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 2:25

  • Christina for verse 25
    This scripture freed me from trying to keep my soul under submission...Jesus looks over my soul and he restores me. Only to Him can my soul be under submission.

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