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1 Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice, of all deceit, hypocrisy and envy, and of all the ways there are of speaking against people; 1 Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind.
2 and be like newborn babies, thirsty for the pure milk of the Word; so that by it, you may grow up into deliverance. 2 Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation,
3 For you have tasted that ADONAI is good. 3 now that you have tasted that the Lord is good.
4 As you come to him, the living stone, rejected by people but chosen by God and precious to him, 4 As you come to him, the living Stone--rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him--
5 you yourselves, as living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be cohanim set apart for God to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to him through Yeshua the Messiah. 5 you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
6 This is why the Tanakh says, "Look! I am laying in Tziyon a stone, a chosen and precious cornerstone; and whoever rests his trust on it will certainly not be humiliated." 6 For in Scripture it says: "See, I lay a stone in Zion, a chosen and precious cornerstone, and the one who trusts in him will never be put to shame."
7 Now to you who keep trusting, he is precious. But to those who are not trusting, "The very stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone"; 7 Now to you who believe, this stone is precious. But to those who do not believe, "The stone the builders rejected has become the capstone, "
8 also he is a stone that will make people stumble, a rock over which they will trip. They are stumbling at the Word, disobeying it - as had been planned. 8 and, "A stone that causes men to stumble and a rock that makes them fall." They stumble because they disobey the message--which is also what they were destined for.
9 But you are a chosen people, the King's cohanim, a holy nation, a people for God to possess! Why? In order for you to declare the praises of the One who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. 9 But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.
10 Once you were not a people, but now you are God's people; before, you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy. 10 Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.
11 Dear friends, I urge you as aliens and temporary residentsl not to give in to the desires of your old nature, which keep warring against you; 11 Dear friends, I urge you, as aliens and strangers in the world, to abstain from sinful desires, which war against your soul.
12 but to live such good lives among the pagans that even though they now speak against you as evildoers, they will, as a result of seeing your good actions, give glory to God on the Day of his coming. 12 Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us.
13 For the sake of the Lord, submit yourselves to every human authority - whether to the emperor as being supreme, 13 Submit yourselves for the Lord's sake to every authority instituted among men: whether to the king, as the supreme authority,
14 or to governors as being sent by him to punish wrongdoers and praise those who do what is good. 14 or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right.
15 For it is God's will that your doing good should silence the ignorant talk of foolish people. 15 For it is God's will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish men.
16 Submit as people who are free, but not letting your freedom serve as an excuse for evil; rather, submit as God's slaves. 16 Live as free men, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as servants of God.
17 Be respectful to all - keep loving the brotherhood, fearing God and honoring the emperor. 17 Show proper respect to everyone: Love the brotherhood of believers, fear God, honor the king.
18 Household servants, submit yourselves to your masters, showing them full respect - and not only those who are kind and considerate, but also those who are harsh. 18 Slaves, submit yourselves to your masters with all respect, not only to those who are good and considerate, but also to those who are harsh.
19 For it is a grace when someone, because he is mindful of God, bears up under the pain of undeserved punishment. 19 For it is commendable if a man bears up under the pain of unjust suffering because he is conscious of God.
20 For what credit is there in bearing up under a beating you deserve for doing something wrong? But if you bear up under punishment, even though you have done what is right, God looks on it with favor. 20 But how is it to your credit if you receive a beating for doing wrong and endure it? But if you suffer for doing good and you endure it, this is commendable before God.
21 Indeed, this is what you were called to; because the Messiah too suffered, on your behalf, leaving an example so that you should follow in his steps. 21 To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps.
22 "He committed no sin, nor was any deceit found on his lips." 22 "He committed no sin, and no deceit was found in his mouth."
23 When he was insulted, he didn't retaliate with insults; when he suffered, he didn't threaten, but handed them over to him who judges justly. 23 When they hurled their insults at him, he did not retaliate; when he suffered, he made no threats. Instead, he entrusted himself to him who judges justly.
24 He himself bore our sins in his body on the stake, o so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness - by his wounds you were healed.p 24 He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; by his wounds you have been healed.
25 For you used to be like sheep gone astray, but now you have turned toq the Shepherd, who watches over you. 25 For you were like sheep going astray, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.