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you yourselves, as living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be cohanim set apart for God to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to him through Yeshua the Messiah.

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But you are a chosen people,[a] the King’s cohanim,[b] a holy nation,[c] a people for God to possess![d] Why? In order for you to declare the praises of the One who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 2:9 Isaiah 43:20; Deuteronomy 7:6; 10:15
  2. 1 Peter 2:9 Exodus 19:6; Isaiah 61:6
  3. 1 Peter 2:9 Exodus 19:6
  4. 1 Peter 2:9 Isaiah 43:21; Exodus 19:5

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