Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For this is contained in Scripture:
Behold, I lay in Zion a choice stone, a precious corner stone,
And he who believes in Him will not be disappointed.”

King James Version

Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believeth on him shall not be confounded.

Holman Bible

For it is contained in Scripture:

Look! I lay a stone in Zion,
a chosen and honored cornerstone,
and the one who believes in Him
will never be put to shame!

International Standard Version

This is why it says in Scripture: "Look! I am laying a chosen, precious cornerstone in Zion. The one who believes in him will never be ashamed."

A Conservative Version

It is therefore contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Zion a chief corner stone, chosen, precious. And he who believes in him will, no, not be shamed.

American Standard Version

Because it is contained in scripture, Behold, I lay in Zion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: And he that believeth on him shall not be put to shame.

Amplified

For this is contained in Scripture:Behold, I am laying in Zion a chosen stone, a precious (honored) Cornerstone,
And he who believes in Him [whoever adheres to, trusts in, and relies on Him] will never be disappointed [in his expectations].”

An Understandable Version

For it says in the Scripture [Isa. 28:16], "Look, I am placing a stone in [the city of] Zion [i.e., Jerusalem]. It is a specially selected, very valuable cornerstone. And the person who trusts in the Him [i.e., the One represented by this stone] will never have to suffer shame [i.e., because of unforgiven sin being brought up against him]."

Anderson New Testament

For it is contained in the scripture: Behold, I lay in Zion a chief corner-stone, chosen, precious; and he that believes on him shall not be ashamed.

Bible in Basic English

Because it is said in the Writings, See, I am placing a keystone in Zion, of great and special value; and the man who has faith in him will not be put to shame.

Common New Testament

For it stands in scripture: "Behold, I lay in Zion a stone, a cornerstone chosen and precious, and he who believes in him will not be put to shame."

Daniel Mace New Testament

wherefore it is said in the scripture, I lay in Sion the principal stone of the angle, a choice one of great value: he that

Darby Translation

Because it is contained in the scripture: Behold, I lay in Zion a corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believes on him shall not be put to shame.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Wherefore, it is contained in the scripture, "Behold I lay in Zion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: whoever trusts in it, shall not be ashamed."

Godbey New Testament

Because it runs thus in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Zion a chief cornerstone, elect, precious: and the one believing on him can not be ashamed.

Goodspeed New Testament

For it says in Scripture, "Here I lay a choice stone in Zion, a costly cornerstone; No one who believes in it will ever be disappointed!"

John Wesley New Testament

Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold I lay in Sion a chief corner stone, elect, precious, and he that believeth on him shall not be confounded.

Julia Smith Translation

Wherefore also it holds in the writing, Behold, I place in Zion a corner stone, chosen, highly valued: and he believing on him shall not be ashamed.

King James 2000

Therefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Zion a chief cornerstone, elect, precious: and he that believes on him shall not be confounded.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For it stands in scripture, "Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a chosen [and] precious cornerstone, and the one who believes in him will never be put to shame."

Modern King James verseion

Therefore also it is contained in the Scripture: "Behold, I lay in Zion a chief corner Stone, elect, precious, and he who believes on Him shall never be ashamed."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore it is contained in the scripture, "Behold, I put in Zion a head cornerstone, elect and precious: and he that believeth on him shall not be ashamed."

Moffatt New Testament

For thus it stands in the scripture: Here I lay a Stone in Sion, a choice, a precious cornerstone: he who believes in him will never be disappointed.

Montgomery New Testament

For, as Scripture says. Behold, I lay in Zion a chief corner-stone, elect, precious, And he who believes on Him shall never be put to shame.

NET Bible

For it says in scripture, "Look, I lay in Zion a stone, a chosen and priceless cornerstone, and whoever believes in him will never be put to shame."

New Heart English Bible

Because it is contained in Scripture, "Behold, I lay in Zion a chief cornerstone, chosen, and precious: He who believes in him will not be put to shame."

Noyes New Testament

Because it is contained in the Scripture: "Behold, I lay in Zion a chief cornerstone, chosen, honored; and he that believeth in him shall not be put to shame."

Sawyer New Testament

for it is said in the Scripture, Behold, I lay in Zion a chief corner stone, elect, precious, and he that believes on him shall not be ashamed.

The Emphasized Bible

Inasmuch as it is contained in scripture - Lo! I lay in Zion an outmost corner stone, chosen, held in honour, and, he that resteth faith thereupon, shall not be put to shame.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, "Behold, I lay in Sion a cornerstone, elect, precious, and the believer on him shall never be confounded."

Twentieth Century New Testament

For there is a passage of Scripture that runs-- 'See, I am placing in Zion a choice and precious corner-stone; And he who believes in him shall have no cause for shame.'

Webster

Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion a chief corner-stone, elect, precious: and he that believeth on him shall not be confounded.

Weymouth New Testament

For it is contained in Scripture, "See, I am placing on Mount Zion a Cornerstone, chosen, and held in honour, and he whose faith rests on Him shall never have reason to feel ashamed."

Williams New Testament

It must be so, because the Scriptures say: "Here now I lay in Zion a chosen stone, a costly cornerstone, And not a single one who puts his trust in Him will ever be put to shame."

World English Bible

Because it is contained in Scripture, "Behold, I lay in Zion a chief cornerstone, chosen, and precious: He who believes in him will not be disappointed."

Worrell New Testament

Because it is contained in Scripture, "Behold, I lay in Zion a Chief Corner-Stone, Elect, Precious; and he who believes on Him shall in nowise be put to shame."

Worsley New Testament

Whence also it is said in scripture, Behold I lay in Sion a chief corner-stone, choice and precious: and he that confideth on it shall not be ashamed.

Youngs Literal Translation

Wherefore, also, it is contained in the Writing: 'Lo, I lay in Zion a chief corner-stone, choice, precious, and he who is believing on him may not be put to shame;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
διό 
Dio 
Usage: 52


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

it is contained
περιέχω 
Periecho 
Usage: 3

in
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

the scripture
γραφή 
Graphe 
Usage: 37

ἰδού 
Idou 
behold, lo, see
Usage: 140

I lay
τίθημι 
Tithemi 
Usage: 71

Σιών 
Sion 
Usage: 7

ἀκρογωνιαῖος 
Akrogoniaios 
Usage: 2

λίθος 
Lithos 
Usage: 41

ἐκλεκτός 
Eklektos 
Usage: 14

ἔντιμος 
Entimos 
Usage: 4

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

on
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

him

Usage: 0

καταισχύνω 
Kataischuno 
Usage: 13

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 1 Peter 2:6

Images 1 Peter 2:6

Prayers for 1 Peter 2:6

Context Readings

A Living Stone, A Chosen People

5 ye also, as living stones, are built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, well pleasing to God by Jesus, the Christ. 6 For this is contained in Scripture:
Behold, I lay in Zion a choice stone, a precious corner stone,
And he who believes in Him will not be disappointed.”
7 Unto you, therefore, who believe he is precious; but unto those who are disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner,



Cross References

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation: he that believes shall not make haste.

Romans 9:32-33

Why? Because they followed it not by faith but, as it were, by the works (of the law); therefore, they stumbled on the stumblingstone;

Ephesians 2:20

and are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone,

Psalm 89:19

Then thou didst speak in vision to thy holy one and didst say, I have laid help upon one that is mighty; I have exalted one chosen out of my people.

Psalm 40:14

Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my life to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil.

Isaiah 41:11

Behold, all those that were incensed against thee shall be ashamed and confounded; they shall be as nothing; and those that strive with thee shall perish.

Isaiah 42:1

Behold my slave, whom I uphold; my elect, in whom my soul delights; I have put my Spirit upon him; he shall give judgment unto the Gentiles.

Isaiah 45:16-17

They shall be ashamed and also confounded, all of them; all the makers of idols shall go forth ashamed.

Isaiah 50:7

For the Lord GOD will help me; therefore, I was not ashamed; therefore, I have set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed.

Isaiah 54:4

Fear not; for thou shalt not be ashamed: neither be thou confounded; for thou shalt not be put to shame: for thou shalt forget the shame of thy youth, and shalt not remember the reproach of thy widowhood any more.

Daniel 10:21

But I will interpret unto thee that which is written in the scripture of truth: and there is no one that holds with me in these things, but Michael your prince.

Zechariah 10:4

Out of him shall come the corner, out of him the stake, out of him the battle bow, out of him also every oppressor.

Matthew 12:18

Behold my servant, whom I have chosen, my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased; I will put my Spirit upon him, and he shall declare judgment unto the Gentiles.

Mark 12:10

And have ye not read this scripture: The stone which the builders rejected is placed as the head of the corner;

Luke 23:35

And the people stood beholding. And the princes also with them derided him, saying, He saved others; let him save himself if he is the Christ, the chosen of God.

John 7:38

He that believes in me, as the scripture has said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.

Acts 1:16

Men and brethren, this scripture must needs have been fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit by the mouth of David spoke before concerning Judas, who was guide to those that took Jesus.

Romans 10:11

For the scripture says, Whosoever believes on him shall not be ashamed.

Ephesians 1:4

according as he has chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blemish before him in charity;

2 Timothy 3:16

All scripture is given by inspiration of God and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness,

1 Peter 2:4

coming unto whom (is the living Stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious),

2 Peter 1:20

understanding this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.

2 Peter 3:16

in almost all his epistles, speaking in them of these things, among which are some things that are hard to understand, which those that are ignorant and unstable twist, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.

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