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1 Peter 2:2-4 King James Version (KJV)

As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:

If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.

To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious,

1 Peter 2:2-4 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Like newborn infants, desire the pure milk of the word,[a] so that you may grow up into your salvation,[b] if you have tasted that the Lord is good.[c] As you come to him, a living stone—rejected by people but chosen and honored by[d] God—


  1. 2:2 Or desire pure spiritual milk
  2. 2:2 Other mss omit for your salvation
  3. 2:3 Ps 34:8
  4. 2:4 Or precious to
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1 Peter 2:2-4 Amplified Bible (AMP)

like newborn babies [you should] long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it you may be nurtured and grow in respect to salvation [its ultimate fulfillment], if in fact you have [already] tasted [a]the goodness and gracious kindness of the Lord.

As Living Stones

Come to Him [the risen Lord] as to a living Stone which men rejected and threw away, but which is choice and precious in the sight of God.


  1. 1 Peter 2:3 Lit that the Lord is kind.
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1 Peter 2:2-4 Tree of Life Version (TLV)

As newborn babes, long for pure spiritual milk,[a] so that by it you may grow toward salvation— now that you have tasted that the Lord is good. [b] As you come to Him, a living stone[c] rejected by men but chosen by God and precious,


  1. 1 Peter 2:2 Or the pure milk of the word; Grk. logikos.
  2. 1 Peter 2:4 cf. Ps. 34:8(34:8 LXX).
  3. 1 Peter 2:4 cf. Ps. 118:22; Isa. 28:16.
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