Parallel Bible results for 1 Peter 2:7-17

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1 Peter 2:7-17

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, " 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, " 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. NIV 11 Dear friends, I urge you, as aliens and strangers in the world, to abstain from sinful desires, which war against your 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. 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. 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. NIV 13 Submit yourselves for the Lord's sake to every authority instituted among men: whether to the king, as the supreme authority, NIV 13 Submit yourselves for the Lord's sake to every authority instituted among men: whether to the king, as the supreme authority, NIV 14 or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right. NIV 14 or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right. NIV 15 For it is God's will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish men. NIV 15 For it is God's will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish men. NIV 16 Live as free men, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as 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. NIV 17 Show proper respect to everyone: Love the brotherhood of believers, fear God, honor the king. NIV 17 Show proper respect to everyone: Love the brotherhood of believers, fear God, honor the king.