Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

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

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.

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.

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 for all that there is in the world, the things that our physical nature and our eyes crave, and the proud display of life??hese do not come from the Father, but from the world; 17 and the world with its cravings is passing away, but whoever does God's will will endure forever. 18 Children, it is the last hour. You have heard that Antichrist is coming, and many Antichrists have indeed appeared. So we may be sure that it is the last hour.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:31

and those who mix in the world, as though they were not absorbed in it. For the present shape of the world is passing away.

Mark 3:35

Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother."

Mark 3:35

Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother."

Mark 3:35-20

Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother."

Mark 3:35

Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother."

Mark 3:35

Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother."

Mark 3:35-2

Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother."

Mark 3:35

Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother."

Mark 3:35

Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother."

Mark 3:35-8

Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother."

Matthew 7:21

It is not everyone who says to me 'Lord! Lord!' who will get into the Kingdom of Heaven, but only those who do the will of my Father in heaven.

Matthew 21:31

Which of the two did what his father wanted?" They said, "The second one." Jesus said to them, "I tell you, the tax-collectors and prostitutes are going into the Kingdom of God ahead of you.

Matthew 24:35

Earth and sky will pass away but my words will never pass away.

John 4:14

but anyone who drinks the water that I will give him will never be thirsty, but the water that I will give him will become a spring of water within him, bubbling up for eternal life."

John 6:58

This is the bread that has come down out of heaven??ot like that which your forefathers ate and yet died. Whoever lives on this bread will live forever."

John 7:17

Anyone who resolves to do his will will know whether my teaching comes from God, or originates with me.

John 10:28-30

and I give them eternal life, and they shall never be lost, and no one shall tear them out of my hands.

Romans 12:2

You must not adopt the customs of this world but by your new attitude of mind be transformed so that you can find out what God's will is??hat is good, pleasing, and perfect.

Colossians 1:9

That is why, from the day I first heard of it, I have never given up praying for you and asking God to fill you, through full spiritual wisdom and insight, with a clear knowledge of what his will is,

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, one of your own number, a slave of Christ Jesus, wishes to be remembered to you. He is always standing up for you in his prayers that you may stand fast, like men of mature convictions, whatever God's will for you may be.

1 Thessalonians 4:3

It is God's will that you should be consecrated, that you abstain from immorality,

1 Thessalonians 5:18

Thank God whatever happens. For this is what God through Christ Jesus wants you to do.

Hebrews 10:36

but you will need endurance if you are to carry out God's will and receive the blessing he has promised.

James 1:10-11

but one who is rich ought to rejoice at being reduced in circumstances, for the rich will disappear like the wild flowers.

James 4:14

when you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow! You are just a mist, which appears for a little while and then disappears.

1 Peter 1:5

and you by God's power are being protected through faith to receive a salvation that is now ready to be disclosed at the last time.

1 Peter 1:24-25

For "All flesh is like grass, And all its glory like the flower of the grass. The grass withers, And the flower fades,

1 Peter 4:2

and no longer lives by what men desire, but for the rest of his earthly life by what God wills.

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