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

 
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1 Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander, 1 Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind.
2 like newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it you may grow in respect to salvation, 2 Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation,
3 if you have tasted the kindness of the Lord. 3 now that you have tasted that the Lord is good.
4 And coming to Him as to a living stone which has been rejected by men, but is choice and precious in the sight of God, 4 As you come to him, the living Stone--rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him--
5 you also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices 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 For this is contained in Scripture : "BEHOLD, I LAY IN ZION A CHOICE STONE, A PRECIOUS CORNER stone, AND HE WHO BELIEVES IN HIM WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED." 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."