The King James Version Bible

1 Peter 1:16-20

  1. Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.

  2. And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear:

  3. Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers;

  4. But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:

  5. Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you,