1 Peter 1:18

“Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Peter 1:18

For as much as ye know that yee were not redeemed with corruptible things, as siluer and golde, from your vaine conuersation receiued by tradition from your fathers;
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

knowing that ye were redeemed, not with corruptible things, with silver or gold, from your vain manner of life handed down from your fathers;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Being conscious that you have been made free from that foolish way of life which was your heritage from your fathers, not through a payment of things like silver or gold which come to destruction,
- Basic English Bible

knowing that ye have been redeemed, not by corruptible [things, as] silver or gold, from your vain conversation handed down from [your] fathers,
- Darby Bible

Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain course of life received by tradition from your fathers;
- Webster's Bible

knowing, as you do, that it was not with a ransom of perishable wealth, such as silver or gold, that you were set free from your frivolous habits of life which had been handed down to you from your forefathers,
- Weymouth Bible

knowing that you were redeemed, not with corruptible things, with silver or gold, from the useless way of life handed down from your fathers,
- World English Bible

ethir siluer, ye ben bouyt ayen of youre veyn liuynge of fadris tradicioun,
- Wycliffe Bible

having known that, not with corruptible things -- silver or gold -- were ye redeemed from your foolish behaviour delivered by fathers,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Peter 1:18

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 1:18


1:18 Your vain conversation - Your foolish, sinful way of life.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Peter 1:18


1Pe 1:18 Ye were not redeemed with . . . silver and gold. Gold or earthly wealth could never have wrought our redemption. From your vain conversation. Vain and profitless manner of life. [Received] by tradition from your fathers. This was true of Jewish Christians, but still more true of the heathen who had been converted.

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