Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

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.

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 - as the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of goods - are not of the father: but of the world. 17 And the world vanisheth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God, abideth ever. 18 Little children it is now the last time, and as ye have heard how that antichrist shall come: even now are there many antichrists come already, whereby we know that it is the last time.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:31

And they that use this world, be as though they used it not: For the fashion of this world goeth away.

Mark 3:35

For whosoever doeth the will of God, he is my brother, my sister and mother."

Psalm 39:6

Yea every man walketh as it were a shadow, and disquieteth himself in vain: he heapeth up riches, and cannot tell who shall gather them.

Psalm 73:18-20

Namely, how thou hast set them in a slippery places, that thou mayest cast them down headlong and destroy them.

Psalm 90:9

For when thou art angry, all our days are gone; we bring our years to an end, as it were a tale that is told.

Psalm 102:26

They shall perish, but thou shalt endure; they all shall wax old as doth a garment, and as a vesture shalt thou change them, and they shall be changed.

Psalm 125:1-2

{A song of the stairs} They that put their trust in the LORD are even as the mount Zion, which may not be removed, but standeth fast forever.

Psalm 143:10

Teach me to do the thing that pleaseth thee; for thou art my God. Let thy loving spirit lead me forth into the land of righteousness.

Proverbs 10:25

The ungodly is like a tempest that passeth over, and is no more seen; but the righteous remaineth sure forever.

Isaiah 40:6-8

The same voice spake, "Now cry." And I said, "What shall I cry?" Then spake it, "That all flesh is grass, and that all the beauty thereof, is as the flower of the field.

Matthew 7:21

"Not all they that say unto me, 'Lord, Lord,' shall enter in to the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth my father's will which is in heaven.

Matthew 21:31

Whether of these twain did the will of the father?" And they said unto him, "The first." Jesus said unto them, "Verily I say unto you, that the publicans and the harlots shall come into the kingdom of God before you.

Matthew 24:35

Heaven and earth shall perish: but my words shall abide.

John 4:14

But whosoever shall drink of the water that I shall give him, shall never be more a 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 the bread which came from heaven: not as your fathers have eaten manna and are dead. He that eateth of this bread, shall live ever."

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 fashion not yourselves like unto this world: But be changed through the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what thing that good, that acceptable, and perfect will of God is.

Colossians 1:9

For this cause we also, since the day we heard of it have not ceased praying for you, and desiring that ye might be fulfilled with the knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras the servant of Christ, which is one of you, saluteth you, and always laboureth fervently for you in prayers that ye may stand perfect, and full in all that is the will of God.

1 Thessalonians 4:3

For this is the will of God, even that ye should be holy, and that ye should abstain from fornication,

1 Thessalonians 5:18

In all things give thanks. For this is the will of God in Christ Jesus toward you.

Hebrews 10:36

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

James 1:10-11

and the rich in that he is made low. For even as the flower of the grass shall he vanish away.

James 4:14

and yet cannot tell what shall happen tomorrow. For what thing is your life? It is even a vapor that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.

1 Peter 1:5

which are kept by the power of God through salvation, which salvation is prepared already to be showed in the last time,

1 Peter 1:24-25

For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man is as the flower of grass; the grass is withered, and the flower falleth away,

1 Peter 4:2

that he henceforward should live as much time as remaineth in the flesh, not after the lusts of men: but after the will of God.

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