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1 Peter 2:9-12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people,[a] in order that you may proclaim the mighty acts of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

10 Once you were not a people,
    but now you are God’s people;
once you had not received mercy,
    but now you have received mercy.

Live as Servants of God

11 Beloved, I urge you as aliens and exiles to abstain from the desires of the flesh that wage war against the soul. 12 Conduct yourselves honorably among the Gentiles, so that, though they malign you as evildoers, they may see your honorable deeds and glorify God when he comes to judge.[b]

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Peter 2:9 Gk a people for his possession
  2. 1 Peter 2:12 Gk God on the day of visitation
New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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