1 Peter 2

1Putting away therefore all wickedness, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings,
1) Or malice ; 1 Co 14:20
2as 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 12:1
3if ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious:

4unto whom coming, a living stone, rejected indeed of men, but with God elect, precious,
1) Or honorable
5ye 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 priesthood
6Because it is contained in scripture, Behold, I lay in Zion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: And he that believeth on him shall not be put to shame.
1) Or a scripture 2) Isa 28:16. 3) Or honorable 4) Or it
7 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 118:22
8and, 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 word
9But 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: 10who in time past were no people, but now are the people of God: who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy. 11Beloved, I beseech you as sojourners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul; 12having 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.

13Be subject to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake: whether to the king, as supreme;
1) Gr creation
14or unto governors, as sent by him for vengeance on evil-doers and for praise to them that do well.
1) Gr through
15For so is the will of God, that by well-doing ye should put to silence the ignorance of foolish men: 16as free, and not using your freedom for a cloak of wickedness, but as bondservants of God.
1) Gr having 2) Or malice ; 1 Co 14:20
17Honor 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-servants
19For this is acceptable, if for conscience toward God a man endureth griefs, suffering wrongfully.
1) Gr grace 2) Gr of
20For 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 grace
21For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps: 22who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: 23who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously:
1) Or, his cause
24who 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 bruise
25For 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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