19 in which[a] he went and (A)proclaimed[b] to the spirits in prison, 20 because[c] they formerly did not obey, (B)when God's patience waited in the days of Noah, (C)while the ark was being prepared, in which a few, that is, (D)eight persons, were brought safely through water. 21 Baptism, which corresponds to this, (E)now saves you, not as a removal of dirt from the body but (F)as an appeal to God for a good conscience, (G)through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 3:19 Or the Spirit, in whom
  2. 1 Peter 3:19 Or preached
  3. 1 Peter 3:20 Or when
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