As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him—
And coming to Him as to a living stone which has been rejected by men, but is choice and precious in the sight of God,
Come to Christ, who is the living cornerstone of God’s temple. He was rejected by the people, but he is precious to God who chose him.
Welcome to the living Stone, the source of life. The workmen took one look and threw it out; God set it in the place of honor.
To whom you come, as to a living stone, not honoured by men, but of great and special value to God;
Come to him, a living stone, though rejected by mortals yet chosen and precious in God’s sight, and
Coming to Him as to a living stone, rejected indeed by men, but chosen by God and precious,
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1 tn Grk “to whom coming…you are built up…” as a continuation of the reference to the Lord in v. 3.
2 tn Greek emphasizes the contrast between these two phrases more than can be easily expressed in English.
3 tn Grk “chosen, priceless.”