1 Peter 4:17
Good News Translation
The time has come for judgment to begin, and God's own people are the first to be judged. If it starts with us, how will it end with those who do not believe the Good News from God?

Contemporary English Version
God has already begun judging his own people. And if his judgment begins with us, imagine how terrible it will be for those who refuse to obey his message. The Scriptures say,

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the time is, that judgment should begin at the house of God. And if at first at us, what shall be the end of them that believe not the gospel of God?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For the time is, that judgment should begin at the house of God. And if at first at us, what shall be the end of them that believe not the gospel of God?

judgment.

Isaiah 10:12 And it shall come to pass, that when the Lord shall have performed all his works in mount Sion, and in Jerusalem, I will visit the fruit of the proud heart of the king of Assyria, and the glory of the haughtiness of his eyes.

Jeremiah 25:29 For behold I begin to bring evil on the city wherein my name is called upon: and shall you be as innocent and escape free? you shall not escape free: for I will call for the sword upon all the inhabitants of the earth, saith the Lord of hosts.

Jeremiah 49:12 For thus saith the Lord: Behold they whose judgment was not to drink of the cup, shall certainly drink: and shalt thou come off as innocent? thou shalt not come off as innocent, but drinking thou shalt drink.

Ezekiel 9:6 Utterly destroy old and young, maidens, children and women: but upon whomsoever you shall see Thau, kill him not, and begin ye at my sanctuary. So they began at the ancient men who were before the house.

Malachi 3:5 And I will come to you in judgment, and will be a speedy witness against sorcerers, and adulterers, and false swearers, and them that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widows, and the fatherless: and oppress the stranger, and have not feared me, saith the Lord of hosts.

Matthew 3:9,10 And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham for our father. For I tell you that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham. . . .

Luke 12:47,48 And that servant, who knew the will of his lord and prepared not himself and did not according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes. . . .

and if.

Luke 23:31 For if in the green wood they do these things, what shall be done in the dry?

what.

Matthew 11:20-24 Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein were done the most of his miracles, for that they had not done penance. . . .

Luke 10:12-14 I say to you, it shall be more tolerable at that day for Sodom than for that city. . . .

Hebrews 2:2,4 For if the word spoken by angels became steadfast and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense of reward: . . .

Hebrews 12:24,25 And to Jesus the mediator of the new testament, and to the sprinkling of blood which speaketh better than that of Abel. . . .

obey.

1 Peter 2:8 And a stone of stumbling and a rock of scandal, to them who stumble at the word, neither do believe, whereunto also they are set.

Galatians 3:1 O senseless Galatians, who hath bewitched you that you should not obey the truth: before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been set forth, crucified among you?

Galatians 5:7 You did run well. What hath hindered you, that you should not obey the truth?

2 Thessalonians 1:8 In a flame of fire, giving vengeance to them who know not God and who obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 5:9 And being consummated, he became, to all that obey him, the cause of eternal salvation:

Hebrews 11:8 By faith he that is called Abraham obeyed to go out into a place which he was to receive for an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing whither he went.

Context
Suffering as Christians
16But, if as a Christian, let him not be ashamed: but let him glorify God in that name. 17For the time is, that judgment should begin at the house of God. And if at first at us, what shall be the end of them that believe not the gospel of God? 18And if the just man shall scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?…
Cross References
Jeremiah 25:29
For behold I begin to bring evil on the city wherein my name is called upon: and shall you be as innocent and escape free? you shall not escape free: for I will call for the sword upon all the inhabitants of the earth, saith the Lord of hosts.

Jeremiah 49:12
For thus saith the Lord: Behold they whose judgment was not to drink of the cup, shall certainly drink: and shalt thou come off as innocent? thou shalt not come off as innocent, but drinking thou shalt drink.

Ezekiel 9:6
Utterly destroy old and young, maidens, children and women: but upon whomsoever you shall see Thau, kill him not, and begin ye at my sanctuary. So they began at the ancient men who were before the house.

Amos 3:2
You only have I known of all the families of the earth: therefore will I visit upon you all your iniquities.

Romans 1:1
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God.

Romans 2:9
Tribulation and anguish upon every soul of man that worketh evil: of the Jew first, and also of the Greek.

Galatians 6:10
Therefore, whilst we have time, let us work good to all men, but especially to those who are of the household of the faith.

2 Thessalonians 1:8
In a flame of fire, giving vengeance to them who know not God and who obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Timothy 3:15
But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.

Hebrews 3:6
But Christ, as the Son in his own house: which house are we, if we hold fast the confidence and glory of hope unto the end.

1 Peter 2:5
Be you also as living stones built up, a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.

Additional Translations
For it is time for judgment to begin with the family of God; and if it begins with us, what will the outcome be for those who disobey the gospel of God?

For it is the time for the judgment to have begun from the house of God; and if from us first, what will be the outcome of those disobeying the gospel of God?

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?

For the time is come for judgment to begin at the house of God: and if it begin first at us, what'shall be the end of them that obey not the gospel of God?

For the time of having the judgment begin from the house of God [is come]; but if first from us, what [shall be] the end of those who obey not the glad tidings of God?

For the time is come for judgment to begin at the house of God: and if it begin first at us, what shall be the end of them that obey not the gospel of God?

For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first beginneth at us, what will be the end of them that obey not the gospel of God?

For the time has come for judgement to begin, and to begin at the house of God; and if it begins with us, what will be the end of those who reject God's Good News?

For the time has come for judgment to begin with the household of God. If it begins first with us, what will happen to those who don't obey the Good News of God?

because it is the time of the beginning of the judgment from the house of God, and if first from us, what the end of those disobedient to the good news of God?
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