

Who, when he was cursed, didn't curse back. When he suffered, didn't threaten, but committed himself to him who judges righteously;
- World English Bible

And whanne he was cursid, he curside not; whanne he suffride, he manasside not; but he bitook hym silf to hym, that demyde hym vniustli.
- Wycliffe Bible

who being reviled -- was not reviling again, suffering -- was not threatening, and was committing himself to Him who is judging righteously,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Peter 2:23

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 2:23


2:21 Hereunto are ye - Christians. Called - To suffer wrongfully. Leaving you an example - When he went to God. That ye might follow his steps - Of innocence and patience.

2:22-23 In all these instances the example of Christ is peculiarly adapted to the state of servants, who easily slide either into sin or guile, reviling their fellowservants, or threatening them, the natural result of anger without power. He committed himself to him that judgeth righteously - The only solid ground of patience in affliction. #Isaiah 53:4|,6,7,9.

2:22-23 In all these instances the example of Christ is peculiarly adapted to the state of servants, who easily slide either into sin or guile, reviling their fellowservants, or threatening them, the natural result of anger without power. He committed himself to him that judgeth righteously - The only solid ground of patience in affliction.

2:24 Who himself bore our sins - That is, the punishment due to them. In his afflicted, torn, dying body on the tree - The cross, whereon chiefly slaves or servants were wont to suffer. That we being dead to sin - Wholly delivered both from the guilt and power of it: indeed, without an atonement first made for the guilt, we could never have been delivered from the power. Might live to righteousness - Which is one only. The sins we had committed, and he bore, were manifold.

2:25 The bishop - The kind observer, inspector, or overseer of your souls.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Peter 2:23


1Pe 2:23 Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again. He resented neither insults nor the sufferings inflicted upon him. But committed [himself] to him that judgeth righteously. He gave our judgment between him and his enemies to God.

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