Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of one's own interpretation.

New American Standard Bible

But know this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture is a matter of one's own interpretation,

King James Version

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.

Holman Bible

First of all, you should know this: No prophecy of Scripture comes from one’s own interpretation,

International Standard Version

First of all, you must understand this: No prophecy in Scripture is a matter of one's own interpretation,

A Conservative Version

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of scripture comes to pass of a personal interpretation.

American Standard Version

knowing this first, that no prophecy of scripture is of private interpretation.

Amplified

[Yet] first [you must] understand this, that no prophecy of Scripture is [a matter] of any personal or private or special interpretation (loosening, solving).

An Understandable Version

Above all, [you should realize] that no prophecy of Scripture originates from a person's own initiative [Note: This passage is discussing the source of Scripture, not the understanding of it].

Anderson New Testament

knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture came from private interpretation:

Bible in Basic English

Being conscious in the first place that no man by himself may give a special sense to the words of the prophets.

Common New Testament

First of all you must understand this, that no prophecy of scripture is a matter of one's own interpretation,

Daniel Mace New Testament

But you must above all consider, that no prophecy of the scripture did proceed

Darby Translation

knowing this first, that the scope of no prophecy of scripture is had from its own particular interpretation,

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Knowing this first, that no prophecy brought by the will of man;

Godbey New Testament

know this in the first place, that no prophecy of scripture is of private interpretation.

Goodspeed New Testament

You must understand this in the first place, that no prophecy in Scripture can be understood through one's own powers,

John Wesley New Testament

Knowing this before that no scripture prophecy is of any private interpretation.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

understanding this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.

Julia Smith Translation

Knowing this first, that every prophecy of the writing is not of private solution.

Lexham Expanded Bible

recognizing this above all, that every prophecy of scripture does not come about from one's own interpretation,

Modern King James verseion

knowing this first, that no prophecy of the Scripture came into being of its own private interpretation.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

So that ye first know this: That no prophecy in the scripture hath any private interpretation.

Montgomery New Testament

But first be assured of this??hat no prophecy of Scripture is of private interpretation.

NET Bible

Above all, you do well if you recognize this: No prophecy of scripture ever comes about by the prophet's own imagination,

New Heart English Bible

knowing this first, that no prophecy of Scripture is of private interpretation.

Noyes New Testament

knowing this first, that no prophecy of the Scripture cometh from private interpretation.

Sawyer New Testament

knowing this first, that no prophecy of Scripture is of its own solution.

The Emphasized Bible

Of this, first, taking note - that, no prophecy of scripture, becometh, self-solving;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Knowing this in the first place, that all scriptural prophecy is not from any man's own suggestions.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But first be assured of this:--There is no prophetic teaching found in Scripture that can be interpreted by man's unaided reason;

Webster

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.

Weymouth New Testament

But, above all, remember that no prophecy in Scripture will be found to have come from the prophet's own prompting;

Williams New Testament

because you recognize this truth above all else, that no prophecy in Scripture is to be interpreted by one's own mind,

World English Bible

knowing this first, that no prophecy of Scripture is of private interpretation.

Worrell New Testament

knowing this, first, that no prophecy of Scripture is of one's own interpretation;

Worsley New Testament

knowing this first, that no prophecy of scripture is of private interpretation;

Youngs Literal Translation

this first knowing, that no prophecy of the Writing doth come of private exposition,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

πρῶτον 
Proton 
first, at the first Trans, first of all,
Usage: 40

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

no
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

προφητεία 
Propheteia 
Usage: 18

of the scripture
γραφή 
Graphe 
Usage: 37

is
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

of
ἐπίλυσις 
Epilusis 
Usage: 1

any
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἴδιος 
Idios 
Usage: 96

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Peter 1:20

Images 2 Peter 1:20

Prayers for 2 Peter 1:20

Context Readings

Salvation Based On The Word Of God

19 We have also a more sure word of prophecy; to which you do well that you take heed, as unto a light that shines in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts: 20 Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of one's own interpretation. 21 For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.



Cross References

2 Peter 3:3

Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,

Romans 12:6

Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith;

Romans 6:6

Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that we should no longer serve sin.

Romans 13:11

And this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.

1 Timothy 1:9

Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers,

James 1:3

Knowing this, that the trying of your faith works patience.

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