Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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:

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 
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 The person who lacks these things is blind and shortsighted and has forgotten the cleansing from his past sins. 10 Therefore, brothers, make every effort to confirm your calling and election, because if you do these things you will never stumble. 11 For in this way, entry into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be richly supplied to you.



Cross References

2 Peter 3:17

Therefore, dear friends, since you know this in advance, be on your guard, so that you are not led away by the error of lawless people and fall from your own stability.

Micah 7:8

Do not rejoice over me, my enemy!
Though I have fallen, I will stand up;
though I sit in darkness,
the Lord will be my light.

Matthew 7:24-25

“Therefore, everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them will be like a sensible man who built his house on the rock.

Romans 8:28-31

We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God: those who are called according to His purpose.

2 Timothy 2:19

Nevertheless, God’s solid foundation stands firm, having this inscription:The Lord knows those who are His, and
Everyone who names the name of the Lord
must turn away from unrighteousness.

Hebrews 6:11

Now we want each of you to demonstrate the same diligence for the final realization of your hope,

1 Peter 1:5

You are being protected by God’s power through faith for a salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time.

1 John 3:19-21

This is how we will know we belong to the truth and will convince our conscience in His presence,

Psalm 15:5

who does not lend his money at interest
or take a bribe against the innocent
the one who does these things will never be moved.

Psalm 37:24

Though he falls, he will not be overwhelmed,
because the Lord holds his hand.

Psalm 62:2

He alone is my rock and my salvation,
my stronghold; I will never be shaken.

Psalm 62:6

He alone is my rock and my salvation,
my stronghold; I will not be shaken.

Psalm 112:6

He will never be shaken.
The righteous man will be remembered forever.

Psalm 121:3

He will not allow your foot to slip;
your Protector will not slumber.

Isaiah 56:2

Happy is the man who does this,
anyone who maintains this,
who keeps the Sabbath without desecrating it,
and keeps his hand from doing any evil.

Luke 6:47-49

I will show you what someone is like who comes to Me, hears My words, and acts on them:

Acts 20:24-25

But I count my life of no value to myself, so that I may finish my course and the ministry I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of God’s grace.

1 Thessalonians 1:3-4

We recall, in the presence of our God and Father, your work of faith, labor of love, and endurance of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ,

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

But we must always thank God for you, brothers loved by the Lord, because from the beginning God has chosen you for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and through belief in the truth.

Hebrews 6:19

We have this hope as an anchor for our lives, safe and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain.

1 Peter 1:2

according to the foreknowledge of God the Father and set apart by the Spirit for obedience and for sprinkling with the blood of Jesus Christ.May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

2 Peter 1:5

For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with goodness, goodness with knowledge,

Revelation 3:10-11

Because you have kept My command to endure, I will also keep you from the hour of testing that is going to come over the whole world to test those who live 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 the city by the gates.

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