1 Peter 1:20
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English Standard Version
He was foreknown before the foundation of the world but was made manifest in the last times for the sake of you

King James Bible
Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you,

American Standard Version
who was foreknown indeed before the foundation of the world, but was manifested at the end of times for your sake,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Foreknown indeed before the foundation of the world, but manifested in the last times for you,

English Revised Version
who was foreknown indeed before the foundation of the world, but was manifested at the end of the times for your sake,

Webster's Bible Translation
Who verily was fore-ordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifested in these last times for you,

Weymouth New Testament
He was pre-destined indeed to this work, even before the creation of the world, but has been plainly manifested in these last days for the sake of you who, through Him,

1 Peter 1:20 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Foreordained (προεγνωσμένου)

Lit., and better, foreknown, as Rev.

Manifested (φανερωθέντος)

Observe the difference in tense. Foreknown is the perfect participle, has been known from all eternity down to the present "in reference to the place held and continuing to be held by Christ in the divine mind" (Salmond). Manifested is the aorist participle, pointing to a definite act at a given time.

In these last times ( ἐπ' ἐσχάτου τῶν χρόνων)

Lit., as Rev., at the end of the times.

1 Peter 1:20 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

verily.

Genesis 3:15 And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed; it shall bruise your head...

Proverbs 8:23 I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was.

Micah 5:2 But you, Bethlehem Ephratah, though you be little among the thousands of Judah...

Romans 3:25 Whom God has set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood...

Romans 16:25,26 Now to him that is of power to establish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ...

Ephesians 1:4 According as he has chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:

Ephesians 3:9,11 And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world has been hid in God...

Colossians 1:26 Even the mystery which has been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints:

2 Timothy 1:9,10 Who has saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace...

Titus 1:2,3 In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began...

Revelation 13:8 And all that dwell on the earth shall worship him...

but.

Acts 3:25,26 You are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying to Abraham...

Colossians 1:26 Even the mystery which has been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints:

1 John 1:2 (For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and show to you that eternal life, which was with the Father...

1 John 3:5,8 And you know that he was manifested to take away our sins; and in him is no sin...

1 John 4:9,10 In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world...

in.

Galatians 4:4 But when the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law,

Ephesians 1:10 That in the dispensation of the fullness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven...

Hebrews 1:2 Has in these last days spoken to us by his Son, whom he has appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds;

Hebrews 9:26 For then must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world...

Cross References
Matthew 25:34
Then the King will say to those on his right, 'Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Acts 2:23
this Jesus, delivered up according to the definite plan and foreknowledge of God, you crucified and killed by the hands of lawless men.

Romans 8:29
For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.

Ephesians 1:4
even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love

1 Timothy 3:16
Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery of godliness: He was manifested in the flesh, vindicated by the Spirit, seen by angels, proclaimed among the nations, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.

Hebrews 1:2
but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world.

Hebrews 2:14
Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil,

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