1 Peter 4:12
Good News Translation
My dear friends, do not be surprised at the painful test you are suffering, as though something unusual were happening to you.

Contemporary English Version
Dear friends, don't be surprised or shocked that you are going through testing that is like walking through fire.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Dearly beloved, think not strange the burning heat which is to try you: as if some new thing happened to you.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Dearly beloved, think not strange the burning heat which is to try you: as if some new thing happened to you.

think.

1 Peter 4:4 Wherein they think it strange that you run not with them into the same confusion of riotousness: speaking evil of you.

Isaiah 28:21 For the Lord shall stand up as in the mountain of divisions: he shall be angry as in the valley which is in Gabaon: that he may do his work, his strange work: that he may perform his work, his work is strange to him.

the fiery.

1 Peter 1:7 That the trial of your faith (much more precious than gold which is tried by the fire) may be found unto praise and glory and honour at the appearing of Jesus Christ.

Daniel 11:35 And some of the learned shall fall, that they may be tried, and may be chosen, and made white, even to the appointed time: because yet there shall be another time.

1 Corinthians 3:13 Every man's work shall be manifest. For the day of the Lord shall declare it, because it shall be revealed in fire. And the fire shall try every man's work, of what sort it is.

as.

1 Peter 5:9 Whom resist ye, strong in faith: knowing that the same affliction befalls, your brethren who are in the world.

1 Corinthians 10:13 Let no temptation take hold on you, but such as is human. And God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that which you are able: but will make also with temptation issue, that you may be able to bear it.

1 Thessalonians 3:2-4 And we sent Timothy, our brother and the minister of God in the gospel of Christ, to confirm you and exhort you concerning your faith: . . .

2 Timothy 3:12 And all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

Context
Suffering as Christians
11If any man speak, let him speak, as the words of God. If any minister, let him do it, as of the power which God administereth: that in all things God may be honoured through Jesus Christ: to whom is glory and empire for ever and ever. Amen. 12Dearly beloved, think not strange the burning heat which is to try you: as if some new thing happened to you. 13But if you partake of the sufferings of Christ, rejoice that, when his glory shall be revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy.…
Cross References
Ecclesiastes 5:8
If thou shalt see the oppressions of the poor, and violent judgments, and justice perverted in the province, wonder not at this matter: for he that is high hath another higher, and there are others still higher than these:

1 Peter 1:6
Wherein you shalt greatly rejoice, if now you must be for a little time made sorrowful in divers temptations:

1 Peter 2:11
Dearly beloved, I beseech you, as strangers and pilgrims, to refrain yourselves from carnal desires which war against the soul,

Additional Translations
Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial that has come upon you, as though something strange were happening to you.

Beloved, do not be surprised at the fire among you taking place for a trial to you, as if a strange thing were happening to you.

Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you:

Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial among you, which cometh upon you to prove you, as though a strange thing happened unto you:

Beloved, take not [as] strange the fire [of persecution] which has taken place amongst you for [your] trial, as if a strange thing was happening to you;

Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial among you, which cometh upon you to prove you, as though a strange thing happened unto you:

Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you:

Dear friends, do not be surprised at finding that that scorching flame of persecution is raging among you to put you to the test--as though some surprising thing were accidentally happening to you.

Beloved, don't be astonished at the fiery trial which has come upon you, to test you, as though a strange thing happened to you.

Beloved, think it not strange at the fiery suffering among you that is coming to try you, as if a strange thing were happening to you,
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