Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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:

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 
more, rather, the more, better ,
Usage: 66

G80
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

for
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 with whom these things are not present is blind, short-sighted, and has forgotten the purging of his former sins. 10 Wherefore the rather, brethren, use diligence to make your calling and election sure, for doing these things ye will never fall; 11 for thus shall the entrance into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ be richly furnished unto you.



Cross References

2 Peter 3:17

Ye therefore, beloved, knowing these things before, take care lest, being led away along with the error of the wicked, ye should fall from your own stedfastness:

Micah 7:8

Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: though I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, Jehovah shall be a light unto me.

Matthew 7:24-25

Whoever therefore hears these my words and does them, I will liken him to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;

Romans 8:28-31

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

2 Timothy 2:19

Yet the firm foundation of God stands, having this seal, The Lord knows those that are his; and, Let every one who names the name of the Lord withdraw from iniquity.

Hebrews 6:11

But we desire earnestly that each one of you shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end;

1 Peter 1:5

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

1 John 3:19-21

And hereby we shall know that we are of the truth, and shall persuade our hearts before him --

Psalm 15:5

He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.

Psalm 37:24

though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down, for Jehovah upholdeth his hand.

Psalm 62:2

He only is my rock and my salvation; my high fortress: I shall not be greatly moved.

Psalm 62:6

He only is my rock and my salvation; my high fortress: I shall not be moved.

Psalm 112:6

For he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.

Psalm 121:3

He will not suffer thy foot to be moved; he that keepeth thee will not slumber.

Isaiah 56:2

Blessed is the man that doeth this, and the son of man that holdeth fast to it; that keepeth the sabbath from profaning it, and keepeth his hand from doing any evil.

Luke 6:47-49

Every one that comes to me, and hears my words and does them, I will shew you to whom he is like.

Acts 20:24-25

But I make no account of my life as dear to myself, so that I finish my course, and the ministry which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the glad tidings of the grace of God.

1 Thessalonians 1:3-4

remembering unceasingly your work of faith, and labour of love, and enduring constancy of hope, of our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father;

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

But we ought to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, that God has chosen you from the beginning to salvation in sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

Hebrews 6:19

which we have as anchor of the soul, both secure and firm, and entering into that within the veil,

1 Peter 1:2

elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by sanctification of the Spirit, unto the obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace be multiplied.

2 Peter 1:5

But for this very reason also, using therewith all diligence, in your faith have also virtue, in virtue knowledge,

Revelation 3:10-11

Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee out of the hour of trial, which is about to come upon the whole habitable world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are they that wash their robes, that they may have right to the tree of life, and that they should go in by the gates into the city.

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