Get an Answer. 24:11], 1 Cor. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? They have hearts (AD)trained in greed. Bold and willful, they do not tremble (V)as they blaspheme the glorious ones, 11 (W)whereas angels, though greater in might and power, do not pronounce a blasphemous judgment against them before the Lord. Read the Bible. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. 2:20; [John 17:3; Phil. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. 15 Forsaking the right way, (AF)they have gone astray. In 3:1, he referred to this letter ashis ‘second letter’. 2:14; 2 Tim. English Standard Version Update. God's power exercised on our behalf (1:3–4) B. 1:9; 1 Pet. 6:4-6; 10:26, 27; James 4:17]. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 2:1 But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction. 15:14, 15; Phil. Some have argued that this date is too early for the writing of 2 Peter, but nothing in the book requires a later date. 3, 8; ch. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the Believer's Bible Commentary and the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (NIV and NRSV) - is just a step away! Read 2 Peter 1 from the ESV Bible online. 3 His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to[c] his own glory and excellence,[d] 4 by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire. 5 For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue,[e] and virtue with knowledge, 6 and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness, 7 and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love. 1 This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. Since Peter was martyred during the reign of Nero, his death must have occurred prior to a.d. 68; so it is very likely that he wrote 2 Peter between 65 and 68. 1 Simeon 1 Peter, a servant 2 and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a a faith of equal standing with ours b by the righteousness of our c God and Savior Jesus Christ: 2 d May grace and peace be multiplied to you e in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. Learn more. Initial Greeting (1:1–2) II. 2 Peter 2. English Standard Version (ESV) Bible Book List. English Standard Version; 2 Peter 2 2 Peter 2. 25:41 to be kept until the judgment; 5 if he did not spare the ancient world, but # See 1 Pet. 11 For in this way there will be richly provided for you an entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. 21 For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. 2 Peter was written toward the end of Peter's life (cf. Read 2 Peter 2 from the ESV Bible online. For the contextual rendering of the Greek word. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Important verses from 1 & 2 Peter. 1:12-15), after he had written a prior letter (3:1) to the same readers (probably 1 Peter). We believe that 1 Peter was his first letter to thesereaders. 19 And we have the prophetic word more fully confirmed, to which you will do well to pay attention as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts, 20 knowing this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture comes from someone's own interpretation. 12:17, 18; 1 Tim. ver. 18 For, (AL)speaking loud boasts of folly, they entice by sensual passions of the flesh those who are barely (AM)escaping from those who live in error. 2:12; 2 Thess. 2 Peter 1:3-11 ESV His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire. 14:3, 4], [2 Cor. 2 Peter 2 English Standard Version False Prophets and Teachers 1 But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction. Cancel any time. 16 For we did not follow cleverly devised myths when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. 23:4; Neh. However, the early church fathers found no good reason to reject it. 1:12-15), after he had written a prior letter to the same readers (probably 1 Peter). The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Confirm Your Calling and Election 12 (X)But these, like irrational animals, (Y)creatures of instinct, born to be caught and destroyed, blaspheming about matters of which they are ignorant, will also be destroyed in their destruction, 13 suffering wrong as (Z)the wage for their wrongdoing. 9 u The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise v as some count slowness, but w is patient toward you, 1 x not wishing that any should perish, but y … Acts 20:30; 2 Cor. 6:20; 7:23; Gal. 17 For when he received honor and glory from God the Father, and the voice was borne to him by the Majestic Glory, “This is my beloved Son,[i] with whom I am well pleased,” 18 we ourselves heard this very voice borne from heaven, for we were with him on the holy mountain. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. 1:17; [1 John 2:9-11], Eph. 2 Peter - How to Be Kept From Falling - Precept Workbook (ESV) In a day when false teachers are leading countless people astray, to live effectively for Christ we need to know the truth. Don't have an account? 5:10], Job 5:14; 12:25; Isa. ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal: 1–2 Peter and Jude Paperback – October 31, 2018 by ESV Bibles by Crossway (Author) 5.0 out of 5 stars 15 ratings Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. False Prophets and Teachers. 20 For if, [a] 2 Peter 2:18 after they have escaped the defilements of the world [b] See 2 Peter 1:2 through the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and overcome, [c] Matthew 12:45 the last state has become worse for them than the first. 9 For whoever lacks these qualities is so nearsighted that he is blind, having forgotten that he was cleansed from his former sins. For whatever overcomes a person, to that he is enslaved. The error combated is comparable to the kind of heresy present in the first century. 2 Peter - ESV. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. 2 Peter was written toward the end of Peter's life (cf. English Standard Version (ESV), For the contextual rendering of the Greek word. 21 For (AS)it would have been better for them never to have known the way of righteousness than after knowing it to turn back from (AT)the holy commandment delivered to them. 20 For if, (AP)after they have escaped the defilements of the world (AQ)through the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and overcome, (AR)the last state has become worse for them than the first. They count it pleasure (AA)to revel in the daytime. Peter had said in a previous letter that “the word of the Lord endures forever” (1 Pe 1:25). 2 Peter 3 The Day of the Lord Will Come. 22 What the true proverb says has happened to them: “The (AU)dog returns to its own vomit, and the sow, after washing herself, returns to wallow in the mire.”. 5:7]; See James 5:5, Num. 3:17], 1 Pet. 2 And many will follow their sensuality, and because of them the way of truth will be blasphemed. 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Making every effort to live a godly life (1:5–7) C. Living an effective life for Christ (1:8–11) You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. 1 This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. 3:8], [1 Thess. Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! (AK)For them the gloom of utter darkness has been reserved. 3:20 preserved Noah, a herald of righteousness, with seven others, when he brought # ch. 59:10; Zeph. Try it for 30 days FREE. ESV Study Bible Outline – 2 Peter. 14 They have eyes full of adultery,[g] (AC)insatiable for sin. 3 And (F)in their greed they will exploit you (G)with false words. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. 4 For if God did not spare (I)angels when they sinned, but (J)cast them into hell[a] and committed them to chains[b] of gloomy darkness (K)to be kept until the judgment; 5 if he did not spare the ancient world, but (L)preserved Noah, a herald of righteousness, with seven others, when he brought (M)a flood upon the world of the ungodly; 6 if by (N)turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to ashes he condemned them to extinction, (O)making them an example of (P)what is going to happen to the ungodly;[c] 7 and (Q)if he rescued righteous Lot, greatly distressed by the sensual conduct of the wicked 8 (for as that righteous man lived among them day after day, (R)he was tormenting his righteous soul over their lawless deeds that he saw and heard); 9 then (S)the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials,[d] and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment, 10 and especially (T)those who indulge[e] in the lust of defiling passion and (U)despise authority. 19 They promise them (AN)freedom, (AO)but they themselves are slaves[h] of corruption. 13:2; Jude 11; Rev. 22:5, 7; Deut. 2 Peter 1 English Standard Version (ESV) Greeting. 2 Peter 2:4 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 2 Peter 2:4, NIV: "For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but sent them to hell, putting them in chains of darkness to be held for judgment;" 2 Peter 2:4, ESV: "For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to chains of gloomy darkness to be kept until the judgment;" 2 Peter 2 English Standard Version (ESV) False Prophets and Teachers. 12 Therefore I intend always to remind you of these qualities, though you know them and are established in the truth that you have. (H)Their condemnation from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep. 1 Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: 2 May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. What does it mean that, "Open rebuke is better than secret love"? Peter especially esteems Paul’s letters—even regarding them as Scripture themselves (2 Pe 3:15–16). 2:14, [Ezek. These are not the ONLY important verses. Peterprobably wrot… What are the benefits of creating an account? 2 Peter 1:10-11 | ESV calling obedience kingdom By which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire. (AE)Accursed children! We'd all do well to memorize the entire book of 1 & 2 Peter, then the rest of the New Testament, and go on to memorize the Pentetauch (1st 5 books of the Bible). Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. They have followed (AG)the way of Balaam, the son of Beor, who loved (AH)gain from wrongdoing, 16 but was rebuked for his own transgression; (AI)a speechless donkey spoke with human voice and restrained the prophet's madness. 10 Therefore, brothers,[g] be all the more diligent to confirm your calling and election, for if you practice these qualities you will never fall. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. 13 I think it right, as long as I am in this body,[h] to stir you up by way of reminder, 14 since I know that the putting off of my body will be soon, as our Lord Jesus Christ made clear to me. 3:1; 1 John 2:21], Matt. Author: 2 Peter 1:1 specifically states that the apostle Peter was the author of 2 Peter. 2 Peter Greeting. $3.99 a month puts a library of commentaries, study notes, and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. 2 And many will follow their sensuality, and because of them the way of truth (E)will be blasphemed. 2Pe 2:20 - For if, after they have escaped the defilements of the world through the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and overcome, the last state has become worse for them than the first. 4 For if God did not spare # Jude 6 angels when they sinned, but # [Rev. 8 For if these qualities[f] are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. Try it free for 30 days. Questions. 17 (AJ)These are waterless springs and mists driven by a storm. Learn to live effectively and grow in spiritual discernment. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! Ask Us! 18:24; Luke 12:47; Heb. 1:18; Rev. Since Peter was martyred during the reign of Nero, his death must have occurred prior to a.d. 68; so it is very likely that he wrote 2 Peter between 65 and 68. 2 But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction. 2 Peter 2:1 English Standard Version (ESV) False Prophets and Teachers. 2 Peter 2 English Standard Version << 2 Peter 1 | 2 Peter 2 | 2 Peter 3 >> False Prophets and Teachers. Need some help understanding theology? 2 Peter 1:10-11 Therefore, brothers, be all the more diligent to confirm your calling and election, for if you practice these qualities you will never fall. 2 But (A)false prophets also arose among the people, (B)just as there will be false teachers among you, who will (C)secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master (D)who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction. Ask a Question Got a Bible related Question? God's Grace in Christ Is the Source of Godly Living (1:3–11) A. Font Size. 5:26; Titus 2:14; Heb. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. 1:1 Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by … 9:14; 1 John 1:7; Rev. 7:14, Jude 5; [Rom. 1:11; [2 Sam. Last Week's Top Questions . ESV® Text Edition: 2016. 5:9; [Ex. The Day of the Lord Will Come. This is the New King James Version of the New Testament book of 2 Peter. Peter’s authorship of 2 Peter has been challenged more than that of any other book in the New Testament. Theywere Christians who lived in the country that we now call Turkey. To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: 2 May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. 2 1 But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction. 4:1; [Matt. 3:13; 4:5; Rev. False Prophets and Teachers 1But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 1 But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction. 11:13; 1 Tim. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. 15 And I will make every effort so that after my departure you may be able at any time to recall these things. 20:2, 3, 10] cast them into hell # 2:4 Greek Tartarus and committed them to chains # 2:4 Some manuscripts pits of gloomy darkness # Matt. For whatever overcomes a person, to that he is enslaved. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. Peter didnot say where he was sending the letter. 13:13; 1 Thess. 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