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1 Peter 1:22 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Seeing ye have purified your souls in your obedience to the truth unto unfeigned love of the brethren, love one another from the heart fervently:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, [see that ye] love one another with a pure heart fervently:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit to unfeigned love of the brethren, [see that ye] love one another with a pure heart fervently:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Having purified your souls by obedience to the truth to unfeigned brotherly love, love one another out of a pure heart fervently;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Having purified, your souls, by the obedience of the truth, unto unfeigned brotherly affection, from the heart, love, one another, earnestly;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Your souls having purified in the obedience of the truth through the Spirit to brotherly love unfeigned, out of a pure heart one another love ye earnestly,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Purifying your souls in the obedience of charity, with a brotherly love, from a sincere heart love one another earnestly:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Seeing yee haue purified your soules in obeying the truth through the Spirit, vnto vnfained loue of the brethren: see that ye loue one another with a pure heart feruently,
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Let your souls be sanctified in obedience to the truth, and be filled with the charity which respecteth not persons, that with a pure heart and perfect you may love one another,
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— while your minds became sanctified, by obedience to the truth; and ye be full of love, without respect of persons, so that ye love one another out of a pure and perfect heart;

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Seeing ye have purified 48
{0048} Prime
ἁγνίζω
hagnizo
{hag-nid'-zo}
From G0053; to make clean, that is, (figuratively) sanctify (ceremonially or morally).
z5761
<5761> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 193
your 5216
{5216} Prime
ὑμῶν
humon
{hoo-mone'}
Genitive case of G5210; of (from or concerning) you.
souls 5590
{5590} Prime
ψυχή
psuche
{psoo-khay'}
From G5594; breath, that is, (by implication) spirit, abstractly or concretely (the animal sentient principle only; thus distinguished on the one hand from G4151, which is the rational and immortal soul; and on the other from G2222, which is mere vitality, even of plants: these terms thus exactly correspond respectively to the Hebrew [H5315], [H7307] and [H2416].
in 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
obeying 5218
{5218} Prime
ὑπακοή
hupakoe
{hoop-ak-o-ay'}
From G5219; attentive hearkening, that is, (by implication) compliance or submission.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
truth 225
{0225} Prime
ἀλήθεια
aletheia
{al-ay'-thi-a}
From G0227; truth.
through 1223
{1223} Prime
διά
dia
{dee-ah'}
A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal or occasional). In composition it retains the same general import.
the Spirit 4151
{4151} Prime
πνεῦμα
pneuma
{pnyoo'-mah}
From G4154; a current of air, that is, breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figuratively a spirit, that is, (human) the rational soul, (by implication) vital principle, mental disposition, etc., or (superhuman) an angel, daemon, or (divine) God, Christ's spirit, the Holy spirit.
unto 1519
{1519} Prime
εἰς
eis
{ice}
A primary preposition; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
unfeigned 505
{0505} Prime
ἀνυπόκριτος
anupokritos
{an-oo-pok'-ree-tos}
From G0001 (as a negative particle) and a presumed derivative of G5271; undissembled, that is, sincere.
love of the brethren, 5360
{5360} Prime
φιλαδελφία
philadelphia
{fil-ad-el-fee'-ah}
From G5361; fraternal affection.
[see that ye] love 25
{0025} Prime
ἀγαπάω
agapao
{ag-ap-ah'-o}
Perhaps from ἄγαν [[agan]] (much; or compare [H5689]); to love (in a social or moral sense).
z5657
<5657> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 376
one another 240
{0240} Prime
ἀλλήλων
allelon
{al-lay'-lone}
Genitive plural from G0243 reduplicated; one another. (Sometimes with G3326 or G4314.).
with 1537
{1537} Prime
ἐκ
ek
{ek}
A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence motion or action proceeds), from, out (of place, time or cause; literally or figuratively; direct or remote).
a pure 2513
{2513} Prime
καθαρός
katharos
{kath-ar-os'}
Of uncertain affinity; clean (literally or figuratively).
heart 2588
{2588} Prime
καρδία
kardia
{kar-dee'-ah}
Prolonged from a primary κάρ [[kar]] (Latin cor, 'heart'); the heart, that is, (figuratively) the thoughts or feelings (mind); also (by analogy) the middle.
fervently: 1619
{1619} Prime
ἐκτενῶς
ektenos
{ek-ten-oce'}
Adverb from G1618; intently.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

1 Peter 1:22

_ _ purified ... in obeying the truthGreek, “in your (or ‘the’) obedience of (that is, ‘to’) the truth (the Gospel way of salvation),” that is, in the fact of your believing. Faith purifies the heart as giving it the only pure motive, love to God (Acts 15:9; Romans 1:5, “obedience to the faith”).

_ _ through the Spirit — omitted in the oldest manuscripts. The Holy Spirit is the purifier by bestowing the obedience of faith (1 Peter 1:2; 1 Corinthians 12:3).

_ _ unto — with a view to: the proper result of the purifying of your hearts by faith. “For what end must we lead a chaste life? That we may thereby be saved? No: but for this, that we may serve our neighbor” [Luther].

_ _ unfeigned1 Peter 2:1, 1 Peter 2:2, “laying aside ... hypocrisies ... sincere.”

_ _ love of the brethren — that is, of Christians. Brotherly love is distinct from common love. “The Christian loves primarily those in Christ; secondarily, all who might be in Christ, namely, all men, as Christ as man died for all, and as he hopes that they, too, may become his Christian brethren” [Steiger]. Bengel remarks that as here, so in 2 Peter 1:5-7, “brotherly love” is preceded by the purifying graces, “faith, knowledge, and godliness,” etc. Love to the brethren is the evidence of our regeneration and justification by faith.

_ _ love one another — When the purifying by faith into love of the brethren has formed the habit, then the act follows, so that the “love” is at once habit and act.

_ _ with a pure heart — The oldest manuscripts read, “(love) from the heart.”

_ _ ferventlyGreek, “intensely”: with all the powers on the stretch (1 Peter 4:8). “Instantly” (Acts 26:7).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Peter 1:13-23.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

1 Peter 1:22

Having purified your souls by obeying the truth through the Spirit, who bestows upon you freely, both obedience and purity of heart, and unfeigned love of the brethren, go on to still higher degrees of love. Love one another fervently — With the most strong and tender affection; and yet with a pure heart — Pure from any spot of unholy desire or inordinate passion.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

1 Peter 1:22

(13) Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, [see that ye] love one another with a pure heart fervently:

(13) He commends the practice of obedience, that is, charity: earnestly repeating again, that he speaks not of any common charity, and such as proceeds from that our corrupt nature, but of that whose beginning is the Spirit of God, which purifies our souls through the word laid hold on by faith, and engenders also in us a spiritual and everlasting life, as God himself is most pure and truly living.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
ye have:

John 15:3 Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.
John 17:17 Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.
John 17:19 And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth.
Acts 15:9 And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith.
Romans 6:16-17 Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness? ... But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.
2 Thessalonians 2:13 But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:
James 4:8 Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse [your] hands, [ye] sinners; and purify [your] hearts, [ye] double minded.

in:

1 Peter 3:1 Likewise, ye wives, [be] in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives;
1 Peter 4:17 For the time [is come] that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if [it] first [begin] at us, what shall the end [be] of them that obey not the gospel of God?
Acts 6:7 And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of the priests were obedient to the faith.
Romans 1:5 By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:
Romans 2:8 But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,
Galatians 3:1 O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?
Galatians 5:7 Ye did run well; who did hinder you that ye should not obey the truth?
Hebrews 5:9 And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him;
Hebrews 11:8 By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went.

through:

Romans 8:13 For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live.
Galatians 5:5 For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.
2 Timothy 1:14 That good thing which was committed unto thee keep by the Holy Ghost which dwelleth in us.
Hebrews 9:14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

unto:

1 Peter 2:17 Honour all [men]. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.
1 Peter 3:8 Finally, [be ye] all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, [be] pitiful, [be] courteous:
1 Peter 4:8 And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.
John 13:34-35 A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. ... By this shall all [men] know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.
John 15:17 These things I command you, that ye love one another.
Romans 12:9-10 [Let] love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good. ... [Be] kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;
2 Corinthians 6:6 By pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned,
Ephesians 4:3 Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
1 Thessalonians 4:8-9 He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not man, but God, who hath also given unto us his holy Spirit. ... But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.
1 Timothy 1:5 Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and [of] a good conscience, and [of] faith unfeigned:
Hebrews 6:10 For God [is] not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister.
Hebrews 13:1 Let brotherly love continue.
James 2:15-16 If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, ... And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be [ye] warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what [doth it] profit?
2 Peter 1:7 And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.
1 John 3:11 For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.
1 John 3:14-19 We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not [his] brother abideth in death. ... And hereby we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him.
1 John 3:23 And this is his commandment, That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.
1 John 4:7 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
1 John 4:12 No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us.
1 John 4:20-21 If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen? ... And this commandment have we from him, That he who loveth God love his brother also.
1 John 5:1-2 Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him. ... By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.

see:

Philippians 1:9 And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and [in] all judgment;
1 Thessalonians 3:12 And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all [men], even as we [do] toward you:
2 Thessalonians 1:3 We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is meet, because that your faith groweth exceedingly, and the charity of every one of you all toward each other aboundeth;
Revelation 2:4 Nevertheless I have [somewhat] against thee, because thou hast left thy first love.

a pure:

1 Timothy 1:3 As I besought thee to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge some that they teach no other doctrine,
1 Timothy 4:12 Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
1 Timothy 5:2 The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity.
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