22 The (A)stone which the builders rejected
Has become the chief corner stone.

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16 Therefore thus says the Lord [a]God,

(A)Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a tested (B)stone,
A costly cornerstone for the foundation, [b]firmly placed.
He who believes in it will not be [c]disturbed.

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  1. Isaiah 28:16 Heb YHWH, usually rendered Lord
  2. Isaiah 28:16 Lit well-laid
  3. Isaiah 28:16 Lit in a hurry

For this is contained in [a]Scripture:

(A)Behold, I lay in Zion a choice stone, a (B)precious corner stone,
And he who believes in [b]Him will not be [c]disappointed.”

(C)This precious value, then, is for you who believe; but for those who disbelieve,

(D)The stone which the builders (E)rejected,
This became the very corner stone,”


(F)A stone of stumbling and a rock of offense”;

(G)for they stumble because they are disobedient to the word, (H)and to this doom they were also appointed.

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  1. 1 Peter 2:6 Or a scripture
  2. 1 Peter 2:6 Or it
  3. 1 Peter 2:6 Or put to shame