3:14 But in fact, if you happen to suffer 1 for doing what is right, 2 you are blessed. But do not be terrified of them 3 or be shaken. 4
1 Peter 3:16Context
3:16 Yet do it with courtesy and respect, 5 keeping a good conscience, so that those who slander your good conduct in Christ may be put to shame when they accuse you. 6
2 tn Grk “because of righteousness.”
3 tn Grk “do not fear their fear,” referring to those who cause their suffering. The phrase “their fear” may mean “what they fear” (subjective genitive), but in a situation of persecution it more likely means “fear of them” (objective genitive).
6 tn Grk “when you are spoken against.”