1 Peter 3:13

“And who is hee that will harme you, if ye bee followers of that which is good?”

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Other Translations

And who [is] he that will harm you, if ye be followers of that which is good?
- King James Version

Who is there to harm you if you prove zealous for what is good?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And who is he that will harm you, if ye be zealous of that which is good?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Who will do you any damage if you keep your minds fixed on what is good?
- Basic English Bible

And who shall injure you if ye have become imitators of that which [is] good?
- Darby Bible

And who is he that will harm you, if ye are followers of that which is good?
- Webster's Bible

And who will be able to harm you, if you show yourselves zealous for that which is good?
- Weymouth Bible

Now who is he who will harm you, if you become imitators of that which is good?
- World English Bible

And who is it that schal anoye you, if ye ben sueris and louyeris of goodnesse?
- Wycliffe Bible

and who [is] he who will be doing you evil, if of Him who is good ye may become imitators?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 3:13


3:13 Who is he that will harm you - None can.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Peter 3:13


1Pe 3:13 Who [is] he that will harm you? If you are zealous for good who can inflict real harm upon you? God is with you.

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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