1 Peter 2:1-9 DBY

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,

References for 1 Peter 2:2

    • p 2:2 - The word here translated 'mental' has the sense of 'suited to the rational faculties' -- the mind in contrast with the body -- yet I believe there is allusion to logos, from which it is derived, and I have added 'of the word' to mark this allusion.
      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.

      References for 1 Peter 2:6

        • q 2:6 - See Isa. 28.16.
        • r 2:6 - Or 'trusts in it,' that is, the Stone, Christ. 'On' (epi) implies reliance on; confidence in; the mind looking to another with trust: see 2Tim. 1.12.
          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

          References for 1 Peter 2:7

            • t 2:7 - Or 'is become chief corner stone,' Ps. 118.22.
              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.

              References for 1 Peter 2:8

                • s 2:8 - Or 'disbelieving.' See ch. 3.20 and 4.17.
                • u 2:8 - Lit. 'fall trap,' as Rom. 9.33; 1Cor. 1.23: see Note, Matt. 13.57. Cited from Isa. 8.14.
                  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;

                  References for 1 Peter 2:9

                    • v 2:9 - See Ex. 19.6.