1 Peter 2:16

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

As free, and not using your liberty for a cloke of maliciousness, but as the servants of God.
New King James Version

as free, yet not using your liberty as a cloak for vice, but as servants of God.
New American Standard Bible

Act as free men, and do not use your freedom as a covering for evil, but use it as bondslaves of God.
New International Version

Live as free men, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as servants of God.
The Amplified Bible

[Live] as free people, [yet] without employing your freedom as a pretext for wickedness; but [live at all times] as servants of God.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

doing all this as those who have liberty, and not as those who are holding their liberty as a cloak of wickedness, but as those who are God’s bondmen.
Phillips’ Modern English

As free men you should never use your freedom as a screen for doing wrong, but live as servants of God.
Williams’ Language of the People

Live like free men, only do not make your freedom a pretext for doing evil, but live like slaves of God.
 
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That Reference This Scripture

  1. The Keys of the Kingdom - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) With knowledge of the keys to the kingdom of God, one must certainly possess eternal life – right?

  2. One Hundred and Seven Theses - Steve Camp Christianity today is increasingly dominated by the spirit of this age rather than the Spirit of Christ. We call ourselves to repent of this sin and to recover the historic Christian faith in the arts again.

  3. The Wiles of the Adversary in the Spiritual Sphere Concerning Revelations, the Voice of the Lord, Guidance, and Liberty.; The Warfare With Satan and the Way of Victory - Jesse Penn-Lewis Let us see that we are now encased safely in the heavenly armour, under the protection of the Blood of the Lamb, as we take the sword of the Spirit, the Word of God, and unveil some of the wiles of the devil which he plans around some aspects of the life in the spiritual sphere.
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