1 Peter 2:20
Good News Translation
For what credit is there if you endure the beatings you deserve for having done wrong? But if you endure suffering even when you have done right, God will bless you for it.

Contemporary English Version
You don't gain anything by being punished for some wrong you have done. But God will bless you, if you have to suffer for doing something good.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For what glory is it, if, committing sin and being buffeted for it, you endure? But if doing well you suffer patiently: this is thankworthy before God.

New American Bible
But what credit is there if you are patient when beaten for doing wrong? But if you are patient when you suffer for doing what is good, this is a grace before God.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For what glory is it, if, committing sin and being buffeted for it, you endure? But if doing well you suffer patiently: this is thankworthy before God.

For.

1 Peter 3:14 But if also you suffer any thing for justice' sake, blessed are ye. And be not afraid of their fear: and be not troubled.

1 Peter 4:14-16 If you be reproached for the name of Christ, you shall be blessed: for that which is of the honour, glory and power of God, and that which is his Spirit resteth upon you. . . .

Matthew 5:47 And if you salute your brethren only, what do you more? do not also the heathens this?

buffeted.

Matthew 26:67 Then did they spit in his face and buffeted him. And others struck his face with the palms of their hands,

Mark 14:65 And some began to spit on him and to cover his face and to buffet him and to say unto him: Prophesy. And the servants struck him with the palms their hands.

1 Corinthians 4:11 Even unto this hour we both hunger and thirst and are naked and are buffeted and have no fixed abode.

when.

1 Peter 2:19 For this is thankworthy: if, for conscience towards God, a man endure sorrows, suffering wrongfully.

this.

Matthew 5:10-12 Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. . . .

Romans 12:1,2 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercy of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, pleasing unto God, your reasonable service. . . .

Ephesians 5:10 Proving what is well pleasing to God.

Philippians 4:18 But I have all and abound: I am filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things you sent, an odour of sweetness, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.

acceptable.

1 Peter 2:19 For this is thankworthy: if, for conscience towards God, a man endure sorrows, suffering wrongfully.

Luke 6:32 And if you love them that love you, what thanks are to you? For sinners also love those that love them.

Context
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19For this is thankworthy: if, for conscience towards God, a man endure sorrows, suffering wrongfully. 20For what glory is it, if, committing sin and being buffeted for it, you endure? But if doing well you suffer patiently: this is thankworthy before God. 21For unto this are you called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving you an example that you should follow his steps.…
Cross References
Galatians 4:18
But be zealous for that which is good in a good thing always: and not only when I am present with you.

1 Peter 3:17
For it is better doing well (if such be the will of God) to suffer than doing ill.

Additional Translations
How is it to your credit if you are beaten for doing wrong and you endure it? But if you suffer for doing good and you endure it, this is commendable before God.

For what kind of credit is it, if sinning and being struck, you shall endure? But if you shall endure doing good and suffering, this is commendable before God.

For what glory is it, if, when you be buffeted for your faults, you shall take it patiently? but if, when you do well, and suffer for it, you take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.

For what glory is it, if, when ye sin, and are buffeted for it , ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it , ye shall take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.

For what glory [is it], if sinning and being buffeted ye shall bear [it]? but if, doing good and suffering, ye shall bear [it], this is acceptable with God.

For what glory is it, if, when ye sin, and are buffeted for it, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye shall take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.

For what glory is it, if, when ye are buffeted for your faults, ye bear it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye bear it patiently, this is acceptable with God.

If you do wrong and receive a blow for it, what credit is there in your bearing it patiently? But if when you do right and suffer for it you bear it patiently, this is an acceptable thing with God.

For what glory is it if, when you sin, you patiently endure beating? But if, when you do well, you patiently endure suffering, this is commendable with God.

for what renown is it, if sinning and being buffeted, ye do endure it? but if, doing good and suffering for it, ye do endure, this is gracious with God,
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