1 Peter 2:14
Strong's Lexicon
or
εἴτε (eite)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1535: And if, whether. From ei and te; if too.

to governors
ἡγεμόσιν (hēgemosin)
Noun - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2232: From hegeomai; a leader, i.e. Chief person of a province.

as
ὡς (hōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 5613: Probably adverb of comparative from hos; which how, i.e. In that manner.

those sent
πεμπομένοις (pempomenois)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3992: To send, transmit, permit to go, put forth.

by
δι’ (di’)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1223: A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through.

him
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

to
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

punish
ἐκδίκησιν (ekdikēsin)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1557: (a) a defense, avenging, vindication, vengeance, (b) full (complete) punishment. From ekdikeo; vindication, retribution.

evildoers
κακοποιῶν (kakopoiōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2555: Doing evil; subst: an evil-doer. From kakos and poieo; a bad-doer;, a criminal.

and
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

praise
ἔπαινον (epainon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1868: Commendation, praise, approval. From epi and the base of aineo; laudation; concretely, a commendable thing.

well-doers.
ἀγαθοποιῶν (agathopoiōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 17: A doer of that which is good. From agathos and poieo; a well-doer, i.e. Virtuous.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
or to governors as those sent out by him to punish those who do what is evil and to praise those who do what is good.

New American Standard Bible
or to governors as sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and the praise of those who do right.

King James Bible
Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right.

New Living Translation
or the officials he has appointed. For the king has sent them to punish those who do wrong and to honor those who do right.

English Standard Version
or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do evil and to praise those who do good.

New American Standard Bible
or to governors as sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and the praise of those who do right.

King James Bible
Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
or to governors as those sent out by him to punish those who do what is evil and to praise those who do what is good.

International Standard Version
or to governors who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to praise those who do right.

NET Bible
or to governors as those he commissions to punish wrongdoers and praise those who do good.

American Standard Version
or unto governors, as sent by him for vengeance on evil-doers and for praise to them that do well.

English Revised Version
or unto governors, as sent by him for vengeance on evil-doers and for praise to them that do well.

Young's Literal Translation
whether to governors, as to those sent through him, for punishment, indeed, of evil-doers, and a praise of those doing good;






Cross References
Romans 13:3
For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same:

Romans 13:4
For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.

1 Peter 1:1
Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

1 Peter 2:13
Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme;

1 Peter 2:12
Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.

1 Peter 2:11
Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

1 Peter 2:15
For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:

1 Peter 2:16
As free, and not using your liberty for a cloke of maliciousness, but as the servants of God.

1 Peter 2:17
Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.
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