New International Version
for it is written: "Be holy, because I am holy."
King James Bible
Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.
Darby Bible Translation
because it is written, Be ye holy, for *I* am holy.
World English Bible
because it is written, "You shall be holy; for I am holy."
Young's Literal Translation
because it hath been written, 'Become ye holy, because I am holy;'
1 Peter 1:16 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But as he which hath called you - Heathenism scarcely produced a god whose example was not the most abominable; their greatest gods, especially, were paragons of impurity; none of their philosophers could propose the objects of their adoration as objects of imitation. Here Christianity has an infinite advantage over heathenism. God is holy, and he calls upon all who believe in him to imitate his holiness; and the reason why they should be holy is, that God who has called them is holy, 1 Peter 1:15.
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Let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.--I THES. 5:8. Gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.--Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. And …
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I am the LORD your God; consecrate yourselves and be holy, because I am holy. Do not make yourselves unclean by any creature that moves along the ground.
I am the LORD, who brought you up out of Egypt to be your God; therefore be holy, because I am holy.
"Speak to the entire assembly of Israel and say to them: 'Be holy because I, the LORD your God, am holy.
"'Consecrate yourselves and be holy, because I am the LORD your God.
And a highway will be there; it will be called the Way of Holiness; it will be for those who walk on that Way. The unclean will not journey on it; wicked fools will not go about on it.
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