Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 continually wandering like [so many] sheep, but now you have come back to the Shepherd and Guardian 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.

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
For
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 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

are
ἐπιστρέφω 
Epistrepho 
Usage: 29

now
νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

ἐπιστρέφω 
Epistrepho 
Usage: 29

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

the Shepherd
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

References

Images 1 Peter 2:25

Prayers for 1 Peter 2:25

Context Readings

Submission Of Slaves To Masters

24 Who himself took up our sins in his body upon the tree, so that we, having died to sins, might live to the righteousness of him from whose wound ye were healed. 25 For ye were like sheep going astray, but now were returned to the Shepherd and Guardian of your souls.



Cross References

Isaiah 53:6

All we like sheep have gone astray. We have turned every one to his own way, and LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.

Psalm 119:176

I have gone astray like a lost sheep. Seek thy servant, for I do not forget thy commandments.

Ezekiel 34:6

My sheep wandered through all the mountains, and upon every high hill. Yea, my sheep were scattered upon all the face of the earth, and there was none who searched or sought.

Luke 15:4-6

What man of you, having a hundred sheep, and having lost one of them, does not leave behind the ninety-nine in the wilderness, and go for that which was 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 is made known, ye will receive the unfading crown of glory.

Psalm 23:1-3

LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want.

Psalm 80:1

Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou who lead Joseph like a flock. Thou who sit [above] the cherubim, shine forth.

Song of Songs 1:7-8

Tell me, O thou whom my soul loves, where thou feed [thy flock], where thou make [it] to rest at noon. For why should I be as she who is veiled beside the flocks of thy companions?

Isaiah 40:11

He will feed his flock like a shepherd. He will gather the lambs in his arm, and carry them in his bosom, [and] will gently lead those who have their young.

Jeremiah 23:2

Therefore thus says LORD, the God of Israel, against the shepherds who feed my people: Ye have scattered my flock, and driven them away, and have not visited them. Behold, I will visit upon you the evil of your doings, says LORD.

Ezekiel 34:11-16

For thus says lord LORD: Behold, I myself, even I, will search for my sheep, and will seek them out.

Ezekiel 34:23-24

And I will set up one shepherd over them, and he shall feed them, even my servant David. He shall feed them, and he shall be their shepherd.

Ezekiel 37:24

And my servant David shall be king over them, and they all shall have one shepherd. They shall also walk in my ordinances, and observe my statutes, and do them.

Zechariah 13:7

Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man who is my companion, says LORD of hosts. Smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered. And I will turn my hand upon the little ones.

Matthew 9:36

But when he saw the multitudes, he felt compassion for them, because they were troubled and dejected, as sheep having no shepherd.

Matthew 18:12

What does it seem to you? If it happens a hundred sheep are with some man, and one of them went astray, after going (having left the ninety-nine on the mountains), does he not seek the one going astray?

Acts 20:28

Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit placed you guardians, to tend the church of the Lord and God, which he purchased by his own blood.

Hebrews 3:1

Because of which, holy brothers, companions of a heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our affirmation, Jesus Christ,

Hebrews 13:20

Now the God of peace, who brought up from the dead the great shepherd of the sheep by the blood of an eternal covenant--our Lord Jesus--

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