Parallel Verses

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.

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:

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.

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, -

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 also having gone, he proclaimed to the spirits in prison; 20 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. 21 By which also the figure, immersion, now saves us (not by laying aside of the filth of the flesh, but the question of a good. consciousness toward God,) by the rising up of Jesus Christ:


Cross References

Genesis 6:3

And Jehovah will say, My spirit will not forever be low in man, for that he is flesh and his days were one hundred and twenty years.

Genesis 6:5

And Jehovah will see that great the evil of man in the earth, and every formation of the thoughts of his heart only evil all the days.

Hebrews 11:7

By faith Noah, having an intimation of the divine will of things not yet seen, being circumspect, prepared an ark for the salvation of his house; by which he condemned the world, and by faith became an heir of justice.

Genesis 8:18

And Noah shall come forth, and his sons and his wife, and his sons' wives with him.

2 Peter 2:5

And spared not the old world, but Noah the eighth, a herald of justice, he watched, having brought an inundation upon the world of the irreligious;

Genesis 6:13-7

And God will say to Noah, The end of all flesh came in to my face, for the earth was filled with violence from the face of them, and behold me destroying them from the earth.

Genesis 7:13

In that very day went in Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth; Noah's sons, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his sons with them to the ark.

Genesis 7:17-23

And the flood shall be forty days upon the earth, and the waters shall multiply, and shall take up the ark, and it shall be lifted up from above the earth.

Genesis 8:1

AND God will remember Noah, and every living thing, and all the cattle that with him in the ark: and God will make a wind to pass over the earth and the waters will settle down.

Isaiah 30:18

And for this Jehovah will wait to compassionate you, and for this he will be lifted up to pity you, for Jehovah is a God of judgment: happy all they waiting for him.

Matthew 7:14

For strait the gate and afflicted the way leading into life, and few are they finding it.

Matthew 24:37-39

And as the days of Noe, so shall be the arrival of the Son of man.

Luke 12:32

Fear not, little flock; for your Father was contented to give you the kingdom.

Luke 13:24-25

Strive earnestly to enter through the narrow gate: for many, I say to you, shall seek to enter in, and shall not be able.

Luke 17:26-30

And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be in the days of the Son of man.

Romans 2:4-5

Or the abundance of his goodness and forbearance and long suffering dos thou despise; not knowing that the goodness of God brings thee to repentance?

Romans 9:22

And if God, willing anger to be shown, and his power to be made known, endured in much long suffering the vessels of anger put in proper order for destruction:

2 Corinthians 2:15-16

For we are to God a sweet odor of Christ, in the saved, and in the host:

Ephesians 5:26

That he might consecrate it, having cleansed by the washing of water in the word,

2 Peter 3:15

And the longsuffering of our Lord deem ye salvation; as also our dearly beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given him, wrote to you;

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