Parallel Verses

Amplified

You must know (recognize) that you were redeemed (ransomed) from the useless (fruitless) way of living inherited by tradition from [your] forefathers, not with corruptible things [such as] silver and gold,

New American Standard Bible

knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers,

King James Version

Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers;

Holman Bible

For you know that you were redeemed from your empty way of life inherited from the fathers, not with perishable things like silver or gold,

International Standard Version

For you know that it was not with perishable things like silver or gold that you have been ransomed from the worthless way of life handed down to you by your ancestors,

A Conservative Version

Knowing that ye were redeemed from your vain behavior inherited from fathers, not with perishable silver or gold,

American Standard Version

knowing that ye were redeemed, not with corruptible things, with silver or gold, from your vain manner of life handed down from your fathers;

An Understandable Version

You [should] know that you were bought back [from Satan], from your useless way of life, inherited from your forefathers, not with such perishable things as silver and gold,

Anderson New Testament

because you know that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver or gold, from your vain mode of life received by tradition from your fathers,

Bible in Basic English

Being conscious that you have been made free from that foolish way of life which was your heritage from your fathers, not through a payment of things like silver or gold which come to destruction,

Common New Testament

You know that you were redeemed from the futile way of life inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold,

Daniel Mace New Testament

considering, that it was not by such perishable things as silver or gold, that you were releas'd from those vain rites and customs impos'd upon you by your fathers,

Darby Translation

knowing that ye have been redeemed, not by corruptible things, as silver or gold, from your vain conversation handed down from your fathers,

Godbey New Testament

knowing that you have been redeemed from your depraved character transmitted from your ancestors, not by corruptible things, silver or gold,

Goodspeed New Testament

for you know that you have not been ransomed with anything perishable like silver or gold, from the futile way of living in which you were brought up,

John Wesley New Testament

Seeing ye know ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation delivered by tradition from your fathers,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

knowing that ye have been ransomed from your vain conversation (which you received from your fathers), not with corruptible things like silver and gold,

Julia Smith Translation

Knowing that not with corruptible things, silver and gold, were ye redeemed from your vain mode of life transmitted from your fathers

King James 2000

Since you know that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain manner of life received by tradition from your fathers;

Lexham Expanded Bible

[because you] know that you were redeemed from your futile way of life inherited from your ancestors not with perishable things like silver or gold,

Modern King James verseion

knowing that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, silver or gold, from your vain manner of life handed down from your fathers,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Forasmuch as ye know how that ye were not redeemed with corruptible gold and silver from your vain conversation, which ye received by the traditions of the fathers,

Moffatt New Testament

you know it was not by perishable silver or gold that you were ransomed from the futile traditions of your past,

Montgomery New Testament

For you well know that not with perishable things, with silver or gold, were you redeemed from the emptiness of your manner of life, received by tradition from your ancestors;

NET Bible

You know that from your empty way of life inherited from your ancestors you were ransomed -- not by perishable things like silver or gold,

New Heart English Bible

knowing that you were redeemed, not with corruptible things, with silver or gold, from the useless way of life handed down from your fathers,

Noyes New Testament

knowing that not with perishable things, silver or gold, were ye redeemed from your vain manner of life received by tradition from your fathers,

Sawyer New Testament

knowing that you were not redeemed from your vain mode of life received by tradition from your fathers, with destructible things, silver or gold,

The Emphasized Bible

Knowing that, Not with corruptible things, with silver or gold, have ye been redeemed from your unmeaning behaviour paternally handed down,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

knowing that ye have not been redeemed out of your vain manner of life, derived traditionally from your fathers, by the corruptible things, silver and gold,

Twentieth Century New Testament

For you know that it was not by perishable things, such as silver and gold, that you were Ransomed from the aimless way of living which was handed down to you from your ancestors,

Webster

Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain course of life received by tradition from your fathers;

Weymouth New Testament

knowing, as you do, that it was not with a ransom of perishable wealth, such as silver or gold, that you were set free from your frivolous habits of life which had been handed down to you from your forefathers,

Williams New Testament

because you know that you have not been ransomed with things that perish as silver or gold, from the futile way of living taught by your fathers,

World English Bible

knowing that you were redeemed, not with corruptible things, with silver or gold, from the useless way of life handed down from your fathers,

Worrell New Testament

knowing that, not with perishable things, with silver or gold, were ye redeemed from your vain course of life handed down from your fathers;

Worsley New Testament

knowing that ye were redeemed from your vain conversation learned by tradition from your fathers, not with corruptible things, as silver and gold;

Youngs Literal Translation

having known that, not with corruptible things -- silver or gold -- were ye redeemed from your foolish behaviour delivered by fathers,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Forasmuch as ye know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ye were
λυτρόω 
Lutroo 
Usage: 3

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

λυτρόω 
Lutroo 
Usage: 3

φθαρτός 
Phthartos 
Usage: 6

as silver
ἀργύριον 
Argurion 
Usage: 15

and
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

χρυσίον 
Chrusion 
Usage: 8

ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

μάταιος 
Mataios 
Usage: 6

ἀναστροφή 
Anastrophe 
Usage: 13

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 1:18

Devotionals containing 1 Peter 1:18

Images 1 Peter 1:18

Prayers for 1 Peter 1:18

Context Readings

Be Holy In All Your Conduct

17 And if you call upon Him as [your] Father Who judges each one impartially according to what he does, [then] you should conduct yourselves with true reverence throughout the time of your temporary residence [on the earth, whether long or short]. 18 You must know (recognize) that you were redeemed (ransomed) from the useless (fruitless) way of living inherited by tradition from [your] forefathers, not with corruptible things [such as] silver and gold, 19 But [you were purchased] with the precious blood of Christ (the Messiah), like that of a [sacrificial] lamb without blemish or spot.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 6:20

You were bought with a price [purchased with a preciousness and paid for, made His own]. So then, honor God and bring glory to Him in your body.

Psalm 39:6

Surely every man walks to and fro -- "like a shadow in a pantomime; surely for futility and emptiness he is in turmoil; each one heaps up riches, not knowing who will gather them.

Psalm 49:7-8

None of them can by any means redeem [either himself or] his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him -- "

Psalm 62:10

Trust not in and rely confidently not on extortion and oppression, and do not vainly hope in robbery; if riches increase, set not your heart on them.

Jeremiah 4:11

At that time it will be said to this people and to Jerusalem, A hot wind from the bare heights in the wilderness [comes at My command] against the daughter of My people -- "not [a wind] to fan or cleanse [from chaff, as when threshing, but]

Jeremiah 9:14

But have walked stubbornly after their own hearts and after the Baals, as their fathers taught them,

Jeremiah 16:19

[Then said Jeremiah] O Lord, my Strength and my Stronghold, and my Refuge in the day of affliction, to You shall the nations come from the ends of the earth and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited nothing but lies, emptiness, and futility, worthless things in which there is no profit!

Jeremiah 44:17

But we will certainly perform every word of the vows we have made: to burn incense to the queen of heaven and to pour out drink offerings to her as we have done -- "we and our fathers, our kings and our princes -- "in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem; for then we had plenty of food and were well off and prosperous and saw no evil.

Ezekiel 20:18

But I said to their sons in the wilderness, You shall not walk in the statutes of your fathers nor observe their ordinances nor defile yourselves with their idols.

Amos 2:4

Thus says the Lord: For three transgressions of Judah and for four [for multiplied delinquencies], I will not reverse the punishment of it or revoke My word concerning it, because they have despised and rejected the law of the Lord and have not kept His commandments, but their lies, after which their fathers have walked, caused them to err and go astray.

Zechariah 1:4-6

Be not as your fathers to whom the former prophets cried, Thus says the Lord of hosts: Return now from your evil ways and your evil doings; but they would not hear or listen to Me, says the Lord.

Matthew 15:2-3

Why do Your disciples transgress and violate the rules handed down by the elders of the past? For they do not practice [ceremonially] washing their hands before they eat.

Acts 7:51-52

You stubborn and stiff-necked people, still heathen and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you are always actively resisting the Holy Spirit. As your forefathers [were], so you [are and so you do]!

Acts 19:34-35

But as soon as they saw him and recognized that he was a Jew, a shout went up from them as the voice of one man, as for about two hours they cried, Great is Artemis of the Ephesians!

Romans 1:21

Because when they knew and recognized Him as God, they did not honor and glorify Him as God or give Him thanks. But instead they became futile and godless in their thinking [with vain imaginings, foolish reasoning, and stupid speculations] and their senseless minds were darkened.

1 Corinthians 3:20

And again, The Lord knows the thoughts and reasonings of the [humanly] wise and recognizes how futile they are.

1 Corinthians 7:23

You were bought with a price [purchased with a preciousness and paid for by Christ]; then do not yield yourselves up to become [in your own estimation] slaves to men [but consider yourselves slaves to Christ].

Galatians 1:4

Who gave (yielded) Himself up [ to atone] for our sins [and to save and sanctify us], in order to rescue and deliver us from this present wicked age and world order, in accordance with the will and purpose and plan of our God and Father -- "

Ephesians 4:17

So this I say and solemnly testify in [the name of] the Lord [as in His presence], that you must no longer live as the heathen (the Gentiles) do in their perverseness [in the folly, vanity, and emptiness of their souls and the futility] of their minds.

Titus 2:14

Who gave Himself on our behalf that He might redeem us (purchase our freedom) from all iniquity and purify for Himself a people [to be peculiarly His own, people who are] eager and enthusiastic about [living a life that is good and filled with] beneficial deeds.

1 Peter 1:7

So that [the genuineness] of your faith may be tested, [your faith] which is infinitely more precious than the perishable gold which is tested and purified by fire. [This proving of your faith is intended] to redound to [your] praise and glory and honor when Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One) is revealed.

1 Peter 4:3

For the time that is past already suffices for doing what the Gentiles like to do -- "living [as you have done] in shameless, insolent wantonness, in lustful desires, drunkenness, reveling, drinking bouts and abominable, lawless idolatries.

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