Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

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

for you have been born again [that is, reborn from above—spiritually transformed, renewed, and set apart for His purpose] not of seed which is perishable but [from that which is] imperishable and immortal, that is, through the living and everlasting 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.

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.

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 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. 23 You have been born anew, not from perishable but from imperishable seed, through the living and enduring word of God. 24 For all flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of the grass; the grass withers and the flower falls off,



Cross References

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any double-edged sword, piercing even to the point of dividing soul from spirit, and joints from marrow; it is able to judge the desires and thoughts of the heart.

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he gave us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

John 1:13

-- children not born by human parents or by human desire or a husband's decision, but by God.

John 3:3

Jesus replied, "I tell you the solemn truth, unless a person is born from above, he cannot see the kingdom of God."

James 1:18

By his sovereign plan he gave us birth through the message of truth, that we would be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.

Jeremiah 23:28

Let the prophet who has had a dream go ahead and tell his dream. Let the person who has received my message report that message faithfully. What is like straw cannot compare to what is like grain! I, the Lord, affirm it!

Malachi 2:3

I am about to discipline your children and will spread offal on your faces, the very offal produced at your festivals, and you will be carried away along with it.

Matthew 24:35

Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.

John 1:3

All things were created by him, and apart from him not one thing was created that has been created.

John 3:5

Jesus answered, "I tell you the solemn truth, unless a person is born of water and spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.

John 6:63

The Spirit is the one who gives life; human nature is of no help! The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and are life.

Romans 1:23

and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for an image resembling mortal human beings or birds or four-footed animals or reptiles.

1 Corinthians 15:53-54

For this perishable body must put on the imperishable, and this mortal body must put on immortality.

1 Peter 1:25

but the word of the Lord endures forever. And this is the word that was proclaimed to you.

1 John 3:9

Everyone who has been fathered by God does not practice sin, because God's seed resides in him, and thus he is not able to sin, because he has been fathered by God.

1 John 5:18

We know that everyone fathered by God does not sin, but God protects the one he has fathered, and the evil one cannot touch him.

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