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


Correspondence table of Pericopes and Literary Structure


Pericope13
1 Salutation(1:1-12) 1-1 3-1
2 A call to holy living(1:13-2:10) 1-1 3-1
3 Couple and slave(2:11-3:7) 1-1 3-1
4 Brotherhood(3:8-17) 1-1 3-2
5 Ascension of Christ(3:18-4:6) 1-1 3-2
6 Avoiding evils(4:7-11) 1-1 3-2
7 Youth and elders(4:12-5:7) 1-1 3-3
8 Resistance to the devil(5:8-11) 1-1 3-3
9 Conclusion(5:12-14) 1-1 3-3

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