Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

For you have been born again, not by a seed that perishes but by one that cannot perish by the living and everlasting word of God.

New American Standard Bible

for you have been born again not of seed which is perishable but imperishable, that is, through the living and enduring word of God.

King James Version

Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.

Holman Bible

since you have been born again—not of perishable seed but of imperishable—through the living and enduring word of God.

A Conservative Version

begotten again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, through the word of God that lives and remains into the age.

American Standard Version

having been begotten again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, through the word of God, which liveth and abideth.

Amplified

You have been regenerated (born again), not from a mortal origin ( seed, sperm), but from one that is immortal by the ever living and lasting Word of God.

An Understandable Version

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.

Anderson New Testament

having been begotten again, not with corruptible seed, but with incorruptible, by the word of God, which lives and abides forever.

Bible in Basic English

Because you have had a new birth, not from the seed of man, but from eternal seed, through the word of a living and unchanging God.

Common New Testament

For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

since your regeneration is not owing to any corruptible principles, but to the unchangeable word of the immortal God.

Darby Translation

being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the living and abiding word of God.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

having been regenerated, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, through the word of the living God, which remains.

Godbey New Testament

having been begotten again, not of corruptible seed, but incorruptible, through the word of God, who lives and abides.

Goodspeed New Testament

for you have been born anew from a germ not perishable, but imperishable, through the message of the living, everlasting God.

John Wesley New Testament

Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God which liveth and abideth for ever.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which lives and abides for ever.

Julia Smith Translation

Begotten again, not of corrupted seed, but uncorrupted, by the word of God, living and remaining forever.

King James 2000

Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which lives and abides forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[because you] have been born again, not from perishable seed but imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.

Modern King James verseion

having been born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, through the living Word of God, and abiding forever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for ye are born anew, not of mortal seed, but of immortal seed, by the word of God which liveth, and lasteth forever.

Moffatt New Testament

You are born anew of immortal, not of mortal seed, by the living, lasting word of God;

Montgomery New Testament

For you have been born anew, not of perishable, but of imperishable seed, by the living, lasting word of God.

NET Bible

You have been born anew, not from perishable but from imperishable seed, through the living and enduring word of God.

New Heart English Bible

having been born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, through the living and abiding Word of God.

Noyes New Testament

being born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the word of God, which liveth and abideth.

Sawyer New Testament

having been born again, not from destructible seed but from indestructible, through the word of God which lives and endures.

The Emphasized Bible

Having been regenerated - Not out of corruptible seed, but incorruptible - through means of the word of a Living and Abiding God;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the quickening word of God, and which abideth for ever.

Twentieth Century New Testament

since your new Life has come, not from perishable, but imperishable, seed, through the Message of the Everliving God.

Webster

Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.

Weymouth New Testament

For you have been begotten again by God's ever-living and enduring word from a germ not of perishable, but of imperishable life.

Williams New Testament

because you have been born anew, not from a germ that perishes but from one that does not perish, by the word of the living and everlasting God.

World English Bible

having been born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, through the word of God, which lives and remains forever.

Worrell New Testament

having been begotten again, not of corruptible seed, but incorruptible, through the word of God, that lives and abides.

Worsley New Testament

being regenerated not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God which liveth and abideth for ever.

Youngs Literal Translation

being begotten again, not out of seed corruptible, but incorruptible, through a word of God -- living and remaining -- to the age;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀναγεννάω 
Anagennao 
Usage: 2

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

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

φθαρτός 
Phthartos 
Usage: 6

σπορά 
Spora 
Usage: 1

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

ἄφθαρτος 
Aphthartos 
Usage: 7

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

the word
λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ζάω 
Zao 
live, be alive, alive, quick, lively, not tr, , vr live
Usage: 115

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 1:23

Devotionals containing 1 Peter 1:23

Images 1 Peter 1:23

Prayers for 1 Peter 1:23

Context Readings

Be Holy In All Your Conduct

22 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. 23 For you have been born again, not by a seed that perishes but by one that cannot perish by the living and everlasting word of God. 24 For "All human life is like grass, and all its glory is like a flower in the grass. The grass dries up and the flower drops off,



Cross References

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any double-edged sword, piercing until it divides soul and spirit, joints and marrow, as it judges the thoughts and purposes of the heart.

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah! Because of his great mercy he has granted us a new birth, resulting in an immortal hope through the resurrection of Jesus, the Messiah, from the dead

John 1:13

who were born, not merely in a genetic sense, nor from lust, nor from man's desire, but from the will of God.

John 3:3

Jesus replied to him, "Truly, I tell you emphatically, unless a person is born from above he cannot see the kingdom of God."

James 1:18

In accordance with his will he made us his children by the word of truth, so that we might become the most important of his creatures.

Jeremiah 23:28

Let the prophet who has a dream relate the dream, but let whoever receives my message speak my message truthfully. What does straw have in common with wheat?" declares the LORD.

Malachi 2:3

Look! I'm rebuking your descendants because of you, and I'll spread waste on your faces, the waste of your festival sacrifices, and you will be carried off with it.

Matthew 24:35

Heaven and earth will disappear, but my words will never disappear."

John 1:3

Through him all things were made, and apart from him nothing was made that has been made.

John 3:5

Jesus answered, "Truly, I tell you emphatically, unless a person is born of water and Spirit he cannot enter the kingdom of God.

John 6:63

It's the Spirit who gives life; the flesh accomplishes nothing. The words that I've spoken to you are spirit and life.

Romans 1:23

and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images that looked like mortal human beings, birds, four-footed animals, and reptiles.

1 Corinthians 15:53-54

For what is decaying must be clothed with what cannot decay, and what is dying must be clothed with what cannot die.

1 Peter 1:25

but the word of the Lord lasts forever." Now this word is the good news that was announced to you.

1 John 3:9

No one who has been born from God practices sin, because God's seed abides in him. Indeed, he cannot go on sinning, because he has been born from God.

1 John 5:18

We know that the person who has been born from God does not go on sinning. Rather, the Son of God protects them, and the evil one cannot harm them.

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