1 Peter 3:10

“For hee that will loue life, and see good dayes, let him refraine his tongue from euil, and his lips that they speake no guile:”

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For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:
- King James Version

For, "THE ONE WHO DESIRES LIFE, TO LOVE AND SEE GOOD DAYS, MUST KEEP HIS TONGUE FROM EVIL AND HIS LIPS FROM SPEAKING DECEIT.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For, He that would love life, And see good days, Let him refrain his tongue from evil, And his lips that they speak no guile:
- American Standard Version (1901)

For it is said, Let the man who has a love of life, desiring to see good days, keep his tongue from evil and his lips from words of deceit:
- Basic English Bible

For he that will love life and see good days, let him cause his tongue to cease from evil and his lips that they speak no guile.
- Darby Bible

For he that will love life, and see good days, let him restrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:
- Webster's Bible

For "He who wishes to be well-satisfied with life and see happy days-- let him restrain his tongue from evil, and his lips from deceitful words;
- Weymouth Bible

For, "He who would love life, and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking deceit.
- World English Bible

For he that wole loue lijf, and se goode daies, constreyne his tunge from yuel, and hise lippis, that thei speke not gile.
- Wycliffe Bible

for `he who is willing to love life, and to see good days, let him guard his tongue from evil, and his lips -- not to speak guile;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 3:10


3:10 For he that desireth to love life, and to see good days - That would make life amiable and desirable. #Psalm 34:12|, &c.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Peter 3:10


1Pe 3:10 Let him refrain his tongue from evil. If you desire to inherit blessing, you must abstain from evil. The conditions are stated by the Psalmist, Ps 34:13-17, from which 1Pe 3:10-13 are quoted.

Discussion for 1 Peter 3

  • BSP
    Verse 12~If we are righteous we can be assured that we have Jehovah God's eyes and ears on us so to speak.
  • BSP
    Verse 6~We do not want to give into fear. We must continue doing good and build love for Jehovah God and he will give us the courage we need to face any circumstance.
  • Steve morrow
    1 PETER 3:1 likewise you wives be in subjection to your own husbands that if any obey not the word they also may without the word be won over by the conversations of the wives 1 TIMOTHY 2:12 but I suffer not a woman to teach nor to usurp authority over the man but to be in silence
  • Emma Elder
    1 Peter 9:24 states that he went and preached to the spirits. I believe he went into hell? Is that true? Please show cross references. Please and thank you. Emma
  • D W L
    The day Jesus was crucified, there was 2 thieves also crucified. (Luke 23:39 And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on him, saying, If thou be Christ, save thyself and us.) But the one on the right said (Luke 23:And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom.

    43 And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.
  • Mrs. Lindsey
    I really love verse 7 because it lets us know that GOD is some-kind-of serious about His marriage covenant and we need to be as well. A man's prayers are literally stopped once he leaves his wife meaning he can no longer ask forgiveness. Something to think about.

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