1 Peter 2:4

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious,
New King James Version

Coming to Him as to a living stone, rejected by men, but chosen by God and precious,
New American Standard Bible

And coming to Him as to a living stone, rejected by men, but choice (chosen; or, elect) and precious in the sight of God,
New International Version

As you come to Him, the living Stone – rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to Him -
The Amplified Bible

Come to Him [then, to that] Living Stone which men tried and threw away, but which is chosen [and] precious in God’s sight.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

toward whom we are constantly drawing near, Himself in character a Living Stone, indeed by men repudiated after they had tested Him for the purpose of approving Him, in which investigation they found Him to be that which did not meet their specifications, but in the sight of God a chosen-out One and highly honored and precious.
Phillips’ Modern English

You have come to the living Stone despised indeed by men but chosen and greatly honored by God.
Williams’ Language of the People

Keep on coming to Him, as to a living stone, rejected by men but chosen by God and precious in His sight,
 
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Writings on the Paidion Books Site
That Reference This Scripture

  1. The Assembly - Neil Girrard More insights from the New Testament about the difference between the “church” and the ekklesia.

  2. A Counterfeit Levitical Priesthood – Sons of Levi - Darryl Samuels - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Today’s clergy (pastors, set man, apostolic source, spiritual fathers, etc.) have set themselves up as the Sons of Levi – unfortunately for us and them, the Old Covenant has been rendered obsolete and what they are really practicing is deception designed to separate the follower from his cash.

  3. First Fruits, Tithes and Offerings - Darryl Samuels - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) A brother confronted with erroneous and false teachings about tithes and offerings, especially the “first fruits,” shares the results of his decision to research the Bible for himself.

  4. Ritualism and Hypocrisy; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard The ruler of false religion’s first (but by no means the last) great victory in the church age (that is, after the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost) was convincing men they needed to hold regular meetings and practice rituals in the name of Christ.
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