1 Peter 2:25

“For ye were as sheep going astray; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For yee were as sheepe going astray, but are now returned vnto the shepheard and Bishop of your soules.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For you were continually straying like sheep, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Guardian of your souls.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For ye were going astray like sheep; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because, like sheep, you had gone out of the way; but now you have come back to him who keeps watch over your souls.
- Basic English Bible

For ye were going astray as sheep, but have now returned to the shepherd and overseer of your souls.
- Darby Bible

For ye were as sheep going astray; but are now returned to the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.
- Webster's Bible

For you were straying like lost sheep, but now you have come back to the Shepherd and Protector of your souls.
- Weymouth Bible

For you were going astray like sheep; but now have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.
- World English Bible

For ye weren as scheep errynge, but ye ben now turned to the schipherde, and bischop of youre soulis.
- Wycliffe Bible

for ye were as sheep going astray, but ye turned back now to the shepherd and overseer of your souls.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 2:25


2:25 The bishop - The kind observer, inspector, or overseer of your souls.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Peter 2:25


1Pe 2:25 Ye were as sheep going astray. Led astray by sin. Are now returned. By coming to Christ. Unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls. The good Shepherd who died for the sheep; the Bishop who watcheth over and careth for them.

Discussion for 1 Peter 2

  • Angela
    what is the precept ose i find in my 1611 for 1 peter 2:10
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 15:5 I AM THE VINE YOU ARE THE BRANCHES HE THAT --- ABIDETH IN ME --- AND I IN HIM THE SAME BRINGETH FORTH MUCH FRUIT --FOR WITHOUT ME YOU CAN DO NOTHING--1 JOHN 5:14 AND THIS IS THE CONFIDENCE THAT WE HAVE --IN HIM-- THAT IF WE ASK ANYTHING ACCORDING TO HIS WILL HE HEARETH US
  • BSP
    Verse 22: Jesus was perfect and did not sin and in imitation of him we want to do all we can to make sure that we don't deliberately sin.
  • A disciple
    "..THE COVETOUS WHOM THE LORD ABHORRETH" This is a part that many might think strange, or inconsistent with the New Testament dispensation of mercy and grace. But such thinking is really inconsistent with the moral excellence and love of the truth in God. Our lives do not consist in those things we would lust after, or possess, or how through them we would hope to be admired and accepted by men.
  • BSP
    Babies long for milk and we need to form a longing for God's Word in that same way.
  • Steve morrow
    1 PETER 1:22 SEEING YOU HAVE PURIFIED YOUR SOULS IN OBEYING THE TRUTH THROUGH THE SPIRIT UNTO UNFEIGNED LOVE OF THE BRETHREN SEE THAT YOU LOVE ONE ANOTHER WITH A PURE HEART FERVENTLY --1:23-- BEING BORN AGAIN NOT OF CORRUPTBLE SEED BUR OF INCORRUPTIBLE --- BY THE WORD OF GOD ---WHICH LIVETH AND ABIDETH FOREVER PSALM 10:3 FOR THE WICKED BOASTETH OF HIS HEARTS DESIRE AND BLESSETH THE COVETOUS WHOM THE LORD ABHORRETH JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH --- PROFITETH NOTHING --- THE WORDS THAT I SPEAK UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE JOHN 5:21 FOR AS THE FATHER RAISETH UP THE DEAD AND QUICKENETH THEM EVEN SO THE SON QUICKENETH WHOM HE WILL MATTHEW 10:20 FOR IT IS NOT YOU THAT SPEAK BUT ---THE SPIRIT OF YOUR FATHER --- WHICH SPEAKETH IN YOU PSLAM 140:8 GRANT NOT O LORD --- THE DESIRES OF THE WICKED ---FURTHER NOT HIS WICKED DEVICE LEST THEY EXALT THEMSELVES

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