1 Peter 4:5

“Who shal giue accompt to him that is ready to iudge the quicke & the dead.”

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Other Translations

Who shall give account to him that is ready to judge the quick and the dead.
- King James Version

but they will give account to Him who is ready to judge the living and the dead.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

who shall give account to him that is ready to judge the living and the dead.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But they will have to give an account of themselves to him who is ready to be the judge of the living and the dead.
- Basic English Bible

who shall render account to him who is ready to judge [the] living and [the] dead.
- Darby Bible

Who shall give account to him that is ready to judge the living and the dead.
- Webster's Bible

But they will have to give account to Him who stands ready to pronounce judgement on the living and the dead.
- Weymouth Bible

who will give account to him who is ready to judge the living and the dead.
- World English Bible

And thei schulen yyue resoun to hym, that is redi to deme the quyke and the deed.
- Wycliffe Bible

who shall give an account to Him who is ready to judge living and dead,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 4:5


4:5 Who shall give account - Of this, as well as all their other ways. To him who is ready - So faith represents him now.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Peter 4:5


1Pe 4:5 Who shall give account. Those sinners, who not only persist in their unholy lives, but persecute the saints because they will not sin with them. To him. Christ shall "judge the living and the dead".

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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