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1 Peter 2:16

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As free, and not using your liberty for a cloke of maliciousness, but as the servants of God.


- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition

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Other Translations of 1 Peter 2:16

As free, and not vsing your libertie for a cloake of maliciousnesse, but as the seruants of God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{Act} as free men, and do not use your freedom as a covering for evil, but {use it} as bondslaves of God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

as free, and not using your freedom for a cloak of wickedness, but as bondservants of God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As those who are free, not using your free position as a cover for wrongdoing, but living as the servants of God;
- Basic English Bible

as free, and not as having liberty as a cloak of malice, but as God's bondmen.
- Darby Bible

As free, and not using your liberty for a cloke of maliciousness, but as the servants of God.
- Webster's Bible

Be free men, and yet do not make your freedom an excuse for base conduct, but be God's bondservants.
- Weymouth Bible

as free, and not using your freedom for a cloak of wickedness, but as bondservants of God.
- World English Bible

As fre men, and not as hauynge fredom the keuering of malice, but as the seruauntis of God.
- Wycliffe Bible

as free, and not having the freedom as the cloak of the evil, but as servants of God;
- Youngs Literal Bible

 

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 2:16

2:16 As free - Yet obeying governors, for God's sake.

 

People's Bible Notes for 1 Peter 2:16

1Pe 2:16 As free. Christians, freed from the bondage of sin and of the law, and having the free spirit of children, not using [your] liberty for a cloke of maliciousness, an excuse, for wickedness. As the servants of God. They are God's servants.

 

Comments for 1 Peter 2:16

John Mwai's comment on 2013-06-27 01:14:59:

as Christians we should exercise our freedom with fear and trembling for the purpose of the kingdom.

 


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