1 Peter 2:11-17 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
          13 Submiti to every human institution because of the Lord, whether to the Emperorj 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 ignorancek 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 freedoml as a way to conceal evil.

                  References for 1 Peter 2:16

                      17 Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood.m Fear God.n Honor the Emperor.o p

                      References for 1 Peter 2:17