21 For (A)to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for [a]us, (B)leaving [b]us an example, that you should follow His steps:

22 “Who(C) committed no sin,
Nor was deceit found in His mouth”;

23 (D)who, when He was reviled, did not revile in return; when He suffered, He did not threaten, but (E)committed Himself to Him who judges righteously; 24 (F)who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, (G)that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness—(H)by whose [c]stripes you were healed. 25 For (I)you were like sheep going astray, but have now returned (J)to the Shepherd and [d]Overseer of your souls.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 2:21 NU you
  2. 1 Peter 2:21 NU, M you
  3. 1 Peter 2:24 wounds
  4. 1 Peter 2:25 Gr. Episkopos