1 Peter 3:10

“For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For hee that will loue life, and see good dayes, let him refraine his tongue from euil, and his lips that they speake no guile:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For, "THE ONE WHO DESIRES LIFE, TO LOVE AND SEE GOOD DAYS, MUST KEEP HIS TONGUE FROM EVIL AND HIS LIPS FROM SPEAKING DECEIT.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For, He that would love life, And see good days, Let him refrain his tongue from evil, And his lips that they speak no guile:
- American Standard Version (1901)

For it is said, Let the man who has a love of life, desiring to see good days, keep his tongue from evil and his lips from words of deceit:
- Basic English Bible

For he that will love life and see good days, let him cause his tongue to cease from evil and his lips that they speak no guile.
- Darby Bible

For he that will love life, and see good days, let him restrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:
- Webster's Bible

For "He who wishes to be well-satisfied with life and see happy days-- let him restrain his tongue from evil, and his lips from deceitful words;
- Weymouth Bible

For, "He who would love life, and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking deceit.
- World English Bible

For he that wole loue lijf, and se goode daies, constreyne his tunge from yuel, and hise lippis, that thei speke not gile.
- Wycliffe Bible

for `he who is willing to love life, and to see good days, let him guard his tongue from evil, and his lips -- not to speak guile;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 3:10


3:10 For he that desireth to love life, and to see good days - That would make life amiable and desirable. #Psalm 34:12|, &c.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Peter 3:10


1Pe 3:10 Let him refrain his tongue from evil. If you desire to inherit blessing, you must abstain from evil. The conditions are stated by the Psalmist, Ps 34:13-17, from which 1Pe 3:10-13 are quoted.

Discussion for 1 Peter 3:10

  • I feel that if a person has a lot of guile coming out of their mouth . hey has evil feeling in their heart towards themselves and other people . Bitterness and unforgiving feeling because of thing that have happen to them and they has not turned it over to GOD and layed it down at his feet . So that they can have peace and rest .

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