1 Peter 3:11

“Let him eschew euil and do good, let him seeke peace and ensue it.”

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Other Translations

Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it.
- King James Version

"HE MUST TURN AWAY FROM EVIL AND DO GOOD; HE MUST SEEK PEACE AND PURSUE IT.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And let him turn away from evil, and do good; Let him seek peace, and pursue it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And let him be turned from evil and do good; searching for peace and going after it with all his heart.
- Basic English Bible

And let him avoid evil, and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it;
- Darby Bible

Let him shun evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and pursue it.
- Webster's Bible

Let him turn from evil, and do good; Let him inquire for peace and go in pursuit of it.
- Weymouth Bible

Let him turn away from evil, and do good. Let him seek peace, and pursue it.
- World English Bible

And bowe he from yuel, and do good; seke he pees, and perfitli sue it.
- Wycliffe Bible

let him turn aside from evil, and do good, let him seek peace and pursue it;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 3:11


3:11 Let him seek - To live peaceably with all men. And pursue it - Even when it seems to flee from him.


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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