1 Peter 4:4
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New International Version
They are surprised that you do not join them in their reckless, wild living, and they heap abuse on you.

New Living Translation
Of course, your former friends are surprised when you no longer plunge into the flood of wild and destructive things they do. So they slander you.

English Standard Version
With respect to this they are surprised when you do not join them in the same flood of debauchery, and they malign you;

Berean Study Bible
Because of this, they consider it strange of you not to plunge with them into the same flood of reckless indiscretion, and they heap abuse on you.

Berean Literal Bible
With respect to this, they think it strange of you not running with them into the same overflow of debauchery, speaking evil of you,

New American Standard Bible
In all this, they are surprised that you do not run with them into the same excesses of dissipation, and they malign you;

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So they are surprised that you don't plunge with them into the same flood of wild living--and they slander you.

International Standard Version
They insult you now because they are surprised that you are no longer joining them in the same excesses of wild living.

NET Bible
So they are astonished when you do not rush with them into the same flood of wickedness, and they vilify you.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And behold, now they marvel and insult you because you do not run riot with them in this former debauchery,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Unbelievers insult you now because they are surprised that you no longer join them in the same excesses of wild living.

New American Standard 1977
And in all this, they are surprised that you do not run with them into the same excess of dissipation, and they malign you;

Jubilee Bible 2000
And it seems strange to those that speak evil of you, that ye do not run with them to the same unchecked dissolution;

King James 2000 Bible
In which they think it strange that you run not with them to the same excess of dissipation, speaking evil of you:

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

American Standard Version
wherein they think strange that ye run not with them into the same excess of riot, speaking evil of of :

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherein they think it strange, that you run not with them into the same confusion of riotousness, speaking evil of you.

Darby Bible Translation
Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with [them] to the same sink of corruption, speaking injuriously [of you];

English Revised Version
wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them into the same excess of riot, speaking evil of you:

Webster's Bible Translation
In which they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same excess of riot, speaking evil of you:

Weymouth New Testament
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.

World English Bible
They think it is strange that you don't run with them into the same excess of riot, blaspheming:

Young's Literal Translation
in which they think it strange -- your not running with them to the same excess of dissoluteness, speaking evil,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
4:1-6 The strongest and best arguments against sin, are taken from the sufferings of Christ. He died to destroy sin; and though he cheerfully submitted to the worst sufferings, yet he never gave way to the least sin. Temptations could not prevail, were it not for man's own corruption; but true Christians make the will of God, not their own lust or desires, the rule of their lives and actions. And true conversion makes a marvellous change in the heart and life. It alters the mind, judgment, affections, and conversation. When a man is truly converted, it is very grievous to him to think how the time past of his life has been spent. One sin draws on another. Six sins are here mentioned which have dependence one upon another. It is a Christian's duty, not only to keep from gross wickedness, but also from things that lead to sin, or appear evil. The gospel had been preached to those since dead, who by the proud and carnal judgment of wicked men were condemned as evil-doers, some even suffering death. But being quickened to Divine life by the Holy Spirit, they lived to God as his devoted servants. Let not believers care, though the world scorns and reproaches them.
Study Bible
Living for God's Glory
3For you have spent enough time in the past carrying out the same desires as the pagans: living in debauchery, lust, drunkenness, orgies, carousing, and detestable idolatry. 4Because of this, they consider it strange of you not to plunge with them into the same flood of reckless indiscretion, and they heap abuse on you. 5But they will have to give an account to Him who is ready to judge the living and the dead.…
Cross References
Ephesians 5:18
Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to reckless indiscretion. Instead, be filled with the Spirit.

1 Peter 3:16
keeping a clear conscience, so that those who slander you will be put to shame by your good behavior in Christ.
Treasury of Scripture

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