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1 Peter 2:11-13 Lexham English Bible (LEB)

11 Dear friends, I urge you as foreigners and temporary residents to abstain from fleshly desires which wage war against your[a] soul, 12 maintaining your good conduct among the Gentiles, so that in the things in which they slander you as evildoers, by seeing your good deeds they may glorify God on the day of visitation.

Submission to Established Authority

13 Subject yourselves to every human authority for the sake of the Lord, whether to a king[b] as having supreme authority,

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Peter 2:11 Literally “the”; the Greek article is used here as a possessive pronoun
  2. 1 Peter 2:13 Or “to the emperor”
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