Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

because it is written, "YOU SHALL BE HOLY, FOR I AM HOLY."

King James Version

Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.

Holman Bible

for it is written, Be holy, because I am holy.

International Standard Version

For it is written, "You must be holy, because I am holy."

A Conservative Version

because it is written, Become ye holy, since I am holy.

American Standard Version

because it is written, Ye shall be holy; for I am holy.

Amplified

For it is written, You shall be holy, for I am holy.

An Understandable Version

because it is written [Lev. 11:44f], "You shall be holy [i.e., separated from sin] even as I am holy."

Anderson New Testament

because it is written, Be you holy, for I am holy.

Bible in Basic English

Because it has been said in the Writings, You are to be holy, for I am holy.

Common New Testament

because it is written, "You shall be holy, for I am holy."

Daniel Mace New Testament

for it is written, "be ye holy, because I am holy."

Darby Translation

because it is written, Be ye holy, for I am holy.

Godbey New Testament

because it has been written, Ye shall be holy; because I am holy.

Goodspeed New Testament

for the Scripture says, "You must be holy, Because I am holy."

John Wesley New Testament

For it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.

Julia Smith Translation

For it has been written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.

King James 2000

Because it is written, You will be holy; for I am holy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for it is written, "You will be holy, because I [am] holy."

Modern King James verseion

because it is written, "Be holy, for I am holy."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

because it is written, "Be ye holy, for I am holy."

Montgomery New Testament

as the Scripture says, You shall be holy, because I am holy.

NET Bible

for it is written, "You shall be holy, because I am holy."

New Heart English Bible

because it is written, "You shall be holy; for I am holy."

New simplified Bible

Because it is written: You shall be holy for I am holy.

Noyes New Testament

because it is written, "Ye shall be holy, for I am holy."

Sawyer New Testament

because it is written, Be you holy, for I am holy.

The Emphasized Bible

Inasmuch as it is written - Holy shall ye be, because, I, am holy.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

because it is written, "Be ye holy; for I am holy."

Twentieth Century New Testament

For Scripture says-- 'You shall be holy, because I am holy.'

Webster

Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.

Weymouth New Testament

Because it stands written, "You are to be holy, because I am holy."

Williams New Testament

for the Scripture says: "You ought to be holy, because I am holy."

World English Bible

because it is written, "You shall be holy; for I am holy."

Worrell New Testament

because it has been written, "Ye shall be holy, because I am Holy."

Worsley New Testament

Be ye holy, for I am holy.

Youngs Literal Translation

because it hath been written, 'Become ye holy, because I am holy;'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
διότι 
Dioti 
Usage: 18

it is written
γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

Be ye
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be , come to pass , be made , be done , come , become , God forbid , arise , have , be fulfilled , be married to , be preferred , not tr , , vr done
Usage: 531

G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I , my , me , not tr
Usage: 174

am
εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am , it is I , be , I was , have been , not tr
Usage: 72

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 1:16

Devotionals containing 1 Peter 1:16

Word Count of 38 Translations in 1 Peter 1:16

Images 1 Peter 1:16

Context Readings

Be Holy In All Your Conduct

15 but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior; 16 because it is written, "YOU SHALL BE HOLY, FOR I AM HOLY." 17 If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one's work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay on earth;


Cross References

Leviticus 11:44

'For I am the LORD your God Consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy. And you shall not make yourselves unclean with any of the swarming things that swarm on the earth.

Leviticus 19:2

"Speak to all the congregation of the sons of Israel and say to them, 'You shall be holy, for I the LORD your God am holy.

Leviticus 20:7

'You shall consecrate yourselves therefore and be holy, for I am the LORD your God.

Amos 3:3

Do two men walk together unless they have made an appointment?

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