1 Peter 4:19
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New International Version
So then, those who suffer according to God's will should commit themselves to their faithful Creator and continue to do good.

New Living Translation
So if you are suffering in a manner that pleases God, keep on doing what is right, and trust your lives to the God who created you, for he will never fail you.

English Standard Version
Therefore let those who suffer according to God’s will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good.

Berean Study Bible
So then, those who suffer according to God's will should entrust their souls to their faithful Creator and continue to do good.

Berean Literal Bible
Therefore also, those suffering according to the will of God, let them commit their souls to the faithful Creator in well-doing.

New American Standard Bible
Therefore, those also who suffer according to the will of God shall entrust their souls to a faithful Creator in doing what is right.

King James Bible
Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So those who suffer according to God's will should, while doing what is good, entrust themselves to a faithful Creator.

International Standard Version
So then, those who suffer according to God's will should entrust their souls to their faithful Creator and continue to do what is good.

NET Bible
So then let those who suffer according to the will of God entrust their souls to a faithful Creator as they do good.

New Heart English Bible
Therefore let them also who suffer according to the will of God in doing good entrust their souls to him, as to a faithful Creator.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Therefore, let those who suffer according to the will of God commit their souls to him by excellent works, as to a faithful Creator.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Those who suffer because that is God's will for them must entrust themselves to a faithful creator and continue to do what is good.

New American Standard 1977
Therefore, let those also who suffer according to the will of God entrust their souls to a faithful Creator in doing what is right.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Therefore, let those that are afflicted according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls unto him as unto a faithful Creator, doing good.

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.

American King James Version
Why let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as to a faithful Creator.

American Standard Version
Wherefore let them also that suffer according to the will of God commit their souls in well-doing unto a faithful Creator.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore let them also that suffer according to the will of God, commend their souls in good deeds to the faithful Creator.

Darby Bible Translation
Wherefore also let them who suffer according to the will of God commit their souls in well-doing to a faithful Creator.

English Revised Version
Wherefore let them also that suffer according to the will of God commit their souls in well-doing unto a faithful Creator.

Webster's Bible Translation
Wherefore, let them that suffer according to the will of God, commit the keeping of their souls to him in well-doing, as to a faithful Creator.

Weymouth New Testament
Therefore also, let those who are suffering in accordance with the will of God entrust their souls in well-doing to a faithful Creator.

World English Bible
Therefore let them also who suffer according to the will of God in doing good entrust their souls to him, as to a faithful Creator.

Young's Literal Translation
so that also those suffering according to the will of god, as to a stedfast Creator, let them commit their own souls in good doing.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
4:12-19 By patience and fortitude in suffering, by dependence on the promises of God, and keeping to the word the Holy Spirit hath revealed, the Holy Spirit is glorified; but by the contempt and reproaches cast upon believers, he is evil spoken of, and is blasphemed. One would think such cautions as these were needless to Christians. But their enemies falsely charged them with foul crimes. And even the best of men need to be warned against the worst of sins. There is no comfort in sufferings, when we bring them upon ourselves by our own sin and folly. A time of universal calamity was at hand, as foretold by our Saviour, Mt 24:9,10. And if such things befall in this life, how awful will the day of judgment be! It is true that the righteous are scarcely saved; even those who endeavour to walk uprightly in the ways of God. This does not mean that the purpose and performance of God are uncertain, but only the great difficulties and hard encounters in the way; that they go through so many temptations and tribulations, so many fightings without and fears within. Yet all outward difficulties would be as nothing, were it not for lusts and corruptions within. These are the worst clogs and troubles. And if the way of the righteous be so hard, then how hard shall be the end of the ungodly sinner, who walks in sin with delight, and thinks the righteous is a fool for all his pains! The only way to keep the soul well, is, to commit it to God by prayer, and patient perseverance in well-doing. He will overrule all to the final advantage of the believer.
Study Bible
Suffering as Christians
18And, “If it is hard for the righteous to be saved, what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?” 19So then, those who suffer according to God’s will should entrust their souls to their faithful Creator and continue to do good.
Cross References
1 Peter 3:17
For it is better, if it is God's will, to suffer for doing good than for doing evil.

1 Peter 3:20
who disobeyed long ago when God waited patiently in the days of Noah, while the ark was being built. In the ark a few people, only eight souls, were saved through water.
Treasury of Scripture

Why let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as to a faithful Creator.

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1 Peter 4:12-16 Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is …

1 Peter 3:17 For it is better, if the will of God be so, that you suffer for well …

Acts 21:11-14 And when he was come to us, he took Paul's girdle, and bound his …

commit.

Psalm 31:5 Into your hand I commit my spirit: you have redeemed me, O LORD God of truth.

Psalm 37:5 Commit your way to the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.

Luke 23:46 And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice, he said, Father, into …

Acts 7:59 And they stoned Stephen, calling on God, and saying, Lord Jesus, …

2 Timothy 1:12 For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am …

in.

1 Peter 2:15 For so is the will of God, that with well doing you may put to silence …

Esther 4:16 Go, gather together all the Jews that are present in Shushan, and …

Jeremiah 26:11-15 Then spoke the priests and the prophets to the princes and to all …

Daniel 3:16-18 Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king, O …

Daniel 6:10,11,22 Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his …

Romans 2:7 To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and …

a faithful.

Psalm 138:8 The LORD will perfect that which concerns me: your mercy, O LORD, …

Psalm 146:5,6 Happy is he that has the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is …

Isaiah 40:27,28 Why say you, O Jacob, and speak, O Israel, My way is hid from the …

Isaiah 43:7,21 Even every one that is called by my name: for I have created him …

Isaiah 51:12,13 I, even I, am he that comforts you: who are you, that you should …

Isaiah 54:16,17 Behold, I have created the smith that blows the coals in the fire, …

Colossians 1:16-20 For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that …

Hebrews 1:2,3 Has in these last days spoken to us by his Son, whom he has appointed …

Revelation 4:10,11 The four and twenty elders fall down before him that sat on the throne, …

Revelation 5:9-14 And they sung a new song, saying, You are worthy to take the book, …

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