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1st Peter 2:9Wrench

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Believers Are A Holy Nation, Not A 'Church'

But you [believers] are a chosen lineage, a royal priesthood, a Holy Nation, a people-group [Yahshua] purchased to proclaim the praises of YHVH, who calls you, YOUR NAME, out of darkness into His marvelous light.

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Note: Your national identity must be of the Kingdom Of Heaven, not the fleshly nation of the people surrounding you.
(The United States, for example.) Your complete allegiance, your citizenship, belongs only to YAH.
See the Holy Nation Song



Other English Bible translations of 1st Peter 2:9:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNBut you are a chosen people, the King’s cohanim, a holy nation, a people for Elohim to possess! Why? In order for you to declare the praises of the One who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRBut you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to Elohim, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SNBut Elohim chose you to be his people. You are royal priests. You are a holy nation. You are a people who belong to Elohim. All of this is so that you can sing his praises. He brought you out of darkness into his wonderful light.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SNBut you are not like that, for you are a chosen people. You are a kingdom of priests, Elohim's holy nation, his very own possession. This is so you can show others the goodness of Elohim, for he called you out of the darkness into his wonderful light.
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNBut you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, Elohim's own people, in order that you may proclaim the mighty acts of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SNBut you are the ones chosen by Elohim, chosen for the high calling of priestly work, chosen to be a holy people, Elohim's instruments to do his work and speak out for him, to tell others of the night-and-day difference he made for you--
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNBut you are the chosen race, the King's priests, the holy nation, Elohim's own people, chosen to proclaim the wonderful acts of Elohim, who called you out of darkness into his own marvelous light.
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SNBut you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR Elohim's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
King James Version (unedited)KJVBut ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:
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