“And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?”
King James Version (KJV)
4:18 If the righteous scarcely be saved - Escape with the utmost difficulty. Where shall the ungodly - The man who knows not God. And the open sinner appear - In that day of vengeance. The salvation here primarily spoken of is of a temporal nature. But we may apply the words to eternal things, and then they are still more awful. #Prov 11:31|.
1Pe 4:18 If the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear? A passage quoted from Pr 11:31. The idea is that if sufferings and judgments (chastenings) come upon good people, what hope is there for the wicked?
And if the righteous scarcely be saued, where shall the vngodly and the sinner appeare?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
AND IF IT IS WITH DIFFICULTY THAT THE RIGHTEOUS IS SAVED, WHAT WILL BECOME OF THE GODLESS MAN AND THE SINNER?
- New American Standard Version (1995)
And if the righteous is scarcely saved, where shall the ungodly and sinner appear?
- American Standard Version (1901)
And if it is hard for even the good man to get salvation, what chance has the man without religion or the sinner?
- Basic English Bible
And if the righteous is difficultly saved, where shall the impious and [the] sinner appear?
- Darby Bible
And if the righteous is scarcely saved, where will the ungodly and the sinner appear?
- Webster's Bible
And if it is difficult even for a righteous man to be saved, what will become of irreligious men and sinners?
- Weymouth Bible
If it is hard for the righteous to be saved, what will happen to the ungodly and the sinner?
- World English Bible
And if a iust man vnnethe schal be sauid, where schulen the vnfeithful man and the synnere appere? Therfor and thei that suffren bi the wille of God, bitaken her soulis in good dedis to the feithful makere of nouyt.
- Wycliffe Bible
And if the righteous man is scarcely saved, the ungodly and sinner -- where shall he appear?
- Youngs Literal Bible