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

 
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1 So put away all malice and all guile and insincerity 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 babes, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up to salvation; 2 Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation,
3 for you have tasted the kindness of the Lord. 3 now that you have tasted that the Lord is good.
4 Come to him, to that living stone, rejected by men but in God's sight chosen and precious; 4 As you come to him, the living Stone--rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him--
5 and like living stones be yourselves built into a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer 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 it stands in scripture: "Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a cornerstone chosen and precious, and he who believes in him will not be put to shame." 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."