New Living Translation
So be truly glad. There is wonderful joy ahead, even though you have to endure many trials for a little while.
King James Bible
Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations:
Darby Bible Translation
Wherein ye exult, for a little while at present, if needed, put to grief by various trials,
World English Bible
Wherein you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been put to grief in various trials,
Young's Literal Translation
in which ye are glad, a little now, if it be necessary, being made to sorrow in manifold trials,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:6 Wherein - That is, in being so kept. Ye even now greatly rejoice, though now for a little while - Such is our whole life, compared to eternity. If need be - For it is not always needful. If God sees it to be the best means for your spiritual profit. Ye are in heaviness - Or sorrow; but not in darkness; for they still retained both faith, 1Pe 1:5, hope, and love; yea, at this very time were rejoicing with joy unspeakable, 1Pe 1:8.
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'... Kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.'--1 Peter i. 5. The Revised Version substitutes 'guarded' for 'kept,' and the alteration, though slight, is important, for it not only more accurately preserves the meaning of the word employed, but it retains the military metaphor which is in it. The force of the expression will appear if I refer, in a sentence, to other cases in which it is employed in the New Testament. For instance, we read that …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John
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