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1 Peter 1

A Living Hope, and a Sure Salvation

1Peter, an apostle (special messenger, personally chosen representative) of Jesus Christ,

To those [elect—both Jewish and Gentile believers] who live as exiles, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia [Minor], and Bithynia, who are chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father by the sanctifying work of the Spirit to be obedient to Jesus Christ and to be sprinkled with His blood: May grace and peace [that special sense of spiritual well-being] be yours in increasing abundance [as you walk closely with God].

Blessed [gratefully praised and adored] be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant and boundless mercy has caused us to be born again [that is, to be reborn from above—spiritually transformed, renewed, and set apart for His purpose] to an ever-living hope and confident assurance through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, [born anew] into an inheritance which is imperishable [beyond the reach of change] and undefiled and unfading, reserved in heaven for you, who are being protected and shielded by the power of God through your faith for salvation that is ready to be revealed [for you] in the last time. In this you rejoice greatly, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials, so that the genuineness of your faith, which is much more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested and purified by fire, may be found to result in [your] praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. Though you have not seen Him, you love Him; and though you do not even see Him now, you believe and trust in Him and you greatly rejoice and delight with inexpressible and glorious joy, receiving as the result [the outcome, the consummation] of your faith, the salvation of [a]your souls.

10 Regarding this salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace [of God] that was intended for you, searched carefully and inquired [about this future way of salvation], 11 seeking to find out what person or what time the Spirit of Christ within them was indicating as He foretold the sufferings of Christ and the glories [destined] to follow. 12 It was revealed to them that their services [their prophecies regarding grace] were not [meant] for themselves and their time, but for you, in these things [the death, resurrection, and glorification of Jesus Christ] which have now been told to you by those who preached the gospel to you by the [power of the] Holy Spirit [who was] sent from heaven. Into these things even the angels long to look.

13 So prepare your minds for action, be completely sober [in spirit—steadfast, self-disciplined, spiritually and morally alert], fix your hope completely on the grace [of God] that is coming to you when Jesus Christ is revealed. 14 [Live] as obedient children [of God]; do not be conformed to the evil desires which governed you in your ignorance [before you knew the requirements and transforming power of the good news regarding salvation]. 15 But like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves in all your conduct [be set apart from the world by your godly character and moral courage]; 16 because it is written, “You shall be holy (set apart), for I am holy.”

17 If you address as Father, the One who impartially judges according to each one’s work, conduct yourselves in [reverent] fear [of Him] and with profound respect for Him throughout the time of your stay on earth. 18 For you know that you were not redeemed from your useless [spiritually unproductive] way of life inherited [by tradition] from your forefathers with perishable things like silver and gold, 19 but [you were actually purchased] with precious blood, like that of a [sacrificial] lamb unblemished and spotless, the priceless blood of Christ. 20 For He was [b]foreordained (foreknown) before the foundation of the world, but has appeared [publicly] in these last times for your sake 21 and through Him you believe [confidently] in God [the heavenly Father], who raised Him from the dead and gave Him glory, so that your faith and hope are [centered and rest] in God.

22 Since by your obedience to the truth you have purified yourselves for a sincere love of the believers, [see that you] love one another from the heart [always unselfishly seeking the best for one another], 23 for you have been born again [that is, reborn from above—spiritually transformed, renewed, and set apart for His purpose] not of seed which is perishable but [from that which is] imperishable and immortal, that is, through the living and everlasting word of God. 24 For,

All flesh is like grass,
And all its glory like the flower of grass.
The grass withers
And the flower falls off,
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But the word of the Lord endures forever.”

And this is the word [the good news of salvation] which was preached to you.

Notas al pie

  1. 1 Peter 1:9 One early ms does not contain your.
  2. 1 Peter 1:20 The Son of God always existed and it was always known that He would be the Redeemer of mankind.

Bíbélì Mímọ́ Yorùbá Òde Òn

1 Peteru 1

1Peteru, aposteli Jesu Kristi,

Sí àwọn àyànfẹ́ Ọlọ́run, ti wọ́n ń ṣe àtìpó ní àgbáyé, tiwọn tú káàkiri sí Pọntu, Galatia, Kappadokia, Asia, àti Bitinia, àwọn ẹni tí a ti yàn gẹ́gẹ́ bí ìmọ̀tẹ́lẹ̀ Ọlọ́run Baba, nípa ìsọdimímọ́ Ẹ̀mí, sí ìgbọ́ràn àti ìbùwọ́n ẹ̀jẹ̀ Jesu Kristi:

Kí oore-ọ̀fẹ́ àti àlàáfíà máa bí sì fún yín.

Ìyìn sí Ọlọ́run fún ìrètí tó wà láààyè

Ìyìn yẹ Ọlọ́run àti Baba Jesu Kristi Olúwa wa! Ẹni tí ó tún wa bí gẹ́gẹ́ bí àánú ńlá rẹ̀ sínú ìrètí ààyè nípa àjíǹde Jesu Kristi kúrò nínú òkú, àti sínú ogún àìdíbàjẹ́, àti àìlábàwọ́n, àti èyí tí kì í ṣá, tí a ti fi pamọ́ ni ọ̀run dè yin, ẹyin tí a ń pamọ́ nípa agbára Ọlọ́run nípa ìgbàgbọ́ si ìgbàlà, tí a múra láti fihàn ní ìgbà ìkẹyìn. Ẹ yọ̀ nínú èyí púpọ̀, bí ó tilẹ̀ jẹ́ pe nísinsin yìí fún ìgbà díẹ̀, níwọ̀n bí ó ti yẹ, a ti fi ọ̀pọ̀lọpọ̀ ìdánwò bá yín nínú jẹ́: Àwọn wọ̀nyí sì wáyé ki ìdánwò ìgbàgbọ́ yín tí ó ni iye lórí ju wúrà, ti ń ṣègbé lọ, bí ó tilẹ̀ jẹ́ pé iná ni a fi ń dán an wò, lè yọrísí ìyìn àti ògo àti ọlá ni ìgbà ìfarahàn Jesu Kristi. Ẹni tí ẹ̀yin fẹ́ láìrí, ẹni tí ẹ̀yin gbàgbọ́, bí ó tilẹ̀ jẹ́ pé ẹ kò rí i nísinsin yìí ẹ̀yin sì ń yọ ayọ̀ tí a kò lè fi ẹnu sọ, tí ó sì kún fún ògo; ẹyin sì ń gba ìlépa ìgbàgbọ́ yín, àní ìgbàlà ọkàn yín.

10 Ní ti ìgbàlà yìí, àwọn wòlíì tí wọ́n sọ àsọtẹ́lẹ̀ nípa oore-ọ̀fẹ́ tí ó mú tọ̀ yín wá, wọ́n wádìí jinlẹ̀ lẹ́sọ̀ lẹ́sọ̀. 11 Wọ́n ń wádìí ìgbà wo tàbí irú sá à wo ni Ẹ̀mí Kristi tí ó wà nínú wọ́n ń tọ́ka sí, nígbà tí ó jẹ́rìí ìyà Kristi àti ògo tí yóò tẹ̀lé e. 12 Àwọn ẹni tí a fihàn fún, pé kì í ṣe fún àwọn tìkára wọn, bí kò ṣe fún àwa ni wọ́n ṣe ìránṣẹ́ ohun wọ̀n-ọn-nì, tí a ti ròyìn fún yin nísinsin yìí, láti ọ̀dọ̀ àwọn tó ti ń wàásù ìhìnrere náà fún yín nípasẹ̀ Ẹ̀mí Mímọ́ tí a rán wá láti ọ̀run; ohun tí àwọn angẹli ń fẹ́ láti wò.

Ẹ jẹ́ mímọ́

13 Nítorí náà, ẹ múra ọkàn yín sílẹ̀, ẹ kó ara yín ní ìjánu, kí ẹ sì fi ìrètí yín ní kíkún sí oore-ọ̀fẹ́, èyí tí a ń mu bọ̀ fún yin ni ìgbà ìfarahàn Jesu Kristi. 14 Bí àwọn ọmọ tí ń gbọ́rọ̀, ẹ ma ṣe da ara yín pọ̀ mọ́ ìfẹ́kúfẹ̀ẹ́ àìmọ́ yín ti àtijọ́. 15 Ṣùgbọ́n gẹ́gẹ́ bí ẹni tí o pè yin ti jẹ mímọ́; bẹ́ẹ̀ ni kí ẹ̀yin náà jẹ mímọ́. 16 Nítorí a ti kọ ọ pé, “Ẹ jẹ́ mímọ́: nítorí tí Èmi jẹ mímọ́!”

17 Níwọ́n bí ẹ̀yin ti ń ké pe Baba, ẹni tí ń ṣe ìdájọ́ gẹ́gẹ́ bí iṣẹ́ olúkúlùkù láìṣe ojúsàájú, ẹ máa lo ìgbà àtìpó yin ni ìbẹ̀rù. 18 Níwọ̀n bí ẹ̀yin ti mọ̀ pé a kò fi ohun ìdíbàjẹ́ rà yín padà, bí fàdákà tàbí wúrà kúrò nínú ìwà asán yín, tí ẹ̀yin ti jogún láti ọ̀dọ̀ àwọn baba yín. 19 Ṣùgbọ́n pẹ̀lú ẹ̀jẹ̀ iyebíye, bí i ti ọ̀dọ́-àgùntàn ti kò lábùkù, tí kò sì lábàwọ́n, àní, ẹ̀jẹ̀ Kristi. 20 Ẹni tí a ti mọ̀ tẹ́lẹ̀ nítòótọ́ ṣáájú ìpilẹ̀ṣẹ̀ ayé, ṣùgbọ́n tí a fihàn ní ìgbà ìkẹyìn wọ̀nyí nítorí yín, 21 Àní ẹ̀yin tí o tipasẹ̀ rẹ̀ gba Ọlọ́run gbọ́, ẹni ti ó jí i dìde kúrò nínú òkú, tí ó sì fi ògo fún un; kí ìgbàgbọ́ àti ìrètí yín lè wà lọ́dọ̀ Ọlọ́run.

22 Níwọ́n bí ẹ̀yin ti wẹ ọkàn yin mọ́ nípa ìgbọ́ràn yín sí òtítọ́ sí ìfẹ́ ará ti kò ní ẹ̀tàn, ẹ fẹ́ ọmọnìkejì yín gidigidi láti ọkàn wá. 23 Bí a ti tún yín bí, kì í ṣe láti inú ìdíbàjẹ́ wá, bí kò ṣe èyí ti kì í díbàjẹ́ nípa ọ̀rọ̀ Ọlọ́run tí ń bẹ láààyè tí ó sì dúró. 24 Nítorí pé,

“Gbogbo ènìyàn dàbí koríko,
    àti gbogbo ògo rẹ̀ bi ìtànná koríko.
Koríko á máa gbẹ ìtànná a sì máa rẹ̀ dànù,
25     Ṣùgbọ́n ọ̀rọ̀ Olúwa dúró títí láé.”

Ọ̀rọ̀ náà yìí sì ni ìhìnrere tí a wàásù fún yín.