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1 Peter 4:9-11

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4:9 Show hospitality 1  to one another without complaining. 4:10 Just as each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another 2  as good stewards of the varied grace of God. 4:11 Whoever speaks, let it be with 3  God’s words. 4  Whoever serves, do so with the strength 5  that God supplies, so that in everything God will be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong 6  the glory and the power forever and ever. Amen.

1 tn There is no main verb in this verse (“showing hospitality” translates the adjective φιλόξενοι [filoxenoi]), but it continues the sense of command from v. 7.

2 tn Grk “serving it to one another.” The primary verb is a participle but it continues the sense of command from v. 7.

3 tn Grk “if anyone speaks – as God’s words.”

4 tn Or “oracles.”

5 tn Grk “if anyone serves – with strength…”

6 tn Grk “is/are.”



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