“Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings,”
King James Version (KJV)
2:1 Wherefore laying aside - As inconsistent with that pure love. All dissimulation - Which is the outward expression of guile in the heart.
1Pe 2:1 The Temple of Living Stones SUMMARY OF I PETER 2: Desiring the Sincere Milk. The Living Stone. The Spiritual Temple. The Stone the Builders Rejected. The Peculiar People. Letting Our Light Shine. Obedience to Authorities. The Glory of Suffering for Righteousness. Wherefore. In view of the salvation and duty of brotherly love pointed out in 1Pe 1:22. Laying aside. The things to be laid aside are inconsistent with brotherly love. Malice. The mental state opposed to love. Guile. The mental state opposed to sincerity. Hypocrisies. Guile exhibited in word and deed. Envies. "Love envieth not" (1Co 13:4). Evil speakings. Speaking evil of others.