(A)you yourselves like living stones are being built up as (B)a spiritual house, to be (C)a holy priesthood, (D)to offer spiritual sacrifices (E)acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. For it stands in Scripture:

(F)“Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone,
    a cornerstone chosen and precious,
(G)and whoever believes in him will not be put to shame.”

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