Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

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

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 continually wandering like [so many] sheep, but now you have come back to the Shepherd and Guardian 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 Jesus took upon Himself our sins [when] His body was placed upon the cross so that we, [through] dying to [i.e., giving up] the sinful life, would live for righteousness. You were healed [from your sins] by His being brutally treated. 25 For you people were wandering away like sheep, but have now returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.



Cross References

Luke 15:4-6

"Which one of you who has a hundred sheep, and loses one of them, would not leave the ninety-nine in a deserted place and go looking for the lost one until he finds it?

John 10:11-16

"I am the good shepherd; and a good shepherd [is willing] to die for the sheep.

1 Peter 5:4

And when the Supreme Shepherd [i.e., Jesus] comes back, you will receive [for your effort] a glorious crown [of reward] that will never fade away [Note: The idea of "fading away" is suggested by the laurel wreath bestowed on the winner of an athletic contest].

1 Peter 5:4-3

And when the Supreme Shepherd [i.e., Jesus] comes back, you will receive [for your effort] a glorious crown [of reward] that will never fade away [Note: The idea of "fading away" is suggested by the laurel wreath bestowed on the winner of an athletic contest].

1 Peter 5:4

And when the Supreme Shepherd [i.e., Jesus] comes back, you will receive [for your effort] a glorious crown [of reward] that will never fade away [Note: The idea of "fading away" is suggested by the laurel wreath bestowed on the winner of an athletic contest].

1 Peter 5:4-8

And when the Supreme Shepherd [i.e., Jesus] comes back, you will receive [for your effort] a glorious crown [of reward] that will never fade away [Note: The idea of "fading away" is suggested by the laurel wreath bestowed on the winner of an athletic contest].

1 Peter 5:4

And when the Supreme Shepherd [i.e., Jesus] comes back, you will receive [for your effort] a glorious crown [of reward] that will never fade away [Note: The idea of "fading away" is suggested by the laurel wreath bestowed on the winner of an athletic contest].

1 Peter 5:4

And when the Supreme Shepherd [i.e., Jesus] comes back, you will receive [for your effort] a glorious crown [of reward] that will never fade away [Note: The idea of "fading away" is suggested by the laurel wreath bestowed on the winner of an athletic contest].

1 Peter 5:4-16

And when the Supreme Shepherd [i.e., Jesus] comes back, you will receive [for your effort] a glorious crown [of reward] that will never fade away [Note: The idea of "fading away" is suggested by the laurel wreath bestowed on the winner of an athletic contest].

1 Peter 5:4-24

And when the Supreme Shepherd [i.e., Jesus] comes back, you will receive [for your effort] a glorious crown [of reward] that will never fade away [Note: The idea of "fading away" is suggested by the laurel wreath bestowed on the winner of an athletic contest].

1 Peter 5:4

And when the Supreme Shepherd [i.e., Jesus] comes back, you will receive [for your effort] a glorious crown [of reward] that will never fade away [Note: The idea of "fading away" is suggested by the laurel wreath bestowed on the winner of an athletic contest].

1 Peter 5:4

And when the Supreme Shepherd [i.e., Jesus] comes back, you will receive [for your effort] a glorious crown [of reward] that will never fade away [Note: The idea of "fading away" is suggested by the laurel wreath bestowed on the winner of an athletic contest].

Matthew 9:36

But when He saw the large crowds He felt compassion for them because they were distressed and disoriented like sheep without a shepherd.

Matthew 18:12

What do you think? If anyone had a hundred sheep, and one of them wandered away, would he not leave the ninety-nine [safe ones] and go to the mountains looking for the one that wandered away?

Acts 20:28

So, pay close attention to your [own] lives, and to all [members] of the flock [i.e., the congregation] of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers [i.e., elders, shepherds or pastors]. Provide [spiritual] food for the church of the Lord which He purchased by [shedding] His own blood.

Hebrews 3:1

Therefore, holy brothers [and sisters], who have been called [by God] to share in heaven, think about Jesus, the Apostle and Head Priest, whom we have confessed [as Savior].

Hebrews 13:20

Now may the God of peace, who brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great Shepherd of the sheep [i.e., the church], through the blood of the never ending Agreement [i.e., Christ's blood],

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