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1 Peter 2:1-9 (The Darby Translation)

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1 Laying aside therefore all malice and all guile and hypocrisies and envyings and all evil speakings, 2 as newborn babes desire earnestly the pure mental a milk of the word, that by it ye may grow up to salvation, 3 if indeed ye have tasted that the Lord [is] good. 4 To whom coming, a living stone, cast away indeed as worthless by men, but with God chosen, precious, 5 yourselves also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God by Jesus Christ. 6 Because it is contained in the scripture: b Behold, I lay in Zion a corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believes on him c shall not be put to shame. 7 To you therefore who believe [is] the preciousness; but to the disobedient, the stone which the builders cast away as worthless, this is become head of [the] corner, d 8 and a stone of stumbling and rock of offence; e [who] stumble at the word, being disobedient f to which also they have been appointed. 9 But *ye* [are] a chosen race, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, g a people for a possession, that ye might set forth the excellencies of him who has called you out of darkness to his wonderful light;
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