10 and you have made them (A)a kingdom and priests to our God,
    and they shall reign on the earth.”

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and made us (A)a kingdom, (B)priests to (C)his God and Father, to him be (D)glory and (E)dominion forever and ever. Amen.

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And (A)night will be no more. They will need no light of lamp (B)or sun, for (C)the Lord God will be their light, and (D)they will reign forever and ever.

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(A)Blessed and holy is the one who shares in the first resurrection! Over such (B)the second death has no power, but they will be (C)priests of God and of Christ, and they (D)will reign with him for a thousand years.

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(A)you yourselves like living stones are being built up as (B)a spiritual house, to be (C)a holy priesthood, (D)to offer spiritual sacrifices (E)acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. For it stands in Scripture:

(F)“Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone,
    a cornerstone chosen and precious,
(G)and whoever believes in him will not be put to shame.”

So the honor is for you who (H)believe, but for those who (I)do not believe,

(J)“The stone that the builders rejected
    has become the cornerstone,”[a]

and

(K)“A stone of stumbling,
    and a rock of offense.”

They stumble because they disobey the word, (L)as they were destined to do.

But you are (M)a chosen race, (N)a royal (O)priesthood, (P)a holy nation, (Q)a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you (R)out of darkness into (S)his marvelous light.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 2:7 Greek the head of the corner

27 (A)And the kingdom and the dominion
    and the greatness of the kingdoms under the whole heaven
    shall be given to the people of (B)the saints of the Most High;
(C)his kingdom shall be an everlasting kingdom,
    and all dominions shall serve and obey him.’[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Daniel 7:27 Or their kingdom shall be an everlasting kingdom, and all dominions shall serve and obey them

18 But (A)the saints of the Most High shall receive the kingdom and possess the kingdom forever, forever and ever.’

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and you shall be to me a (A)kingdom of priests and (B)a holy nation.’ These are the words that you shall speak to the people of Israel.”

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