Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For you were continually straying like sheep, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Guardian of your souls.

King James Version

For ye were as sheep going astray; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.

Holman Bible

For you were like sheep going astray, but you have now returned to the shepherd and guardian of your souls.

International Standard Version

You were "like sheep that kept going astray," but now you have returned to the shepherd and overseer of your souls.

A Conservative Version

For ye were like sheep going astray, but now were returned to the Shepherd and Guardian of your souls.

American Standard Version

For ye were going astray like sheep; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.

Amplified

For you were going astray like [so many] sheep, but now you have come back to the Shepherd and Guardian ( the Bishop) of your souls.

An Understandable Version

For you people were wandering away like sheep, but have now returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.

Anderson New Testament

For you were like sheep that had gone astray; but now you have returned to the shepherd and bishop of your souls.

Bible in Basic English

Because, like sheep, you had gone out of the way; but now you have come back to him who keeps watch over your souls.

Common New Testament

For you were straying like sheep, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Guardian of your souls.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for you were as sheep going astray, but now you are brought back to the pastor and overseer of your souls.

Darby Translation

For ye were going astray as sheep, but have now returned to the shepherd and overseer of your souls.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

For you were as sheep going astray, but are now returned to the Shepherd, and Overseer of your souls.

Godbey New Testament

For you have wandered away like sheep; but you have now turned to the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.

Goodspeed New Testament

For you were astray like sheep, but now you have returned to the shepherd and guardian of your souls.

John Wesley New Testament

For ye were as sheep going astray, but are now returned to the shepherd and bishop of your souls.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For ye were as sheep that had gone astray, but are now converted unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.

Julia Smith Translation

For ye were as sheep going astray; but now have turned about to the Shepherd and inspector of your souls.

King James 2000

For you were as sheep going astray; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For you were going astray like sheep, but you have turned back now to the shepherd and guardian of your souls.

Modern King James verseion

For you were as sheep going astray, but now you are turned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For ye were as sheep going astray: but are now returned unto the shepherd, and bishop of your souls.

Moffatt New Testament

You were astray like sheep, but you have come back now to the Shepherd and Guardian of your souls.

Montgomery New Testament

For you were straying like lost sheep, but you are now returned to the Shepherd and Guardian of your souls.

NET Bible

For you were going astray like sheep but now you have turned back to the shepherd and guardian of your souls.

New Heart English Bible

For you were going astray like sheep; but now have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.

Noyes New Testament

For ye were going astray like sheep; but ye have now returned to the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.

Sawyer New Testament

For you were like lost sheep, but are now returned to the shepherd and bishop of your souls.

The Emphasized Bible

For ye were as sheep going astray, but have now turned back unto the shepherd and overseer of your souls.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For ye were as sheep wandering astray; but are now returned unto the pastor and bishop of your souls.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Once you were straying like sheep, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Guardian of your souls.

Webster

For ye were as sheep going astray; but are now returned to the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.

Weymouth New Testament

For you were straying like lost sheep, but now you have come back to the Shepherd and Protector of your souls.

Williams New Testament

for once you were going astray like sheep, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of Your souls.

World English Bible

For you were going astray like sheep; but now have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.

Worrell New Testament

For, as sheep, ye were going astray; but now ye returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.

Worsley New Testament

For ye were as sheep going astray; but are now turned unto the shepherd and bishop of your souls.

Youngs Literal Translation

for ye were as sheep going astray, but ye turned back now to the shepherd and overseer of your souls.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ye were
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

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

πρόβατον 
Probaton 
Usage: 9

πλανάω 
Planao 
deceive, err, go astray, seduce, wander, be out of the way
Usage: 25

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461

ἐπιστρέφω 
Epistrepho 
Usage: 29

νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

ἐπιστρέφω 
Epistrepho 
Usage: 29

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

ποιμήν 
Poimen 
Usage: 9

and

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

ἐπίσκοπος 
Episkopos 
Usage: 5

of your
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

Images 1 Peter 2:25

Prayers for 1 Peter 2:25

Context Readings

Submission Of Slaves To Masters

24 and He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sin and live to righteousness; for by His wounds you were healed. 25 For you were continually straying like sheep, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Guardian of your souls.



Cross References

Isaiah 53:6

All of us like sheep have gone astray, Each of us has turned to his own way; But the LORD has caused the iniquity of us all To fall on Him.

Psalm 119:176

I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek Your servant, For I do not forget Your commandments.

Ezekiel 34:6

"My flock wandered through all the mountains and on every high hill; My flock was scattered over all the surface of the earth, and there was no one to search or seek for them."'"

Luke 15:4-6

"What man among you, if he has a hundred sheep and has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open pasture and go after the one which is lost until he finds it?

John 10:11-16

"I am the good shepherd; the good shepherd lays down His life for the sheep.

1 Peter 5:4

And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.

Psalm 23:1-3

The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want.

Psalm 80:1

Oh, give ear, Shepherd of Israel, You who lead Joseph like a flock; You who are enthroned above the cherubim, shine forth!

Song of Songs 1:7-8

"Tell me, O you whom my soul loves, Where do you pasture your flock, Where do you make it lie down at noon? For why should I be like one who veils herself Beside the flocks of your companions?"

Isaiah 40:11

Like a shepherd He will tend His flock, In His arm He will gather the lambs And carry them in His bosom; He will gently lead the nursing ewes.

Jeremiah 23:2

Therefore thus says the LORD God of Israel concerning the shepherds who are tending My people: "You have scattered My flock and driven them away, and have not attended to them; behold, I am about to attend to you for the evil of your deeds," declares the LORD.

Ezekiel 34:11-16

For thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I Myself will search for My sheep and seek them out.

Ezekiel 34:23-24

"Then I will set over them one shepherd, My servant David, and he will feed them; he will feed them himself and be their shepherd.

Ezekiel 37:24

"My servant David will be king over them, and they will all have one shepherd; and they will walk in My ordinances and keep My statutes and observe them.

Zechariah 13:7

"Awake, O sword, against My Shepherd, And against the man, My Associate," Declares the LORD of hosts "Strike the Shepherd that the sheep may be scattered; And I will turn My hand against the little ones.

Matthew 9:36

Seeing the people, He felt compassion for them, because they were distressed and dispirited like sheep without a shepherd.

Matthew 18:12

"What do you think? If any man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go and search for the one that is straying?

Acts 20:28

"Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.

Hebrews 3:1

Therefore, holy brethren, partakers of a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the Apostle and High Priest of our confession;

Hebrews 13:20

Now the God of peace, who brought up from the dead the great Shepherd of the sheep through the blood of the eternal covenant, even Jesus our Lord,

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