1 Peter 2:1-6 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