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1 Peter 2

KJV 1 Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings, NIV 1 Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind. KJV 2 As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby : NIV 2 Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, KJV 3 If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious. NIV 3 now that you have tasted that the Lord is good. KJV 4 To whom coming , as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious, NIV 4 As you come to him, the living Stone--rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him-- KJV 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. NIV 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. KJV 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 . NIV 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." KJV 7 Unto you therefore which believe he is precious: but unto them which be disobedient , the stone which the builders disallowed , the same is made the head of the corner, NIV 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, " KJV 8 And a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence, even to them which stumble at the word, being disobedient : whereunto also they were appointed . NIV 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. KJV 9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light: NIV 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. KJV 10 Which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy , but now have obtained mercy . NIV 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. KJV 11 Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul; NIV 11 Dear friends, I urge you, as aliens and strangers in the world, to abstain from sinful desires, which war against your soul. KJV 12 Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold , glorify God in the day of visitation. NIV 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. KJV 13 Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme ; NIV 13 Submit yourselves for the Lord's sake to every authority instituted among men: whether to the king, as the supreme authority, KJV 14 Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well. NIV 14 or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right. KJV 15 For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men: NIV 15 For it is God's will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish men. KJV 16 As free, and not using your liberty for a cloke of maliciousness, but as the servants of God. NIV 16 Live as free men, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as servants of God. KJV 17 Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king. NIV 17 Show proper respect to everyone: Love the brotherhood of believers, fear God, honor the king. KJV 18 Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the froward. NIV 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. KJV 19 For this is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully. NIV 19 For it is commendable if a man bears up under the pain of unjust suffering because he is conscious of God. KJV 20 For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults , ye shall take it patiently ? but if, when ye do well , and suffer for it, ye take it patiently , this is acceptable with God. NIV 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. KJV 21 For even hereunto were ye called : because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps: NIV 21 To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps. KJV 22 Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: NIV 22 "He committed no sin, and no deceit was found in his mouth." KJV 23 Who, when he was reviled , reviled not again ; when he suffered , he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously: NIV 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. KJV 24 Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we , being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed . NIV 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. KJV 25 For ye were as sheep going astray ; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls. NIV 25 For you were like sheep going astray, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.