Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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, 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 passes away, and the lust thereof: but he that does the will of God abides forever. 18 Little children, it is the last time: and as you have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; by which we know that it is the last time.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:31

And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passes away.

Mark 3:35

For whosoever shall do the will of God, the same is my brother, and my sister, and mother.

Psalm 39:6

Surely every man walks in a vain show: surely they are in turmoil in vain: he heaps up riches, and knows not who shall gather them.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely you did set them in slippery places: you cast them down into destruction.

Psalm 90:9

For all our days are passed away in your wrath: we spend our years as a tale that is told.

Psalm 102:26

They shall perish, but you shall endure: yea, all of them shall grow old like a garment; as a vesture shall you change them, and they shall be changed:

Psalm 125:1-2

[A song of ascents.] They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abides forever.

Psalm 143:10

Teach me to do your will; for you are my God: your Spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.

Proverbs 10:25

As the whirlwind passes, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.

Isaiah 40:6-8

The voice said, } Cry. { And he said, What shall I cry? {} All flesh is grass, and all its loveliness is as the flower of the field:

Matthew 7:21

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

Matthew 21:31

Which of the two did the will of his father? They said unto him, The first. Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the tax collectors and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.

Matthew 24:35

Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.

John 4:14

But whosoever drinks of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.

John 6:58

This is that bread which came down from heaven: not as your fathers did eat manna, and are dead: he that eats of this bread shall live forever.

John 7:17

If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

John 10:28-30

And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck 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 you may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

Colossians 1:9

For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that you might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, greets you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers, that you 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 you should abstain from fornication:

1 Thessalonians 5:18

In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

Hebrews 10:36

For you have need of patience, that, after you have done the will of God, you might receive the promise.

James 1:10-11

But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.

James 4:14

Whereas you know not what shall be tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that appears for a little time, and then vanishes away.

1 Peter 1:5

Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

1 Peter 1:24-25

For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower thereof falls away:

1 Peter 4:2

That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.

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