Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Peter 2:16 in English Standard Version "Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God." Ro 6:22 But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the fruit you get leads to sanctification and its end, eternal life. 1Co 7:22 For he who was called in the Lord as a bondservant is a freedman of the Lord. Likewise he who was free when called is a bondservant of Christ. Jas 1:25 But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.