1 Peter 4:18 KJV (With Strong’s)

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ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
And
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
if
ei (Greek #1487)
if, whether, that, etc.
KJV usage: forasmuch as, if, that, (al-)though, whether. Often used in connection or composition with other particles, especially as in 1489, 1490, 1499, 1508, 1509, 1512, 1513, 1536, 1537. See also 1437.
Pronounce: i
Origin: a primary particle of conditionality
m the righteous
dikaios (Greek #1342)
equitable (in character or act); by implication, innocent, holy (absolutely or relatively)
KJV usage: just, meet, right(-eous).
Pronounce: dik'-ah-yos
Origin: from 1349
scarcely
molis (Greek #3433)
with difficulty
KJV usage: hardly, scarce(-ly), + with much work.
Pronounce: mol'-is
Origin: probably by variation for 3425
be saved
sozo (Greek #4982)
to save, i.e. deliver or protect (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: heal, preserve, save (self), do well, be (make) whole.
Pronounce: sode'-zo
Origin: from a primary σῶς (contraction for obsolete σάος, "safe")
, where
pou (Greek #4226)
as adverb of place; at (by implication, to) what locality
KJV usage: where, whither.
Pronounce: poo
Origin: genitive case of an interrogative pronoun πός (what) otherwise obsolete (perhaps the same as 4225 used with the rising slide of inquiry)
shall
phaino (Greek #5316)
to lighten (shine), i.e. show (transitive or intransitive, literal or figurative)
KJV usage: appear, seem, be seen, shine, X think.
Pronounce: fah'-ee-no
Origin: prolongation for the base of 5457
the ungodly
asebes (Greek #765)
irreverent, i.e. (by extension) impious or wicked
KJV usage: ungodly (man).
Pronounce: as-eb-ace'
Origin: from 1 (as a negative particle) and a presumed derivative of 4576
and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
the sinner
hamartolos (Greek #268)
sinful, i.e. a sinner
KJV usage: sinful, sinner.
Pronounce: ham-ar-to-los'
Origin: from 264
appear
phaino (Greek #5316)
to lighten (shine), i.e. show (transitive or intransitive, literal or figurative)
KJV usage: appear, seem, be seen, shine, X think.
Pronounce: fah'-ee-no
Origin: prolongation for the base of 5457
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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1 Peter 5:8• 8Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: (1 Peter 5:8)
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Prov. 11:31• 31Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: much more the wicked and the sinner. (Prov. 11:31)
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Jer. 25:29• 29For, lo, I begin to bring evil on the city which is called by my name, and should ye be utterly unpunished? Ye shall not be unpunished: for I will call for a sword upon all the inhabitants of the earth, saith the Lord of hosts. (Jer. 25:29)
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Ezek. 18:24• 24But when the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? All his righteousness that he hath done shall not be mentioned: in his trespass that he hath trespassed, and in his sin that he hath sinned, in them shall he die. (Ezek. 18:24)
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Zech. 13:9• 9And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried: they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It is my people: and they shall say, The Lord is my God. (Zech. 13:9)
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Matt. 24:22‑24• 22And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.
23Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; believe it not.
24For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall show great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
(Matt. 24:22‑24)
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Mark 13:20‑22• 20And except that the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh should be saved: but for the elect's sake, whom he hath chosen, he hath shortened the days.
21And then if any man shall say to you, Lo, here is Christ; or, lo, he is there; believe him not:
22For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall show signs and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even the elect.
(Mark 13:20‑22)
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Luke 23:31• 31For if they do these things in a green tree, what shall be done in the dry? (Luke 23:31)
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Acts 14:22• 22Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God. (Acts 14:22)
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Acts 27:24,31,42‑44• 24Saying, Fear not, Paul; thou must be brought before Caesar: and, lo, God hath given thee all them that sail with thee.
31Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, Except these abide in the ship, ye cannot be saved.
42And the soldiers' counsel was to kill the prisoners, lest any of them should swim out, and escape.
43But the centurion, willing to save Paul, kept them from their purpose; and commanded that they which could swim should cast themselves first into the sea, and get to land:
44And the rest, some on boards, and some on broken pieces of the ship. And so it came to pass, that they escaped all safe to land.
(Acts 27:24,31,42‑44)
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1 Cor. 10:12• 12Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall. (1 Cor. 10:12)
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Heb. 4:1• 1Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it. (Heb. 4:1)
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Heb. 10:38‑39• 38Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.
39But we are not of them who draw back unto perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul.
(Heb. 10:38‑39)
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the sinner.
 Now if judgment begin from the house of God, as it does and ought (compare Amos 3:2), what must be the end of those that obey not the gospel of God? This is the only obedience to which the unforgiven is called. What a proof of blind wickedness that any sinners should refuse! (1 Peter 4:17-19 by W. Kelly)
 "Who then can be saved?" said the disciples, when they heard of special difficulty for the rich, who, as they thought, had such advantage over all others. But Jesus looking on them with His unfailing love replied, "With men this is," not difficult, but "impossible"; but (thanks forever to His name!) "with God all things are possible." Salvation is of God, as His is the gospel which proclaims it to everyone, poor or rich, that believes. (1 Peter 4:17-19 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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And if the righteous is difficultly savedf, where shall the impious and the sinner appear?

JND Translation Notes

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Saved here on the earth, as through the trials and judgments which specially beset the Jewish Christians.

W. Kelly Translation

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And if the righteous is with difficulty saved, where shall the impious and sinful appear?