1 Peter 1:13-25 LEB

Be Holy in All Your Conduct

13 Therefore, {when you have prepared your minds for action}a [by]b being self-controlled, put your hope completely in the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

References for 1 Peter 1:13

    • j 1:13 - Literally "having girded up the loins of your mind"
    • k 1:13 - *Here "[by]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("being self-controlled") which is understood as means
      14 As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former desires [you used to conform to]c in your ignorance,

      References for 1 Peter 1:14

        • l 1:14 - *This is an understood repetition of the earlier verb "be conformed to"
          15 but as the one who called you [is] holy, [you] yourselves be holy in all [your] conduct,
          16 for it is written, "You will be holy, because I [am]d holy."ef

          References for 1 Peter 1:16

            • m 1:16 - *Here the verb is understood in Greek and is supplied in the translation
            • n 1:16 - A quotation from Lev 19:2
            • o 1:16 - Some manuscripts explicitly state "I am holy"
              17 And if you call on [him] [as] Father who judges impartially according to each one's work, conduct yourselves with fear during the time of your temporary residence,
              18 [because you]g know that you were redeemed from your futile way of life inherited from your ancestors not with perishable things like silver or gold,

              References for 1 Peter 1:18

                • p 1:18 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("know") which is understood as causal
                  19 but with the precious blood of Christ, like [that of] an unblemished and spotless lamb
                  20 who was foreknown before the foundation of the world, but has been revealed in these last times for you
                  21 who through him [are] believing in God, who raised him from the dead and gave him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.
                  22 Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for sincere brotherly love, love one another fervently from the heart,h

                  References for 1 Peter 1:22

                    • q 1:22 - Some manuscripts have "from a pure heart"
                      23 [because you]i have been born again, not from perishable seed but imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.

                      References for 1 Peter 1:23

                        • r 1:23 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("have been born again") which is understood as causal
                          24 For "all flesh [is] like grass, and all its glory like the flower of the grass. The grass withers and the flower falls off,
                          25 but the word of the Lord endures {forever}j."k And this is the word that has been proclaimed to you.

                          References for 1 Peter 1:25

                            • s 1:25 - Literally "for the age"
                            • t 1:25 - A quotation from Isa 40:6, 8