1 Peter 2:21

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow His steps:
New King James Version

For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow His steps:
New American Standard Bible

For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps,
New International Version

To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in His steps.
The Amplified Bible

For even to this were you called [it is inseparable from your vocation]. For Christ also suffered for you, leaving you [His personal] example, so that you should follow in His footsteps.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

For to this very thing were you called [namely, to patient endurance in the case of unjust punishment), because Christ also suffered on your behalf, leaving behind for you a model to imitate, in order that by close application you might follow in His footprints;
Phillips’ Modern English

Indeed this is your calling. For Christ suffered for you and left you a personal example, so that you might follow in His footsteps.
Williams’ Language of the People

Indeed, it was to this kind of living that you were called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example that you might follow His footsteps.
 
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  1. The Call for Unity - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) The call for unity that is sounding forth from so many among professed followers of Christ today is genuine – but it is dangerous.

  2. Christ In - Set Man Out! - Darryl Samuels & Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Is the “set man” principle still applicable to New Covenant believers today? This article may challenge some of our sincerest beliefs.

  3. Commentary on James - Neil Girrard Updated through Jas. 1:8

  4. Culture - Neil Girrard What is “culture” and what does it have to do with our life in Christ? Much more than most people think.

  5. Following the Lamb - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Following Christ is more than just obeying the commands of Christ.

  6. Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau: Three of Satan’s Stooges - Neil Girrard The U.S. is little more than the acting out of the philosophies of Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau but most Americans don’t know what these philosophers said or why that might be important to them as followers of Christ.

  7. Maturing in Christ: Advice to New - and Old - Believers - Neil Girrard The path to spiritual maturity is not just a walk up an aisle or even an overnight journey. There are many things we need to observe in our spiritual journey toward God to be certain we don’t get off the path that leads to life.

  8. 1. Neglecting the Poor; Poverty in the Body of Christ - Neil Girrard God is wanting us to change the way we deal with the poor.

  9. 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.

  10. The Subliminal Message - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) The subliminal message is the one that always sticks the longest even (and especially!) when that hidden message is not perceived or understood consciously – so what do we really hear when a man speaks from behind a pulpit?

  11. Triumphant Overcoming - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) If there is one word that has fallen from common usage in “Christian” circles, it would be the need to overcome.

  12. The True Tabernacle - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Scripture says there is a true tabernacle of Christ. What are the differences between the true one and the false ones?

  13. Twelve Reasons for Suffering; The End Time Men - W.W. Fischer When sufferings happen we should realize we are identifying with the Lord’s walk through comparable situations, and because He went through them first He will lead us safely through them.
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