Parallel Verses

John Wesley New Testament

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

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 strangers 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 urge you as aliens and strangers [in this world] to abstain from the sensual urges [those dishonorable desires] 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.

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,

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 had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy. 11 Beloved, I beseech you as sojourners and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly desires, 12 which war against the soul, Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles, that whereas they speak against you as evil-doers, they may by your good works which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.



Cross References

James 4:1

From whence come wars and fightings among you? Is it not hence, from your pleasures that war in your members?

Romans 8:13

For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die; but if ye through the Spirit mortify the deeds of the flesh, ye shall live.

Galatians 5:24

And they that are Christ's, have crucified the flesh with its affections and desires.

Galatians 5:24

And they that are Christ's, have crucified the flesh with its affections and desires.

Galatians 5:24

And they that are Christ's, have crucified the flesh with its affections and desires.

Romans 12:1

I exhort you therefore, brethren, by the tender mercies of God, to present your bodies unto God, a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable, which is your reasonable service.

Galatians 5:16-21

I say then, walk by the Spirit, and fulfil not the desire of the flesh.

2 Timothy 2:22

Flee also youthful desires; but follow after righteousness, faith, love, peace with them 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 afar off, and embraced them, and confest that they were strangers and sojourners on the earth.

1 Peter 1:17

And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning in fear:

1 Peter 4:2

(for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin) That ye may no longer live the rest of your time in the flesh, to the desire of men, but to the will of God.

1 John 2:15-17

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world: if any one love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

1 John 2:15

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world: if any one love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

1 John 2:15

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world: if any one love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

1 John 2:15

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world: if any one love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

1 John 2:15

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world: if any one love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

1 John 2:15

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world: if any one love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Luke 21:34

But take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overloaded with gluttony, and drunkenness, and the cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

Acts 15:20

But that we write to them, to abstain from things offered to idols and fornication, and things strangled and blood.

Acts 15:29

and things strangled and fornication; from which keeping yourselves ye will do well. Fare ye well.

Romans 7:23

But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and captivating me to the law of sin, which is in my members.

Romans 13:13-14

Let us walk decently, as in the day; not in banqueting and drunken entertainments, not in uncleannesses and wantonness, not in strife and envy.

2 Corinthians 5:20

Therefore we are embassadors for Christ, as though God were intreating by us: we beseech you, in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 6:1

We then, as fellow-labourers, do also exhort you, not to receive the grace of God in vain.

2 Corinthians 7:1

Having therefore, beloved, these promises, let us cleanse ourselves from all pollution of the flesh and of the spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Ephesians 4:1

I therefore the prisoner of the Lord beseech you, to walk worthy of the calling wherewith ye are called,

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But they that desire to be rich, fall into temptation, and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful desires, which plunge men into destruction and perdition.

1 Timothy 6:9

But they that desire to be rich, fall into temptation, and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful desires, which plunge men into destruction and perdition.

1 Peter 1:1

Peter an Apostle of Jesus Christ to the sojourners scattered thro' Pontus,

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