But you are a chosen race,[a][b](A) a royal priesthood,[c](B) a holy nation,[d](C) a people for his possession,[e](D) so that you may proclaim the praises[f][g](E) of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.(F)

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Footnotes

  1. 2:9 Or generation, or nation
  2. 2:9 Dt 7:6; 10:15; Is 43:20 LXX
  3. 2:9 Ex 19:6; 23:22 LXX; Is 61:6
  4. 2:9 Ex 19:6; 23:22 LXX
  5. 2:9 Ex 19:5; 23:22 LXX; Dt 4:20; 7:6; Is 43:21 LXX
  6. 2:9 Or the mighty deeds
  7. 2:9 Is 42:12; 43:21

Growth in the Faith

His[a] divine power(A) has given us everything required for life and godliness through the knowledge(B) of him who called(C) us by[b] his own glory and goodness.

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Footnotes

  1. 1:3 Lit As his
  2. 1:3 Or to

For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with goodness, goodness with knowledge,

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