11So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander.
22Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual 3milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation--
if indeed you have 4tasted that the Lord is good.
As you come to him, a living stone 5rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious,
56you yourselves like living stones are being built up as 7a spiritual house, to be 8a holy priesthood, 9to offer spiritual sacrifices 10acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
For it stands in Scripture: 11"Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a cornerstone chosen and precious, 12and whoever believes in him will not be put to shame."
So the honor is for you who 13believe, but for those who 14do not believe, 15"The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone,"a