Parallel Verses

Amplified

And the world passes away and disappears, and with it the forbidden cravings (the passionate desires, the lust) of it; but he who does the will of God and carries out His purposes in his life abides (remains) forever.

New American Standard Bible

The world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever.

King James Version

And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

Holman Bible

And the world with its lust is passing away, but the one who does God’s will remains forever.

International Standard Version

And the world and its desires are fading away, but the person who does God's will remains forever.

A Conservative Version

And the world passes away, and the lust of it, but he who does the will of God abides into the age.

American Standard Version

And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

An Understandable Version

And the world, with its [physical and material] desires, is passing away, but the person who does what God wants will continue to live forever.

Anderson New Testament

And the world and its desire passes away: but he that does the will of God, abides forever.

Bible in Basic English

And the world and its desires is coming to an end: but he who does God's pleasure is living for ever.

Common New Testament

And the world is passing away, and the lust of it; but he who does the will of God abides forever.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and the world is passing away, with all its vices: but he that obeys the divine will, shall enjoy a life of immortality.

Darby Translation

And the world is passing, and its lust, but he that does the will of God abides for eternity.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Now the world passes away, and the lust of it; be he who does the will of God, abides forever.

Godbey New Testament

The world and its lust are indeed passing away; but the one doing the will of God abides forever.

Goodspeed New Testament

and the world with its cravings is passing away, but whoever does God's will will endure forever.

John Wesley New Testament

And the world passeth away, and the desire thereof; but he that doth the will of God abideth for ever.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the world passes away and the lust thereof, but he that does the will of God abides for ever.

Julia Smith Translation

And the world passes away, and its eager desires: but he doing the will of God remains for ever.

King James 2000

And the world passes away, and the lust thereof: but he that does the will of God abides forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the world is passing away, and its desire, but the one who does the will of God remains {forever}.

Modern King James verseion

And the world passes away, and the lust of it, but he who does the will of God abides forever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the world vanisheth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God, abideth ever.

Moffatt New Testament

and the world is passing away with its desire, while he who does the will of God remains for ever.

Montgomery New Testament

and the world and its lusts are passing away, but he who ever does the will of God abides forever.

NET Bible

And the world is passing away with all its desires, but the person who does the will of God remains forever.

New Heart English Bible

The world is passing away with its lusts, but he who does God's will remains forever.

Noyes New Testament

And the world is passing away, and the lust thereof; but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

Sawyer New Testament

And the world passes away, and its desires; but he that does the will of God continues for ever.

The Emphasized Bible

And, the world, passeth away, and the coveting thereof, but, he that doeth the will of God, endureth unto times age-abiding.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the world is passing away, and the lust thereof, but he who doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And the world, and all that it gratifies, is passing away, but he who does God's will remains for ever.

Webster

And the world passeth away, and the lust of it: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

Weymouth New Testament

And the world, with its cravings, is passing away, but he who does God's will continues for ever.

Williams New Testament

and the world is passing away and with it the evil longings it incites, but whoever perseveres in doing God's will lives on forever.

World English Bible

The world is passing away with its lusts, but he who does God's will remains forever.

Worrell New Testament

And the world is passing away, and the desire thereof; but be that does the will of God abides forever.

Worsley New Testament

And the world passeth away, and the desire of it: but he, that doth the will of God, abideth for ever.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the world doth pass away, and the desire of it, and he who is doing the will of God, he doth remain -- to the age.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

παράγω 
Parago 
Usage: 10

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

the lust
ἐπιθυμία 
Epithumia 
Usage: 35


Usage: 0

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

he that doeth
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

the will
θέλημα 
thelema 
will, desire, pleasure
Usage: 45

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

for
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 John 2:17

Devotionals containing 1 John 2:17

Images 1 John 2:17

Prayers for 1 John 2:17

Context Readings

Do Not Love The World

16 For all that is in the world -- "the lust of the flesh [craving for sensual gratification] and the lust of the eyes [greedy longings of the mind] and the pride of life [assurance in one's own resources or in the stability of earthly things] -- "these do not come from the Father but are from the world [itself]. 17 And the world passes away and disappears, and with it the forbidden cravings (the passionate desires, the lust) of it; but he who does the will of God and carries out His purposes in his life abides (remains) forever. 18 Boys (lads), it is the last time (hour, the end of this age). And as you have heard that the antichrist [he who will oppose Christ in the guise of Christ] is coming, even now many antichrists have arisen, which confirms our belief that it is the final (the end) time.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:31

And those who deal with this world [ overusing the enjoyments of this life] as though they were not absorbed by it and as if they had no dealings with it. For the outward form of this world (the present world order) is passing away.

Mark 3:35

For whoever does the things God wills is My brother and sister and mother!

Psalm 39:6

Surely every man walks to and fro -- "like a shadow in a pantomime; surely for futility and emptiness he is in turmoil; each one heaps up riches, not knowing who will gather them.

Psalm 73:18-20

[After all] You do set the [wicked] in slippery places; You cast them down to ruin and destruction.

Psalm 90:9

For all our days [out here in this wilderness, says Moses] pass away in Your wrath; we spend our years as a tale that is told [for we adults know we are doomed to die soon, without reaching Canaan].

Psalm 102:26

They shall perish, but You shall remain and endure; yes, all of them shall wear out and become old like a garment. Like clothing You shall change them, and they shall be changed and pass away.

Psalm 125:1-2

Those who trust in, lean on, and confidently hope in the Lord are like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved but abides and stands fast forever.

Psalm 143:10

Teach me to do Your will, for You are my God; let Your good Spirit lead me into a level country and into the land of uprightness.

Proverbs 10:25

When the whirlwind passes, the wicked are no more, but the [uncompromisingly] righteous have an everlasting foundation.

Isaiah 40:6-8

A voice says, Cry [prophesy]! And I said, What shall I cry? [The voice answered, Proclaim:] All flesh is as frail as grass, and all that makes it attractive [its kindness, its goodwill, its mercy from God, its glory and comeliness, however good] is transitory, like the flower of the field.

Matthew 7:21

Not everyone who says to Me, Lord, Lord, will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father Who is in heaven.

Matthew 21:31

Which of the two did the will of the father? They replied, The first one. Jesus said to them, Truly I tell you, the tax collectors and the harlots will get into the kingdom of heaven before you.

Matthew 24:35

Sky and earth will pass away, but My words will not pass away.

John 4:14

But whoever takes a drink of the water that I will give him shall never, no never, be thirsty any more. But the water that I will give him shall become a spring of water welling up (flowing, bubbling) [continually] within him unto (into, for) eternal life.

John 6:58

This is the Bread that came down from heaven. It is not like the manna which our forefathers ate, and yet died; he who takes this Bread for his food shall live forever.

John 7:17

If any man desires to do His will (God's pleasure), he will know (have the needed illumination to recognize, and can tell for himself) whether the teaching is from God or whether I am speaking from Myself and of My own accord and on My own authority.

John 10:28-30

And I give them eternal life, and they shall never lose it or perish throughout the ages. [To all eternity they shall never by any means be destroyed.] And no one is able to snatch them out of My hand.

Romans 12:2

Do not be conformed to this world (this age), [fashioned after and adapted to its external, superficial customs], but be transformed (changed) by the [entire] renewal of your mind [by its new ideals and its new attitude], so that you may prove [for yourselves] what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God, even the thing which is good and acceptable and perfect [in His sight for you].

Colossians 1:9

For this reason we also, from the day we heard of it, have not ceased to pray and make [ special] request for you, [asking] that you may be filled with the full (deep and clear) knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom [ in comprehensive insight into the ways and purposes of God] and in understanding and discernment of spiritual things -- "

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of yourselves, a servant of Christ Jesus, sends you greetings. [He is] always striving for you earnestly in his prayers, [pleading] that you may [as persons of ripe character and clear conviction] stand firm and mature [in spiritual growth], convinced and fully assured in everything willed by God.

1 Thessalonians 4:3

For this is the will of God, that you should be consecrated (separated and set apart for pure and holy living): that you should abstain and shrink from all sexual vice,

1 Thessalonians 5:18

Thank [God] in everything [no matter what the circumstances may be, be thankful and give thanks], for this is the will of God for you [who are] in Christ Jesus [the Revealer and Mediator of that will].

Hebrews 10:36

For you have need of steadfast patience and endurance, so that you may perform and fully accomplish the will of God, and thus receive and carry away [and enjoy to the full] what is promised.

James 1:10-11

And the rich [person ought to glory] in being humbled [by being shown his human frailty], because like the flower of the grass he will pass away.

James 4:14

Yet you do not know [the least thing] about what may happen tomorrow. What is the nature of your life? You are [really] but a wisp of vapor (a puff of smoke, a mist) that is visible for a little while and then disappears [into thin air].

1 Peter 1:5

Who are being guarded (garrisoned) by God's power through [your] faith [till you fully inherit that final] salvation that is ready to be revealed [for you] in the last time.

1 Peter 1:24-25

For all flesh (mankind) is like grass, and all its glory (honor) like [the] flower of grass. The grass withers and the flower drops off,

1 Peter 4:2

So that he can no longer spend the rest of his natural life living by [his] human appetites and desires, but [he lives] for what God wills.

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