The Greek word for “vessel” (skeous) is a very common word, but it may be used metaphorically for wives in 1 Thessalonians 4:4 as it is in 1 Peter 3:7. ... Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling." 1 Peter 4:8 This Greek word was used to describe the taut, stretched muscles of a runner winning his race. 1 Peter 4:8(NASB) Verse Thoughts The warm gentleness and tender-hearted forgiveness in Paul's chapter on love, in 1 Corinthians 13, identifies LOVE as the foundational fruit of the Spirit, from which all other gifts and graces grow. 1 Peter 1:9-note obtaining as the outcome of your faith the salvation of your souls. 1 Peter 4:9 During times of persecution of the early church mutual support was often critical for the survival of fellow believers. I don’t believe there is an allusion to the fall in 1 Peter 3:7. . If any . . 1 Peter 4 Commentary; CAMBRIDGE GREEK TESTAMENT. 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To God’s elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, 2 who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with his blood: Grace and peace be yours in abundance. 1 Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin;. 11. 1 Peter 4, Greek Testament Critical Exegetical Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, originally published in four parts, is a … The adverb ektenōs in 1:22 and the adjective ektenēs in 4:8 means “with full intensity” (literally “stretched out,” or “at full stretch.”) Various English translations of 1 Peter 1:22 and 1 Peter 4:8 have Peter urging the Christians to love fervently, deeply, earnestly or constantly. In Peter's day, every Greek and Roman city had its own patron gods. stewards--referring to Matthew 25:15, &c.; Luke 19:13-26. 1:1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the chosen ones who are living as aliens in the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, Young's Literal Translation 1:1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the choice sojourners of the dispersion of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 2: Stephens 1550 Textus Receptus one to another--Greek as in 1 Peter 4:8, "towards yourselves"; implying that all form but one body, and in seeking the good of other members they are promoting the good of themselves. 1 Peter 4 Commentary; OSWALD CHAMBERS. speak--namely, as a prophet, or divinely taught teacher in the Church assembly. 1 Peter 4 Commentary; CAMBRIDGE BIBLE FOR SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES - E H Plumptre. 1 Peter 4:13 Partakers of His Sufferings; 1 Peter 4:17 Judgment on the Abyss of Love Sacrifices were made to these gods and much of the city life was bound up in this idol worship. 1 Peter 4:7 Commentary; 1 Peter 4:8-11 Commentary; 1 Peter 4:12-19 Commentary; JOHN CALVIN. 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