Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

Amplified

The world is passing away, and with it its lusts [the shameful pursuits and ungodly longings]; but the one who does the will of God and carries out His purposes lives forever.

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.

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.

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.

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 because all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. 17 And the world is passing, and its lust, but he that does the will of God abides for eternity. 18 Little children, it is the last hour, and, according as ye have heard that antichrist comes, even now there have come many antichrists, whence we know that it is the last hour.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:31

and they that use the world, as not disposing of it as their own; for the fashion of this world passes.

Mark 3:35

for whosoever shall do the will of God, he is my brother, and sister, and mother.

Psalm 39:6

Verily, man walketh in a vain show; verily they are disquieted in vain; he heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them.

Psalm 73:18-20

Truly thou settest them in slippery places, thou castest them down in ruins.

Psalm 90:9

For all our days pass away in thy wrath: we spend our years as a passing thought.

Psalm 102:26

They shall perish, but thou continuest; and all of them shall grow old as a garment: as a vesture shalt thou change them, and they shall be changed.

Psalm 125:1-2

{A Song of degrees.} They that confide in Jehovah are as mount Zion, which cannot be moved; it abideth for ever.

Psalm 143:10

Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God: let thy good Spirit lead me in a plain country.

Proverbs 10:25

As a whirlwind passeth, so is the wicked no more; but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.

Isaiah 40:6-8

A voice saith, Cry. And he saith, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the comeliness thereof as the flower of the field.

Matthew 7:21

Not every one who says to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens, but he that does the will of my Father who is in the heavens.

Matthew 21:31

Which of the two did the will of the father? They say to him, The first. Jesus says to them, Verily I say unto you that the tax-gatherers and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.

Matthew 24:35

The heaven and the earth shall pass away, but my words shall in no wise pass away.

John 4:14

but whosoever drinks of the water which I shall give him shall never thirst for ever, but the water which I shall give him shall become in him a fountain of water, springing up into eternal life.

John 6:58

This is the bread which has come down out of heaven. Not as the fathers ate and died: he that eats this bread shall live for ever.

John 7:17

If any one desire to practise his will, he shall know concerning the doctrine, whether it is of God, or that I speak from myself.

John 10:28-30

and I give them life eternal; and they shall never perish, and no one shall seize them out of my hand.

Romans 12:2

And be not conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

Colossians 1:9

For this reason we also, from the day we heard of your faith and love, do not cease praying and asking for you, to the end that ye may be filled with the full knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of you, the bondman of Christ Jesus, salutes you, always combating earnestly for you in prayers, to the end that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.

1 Thessalonians 4:3

For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication;

1 Thessalonians 5:18

in everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus towards you;

Hebrews 10:36

For ye have need of endurance in order that, having done the will of God, ye may receive the promise.

James 1:10-11

and the rich in his humiliation, because as the grass's flower he will pass away.

James 4:14

ye who do not know what will be on the morrow, (for what is your life? It is even a vapour, appearing for a little while, and then disappearing,)

1 Peter 1:5

who are kept guarded by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

1 Peter 1:24-25

Because all flesh is as grass, and all its glory as the flower of grass. The grass has withered and its flower has fallen;

1 Peter 4:2

no longer to live the rest of his time in the flesh to men's lusts, but to God's will.

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