1 Peter 4:4

“Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same excess of riot, speaking evil of you:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherein they thinke it strange, that you runne not with them to the same excesse of riot, speaking euil of you:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

In {all} this, they are surprised that you do not run with {them} into the same excesses of dissipation, and they malign {you;}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

wherein they think strange that ye run not with `them' into the same excess of riot, speaking evil of `of':
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they are wondering that you no longer go with them in this violent wasting of life, and are saying evil things of you:
- Basic English Bible

Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with [them] to the same sink of corruption, speaking injuriously [of you];
- Darby Bible

In which they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same excess of riot, speaking evil of you:
- Webster's Bible

At this they are astonished--that you do not run into the same excess of profligacy as they do; and they speak abusively of you.
- Weymouth Bible

They think it is strange that you don't run with them into the same excess of riot, blaspheming:
- World English Bible

In whiche now thei ben astonyed, in which thing thei wondren, for ye rennen not togidere `in to the same confusioun of letcherie, and blasfemen.
- Wycliffe Bible

in which they think it strange -- your not running with them to the same excess of dissoluteness, speaking evil,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 4:4


4:4 The same - As ye did once. Speaking evil of you - As proud, singular, silly, wicked and the like.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Peter 4:4


1Pe 4:4 Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with [them]. The outside world think it strange that you do not engage in these sins longer. Their enjoyment is in them, and they cannot understand how one can enjoy life without them. Speaking evil of [you]. Because you refuse to rush into their riotous sins.

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