Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Once you were not a people,
but now you are God’s people;
you had not received mercy,
but now you have received mercy.

New American Standard Bible

for you once were NOT A PEOPLE, but now you are THE PEOPLE OF GOD; you had NOT RECEIVED MERCY, but now you have RECEIVED MERCY.

King James Version

Which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

International Standard Version

Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God. Once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.

A Conservative Version

Men formerly not a people, but now are a people of God. Men who had not obtained mercy, but who now have obtained mercy.

American Standard Version

who in time past were no people, but now are the people of God: who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

Amplified

Once you were not a people [at all], but now you are God's people; once you were unpitied, but now you are pitied and have received mercy.

An Understandable Version

At one time you [Gentiles] were not a [chosen] people, but now you are God's [special] people. Once you had not received [His] mercy, but now you have received it.

Anderson New Testament

who formerly were not a people, but now are the people of God; who had not received mercy, but now have received mercy.

Bible in Basic English

In the past you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; then there was no mercy for you, but now mercy has been given to you.

Common New Testament

Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.

Daniel Mace New Testament

of darkness into his marvellous light: you, who formerly were not a people, but are now the people of God, who had not obtained mercy,

Darby Translation

who once were not a people, but now God's people; who were not enjoying mercy, but now have found mercy.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

who formerly were not a people, but now are a people of God; who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

Godbey New Testament

who at one time were no people, but now you are the people of God: who had not obtained mercy, lint just now having received mercy.

Goodspeed New Testament

you who were once "no people" but are now "God's people"; once "unpitied" but now "pitied indeed."

John Wesley New Testament

who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ye who in the time past were not a people, but are now the people of God, who in the time past had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

Julia Smith Translation

Who once not a people, and now the people of God: they not commiserated, and now commiserated.

King James 2000

Who in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

who once [were] not a people, but now [are] the people of God, the ones [who were] not shown mercy, but now are shown mercy.

Modern King James verseion

you who then were not a people, but now the people of God, those not pitied then, but now pitied.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which in time past were not a people, yet are now the people of God, which were not under mercy: but now have obtained mercy.

NET Bible

You once were not a people, but now you are God's people. You were shown no mercy, but now you have received mercy.

New Heart English Bible

who once were not a people, but now are God's people, who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

Noyes New Testament

who once were not a people, but are now the people of God; who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

Sawyer New Testament

who formerly were not a people, but now are a people of God, who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

The Emphasized Bible

Who, at one time, were a No-people, but, now, are a people of God, - who had not been enjoying mercy, but, now, have received mercy.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

who in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God; who had not obtained mercy, but are now the objects of mercy.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Once you were 'not a people,' but now you are 'God's People'; once you 'had not found mercy,' but now you 'have found mercy.'

Webster

Who in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

Weymouth New Testament

Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God. Once you had not found mercy, but now you have.

Williams New Testament

Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once His mercy had not been shown you, but now it has.

World English Bible

who in time past were no people, but now are God's people, who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

Worrell New Testament

who once were not a people, but are now God's people; who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

Worsley New Testament

who heretofore were not a people, but are now the people of God: who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

Youngs Literal Translation

who were once not a people, and are now the people of God; who had not found kindness, and now have found kindness.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

in time past
ποτέ 
Pote 
in time past, at any time, in times past, sometimes, sometime, once, not tr,
Usage: 28

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

a people
λαός 
Laos 
Usage: 137

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

νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

the people
λαός 
Laos 
Usage: 137

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

had
ἐλεέω 
Eleeo 
Usage: 26

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

now
νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 2:10

Images 1 Peter 2:10

Prayers for 1 Peter 2:10

Context Readings

A Living Stone, A Chosen People

9 But you are a chosen race,a royal priesthood,
a holy nation,a people for His possession,
so that you may proclaim the praises
of the One who called you out of darkness
into His marvelous light.
10 Once you were not a people,
but now you are God’s people;
you had not received mercy,
but now you have received mercy.
11 Dear friends, I urge you as strangers and temporary residents to abstain from fleshly desires that war against you.



Cross References

Hosea 1:9-10

Then the Lord said:Name him Not My People,
for you are not My people,
and I will not be your God.

Hosea 2:23

I will sow her in the land for Myself,
and I will have compassion
on No Compassion;
I will say to Not My People:
You are My people,
and he will say, “You are My God.”

Romans 9:25-26

As He also says in Hosea:I will call Not My People, My People,
and she who is Unloved, Beloved.

Romans 10:19

But I ask, “Did Israel not understand?” First, Moses said:I will make you jealous
of those who are not a nation;
I will make you angry by a nation
that lacks understanding.

Romans 11:6-7

Now if by grace, then it is not by works; otherwise grace ceases to be grace.

Romans 11:30

As you once disobeyed God, but now have received mercy through their disobedience,

1 Corinthians 7:25

About virgins: I have no command from the Lord, but I do give an opinion as one who by the Lord’s mercy is trustworthy.

1 Timothy 1:13

one who was formerly a blasphemer, a persecutor, and an arrogant man. But I received mercy because I acted out of ignorance in unbelief.

Hebrews 4:16

Therefore let us approach the throne of grace with boldness, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us at the proper time.

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