1 Peter 2:4-8 NAS

As Living Stones

4 And coming to Him as to a living stone which has been 1rejected by men, but is achoice and precious in the sight of God,

References for 1 Peter 2:4

    •  2:4 - Lit "chosen;" or "elect"
      5 2you also, as living stones, bare being built up as a 3spiritual house for a holy 4priesthood, to 5offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

      References for 1 Peter 2:5

        • € 2:5 - Or "allow yourselves to be built up;" or "build yourselves up"
          6 For this is contained in cScripture: "6BEHOLD, I LAY IN ZION A CHOICE STONE, A 7PRECIOUS CORNER stone, AND HE WHO BELIEVES IN dHIM WILL NOT BE eDISAPPOINTED."

          References for 1 Peter 2:6

            •  2:6 - Or "a scripture"
            • ‚ 2:6 - Or "it"
            • ƒ 2:6 - Or "put to shame"
              7 8This precious value, then, is for you who believe; but for those who disbelieve, "9THE STONE WHICH THE BUILDERS 10REJECTED, THIS BECAME THE VERY CORNER stone,"

              References for 1 Peter 2:7

              8 and, "11A STONE OF STUMBLING AND A ROCK OF OFFENSE "; 12for they stumble because they are disobedient to the word, 13and to this doom they were also appointed.

              References for 1 Peter 2:8