Parallel Verses

Sawyer New Testament

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

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.

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 desire of the flesh and the desire 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 its desires; but he that does the will of God continues for ever. 18 Little children, it is the last time; and as you heard that antichrist is coming, even now many have become anti-christs; whence we know that it is the last time.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:31

and those who use the world as those not abusing it; for the fashion of this world passes away.

Mark 3:35

Whoever shall do the will of God, this is my brother, and sister, and mother.

Mark 3:35

Whoever shall do the will of God, this is my brother, and sister, and mother.

Mark 3:35-20

Whoever shall do the will of God, this is my brother, and sister, and mother.

Mark 3:35

Whoever shall do the will of God, this is my brother, and sister, and mother.

Mark 3:35

Whoever shall do the will of God, this is my brother, and sister, and mother.

Mark 3:35-2

Whoever shall do the will of God, this is my brother, and sister, and mother.

Mark 3:35

Whoever shall do the will of God, this is my brother, and sister, and mother.

Mark 3:35

Whoever shall do the will of God, this is my brother, and sister, and mother.

Mark 3:35-8

Whoever shall do the will of God, this is my brother, and sister, and mother.

Matthew 7:21

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

Matthew 21:31

Which of the two did the will of the father? They said to him, The first. Jesus said to them, I tell you truly, that the publicans and 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 whoever drinks of the water which I will give him shall never thirst; but the water which I will give him shall be in him a fountain of water springing up to eternal life.

John 6:58

This is the bread which came down from heaven; not as your fathers eat and died, he that eats this bread shall live forever.

John 7:17

If any one will do his will, he shall know of the teaching whether it is from God or whether I speak from myself.

John 10:28-30

and I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish nor shall any one pluck them out of my hand.

Romans 12:2

and be not conformed to this life, but be transformed by the renewing of the mind, that you may prove what is the will of God which is good and well-pleasing and perfect.

Colossians 1:9

Therefore we also, from the day that we heard, cease not to pray for you, and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, salutes you, always striving 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, your purity, that you should abstain from fornication,

1 Thessalonians 5:18

give thanks on every occasion; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus to us.

Hebrews 10:36

For you have need of patience, that having done the will of God you may receive the promise.

James 1:10-11

and the rich in his humiliation, for he shall pass away like a flower of the grass.

James 4:14

who know not what will be on the morrow; for what is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes away;

1 Peter 1:5

who are kept by the power of God through faith to salvation ready to be revealed in 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 has withered, and its flower fell off;

1 Peter 4:2

that you may no longer live the rest of your time in the flesh according to the desires of men, but according to the will of God.

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