Parallel Verses

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.

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—

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,

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,

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 if you have had any experience of the goodness of the Lord. 4 Come to Him, the ever-living Stone, rejected indeed by men as worthless, but in God's esteem chosen and held in honour. 5 And be yourselves also like living stones that are being built up into a spiritual house, to become a holy priesthood to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.



Cross References

1 Peter 2:7

To you believers, therefore, that honour belongs; but for unbelievers-- "A Stone which the builders rejected has been made the Cornerstone,"

1 Peter 2:7-23

To you believers, therefore, that honour belongs; but for unbelievers-- "A Stone which the builders rejected has been made the Cornerstone,"

1 Peter 2:7-15

To you believers, therefore, that honour belongs; but for unbelievers-- "A Stone which the builders rejected has been made the Cornerstone,"

1 Peter 2:7

To you believers, therefore, that honour belongs; but for unbelievers-- "A Stone which the builders rejected has been made the Cornerstone,"

1 Peter 2:7

To you believers, therefore, that honour belongs; but for unbelievers-- "A Stone which the builders rejected has been made the Cornerstone,"

1 Peter 2:7

To you believers, therefore, that honour belongs; but for unbelievers-- "A Stone which the builders rejected has been made the Cornerstone,"

1 Peter 2:7

To you believers, therefore, that honour belongs; but for unbelievers-- "A Stone which the builders rejected has been made the Cornerstone,"

1 Peter 2:7

To you believers, therefore, that honour belongs; but for unbelievers-- "A Stone which the builders rejected has been made the Cornerstone,"

1 Peter 2:7

To you believers, therefore, that honour belongs; but for unbelievers-- "A Stone which the builders rejected has been made the Cornerstone,"

1 Peter 2:7

To you believers, therefore, that honour belongs; but for unbelievers-- "A Stone which the builders rejected has been made the Cornerstone,"

1 Peter 2:7

To you believers, therefore, that honour belongs; but for unbelievers-- "A Stone which the builders rejected has been made the Cornerstone,"

Matthew 11:28

"Come to me, all you toiling and burdened ones, and *I* will give you rest.

Matthew 12:18

"This is My servant whom I have chosen, My dearly loved One in whom My soul takes pleasure. I will put My spirit upon Him, and He will announce justice to the nations.

Matthew 21:42

"Have you never read in the Scriptures," said Jesus, "'The Stone which the builders rejected has been made the Cornerstone: this Cornerstone came from the Lord, and is wonderful in our eyes'?

Mark 12:10-11

"Have you not read even this passage," He added, "'The stone which the builders rejected has become the Cornerstone:

Luke 20:17-18

He looked at them and said, "What then does that mean which is written, "'The Stone which the builders rejected has been made the cornerstone'?

John 5:26

For just as the Father has life in Himself, so He has also given to the Son to have life in Himself.

John 5:40

and yet you are unwilling to come to me that you may have Life.

John 6:37

Every one whom the Father gives me will come to me, and him who comes to me I will never on any account drive away.

John 6:57

As the ever-living Father has sent me, and I live because of the Father, so also he who eats me will live because of me.

John 11:25-26

"I am the Resurrection and the Life," said Jesus; "he who believes in me, even if he has died, he shall live;

John 14:6

"I am the Way," replied Jesus, "and the Truth and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

John 14:19

Yet a little while and the world will see me no more, but you will see me: because I live, you also shall live.

Acts 4:11-12

This Jesus is the Stone treated with contempt by you the builders, but it has been made the Cornerstone.

Romans 5:10

For if while we were hostile to God we were reconciled to Him through the death of His Son, it is still more certain that now that we are reconciled, we shall obtain salvation through Christ's life.

Colossians 3:4

When Christ appears--He is our true Life--then you also will appear with Him in glory.

1 Peter 1:7

The sorrow comes in order that the testing of your faith--being more precious than that of gold, which perishes and yet is proved by fire--may be found to result in praise and glory and honour at the re-appearing of Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 1:19

but with the precious blood of Christ--as of an unblemished and spotless lamb.

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a bondservant and Apostle of Jesus Christ: To those to whom there has been allotted the same precious faith as that which is ours through the righteousness of our God and of our Saviour Jesus Christ.

2 Peter 1:4

It is by means of these that He has granted us His precious and wondrous promises, in order that through them you may, one and all, become sharers in the very nature of God, having completely escaped the corruption which exists in the world through earthly cravings.

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