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1 Peter 2:8-10 Lexham English Bible (LEB)


“A stone of stumbling and a rock of offense,”[a]

who stumble because they[b] disobey the word to which also they were consigned. But you are a chosen race,[c] a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s possession, so that you may proclaim the virtues of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light, 10 who once were not a people, but now are the people of God, the ones who were not shown mercy, but now are shown mercy.[d]


  1. 1 Peter 2:8 A quotation from Isa 8:14
  2. 1 Peter 2:8 Here “because” is supplied as a component of the participle (“disobey”) which is understood as causal
  3. 1 Peter 2:9 Or “people,” or “generation,” or “nation”
  4. 1 Peter 2:10 This verse contains quotations from Hos 1:6, 9; 2:23
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