1 Pet 2:24

2:24 bore our sins. See Is. 53:12. Christ is more than an example; He is the sin-bearer. As the perfect sacrifice (1:19; 2:24), Christ suffered the curse of sin, accepting the punishment our sins deserved and providing forgiveness and freedom.

tree. The cross (Acts 10:39). This Old Testament idiom emphasizes that Christ died bearing a curse (Deut. 21:22–23; Gal. 3:13).