1 Peter 2 CSB

The Living Stone and a Holy People

1 So rid yourselves ofa all wickedness, all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and all slander.

References for 1 Peter 2:1

    • a 2:1 - Eph 4:22; Jms 1:21
      2 Like newborn infants, desire the unadulterated spiritual milk,b so that you may grow by it in [your] salvation,c d

      References for 1 Peter 2:2

        • b 2:2 - 1 Co 3:2; Heb 5:12-13
        • c 2:2 - Other mss omit in your salvation
        • d 2:2 - Eph 4:15
          3 since you have tasted that the Lord is good. e

          References for 1 Peter 2:3

            • e 2:3 - Ps 34:8
              4 Coming to Him, a living stone-rejectedf by men but chosen and valuableg to God-

              References for 1 Peter 2:4

                • f 2:4 - Ps 118:22; Mt 21:42; Ac 4:11; Eph 2:20
                • g 2:4 - Isaiah 28:16
                  5 you yourselves, as living stones, are being built into a spiritual househ for a holy priesthoodi to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to Godj through Jesus Christ.

                  References for 1 Peter 2:5

                    • h 2:5 - Eph 2:21-22
                    • i 2:5 - Ex 19:6; Isaiah 61:6; 1 Pt 2:9; Rv 1:6; 5:10; 20:6
                    • j 2:5 - Rm 12:1; Heb 13:15
                      6 For it stands in Scripture: Look! I lay a stone in Zion, a chosen and valuable cornerstone, and the one who believes in Him will never be put to shame! k l m

                      References for 1 Peter 2:6

                        • k 2:6 - Or be disappointed
                        • l 2:6 - Rm 9:33
                        • m 2:6 - Isaiah 28:16 LXX
                          7 So the honor is for you who believe; but for the unbelieving, The stone that the builders rejected- this One has become the cornerstone, n o and

                          References for 1 Peter 2:7

                            • n 2:7 - Mt 21:42; Ac 4:11; Eph 2:20
                            • o 2:7 - Ps 118:22
                              8 A stone that causes men to stumble, p and a rock that trips them up. q r s They stumble by disobeying the message; they were destined for this.

                              References for 1 Peter 2:8

                                • p 2:8 - Or a stone causing stumbling
                                • q 2:8 - Or a rock to trip over
                                • r 2:8 - Rm 9:33
                                • s 2:8 - Isaiah 8:14
                                  9 But you are a chosen race, t u a royal priesthood, v w a holy nation, x a people for His possession, y z so that you may proclaim the praises { | of the One who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.}

                                  References for 1 Peter 2:9

                                    • t 2:9 - Or chosen generation, or chosen nation
                                    • u 2:9 - Isaiah 43:20 LXX; Dt 7:6; 10:15
                                    • v 2:9 - 1 Pt 2:5; Rv 1:6; 5:10; 20:6
                                    • w 2:9 - Ex 19:6; 23:22 LXX; Isaiah 61:6
                                    • x 2:9 - Ex 19:6; 23:22 LXX
                                    • y 2:9 - Ti 2:14
                                    • z 2:9 - Ex 19:5; 23:22 LXX; Dt 4:20; 7:6; Isaiah 43:21 LXX
                                    • { 2:9 - Or the mighty deeds
                                    • | 2:9 - Isaiah 42:12; 43:21
                                    • } 2:9 - Isaiah 9:2; Ac 26:18; Eph 5:8; Col 1:12-13
                                      10 Once you were not a people, but now you are God's people; you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.~

                                      References for 1 Peter 2:10

                                        • ~ 2:10 - Hs 1:9; 2:1,23 (25 LXX)

                                          A Call to Good Works

                                          11 Dear friends, I urge you as aliens and temporary residents to abstain from fleshly desires€ that war against you. ‚

                                          References for 1 Peter 2:11

                                            •  2:11 - Gn 23:4; Ps 39:12; Heb 11:9,13; 1 Pt 1:1
                                            • € 2:11 - Gl 5:24
                                            •  2:11 - Lit against the soul
                                            • ‚ 2:11 - Gl 5:17; Jms 4:1
                                              12 Conduct yourselves honorably among the Gentiles,ƒ so that in a case where they speak against you as those who do evil, they may, by observing your good works, glorify God„ in a day of visitation.… †

                                              References for 1 Peter 2:12

                                                • ƒ 2:12 - Or among the nations, or among the pagans
                                                • „ 2:12 - Mt 5:16
                                                • … 2:12 - A day when God intervenes in human history, either in grace or in judgment
                                                • † 2:12 - Isaiah 10:3; Jr 6:15; Lk 1:68; 19:44
                                                  13 Submit‡ to every human institution because of the Lord, whether to the Emperorˆ as the supreme authority,

                                                  References for 1 Peter 2:13

                                                    • ‡ 2:13 - Rm 13:1-7; Ti 3:1
                                                    • ˆ 2:13 - Lit king
                                                      14 or to governors as those sent out by him to punish those who do evil and to praise those who do good.
                                                      15 For it is God's will that you, by doing good, silence the ignorance‰ of foolish people.

                                                      References for 1 Peter 2:15

                                                        • ‰ 2:15 - 1 Pt 3:16
                                                          16 As God's slaves, [live] as free people, but don't use your freedomŠ as a way to conceal evil.

                                                          References for 1 Peter 2:16

                                                              17 Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood.‹ Fear God.Œ Honor the Emperor. Ž

                                                              References for 1 Peter 2:17

                                                                  Submission of Slaves to Masters

                                                                  18 Household slaves, submit yourselves to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the cruel.

                                                                  References for 1 Peter 2:18

                                                                    •  2:18 - Eph 6:5; Col 3:22; Ti 2:9
                                                                    •  2:18 - Lit crooked, or unscrupulous
                                                                      19 For it [brings] favor‘ if, because of conscience toward God,’ someone endures grief from suffering unjustly.“

                                                                      References for 1 Peter 2:19

                                                                        • ‘ 2:19 - Other mss add with God
                                                                        • ’ 2:19 - Other mss read because of a good conscience
                                                                        • “ 2:19 - 1 Pt 3:14,17; 4:14
                                                                          20 For what credit is there if you endure when you sin and are beaten? But when you do good and suffer, if you endure, it brings favor with God.
                                                                          21 For you were called to this, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example,” so that you should follow• in His steps.

                                                                          References for 1 Peter 2:21

                                                                            • ” 2:21 - Jn 13:15
                                                                            • • 2:21 - Mt 10:38; 16:24; Mk 8:34; Lk 9:23; 14:27; 1 Pt 3:9
                                                                              22 He did not commit sin, and no deceit was found in His mouth; – —

                                                                              References for 1 Peter 2:22

                                                                                • – 2:22 - Jn 8:46; 2 Co 5:21; 1 Jn 3:5
                                                                                • — 2:22 - Isaiah 53:9
                                                                                  23 when reviled, He did not revile in return; when suffering, He did not threaten,˜ but committed Himself to the One who judges justly.

                                                                                  References for 1 Peter 2:23

                                                                                    • ˜ 2:23 - Isaiah 53:7
                                                                                      24 He Himself bore our sins in His body™ on the tree, so that, having died to sins, we might live for righteousness;š by His wounding you have been healed. ›

                                                                                      References for 1 Peter 2:24

                                                                                        • ™ 2:24 - Isaiah 53:4-5,12; Heb 9:28
                                                                                        • š 2:24 - Rm 6:2,11
                                                                                        • › 2:24 - Isaiah 53:5
                                                                                          25 For you were like sheep going astray, œ but you have now returned to the shepherd and guardian of your souls.ž

                                                                                          References for 1 Peter 2:25

                                                                                            • œ 2:25 - Isaiah 53:6
                                                                                            •  2:25 - Or overseer
                                                                                            • ž 2:25 - Jb 20:29 LXX; Isaiah 53:6; Ezk 34:5-6,16; Mt 9:36