Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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;

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

Darby Translation

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

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 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. 12 Conduct yourselves honorably among the Gentiles, so that in a case where they speak against you as those who do what is evil, they will, by observing your good works, glorify God on the day of visitation.



Cross References

James 4:1

What is the source of wars and fights among you? Don’t they come from the cravings that are at war within you?

Romans 8:13

for if you live according to the flesh, you are going to die. But if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.

Galatians 5:24

Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.

Leviticus 25:23

“The land is not to be permanently sold because it is Mine, and you are only foreigners and temporary residents on My land.

Psalm 39:12

“Hear my prayer, Lord,
and listen to my cry for help;
do not be silent at my tears.
For I am a foreigner residing with You,
a temporary resident like all my fathers.

Romans 12:1

Therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God; this is your spiritual worship.

Galatians 5:16-21

I say then, walk by the Spirit and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.

2 Timothy 2:22

Flee from youthful passions, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.

Hebrews 11:13

These all died in faith without having received the promises, but they saw them from a distance, greeted them, and confessed that they were foreigners and temporary residents on the earth.

1 Peter 1:17

And if you address as Father the One who judges impartially based on each one’s work, you are to conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your temporary residence.

1 Peter 4:2

in order to live the remaining time in the flesh, no longer for human desires, but for God’s will.

1 John 2:15-17

Do not love the world or the things that belong to the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him.

Genesis 23:4

“I am a foreign resident among you. Give me a burial site among you so that I can bury my dead.”

Genesis 47:9

Jacob said to Pharaoh, “My pilgrimage has lasted 130 years. My years have been few and hard, and they have not surpassed the years of my fathers during their pilgrimages.”

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we live before You as foreigners and temporary residents in Your presence as were all our ancestors. Our days on earth are like a shadow, without hope.

Psalm 119:19

I am a stranger on earth;
do not hide Your commands from me.

Psalm 119:54

Your statutes are the theme of my song
during my earthly life.

Luke 21:34

“Be on your guard, so that your minds are not dulled from carousing, drunkenness, and worries of life, or that day will come on you unexpectedly

Acts 15:20

but instead we should write to them to abstain from things polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from eating anything that has been strangled, and from blood.

Acts 15:29

that you abstain from food offered to idols, from blood, from eating anything that has been strangled, and from sexual immorality. You will do well if you keep yourselves from these things.Farewell.

Romans 7:23

But I see a different law in the parts of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and taking me prisoner to the law of sin in the parts of my body.

Romans 13:13-14

Let us walk with decency, as in the daylight: not in carousing and drunkenness; not in sexual impurity and promiscuity; not in quarreling and jealousy.

2 Corinthians 5:20

Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, certain that God is appealing through us. We plead on Christ’s behalf, “Be reconciled to God.”

2 Corinthians 6:1

Working together with Him, we also appeal to you, “Don’t receive God’s grace in vain.”

2 Corinthians 7:1

Therefore, dear friends, since we have such promises, let us cleanse ourselves from every impurity of the flesh and spirit, completing our sanctification in the fear of God.

Ephesians 4:1

Therefore I, the prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk worthy of the calling you have received,

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who want to be rich fall into temptation, a trap, and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge people into ruin and destruction.

1 Timothy 6:9

But those who want to be rich fall into temptation, a trap, and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge people into ruin and destruction.

1 Peter 1:1

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ:To the temporary residents dispersed in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, chosen

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