For 2you have been called for this purpose, 3sinceChristalsosuffered for you, leaving you 4an example for you to follow in His steps,
22WHO5COMMITTEDNOSIN, NOR WAS ANY DECEITFOUND IN HIS MOUTH ;
23band while being 6reviled, He did not revile in return ; while suffering, He utterednothreats, but kept entrusting Himself to Him who judgesrighteously ;
and He Himselfc7bore our sins in His body on the d8cross, so that we 9might die to esin and live to righteousness ; for 10by His fwounds you were 11healed.
For you were 12continually strayinglikesheep, but now you have returned to the 13Shepherd and gGuardian of your souls.