1 Peter 2:7-9 NIV

7 Now to you who believe, this stone is precious. But to those who do not believe,1 "The stone the builders rejected2 has become the capstone,a "b3

References for 1 Peter 2:7

    • 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."c4 They stumble because they disobey the message--which is also what they were destined for.5

      References for 1 Peter 2:8

      9 But you are a chosen people,6 a royal priesthood,7 a holy nation,8 a people belonging to God,9 that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.10

      References for 1 Peter 2:9