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1 Peter 2:1-3 New King James Version (NKJV)

Our Inheritance Through Christ’s Blood

Therefore, laying aside all malice, all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and all evil speaking, as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow [a]thereby, if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is gracious.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Peter 2:2 NU adds up to salvation
New King James Version (NKJV)

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1 Peter 2:1-3 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

As Newborn Babes

Therefore, rid yourselves of all [a]malice and all deceit and [b]hypocrisy and [c]envy and all [d]slander, and like newborn babies, long for the [e]pure [f]milk of the word, so that by it you may grow [g]in respect to salvation, if you have tasted [h]the kindness of the Lord.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Peter 2:1 Or wickedness
  2. 1 Peter 2:1 plural nouns
  3. 1 Peter 2:1 plural nouns
  4. 1 Peter 2:1 plural nouns
  5. 1 Peter 2:2 Or unadulterated
  6. 1 Peter 2:2 Or spiritual (Gr logikos) milk, so
  7. 1 Peter 2:2 Or up to salvation
  8. 1 Peter 2:3 Lit that the Lord is kind
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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1 Peter 2:1-3 Amplified Bible (AMP)

As Newborn Babes

So put aside every trace of malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander and hateful speech; like newborn babies [you should] long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it you may be nurtured and grow in respect to salvation [its ultimate fulfillment], if in fact you have [already] tasted [a]the goodness and gracious kindness of the Lord.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Peter 2:3 Lit that the Lord is kind.
Amplified Bible (AMP)

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1 Peter 2:1-3 New International Version (NIV)

Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind. Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, now that you have tasted that the Lord is good.

New International Version (NIV)

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1 Peter 2:1-3 King James Version (KJV)

Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings,

As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:

If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.

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