1 Peter 2:11-12 CSB

A Call to Good Works

11 Dear friends, I urge you as aliens and temporary residentsa to abstain from fleshly desiresb that war against you.c d

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,e so that in a case where they speak against you as those who do evil, they may, by observing your good works, glorify Godf in a day of visitation.g h

      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