|Book First Epistle of Peter|
Order in the Bible part 21
|Bible part New Testament|
Category General epistles
1 Peter 2 is the second chapter of the First Epistle of Peter in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. The author identifies himself as "Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ" and the epistle is traditionally attributed to Peter the Apostle.
This chapter can be grouped (with cross references to other parts of the Bible):
Verse 2as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby,
NU-Text adds "up to salvation".
Verse 6Therefore it is also contained in the Scripture, “Behold, I lay in Zion A chief cornerstone, elect, precious, And he who believes on Him will by no means be put to shame.”
Citing Isaiah 28:16
Cross reference: Romans 9:33
Verse 7Therefore, to you who believe, He is precious; but to those who are disobedient, “The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief cornerstone,”
Citing Psalm 118:22
Verse 8and “A stone of stumbling And a rock of offense.” They stumble, being disobedient to the word, to which they also were appointed.
Citing Isaiah 8:14
New King James VersionBut you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
Citing: Isaiah 62:12