Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the chosen who are sojourners of the Dispersion of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

New American Standard Bible

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ,To those who reside as aliens, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, who are chosen

King James Version

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

Holman Bible

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ:

To the temporary residents dispersed in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, chosen

International Standard Version

From: Peter, an apostle of Jesus, the Messiah.

American Standard Version

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the elect who are sojourners of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

Amplified

Peter, an apostle (special messenger, personally chosen representative) of Jesus Christ,To those [elect—both Jewish and Gentile believers] who live as exiles, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia [Minor], and Bithynia, who are chosen

An Understandable Version

[This is being written by] Jesus' apostle Peter, to God's people who are scattered throughout the countries of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia. [Note: These places are located in present-day Turkey].

Anderson New Testament

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the sojourners that are dispersed through Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

Bible in Basic English

Peter, an Apostle of Jesus Christ, to the saints who are living in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

Common New Testament

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the chosen exiles in the Dispersion, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia,

Daniel Mace New Testament

PETER an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the foreigners dispers'd thro' Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, whom God the father has chosen in pursuance of his decree,

Darby Translation

Peter, apostle of Jesus Christ, to the sojourners of the dispersion of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

Godbey New Testament

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the elect sojourners of the Dispersion of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

Goodspeed New Testament

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who are scattered as foreigners over Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

John Wesley New Testament

Peter an Apostle of Jesus Christ to the sojourners scattered thro' Pontus,

Julia Smith Translation

Peter, sent of Jesus Christ, to the chosen strangers of the dispersion of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

King James 2000

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the exiles scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the chosen who are residing temporarily in the dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

Modern King James verseion

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the elect sojourners of the Dispersion of Pontus, of Galatia, of Cappadocia, of Asia, and of Bithynia,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that dwell here and there as strangers throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia;

Moffatt New Testament

Peter an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

Montgomery New Testament

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the elect who are sojourners of the dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Roman Asia, and Bithynia,

NET Bible

From Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to those temporarily residing abroad (in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, the province of Asia, and Bithynia) who are chosen

New Heart English Bible

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the chosen ones who are living as foreigners in the Diaspora in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

Noyes New Testament

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered through Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

Sawyer New Testament

PETER, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the elect strangers of the dispersion of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia,

The Emphasized Bible

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, unto the chosen pilgrims of the dispersion, throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

PETER, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the sojourners, dispersed through Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

Twentieth Century New Testament

To the People of God who are living abroad, dispersed throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Roman Asia, and Bithynia,

Webster

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

Weymouth New Testament

Peter, an Apostle of Jesus Christ: To God's own people scattered over the earth, who are living as foreigners in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Roman Asia, and Bithynia,

Williams New Testament

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the foreign-born Jews who are scattered over Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

World English Bible

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the chosen ones who are living as foreigners in the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

Worrell New Testament

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ to the sojourners of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

Worsley New Testament

Peter an apostle of Jesus Christ to the strangers who are dispersed through Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia,

Youngs Literal Translation

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the choice sojourners of the dispersion of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Πέτρος 
Petros 
Usage: 160

an apostle
ἀπόστολος 
Apostolos 
Usage: 78

of Jesus
Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

to the strangers
παρεπίδημος 
Parepidemos 
Usage: 3

διασπορά 
Diaspora 
Usage: 3

Πόντος 
Pontos 
Usage: 2

Γαλατία 
Galatia 
Usage: 4

Καππαδοκία 
Kappadokia 
Usage: 2

Ἀσία 
Asia 
Usage: 18

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

Images 1 Peter 1:1

Prayers for 1 Peter 1:1

Context Readings

Greeting

1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the chosen who are sojourners of the Dispersion of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 2 chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of Spirit, for obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you, and peace be multiplied.


Cross References

Acts 16:6-7

But having passed through the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia,

James 1:1

James, a bondman of God and of Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes in the Dispersion, greeting.

Deuteronomy 4:27

And LORD will scatter you among the peoples, and ye shall be left few in number among the nations where LORD shall lead you away.

Deuteronomy 28:64

And LORD will scatter thee among all peoples, from the one end of the earth even to the other end of the earth. And there thou shall serve other gods, which thou have not known, thou nor thy fathers, even wood and stone.

Esther 3:8

And Haman said to king Ahasuerus, There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of thy kingdom, and their laws are diverse from [those of] every people, nor do they keep the king's

Psalm 44:11

Thou have made us like sheep for food, and have scattered us among the nations.

Ezekiel 6:8

Yet I will leave a remnant, in that ye shall have some who escape the sword among the nations, when ye shall be scattered through the countries.

Matthew 4:18

And walking by the sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen.

Matthew 10:2

Now the names of the twelve apostles are these: First, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother,

Matthew 24:22

And if those days were not shortened, no flesh would be saved. But because of the chosen those days will be shortened.

John 1:41-42

This man first finds his own brother Simon, and says to him, We have found the Messiah (which is, being interpreted, Christ).

John 7:35

The Jews therefore said among themselves, Where is this man going to go that we will not find him? Is he going to go to the Dispersion among the Greeks, and teach the Greeks?

John 11:52

And not for the nation only, but also that he might gather together into one the children of God who are scattered abroad.

John 21:15-17

So when they ate breakfast, Jesus says to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonah, do thou love me more than these things? He says to him, Yea, Lord. Thou know that I love thee. He says to him, Feed my lambs.

Acts 2:5-11

Now there were dwelling at Jerusalem, Jews, devout men from every nation under heaven.

Acts 6:9

But some of those from the synagogue called Libertines, and of the Cyrenians, and of the Alexandrians, and of those from Cilicia and Asia, rose up disputing with Stephen.

Acts 8:4

Indeed therefore those who were scattered abroad passed through proclaiming the good-news, the word.

Acts 18:2

And having found a certain Jew named Aquila, a man of Pontus by origin, who recently came from Italy, and his wife Priscilla, because Claudius arranged for all the Jews to separate from Rome, he came to them.

Acts 18:23

And after spending some time, he departed, passing through the region of Galatia and Phrygia, successively, strengthening all the disciples.

Acts 19:10

And this happened for two years, so as for all those dwelling in Asia to hear the word of the Lord Jesus, both Jews and Greeks.

Acts 20:16-18

For Paul determined to sail past Ephesus, so that he might not happen to lose time in Asia. For he was hastening, if it were possible, for him to become at Jerusalem the day of Pentecost.

1 Corinthians 16:19

The congregations of Asia salute you. Aquila and Priscilla salute you much in Lord, with the congregation associated with their house.

2 Corinthians 1:8

For we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, about our affliction that happened to us in Asia, because we were extraordinarily weighed down, above strength, so as for us to despair even to be alive.

Galatians 1:2

and all the brothers with me, to the congregations of Galatia:

Ephesians 2:12

that ye were at that time independent of Christ, alienated from the citizenship of Israel, and alien of the covenants of the promise, having no hope and godless in the world.

Ephesians 2:19

So then ye are no more alien and foreign, but fellow citizens of the sanctified, and belonging to the household of God.

2 Timothy 1:15

This thou know, that all those in Asia turned away from me, of whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes.

Hebrews 11:13

All these died in faith, not having taken the promises, but who saw and greeted them from afar, and who confessed that they were foreigners and sojourners on the earth.

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I beseech you as aliens and sojourners, to abstain from the fleshly lusts, which war against the soul.

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a bondman and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have received an equally precious faith with us in the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ:

Revelation 1:11

saying, What thou see, write in a book and send to the seven congregations: to Ephesus, and to Smyrna, and to Pergamos, and to Thyatira, and to Sardis, and to Philadelphia, and to Laodicea.

Leviticus 26:33

And I will scatter you among the nations, and I will draw out the sword after you, and your land shall be a desolation, and your cities shall be a waste.

Deuteronomy 32:26

I said, I would scatter them afar, I would make the remembrance of them to cease from among men,

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