Parallel Verses

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 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,

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,

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;

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 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. 18 You know that from your empty way of life inherited from your ancestors you were ransomed -- not by perishable things like silver or gold, 19 but by precious blood like that of an unblemished and spotless lamb, namely Christ.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 6:20

For you were bought at a price. Therefore glorify God with your body.

Psalm 39:6

Surely people go through life as mere ghosts. Surely they accumulate worthless wealth without knowing who will eventually haul it away."

Psalm 49:7-8

Certainly a man cannot rescue his brother; he cannot pay God an adequate ransom price

Psalm 62:10

Do not trust in what you can gain by oppression! Do not put false confidence in what you can gain by robbery! If wealth increases, do not become attached to it!

Jeremiah 4:11

"At that time the people of Judah and Jerusalem will be told, 'A scorching wind will sweep down from the hilltops in the desert on my dear people. It will not be a gentle breeze for winnowing the grain and blowing away the chaff.

Jeremiah 9:14

Instead they have followed the stubborn inclinations of their own hearts. They have paid allegiance to the gods called Baal, as their fathers taught them to do.

Jeremiah 16:19

Then I said, "Lord, you give me strength and protect me. You are the one I can run to for safety when I am in trouble. Nations from all over the earth will come to you and say, 'Our ancestors had nothing but false gods -- worthless idols that could not help them at all.

Jeremiah 44:17

Instead we will do everything we vowed we would do. We will sacrifice and pour out drink offerings to the goddess called the Queen of Heaven just as we and our ancestors, our kings, and our leaders previously did in the towns of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem. For then we had plenty of food, were well-off, and had no troubles.

Ezekiel 20:18

"'But I said to their children in the wilderness, "Do not follow the practices of your fathers; do not observe their regulations, nor defile yourselves with their idols.

Amos 2:4

This is what the Lord says: "Because Judah has committed three covenant transgressions -- make that four! -- I will not revoke my decree of judgment. They rejected the Lord's law; they did not obey his commands. Their false gods, to which their fathers were loyal, led them astray.

Zechariah 1:4-6

"Do not be like your ancestors, to whom the former prophets called out, saying, 'The Lord who rules over all says, "Turn now from your evil wickedness,"' but they would by no means obey me," says the Lord.

Matthew 15:2-3

"Why do your disciples disobey the tradition of the elders? For they don't wash their hands when they eat."

Acts 7:51-52

"You stubborn people, with uncircumcised hearts and ears! You are always resisting the Holy Spirit, like your ancestors did!

Acts 19:34-35

But when they recognized that he was a Jew, they all shouted in unison, "Great is Artemis of the Ephesians!" for about two hours.

Romans 1:21

For although they knew God, they did not glorify him as God or give him thanks, but they became futile in their thoughts and their senseless hearts were darkened.

1 Corinthians 3:20

And again, "The Lord knows that the thoughts of the wise are futile."

1 Corinthians 7:23

You were bought with a price. Do not become slaves of men.

Galatians 1:4

who gave himself for our sins to rescue us from this present evil age according to the will of our God and Father,

Ephesians 4:17

So I say this, and insist in the Lord, that you no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking.

Titus 2:14

He gave himself for us to set us free from every kind of lawlessness and to purify for himself a people who are truly his, who are eager to do good.

1 Peter 1:7

Such trials show the proven character of your faith, which is much more valuable than gold -- gold that is tested by fire, even though it is passing away -- and will bring praise and glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed.

1 Peter 4:3

For the time that has passed was sufficient for you to do what the non-Christians desire. You lived then in debauchery, evil desires, drunkenness, carousing, drinking bouts, and wanton idolatries.

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