Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Beloved, I exhort you, as strangers and sojourners, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

New American Standard Bible

Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against the soul.

King James Version

Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

Holman Bible

Dear friends, I urge you as aliens and temporary residents to abstain from fleshly desires that war against you.

International Standard Version

Dear friends, I urge you as aliens and exiles to keep on abstaining from the desires of the flesh that wage war against the soul.

A Conservative Version

Beloved, I beseech you as aliens and sojourners, to abstain from the fleshly lusts, which war against the soul.

American Standard Version

Beloved, I beseech you as sojourners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly lust, which war against the soul;

Amplified

Beloved, I implore you as aliens and strangers and exiles [in this world] to abstain from the sensual urges (the evil desires, the passions of the flesh, your lower nature) that wage war against the soul.

An Understandable Version

My dearly loved ones, I urge you, as a people who are foreigners and strangers [in this world], do not give in to sinful desires, which wage war against the soul.

Anderson New Testament

Beloved, I beseech you, as strangers and sojourners, that you keep yourselves from fleshly desires, which war against the soul,

Bible in Basic English

My loved ones, I make this request with all my heart, that, as those for whom this world is a strange country, you will keep yourselves from the desires of the flesh which make war against the soul;

Common New Testament

Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against your soul.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but at present have obtain'd it. I exhort you, my dear brethren, as strangers and travellers to avoid all sensual passions, as destructive to your

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Beloved, I beseech you, as sojourners and travelers, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul.

Godbey New Testament

Beloved, I exhort you as pilgrims and strangers, to abstain from the carnal desire which wars against the soul;

Goodspeed New Testament

Dear friends, I beg you, as aliens and exiles here, not to indulge the physical cravings that are at war with the soul.

John Wesley New Testament

Beloved, I beseech you as sojourners and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly desires,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from the carnal desires which war against the soul

Julia Smith Translation

Dearly beloved, I beseech as sojourners and strangers, to keep off from fleshly passions, which war against the soul;

King James 2000

Dearly beloved, I beseech you as aliens and exiles, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Dear friends, I urge [you] as foreigners and temporary residents to abstain from fleshly desires which wage war against your soul,

Modern King James verseion

Dearly beloved, I exhort you as temporary residents and pilgrims to abstain from fleshly lusts which war against the soul,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers, and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts which fight against the soul,

Moffatt New Testament

Beloved, as sojourners and exiles I appeal to you to abstain from the passions of the flesh that wage war upon the soul.

Montgomery New Testament

I beseech you, beloved, as pilgrims and exiles, to abstain from passions of the flesh that war upon your souls.

NET Bible

Dear friends, I urge you as foreigners and exiles to keep away from fleshly desires that do battle against the soul,

New Heart English Bible

Beloved, I beg you as foreigners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

Noyes New Testament

Beloved, I exhort you, as sojourners and strangers, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

Sawyer New Testament

BELOVED, I exhort you as strangers and foreigners, abstain from carnal desires, which war against the soul,

The Emphasized Bible

Beloved! I exhort you, as sojourners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly covetings, such as take the field against the soul;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Beloved, I exhort you, as strangers and sojourners, Abstain from carnal lusts, which war against the soul;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Dear friends, I urge you, as pilgrims and strangers upon earth, to refrain from indulging the cravings of your earthly nature, for they make war upon the soul.

Webster

Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

Weymouth New Testament

Dear friends, I entreat you as pilgrims and foreigners not to indulge the cravings of your lower natures: for all such cravings wage war upon the soul.

Williams New Testament

Dearly beloved, I beg you as aliens and exiles to keep on abstaining from the evil desires of your lower nature, because they are always at war with the soul.

World English Bible

Beloved, I beg you as foreigners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

Worrell New Testament

Beloved, I beseech you as sojourners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly desires, which, indeed, war against the soul;

Worsley New Testament

Dearly beloved, I exhort you as strangers and sojourners here, to abstain from carnal lusts, which war against the soul:

Youngs Literal Translation

Beloved, I call upon you, as strangers and sojourners, to keep from the fleshly desires, that war against the soul,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
G27
ἀγαπητός 
Agapetos 
Usage: 60

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

you as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

πάροικος 
Paroikos 
Usage: 4

and

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

παρεπίδημος 
Parepidemos 
Usage: 3

ἀπέχομαι 
Apechomai 
Usage: 6

σαρκικός 
Sarkikos 
Usage: 11

ἐπιθυμία 
Epithumia 
Usage: 35

ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

war
στρατεύομαι 
Strateuomai 
Usage: 7

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 2:11

Images 1 Peter 2:11

Context Readings

A Call To Good Works

10 who once were not a people, but now God's people; who were not enjoying mercy, but now have found mercy. 11 Beloved, I exhort you, as strangers and sojourners, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul; 12 having your conversation honest among the Gentiles, that as to that in which they speak against you as evildoers, they may through your good works, themselves witnessing them, glorify God in the day of visitation.



Cross References

James 4:1

Whence come wars and whence fightings among you? Is it not thence, from your pleasures, which war in your members?

Romans 8:13

for if ye live according to flesh, ye are about to die; but if, by the Spirit, ye put to death the deeds of the body, ye shall live:

Galatians 5:24

But they that are of the Christ have crucified the flesh with the passions and the lusts.

Leviticus 25:23

And the land shall not be sold for ever; for the land is mine; for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.

Psalm 39:12

Hear my prayer, Jehovah, and give ear unto my cry; be not silent at my tears: for I am a stranger with thee, a sojourner, like all my fathers.

Romans 12:1

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the compassions of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your intelligent service.

Galatians 5:16-21

But I say, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall no way fulfil flesh's lust.

2 Timothy 2:22

But youthful lusts flee, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those that call upon the Lord out of a pure heart.

Hebrews 11:13

All these died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them from afar off and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and sojourners on the earth.

1 Peter 1:17

And if ye invoke as Father him who, without regard of persons, judges according to the work of each, pass your time of sojourn in fear,

1 Peter 4:2

no longer to live the rest of his time in the flesh to men's lusts, but to God's will.

1 John 2:15-17

Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any one love the world, the love of the Father is not in him;

Genesis 23:4

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you; give me a possession of a sepulchre with you, that I may bury my dead from before me.

Genesis 47:9

And Jacob said to Pharaoh, The days of the years of my sojourning are a hundred and thirty years. Few and evil have been the days of the years of my life, and they do not attain to the days of the years of the life of my fathers, in the days of their sojourning.

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no hope of life.

Psalm 119:19

I am a stranger in the land; hide not thy commandments from me.

Psalm 119:54

Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.

Luke 21:34

But take heed to yourselves lest possibly your hearts be laden with surfeiting and drinking and cares of life, and that day come upon you suddenly unawares;

Acts 15:20

but to write to them to abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from what is strangled, and from blood.

Acts 15:29

to abstain from things sacrificed to idols, and from blood, and from what is strangled, and from fornication; keeping yourselves from which ye will do well. Farewell.

Romans 7:23

but I see another law in my members, warring in opposition to the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which exists in my members.

Romans 13:13-14

As in the day, let us walk becomingly; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and lasciviousness, not in strife and emulation.

2 Corinthians 5:20

We are ambassadors therefore for Christ, God as it were beseeching by us, we entreat for Christ, Be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 6:1

But as fellow-workmen, we also beseech that ye receive not the grace of God in vain:

2 Corinthians 7:1

Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us purify ourselves from every pollution of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in God's fear.

Ephesians 4:1

I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you therefore to walk worthy of the calling wherewith ye have been called,

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many unwise and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and ruin.

1 Timothy 6:9

But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many unwise and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and ruin.

1 Peter 1:1

Peter, apostle of Jesus Christ, to the sojourners of the dispersion of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

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