Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

1 Peter 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 


Isa 8:12,13; Isa 41:10-14; Isa 51:12; Jer 1:8; Jer 15:15; Eze 3:9; Mt 5:10-12; Mt 10:18-22,39; Mt 10:28,31; Mt 16:25; Mt 19:29; Mr 8:35; Mr 10:29; Lu 6:22,23; Lu 12:4,5; Joh 14:1,27; Ac 9:16; Ac 18:9,10; 2Co 12:10; Php 1:29; Jas 1:12; 1Pe 2:19,20; 1Pe 4:13-16

NET © Notes

sn The Greek construction here implies that such suffering was not the norm, even though it could happen, and in fact may well have happened to some of the readers (cf. 4:4, 12-19).

tn Grk “because of righteousness.”

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).

sn A quotation from Isa 8:12.

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