Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

[Since] you have purified your souls by [your] obedience to the truth [i.e., the Gospel message], which produces a genuine love for your brothers, [now] you should have this kind of fervent, heartfelt love for one another.

New American Standard Bible

Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,

King James Version

Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently:

Holman Bible

By obedience to the truth, having purified yourselves for sincere love of the brothers, love one another earnestly from a pure heart,

International Standard Version

Now that you have obeyed the truth and have purified your souls to love your brothers sincerely, you must love one another intensely and with a pure heart.

A Conservative Version

Men who have purified your souls in obedience of the truth through the Spirit for non-hypocritical brotherly love. Ye should love each other fervently from a pure heart,

American Standard Version

Seeing ye have purified your souls in your obedience to the truth unto unfeigned love of the brethren, love one another from the heart fervently:

Amplified

Since by your obedience to the truth you have purified yourselves for a sincere love of the believers, [see that you] love one another from the heart [always unselfishly seeking the best for one another],

Anderson New Testament

Having purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit, to unfeigned love of the brethren, love one another with a pure heart fervently,

Bible in Basic English

And as you have made your souls clean, being ruled by what is true, and loving one another without deceit, see that your love is warm and from the heart:

Common New Testament

Since you have purified your souls by obedience to the truth for a sincere love of the brethren, love one another earnestly from the heart.

Daniel Mace New Testament

You that have purified your souls by the holy spirit, in obeying the gospel, which obliges you to an undisguised benevolence, let your hearts be mutually affected with the most disinterested ardour;

Darby Translation

Having purified your souls by obedience to the truth to unfeigned brotherly love, love one another out of a pure heart fervently;

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Wherefore, having purified your souls by obeying the truth, through the Spirit, to unfeigned brotherly love, love one another, from a pure heart, fervently:

Godbey New Testament

Having purified your souls through obedience of the truth unto unhypocritical, brotherly love, fervently from the heart love one another with divine love:

Goodspeed New Testament

Now that by obeying the truth you have purified your souls for sincere love of the brotherhood, you must love one another intensely and heartily,

John Wesley New Testament

Having purified your souls by obeying the truth thro' the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, love one another with a pure heart fervently:

Julia Smith Translation

Having purified your souls in the hearing of the truth by the Spirit to unfeigned brotherly love, out of pure hearts love ye one another cordially:

King James 2000

Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto sincere love of the brethren, see that you love one another with a pure heart fervently:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for sincere brotherly love, love one another fervently from the heart,

Modern King James verseion

Purifying your souls in the obedience of the truth through the Spirit to unfeigned love of the brothers, love one another fervently out of a pure heart,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And forasmuch as ye have purified your souls through the spirit, in obeying the truth for to love brotherly without feigning, see that ye love one another with a pure heart, fervently:

Moffatt New Testament

Now that your obedience to the Truth has purified your souls for a brotherly love that is sincere, love one another heartily and steadily.

Montgomery New Testament

Now that by obedience to the truth you have purified your lives for a brotherly love without hypocrisy, you must love one another from your hearts, fervently.

NET Bible

You have purified your souls by obeying the truth in order to show sincere mutual love. So love one another earnestly from a pure heart.

New Heart English Bible

Seeing you have purified your souls in your obedience to the truth in sincere brotherly affection, love one another from a pure heart fervently:

Noyes New Testament

Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth unto unfeigned brotherly love, love one another from the heart, fervently;

Sawyer New Testament

Having purified your souls by obeying the truth to unfeigned brotherly love, love one another fervently, from the heart,

The Emphasized Bible

Having purified, your souls, by the obedience of the truth, unto unfeigned brotherly affection, from the heart, love, one another, earnestly;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Having purified your souls by obedience to the truth through the Spirit unto fraternal affection undissembled, love each other intensely out of a pure heart:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Now that, by your obedience to the Truth, you have purified your lives, so that there is growing up among you a genuine brotherly affection, love one another earnestly with all your hearts;

Webster

Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit to unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently:

Weymouth New Testament

Now that, through your obedience to the truth, you have purified your souls for cherishing sincere brotherly love, you must love another heartily and fervently.

Williams New Testament

Since you have purified your souls by obeying the truth, in sincere love for the brotherhood you must love one another heartily and fervently,

World English Bible

Seeing you have purified your souls in your obedience to the truth through the Spirit in sincere brotherly affection, love one another from the heart fervently:

Worrell New Testament

Having purified your souls in your obedience to the truth unto unfeigned brotherly love, love one another from the heart earnestly;

Worsley New Testament

Having therefore purified your souls by obedience to the truth, through the Spirit, to brotherly love unfeigned, love one another with a pure heart fervently:

Youngs Literal Translation

Your souls having purified in the obedience of the truth through the Spirit to brotherly love unfeigned, out of a pure heart one another love ye earnestly,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
G48
ἁγνίζω 
Hagnizo 
Usage: 7

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

ψυχή 
Psuche 
Usage: 62

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ὑπακοή 
Hupakoe 
Usage: 15

the truth
ἀλήθεια 
Aletheia 
Usage: 87

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

the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ἀνυπόκριτος 
Anupokritos 
Usage: 6

love of the brethren
φιλαδελφία 
Philadelphia 
Usage: 6

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

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

a pure
καθαρός 
Katharos 
Usage: 21

καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 1:22

Images 1 Peter 1:22

Context Readings

Be Holy In All Your Conduct

21 [It is] through Christ, whom God raised from the dead and honored, that you people have become believers in God, so that your faith and hope could rest in God. 22 [Since] you have purified your souls by [your] obedience to the truth [i.e., the Gospel message], which produces a genuine love for your brothers, [now] you should have this kind of fervent, heartfelt love for one another. 23 You have experienced new birth, not from seed that can decay, but from seed that cannot decay, through the living and enduring word of God.



Cross References

Hebrews 13:1

Continue to love [one another] as brothers.

James 4:8

Come close to God and He will come close to you. Wash your hands, you sinful people [i.e., this is an exhortation to repent of moral and spiritual corruption], and purify your hearts, you double-minded people.

John 13:34-35

I am giving you a new commandment: love one another. Also you should love one another in the same way that I have loved you.

Romans 2:8

But to the ones who have selfish ambition [Note: Some translate these words "are contentious"] and refuse to obey the truth, but [instead] obey what is wrong, [God will bring] wrath, fury,

Romans 12:9-10

Let [your] love be sincere. Hate whatever is evil. Cling to whatever is good.

1 Timothy 1:5

But the goal of this instruction is [to] love [God and people] from a pure heart, a good conscience and a sincere faith.

1 Peter 2:17

Show [proper] respect for everyone. Love your [Christian] brothers [and sisters]. Have an awe-inspiring respect for God. Show honor to the king.

1 Peter 3:8

Now to summarize: All of you should think alike. Be sympathetically understanding [toward one another]. Be loving toward [your] brothers [and sisters]. Be tender-hearted and humble-minded.

John 15:3

You people are already 'clean' [i.e., have been pruned of undesirable traits] because of [obedience to] the teaching I have given you.

John 15:17

I command you to do these things so that you will [demonstrate your] love for one another. [Note: Or this may mean that His command was to love one another, as in verse 12].

John 17:17

Set them apart [i.e., for your service] through the truth; your word is truth.

John 17:19

And for their sakes I dedicate myself [to you] so that they themselves also may be truly dedicated [to you].

Acts 6:7

So, the message of God increased [in its influence] and the disciples multiplied in number greatly in Jerusalem, [so that even] a large number of [Jewish] priests became obedient to [the message of] the faith.

Acts 15:9

And He did not discriminate between us [i.e., Jews] and them [i.e., Gentiles], cleansing their hearts [also] by faith [in Jesus].

Romans 1:5

It was through Jesus, and for His name's sake, that we [i.e., I] received God's favor to become an apostle, in order to bring about obedience based on faith from among people of all nations.

Romans 6:16-17

Do you not know that you are the slaves of whoever you offer your obedience to? If you obey [the desire to] sin, it leads to [spiritual] death; or if you obey [God] it leads to righteousness.

Romans 8:13

for if you people live under [the control of] the flesh, you must die [spiritually]; but if you put to death [i.e., stop practicing] the [sinful] habits of the body by [the power of] the Holy Spirit, you will live [spiritually].

2 Corinthians 6:6

[We have ministered] with purity, knowledge, patience and kindness. [We have done this] by [the power of] the Holy Spirit; out of genuine love;

Galatians 3:1

You foolish people [of the churches] of Galatia [Note: This was a province in present-day Turkey], who tricked you? Was not Jesus Christ graphically portrayed before you as being put to death on a cross?

Galatians 5:5

For we are waiting for the hope [to be fulfilled] of being made right with God by [the power of] the Holy Spirit.

Galatians 5:7

You [Christians] were running [the race of life] well; who hindered you [from making further progress] so that [now] you are no longer obeying the truth?

Ephesians 4:3

Eagerly try to maintain the unity produced by the Holy Spirit by being bound together in peace.

Philippians 1:9

And I pray that your love may grow stronger and stronger, [along] with how much you know, and [that you may grow] in your ability to comprehend things.

1 Thessalonians 3:12

And may the Lord cause your love for one another, and for everyone, to increase and overflow, just as ours does for you also.

1 Thessalonians 4:8-9

So, the person who rejects [this exhortation] is not [merely] rejecting what man says but God [Himself], who gives His Holy Spirit to you.

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We ought to thank God for you always, brothers, since it is proper, because your faith is growing so much and the love that every one of you has for each other is increasing more and more.

2 Thessalonians 2:13

But we ought to thank God for you always, brothers [who are] dearly loved by the Lord, because God has chosen you from the beginning [Note: Some manuscripts use the Greek word for "firstfruits" instead of "beginning" here, but it is difficult to know in what sense the Thessalonian Christians were "first"], in order to be saved through being set apart by the Holy Spirit and through belief of the truth [of the Gospel].

1 Timothy 1:3

As I urged you to do when I was leaving Macedonia [See Acts 20:1ff], I want you to remain in Ephesus in order to urge certain people not to teach a different [i.e., false] doctrine,

1 Timothy 4:12

Do not allow anyone to look down on you because you are [so] young, but you should be an example to those who believe [in Christ] in your speech, in your conduct, in your love, in your faith [and] in your purity.

1 Timothy 5:2

[to] older women as [you would to] mothers; [to] the younger women as [you would to] your sisters, in a [morally] pure way.

2 Timothy 1:14

[Also] guard that precious treasure [i.e., the Gospel message] which was entrusted to you by the Holy Spirit, who lives in us.

Hebrews 5:9

and after becoming perfectly [qualified], He became the source of never ending salvation to all those who obey Him.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not [so] unjust as to forget the work you are doing and the love you have shown for Him, as you ministered to the saints [i.e., His holy people] and continue to minister [to them].

Hebrews 9:14

how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Holy Spirit [or, His eternal Spirit] offered Himself without [moral] blemish to God, cleanse our consciences from deeds which lead to [spiritual] death to serve the living God?

Hebrews 11:8

By [having] faith, when Abraham was called [by God] to leave [his homeland] and go to a place he would later receive as an inheritance [i.e., Palestine], he obeyed God and went out, not knowing where he was going.

James 2:15-16

If a brother or sister is without [adequate] clothing and needs daily food,

1 Peter 3:1

In the same way [that Jesus was submissive], you wives should submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, even though they may not obey the [Gospel] message [they have heard] they may, without your talking [to them about it],

1 Peter 4:8

Above everything else, have a warm love for one another, for such a love keeps many sins from occurring [between you].

1 Peter 4:17

For the time has [now] come for the house of God [the church, See I Tim. 3:15] to begin receiving judgment [i.e., by undergoing persecution], and if it starts with us [Christians], what will be the [ultimate] end of people who do not obey the Gospel of God?

2 Peter 1:7

and brotherly kindness along with your godliness, and with your brotherly kindness, develop love.

1 John 3:11

[Now] this is the message that you people heard from the beginning [of Christ's ministry], that we should love one another [See Mark 12:31],

1 John 3:14-19

[For] we [can] know that we have passed out of [the realm of spiritual] death and into [spiritual] life, because we [show] love for the brothers [and sisters]. The person who does not love [them] continues to be [spiritually] dead.

1 John 3:23

And this is His commandment: We should believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ [i.e., the person of Christ], and love one another, just He has commanded us to do.

1 John 4:7

Loved ones, we should have love for one another, because love comes from [the very nature of] God, and every person who [continually] loves [others] has been [spiritually] conceived by God [See 2:29; 3:9], and knows [he is in fellowship with] God.

1 John 4:12

No person has gazed upon God [at any time]; [but] if we love one another, God [continually] lives in our hearts, and His love is made complete within us.

1 John 4:20-2

If a person says, "I love God," yet [in reality] hates his brother, he is a liar. For the person who does not love his brother, whom he has seen, cannot [possibly] love God, whom he has never seen.

Revelation 2:4

"But, this is what I have against you, that you have forsaken your first love [i.e., love for Christ and His church].

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