18 knowing that you (A)were ransomed from (B)the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, 19 but (C)with the precious blood of Christ, like that of (D)a lamb (E)without blemish or spot. 20 He was foreknown before the foundation of the world but (F)was made manifest (G)in the last times for the sake of you 21 (H)who through him are believers in God, (I)who raised him from the dead and (J)gave him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.

22 Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for (K)a sincere brotherly love, (L)love one another earnestly from a pure heart,

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