King James Bible
Youngs Literal Translation
||Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,
||Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the choice sojourners of the dispersion of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,
||Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto 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!
||Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
||Blessed `is' the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who, according to the abundance of His kindness did beget us again to a living hope, through the rising again of Jesus Christ out of the dead,
||To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,
||to an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and unfading, reserved in the heavens for you,
||Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
||who, in the power of God are being guarded, through faith, unto salvation, ready to be revealed in the last time,
||Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations:
||in which ye are glad, a little now, if it be necessary, being made to sorrow in manifold trials,
||That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:
||that the proof of your faith -- much more precious than of gold that is perishing, and through fire being approved -- may be found to praise, and honour, and glory, in the revelation of Jesus Christ,
||Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:
||whom, not having seen, ye love, in whom, now not seeing and believing, ye are glad with joy unspeakable and glorified,
||Receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls.
||receiving the end of your faith -- salvation of souls;
||Of which salvation the prophets have enquired and searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that should come unto you:
||concerning which salvation seek out and search out did prophets who concerning the grace toward you did prophecy,
||Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when it testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should follow.
||searching in regard to what or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ that was in them was manifesting, testifying beforehand the sufferings of Christ and the glory after these,
||Unto whom it was revealed, that not unto themselves, but unto us they did minister the things, which are now reported unto you by them that have preached the gospel unto you with the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven; which things the angels desire to look into.
||to whom it was revealed, that not to themselves, but to us they were ministering these, which now were told to you (through those who did proclaim good news to you,) in the Holy Spirit sent from heaven, to which things messengers do desire to bend looking.
||Wherefore 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;
||Wherefore having girded up the loins of your mind, being sober, hope perfectly upon the grace that is being brought to you in the revelation of Jesus Christ,
||As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:
||as obedient children, not fashioning yourselves to the former desires in your ignorance,
||But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation;
||but according as He who did call you `is' holy, ye also, become holy in all behaviour,
||Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.
||because it hath been written, `Become ye holy, because I am holy;'
||And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear:
||and if on the Father ye do call, who without acceptance of persons is judging according to the work of each, in fear the time of your sojourn pass ye,
||Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers;
||having known that, not with corruptible things -- silver or gold -- were ye redeemed from your foolish behaviour delivered by fathers,
||But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:
||but with precious blood, as of a lamb unblemished and unspotted -- Christ's --
||Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you,
||foreknown, indeed, before the foundation of the world, and manifested in the last times because of you,
||Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.
||who through him do believe in God, who did raise out of the dead, and glory to him did give, so that your faith and hope may be in God.
||Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently:
||Your souls having purified in the obedience of the truth through the Spirit to brotherly love unfeigned, out of a pure heart one another love ye earnestly,
||Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.
||being begotten again, not out of seed corruptible, but incorruptible, through a word of God -- living and remaining -- to the age;
||For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away:
||because all flesh `is' as grass, and all glory of man as flower of grass; wither did the grass, and the flower of it fell away,
||But the word of the Lord endureth for ever. And this is the word which by the gospel is preached unto you.
||and the saying of the Lord doth remain -- to the age; and this is the saying that was proclaimed good news to you.