1 Peter 4:19

“Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherfore, let them that suffer according to the will of God, commit the keeping of their soules to him in well doing, as vnto a faithfull Creator.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore, those also who suffer according to the will of God shall entrust their souls to a faithful Creator in doing what is right.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wherefore let them also that suffer according to the will of God commit their souls in well-doing unto a faithful Creator.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this reason let those who by the purpose of God undergo punishment, keep on in well-doing and put their souls into the safe hands of their Maker.
- Basic English Bible

Wherefore also let them who suffer according to the will of God commit their souls in well-doing to a faithful Creator.
- Darby Bible

Wherefore, let them that suffer according to the will of God, commit the keeping of their souls to him in well-doing, as to a faithful Creator.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore also, let those who are suffering in accordance with the will of God entrust their souls in well-doing to a faithful Creator.
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore let them also who suffer according to the will of God in doing good entrust their souls to him, as to a faithful Creator.
- World English Bible

so that also those suffering according to the will of god, as to a stedfast Creator, let them commit their own souls in good doing.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 4:19


4:19 Let them that suffer according to the will of God - Both for a good cause, and in a right spirit. Commit to him their souls - (Whatever becomes of the body) as a sacred depositum. In well doing - Be this your care, to do and suffer well: He will take care of the rest. As unto a faithful Creator - In whose truth, love, and power, ye may safely trust.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Peter 4:19


1Pe 4:19 Wherefore let them that suffer. Let all who suffer, not for doing evil but for righteousness sake, keep on in well doing and commit their souls to the care of the all seeing and faithful God.

Discussion for 1 Peter 4:19

  • Tim George for verse 19
    For if you suffer as a Christian, happy are ye. Yet let none of you suffer as a murderer, thief, or gossip. Commit your soul to the faithful creator who will judge righteously when He comes, then you will be over joyed at His appearing.

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