1 Peter 4:4

“Wherein they thinke it strange, that you runne not with them to the same excesse of riot, speaking euil of you:”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with [them] to the same excess of riot, speaking evil of [you]:
- King James Version

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.

Discussion for 1 Peter 4

  • Teri
    since Jesus suffered for our sins, we should try no tot sin either, but live our best for God. sometimes we have to disappoint others when we can't do the things they want us to...but we must instead follow Jesus and try to do His will.
  • Sunrise
    To die mean to sieze from all pleasurable desire, and to suffer mean to endure excruciating pain even when u go through such not because it is by evil u do but for sake of one u love with all your heart and ready to lay all for such a one as christ did for us.
  • Ivy Johnson
    Peter: intimate acquaintance: with Jesus: indicated in his Epistles: deeply affected: message of the Master: speaks of Christ and His sufferings: no question concerning Peter’s Authorship: Epistles: Imminence: return of Christ:Christians are to be sober: and watch with Prayer: Above all, fervent Love: express to others: Christ Suffered: Christians will also:
    Glory be Revealed: Exceeding Joy:Amen
  • Pickqueena burrell
    it teaches of what Christ had to go through .. he had to suffer it also teaches us to have charity which is love and we should treat one another with hospitality an that we also have to endure hardship and having things say about us but we should rejoice once it is deemed falsely cause Christ himself was accused but he had to fulfil purpose so take courage.
  • BSP
    Verse 1~Jesus not only died for us but he was willing to suffer in the flesh. As fleshly humans we must examine whether we are willing to imitate Christ and suffer if needed to honor Jehovah God and support his sovereignty.
  • Armando seng
    verse 17 judgment already started in the house of God, (bonafide Churhes) the upcoming judgment day is for the ungodly.ref 2Peter3:7 please advise.

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