Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Through these he has given us his precious and wonderful promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, seeing that you have escaped the corruption that is in the world caused by evil desires.

New American Standard Bible

For by these He has granted to us His precious and magnificent promises, so that by them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world by lust.

King James Version

Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

Holman Bible

By these He has given us very great and precious promises, so that through them you may share in the divine nature, escaping the corruption that is in the world because of evil desires.

A Conservative Version

Because of which, the precious and greatest promises have been given to us, so that through these ye might become companions of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption in the world in lust.

American Standard Version

whereby he hath granted unto us his precious and exceeding great promises; that through these ye may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in that world by lust.

Amplified

By means of these He has bestowed on us His precious and exceedingly great promises, so that through them you may escape [by flight] from the moral decay (rottenness and corruption) that is in the world because of covetousness (lust and greed), and become sharers (partakers) of the divine nature.

An Understandable Version

By these [blessings] He has given to us the precious and tremendous promises, so that you people may share in His divine nature, [after] having escaped the world's corruption, caused by evil desires.

Anderson New Testament

through which things very great and precious favors that were promised have been given us, that through these you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through desire:

Bible in Basic English

And through this he has given us the hope of great rewards highly to be valued; so that by them we might have our part in God's being, and be made free from the destruction which is in the world through the desires of the flesh.

Common New Testament

By these he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may escape from the corruption that is in the world because of lust, and become partakers of the divine nature.

Daniel Mace New Testament

by which we have receiv'd the most inestimable promises, that thereby you might become partakers of the divine perfections, after having escap'd from the corruption of a sensual world.

Darby Translation

through which he has given to us the greatest and precious promises, that through these ye may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

On account of which, the greatest and most precious promises are freely given to us, that by these we might be made partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world, through lust.

Godbey New Testament

through which precious and greatest promises have been given unto us; that through these you may be partakers of the divine nature, escaping the corruption that is in the world through lust.

Goodspeed New Testament

Thus he has given us his precious and splendid promises so that through them you may escape the corrupting influences that exist in the world through passion, and come to share in the divine nature.

John Wesley New Testament

By which he hath given us exceeding great and precious promises, that by these, having escaped the corruption which is in the world thro' desire, ye may become partakers of the divine nature:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises, that by these ye might be made participants of the divine nature, having fled the corruption that is in the world through lust.

Julia Smith Translation

(By which the greatest and precious promises are bestowed upon us: that by these ye might be having escaped from the corruption in the world through eager desires.)

King James 2000

By which are given unto us exceedingly great and precious promises: that by these you might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

Lexham Expanded Bible

through which things he has bestowed on us his precious and very great promises, so that through these you may become sharers of the divine nature [after] escaping from the corruption [that is] in the world because of evil desire,

Modern King James verseion

through which He has given to us exceedingly great and precious promises, so that by these you might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

by the means whereof are given unto us excellent and most great promises; that by the help of them ye should be partakers of the godly nature, in that ye flee the corruption of worldly lust.

Montgomery New Testament

By these he has granted his promises to us, precious and splendid; so that through them you may become partners of the divine nature, now that you have escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

NET Bible

Through these things he has bestowed on us his precious and most magnificent promises, so that by means of what was promised you may become partakers of the divine nature, after escaping the worldly corruption that is produced by evil desire.

New Heart English Bible

by which he has granted to us his precious and exceedingly great promises; that through these you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world by lust.

Noyes New Testament

through which he hath given us exceedingly great and precious promises, that by these ye may become partakers of the Divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world through lust;

Sawyer New Testament

through which have been given us very great and precious promises, that by these you might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption which is in the world by inordinate desire,

The Emphasized Bible

Through which, his precious, and very great, promises, have, unto us, been given, in order that, through these, ye might become sharers in a divine nature - escaping the corruption that is in the world by coveting.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

whereby superlatively great and precious promises are freely given to us: that by these ye might become partakers of a divine nature, having fled far away from the corruption that is in the world through inordinate concupiscence.??5 And for this very purpose employing the greatest diligence, lead up in the train of your faith courage; and with courage intelligence;

Twentieth Century New Testament

For it was through this that he gave us what we prize as the greatest of his promises, that through them you might participate in the divine nature, now that you have fled from the corruption in the world, resulting from human passions.

Webster

Whereby are given to us exceeding great and precious promises; that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

Weymouth New Testament

It is by means of these that He has granted us His precious and wondrous promises, in order that through them you may, one and all, become sharers in the very nature of God, having completely escaped the corruption which exists in the world through earthly cravings.

Williams New Testament

It is through these that He has given us His precious and glorious promises, so that through them, after you have escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of evil desires, you may come to share in the divine nature.

World English Bible

by which he has granted to us his precious and exceedingly great promises; that through these you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world by lust.

Worrell New Testament

through which have been given to us very great and precious promises, that through these ye may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world in lust:

Worsley New Testament

by which are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises; that by these ye may become partakers of a divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

Youngs Literal Translation

through which to us the most great and precious promises have been given, that through these ye may become partakers of a divine nature, having escaped from the corruption in the world in desires.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

δωρέομαι 
Doreomai 
Usage: 3

unto us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
us, we, our, for us
Usage: 160

μέγιστος 
megistos 
Usage: 1

and

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

τίμιος 
Timios 
Usage: 14

ἐπάγγελμα 
Epaggelma 
Usage: 2

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

τούτων 
Touton 
Usage: 43

ye might be
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

κοινωνός 
Koinonos 
Usage: 9

of the
φύσις 
Phusis 
Usage: 14

θεῖος 
theios 
Usage: 3

φύσις 
Phusis 
Usage: 14

ἀποφεύγω 
Apopheugo 
Usage: 3

φθορά 
Phthora 
Usage: 9

that is in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Peter 1:4

Devotionals containing 2 Peter 1:4

Images 2 Peter 1:4

Prayers for 2 Peter 1:4

Context Readings

Greeting

3 His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through the full knowledge of the one who called us by his own glory and excellence. 4 Through these he has given us his precious and wonderful promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, seeing that you have escaped the corruption that is in the world caused by evil desires. 5 For this very reason, you must make every effort to supplement your faith with moral character, your moral character with knowledge,



Cross References

Hebrews 12:10

For a short time they disciplined us as they thought best, but God does it for our good, so that we may share in his holiness.

1 John 3:2

Dear friends, we are now God's children, but what we will be like has not been revealed yet. We know that when the Messiah is revealed, we will be like him, because we will see him as he is.

2 Peter 2:18-20

By talking high-sounding nonsense and using sinful cravings of the flesh, they entice people who have just escaped from those who live in error.

John 1:12-13

However, to all who received him, those believing in his name, he gave authority to become God's children,

2 Corinthians 6:17-1

Therefore, "Get away from them and separate yourselves from them," declares the Lord, "and don't touch anything unclean. Then I will welcome you.

Ephesians 4:23-24

to be renewed in your mental attitude,

Ezekiel 36:25-27

I'll sprinkle pure water on you all, and you'll be cleansed from your impurity and from all of your idols."

Romans 9:4

who are Israelis. To them belong the adoption, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the Law, the worship, and the promises.

2 Corinthians 1:20

For all God's promises are "Yes" in him. And so through him we can say "Amen," to the glory of God.

2 Corinthians 3:18

As all of us reflect the glory of the Lord with unveiled faces, we are becoming more like him with ever-increasing glory by the Lord's Spirit.

Galatians 3:16

Now the promises were spoken to Abraham and to his descendant. It doesn't say "descendants," referring to many, but "your descendant," referring to one person, who is the Messiah.

Galatians 6:8

The person who sows through human means will harvest decay from human means, but the person who sows in the Spirit will harvest eternal life from the Spirit.

Colossians 3:10

and have clothed yourselves with the new nature, which is being renewed in full knowledge, consistent with the image of the one who created it.

Hebrews 8:6-12

However, Jesus has now obtained a more superior ministry, since the covenant he mediates is founded on better promises.

Hebrews 9:15

This is why the Messiah is the mediator of a new covenant; so that those who are called may receive the eternal inheritance promised them, since a death has occurred that redeems them from the offenses committed under the first covenant.

James 4:1-3

Where do those fights and quarrels among you come from? They come from your selfish desires that are at war in your bodies, don't they?

1 Peter 4:2-3

so that he can live the rest of his mortal life guided, not by human desires, but by the will of God.

2 Peter 1:1

From: Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus, the Messiah. To: Those who have received faith that is as valuable as ours through the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus the Messiah.

1 John 2:15-16

Stop loving the world and the things that are in the world. If anyone persists in loving the world, the Father's love is not in him.

1 John 2:25

The message that the Son himself declared to us is eternal life.

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