1 Peter 2:21
Good News Translation
It was to this that God called you, for Christ himself suffered for you and left you an example, so that you would follow in his steps.

Contemporary English Version
After all, God chose you to suffer as you follow in the footsteps of Christ, who set an example by suffering for you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For unto this are you called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving you an example that you should follow his steps.

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For unto this are you called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving you an example that you should follow his steps.

even.

Matthew 10:38 And he that taketh not up his cross, and followeth me, is not worthy of me.

Matthew 16:24 Then Jesus said to his disciples: If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Mark 8:34,35 And calling the multitude together with his disciples, he said to them: If any man will follow me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. . . .

Luke 9:23-25 And he said to all: If any man will come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. . . .

Luke 14:26,27 If any man come to me, and hate not his father and mother and wife and children and brethren and sisters, yea and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple. . . .

John 16:33 These things I have spoken to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you shall have distress. But have confidence. I have overcome the world.

Acts 9:16 For I will shew him how great things he must suffer for my name's sake.

Acts 14:22 Confirming the souls of the disciples and exhorting them to continue in the faith: and that through many tribulations we must enter into the kingdom of God.

1 Thessalonians 3:3 That no man should be moved in these tribulations: for yourselves know that we are appointed thereunto.

1 Thessalonians 4:2 For you know what precepts I have given to you by the Lord Jesus.

2 Timothy 3:12 And all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

because.

1 Peter 2:24 Who his own self bore our sins in his body upon the tree: that we, being dead to sins, should live to justice: by whose stripes you were healed.

1 Peter 3:18 Because Christ also died once for our sins, the just for the unjust: that he might offer us to God, being put to death indeed in the flesh, but enlivened in the spirit,

1 Peter 4:1 Christ therefore having suffered in the flesh, be you also armed with the same thought: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sins:

Luke 24:26 Ought not Christ to have suffered these things and so, to enter into his glory?

Acts 17:3 Declaring and insinuating that the Christ was to suffer and to rise again from the dead; and that this is Jesus Christ, whom I preach to you.

Hebrews 2:10 For it became him for whom are all things and by whom are all things, who had brought many children into glory, to perfect the author of their salvation, by his passion.

for us.

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

leaving.

Psalm 85:13 Justice shall walk before him: and he shall set his steps in the way.

John 13:15 For I have given you an example, that as I have done to you, so you do also.

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.

1 Corinthians 11:1 Be ye followers of me, as I also am of Christ.

Ephesians 5:2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us and hath delivered himself for us, an oblation and a sacrifice to God for an odour of sweetness.

Philippians 2:5 For let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:

1 John 2:6 He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also to walk even as he walked.

1 John 3:16 In this we have known the charity of God, because he hath laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.

Revelation 12:11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of the testimony: and they loved not their lives unto death.

Context
Christ's Example of Suffering
20For what glory is it, if, committing sin and being buffeted for it, you endure? But if doing well you suffer patiently: this is thankworthy before God. 21For unto this are you called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving you an example that you should follow his steps. 22Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth.…
Cross References
Matthew 11:29
Take up my yoke upon you, and learn of me, because I am meek, and humble of heart: And you shall find rest to your souls.

Matthew 16:24
Then Jesus said to his disciples: If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Acts 14:22
Confirming the souls of the disciples and exhorting them to continue in the faith: and that through many tribulations we must enter into the kingdom of God.

1 Peter 3:9
Not rendering evil for evil, nor railing for railing, but contrariwise, blessing: for unto this are you called, that you may inherit a blessing.

1 Peter 3:18
Because Christ also died once for our sins, the just for the unjust: that he might offer us to God, being put to death indeed in the flesh, but enlivened in the spirit,

1 Peter 4:1
Christ therefore having suffered in the flesh, be you also armed with the same thought: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sins:

1 Peter 4:13
But if you partake of the sufferings of Christ, rejoice that, when his glory shall be revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy.

1 John 2:6
He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also to walk even as he walked.

Additional Translations
For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in His footsteps:

For to this hereunto you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example that you should follow after His steps:

For even hereunto were you called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow his steps:

For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps:

For to this have ye been called; for Christ also has suffered for you, leaving you a model that ye should follow in his steps:

For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps:

For even to this were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:

And it is to this you were called; because Christ also suffered on your behalf, leaving you an example so that you should follow in His steps.

For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for us, leaving you an example, that you should follow his steps,

for to this ye were called, because Christ also did suffer for you, leaving to you an example, that ye may follow his steps,
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