3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundanta mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
References for 1 Peter 1:3
    • a 1:3 - abundant: Gr. much
      4 To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,b
      References for 1 Peter 1:4
        • b 1:4 - for you: or, for us
          6 Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations:
          7 That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:
          8 Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:
          9 Receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls.