1 Peter 3:15
but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence;
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sanctify.

Numbers 20:12 And the LORD spoke to Moses and Aaron, Because you believed me not, …

Numbers 27:14 For you rebelled against my commandment in the desert of Zin, in …

Isaiah 5:16 But the LORD of hosts shall be exalted in judgment, and God that …

Isaiah 29:23 But when he sees his children, the work of my hands, in the middle …

and be.

Psalm 119:46 I will speak of your testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed.

Jeremiah 26:12-16 Then spoke Jeremiah to all the princes and to all the people, saying…

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

Amos 7:14-17 Then answered Amos, and said to Amaziah, I was no prophet, neither …

Matthew 10:18-20 And you shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, …

Luke 21:14,15 Settle it therefore in your hearts, not to meditate before what you …

Acts 4:8-12 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost, said to them, You rulers …

Acts 5:29-31 Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to …

Acts 21:39,40 But Paul said, I am a man which am a Jew of Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, …

Acts 22:1,2 Men, brothers, and fathers, hear you my defense which I make now to you…

Colossians 4:6 Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that you …

2 Timothy 2:25 In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure …

a reason.

1 Samuel 12:7 Now therefore stand still, that I may reason with you before the …

Isaiah 1:18 Come now, and let us reason together, said the LORD: though your …

Isaiah 41:21 Produce your cause, said the LORD; bring forth your strong reasons, …

Acts 24:25 And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to …

the hope.

1 Peter 1:3,4 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ…

Colossians 1:5,23,27 For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, whereof you heard …

Titus 1:2 In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before …

Hebrews 3:6 But Christ as a son over his own house; whose house are we…

Hebrews 6:1,18,19 Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us …

with. See on ver.

1 Peter 3:2,4 While they behold your chaste conversation coupled with fear…

2 Timothy 2:25,26 In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure …

fear. or, reverence.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence;

King James Bible
But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
but honor the Messiah as Lord in your hearts. Always be ready to give a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you.

International Standard Version
Instead, exalt the Messiah" as Lord in your lives. Always be prepared to give a defense to everyone who asks you to explain the hope you have.

NET Bible
But set Christ apart as Lord in your hearts and always be ready to give an answer to anyone who asks about the hope you possess.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But hallow THE LORD JEHOVAH The Messiah in your hearts, and be ready to return a defense to everyone who requests a statement from you about the hope of your faith, in meekness and in reverence,
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