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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of First Epistle of Peter

List of Literary Structures


3-1  3-2  3-3 

List of Pericopes

1 Salutation(1:1-12)
2 A call to holy living(1:13-2:10)
3 Couple and slave(2:11-3:7)
4 Brotherhood(3:8-17)
5 Ascension of Christ(3:18-4:6)
6 Avoiding evils(4:7-11)
7 Youth and elders(4:12-5:7)
8 Resistance to the devil(5:8-11)
9 Conclusion(5:12-14)

Citations of the Bible are from New American Bible and New Revised Standard Version