Parallel Verses

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,

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;

Amplified

For you know that you were not redeemed from your useless [spiritually unproductive] way of life inherited [by tradition] from your forefathers with perishable things like 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,

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,

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 [God as] your Father, who judges each person's work impartially, [then] conduct yourselves during the time you spend in this life showing reverence [to God]. 18 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, 19 but with [the] precious blood of Christ, who represents an unblemished lamb, without defect.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 6:20

for you were bought [by God] for a price. So, honor God with your [physical] body.

1 Corinthians 6:20

for you were bought [by God] for a price. So, honor God with your [physical] body.

1 Corinthians 6:20-8

for you were bought [by God] for a price. So, honor God with your [physical] body.

1 Corinthians 6:20

for you were bought [by God] for a price. So, honor God with your [physical] body.

1 Corinthians 6:20

for you were bought [by God] for a price. So, honor God with your [physical] body.

1 Corinthians 6:20

for you were bought [by God] for a price. So, honor God with your [physical] body.

1 Corinthians 6:20

for you were bought [by God] for a price. So, honor God with your [physical] body.

1 Corinthians 6:20

for you were bought [by God] for a price. So, honor God with your [physical] body.

1 Corinthians 6:20

for you were bought [by God] for a price. So, honor God with your [physical] body.

1 Corinthians 6:20

for you were bought [by God] for a price. So, honor God with your [physical] body.

1 Corinthians 6:20-6

for you were bought [by God] for a price. So, honor God with your [physical] body.

Matthew 15:2-3

"Why do your disciples violate the tradition of the [Jewish] elders? For they do not [ceremonially] wash their hands before eating [their meals]."

Acts 7:51-52

You people are unbending and unrepentant in your hearts and [unwilling to listen with] your ears. You are always resisting [the desires of] the Holy Spirit just like your forefathers did.

Acts 19:34-35

But when the crowd realized that he was a Jew, they all joined together for about two hours shouting, "Great is [the goddess] Artemis, of the Ephesians."

Romans 1:21

Now they knew who God was, but they did not honor Him as God or thank Him [for their blessings]. Instead they engaged in their useless speculations and their foolish minds were filled with [spiritual] darkness.

1 Corinthians 3:20

And again, it says [Psa. 94:11], "The Lord knows that the thoughts of 'wise people' are worthless."

1 Corinthians 7:23

[Since] you people were bought for a price [i.e., the blood of Christ], do not become slaves to [other] people.

Galatians 1:4

who gave Himself to [save us from] our sins so that He might deliver us from [the control and condemnation of] this present evil world. [This is] according to the will of our God and Father,

Ephesians 4:17

So, I tell you this, and insist [on it] by [the authority of] the Lord: Do not continue to live with worthless thoughts as [unconverted] Gentiles do.

Titus 2:14

He gave Himself up for us, to buy us back from [enslavement to] all [kinds of] wickedness and to purify for Himself a group of people who belong to Him and who are eager to do good deeds.

1 Peter 1:7

But these will only test your faith, which is more valuable than gold which, though refined by fire, eventually perishes. Your faith, [however], will [endure and eventually] prove to be praiseworthy and honorable when Jesus returns.

1 Peter 4:3

For the time you have [already] spent in the past [i.e., as Gentile unbelievers] was long enough to have practiced unrestrained, indecent conduct, improper sexual cravings, riotous living, wild parties, drunken orgies and disgusting idol worship.

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