1 Peter 1:3-12 LEB

A New Birth to a Living Hope

3 Blessed [be] the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

References for 1 Peter 1:3

      4 into an inheritance imperishable and undefiled and unfading, reserved in heaven for you
      5 who are being protected by the power of God through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time,
      6 in which you rejoice greatly, [although]a now for a short time, if necessary,b you are distressed by various trials,

      References for 1 Peter 1:6

        • b 1:6 - *Here "[although]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("are distressed") which is understood as concessive
        • c 1:6 - Some manuscripts have "if it is necessary"
          7 so that the genuineness of your faith, more valuable than gold that is passing away, but is tested by fire, may be found to [result in] praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ,
          8 whom, [although you]c have not seen, you love; in whom now you believe, [although you]d do not see [him], and you rejoice greatly with joy inexpressible and full of glory,

          References for 1 Peter 1:8

            • d 1:8 - *Here "[although]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("seen") which is understood as concessive
            • e 1:8 - *Here "[although]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("see") which is understood as concessive
              9 obtaining the goal of your faith, the salvation of [your]e souls.

              References for 1 Peter 1:9

                • f 1:9 - *This is an understood repetition of the previous "your"
                  10 Concerning thisf salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace meant for you sought and made careful inquiry,

                  References for 1 Peter 1:10

                    • g 1:10 - Literally "which"
                      11 investigating for what [person] or which time the Spirit of Christ in them was indicating [when he]g testified beforehand to the sufferings with reference to Christ and the glories after these [things],

                      References for 1 Peter 1:11

                        • h 1:11 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("testified beforehand") which is understood as temporal
                          12 to whom it was revealed that they were serving not themselves but you with reference to the same [things] which now have been announced to you through those who proclaimed the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven, {things into which}h angels desire to look.

                          References for 1 Peter 1:12

                            • i 1:12 - Literally "into which [things]"