1 Peter

1 Peter 1

1Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ,   To God’s elect, exiles, scattered throughout the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, 2who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with his blood: Grace and peace be yours in abundance. 3Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. This inheritance is kept in heaven for you, 5who through faith are shielded by God’s power until the coming of the salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time. 6In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. 7These have come so that the proven genuineness of your faith – of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire – may result in praise, glory and honour when Jesus Christ is revealed. 8Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, 9for you are receiving the end result of your faith, the salvation of your souls. 10Concerning this salvation, the prophets, who spoke of the grace that was to come to you, searched intently and with the greatest care, 11trying to find out the time and circumstances to which the Spirit of Christ in them was pointing when he predicted the sufferings of the Messiah and the glories that would follow. 12It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves but you, when they spoke of the things that have now been told you by those who have preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven. Even angels long to look into these things. 13Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming. 14As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. 15But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; 16for it is written: ‘Be holy, because I am holy.’ 17Since you call on a Father who judges each person’s work impartially, live out your time as foreigners here in reverent fear. 18For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your ancestors, 19but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect. 20He was chosen before the creation of the world, but was revealed in these last times for your sake. 21Through him you believe in God, who raised him from the dead and glorified him, and so your faith and hope are in God. 22Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply, from the heart. 23For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God. 24For, ‘All people are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and the flowers fall, 25but the word of the Lord endures for ever.’ And this is the word that was preached to you.

Bijdwz It 1

1 Cinhngaiq dih gak boux beixnuengx hax, gou dwg Bijdwz, dwg Yehsuh Gihduz dih boux dwzbaijyienz he. Gou sij saenq hawj doenghheij Cangqdiq senj okdaeuj hih vih deuznanh hwj faensanq bae daengz Baenjduh hah, Gyahlahdaiq hah, Gyahbaqdohgyah hah, Yaqsiqyaq hah, Biqdeihniz hah doenghheij aen saengj neix doz youq hih lwgsae. 2Faenhsou dwg Cangqdiq Bohmbwn senqsi cix rox cix senjdingh okdaeuj hih lo; Hoenzsaenz de hawj faenhsou bienqbaenz boux hab'eiq habhoz Cangqdiq hwj dingq Yehsuh Gihduz, caiq baengh gij lwed Yehsuh Gihduz hwj hawj faenhsou guh gij vunz de. Muengh Cangqdiq doiq faenhsou haijliengh raixcaix, hawj faenhsou bingzan! 3Bouxcawj raeuz Yehsuh Gihduz dih Cangqdiq daxboh wnggai haenh hih! De hojsik gyoengqraeuz raixcaix; de dunghgoq bouxcawj raeuz Yehsuh Gihduz daj rai ndaej dauqlix hwj hawj gyoengqraeuz ndaej dauqyungz seng, hawj gyoengqraeuz ndaej miz saen hih mingh, hawj gyoengqraeuz miz muengh raixcaix, 4hawj gyoengqraeuz ndaej ciep aeu gij saizcanj de louz youq gwnzmbwn mbouj rox naeuh mbouj rox lanh, mbouj rox siu, mbouj rox uq—cengh yupyup he. 5Cangqdiq vih faenhsou sinq de hwj de couh yungh gij akak rengzrengz de ma baujhuq faenhsou, hawj faenhsou ndaej de soj cwnjbiq hih, couh dwg youq ngoenz gatsat yienh hawj gyoengqraeuz rox ndaej gouq dwg baenxlai dih ndei. 6Sojhij faenhsou ij wnggai angq raixcaix, hoeng, cijmboujgoq seizneix faenhsou camqciz aiq ij roeb daengz gak cungj gaujniemq hwj roxnginh siengsim. 7Faenhsou souh daengz gaujniemq dih muzdiz dwg ij cingqmingz faenhsou sinq Gihduz hih sim dwg cingqcaen, dwg beij gij gim dunghgoq feiz ma dizlenq okdaeuj hoeng vanzlij rox vaih hih, vanzlij dijbauj lah; yienghneix faenhsou daengz mwh Yehsuh Gihduz dauq daeuj hih mwhde, faenhsou couh ndaej haenh, ndaej najrongh, ndaej hawj vunz soenhcungq faenhsou lo. 8Gannaeuz faenhsou mij raen goq Gihduz lah, hoeng, faenhsou dauq aiq de; gannaeuz seizneix faenhsou vanzlij mijyaengz ndaej raen de, hoeng, faenhsou dauq sinq de. Couh vih yienghneix, faenhsou ndaej najrongh caeuq angq hwj mbouj rox hih ij baenzlawz bae. 9Caiq aenvih faenhsou sinq de baengh de hwj le, faenhsou dih hoenzsaenz couh ndaej gouq. 10Yiengq gangj daengz Cangqdiq haijliengh gouq vunz, doenghbaez gyoengq boux cenz gij vah Cangqdiq cenzgangj ndaej gouq hih, gyoengqde doiq ndaej gouq caemh mbouj daiq rox geijlai, sojhij gyoengqde caemh nienx caemh faenhsiz goq. 11Couh dwg Hoenzsaenz Gihduz youq gwnz ndang boux cenz gij vah Cangqdiq hawj gyoengqde ndaej sien rox Gihduz ij ngaiz souh nanh caeuq gajlaeng ij ndaej najrongh hih, hoeng, mwhde gyoengqde gaenhbaenj mbouj rox ij daengz mwhlaw cixnaeuz baenzlaw fatseng gij saeh neix. 12Hoeng, Hoenzsaenz de hawj gyoengqde rox gyoengqde soj cenz hih ndei siuhsiz gaenhbaenj mbouj dwg vih gyoengqde aen nienzdaiq mwnq, dauq dwg vih faenhsou aen nienzdaiq neix hih lah. Seizneix de daj gwnzmbwn baij Hoenzsaenz de daeuj hawj vunz cenz gij ndei siuhsiz neix naeuz faenhsou ni. Gij ndei siuhsiz neix baenxlai ndei, daiqlienz bouxcai Cangqdiq cungj siengj rox cingsuj. 13Sojhij, faenhsou ij singqsag guh ndei cwnjbiq, wnggai miz sinqsim, mbouj doeknaiq hwj muengh daengj daengz Yehsuh Gihduz dauq daeuj hih mwhde doiq faenhsou haijliengh. 14Faenhsou ijaeu luj gij lwg Cangqdiq yienghmwnq naeuzdingq; mbouj ndaej luj doenghbaez yienghmwnq ngawzngad, moengxcwenx gijmaz cungj mbouj rox hwj siengj guh gijmaz couh guh gijmaz. 15Dauqfanj ij guh gij saeh mij gijmaz ndaej diudik he, cingq luj senj faenhsou dih Cangqdiq de dwg boux ndei liuxliux mij gijmaz ndaej diudik he. 16Couh vih yienghneix, ndaw Singqgingh ndaw de sij naeuz:   Faenhsou ij guh boux mij gijmaz ndaej diudik he, aenvih gou dwg boux ndei liuxliux mij gijmaz ndaej diudik he.   17Hauhnaeuz faenhsou cwng Cangqdiq—couh dwg boux ciuq gak vunz soj guh hih ma gunghbingz gunghcingq saemjbuenq vunz dih Cangqdiq—heuh guh boh lo, yiengq, faenhsou camqciz doz youq lajmbwn hih vunz couh ij wnggai siujsim, mbouj ndaej guh gij saeh daekcoih Cangqdiq he, 18aenvih faenhsou caemh rox, faenhsou ndaej cueg, ndaej duet ok dajlwh cojgoeng faenhsou cix cenz roengzdaeuj hih mij dij saek haux cienz hih cungj saenghhoz mwnq, mbouj dwg baengh doenghgij rox naeuh rox lanh hih gim hah, ngaenz hah ndaej cueg ndaej duet ok hih, 19dauq dwg baengh Gihduz dijbauj dih lwed lah; gij lwed de couh luj gij lwed duz yiengzlwg ndei ndwtndwt giencangq he. 20Yiengq, couh vih gij neix hwj Cangqdiq daj cauh mbwn cauh deih cihsenz cix gyezdingq senjdingh Gihduz lo, hoeng, vih faenhsou hwj de dauj youq ciqgyaiq dih duenh gatsat de, couh dwg seizneix, cij yienh okdaeuj lah. 21Faenhsou dunghgoq de hwj sinq boux hawj de daj rai ndaej dauqlix caiq hawj de ndaej najrongh dih Cangqdiq; sojhij faenhsou sinq caeuq miz muengh dungjdungj cungj dwg Cangqdiq. 22Yiengq, giqyienz faenhsou dingq saedsaeh ciuq saedsaeh hwj ndaej bienqbaenz boux mij'z coih cingqcaen rox aiq vunz he lo, faenhsou couh ij luj beixnuengx caemh nginz caemh rag yienghmwnq caensim caen'eiq doxaiq. 23Faenhsou wnggai yienghneix guh, aenvih Cangqdiq hawj faenhsou ndaej doiqyungz seng, ndaej doiqyungz miz mingh. Faenhsou ndaej doiqyungz seng, ndaej miz saen dih mingh, mbouj dwg daj rox rai hih, miz lwed miz noh hih vunz seng hih, dauq dwg daj gij vah Cangqdiq miz mingh hih yungjyenj mbouj rox cied hih ndaej miz saen dih mingh lah. 24Cingq luj ndaw Singqgingh ndaw de sij naeuz:   Famz miz lwed miz noh hih dungjdungj cungj luj go nyaengq; sojmiz hih ing'yungz cungj luj duj va nyaengq. Nyaengq rai, va caemh loenq; 25caenhgag gij vah Cangqdiq cij yungjyenj mbouj rox cied, cij seiqseiz miz.   Gij vah neix couh dwg soj cenz hawj faenhsou hih ndei siuhsiz lo.
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