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Bible Verse Dictionary

1 Peter 2:9 - Generation

1 Peter 2:9 - But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:
Verse Strongs No. Greek
But G1161 δέ
ye G5210 ὑμεῖς
are a chosen G1588 ἐκλεκτός
generation G1085 γένος
a royal G934 βασίλειος
priesthood G2406 ἱεράτευμα
an holy G40 ἅγιος
nation G1484 ἔθνος
a peculiar G1519 εἰς
people G2992 λαός
that G3704 ὅπως
ye G5210 ὑμεῖς
should shew forth G1804 ἐξαγγέλλω
the G3588
praises G703 ἀρέτη
of G1537 ἐκ
him G3588
who hath called G2564 καλέω
you G5209 ὑμᾶς
out of G1537 ἐκ
darkness G4655 σκότος
into G1519 εἰς
his G846 αὐτός
marvellous G2298 θαυμαστός
light G5457 φῶς


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.