Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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

because it is written, “You shall be holy (set apart), 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.

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.

New Heart English 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;'

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 
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 36 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, become holy yourselves in all of your conduct, 16 for it is written, "You shall be holy, because I am holy." 17 And if you address as Father the one who impartially judges according to each one's work, live out the time of your temporary residence here in reverence.


Cross References

Leviticus 11:44

for I am the Lord your God and you are to sanctify yourselves and be holy because I am holy. You must not defile yourselves by any of the swarming things that creep on the ground,

Leviticus 19:2

"Speak to the whole congregation of the Israelites and tell them, 'You must be holy because I, the Lord your God, am holy.

Leviticus 20:7

"'You must sanctify yourselves and be holy, because I am the Lord your God.

Amos 3:3

Do two walk together without having met?

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