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16 Because it has been written that “You shall be holy, because I am holy” [Lev 19:2].

Live Out Your Days In The Fear of God

17 And if you are calling-upon as Father the One judging without-respect-of-persons according to the work of each person— conduct the time of your stay[a] with fear[b], 18 knowing that you were redeemed from your futile[c] way-of-life handed-down-from-your-fathers not with perishable things, silver or gold,

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  1. 1 Peter 1:17 That is, stay as foreigners.
  2. 1 Peter 1:17 Or, reverence.
  3. 1 Peter 1:18 Or, useless, pointless, worthless.

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