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Reformation Study Bible – 1 Pet 2:2
1 Pet 2:2

2:2 newborn infants. Peter continues the imagery of new birth (1:23). Believers should have the same yearning for spiritual food that a healthy infant has for its mother’s milk.

pure . . . milk. Although the churches to which Peter writes no doubt included many recent converts, the emphasis at this point is not that teaching should be elementary, like the “milk” of 1 Cor. 3:1–3, but that it should be pure. If it is founded on God’s Word, teaching will be pure and nourishing (1:22–25).