24 and He Himself [a](A)bore our sins in His body on the [b](B)cross, so that we (C)might die to [c]sin and live to righteousness; for (D)by His [d]wounds you were (E)healed. 25 For you were (F)continually straying like sheep, but now you have returned to the (G)Shepherd and [e]Guardian of your souls.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 2:24 Or carried...up to the cross
  2. 1 Peter 2:24 Lit wood
  3. 1 Peter 2:24 Lit sins
  4. 1 Peter 2:24 Lit wound; or welt
  5. 1 Peter 2:25 Or Bishop, Overseer

24 “He himself bore our sins”(A) in his body on the cross,(B) so that we might die to sins(C) and live for righteousness; “by his wounds you have been healed.”(D) 25 For “you were like sheep going astray,”[a](E) but now you have returned to the Shepherd(F) and Overseer of your souls.(G)

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  1. 1 Peter 2:25 Isaiah 53:4,5,6 (see Septuagint)

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