1 Peter 2:4-8 NKJV

4 Coming to Him as to a living stone, rejected indeed by men, but chosen by God and precious,
5 you also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
6 Therefore it is also contained in the Scripture, "Behold, I lay in Zion A chief cornerstone, elect, precious, And he who believes on Him will by no means be put to shame." a

References for 1 Peter 2:6

    • i 2:6 - Isaiah 28:16
      7 Therefore, to you who believe, He is precious; but to those who are disobedient, b "The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief cornerstone," c

      References for 1 Peter 2:7

        • j 2:7 - NU-Text reads to those who disbelieve.
        • k 2:7 - Psalm 118:22
          8 and "A stone of stumbling And a rock of offense." d They stumble, being disobedient to the word, to which they also were appointed.

          References for 1 Peter 2:8

            • l 2:8 - Isaiah 8:14