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1 Peter, Chapter 1

1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ,
To those who reside as aliens, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, who are chosen
 2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit,a Lit unto obedience and sprinklingto obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with His blood: May grace and peaceb Lit be multiplied for yoube yours in the fullest measure.
3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to obtain an inheritance which is imperishable and undefiled and will not fade away, reserved in heaven for you, 5 who are protected by the power of God through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. 6 In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by variousc Or temptationstrials, 7 so that thed Or genuinenessproof of your faith, being more precious than gold whiche Lit perishesis perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ; 8 and though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible andf Lit glorifiedfull of glory, 9 obtaining as the outcome of your faith the salvation ofg One early ms does not contain youryour souls.
10 As to this salvation, the prophets who prophesied of the grace that would come to you made careful searches and inquiries, 11 h Or inquiringseeking to know what person or time the Spirit of Christ within them was indicating as He predicted the sufferings of Christ and the gloriesi Lit after theseto follow. 12 It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves, but you, in these things which now have been announced to you through those who preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven—things into which angels long toj Or gain a clear glimpselook.
13 Therefore,k Lit gird the loins of your mindprepare your minds for action,l Lit be soberkeep sober in spirit, fix your hope completely on the gracem Or which is announcedto be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 14 Asn Lit children of obedienceobedient children, do noto Or conform yourselvesbe conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance, 15 butp Lit according tolike the Holy One who called you,q Or becomebe holy yourselves also in all your behavior; 16 because it is written, “YOU SHALL BE HOLY, FOR I AM HOLY.”
17 If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one’s work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay on earth; 18 knowing that you were notr Or ransomedredeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers, 19 but with precious blood, as of a lamb unblemished and spotless, the blood of Christ. 20 For He was foreknown before the foundation of the world, but has appeareds Lit at the end of the timesin these last times for the sake of you 21 who through Him are believers in God, who raised Him from the dead and gave Him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.
22 Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for at Lit unhypocriticalsincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another fromu Two early mss read a clean heartthe heart, 23 for you have been born again not of seed which is perishable but imperishable, that is, through the living and enduring word of God. 24 For,
And this is the word which wasv Lit preached as good news to youpreached to you.

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