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21 For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you should follow in his steps.(A)

22 “He committed no sin,
    and no deceit was found in his mouth.”

23 When he was abused, he did not return abuse; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but he entrusted himself to the one who judges justly.(B) 24 He himself bore our sins in his body on the cross,[a] so that, having died to sins, we might live for righteousness; by his wounds[b] you have been healed.(C)

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  1. 2.24 Or carried up our sins in his body to the tree
  2. 2.24 Gk bruise