New International Version
They are surprised that you do not join them in their reckless, wild living, and they heap abuse on you.
King James Bible
Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same excess of riot, speaking evil of you:
Darby Bible Translation
Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with [them] to the same sink of corruption, speaking injuriously [of you];
World English Bible
They think it is strange that you don't run with them into the same excess of riot, blaspheming:
Young's Literal Translation
in which they think it strange -- your not running with them to the same excess of dissoluteness, speaking evil,
1 Peter 4:4 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They think it strange - Ξενιζονται· They wonder and are astonished at you, that ye can renounce these gratifications of the flesh for a spiritual something, the good of which they cannot see.
Excess of riot - Ασωτιας αναχυσιν· Flood of profligacy; bearing down all rule, order, and restraints before it.
Speaking evil of you - Βλασφημουντες· Literally, blaspheming; i.e. speaking impiously against God, and calumniously of you.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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'Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin. 2. That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God. 3. For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries: 4. Wherein they think it …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John
The Old Man and the New.
The Gospel Message in Antioch
Facing Life's Record
Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit,
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.
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