1 Peter 4:1

“Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For asmuch then as Christ hath suffered for vs in the flesh, arme your selues likewise with the same minde: for hee that hath suffered in the flesh, hath ceassed from sinne:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore, since Christ has suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same purpose, because he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Forasmuch then as Christ suffered in the flesh, arm ye yourselves also with the same mind; for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin;
- American Standard Version (1901)

So that as Jesus was put to death in the flesh, do you yourselves be of the same mind; for the death of the flesh puts an end to sin;
- Basic English Bible

Christ, then, having suffered for us in [the] flesh, do *ye* also arm yourselves with the same mind; for he that has suffered in [the] flesh has done with sin,
- Darby Bible

Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin;
- Webster's Bible

Since, then, Christ has suffered in the flesh, you also must arm yourselves with a determination to do the same--because he who has suffered in the flesh has done with sin--
- Weymouth Bible

Forasmuch then as Christ suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same mind; for he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin;
- World English Bible

Therfor for Crist suffride in fleisch, be ye also armed bi the same thenkynge; for he that suffride in fleisch ceesside fro synnes,
- Wycliffe Bible

Christ, then, having suffered for us in the flesh, ye also with the same mind arm yourselves, because he who did suffer in the flesh hath done with sin,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 4:1


4:1 Arm yourselves with the same mind - Which will be armour of proof against all your enemies. For he that hath suffered in the flesh - That hath so suffered as to he thereby made inwardly and truly conformable to the sufferings of Christ. Hath ceased from sin - Is delivered from it.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Peter 4:1


1Pe 4:1 Counsels to Suffering Saints SUMMARY OF I PETER 4: Christ Having Died for Us. We Should Live for Christ. Watchfulness in View of the Speedy End. The Trials of the Saints. Sufferings as Christians. Arm yourselves likewise. The saints must be equipped for warfare and suffering. With the same mind. The mind that was in Christ when he suffered, a willingness to suffer to do the will of God. For he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin. The idea seems to be that of Ro 6:7. Suffering with Christ puts an end to (or ceases) our connection with sin.

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