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2 Peter 3:9

Bible Rank: 153

The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance. NIV

The Lord does not delay and is not tardy or slow about what He promises, according to some people's conception of slowness, but He is long-suffering (extraordinarily patient) toward you, not desiring that any should perish, but that all should turn to repentance. AMP

The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. KJV


2 Peter 3:4

Bible Rank: 189

They will say, "Where is this 'coming' he promised? Ever since our ancestors died, everything goes on as it has since the beginning of creation." NIV

And say, Where is the promise of His coming? For since the forefathers fell asleep, all things have continued exactly as they did from the beginning of creation. AMP

And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation. KJV


2 Peter 1:20

Bible Rank: 235

Above all, you must understand that no prophecy of Scripture came about by the prophet's own interpretation of things. NIV

[Yet] first [you must] understand this, that no prophecy of Scripture is [a matter] of any personal or private or special interpretation (loosening, solving). AMP

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. KJV


2 Peter 1:21

Bible Rank: 276

For prophecy never had its origin in the human will, but prophets, though human, spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. NIV

For no prophecy ever originated because some man willed it [to do so--it never came by human impulse], but men spoke from God who were borne along (moved and impelled) by the Holy Spirit. AMP

For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost. KJV


2 Peter 1:3

Bible Rank: 411

His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. NIV

For His divine power has bestowed upon us all things that [are requisite and suited] to life and godliness, through the [full, personal] knowledge of Him Who called us by and to His own glory and excellence (virtue). AMP

According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue: KJV


2 Peter 2:1

Bible Rank: 443

But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the sovereign Lord who bought them – bringing swift destruction on themselves. NIV

BUT ALSO [in those days] there arose false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among yourselves, who will subtly and stealthily introduce heretical doctrines (destructive heresies), even denying and disowning the Master Who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction. AMP

But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction. KJV


2 Peter 1:6

Bible Rank: 504

And to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness NIV

And in [exercising] knowledge [develop] self-control, and in [exercising] self-control [develop] steadfastness (patience, endurance), and in [exercising] steadfastness [develop] godliness (piety) AMP

And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; KJV


2 Peter 1:11

Bible Rank: 528

And you will receive a rich welcome into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. NIV

Thus there will be richly and abundantly provided for you entry into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. AMP

For so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. KJV


2 Peter 1:7

Bible Rank: 658

And to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love. NIV

And in [exercising] godliness [develop] brotherly affection, and in [exercising] brotherly affection [develop] Christian love. AMP

And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity. KJV


2 Peter 3:18

Bible Rank: 677

But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen. NIV

But grow in grace (undeserved favor, spiritual strength) and recognition and knowledge and understanding of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ (the Messiah). To Him [be] glory (honor, majesty, and splendor) both now and to the day of eternity. Amen (so be it)! AMP

But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen. KJV


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