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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1He exhorts them to cease from sin by the example of Christ, and the consideration of the general end that now approaches;
12and comforts them against persecution.
 
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Chapter 4

Verse 1
Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin;


Christ
3:18
arm
Romans 13:12-14; Philippians 2:5; Hebrews 12:3
for
Romans 6:2,7,11; Galatians 2:20; 5:24; Colossians 3:3-5
ceased
Isaiah 1:16; Ezekiel 16:41; Hebrews 4:10

Verse 2
That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.
no
2:1,14; Romans 7:4; 14:7; Ephesians 4:17,22-24; 5:7,8; Colossians 3:7,8; Titus 3:3-8
the lusts
Hosea 6:7; *marg: ; Mark 7:21; Ephesians 2:3
the will
2:15; Psalms 143:10; Matthew 7:21; 12:50; 21:31; Mark 3:35; John 1:13; 7:17; Romans 6:11; 12:2; 2 Corinthians 5:15; Galatians 2:19,20; Ephesians 5:17; 6:6; Colossians 1:9; 4:12; 1 Thessalonians 5:18; Hebrews 13:21; James 1:18; 1 John 2:17

Verse 3
For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries:
the time
Ezekiel 44:6; 45:9; Acts 17:30; Romans 8:12,13; 1 Corinthians 6:11
to have
1:14; Deuteronomy 12:30,31; Romans 1:20-32; Ephesians 2:2,3; 4:17; 1 Thessalonians 4:5; Titus 3:3
lasciviousness
Mark 7:22; 2 Corinthians 12:21; Galatians 5:19; Ephesians 4:19; Jude 1:4
excess
2 Samuel 13:28; Proverbs 23:29-35; Isaiah 5:11; 28:7; Ephesians 5:18
revellings
Galatians 5:21
and
1 Kings 21:26; 2 Chronicles 15:8; Isaiah 65:4; Jeremiah 16:18; Revelation 17:4,5

Verse 4
Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same excess of riot, speaking evil of you:
excess
Matthew 23:25; Luke 15:13; Romans 13:13; 2 Peter 2:22
speaking
2:12; 3:16; Acts 13:45; 18:6; 2 Peter 2:12; Jude 1:10

Verse 5
Who shall give account to him that is ready to judge the quick and the dead.
shall
Malachi 3:13-15; Matthew 12:36; Luke 16:2; Romans 14:12; Jude 1:14,15
that
Psalms 1:6; Ecclesiastes 12:14; Ezekiel 18:30; Matthew 25:31-46; John 5:22,23,28,29; Acts 10:42; 17:31; Romans 14:10-12; 1 Corinthians 15:51,52; 2 Timothy 4:1; James 5:9

Verse 6
For for this cause was the gospel preached also to them that are dead, that they might be judged according to men in the flesh, but live according to God in the spirit.
to them
3:19; John 5:25,26
that they
1,2; Matthew 24:9; Romans 8:9-11; 1 Corinthians 11:31,32
but
Romans 8:2; Galatians 2:19; 5:25; Ephesians 2:3-5; Titus 3:3-7; Revelation 14:18

Verse 7
But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.
the end
Ecclesiastes 7:2; Jeremiah 5:31; Ezekiel 7:2,3,6; Matthew 24:13,14; Romans 13:12; 1 Corinthians 7:29; 1 Corinthians 15:24; Philippians 4:5; Hebrews 10:25; James 5:8,9; 2 Peter 3:9-11; 1 John 2:18,19
ye
1:13; 5:8; 1 Thessalonians 5:6-8; Titus 2:12
and
3:7; Matthew 24:42; 25:13; 26:38-41; Mark 13:33-37; 14:37,38; Luke 21:34,36; Luke 22:46; Romans 12:12; Ephesians 6:18; Colossians 4:2; 2 Timothy 4:5; Revelation 16:15

Verse 8
And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.
above
Colossians 3:14; James 5:12; 3 John 1:2
fervent
1:22; 1 Corinthians 13:1-13; 14:1; 1 Thessalonians 3:12; 4:9,10; 2 Thessalonians 1:3; 1 Timothy 1:5; Hebrews 13:1; 2 Peter 1:6,7
for
Proverbs 10:12; 12:16; 17:9; 18:13; 1 Corinthians 13:7; James 5:20
shall
or, will.

Verse 9
Use hospitality one to another without grudging.
hospitality
Romans 12:13; 16:23; 1 Timothy 3:2; Titus 1:8; Hebrews 13:2,16
without
2 Corinthians 9:7; Philippians 2:14; Philemon 1:14; James 5:9

Verse 10
As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
every
Matthew 25:14,15; Luke 19:13; Romans 12:6-8; 1 Corinthians 4:7; 12:4-11
ministry
Matthew 20:28; 25:44; Mark 10:45; Luke 8:3; Romans 15:25,27; 2 Corinthians 9:1; 2 Timothy 1:18; Hebrews 6:10
good
Matthew 24:45; 24:14,21; Luke 12:42; 16:1-8; 1 Corinthians 4:1,2; Titus 1:7
the manifold
1 Corinthians 3:10; 12:4; 15:10; 2 Corinthians 6:1; Ephesians 3:8; 4:11

Verse 11
If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
any
Isaiah 8:20; Jeremiah 23:22; Ephesians 4:29; Colossians 4:6; James 1:19,26; 3:1-6
as the
Acts 7:38; Romans 3:2; Hebrews 5:12
if
10
the ability
1 Chronicles 29:11-16; Romans 12:6-8; 1 Corinthians 3:10; 12:4
that
2:5; 1 Corinthians 6:20; 10:31; 2 Corinthians 9:13; Ephesians 3:20,21; 5:20
through
2:5; Philippians 1:11; 2:11
to whom
5:11; Romans 16:27; Ephesians 3:21; 1 Timothy 1:17; 6:16; Jude 1:25; Revelation 1:5,6
dominion
Psalms 145:13; Daniel 4:3,34; 7:14; Matthew 6:13; Revelation 5:12-14

Verse 12
Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:
think
4; Isaiah 28:21
the fiery
1:7; Daniel 11:35; 1 Corinthians 3:13
as
5:9; 1 Corinthians 10:13; 1 Thessalonians 3:2-4; 2 Timothy 3:12

Verse 13
But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.
rejoice
1:6; Matthew 5:12; Luke 6:22,23; Acts 5:41; 16:25; Romans 5:3; 2 Corinthians 4:17; 12:9,10; James 1:2,3
ye are
5:1,10; Romans 8:17; 2 Corinthians 1:7; 4:10; Philippians 3:10; Colossians 1:24; 2 Timothy 2:12; Revelation 1:9
when
1:5,6,13; Matthew 16:27; 25:31; Mark 8:38; Luke 17:30; 2 Thessalonians 1:7-10; Revelation 1:7
ye may
1:8; Isaiah 25:9; 35:10; 51:11; Matthew 25:21,23,34

Verse 14
If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye; for the spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you: on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified.
ye be
2:19,20; 3:14,16
reproached
4,5; Psalms 49:9; 89:51; Isaiah 51:7; Matthew 5:11; Luke 6:22; John 7:47-52; 8:48; John 9:28,34; 2 Corinthians 12:10
happy
1 Kings 10:8; Psalms 32:1,2; 146:5; James 1:12; 5:11
for
Numbers 11:25,26; 2 Kings 2:15; Isaiah 11:2
on
Acts 13:45; 18:6; 2 Peter 2:2
but
2:12; 3:16; Matthew 5:16; Galatians 1:24; 2 Thessalonians 1:10-12

Verse 15
But let none of you suffer as a murderer, or as a thief, or as an evildoer, or as a busybody in other men's matters.
suffer
2:20; Matthew 5:11; 2 Timothy 2:9
a busy-body
1 Thessalonians 4:11; 2 Thessalonians 3:11; 1 Timothy 5:13

Verse 16
Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.
as
19; 3:17,18; Acts 11:26; 26:28; Ephesians 3:13-15
let him not
Isaiah 50:7; 54:4; Philippians 1:20; 2 Timothy 1:12; Hebrews 12:2,3
but
Isaiah 24:15; Acts 5:41; Romans 5:2-5; Philippians 1:29; James 1:2-4

Verse 17
For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?
judgment
Isaiah 10:12; Jeremiah 25:29; 49:12; Ezekiel 9:6; Malachi 3:5; Matthew 3:9,10; Luke 12:47,48
and if
Luke 23:31
what
Matthew 11:20-24; Luke 10:12-14; Hebrews 2:2,4; 12:24,25
obey
2:8; Galatians 3:1; 5:7; 2 Thessalonians 1:8; Hebrews 5:9; 11:8

Verse 18
And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?
if
5:8; Proverbs 11:31; Jeremiah 25:29; Ezekiel 18:24; Zechariah 13:9; Matthew 24:22-24; Mark 13:20-22; Luke 23:31; Acts 14:22; 27:24,31,42-44; 1 Corinthians 10:12; Hebrews 4:1; 10:38,39
where
Psalms 1:4,5; Romans 1:18; 5:6; 2 Peter 2:5,6; 3:7; Jude 1:15
the sinner
Genesis 13:13; 1 Samuel 15:18; Luke 15:1; Romans 5:8

Verse 19
Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.
let
12-16; 3:17; Acts 21:11-14
commit
Psalms 31:5; 37:5; Luke 23:46; Acts 7:59; 2 Timothy 1:12
in
2:15; Esther 4:16; Jeremiah 26:11-15; Daniel 3:16-18; 6:10,11,22; Romans 2:7
a faithful
Psalms 138:8; 146:5,6; Isaiah 40:27,28; 43:7,21; 51:12,13; 54:16,17; Colossians 1:16-20; Hebrews 1:2,3; Revelation 4:10,11; 5:9-14


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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 1 Peter 4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/tsk/view.cgi?book=1pe&chapter=004>.  

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