1 Peter 4:2

“That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

That he no longer should liue the rest of his time in the flesh, to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

that ye no longer should live the rest of your time in flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So that you may give the rest of your lives in the flesh, not to the desires of men, but to the purpose of God.
- Basic English Bible

no longer to live the rest of [his] time in [the] flesh to men's lusts, but to God's will.
- Darby Bible

That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.
- Webster's Bible

that in future you may spend the rest of your earthly lives, governed not by human passions, but by the will of God.
- Weymouth Bible

that you no longer should live the rest of your time in the flesh for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.
- World English Bible

that that is left now in fleisch lyue not now to the desiris of men, but to the wille of God.
- Wycliffe Bible

no more in the desires of men, but in the will of God, to live the rest of the time in the flesh;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 4:2


4:2 That ye may no longer live in the flesh - Even in this mortal body. To the desires of men - Either your own or those of others. These are various; but the will of God is one.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Peter 4:2


1Pe 4:2 That he no longer should live . . . to the lusts of men. Hence, because we have "ceased from sin" (1Pe 4:1), we should live, henceforth, "to the will of God".

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