1 peter, an apostle of jesus christ, to those who are elect exiles of a the dispersion in pontus, galatia, cappadocia, asia, and bithynia, 2 according to b the foreknowledge of god the father, c in the sanctification of the spirit, for obedience to jesus christ and d for sprinkling with his blood may e grace and f peace be multiplied to you.
Be done with all deceit, hypocrisy, jealousy, and all unkind speech. 2 like newborn babies, you must crave pure spiritual milk so that you will grow into a full experience of salvation.
1 Peter 2 Wikipedia
1 peter 2 is the second chapter of the first epistle of peter in the new testament of the christian bible. The author identifies himself as peter, an apostle of jesus christ and the epistle is traditionally attributed to peter the apostle, but there are charges that it is a work of peters followers in rome between 70-100 ce.
1pe 21 therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind.
1 peter 2 1 wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings, 2 as newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby 3 if so be ye have tasted that the lord is gracious.
The aramaic uses an interesting word that could be translated oasis rest. The thought is that we must be completely free from evil and be at rest within. 1 peter 21 the greek word hupokrisis (the behavior of a hypocrite) can also be translated a hypercritical attitude of pulling things apart for.
1 Peter 2 NIV Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice ...
2 therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind. 2 like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, 3 now that you have tasted that the lord is good. 4 as you come to him, the living stone rejected by humans but chosen by god and precious to him 5.