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1 Peter 3:9-11

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who would love life, and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking deceit. Let him turn away from evil, and do good. Let him seek peace, and pursue it.
1 Peter 3:9-11

Context

1 Peter 3 [8.] Finally, be all like-minded, compassionate, loving as brothers, tender hearted, courteous, not rendering evil for evil, or insult for insult; but instead blessing; knowing that to this were you called, that you may inherit a blessing. [10.] For,

He who would love life,
and see good days,
let him keep his tongue from evil,
and his lips from speaking deceit.
Let him turn away from evil, and do good.
Let him seek peace, and pursue it.

For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous,
and his ears open to their prayer;
but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”[a]
1 Peter 3 [13.] Now who is he who will harm you, if you become imitators of that which is good? But even if you should suffer for righteousness’ sake, you are blessed. “Don’t fear what they fear, neither be troubled.”[b]

Footnotes:

a. 1 Peter 3:12 Psalm 34:12-16.
b. 1 Peter 3:14 Isaiah 8:12.


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PIB Scriptures are derived from the World English Bible