vThough you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory, 1 Since therefore # ch. 4 Behold, cthe wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and dthe cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of ethe Lord of hosts. Let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to gloom. Paragraph. 4 but let your adorning be pthe hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious. 13 Therefore, (AG)preparing your minds for action,[b] and (AH)being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 1 Peter 3. Wives and Husbands. 1:6; 2 Cor. Red Letter. 18 eThen he prayed again, and heaven gave rain, and the earth bore its fruit. English Standard Version Update. 11 Behold, we consider those blessed who remained steadfast. 13 Now cwho is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good? You have heard of rthe steadfastness of Job, and you have seen sthe purpose of the Lord, how tthe Lord is compassionate and merciful. 3:22]; See John 7:39. 6:2, 7; Gal. Font Size. aThe prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.2 10 Concerning this salvation, (X)the prophets who prophesied about the grace that was to be yours searched and inquired carefully, 11 inquiring (Y)what person or time[a] (Z)the Spirit of Christ in them was indicating (AA)when he predicted (AB)the sufferings of Christ and the subsequent glories. 4 to kan inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and lunfading, mkept in heaven for you, Paragraph. 10 lHumble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you. 5:4] unfading, # [Col. 1:5; 2 Tim. 17 wSo whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin. 7:1; 1 Thess. You have fattened your hearts in ha day of slaughter. 20 let him know that whoever brings back a sinner from his wandering hwill save his soul from death and iwill cover a multitude of sins. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 1 Peter 4 - Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh,* arm yourselves with the same way of thinking, for whoever has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, Copy Options. 5 Or do you suppose it is to no purpose that the Scripture says, “He yearns jealously over the spirit cthat he has made to dwell in us”? 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, Read full chapter. 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: vAll such boasting is evil. Listen to the Bible. 5 fYou have lived on the earth in luxury and gin self-indulgence. hAccording to his great mercy, ihe has caused us to be born again to a living hope jthrough the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 1 Peter 1 English Standard Version (ESV) Greeting. Therefore it says, e“God opposes the proud but dgives grace to the humble.” English Standard Version (ESV) Bible Book List. 1 Peter 1 English Standard Version (ESV) Greeting. 21 ywho through him are believers in God, zwho raised him from the dead and agave him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God. 3 Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. 8 uThough you have not seen him, you love him. 2 kLike newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual lmilk, that by it you may grow up into salvation— 15 Instead you ought to say, u“If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that.” English Standard Version (ESV). 5:15 so as to live for # ch. [ch. 23 dsince you have been born again, enot of perishable seed but of imperishable, through fthe living and abiding word of God; 14 dBut even if you should suffer for righteousness’ sake, you will be blessed. Word of the Lord (ῥῆμα κυρίου) Compare 1 Peter 1:23, and note that ῥῆμα is used for word, instead of λόγος; and Κύριος, Lord, instead of Θεός, God, which is the reading of the Hebrew, and of most copies of the Septuagint.The substitution indicates that Peter … 1 Peter 5:8 English Standard Version (ESV) 8 Be sober-minded; be watchful. 12 (AC)It was revealed to them that (AD)they were serving not themselves but you, in the things that have now been announced to you through those who preached the good news to you (AE)by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven, (AF)things into which angels long to look. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 3 (G)Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! 22 Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for ba sincere brotherly love, clove one another earnestly from a pure heart, Let him pray. 48:10, Rom. 22 bHe committed no sin, neither was deceit found in his mouth. (V)Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory, 9 obtaining (W)the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls. 22 Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for (BB)a sincere brotherly love, (BC)love one another earnestly from a pure heart, 23 (BD)since you have been born again, (BE)not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through (BF)the living and abiding word of God; 24 for, (BG)“All flesh is like grass    and all its glory like the flower of grass.The grass withers,    and the flower falls,25 (BH)but the word of the Lord remains forever.”. 6 as Sarah obeyed Abraham, qcalling him lord. 6:13] arm yourselves with the same way of thinking, for # Rom. 8 (U)Though you have not seen him, you love him. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient about it, until it receives kthe early and the late rains. 15:20] through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to # Rom. 2 zYour riches have rotted and zyour garments are moth-eaten. 16 As it is, you boast in your arrogance. 2:14] has ceased from sin, 2 # Rom. 13 Is anyone among you suffering? 6:14; 14:7; 2 Cor. 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of a the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 2 according to b the foreknowledge of God the Father, c in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and d for sprinkling with his blood: May e grace and f peace be multiplied to you. 5:10; Rom. 17 tHonor everyone. 8According to his great mercy, 9he has … bTherefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God. He does not resist you. 25 For iyou were straying like sheep, but have now returned to jthe Shepherd and Overseer of your souls. Although 1 Peter is a short letter, it touches on various doctrines and has much to say about Christian life and duties. 20 because5 they formerly did not obey, rwhen God’s patience waited in the days of Noah, swhile the ark was being prepared, in which a few, that is, teight persons, were brought safely through water. English Standard Version Update. 12 There is only oone lawgiver and pjudge, he who is able to save and qto destroy. English Standard Version Update. 2 jSo put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. 7 Likewise, shusbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker tvessel, since they are heirs with you1 of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered. 66:10; Prov. 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of a the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 2 according to b the foreknowledge of God the Father, c in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and d for sprinkling with his blood: May e grace and f peace be multiplied to you. 8 gDraw near to God, and he will draw near to you. 6:18; [Matt. 6:20; Titus 2:14; 2 Pet. 17 For lit is better to suffer for doing good, if that should be God’s will, than for doing evil. 3 Likewise, wives, kbe subject to your own husbands, so that leven if some do not obey the word, mthey may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives, 15 but kas he who called you is holy, you also be holy lin all your conduct, 12 cIt was revealed to them that dthey were serving not themselves but you, in the things that have now been announced to you through those who preached the good news to you eby the Holy Spirit sent from heaven, fthings into which angels long to look. 8:18; 2 Cor. 1:3; Eph. Is anyone cheerful? 9 Do not grumble against one another, brothers, nso that you may not be judged; behold, othe Judge is standing pat the door. And you are her children, if you do good and rdo not fear anything that is frightening. 6:9], [Ps. 1 Simeon 1 Peter, a servant 2 and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a a faith of equal standing with ours b by the righteousness of our c God and Savior Jesus Christ: 2 d May grace and peace be multiplied to you e in the knowledge of God and … Cite Share Print BLB Searches. 13 Now who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good? 13 Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the … 1 Peter 3:13-22 English Standard Version (ESV). Cancel any time. hBy his wounds you have been healed. Verse. 20 He was foreknown before the foundation of the world but wwas made manifest xin the last times for the sake of you 12 But above all, my brothers, udo not swear, either by heaven or by earth or by any other oath, but let your “yes” be yes and your “no” be no, so that you may not fall under condemnation. 11 Beloved, I urge you has sojourners and exiles ito abstain from the passions of the flesh, jwhich wage war against your soul. 7 So the honor is for you who vbelieve, but for those who vdo not believe. 23 he has caused us to be born again to a living hope # ch. What is your life? 25  hbut the word of the Lord remains forever.”. 7 Be patient, therefore, brothers,1 until the coming of the Lord. 1 Peter 1 Greeting. 6 For it stands in Scripture: uand whoever believes in him will not be put to shame.”. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal: 27-Volume Old Testament Boxed Set, ESV Value Large Print Compact Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Black), ESV Compact Bible, TruTone, Moonlight Owl, Purple, ESV Archaeology Study Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Brown), Psalms, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal, ESV Large Print Thinline Reference Bible (TruTone, Olive, Branch Design). 4:7; 5:8; 1 Thess. fResist the devil, and he will flee from you. As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, 4 aYou adulterous people!3 Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? For tyou are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes. 1 Peter 2:24 English Standard Version (ESV). Font Size. 19 in which3 he went and qproclaimed4 to the spirits in prison, 11 mDo not speak evil against one another, brothers.4 The one who speaks against a brother or njudges his brother, speaks evil against the law and judges the law. 10 Concerning this salvation, xthe prophets who prophesied about the grace that was to be yours searched and inquired carefully, 9 yDo not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, zbless, for ato this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing. 18 wServants, be subject to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the unjust. 8:17 an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and # [ch. You do not have, because you do not ask. # Titus 3:5 According to his great mercy, # ver. 3 oDo not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. A Living Stone and a Holy People. 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of a the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 2 according to b the foreknowledge of God the Father, c in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and d for sprinkling with his blood: 20 He was foreknown before the foundation of the world but (AW)was made manifest (AX)in the last times for the sake of you 21 (AY)who through him are believers in God, (AZ)who raised him from the dead and (BA)gave him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God. 13:17; Luke 10:24], ch. 13 nBe subject for the Lord’s sake to every human institution,2 whether it be to the emperor3 as supreme, 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of a the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 2 according to b the foreknowledge of God the Father, c in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and d for sprinkling with his blood: May e grace and f peace be multiplied to you. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge. 18 knowing that you rwere ransomed from sthe futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, 6 In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by (P)various trials, 7 so that (Q)the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes (R)though it is tested by (S)fire—may be found to result in (T)praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 49:8; 130:8; 1 Cor. 14 But even if you should suffer for righteousness' sake, you will be blessed. 18 For Christ also msuffered2 nonce for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, othat he might bring us to God, being put to death pin the flesh but made alive qin the spirit, Font Size. 6 In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by pvarious trials, But yif when you do good and suffer for it you endure, this is a gracious thing in the sight of God. And this word (BI)is the good news that was preached to you. English Standard Version Update. 12:14], Jer. 1 Peter 2 - ESV: So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. 14 yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. 3 You ask and do not receive, because you ask zwrongly, to spend it on your passions. 16 since it is written, m“You shall be holy, for I am holy.” and all its glory like the flower of grass. 14 Is anyone among you sick? They stumble because they disobey the word, yas they were destined to do. 1 So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. 5:24; Col. 3:3, 5 whoever has suffered in the flesh # [2 Pet. 4 What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? 14 As obedient children, ido not be conformed to the passions jof your former ignorance, 8:15; Matt. Let him vsing praise. 3 gBlessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! aYou have laid up treasure bin the last days. 1 Simeon 1 Peter, a servant 2 and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a a faith of equal standing with ours b by the righteousness of our c God and Savior Jesus Christ: 2 d May grace and peace be multiplied to you e in the knowledge of God and … 19 For this is a gracious thing, when, xmindful of God, one endures sorrows while suffering unjustly. Confirm Your Calling and Election Greeting. 1:19; [Dan. 20 For what credit is it if, when you sin and are beaten for it, you endure? Vincent's Word Studies. 22 who has gone into heaven and xis at the right hand of God, ywith angels, authorities, and powers having been subjected to him. 21 Baptism, which corresponds to this, unow saves you, not as a removal of dirt from the body but vas an appeal to God for a good conscience, wthrough the resurrection of Jesus Christ, 17 And if you ncall on him as Father who ojudges pimpartially according to each one’s deeds, conduct yourselves qwith fear throughout the time of your exile, For example, it has been characterized as a letter of separation, of suffering and persecution, of suffering and glory, of hope, of pilgrimage, of courage, and as a letter dealing with the true grace of God. 4:5; [2 Thess. 1 Peter 1:13-16 - ESV: Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 5 For this is how the holy women who hoped in God used to adorn themselves, by submitting to their own husbands, Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. It is not surprising that different readers have found it to have different principal themes. 1 Peter 2. 23 cWhen he was reviled, he did not revile in return; when he suffered, he did not threaten, dbut continued entrusting himself to him who judges justly. 2 according to b the foreknowledge of God the Father, c in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and d for sprinkling with his blood: May e grace and f peace be multiplied to you. 14 or to governors as sent by him oto punish those who do evil and pto praise those who do good. 10 As an example of suffering and patience, brothers, take qthe prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord. 19 My brothers, fif anyone among you wanders from the truth and someone gbrings him back, 15 For this is the will of God, qthat by doing good you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish people. 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