1 Peter 1:8-18 LEB

8 whom, [although you]a have not seen, you love; in whom now you believe, [although you]b 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]c souls.

      References for 1 Peter 1:9

        • f 1:9 - *This is an understood repetition of the previous "your"
          10 Concerning thisd 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]e 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}f angels desire to look.

                  References for 1 Peter 1:12

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

                      Be Holy in All Your Conduct

                      13 Therefore, {when you have prepared your minds for action}g [by]h 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]i 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]j holy."kl

                              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]m 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