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

 
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1 Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings, 1 Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind.
2 As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby : 2 Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation,
3 If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious. 3 now that you have tasted that the Lord is good.
4 To whom coming , as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious, 4 As you come to him, the living Stone--rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him--
5 Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by 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 Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold , I lay in Sion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believeth on him shall not be confounded . 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."