Parallel Verses

Worsley New Testament

Dearly beloved, I exhort you as strangers and sojourners here, to abstain from carnal 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 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.

John Wesley New Testament

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

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;

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 heretofore were not a people, but are now the people of God: who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy. 11 Dearly beloved, I exhort you as strangers and sojourners here, to abstain from carnal lusts, which war against the soul: 12 having a good conversation among the Gentiles; that whereas they speak against you as evil-doers, they may glorify God in the day of their visitation, on account of the good works which they behold in you.



Cross References

James 4:1

Whence come wars and fightings among you? Come they not hence? even of your carnal appetites making war in your bodies?

Romans 8:13

for if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die; but if by the Spirit ye mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live.

Galatians 5:24

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

Galatians 5:24

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

Galatians 5:24

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

Romans 12:1

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, and well-pleasing to God, as your rational service.

Galatians 5:16-21

I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye will not fulfil the desire of the flesh:

2 Timothy 2:22

Flee youthful passions: and follow righteousness, fidelity, love, and peace, with all those that call upon the Lord out of a pure heart:

Hebrews 11:13

These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but seen them from afar, and been persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and sojourners on the earth.

1 Peter 1:17

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

1 Peter 4:2

that he should no longer live the rest of his time in the flesh according to the lusts of men, but after the will of God.

1 John 2:15-17

Love not the world, nor the things that are in the world; for if any one love the world to excess, the love of the Father is not in him.

1 John 2:15

Love not the world, nor the things that are in the world; for if any one love the world to excess, the love of the Father is not in him.

1 John 2:15

Love not the world, nor the things that are in the world; for if any one love the world to excess, the love of the Father is not in him.

1 John 2:15

Love not the world, nor the things that are in the world; for if any one love the world to excess, the love of the Father is not in him.

1 John 2:15

Love not the world, nor the things that are in the world; for if any one love the world to excess, the love of the Father is not in him.

1 John 2:15

Love not the world, nor the things that are in the world; for if any one love the world to excess, the love of the Father is not in him.

Luke 21:34

Take heed to yourselves, least at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting and drunkenness, and the cares of life, and so that day should come upon you unawares:

Acts 15:20

that they abstain from the pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from what is strangled, and from blood.

Acts 15:29

That ye abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from what has been strangled, and from fornication: from which ye will do well to keep yourselves. Farewel.

Romans 7:23

but I perceive another law in my body warring against the law of my mind, and captivating me to the law of sin, which is in my body.

Romans 13:13-14

Let us behave decently as being in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in lewdness and lasciviousness, not in strife and envying.

2 Corinthians 5:20

We are therefore ambassadors for Christ, and as God exhorteth you by us, we intreat you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 6:1

And we co-operating with Him do also exhort you that ye receive not the grace of God in vain:

2 Corinthians 7:1

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

Ephesians 4:1

I therefore, a prisoner for the sake of the Lord, exhort you to walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all humility and meekness;

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But they, that will be rich, fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into ruin and perdition.

1 Timothy 6:9

But they, that will be rich, fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into ruin and perdition.

1 Peter 1:1

Peter an apostle of Jesus Christ to the strangers who are dispersed through Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia,

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