Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

To you therefore who believe is the preciousness, but for men who disobey, A stone that the builders rejected, this became the head of the corner,

New American Standard Bible

This precious value, then, is for you who believe; but for those who disbelieve,
The stone which the builders rejected,
This became the very corner stone,”

King James Version

Unto you therefore which believe he is precious: but unto them which be disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner,

Holman Bible

So honor will come to you who believe, but for the unbelieving,

The stone that the builders rejected—
this One has become the cornerstone,

International Standard Version

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,

American Standard Version

For you therefore that believe is the preciousness: but for such as disbelieve, The stone which the builders rejected, The same was made the head of the corner;

Amplified

This precious value, then, is for you who believe [in Him as God’s only Son—the Source of salvation]; but for those who disbelieve,The [very] stone which the builders rejected
Has become the chief Cornerstone,”

An Understandable Version

To those of you who believe in Him then, this "Stone" is [very] precious. But to those who do not believe [Psa. 118:22 says], "The stone which those in charge of the building project have rejected has been made the principal stone for aligning the whole structure."

Anderson New Testament

To you, then, who believe, is this preciousness: but the stone which the builders rejected, has become the head of the corner,

Bible in Basic English

And the value is for you who have faith; but it is said for those without faith, The very stone which the builders put on one side, was made the chief stone of the building;

Common New Testament

To you therefore who believe, this is precious, but for those who do not believe, "The very stone which the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone,"

Daniel Mace New Testament

trusts thereon shall not be confounded. it will prove an honour to you, who believe; but to the incredulous, the same stone, which is the chief of the angle,

Darby Translation

To you therefore who believe is the preciousness; but to the disobedient, the stone which the builders cast away as worthless, this is become head of the corner,

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

To you, then, who trust, it is precious; but to unbelieving- a stone which the builders rejected, which has become the head of the corner-

Godbey New Testament

Therefore to you who believe he is precious: but to the unbelievers, the stone which the builders rejected, the same has become the head of the corner, and the stone of stumbling, and the rock of offence,

Goodspeed New Testament

It is you, therefore, who believe who see its value, but for men who do not believe, "The stone which the builders refused has been made a cornerstone,"

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore to you who believe, he is precious: but to them who believe not, The stone which the builders rejected is become the head of the corner.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore honour to you believing: and to the unbelieving, the stone which the builders disapproved of has become the head of the corner,

King James 2000

Unto you therefore who believe he is precious: but unto them who are disobedient, the stone which the builders rejected, the same is made the head of the corner,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore the honor [is] for you who believe, but for those who refuse to believe, "The stone that the builders rejected, this one has become {the cornerstone},"

Modern King James verseion

Therefore to you who believe is the honor. But to those who are disobedient, He is the Stone which the builders rejected; this One came to be the Head of the corner,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Unto you therefore which believe is he precious: but unto them which believe not, the stone which the builders refused, the same is made the headstone in the corner

Moffatt New Testament

Now you believe, you hold him 'precious,' but as for the unbelieving ??the very stone the builders rejected is now the cornerstone,

Montgomery New Testament

For you, then, that believe, is the preciousness; but for those who do not believe, A stone which the builders rejected, The same has become the head stone of the corner,

NET Bible

So you who believe see his value, but for those who do not believe, the stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone,

New Heart English Bible

For you who believe therefore is the honor, but for those who do not believe, "The stone which the builders rejected, has become the chief cornerstone,"

Noyes New Testament

To you therefore who believe, is the honor; but to the disobedient, "the stone which the builders rejected, the same hath become the cornerstone,"

Sawyer New Testament

To you therefore who believe he is precious; but to the disobedient, the stone which the builders rejected has become the head of a corner

The Emphasized Bible

Unto you, then, is the honour - unto you who believe; but, unto such as disbelieve, The stone which the builders rejected, - The same, hath become head of the corner,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

By you therefore who believe is he honoured: but respecting the disobedient, "the stone which the builders rejected, this very stone is become the head of the corner,

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is to you, then, who believe in him that he is precious, but to those who do not believe he is 'a stone which, though rejected by the builders, has now itself become the corner-stone,'

Webster

To you therefore who believe he is precious: but to them who are disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner,

Weymouth New Testament

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

Williams New Testament

So to you who put your trust in Him the honor belongs, but to those who fail to trust Him: "That stone which then the builders threw away Has now become the cornerstone,"

World English Bible

For you who believe therefore is the honor, but for those who are disobedient, "The stone which the builders rejected, has become the chief cornerstone,"

Worrell New Testament

To you, therefore, who believe is the preciousness; but to those who disbelieve, a stone which the builders rejected, this was made into a head of a corner,"

Worsley New Testament

To you therefore who believe it is precious: but to them that are disobedient, the stone which the builders rejected is become the head of the corner,

Youngs Literal Translation

to you, then, who are believing is the preciousness; and to the unbelieving, a stone that the builders disapproved of, this one did become for the head of a corner,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417



ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 0
Usage: 980

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

he is precious
τιμή 
Time 
Usage: 43

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

ἀπειθέω 
Apeitheo 
Usage: 16

the stone
λίθος 
Lithos 
Usage: 41

the builders
οἰκοδομέω 
Oikodomeo 
Usage: 22

ἀποδοκιμάζω 
Apodokimazo 
Usage: 4

the same
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

is made
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

the head
κεφαλή 
Kephale 
Usage: 63

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 2:7

Images 1 Peter 2:7

Prayers for 1 Peter 2:7

Context Readings

A Living Stone, A Chosen People

6 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. 7 To you therefore who believe is the preciousness, but for men who disobey, A stone that the builders rejected, this became the head of the corner, 8 and, A stone of stumbling and a rock of offense, men who stumble at the word, being disobedient, for which also they were set.



Cross References

Psalm 118:22-23

The stone which the builders rejected has become the head of the corner.

Matthew 21:42

Jesus says to them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone that those who build rejected, this came to be in the head of the corner. This happened from Lord, and it is marvelous in our eyes?

1 Peter 2:8

and, A stone of stumbling and a rock of offense, men who stumble at the word, being disobedient, for which also they were set.

Mark 12:10-11

And have ye not read this scripture: The stone that those who build rejected, this came to be into the head of the corner.

Acts 4:11-12

This is the stone that was rejected by you who build, which became into the head of the corner.

Luke 2:32

a light for enlightenment of Gentiles, and glory of thy people Israel.

Luke 20:17

But having looked upon them, he said, What then is this that is written, The stone that those who build rejected, this became the head of the corner?

John 4:42

And they said to the woman, We no longer believe because of thy speaking, for we have heard ourselves, and know that this really is the Savior of the world, the Christ.

John 6:68-69

Simon Peter therefore answered him, Lord, to whom will we go? Thou have sayings of eternal life.

Acts 26:19

Whereupon, king Agrippa, I did not become disobedient to the heavenly vision,

Romans 10:21

But to Israel he says, The whole day I stretched forth my hands to a disobedient and rebellious people.

Romans 15:31

So that I may be rescued from those who are disobedient in Judea, and that my service for Jerusalem may become acceptable to the sanctified,

2 Corinthians 2:16

to the one an odor of death for death, and to the other an aroma of life for life. And who is adequate for these things?

Philippians 3:7-10

But whatever was gain to me, these things I regarded loss because of the Christ.

Colossians 2:10

And ye are men who have been made full in him, who is the head of every principal office and position of authority.

Titus 3:3

For we also were formerly foolish, disobedient, being led astray, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in evil and envy, hateful, hating each other.

Hebrews 4:11

Let us therefore be diligent to enter into that rest, so that not any man may fall by the same example of disobedience.

Hebrews 11:31

By faith Rahab the harlot was not destroyed with those who were disobedient, having received the spies with peace.

1 Peter 1:8

Whom, not having seen, ye love, in whom, not now seeing but believing, ye exult in inexpressible and glorified joy,

1 Peter 1:8-16

Whom, not having seen, ye love, in whom, not now seeing but believing, ye exult in inexpressible and glorified joy,

Isaiah 28:5

In that day LORD of hosts will become a crown of glory, and a diadem of beauty, to the residue of his people,

Haggai 2:7

And I will shake all nations, and the precious things of all nations shall come, and I will fill this house with glory, says LORD of hosts.

Zechariah 4:7

Who are thou, O great mountain? Before Zerubbabel [thou shall become] a plain, and he shall bring forth the top stone with shoutings of Grace, grace, to it.

Matthew 13:44-46

Again the kingdom of the heavens is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man having found, he hid. And from the joy of it, he goes and sells all, as many things as he has, and buys that field.

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