Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Spirits unyielding at one time, when the longsuffering of God was holding forth a welcome in the days of Noah, there being in preparation an ark - going into which, a few, that is eight, souls, were brought safely through by means of water, -

New American Standard Bible

who once were disobedient, when the patience of God kept waiting in the days of Noah, during the construction of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were brought safely through the water.

King James Version

Which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.

Holman Bible

who in the past were disobedient, when God patiently waited in the days of Noah while an ark was being prepared. In it a few—that is, eight people—were saved through water.

International Standard Version

who disobeyed long ago in the days of Noah, when God waited patiently while the ark was being built. In it a few, that is, eight persons, were saved by water.

A Conservative Version

who were disobedient formerly, when the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah who prepared an ark in which a few, that is, eight souls were saved through water.

American Standard Version

that aforetime were disobedient, when the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water:

Amplified

who once were disobedient, when the great patience of God was waiting in the days of Noah, during the building of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons [Noah’s family], were brought safely through the water.

An Understandable Version

These people had disobeyed [Noah's preaching, See II Pet. 2:5] back when God's patience waited [for them to repent, See Gen. 6:3], during the days of Noah, when the ship was being constructed. It was by that means [i.e., the ship floating them to safety through the Flood waters] that a few persons, eight of them, were saved [from destruction] through water.

Anderson New Testament

who formerly were disobedient, when the long-suffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while an ark was preparing, in which few, that is, eight souls, were brought in safety through the water;

Bible in Basic English

Who, in the days of Noah, went against God's orders; but God in his mercy kept back the punishment, while Noah got ready the ark, in which a small number, that is to say eight persons, got salvation through water:

Common New Testament

who formerly did not obey, when the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, during the building of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were saved through water.

Daniel Mace New Testament

those antient rebels in the time of Noah, when the divine forbearance waited, till the ark was quite finish'd, in which only eight persons were saved by means of the water.

Darby Translation

heretofore disobedient, when the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah while the ark was preparing, into which few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water:

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

who formerly were disobedient, when the patience of God once waited, in the days of Noah, while an ark was preparing, in which few, that is, eight souls, were effectually saved through water-

Godbey New Testament

who at one time were disobedient, when the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, the ark being prepared, in which a few, that is, eight souls were saved through the water.

Goodspeed New Testament

who had once been disobedient, when in Noah's time God in his patience waited for the ark to be made ready, in which a few people, eight in all, were brought safely through the water.

John Wesley New Testament

Who some time disbelieved, when the long-suffering of God waited in the Days of Noah, while the ark was preparing, wherein few, that is, eight persons were saved through the water:

Julia Smith Translation

They having been once unbelieving, when the longsuffering of God waited in Noah's days, the ark being prepared, in which few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.

King James 2000

Who formerly were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being prepared, by which a few, that is, eight souls were saved through water.

Lexham Expanded Bible

who were formerly disobedient, when the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, [while] an ark was being constructed, in which a few--that is, eight souls--were rescued through water.

Modern King James verseion

to disobeying ones, when once the long-suffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being prepared (in which a few, that is, eight souls were saved through water);

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which were in time past disobedient, when the long suffering of God abode exceeding patiently in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few - that is to say eight souls - were saved by water,

Moffatt New Testament

who had disobeyed at the time when God's patience held out during the construction of the ark in the days of Noah ??the ark by which only a few souls, eight in all, were brought safely through the water.)

Montgomery New Testament

who in old times had been disobedient, when God's longsuffering was waiting in the days of Noah, while an ark was building, in which a few persons??ight in number??ere saved by water.)

NET Bible

after they were disobedient long ago when God patiently waited in the days of Noah as an ark was being constructed. In the ark a few, that is eight souls, were delivered through water.

New Heart English Bible

who before were disobedient, when God waited patiently in the days of Noah, while the ship was being built. In it, few, that is, eight souls, were saved by means of water.

Noyes New Testament

who were disobedient in times past, when the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was preparing, wherein a few, that is, eight souls, were saved by water;

Sawyer New Testament

who were formerly disobedient when the long suffering of God waited in the days of Noah while the ark was being prepared, in which a few, that is eight souls, were saved by water.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

who in time of old were disobedient, when the long suffering of God in the days of Noe waited, while the ark was preparing, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were preserved through the water.

Twentieth Century New Testament

who once were disobedient, at the time when God patiently waited, in the days of Noah, while the ark was being prepared; in which some few lives, eight in all, were saved by means of water.

Webster

Who formerly were disobedient, when once the long-suffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was preparing, in which few, that is, eight souls, were saved by water.

Weymouth New Testament

who in ancient times had been disobedient, while God's longsuffering was patiently waiting in the days of Noah during the building of the Ark, in which a few persons--eight in number--were brought safely through the water.

Williams New Testament

who had once been disobedient, while God's patience was awaiting in the days when Noah was preparing an ark, in which a few people-- eight, to be exact -- were brought safely through the water.

World English Bible

who before were disobedient, when God waited patiently in the days of Noah, while the ship was being built. In it, few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water.

Worrell New Testament

who were once disobedient, when the long-suffering of God was waiting in the days of Noah, while an ark was being prepared, entering into which, a few, that is, eight, souls were saved through water;

Worsley New Testament

who of old were disobedient, when the long-suffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was preparing; wherein a few, that is eight souls, were saved by water.

Youngs Literal Translation

who sometime disbelieved, when once the long-suffering of God did wait, in days of Noah -- an ark being preparing -- in which few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ποτέ 
Pote 
in time past, at any time, in times past, sometimes, sometime, once, not tr,
Usage: 28

ἀπειθέω 
Apeitheo 
Usage: 16

ὅτε ὅτε ἥτε τοτε 
Hote 
Usage: 86

ἅπαξ 
Hapax 
Usage: 15

μακροθυμία 
Makrothumia 
Usage: 14

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἐκδέχομαι 
Ekdechomai 
Usage: 8

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the days
ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

of Noah
Νῶε 
Noe 
Usage: 4

while the ark
κιβωτός 
Kibotos 
ark
Usage: 4

κατασκευάζω 
Kataskeuazo 
Usage: 9

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

few
ὀλίγος 
Oligos 
Usage: 28

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

ὀκτώ 
Okto 
Usage: 7

ψυχή 
Psuche 
Usage: 62

διασώζω 
Diasozo 
Usage: 8

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

Context Readings

Suffer For Doing What Is Good

19 In which, even unto the spirits in prison, he went and proclaimed, - 20 Spirits unyielding at one time, when the longsuffering of God was holding forth a welcome in the days of Noah, there being in preparation an ark - going into which, a few, that is eight, souls, were brought safely through by means of water, - 21 Which water in manner corresponding, doth, now, save, you also - even immersion, - not a putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the request unto God, for a good conscience, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ, -


Cross References

Genesis 6:3

And Yahweh said - My spirit shall not rule in man to times age - abiding, for that, he also, is flesh, - Yet his days shall be a hundred and twenty years.

Genesis 6:5

Then Yahweh saw that great, was the wickedness of man in the earth, and that, every purpose of the devices of his heart, was only wicked all the day;

Hebrews 11:7

By faith, Noah, having received intimation concerning the things not yet seen, filled with reverence, prepared an ark to the saving of his house - through which he condemned the world, and, of the righteousness by way of faith, became heir.

Genesis 8:18

So Noah came forth, - and his sons and his wife, and his sons wives with him:

2 Peter 2:5

And, an ancient world, spared not, but, with seven others, preserved, Noah, a proclaimer, of righteousness, a flood, upon a world of ungodly persons, letting loose, -

Genesis 6:13-7

So God said unto Noah: the end of all flesh, hath come in before me, for, filled, is the earth with violence, because of them, - behold me, then, destroying them with the earth.

Genesis 7:13

On this selfsame day, entered Noah, and Shem and Ham and Japheth. Noah's sons, - and Noah's wife, and his sons' three wives with them into the ark:

Genesis 7:17-23

And it came to pass, that the flood was forty days on the earth, - and the waters increased and bare up the ark, and it was lifted high above the earth,

Genesis 8:1

And God remembered Noah, and all the wild - beasts and all the tame-beasts that were with him in the ark, - and God caused a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters subsided;

Isaiah 30:18

And, therefore, will Yahweh wait, That he may grant you favour, And, therefore, will he lift himself up, That he may show you compassion, - For A God of justice, is, Yahweh, How happy all they who are waiting for him

Matthew 7:14

Because, narrow, is the gate, and, confined, the way, that leadeth unto life, - and, few, are they who find, it.

Matthew 24:37-39

For, just as the days of Noah, so, will be the presence of the Son of Man;

Luke 12:32

Be not afraid, the dear little flock! for your Father delighteth to give you, the kingdom.

Luke 13:24-25

Be striving to enter through the narrow door; for, many, I say unto you, will seek to enter, and will not be able, -

Luke 17:26-30

And, as it came to pass in the days of Noah, so, will it be, even in the days of the Son of Man:

Romans 2:4-5

Or, the riches of his kindness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, dost thou despise, - not knowing that, the kindness of God, unto repentance, is leading thee?

Romans 9:22

And, if God - wishing to shew his anger and to make known his power - bare, in much patience, with vessels of anger already fitted for destruction,

2 Corinthians 2:15-16

That, of Christ, a grateful odour, are we, unto God, - in them who are being saved, and in them who are being lost:

Ephesians 5:26

That, her, he might sanctify, having purified her with the bath of water, in declaration,

2 Peter 3:15

And account, our Lord's long suffering, to be salvation: - even as, our beloved brother Paul also, according to the wisdom given unto him, hath written unto you;

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