18 For (A)Christ also [a]suffered for sins (B)once for all time, the just for the unjust, so that He might (C)bring us to God, having been put to death (D)in the flesh, but made alive (E)in the [b]spirit; 19 in [c]which He also went and made proclamation to the spirits in prison, 20 who once were disobedient when the (F)patience of God (G)kept waiting in the days of Noah, during the construction of (H)the ark, in which a few, that is, (I)eight (J)persons, were brought safely through the water.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 3:18 One early ms died
  2. 1 Peter 3:18 Or Spirit
  3. 1 Peter 3:19 Or whom