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1 Peter 4:12-13


4:12 Dear friends, do not be astonished 1  that a trial by fire is occurring among you, 2  as though something strange were happening to you. 4:13 But rejoice in the degree that you have shared in the sufferings of Christ, so that when his glory is revealed 3  you may also rejoice and be glad. 4 

1 tn Or “do not be surprised, taken aback.” The same verb occurs in 4:4.

2 tn Grk “at the burning among you, occurring to you for testing.”

3 tn Grk “in the revelation of his glory.”

4 tn The verb “be glad” is used also in 1:6 and 1:8. The verbs of v. 13b are used together in Matt 5:12 and Rev 19:7.

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