1 Peter 21 Putting away therefore all ▼ wickedness, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings, ▼
▼ 1) Or malice ; 1 Co 14:202 as newborn babes, long for the ▼ spiritual milk which is without guile, that ye may grow thereby unto salvation; ▼
▼ 1) Gr belonging to the reason ; Compare Ro 12:13 if ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious: 4 unto whom coming, a living stone, rejected indeed of men, but with God elect, ▼ precious, ▼
▼ 1) Or honorable5 ye also, as living stones, are built up ▼ a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. ▼
▼ 1) Or a spiritual house for a holy priesthood6 Because it is contained in ▼ scripture, ▼ Behold, I lay in Zion a chief corner stone, elect, ▼ precious: And he that believeth on ▼
▼ 4him shall not be put to shame. ▼
▼ 1) Or a scripture 2) Isa 28:16. 3) Or honorable 4) Or it7 ▼ For you therefore that believe is the ▼ preciousness: but for such as disbelieve, ▼ The stone which the builders rejected, The same was made the head of the corner; ▼
▼ 1) Or In your sight 2) Or honor 3) Ps 118:228 and, ▼ A stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence; ▼ for they ▼ stumble at the word, being disobedient: whereunto also they were appointed. ▼
▼ 1) Isa 8:14. 2) Gr who 3) Or stumble, being disobedient to the word9 But ye are an elect race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s own possession, that ye may show forth the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvellous light: 10 who in time past were no people, but now are the people of God: who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy. 11 Beloved, I beseech you as sojourners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul; 12 having your behavior seemly among the Gentiles; that, wherein they speak against you as evil-doers, they may by your good works, which they behold, glorify God in the day of visitation. 13 Be subject to every ▼ ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake: whether to the king, as supreme; ▼
▼ 1) Gr creation14 or unto governors, as sent ▼ by him for vengeance on evil-doers and for praise to them that do well. ▼
▼ 1) Gr through15 For so is the will of God, that by well-doing ye should put to silence the ignorance of foolish men: 16 as free, and not ▼ using your freedom for a cloak of ▼ wickedness, but as bondservants of God. ▼
▼ 1) Gr having 2) Or malice ; 1 Co 14:2017 Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king. 18 ▼ Servants, be in subjection to your masters with all fear; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the froward. ▼
▼ 1) Gr Household-servants19 For this is ▼ acceptable, if for conscience ▼ toward God a man endureth griefs, suffering wrongfully. ▼
▼ 1) Gr grace 2) Gr of20 For what glory is it, if, when ye sin, and are buffeted for it , ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it , ye shall take it patiently, this is ▼ acceptable with God. ▼
▼ 1) Gr grace21 For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps: 22 who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: 23 who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered threatened not; but committed ▼ himself to him that judgeth righteously: ▼
▼ 1) Or, his cause24 who his own self ▼ bare our sins in his body upon the tree, that we, having died unto sins, might live unto righteousness; by whose ▼ stripes ye were healed. ▼
▼ 1) Or carried up…to the tree ; Compare Col 2:14; 1 Ma 4:53 (Gr) 2) Gr bruise25 For ye were going astray like sheep; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and ▼ Bishop of your souls. ▼
▼ 1) Or Overseer
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