Parallel Verses

Amplified

It is true that He was chosen and foreordained (destined and foreknown for it) before the foundation of the world, but He was brought out to public view (made manifest) in these last days (at the end of the times) for the sake of you.

New American Standard Bible

For He was foreknown before the foundation of the world, but has appeared in these last times for the sake of you

King James Version

Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you,

Holman Bible

He was chosen before the foundation of the world but was revealed at the end of the times for you

International Standard Version

On the one hand, he was foreknown before the creation of the world, but on the other hand, he was revealed at the end of time for your sake.

A Conservative Version

who was indeed foreknown before the foundation of the world, but was manifested in the last times because of you.

American Standard Version

who was foreknown indeed before the foundation of the world, but was manifested at the end of times for your sake,

An Understandable Version

For Christ was previously known [by God, even] before the world was created, yet was not fully revealed for your benefit until [these] final times.

Anderson New Testament

who was indeed foreordained before the foundation of the world, but manifested in these last times for you,

Bible in Basic English

Who was marked out by God before the making of the world, but was caused to be seen in these last times for you,

Common New Testament

He was destined before the foundation of the world, but was revealed in these last times for your sake.

Daniel Mace New Testament

who was destin'd before the creation of the world, tho' 'tis of late only that he has appear'd, upon your account:

Darby Translation

foreknown indeed before the foundation of the world, but who has been manifested at the end of times for your sakes,

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

predetermined, indeed, before the foundation of the world, but manifested in these last times for you;

Godbey New Testament

foreknown indeed before the foundation of the world, but having been made manifest at the last of the times for the sake of you,

Goodspeed New Testament

who was predestined for this before the foundation of the world, but was revealed only at the end of the ages,

John Wesley New Testament

Who verily was foreknown before the foundation of the world, but was manifested in these last times for you,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

already ordained from before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for love of you,

Julia Smith Translation

Known truly before the foundation of the world, and made manifest in the last times for you,

King James 2000

Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you,

Lexham Expanded Bible

who was foreknown before the foundation of the world, but has been revealed in these last times for you

Modern King James verseion

indeed having been foreknown before the foundation of the world, but revealed in the last times for you,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which was ordained before the world was made: but was declared in the last times for your sakes.

Moffatt New Testament

He was predestined before the foundation of the world and has appeared at the end of the ages for your sake;

Montgomery New Testament

He was indeed foreknown before the foundation of the world, but was manifested at the end of the times for your sake.

NET Bible

He was foreknown before the foundation of the world but was manifested in these last times for your sake.

New Heart English Bible

who was foreknown indeed before the foundation of the world, but was revealed in these last times for your sake,

Noyes New Testament

who was foreknown indeed before the foundation of the world, but manifested in these last times for you,

Sawyer New Testament

who was foreknown before the foundation of the world, but made manifest in these last times for you,

The Emphasized Bible

Foreknown, indeed, before the foundation of the world, but made manifest at a last stage of the times, for the sake of you

Thomas Haweis New Testament

who was indeed predestined before the foundation of the world, but manifested in these last times for us,

Twentieth Century New Testament

Destined for this before the beginning of the world, he has been revealed in these last days for your sakes,

Webster

Who verily was fore-ordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifested in these last times for you,

Weymouth New Testament

He was pre-destined indeed to this work, even before the creation of the world, but has been plainly manifested in these last days for the sake of you who, through Him,

Williams New Testament

who was foreordained for it before the foundation of the world but was brought out to public view at the end of the ages, for the sake of you

World English Bible

who was foreknown indeed before the foundation of the world, but was revealed at the end of times for your sake,

Worrell New Testament

foreknown, indeed, from a founding of a world, but manifested in the end of the times for you,

Worsley New Testament

who was indeed appointed before the foundation of the world, but manifested in these last times, for your sakes,

Youngs Literal Translation

foreknown, indeed, before the foundation of the world, and manifested in the last times because of you,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μέν 
men 
indeed, verily, truly, not tr,
Usage: 63

προγινώσκω 
Proginosko 
Usage: 5

πρό 
Pro 
before, above, above ... ago, or ever
Usage: 34

καταβολή 
Katabole 
Usage: 8

of the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

φανερόω 
Phaneroo 
Usage: 44

in
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

ἔσχατος 
Eschatos 
Usage: 24

χρόνος 
Chronos 
Usage: 41

for
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 1:20

Devotionals containing 1 Peter 1:20

Images 1 Peter 1:20

Prayers for 1 Peter 1:20

Context Readings

Be Holy In All Your Conduct

19 But [you were purchased] with the precious blood of Christ (the Messiah), like that of a [sacrificial] lamb without blemish or spot. 20 It is true that He was chosen and foreordained (destined and foreknown for it) before the foundation of the world, but He was brought out to public view (made manifest) in these last days (at the end of the times) for the sake of you. 21 Through Him you believe in (adhere to, rely on) God, Who raised Him up from the dead and gave Him honor and glory, so that your faith and hope are [centered and rest] in God.


Cross References

Ephesians 1:4

Even as [in His love] He chose us [actually picked us out for Himself as His own] in Christ before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy (consecrated and set apart for Him) and blameless in His sight, even above reproach, before Him in love.

Colossians 1:26

The mystery of which was hidden for ages and generations [ from angels and men], but is now revealed to His holy people (the saints),

Hebrews 9:26

For then would He often have had to suffer [over and over again] since the foundation of the world. But as it now is, He has once for all at the consummation and close of the ages appeared to put away and abolish sin by His sacrifice [of Himself].

2 Timothy 1:9-10

[For it is He] Who delivered and saved us and called us with a calling in itself holy and leading to holiness [to a life of consecration, a vocation of holiness]; [He did it] not because of anything of merit that we have done, but because of and to further His own purpose and grace (unmerited favor) which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began [eternal ages ago].

Titus 1:2-3

[Resting] in the hope of eternal life, [life] which the ever truthful God Who cannot deceive promised before the world or the ages of time began.

Hebrews 1:2

[But] in the last of these days He has spoken to us in [the person of a] Son, Whom He appointed Heir and lawful Owner of all things, also by and through Whom He created the worlds and the reaches of space and the ages of time [He made, produced, built, operated, and arranged them in order].

Revelation 13:8

And all the inhabitants of the earth will fall down in adoration and pay him homage, everyone whose name has not been recorded in the Book of Life of the Lamb that was slain [in sacrifice] from the foundation of the world.

Genesis 3:15

And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her Offspring; He will bruise and tread your head underfoot, and you will lie in wait and bruise His heel.

Proverbs 8:23

I [Wisdom] was inaugurated and ordained from everlasting, from the beginning, before ever the earth existed.

Micah 5:2

But you, Bethlehem Ephratah, you are little to be among the clans of Judah; [yet] out of you shall One come forth for Me Who is to be Ruler in Israel, Whose goings forth have been from of old, from ancient days (eternity).

Acts 3:25-26

You are the descendants (sons) of the prophets and the heirs of the covenant which God made and gave to your forefathers, saying to Abraham, And in your Seed (Heir) shall all the families of the earth be blessed and benefited.

Romans 3:25

Whom God put forward [ before the eyes of all] as a mercy seat and propitiation by His blood [the cleansing and life-giving sacrifice of atonement and reconciliation, to be received] through faith. This was to show God's righteousness, because in His divine forbearance He had passed over and ignored former sins without punishment.

Romans 16:25-26

Now to Him Who is able to strengthen you in the faith which is in accordance with my Gospel and the preaching of (concerning) Jesus Christ (the Messiah), according to the revelation (the unveiling) of the mystery of the plan of redemption which was kept in silence and secret for long ages,

Galatians 4:4

But when the proper time had fully come, God sent His Son, born of a woman, born subject to [the regulations of] the Law,

Ephesians 1:10

[He planned] for the maturity of the times and the climax of the ages to unify all things and head them up and consummate them in Christ, [both] things in heaven and things on the earth.

Ephesians 3:9

Also to enlighten all men and make plain to them what is the plan [regarding the Gentiles and providing for the salvation of all men] of the mystery kept hidden through the ages and concealed until now in [the mind of] God Who created all things by Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 3:11

This is in accordance with the terms of the eternal and timeless purpose which He has realized and carried into effect in [the person of] Christ Jesus our Lord,

1 John 1:2

And the Life [ an aspect of His being] was revealed (made manifest, demonstrated), and we saw [as eyewitnesses] and are testifying to and declare to you the Life, the eternal Life [ in Him] Who already existed with the Father and Who [actually] was made visible (was revealed) to us [His followers].

1 John 3:5

You know that He appeared in visible form and became Man to take away [upon Himself] sins, and in Him there is no sin [ essentially and forever].

1 John 3:8

[But] he who commits sin [who practices evildoing] is of the devil [takes his character from the evil one], for the devil has sinned (violated the divine law) from the beginning. The reason the Son of God was made manifest (visible) was to undo (destroy, loosen, and dissolve) the works the devil [has done].

1 John 4:9-10

In this the love of God was made manifest (displayed) where we are concerned: in that God sent His Son, the only begotten or unique [Son], into the world so that we might live through Him.

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