1 Peter 1:2
Good News Translation
You were chosen according to the purpose of God the Father and were made a holy people by his Spirit, to obey Jesus Christ and be purified by his blood. May grace and peace be yours in full measure.

Contemporary English Version
God the Father decided to choose you as his people, and his Spirit has made you holy. You have obeyed Jesus Christ and are sprinkled with his blood. I pray that God will be kind to you and will keep on giving you peace!

Douay-Rheims Bible
According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, unto the sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ. Grace unto you and peace be multiplied.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, unto the sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ. Grace unto you and peace be multiplied.

Elect.

1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen generation, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a purchased people: that you may declare his virtues, who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:

Deuteronomy 7:6 Because thou art a holy people to the Lord thy God. The Lord thy God hath chosen thee, to be his peculiar people of all peoples that are upon the earth.

Isaiah 65:9,22 And I will bring forth a seed out of Jacob, and out of Juda a possessor of my mountains: and my elect shall inherit it, and my servants shall dwell there. . . .

Matthew 24:22,24,31 And unless those days had been shortened, no flesh should be saved: but for the sake of the elect those days shall be shortened. . . .

Mark 13:20,22,27 And unless the Lord had shortened the days, no flesh should be saved: but, for the sake of the elect which he hath chosen, he hath shortened the days. . . .

Luke 18:7 And will not God revenge his elect who cry to him day and night? And will he have patience in their regard?

John 15:16-19 You have not chosen me: but I have chosen you; and have appointed you, that you should go and should bring forth fruit; and your fruit should remain: that whatsoever you shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you. . . .

Romans 8:29,33 For whom he foreknew, he also predestinated to be made conformable to the image of his Son: that he might be the Firstborn amongst many brethren. . . .

Romans 11:2,5-7,28 God hath not cast away his people which he foreknew. Know you not what the scripture saith of Elias, how he calleth on God against Israel? . . .

Ephesians 1:4,5 As he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and unspotted in his sight in charity. . . .

Colossians 3:12 Put ye on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, the bowels of mercy, benignity, humility, modesty, patience:

2 Timothy 2:10 Therefore I endure all things for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with heavenly glory.

Titus 1:1 Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of the elect of God and the acknowledging of the truth, which is according to godliness:

2 John 1:1,13 The Ancient to the lady Elect and her children, whom I love in the truth: and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth, . . .

the foreknowledge.

Acts 2:23 This same being delivered up, by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, you by the hands of wicked men have crucified and slain.

Acts 15:18 To the Lord was his own work known from the beginning of the world.

Romans 8:29,30 For whom he foreknew, he also predestinated to be made conformable to the image of his Son: that he might be the Firstborn amongst many brethren. . . .

Romans 9:23,24 That he might shew the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy which he hath prepared unto glory? . . .

Romans 11:2 God hath not cast away his people which he foreknew. Know you not what the scripture saith of Elias, how he calleth on God against Israel?

sanctification.

Acts 20:32 And now I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, who is able to build up and to give an inheritance among all the sanctified.

Romans 15:16 That I should be the minister of Christ Jesus among the Gentiles: sanctifying the gospel of God, that the oblation of the Gentiles may be made acceptable and sanctified in the Holy Ghost.

1 Corinthians 1:30 But of him are you in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom and justice and sanctification and redemption:

1 Corinthians 6:11 And such some of you were. But you are washed: but you are sanctified: but you are justified: in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ and the Spirit of our God.

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unto.

1 Peter 1:22 Purifying your souls in the obedience of charity, with a brotherly love, from a sincere heart love one another earnestly:

Romans 1:5 By whom we have received grace and apostleship for obedience to the faith, in all nations, for his name:

Romans 8:13 For if you live according to the flesh, you shall die: but if by the Spirit you mortify the deeds of the flesh, you shall live.

Romans 16:19,26 For your obedience is published in every place. I rejoice therefore in you. But I would have you to be wise in good and simple in evil. . . .

2 Corinthians 10:5 And every height that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God: and bringing into captivity every understanding unto the obedience of Christ:

Hebrews 5:9 And being consummated, he became, to all that obey him, the cause of eternal salvation:

sprinkling.

Hebrews 9:19-22 For when every commandment of the law had been read by Moses to all the people, he took the blood of calves and goats, with water, and scarlet wool and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book itself and all the people. . . .

Hebrews 11:28 By faith he celebrated the pasch and the shedding of the blood: that he who destroyed the firstborn might not touch them.

Hebrews 12:24 And to Jesus the mediator of the new testament, and to the sprinkling of blood which speaketh better than that of Abel.

Grace.

Romans 1:7 To all that are at Rome, the beloved of God, called to be saints. Grace to you and peace, from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ.

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be.

Isaiah 55:7 Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unjust man his thoughts, and let him return to the Lord, and he will have mercy on him, and to our God: for he is bountiful to forgive.

*marg:

Daniel 4:1 I, Nabuchodonosor, was at rest in my house, and flourishing in my palace:

Daniel 6:25 Then king Darius wrote to all people, tribes, and languages, dwelling in the whole earth: PEACE be multiplied unto you.

2 Peter 1:2 Grace to you and peace be accomplished in the knowledge of God and of Christ Jesus our Lord.

Jude 1:2 Mercy unto you and peace: and charity be fulfilled.

Context
Greetings from Peter
1Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers dispersed through Pontus, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, elect, 2According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, unto the sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ. Grace unto you and peace be multiplied. 3Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy hath regenerated us unto a lively hope, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead:…
Cross References
Leviticus 1:5
And he shall immolate the calf before the Lord: and the priests the sons of Aaron shall offer the blood thereof, pouring it round about the altar, which is before the door of the tabernacle.

Daniel 6:25
Then king Darius wrote to all people, tribes, and languages, dwelling in the whole earth: PEACE be multiplied unto you.

Romans 8:29
For whom he foreknew, he also predestinated to be made conformable to the image of his Son: that he might be the Firstborn amongst many brethren.

2 Thessalonians 2:13


Hebrews 10:22
Let us draw near with a true heart, in fulness of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with clean water.

Hebrews 12:24
And to Jesus the mediator of the new testament, and to the sprinkling of blood which speaketh better than that of Abel.

1 Peter 1:14
As children of obedience, not fashioned according to the former desires of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:19
But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb unspotted and undefiled

1 Peter 1:20
Foreknown indeed before the foundation of the world, but manifested in the last times for you:

1 Peter 1:22
Purifying your souls in the obedience of charity, with a brotherly love, from a sincere heart love one another earnestly:

2 Peter 1:2
Grace to you and peace be accomplished in the knowledge of God and of Christ Jesus our Lord.

Jude 1:2
Mercy unto you and peace: and charity be fulfilled.

Additional Translations
according to the foreknowledge of God the Father and sanctified by the Spirit for obedience to Jesus Christ and sprinkling by His blood: Grace and peace be yours in abundance.

according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctification of the Spirit unto the obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, to obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you, and peace, be multiplied.

according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace be multiplied.

elect according to [the] foreknowledge of God [the] Father, by sanctification of [the] Spirit, unto [the] obedience and sprinkling of [the] blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace be multiplied.

according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace be multiplied.

Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, to obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you, and peace, be multiplied.

chosen in accordance with the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, with a view to their obedience and to their being sprinkled with the blood of Jesus Christ. May more and more grace and peace be granted to you.

according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, that you may obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with his blood: Grace to you and peace be multiplied.

according to a foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, to obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace be multiplied!
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