Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

As you come to him, the living stone who was rejected by people but was chosen and precious in God's sight,

New American Standard Bible

And coming to Him as to a living stone which has been rejected by men, but is choice and precious in the sight of God,

King James Version

To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious,

Holman Bible

Coming to Him, a living stone—rejected by men but chosen and valuable to God—

A Conservative Version

Coming to whom, a living stone, rejected indeed by men, but with God chosen, precious,

American Standard Version

unto whom coming, a living stone, rejected indeed of men, but with God elect, precious,

Amplified

Come to Him [the risen Lord] as to a living Stone which men rejected and threw away, but which is choice and precious in the sight of God.

An Understandable Version

You should come to Him, who is a living stone, rejected by people, but chosen as precious in God's sight.

Anderson New Testament

Coming to him as to a living stone, rejected indeed by man, but in the sight of God, chosen and precious,

Bible in Basic English

To whom you come, as to a living stone, not honoured by men, but of great and special value to God;

Common New Testament

As you come to him, the living Stone rejected by men but chosen and precious in the sight of God

Daniel Mace New Testament

which however rejected it is by men, is the precious stone, which God has chosen: and

Darby Translation

To whom coming, a living stone, cast away indeed as worthless by men, but with God chosen, precious,

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

to whom coming, as to a living stone, rejected indeed by men, but chosen by God, and precious;

Godbey New Testament

Unto whom going forth, to a living stone, indeed rejected by men, but elect with God, precious,

Goodspeed New Testament

Come to him, as to a living stone rejected by men, but chosen and prized in the sight of God,

John Wesley New Testament

To whom coming as unto a living stone, rejected indeed by men,

Julia Smith Translation

To whom approaching, a living stone, truly disapproved of by men, and chosen by God, highly valued,

King James 2000

To whom coming, as unto a living stone, rejected indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious,

Lexham Expanded Bible

to whom you are drawing near, a living stone rejected by men but chosen [and] precious in the sight of God.

Modern King James verseion

For having been drawn to Him, a living Stone, indeed rejected by men, but elect, precious with God;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

to whom ye come as unto a living stone, disallowed of men, but chosen of God and precious:

Moffatt New Testament

come to him then ??come to that living Stone which men have rejected and God holds choice and precious,

Montgomery New Testament

Come to him then, that living Stone, rejected indeed by men, but chosen by God, and precious.

NET Bible

So as you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but chosen and priceless in God's sight,

New Heart English Bible

coming to him, a living stone, rejected indeed by men, but chosen by God, precious.

Noyes New Testament

To whom coming, a living stone, rejected indeed by men, but in the sight of God chosen, honored,

Sawyer New Testament

To whom coming, a living stone, rejected indeed by men but approved by God, elect, precious,

The Emphasized Bible

Unto whom coming near, as unto a living stone - by men, indeed, rejected, but, with God, chosen, held in honour,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Whom approaching, as the living stone, rejected indeed of men, but elect of God, and honourable,

Twentieth Century New Testament

Come to Him, then, as to a living stone, rejected, indeed, by men, but in God's eyes choice and precious;

Webster

To whom coming as to a living stone, disallowed indeed by men, but chosen by God, and precious,

Weymouth New Testament

Come to Him, the ever-living Stone, rejected indeed by men as worthless, but in God's esteem chosen and held in honour.

Williams New Testament

Keep on coming to Him, as to a living stone, rejected by men but chosen by God and precious in His sight,

World English Bible

coming to him, a living stone, rejected indeed by men, but chosen by God, precious.

Worrell New Testament

to Whom coming, a Living Stone, rejected, indeed, by men, but with God Elect, Precious,

Worsley New Testament

to whom coming as to a living stone, rejected indeed by men, but chosen of God,

Youngs Literal Translation

to whom coming -- a living stone -- by men, indeed, having been disapproved of, but with God choice, precious,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
To
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

προσέρχομαι 
Proserchomai 
come, come to, come unto, go to, go unto, draw near,
Usage: 79

as unto a living
ζάω 
Zao 
live, be alive, alive, quick, lively, not tr, , vr live
Usage: 115

λίθος 
Lithos 
Usage: 41

ἀποδοκιμάζω 
Apodokimazo 
Usage: 4

μέν 
men 
indeed, verily, truly, not tr,
Usage: 63

of
ὑπό 
Hupo 
παρά 
Para 
of, by, under, with, in, not tr,
of, with, from, by ... side, at, than,
Usage: 188
Usage: 145

men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἐκλεκτός 
Eklektos 
Usage: 14

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

References

Images 1 Peter 2:4

Prayers for 1 Peter 2:4

Context Readings

A Living Stone, A Chosen People

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, 5 you, too, as living stones, are building yourselves up into a spiritual house and a holy priesthood, so that you may offer spiritual sacrifices that are acceptable to God through Jesus, the Messiah.



Cross References

1 Peter 2:7

Therefore he is precious to you who believe, but to those who do not believe, "The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone,

Psalm 118:22-23

The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.

Isaiah 8:14-15

Then he will be a sanctuary, but for both houses of Israel he'll also be a stone with which someone strikes himself, a rock one stumbles over, a trap and a snare to those who live in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 28:16

therefore this is what the LORD God says: "Look! I am laying a foundation stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone for a sure foundation: Whoever believes firmly will not act hastily.

Isaiah 42:1

"Here is my servant, whom I support, my chosen one, in whom I delight. I've placed my Spirit upon him; and he'll deliver his justice throughout the world.

Isaiah 55:3

Pay attention to me, come to me; and listen, so that you may live; then I'll make an everlasting covenant with you, as promised by my faithful, sure love for David.

Jeremiah 3:22

"Turn back, unfaithful people, and I'll heal your unfaithfulness." "Look, we're coming to you because you are the LORD our God.

Daniel 2:34

"As you were watching, a rock was quarried but not with human hands and it struck the iron and clay feet of the statue, breaking them to pieces.

Daniel 2:45

Now, just as you saw that the stone was cut out of the mountain without human hands and that it crushed the iron, bronze, clay, silver, and gold to pieces so also the great God has revealed to the king what will take place after this. Your dream will come true, and its meaning will prove trustworthy."

Zechariah 3:9

Look, the stone that I put in place in Joshua's presence on that one stone are seven eyes. And look, I will do the engraving myself,' declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "and I will remove the perversity of that land in a single day.

Zechariah 4:7

"Who are you, great mountain? You will become a plain in Zerubbabel's presence, and he will position the capstone, exulting over it, "How beautiful! How beautiful!"'"

Matthew 11:28

"Come to me, all of you who are weary and loaded down with burdens, and I will give you rest.

Matthew 12:18

"Here is my Servant whom I have chosen, whom I love, and with whom I am pleased! I will put my Spirit on him, and he will proclaim justice to unbelievers.

Matthew 21:42

Jesus asked them, "Have you never read in the Scriptures, "The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. This was the Lord's doing, and it is amazing in our eyes.'?

Mark 12:10-11

Haven't you ever read this Scripture: "The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.

Luke 20:17-18

But Jesus looked at them and asked, "What does this text mean: "The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone'?

John 5:26

Just as the Father has life in himself, so also he has granted the Son to have life in himself,

John 5:40

But you are not willing to come to me to have life.

John 6:37

Everything the Father gives me will come to me, and I'll never turn away the one who comes to me.

John 6:57

Just as the living Father sent me and I live because of the Father, so the one who feeds on me will also live because of me.

John 11:25-26

Jesus told her, "I am the resurrection and the life. The person who believes in me, even though he dies, will live.

John 14:6

Jesus told him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

John 14:19

"In a little while the world will no longer see me, but you will see me. Because I live, you will live also.

Acts 4:11-12

He is "the stone that was rejected by you builders, which has become the cornerstone.'

Romans 5:10

For if, while we were enemies, we were reconciled to God through the death of his Son, how much more, having been reconciled, will we be saved by his life!

Colossians 3:4

When the Messiah, who is your life, is revealed, then you, too, will be revealed with him in glory.

1 Peter 1:7

so that your genuine faith, which is more valuable than gold that perishes when tested by fire, may result in praise, glory, and honor when Jesus, the Messiah, is revealed.

1 Peter 1:19

but with the precious blood of the Messiah, like that of a lamb without blemish or defect.

2 Peter 1:1

From: Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus, the Messiah. To: Those who have received faith that is as valuable as ours through the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus the Messiah.

2 Peter 1:4

Through these he has given us his precious and wonderful promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, seeing that you have escaped the corruption that is in the world caused by evil desires.

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