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1 Peter 1:8 DBY

8 whom, having not seen, ye love; on a whom [though] not now looking, but believing, ye exult with joy unspeakable and filled with [the] glory, b

References for 1 Peter 1:8

    • f 1:8 - 'On whom' does not, I think, refer to 'ye exult.' It may refer to both 'looking' and 'believing,' which is, I think, the natural construction. If not, it is connected simply with 'looking.'
    • g 1:8 - Lit. 'and glorified.' The expression relates to 'joy.'

      Study tools for 1 Peter 1:8

      • a 1:1 - As ch. 2.11; Heb. 11.13.
      • b 1:2 - Hagiasmos, see Note i, Rom. 1.4.
      • c 1:2 - 'Jesus Christ' is connected with 'obedience,' as well as with 'sprinkling of the blood.'
      • d 1:5 - The article is everywhere left out in the Greek here, making it all characteristic and descriptive.
      • e 1:6 - Or temptations.
      • f 1:8 - 'On whom' does not, I think, refer to 'ye exult.' It may refer to both 'looking' and 'believing,' which is, I think, the natural construction. If not, it is connected simply with 'looking.'
      • g 1:8 - Lit. 'and glorified.' The expression relates to 'joy.'
      • h 1:9 - Lit. 'salvation of souls,' in contrast with temporal deliverances, to which, as Jews, they were accustomed to look.
      • i 1:12 - En, 'in the power of.'
      • j 1:14 - 'Conformed' here expresses a state. The path in which they walk is the sense here. 'Conforming yourselves' is too active and intentional. As Rom. 12.2.
      • k 1:15 - i.e. 'manner of life,' and so ver. 18.
      • l 1:16 - See Lev. 19.2. 'Holy' here is hagios: see Note i, Heb. 7.26.
      • m 1:19 - Or 'by precious blood, as of Christ, a lamb, &c.;' or 'by [the] precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb, &c.'
      • n 1:21 - Or 'so that your faith and hope are in God.'
      • o 1:25 - See Isa. 40.6-8.