New Living Translation
For God is pleased with you when you do what you know is right and patiently endure unfair treatment.
King James Bible
For this is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully.
Darby Bible Translation
For this is acceptable, if one, for conscience sake towards God, endure griefs, suffering unjustly.
World English Bible
For it is commendable if someone endures pain, suffering unjustly, because of conscience toward God.
Young's Literal Translation
for this is gracious, if because of conscience toward God any one doth endure sorrows, suffering unrighteously;
1 Peter 2:19 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:19 For conscience toward God - From a pure desire of pleasing him. Grief - Severe treatment.
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So you must submit to them, not only to avoid punishment, but also to keep a clear conscience.
If they could have provided perfect cleansing, the sacrifices would have stopped, for the worshipers would have been purified once for all time, and their feelings of guilt would have disappeared.
1 Peter 3:14
But even if you suffer for doing what is right, God will reward you for it. So don't worry or be afraid of their threats.
1 Peter 3:16
But do this in a gentle and respectful way. Keep your conscience clear. Then if people speak against you, they will be ashamed when they see what a good life you live because you belong to Christ.
1 Peter 4:15
If you suffer, however, it must not be for murder, stealing, making trouble, or prying into other people's affairs.
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