New International Version
For it is commendable if someone bears up under the pain of unjust suffering because they are conscious of God.
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;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For this is thankworthy - If, in a conscientious discharge of your duty, you suffer evil, this is in the sight of God thankworthy, pleasing, and proper; it shows that you prefer his authority to your own ease, peace, and emolument; it shows also, as Dr. Macknight has well observed, that they considered their obligation to relative duties not to depend on the character of the person to whom they were to be performed, nor on their performing the duties they owed to their servants, but on the unalterable relations of things established by God.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
thankworthy. or, thank.
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A NEW YEAR'S ADDRESS. "For ye were as sheep going astray; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls."--1 Peter ii. 25. "Ye were as sheep going astray." This is evidently addressed to believers. We were like sheep, blindly, willfully following an unwise leader. Not only were we following ourselves, but we in our turn have led others astray. This is true of all of us: "All we like sheep have gone astray;" all equally foolish, "we have turned every one to his own way." Our first …
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That the Grace of God Doth not Join Itself to those who Mind Earthly Things
"For Hereunto were Ye Called; Because Christ Also Suffered for You...
Therefore, it is necessary to submit to the authorities, not only because of possible punishment but also as a matter of conscience.
Otherwise, would they not have stopped being offered? For the worshipers would have been cleansed once for all, and would no longer have felt guilty for their sins.
1 Peter 3:14
But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. "Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened."
1 Peter 3:16
keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander.
1 Peter 4:15
If you suffer, it should not be as a murderer or thief or any other kind of criminal, or even as a meddler.
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