4 Coming to Him, a living stone—rejected by men but chosen and valuable to God— 5 you yourselves, as living stones, are being built into a spiritual house for a holy priesthood to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God g through Jesus Christ. 6 For it is contained in Scripture:
and the one who believes in Him
The stone that the builders rejected—
A stone to stumble over, q
They stumble because they disobey the message; they were destined u for this.
of the One who called you out of darkness
into His marvelous light. h
but now you are God’s people;
you had not received mercy, i
but now you have received mercy.
2:6 Or valuable
2:6 * head of the corner
2:6 Or be disappointed
2:8 Or a stone causing stumbling
2:8 Or a rock to trip over
2:9 Or generation, or nation
2:9 Or the mighty deeds
Sign up for the Verse of the Day
Get beautiful Bible art delivered to your inbox. We’ll send you a new verse every day to download or share.