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15 but, like the Holy One who called you, become holy yourselves in all of your conduct, 16 for it is written, “You shall be holy, because I am holy.”[a] 17 And if you address as Father the one who impartially judges according to each one’s work, live out the time of your temporary residence here[b] in reverence.

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  1. 1 Peter 1:16 sn A quotation from Lev 19:2.
  2. 1 Peter 1:17 tn Grk “the time of your sojourn,” picturing the Christian’s life in this world as a temporary stay in a foreign country (cf. 1:1).