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,
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CommentaryWesley'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.
LibraryA 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
Some Other Writers of the New Testament
John Bunyan on the Terms of Communion and Fellowship of Christians at the Table of the Lord;
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.
Christ died and rose again for this very purpose--to be Lord both of the living and of the dead.
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:
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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