1 Peter 3:15
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
2962 [e]Κύριον
Kyrion
[As] LordN-AMS
1161 [e]δὲ
de
however,Conj
3588 [e]τὸν
ton
- Art-AMS
5547 [e]Χριστὸν
Christon
ChristN-AMS
37 [e]ἁγιάσατε
hagiasate
sanctifyV-AMA-2P
1722 [e]ἐν
en
inPrep
3588 [e]ταῖς
tais
theArt-DFP
2588 [e]καρδίαις
kardiais
heartsN-DFP
4771 [e]ὑμῶν,
hymōn
of you,PPro-G2P
2092 [e]ἕτοιμοι
hetoimoi
readyAdj-NMP
104 [e]ἀεὶ
aei
alwaysAdv
4314 [e]πρὸς
pros
forPrep
627 [e]ἀπολογίαν
apologian
a defenseN-AFS
3956 [e]παντὶ
panti
to everyoneAdj-DMS
3588 [e]τῷ
- Art-DMS
154 [e]αἰτοῦντι
aitounti
askingV-PPA-DMS
4771 [e]ὑμᾶς
hymas
youPPro-A2P
3056 [e]λόγον
logon
an accountN-AMS
4012 [e]περὶ
peri
concerningPrep
3588 [e]τῆς
tēs
theArt-GFS
1722 [e]ἐν
en
inPrep
4771 [e]ὑμῖν
hymin
youPPro-D2P
1680 [e]ἐλπίδος,
elpidos
hope;N-GFS
235 [e]ἀλλὰ
alla
yetConj
3326 [e]μετὰ
meta
withPrep
4240 [e]πραΰτητος
prautētos
gentlenessN-GFS
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
5401 [e]φόβου,
phobou
fear,N-GMS









Greek Texts
ΠΕΤΡΟΥ Α΄ 3:15 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
Κύριον δὲ τὸν Χριστὸν ἁγιάσατε ἐν ταῖς καρδίαις ὑμῶν, ἕτοιμοι ἀεὶ πρὸς ἀπολογίαν παντὶ τῷ αἰτοῦντι ὑμᾶς λόγον περὶ τῆς ἐν ὑμῖν ἐλπίδος,

ΠΕΤΡΟΥ Α΄ 3:15 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
κύριον δὲ τὸν Χριστὸν ἁγιάσατε ἐν ταῖς καρδίαις ὑμῶν, ἕτοιμοι ἀεὶ πρὸς ἀπολογίαν παντὶ τῷ αἰτοῦντι ὑμᾶς λόγον περὶ τῆς ἐν ὑμῖν ἐλπίδος, ἀλλὰ μετὰ πραΰτητος καὶ φόβου,

ΠΕΤΡΟΥ Α΄ 3:15 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
κύριον δὲ τὸν Χριστὸν ἁγιάσατε ἐν ταῖς καρδίαις ὑμῶν, ἕτοιμοι ἀεὶ πρὸς ἀπολογίαν παντὶ τῷ αἰτοῦντι ὑμᾶς λόγον περὶ τῆς ἐν ὑμῖν ἐλπίδος, ἀλλὰ μετὰ πραΰτητος καὶ φόβου,

ΠΕΤΡΟΥ Α΄ 3:15 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
κύριον δὲ τὸν θεὸν ἁγιάσατε ἐν ταῖς καρδίαις ὑμῶν· ἕτοιμοι δὲ ἀεὶ πρὸς ἀπολογίαν παντὶ τῷ αἰτοῦντι ὑμᾶς λόγον περὶ τῆς ἐν ὑμῖν ἐλπίδος, μετὰ πρᾳΰτητος καὶ φόβου·

ΠΕΤΡΟΥ Α΄ 3:15 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
Κύριον δὲ τὸν Θεὸν ἁγιάσατε ἐν ταῖς καρδίαις ὑμῶν, ἕτοιμοι δὲ ἀεὶ πρὸς ἀπολογίαν παντὶ τῷ αἰτοῦντι ὑμᾶς λόγον περὶ τῆς ἐν ὑμῖν ἐλπίδος μετὰ πραΰτητος καὶ φόβου,

ΠΕΤΡΟΥ Α΄ 3:15 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
κύριος δέ ὁ Χριστός ἁγιάζω ἐν ὁ καρδία ὑμεῖς ἕτοιμος ἀεί πρός ἀπολογία πᾶς ὁ αἰτέω ὑμεῖς λόγος περί ὁ ἐν ὑμεῖς ἐλπίς ἀλλά μετά πραΰτης καί φόβος

ΠΕΤΡΟΥ Α΄ 3:15 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
Κύριον δὲ τὸν Θεὸν ἁγιάσατε ἐν ταῖς καρδίαις ὑμῶν· ἕτοιμοι δὲ ἀεὶ πρὸς ἀπολογίαν παντὶ τῷ αἰτοῦντι ὑμᾶς λόγον περὶ τῆς ἐν ὑμῖν ἐλπίδος, μετά πραΰτητος καί φόβου

ΠΕΤΡΟΥ Α΄ 3:15 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
κύριον δὲ τὸν Θεὸν ἁγιάσατε ἐν ταῖς καρδίαις ὑμῶν ἕτοιμοι δὲ ἀεὶ πρὸς ἀπολογίαν παντὶ τῷ αἰτοῦντι ὑμᾶς λόγον περὶ τῆς ἐν ὑμῖν ἐλπίδος μετά πραΰτητος καί φόβου

1 Peter 3:15 Hebrew Bible
את יהוה אלהים אתו תקדישו בלבבכם והיו נכנים תמיד להשיב דבר בענוה וביראה לכל שאל אתכם חשבון התוחלת אשר בקרבכם׃

1 Peter 3:15 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܐܠܐ ܩܕܫܘ ܒܠܒܘܬܟܘܢ ܠܡܪܝܐ ܡܫܝܚܐ ܘܗܘܝܬܘܢ ܡܛܝܒܝܢ ܠܡܦܩ ܒܪܘܚܐ ܠܟܠ ܕܬܒܥ ܠܟܘܢ ܡܠܬܐ ܥܠ ܤܒܪܐ ܕܗܝܡܢܘܬܟܘܢ ܒܡܟܝܟܘܬܐ ܘܒܕܚܠܬܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence;

King James Bible
But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
but honor the Messiah as Lord in your hearts. Always be ready to give a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

sanctify.

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and be.

Psalm 119:46 I will speak of your testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed.

Jeremiah 26:12-16 Then spoke Jeremiah to all the princes and to all the people, saying…

Daniel 3:16-18 Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king, O …

Amos 7:14-17 Then answered Amos, and said to Amaziah, I was no prophet, neither …

Matthew 10:18-20 And you shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, …

Luke 21:14,15 Settle it therefore in your hearts, not to meditate before what you …

Acts 4:8-12 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost, said to them, You rulers …

Acts 5:29-31 Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to …

Acts 21:39,40 But Paul said, I am a man which am a Jew of Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, …

Acts 22:1,2 Men, brothers, and fathers, hear you my defense which I make now to you…

Colossians 4:6 Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that you …

2 Timothy 2:25 In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure …

a reason.

1 Samuel 12:7 Now therefore stand still, that I may reason with you before the …

Isaiah 1:18 Come now, and let us reason together, said the LORD: though your …

Isaiah 41:21 Produce your cause, said the LORD; bring forth your strong reasons, …

Acts 24:25 And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to …

the hope.

1 Peter 1:3,4 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ…

Colossians 1:5,23,27 For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, whereof you heard …

Titus 1:2 In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before …

Hebrews 3:6 But Christ as a son over his own house; whose house are we…

Hebrews 6:1,18,19 Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us …

with. See on ver.

1 Peter 3:2,4 While they behold your chaste conversation coupled with fear…

2 Timothy 2:25,26 In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure …

fear. or, reverence.

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