1 Peter 4:5
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New Living Translation
But remember that they will have to face God, who will judge everyone, both the living and the dead.

King James Bible
Who shall give account to him that is ready to judge the quick and the dead.

Darby Bible Translation
who shall render account to him who is ready to judge the living and the dead.

World English Bible
who will give account to him who is ready to judge the living and the dead.

Young's Literal Translation
who shall give an account to Him who is ready to judge living and dead,

1 Peter 4:5 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

4:5 Who shall give account - Of this, as well as all their other ways. To him who is ready - So faith represents him now.

1 Peter 4:5 Parallel Commentaries

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A Nickname Accepted
'The disciples were called Christians first in Antioch' --ACTS xi. 26. Nations and parties, both political and religious, very often call themselves by one name, and are known to the outside world by another. These outside names are generally given in contempt; and yet they sometimes manage to hit the very centre of the characteristics of the people on whom they are bestowed, and so by degrees get to be adopted by them, and worn as an honour. So it has been with the name 'Christian.' It was given
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts

Of Avoiding of Curious Inquiry into the Life of Another
"My Son, be not curious, nor trouble thyself with vain cares. What is that to thee? Follow thou Me.(1) For what is it to thee whether a man be this or that, or say or do thus or thus? Thou hast no need to answer for others, but thou must give an answer for thyself. Why therefore dost thou entangle thyself? Behold, I know all men, and I behold all things which are done under the sun; and I know how it standeth with each one, what he thinketh, what he willeth, and to what end his thoughts reach.
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

Some Other Writers of the New Testament
[Illustration: (drop cap L) Ancient engraving of man reading scroll] Let us now look at the rest of the books which make up the New Testament. In the days when Paul preached at Athens, the old capital of Greece, much of the ancient splendour and power of the Greek people had passed away, for the Romans had conquered their country, and they were no longer a free nation. Yet, although the Greeks had been forced to yield to Rome, their conquerors knew that the Grecian scholars and artists were far
Mildred Duff—The Bible in its Making

John Bunyan on the Terms of Communion and Fellowship of Christians at the Table of the Lord;
COMPRISING I. HIS CONFESSION OF FAITH, AND REASON OF HIS PRACTICE; II. DIFFERENCES ABOUT WATER BAPTISM NO BAR TO COMMUNION; AND III. PEACEABLE PRINCIPLES AND TRUE[1] ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. Reader, these are extraordinary productions that will well repay an attentive perusal. It is the confession of faith of a Christian who had suffered nearly twelve years' imprisonment, under persecution for conscience sake. Shut up with his Bible, you have here the result of a prayerful study of those holy
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Cross References
Acts 10:42
And he ordered us to preach everywhere and to testify that Jesus is the one appointed by God to be the judge of all--the living and the dead.

Romans 14:9
Christ died and rose again for this very purpose--to be Lord both of the living and of the dead.

Romans 14:12
Yes, each of us will give a personal account to God.

2 Timothy 4:1
I solemnly urge you in the presence of God and Christ Jesus, who will someday judge the living and the dead when he appears to set up his Kingdom:

James 5:9
Don't grumble about each other, brothers and sisters, or you will be judged. For look--the Judge is standing at the door!

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