Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Therefore, brethren, be all the more diligent to make certain about His calling and choosing you; for as long as you practice these things, you will never stumble;

King James Version

Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall:

Holman Bible

Therefore, brothers, make every effort to confirm your calling and election, because if you do these things you will never stumble.

International Standard Version

So then, my brothers, be all the more eager to make your calling and election certain, for if you keep on doing this you will never fail.

A Conservative Version

Therefore, brothers, instead be diligent to make your calling and selection sure, for doing these things, ye would, no, not ever stumble.

American Standard Version

Wherefore, brethren, give the more diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never stumble:

Amplified

Because of this, brethren, be all the more solicitous and eager to make sure (to ratify, to strengthen, to make steadfast) your calling and election; for if you do this, you will never stumble or fall.

An Understandable Version

So, brothers, be diligent to make sure of your calling and election [i.e., of your status as being selected by God], for when you do, you will never stumble [and fall away from God].

Anderson New Testament

Wherefore, brethren, give the greater diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if you do these things, you will never fall.

Bible in Basic English

For this reason, my brothers, take all the more care to make your selection and approval certain; for if you do these things you will never have a fall:

Common New Testament

Therefore, brethren, be all the more eager to make your calling and election sure. For if you do these things, you will never fall;

Daniel Mace New Testament

Wherefore be the more diligent, my brethren, to secure your vocation and election by your virtuous actions, for by so doing, you will never relapse:

Darby Translation

Wherefore the rather, brethren, use diligence to make your calling and election sure, for doing these things ye will never fall;

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Wherefore, the rather, brethren, earnestly endeavor to make your calling and election sure; for doing these things, you shall never fall;

Godbey New Testament

Therefore, brethren, be the more diligent to make your calling and election sure: for doing these things you can never fall.

Goodspeed New Testament

Therefore, brothers, make all the greater efforts to make God's call and choice of you certain. For if you have these qualities, you will never stumble,

John Wesley New Testament

Wherefore the rather, brethren, be diligent to make your calling and election firm; for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore, brethren, give all the more diligence to make your calling and election sure; for doing these things, ye shall never fall.

Julia Smith Translation

Wherefore rather, brethren, be earnest to have your calling and selection made firm: for doing these, ye should not once stumble:

King James 2000

Therefore rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if you do these things, you shall never fall:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, brothers, be zealous even more to make your calling and election secure, because [if you] do these [things], you will never ever stumble.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore, brothers, rather be diligent to make your calling and election sure, for if you do these things, you shall never fall.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore, brethren, give the more diligence for to make your calling and election sure. For if ye do such things, ye shall never err.

Moffatt New Testament

So be the more eager, brothers, to ratify your calling and election, for as you practise these qualities you will never make a slip;

Montgomery New Testament

So, brothers, take diligent care to make your calling and election sure; for if you do this, you will never stumble.

NET Bible

Therefore, brothers and sisters, make every effort to be sure of your calling and election. For by doing this you will never stumble into sin.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore, brothers, be more diligent to make your calling and election sure. For if you do these things, you will never stumble.

Noyes New Testament

Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure; for if ye do these things, ye will never fall.

Sawyer New Testament

Wherefore, brothers, use the greater diligence to make your calling and election sure; for doing these things you shall never fall.

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore, all the more, brethren, give diligence to be making, firm, your calling and election; for, these things, doing, in nowise shall ye stumble at any time,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make sure your calling and election: for by doing these things, ye shall never at any time stumble:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore, Brothers, do your best to put God's Call and Selection of you beyond all doubt; for, if you do this, you will never fall.

Webster

Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall:

Weymouth New Testament

For this reason, brethren, be all the more in earnest to make sure that God has called you and chosen you; for it is certain that so long as you practise these things, you will never stumble.

Williams New Testament

Therefore, brothers, be all the more in earnest to make certain to yourselves God's call and choice of you. For if you cultivate these qualities, you will never slip,

World English Bible

Therefore, brothers, be more diligent to make your calling and election sure. For if you do these things, you will never stumble.

Worrell New Testament

Wherefore, brethren, give the more diligence to make your calling and election sure; for, if ye do these things, ye shall in nowise ever stumble;

Worsley New Testament

Wherefore, my brethren, be the more diligent thus to make your calling and election sure; for if ye do these things ye shall never fall.

Youngs Literal Translation

wherefore, the rather, brethren, be diligent to make stedfast your calling and choice, for these things doing, ye may never stumble,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
διό 
Dio 
Usage: 52

the rather
μᾶλλον 
Mallon 
Usage: 66

ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

σπουδάζω 
Spoudazo 
Usage: 11

to make
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

κλῆσις 
Klesis 
Usage: 11

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἐκλογή 
Ekloge 
Usage: 6

βέβαιος 
Bebaios 
Usage: 9

γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

if ye do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

ye shall
πταίω 
Ptaio 
Usage: 5

οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Peter 1:10

Images 2 Peter 1:10

Prayers for 2 Peter 1:10

Context Readings

Growth In The Faith

9 For he who lacks these qualities is blind or short-sighted, having forgotten his purification from his former sins. 10 Therefore, brethren, be all the more diligent to make certain about His calling and choosing you; for as long as you practice these things, you will never stumble; 11 for in this way the entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be abundantly supplied to you.



Cross References

2 Peter 3:17

You therefore, beloved, knowing this beforehand, be on your guard so that you are not carried away by the error of unprincipled men and fall from your own steadfastness,

Micah 7:8

Do not rejoice over me, O my enemy Though I fall I will rise; Though I dwell in darkness, the LORD is a light for me.

Matthew 7:24-25

"Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock.

Romans 8:28-31

And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.

2 Timothy 2:19

Nevertheless, the firm foundation of God stands, having this seal, "The Lord knows those who are His," and, "Everyone who names the name of the Lord is to abstain from wickedness."

Hebrews 6:11

And we desire that each one of you show the same diligence so as to realize the full assurance of hope until the end,

1 Peter 1:5

who are protected by the power of God through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

1 John 3:19-21

We will know by this that we are of the truth, and will assure our heart before Him

Psalm 15:5

He does not put out his money at interest, Nor does he take a bribe against the innocent He who does these things will never be shaken.

Psalm 37:24

When he falls, he will not be hurled headlong, Because the LORD is the One who holds his hand.

Psalm 62:2

He only is my rock and my salvation, My stronghold; I shall not be greatly shaken.

Psalm 62:6

He only is my rock and my salvation, My stronghold; I shall not be shaken.

Psalm 112:6

For he will never be shaken; The righteous will be remembered forever.

Psalm 121:3

He will not allow your foot to slip; He who keeps you will not slumber.

Isaiah 56:2

"How blessed is the man who does this, And the son of man who takes hold of it; Who keeps from profaning the sabbath, And keeps his hand from doing any evil."

Luke 6:47-49

"Everyone who comes to Me and hears My words and acts on them, I will show you whom he is like:

Acts 20:24-25

"But I do not consider my life of any account as dear to myself, so that I may finish my course and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify solemnly of the gospel of the grace of God.

1 Thessalonians 1:3-4

constantly bearing in mind your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father,

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

But we should always give thanks to God for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God has chosen you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth.

Hebrews 6:19

This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, a hope both sure and steadfast and one which enters within the veil,

1 Peter 1:2

according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with His blood: May grace and peace be yours in the fullest measure.

2 Peter 1:5

Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge,

Revelation 3:10-11

'Because you have kept the word of My perseverance, I also will keep you from the hour of testing, that hour which is about to come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell on the earth.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter by the gates into the city.

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