14 As obedient(A) children, do not conform(B) to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance.(C) 15 But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do;(D) 16 for it is written: “Be holy, because I am holy.”[a](E)

17 Since you call on a Father(F) who judges each person’s work(G) impartially,(H) live out your time as foreigners(I) here in reverent fear.(J)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 1:16 Lev. 11:44,45; 19:2