1 Peter 2:6-8 NIV

6 For in Scripture it says: "See, I lay a stone in Zion, a chosen and precious cornerstone,1 and the one who trusts in him will never be put to shame."a2

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7 Now to you who believe, this stone is precious. But to those who do not believe,3 "The stone the builders rejected4 has become the capstone,b "c5

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    • b 2:7 - Or "cornerstone"
    • c 2:7 - Psalm 118:22
      8 and, "A stone that causes men to stumble and a rock that makes them fall."d6 They stumble because they disobey the message--which is also what they were destined for.7

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