1 Peter 2:11

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;
New King James Version

Beloved, I beg you as sojourners and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts which war against the soul,
New American Standard Bible

Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts, which wage war against the soul.
New International Version

Dear friends, I urge you, as aliens and strangers in the world, to abstain from sinful desires, which war against your soul.
The Amplified Bible

Beloved, I implore you as aliens and strangers and exiles [in this world] to abstain from the sensual urges (the evil desires, the passions of the flesh, you lower nature) that wage war against the soul.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

Divinely loved ones [loved by God], I beg of you, please, as aliens and those who have settled down alongside of pagan [unsaved] people should, be constantly holding yourselves back from the passionate cravings which are fleshly by nature [fleshly in that they come from the totally depraved nature], cravings of such a nature that, like an army carrying on a military campaign, they are waging war, hurling themselves down upon your soul;
Phillips’ Modern English

I beg you, as those whom I love, to live in this world as strangers and “temporary residents,” to keep clear of the desires of your lower natures, for they are always at war with your souls.
Williams’ Language of the People

Dearly beloved, I beg you as aliens and exiles to keep on abstaining from the evil desires of your lower nature, because they are always at war with the soul.
 
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That Reference This Scripture

  1. Blind Spots: What Have We Missed? - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) David Platt’s book, Radical is intended to challenge his readers to embrace a biblically radical Christianity but falls far short of its intentions because of the author’s blind spots.

  2. The Coasting Zone - Neil Girrard When the subject comes up, we’re quick to protest that we have not yet arrived – but is that quick rejection really just a cover for complacency in our hearts?

  3. Grace and Truth; Twisted Scriptures - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) The devil holds no tenet of the faith as sacred and he will distort any and every doctrine of the gospel if it will gain him any advantage over even one single believer – even the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.

  4. What Did You Go Out To See? - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Those who have exited the “church” and entered into some form of the “wilderness” experience need to reconsider this question.

  5. Whose Slave Are You? - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) It is an inescapable fact that we are the slave of whomever we choose to obey – and our only two choices are sin or God.
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