1 Peter 1:16
Modern Translations
New International Version
for it is written: "Be holy, because I am holy."

New Living Translation
For the Scriptures say, “You must be holy because I am holy.”

English Standard Version
since it is written, “You shall be holy, for I am holy.”

Berean Study Bible
for it is written: “Be holy, because I am holy.”

New American Standard Bible
because it is written: “YOU SHALL BE HOLY, FOR I AM HOLY.”

NASB 1995
because it is written, "YOU SHALL BE HOLY, FOR I AM HOLY."

NASB 1977
because it is written, “YOU SHALL BE HOLY, FOR I AM HOLY.”

Amplified Bible
because it is written, “YOU SHALL BE HOLY (set apart), FOR I AM HOLY.”

Christian Standard Bible
for it is written, Be holy, because I am holy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
for it is written, Be holy, because I am holy.

Contemporary English Version
That's why the Scriptures say, "I am the holy God, and you must be holy too."

Good News Translation
The scripture says, "Be holy because I am holy."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Scripture says, "Be holy, because I am holy."

International Standard Version
For it is written, "You must be holy, because I am holy."

NET Bible
for it is written, "You shall be holy, because I am holy."
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.

New King James Version
because it is written, “Be holy, for I am holy.”

King James 2000 Bible
Because it is written, You will be holy; for I am holy.

New Heart English Bible
because it is written, "Be holy, for I am holy."

World English Bible
because it is written, "You shall be holy; for I am holy."

American King James Version
Because it is written, Be you holy; for I am holy.

American Standard Version
because it is written, Ye shall be holy; for I am holy.

A Faithful Version
For it is written, "You be holy because I am holy."

Darby Bible Translation
because it is written, Be ye holy, for I am holy.

English Revised Version
because it is written, Ye shall be holy; for I am holy.

Webster's Bible Translation
Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Because it is written, Be yee holie, for I am holie.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Because it is written, be ye holy, for I am holy.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
for it it wrytte: Be ye holy, for I am holy.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
because it is written. Be ye holy for I am holy.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
because it has been written: “Become holy, because I am holy”;

Berean Literal Bible
because it has been written: "You shall be holy, because I am holy."

Young's Literal Translation
because it hath been written, 'Become ye holy, because I am holy;'

Smith's Literal Translation
For it has been written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.

Literal Emphasis Translation
Because it has been written, “You will be holy, because I am holy.”

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Because it is written: You shall be holy, for I am holy.

Catholic Public Domain Version
for it is written: “You shall be holy, for I am Holy.”

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because it is written: “Be holy, just as I also am holy.”

Lamsa Bible
Because it is written, Be you holy, even as I am holy.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
because it is written, Be you holy, for I am holy.

Godbey New Testament
because it has been written, Ye shall be holy; because I am holy.

Haweis New Testament
because it is written, ?Be ye holy; for I am holy.?

Mace New Testament
for it is written, "be ye holy, because I am holy."

Weymouth New Testament
Because it stands written, "You are to be holy, because I am holy."

Worrell New Testament
because it has been written, "Ye shall be holy, because I am Holy."

Worsley New Testament
Be ye holy, for I am holy.








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