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1 Peter 3:21 New Living Translation (NLT)

21 And that water is a picture of baptism, which now saves you, not by removing dirt from your body, but as a response to God from[a] a clean conscience. It is effective because of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Footnotes:

  1. 3:21 Or as an appeal to God for.
New Living Translation (NLT)

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1 Peter 3:21 Amplified Bible (AMP)

21 Corresponding to that [rescue through the flood], baptism [which is an expression of a believer’s new life in Christ] now [a]saves you, not by removing dirt from the body, but by an appeal to God for a good (clear) conscience, [demonstrating what you believe to be yours] through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Peter 3:21 Baptism is a public representation of that which actually saves the believer—one’s personal faith in the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus the Messiah.
Amplified Bible (AMP)

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