1 Peter 2:4-12 CSB

4 Coming to Him, a living stone-rejecteda by men but chosen and valuableb 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 housec for a holy priesthoodd to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to Gode 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! f g h

          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, i j 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, k and a rock that trips them up. l m n 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, o p a royal priesthood, q r a holy nation, s a people for His possession, t u so that you may proclaim the praises v w of the One who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.x

                      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.y

                          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 residentsz 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,~ 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