Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Surely you have tasted that the Lord is good!

New American Standard Bible

if you have tasted the kindness of the Lord.

King James Version

If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.

Holman Bible

since you have tasted that the Lord is good.

A Conservative Version

if indeed ye have tasted that the Lord is excellent.

American Standard Version

if ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious:

Amplified

if in fact you have [already] tasted the goodness and gracious kindness of the Lord.

An Understandable Version

since you have experienced the goodness of the Lord [i.e., that the Lord is good].

Anderson New Testament

if; indeed, you have tasted that the Lord is gracious.

Bible in Basic English

If you have had a taste of the grace of the Lord:

Common New Testament

for you have tasted the kindness of the Lord.

Daniel Mace New Testament

adhere to him as to a living stone,

Darby Translation

if indeed ye have tasted that the Lord is good.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Because, indeed, you have tasted that the Lord is good;

Godbey New Testament

if you have tasted that the Lord is good.

Goodspeed New Testament

since you have tasted the Lord's kindness.

John Wesley New Testament

If ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious:

Julia Smith Translation

If ye have tasted that the Lord is good.

King James 2000

If so be you have tasted that the Lord is gracious.

Lexham Expanded Bible

if you have tasted that the Lord [is] kind,

Modern King James verseion

if truly you have tasted that the Lord is gracious.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If so be that ye have tasted how pleasant the Lord is,

Moffatt New Testament

You have had a taste of the kindness of the Lord:

Montgomery New Testament

since you have tasted that the Lord is gracious.

NET Bible

if you have experienced the Lord's kindness.

New Heart English Bible

if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is gracious:

Noyes New Testament

if indeed ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.

Sawyer New Testament

if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good.

The Emphasized Bible

If ye have tasted for yourselves that, gracious, is the Lord, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

if so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.

Twentieth Century New Testament

since 'you have found by experience that the Lord is kind.'

Webster

If indeed ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.

Weymouth New Testament

if you have had any experience of the goodness of the Lord.

Williams New Testament

since you have learned by experience that the Lord is kind.

World English Bible

if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is gracious:

Worrell New Testament

if ye tasted that the Lord is gracious;

Worsley New Testament

for ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious;

Youngs Literal Translation

if so be ye did taste that the Lord is gracious,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If so be
εἴπερ 
Ei per 
if so be that, though, seeing, if so be
Usage: 6

γεύομαι 
Geuomai 
Usage: 11

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 2:3

References

Images 1 Peter 2:3

Prayers for 1 Peter 2:3

Context Readings

Chosen As Living Stones

2 Like newborn babies, thirst for the pure milk of the word so that by it you may grow in your salvation. 3 Surely you have tasted that the Lord is good! 4 As you come to him, the living stone who was rejected by people but was chosen and precious in God's sight,


Cross References

Psalm 34:8

Taste and see that the LORD is good! How blessed is the person who trusts in him!

Psalm 9:10

Those who know your name will trust you, for you have not forsaken those who seek you, LORD.

Psalm 24:8

Who is the King of Glory? The LORD strong and mighty, the LORD, mighty in battle.

Psalm 63:5

Just as I am satisfied with the choicest of foods, so my lips will praise you joyfully.

Song of Songs 2:3

Like an apple tree among the trees of the forest, so is my beloved among the young men. In his shade I take delight and sit down, and his fruit is sweet to my taste.

Zechariah 9:17

For how great is his goodness, and how great is his beauty! Grain will make the young men thrive, and new wine the virgins.

Hebrews 6:5-6

who have tasted the goodness of God's word and the powers of the coming age,

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