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1 Peter 3:10-12

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3:10 For

the one who wants to love life and see good days must keep 1  his tongue from evil and his lips from uttering deceit.

3:11 And he must turn away from evil and do good;

he must seek peace and pursue it.

3:12 For the eyes of the Lord are 2  upon the righteous and his ears are open to their prayer.

But the Lord’s face is against those who do evil. 3 

1 tn Grk “stop.”

2 tn The verbs are implied but not expressed in this verse: “the Lord’s eyes [ ] on the righteous and his ears [ ] to their prayer, but his face [ ] against those who do evil.”

3 sn Verses 10-12 are a quotation from Ps 34:12-16.



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