16 because it is written, “(A)You shall be holy, for I am holy.”

17 If you (B)address as Father the One who (C)impartially (D)judges according to each one’s work, conduct yourselves (E)in fear during the time of your (F)stay on earth; 18 knowing that you were not [a](G)redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your (H)futile way of life inherited from your forefathers,

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  1. 1 Peter 1:18 Or ransomed

16 for it is written: “Be holy, because I am holy.”[a](A)

17 Since you call on a Father(B) who judges each person’s work(C) impartially,(D) live out your time as foreigners(E) here in reverent fear.(F) 18 For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed(G) from the empty way of life(H) handed down to you from your ancestors,

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  1. 1 Peter 1:16 Lev. 11:44,45; 19:2

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