|New International Version (© 2011)|
However, if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but praise God that you bear that name.
King James Bible
Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.
American Standard Version
but if a man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God in this name.
Young's Literal Translation
and if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; and let him glorify God in this respect;
1 Peter 4:16 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Yet if - as a Christian - If he be persecuted because he has embraced the Christian faith, let him not be ashamed, but let him rather glorify God on this very account. Christ suffered by the Jews because he was holy; Christians suffer because they resemble him.
The word Χριστιανος, Christian, is used only here and in Acts 11:26; Acts 26:28. See the note on the Acts 11:26 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Peter 4:19 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.
1 Peter 3:17,18 For it is better, if the will of God be so, that you suffer for well doing, than for evil doing...
Acts 11:26 And when he had found him, he brought him to Antioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church...
Acts 26:28 Then Agrippa said to Paul, Almost you persuade me to be a Christian.
Ephesians 3:13-15 Why I desire that you faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory...
let him not.
Isaiah 50:7 For the Lord GOD will help me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint...
Isaiah 54:4 Fear not; for you shall not be ashamed: neither be you confounded; for you shall not be put to shame...
Philippians 1:20 According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always...
2 Timothy 1:12 For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed...
Hebrews 12:2,3 Looking to Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame...
Isaiah 24:15 Why glorify you the LORD in the fires, even the name of the LORD God of Israel in the isles of the sea.
Acts 5:41 And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.
Romans 5:2-5 By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God...
Philippians 1:29 For to you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake;
James 1:2-4 My brothers, count it all joy when you fall into divers temptations...
1 Peter 4:16 Parallel CommentariesAshamed Bear Behalf Christian Glorify Glory However Matter Permitted Praise Punishment Respect Shame Suffer Suffereth Suffers UndergoesAshamed Bear Behalf Christian Glorify Glory However Matter Permitted Praise Punishment Respect Shame Suffer Suffereth Suffers UndergoesTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Acts 5:41 The apostles left the Sanhedrin, rejoicing because they had been counted worthy of suffering disgrace for the Name.
Acts 11:26 and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch.
Acts 28:22 But we want to hear what your views are, for we know that people everywhere are talking against this sect."
Philippians 1:20 I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.
James 2:7 Are they not the ones who are blaspheming the noble name of him to whom you belong?
1 Peter 2:12 Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us.
1 Peter 4:11 If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God. If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen.