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1 Peter 1

NKJV 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ,To the pilgrims of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, NIV 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To God's elect, strangers in the world, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, NKJV 2 elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace be multiplied. NIV 2 who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and sprinkling by his blood: Grace and peace be yours in abundance. NKJV 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, NIV 3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, NKJV 4 to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled and that does not fade away, reserved in heaven for you, NIV 4 and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade--kept in heaven for you, NKJV 5 who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. NIV 5 who through faith are shielded by God's power until the coming of the salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time. NKJV 6 In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been grieved by various trials, NIV 6 In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. NKJV 7 that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it is tested by fire, may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ, NIV 7 These have come so that your faith--of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire--may be proved genuine and may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed. NKJV 8 whom having not seen you love. Though now you do not see Him, yet believing, you rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory, NIV 8 Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, NKJV 9 receiving the end of your faith--the salvation of your souls. NIV 9 for you are receiving the goal of your faith, the salvation of your souls. NKJV 10 Of this salvation the prophets have inquired and searched carefully, who prophesied of the grace that would come to you, NIV 10 Concerning this salvation, the prophets, who spoke of the grace that was to come to you, searched intently and with the greatest care, NKJV 11 searching what, or what manner of time, the Spirit of Christ who was in them was indicating when He testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ and the glories that would follow. NIV 11 trying to find out the time and circumstances to which the Spirit of Christ in them was pointing when he predicted the sufferings of Christ and the glories that would follow. NKJV 12 To them it was revealed that, not to themselves, but to us they were ministering the things which now have been reported to you through those who have preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven--things which angels desire to look into. NIV 12 It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves but you, when they spoke of the things that have now been told you by those who have preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven. Even angels long to look into these things. NKJV 13 Therefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and rest your hope fully upon the grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ; NIV 13 Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed. NKJV 14 as obedient children, not conforming yourselves to the former lusts, as in your ignorance; NIV 14 As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. NKJV 15 but as He who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, NIV 15 But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; NKJV 16 because it is written, "Be holy, for I am holy." NIV 16 for it is written: "Be holy, because I am holy." NKJV 17 And if you call on the Father, who without partiality judges according to each one's work, conduct yourselves throughout the time of your stay here in fear; NIV 17 Since you call on a Father who judges each man's work impartially, live your lives as strangers here in reverent fear. NKJV 18 knowing that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, like silver or gold, from your aimless conduct received by tradition from your fathers, NIV 18 For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your forefathers, NKJV 19 but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot. NIV 19 but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect. NKJV 20 He indeed was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you NIV 20 He was chosen before the creation of the world, but was revealed in these last times for your sake. NKJV 21 who through Him believe in God, who raised Him from the dead and gave Him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God. NIV 21 Through him you believe in God, who raised him from the dead and glorified him, and so your faith and hope are in God. NKJV 22 Since you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit in sincere love of the brethren, love one another fervently with a pure heart, NIV 22 Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for your brothers, love one another deeply, from the heart. NKJV 23 having been born again, not of corruptible seed but incorruptible, through the word of God which lives and abides forever, NIV 23 For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God. NKJV 24 because "All flesh is as grass, And all the glory of man as the flower of the grass. The grass withers, And its flower falls away, NIV 24 For, "All men are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and the flowers fall, NKJV 25 But the word of the Lord endures forever." Now this is the word which by the gospel was preached to you. NIV 25 but the word of the Lord stands forever." And this is the word that was preached to you.