1:8 You 1 have not seen him, but you love him. You 2 do not see him now but you believe in him, and so you rejoice 3 with an indescribable and glorious 4 joy,
1 Peter 1:22Context
1 tn Grk “whom not having seen, you love.” Because of the length and complexity of the Greek sentence, a new sentence was started here in the translation.
2 tn Grk “in whom not now seeing…” Because of the length and complexity of the Greek sentence, a new sentence was started here in the translation.
3 tn Grk “in whom not now seeing but believing, you exult.” The participles have been translated as finite verbs due to requirements of contemporary English style.
4 tn Grk “glorified.”
5 tn Grk “having purified,” as the preparation for the love described in the second half of the verse.
6 tc Most later
7 tn Grk “for sincere brotherly love.”
8 tn Verses 22-23 are a single sentence in the Greek text. To improve clarity (and because contemporary English tends to use shorter sentences) these verses have been divided into three sentences in the translation. In addition, “So” has been supplied at the beginning of the second English sentence (v. 22b) to indicate the relationship with the preceding statement.
9 tc A few