16 for it is written: “Be holy, because I am holy.”[a](A)

17 Since you call on a Father(B) who judges each person’s work(C) impartially,(D) live out your time as foreigners(E) here in reverent fear.(F) 18 For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed(G) from the empty way of life(H) handed down to you from your ancestors,

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 1:16 Lev. 11:44,45; 19:2