Little children, it is the last hour; and, as ye heard that Anti-Christ is coming, even now many anti-christs have arisen; whence we know that it is the last hour.
and every spirit that confesses not Jesus is not of God; and this is the spirit of the Anti-Christ, of which ye have heard that it is coming, and now it is in the world already.
Who is the liar, but he that denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the Anti-Christ, he that denies the Father and the Son.
Because many deceivers went out into the world, who confess not Jesus Christ as coming in flesh. This is the deceiver and the Anti-Christ.
for there will arise false Christs and false prophets; and they will give great signs and wonders, so as to lead astray, if possible, even the elect.
Knowing this first, that there will come in the last days scoffers with scoffing, walking after their own desires,
Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets have gone forth into the world.
that they were wont to say to you: "In the last time there will be mockers, walking according to their own ungodly desires."
And then, if any one shall say to you, 'Lo, here is the Christ!' or, 'Lo, there!' believe him not;
Jesus, therefore, saith to them, "Little children, have ye anything to eat?" They answered Him, "No."
I know that, after my departure, grievous wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock;
Let no one deceive you in any manner; because that day will not come, unless the falling away come first, and the man of lawlessness be revealed??he son of perdition;
But the Spirit expressly saith, that in later times, some will fall away from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and to teachings of demons,
But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come;
For there will be a time when they will not endure the healthful teaching; but, having itching ears, they will for themselves heap up teachers according to their own desires;
at the end of these days spake to us in His Son, Whom He appointed Heir of all things, through Whom also He constituted the ages;
who are being guarded by God's power, through faith unto a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time;
foreknown, indeed, from a founding of a world, but manifested in the end of the times for you,
But there arose false prophets also among the people, as among you also there will be false teachers, who, indeed, will stealthily bring in destructive heresies, denying even the Master Who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction: