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1 Peter 2:1-6 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Therefore, get rid of all ill will and all deceit, pretense, envy, and slander. 1 Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind.
2 Instead, like a newborn baby, desire the pure milk of the word. Nourished by it, you will grow into salvation, 2 Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation,
3 since you have tasted that the Lord is good. 3 now that you have tasted that the Lord is good.
4 Now you are coming to him as to a living stone. Even though this stone was rejected by humans, from God's perspective it is chosen, valuable. 4 As you come to him, the living Stone--rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him--
5 You yourselves are being built like living stones into a spiritual temple. You are being made into a holy priesthood to offer up spiritual sacrifices that are acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. 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 Thus it is written in scripture, Look! I am laying a cornerstone in Zion, chosen, valuable. The person who believes in him will never be shamed. 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."