Parallel Verses

NET Bible

if you have experienced the Lord's kindness.

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.

International Standard Version

Surely 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.

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,

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 And yearn like newborn infants for pure, spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up to salvation, 3 if you have experienced the Lord's kindness. 4 So as you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but chosen and priceless in God's sight,


Cross References

Psalm 34:8

Taste and see that the Lord is good! How blessed is the one who takes shelter in him!

Psalm 9:10

Your loyal followers trust in you, for you, Lord, do not abandon those who seek your help.

Psalm 24:8

Who is this majestic king? The Lord who is strong and mighty! The Lord who is mighty in battle!

Psalm 63:5

As if with choice meat you satisfy my soul. My mouth joyfully praises you,

Song of Songs 2:3

The Beloved about Her Lover: Like an apple tree among the trees of the forest, so is my beloved among the young men. I delight to sit in his shade, and his fruit is sweet to my taste.

Zechariah 9:17

How precious and fair! Grain will make the young men flourish and new wine the young women.

Hebrews 6:5-6

tasted the good word of God and the miracles of the coming age,

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