New International Version
To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps.
King James Bible
For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:
Darby Bible Translation
For to this have ye been called; for Christ also has suffered for you, leaving you a model that ye should follow in his steps:
World English Bible
For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for us, leaving you an example, that you should follow his steps,
Young's Literal Translation
for to this ye were called, because Christ also did suffer for you, leaving to you an example, that ye may follow his steps,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Hereunto were ye called - Ye were called to a state of suffering when ye were called to be Christians; for the world cannot endure the yoke of Christ, and they that will live godly in Christ must suffer persecution; they will meet with it in one form or other.
Christ also suffered for us - And left us the example of his meekness and gentleness; for when he was reviled, he reviled not again. Ye cannot expect to fare better than your master; imitate his example, and his Spirit shall comfort and sustain you. Many MSS. and most of the versions, instead of Christ also suffered for Us, leaving Us, etc., read, suffered for You, leaving You, etc. This reading, which I think is genuine, is noticed in the margin.
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"For Hereunto were Ye Called; Because Christ Also Suffered for You...
Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
Then Jesus said to his disciples, "Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.
strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to remain true to the faith. "We must go through many hardships to enter the kingdom of God," they said.
1 Peter 3:9
Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.
1 Peter 3:18
For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive in the Spirit.
1 Peter 4:1
Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin.
1 Peter 4:13
But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.
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