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1 Peter 2:6-8 NIV

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

References for 1 Peter 2:6

7 Now to you who believe, this stone is precious. But to those who do not believe, “The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone,”b

References for 1 Peter 2:7

    • f 2:7 - Psalm 118:22
      8 and, “A stone that causes people to stumble and a rock that makes them fall.”cThey stumble because they disobey the message—which is also what they were destined for.

      References for 1 Peter 2:8

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      • a 2:5 - Or "into a temple of the Spirit"
      • b 2:6 - Isaiah 28:16
      • c 2:7 - Psalm 118:22
      • d 2:8 - Isaiah 8:14
      • e 2:22 - Isaiah 53:9
      • f 2:25 - Isaiah 53:4,5,6 (see Septuagint)