Parallel Verses

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,

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

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,

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,

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 ye invoke as Father him who, without regard of persons, judges according to the work of each, pass your time of sojourn in fear, 18 knowing that ye have been redeemed, not by corruptible things, as silver or gold, from your vain conversation handed down from your fathers, 19 but by precious blood, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot, the blood of Christ,


Cross References

1 Corinthians 6:20

for ye have been bought with a price: glorify now then God in your body.

Psalm 39:6

Verily, man walketh in a vain show; verily they are disquieted in vain; he heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them.

Psalm 49:7-8

None can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him,

Psalm 62:10

Put not confidence in oppression, and become not vain in robbery; if wealth increase, set not your heart upon it.

Jeremiah 4:11

At that time shall it be said to this people and to Jerusalem, A hot wind cometh from the heights in the wilderness, on the way of the daughter of my people, not for fanning, nor for cleansing.

Jeremiah 9:14

but have walked after the stubbornness of their own heart, and after the Baals, as their fathers taught them;

Jeremiah 16:19

Jehovah, my strength and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of distress, unto thee shall the nations come from the ends of the earth, and they shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited falsehood and vanity; and in these things there is no profit.

Jeremiah 44:17

but we will certainly do every word that is gone forth out of our mouth, to burn incense to the queen of the heavens, 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; and we had plenty of bread, and were well, and saw no evil.

Ezekiel 20:18

And I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk not in the statutes of your fathers, neither keep their ordinances, nor defile yourselves with their idols.

Amos 2:4

Thus saith Jehovah: For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not revoke its sentence; because they have despised the law of Jehovah, and have not kept his statutes; and their lies have caused them to err, after which their fathers walked.

Zechariah 1:4-6

Be ye not as your fathers, unto whom the former prophets cried, saying, Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Turn ye now from your evil ways, and from your evil doings; but they did not hearken nor attend unto me, saith Jehovah.

Matthew 15:2-3

Why do thy disciples transgress what has been delivered by the ancients? for they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.

Acts 7:51-52

O stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit; as your fathers, ye also.

Acts 19:34-35

But, recognising that he was a Jew, there was one cry from all, shouting for about two hours, Great is Artemis of the Ephesians.

Romans 1:21

Because, knowing God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but fell into folly in their thoughts, and their heart without understanding was darkened:

1 Corinthians 3:20

And again, The Lord knows the reasonings of the wise that they are vain.

1 Corinthians 7:23

Ye have been bought with a price; do not be the bondmen of men.

Galatians 1:4

who gave himself for our sins, so that he should deliver us out of the present evil world, according to the will of our God and Father;

Ephesians 4:17

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye should no longer walk as the rest of the nations walk in the vanity of their mind,

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all lawlessness, and purify to himself a peculiar people, zealous for good works.

1 Peter 1:7

that the proving of your faith, much more precious than of gold which perishes, though it be proved by fire, be found to praise and glory and honour in the revelation of Jesus Christ:

1 Peter 4:3

For the time past is sufficient for us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, walking in lasciviousness, lusts, wine-drinking, revels, drinkings, and unhallowed idolatries.

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