Parallel Verses

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 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.

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.

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 But concerning the one who lacks such things -- he is blind. That is to say, he is nearsighted, since he has forgotten about the cleansing of his past sins. 10 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. 11 For thus an entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, will be richly provided for you.



Cross References

2 Peter 3:17

Therefore, dear friends, since you have been forewarned, be on your guard that you do not get led astray by the error of these unprincipled men and fall from your firm grasp on the truth.

Micah 7:8

My enemies, do not gloat over me! Though I have fallen, I will get up. Though I sit in darkness, the Lord will be my light.

Matthew 7:24-25

"Everyone who hears these words of mine and does them is like a wise man who built his house on rock.

Romans 8:28-31

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

2 Timothy 2:19

However, God's solid foundation remains standing, bearing this seal: "The Lord knows those who are his," and "Everyone who confesses the name of the Lord must turn away from evil."

Hebrews 6:11

But we passionately want each of you to demonstrate the same eagerness for the fulfillment of your hope until the end,

1 Peter 1:5

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

1 John 3:19-21

And by this we will know that we are of the truth and will convince our conscience in his presence,

Psalm 15:5

He does not charge interest when he lends his money. He does not take bribes to testify against the innocent. The one who lives like this will never be upended.

Psalm 37:24

Even if he trips, he will not fall headlong, for the Lord holds his hand.

Psalm 62:2

He alone is my protector and deliverer. He is my refuge; I will not be upended.

Psalm 62:6

He alone is my protector and deliverer. He is my refuge; I will not be upended.

Psalm 112:6

For he will never be upended; others will always remember one who is just.

Psalm 121:3

May he not allow your foot to slip! May your protector not sleep!

Isaiah 56:2

The people who do this will be blessed, the people who commit themselves to obedience, who observe the Sabbath and do not defile it, who refrain from doing anything that is wrong.

Luke 6:47-49

"Everyone who comes to me and listens to my words and puts them into practice -- I will show you what he is like:

Acts 20:24-25

But I do not consider my life worth anything to myself, so that I may finish my task and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the good news of God's grace.

1 Thessalonians 1:3-4

because we recall in the presence of our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and endurance of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

But we ought to thank God always for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth.

Hebrews 6:19

We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, sure and steadfast, which reaches inside behind the curtain,

1 Peter 1:2

according to the foreknowledge of God the Father by being set apart by the Spirit for obedience and for sprinkling with Jesus Christ's blood. May grace and peace be yours in full measure!

2 Peter 1:5

For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith excellence, to excellence, knowledge;

Revelation 3:10-11

Because you have kept my admonition to endure steadfastly, I will also keep you from the hour of testing that is about to come on the whole world to test those who live on the earth.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are those who wash their robes so they can have access to the tree of life and can enter into the city by the gates.

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